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I Think Life Is Too Short to Waste Time

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    Your Life In Days!!!

    imagine that you live to be 90... that's 1080 months... = 4680 weeks... = 32850 days! your whole life is less than 33000 days! if you're lucky... well 10 years of our lives we dont realy live (childhood)... so substract 10 years from that you get 29200 days. we do sleep...
    dentonterry dentonterry 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

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    Way Too Short

    The (global) average life span for a human is (roughly) 67.2 years (taken from a study this year). That is roughly 24,528 days. When you can take away 8,395 of those days because I am 23, to me that seems like a very short amount when you put in in context of time and how long...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 11, 2012

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    Fading Away...

    After you’re gone, people will forget your name, no matter how important it was, and your face, no matter how pretty it was, and what you said, no matter how clever any of it sounded. The things you’ve done will crumble and fade and the places you once loved, will change and...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Feb 3, 2013

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    Too True Too. :)

    Time moves quickly and waits for no one. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you might miss it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2010

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    Time Is Of The Essence!

    I really do believe life is too short to waste time, that's why I'm here, on EP, procrastinating! I mean I could be putting up that shelf in the bathroom instead of typing this, in fact I should be doing exactly that but I'm tired, I'd only mess it up, so I'm putting aside my...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    Think That I Have Done Enough

    of wasting time and energies on things that were dead when I got them, no matter how much I tried they never blossemed under my care, but then someone else came in and the blooms came out.  Hurt and sad that I could not and found that even though it made me who I am today...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 12 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Just A blink

    And wow! it was only yesterday! I can't believe I am in my mid thirties! and I have wasted a lot of times on things that do not matter.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    What Am I Doing?

    This beets me, why we all do thinks that we know, deep down are of no use. I once read an article about why humans mas***bate. One possible answer is because we seek pleasure. But If that so, if we humans really seek pleasure and have knack for it, then why do we put up thinks...
    arjob arjob 22-25, M Jan 25, 2012

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    Sometimes It Just Hits Me!

     That it's extremely likely that I am probably more than halfway done. Done!! I have no fear of death whatsoever. But I do fear that when I get "home" I'll not have done the things that are genuinely important!! OR worse yet..I'll have to come back!! 
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    No words come out Silent prevails around Mind stopped thinking All logic fails linking I accept life as a serving time but without you it doesn't rhyme. Will it be ever? I wonder...
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    Live your own life not someone else's. Be u. You were made an original don't become a copy
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    It's hard to explain, but sometimes I find my self thinking too hard about every little thing and how it could ultimately change everything, but not in a paranoid type way. I mean...
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    I struggle to make decisions on the spot at my age . It's really hard when a decision is not just straightforward but you have to consider all the circumstances . I barely sleep at...
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    Well my life because I was born and raised in a country said to be "better" than Canada but I dont see how it is I mean Hong Kong has nothing fun in it, people are rude, gross and...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 30

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    My sister is a doctor and she's always busy, her husband is also a doctor. She always asks me to look after her 1 year old. I love my nephew. But sometimes they're asking for too...
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    In every relationship! I believe that God put you in that person for a reason! You can last "forever" or you can lose it. That significant other can break you or make you.Its up to...
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    When you start to think things are coming together then boom life ***** on you and you're left to try a pick up the pieces but I'm starting to think it's only gonna happen again...
    xxabiGAYlexx xxabiGAYlexx 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think it scares people away. Maybe they just can't deal with all the emotions I bring to the table. I feel like every emotion I feel is so strong. And I can jump from one emotion...
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    Aside from the many The Office jokes I could put in this post... I'm gonna fight the urge. I really do feel like too much for people sometime. Most of the time actually. I feel...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    this is what LIFE is all about.. It won’t be your possessions, your worries, or your missed opportunities that totally matter in life, but rather how you truly lived, how...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 31

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    Nickiboy14 Nickiboy14 13-15, M Aug 14

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    It is what it is. We are just a species trying to make life as good as we can. Unfortunately we are still at the stage of looking out for ourselves rather than looking out for...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    life is a struggle but it's a beautiful thing yet I still want to throw it away
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Jul 29

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    It's not easy, if it was then it wouldn't have made you the person you are today. All the things that life throws at you, help create you & it all makes you stronger even if you...
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    What if life is really a dream? Maybe it's a dream within a dream..an infinite series of dreams..like a babushka doll that never stops shedding its layers. Each layer unique and...
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    Feeling so bad in the morning. It's one of those not so good moments. I want to go to the moon where there's no signal and be alone. I want to climb on top of the mountain and...
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    Jack3683~See life as a painting, your the only one that can make it beautiful. Words that come from the heart mean the most :) thank you for this jack ;) xx <3
    AmberFenning AmberFenning 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Even though you're not near anymore and I can’t reach you times I want to,yet my heart says you're still near,even more close to be found.
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 5 days ago

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    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9