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I Think Its Good to Burn Bridges

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    I used to try and be everybody's friend - this worked for a little while... but once I got into the real world it didn't work so well anymore.  I've realized that sometimes the only way to move forward is to burn the bridge behind you even if it means being disliked by...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    Sometimes, to Build a Foundation, You Must Burn a Bridge

    Many will tell you that you must live for yourself alone and never turn your ideal of success and love over to another. But, I can tell you that they are wrong. Always going about selfishly living for yourself and never allowing yourself to feel as though you need ...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    i am falling in love .... in love to someone whos having a long distance relationship with somebody else .... :(
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    Yes.. and I'm very hot! I'm debating about stripping down and just lounging in front of the fan !
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    I'm definitely a thinker. I constantly think. Sometimes good, many times not so good. I think about my past, my present, my future. Sometimes it can be impossible to turn it off.
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    I think its time to change my life for the better. And it all begins how? In my head! Change ur thinking and u will be changed!
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    There are those who think the glass is half empty and those who think its half full. I prefer to drink straight from the bottle.
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    "This is the way to burn," the fuse seemed to be saying to the more docile, slow-witted candlewick. "Brilliantly, ecstatically, irrepressibly. This is the way to burn."
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