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I Want to Know Your Motto

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    Not Really A Motto, But...

    I guess a truism would be a better description..PersonTitle (Name)Best FriendS/OStarting with the first and in that order, saves and reverses a whole lot of hurt feelings when applied to the people you know and care about.
    Infinite9 Infinite9 66-70, F Aug 5, 2012

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    Maruka Maruka 36-40, F Mar 30, 2011

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    Life Lesson

        Laugh First Cry Later       The strange thing is I rarely get around to the crying part
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    My Motto

    “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” -- Dr. Seuss
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F Jul 26, 2012

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    Just Another Motto

    Another one of my mottos... 'Expect the worst, hope for the best.'
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    My Current Motto And Mantra

     "Id est quod es" which is Latin for "It is What it is."This reminds me that things are going to happen outside the scope of my control and I can't worry about everything.
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    My Motto....

    "If it can go wrong....it will go wrong."
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 8 Responses May 25, 2013

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    better to die on ur feet

    than live on ur knees
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2014

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    My Motto Is...

    Why be normal?  That has been my motto for about 7 years, maybe.  I found it printed on a little yellow diamond shaped sign in my mom's closet and it just struck a cord.  It really describes me.  I am different and have no desire to be normal and...
    starscard starscard 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Never Frown.

    Mine is: Never frown, even when you are sad, because you never know who is falling in love with your smile. :)
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F Feb 22, 2011

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    I Got One

    "Grow up. You isn't a baby anymore."
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 15 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    Well ... Maybe This One Today

    Mine can and does change over time. However these will stay.   One I just love is: "If there's only one trans-sexual in 5000 people - am I a lucky girl, or what !?!"     Another would be: "I don't mind living in a man's world as long as...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    Here Is Mine

    Life is too short. So live life to the fullest.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    What's Your Motto

    Mine: Life freakin' sucks. How about you?
    Santana4 Santana4 13-15, F Dec 6, 2012

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    What Is Love ??...

    I have always had may definitions of what this word means but I saw this quote and it seems to sum up what love is to me ! Love is a state of being. It is a state of mind. It is a total openness to what is and what is not. Love is forgiveness and compassion, patience...
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78 31-35, F 12 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    Maroon 5

    the futures so bright i gotta wear shades.. i think they are maroon 5s lyrics ...im not sure ill have to check it out
    jinda jinda 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Jealousy Is Futile

    dont waste your time on jealously, sometimes ahead, sometimes your behind, the race is long and in the end, its only with yourself. Jealously is futile.
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    The Simple, The Profound, The Absolute

    I am my greatest example of Love in reality.
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jun 19, 2010

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    Yes I Can ...

    I have been intrigued by Obama's many motto's and that he is called 'no drama Obama' due to his cool attitude.  I need to create a motto or two of my own  .....                   ...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Set Goals And Never Expect To Reach Them.

      Many years ago, right after a agonizing breakup that nearly ended me,  I heard two separate quotes or adages that must have held great meaning to what was happening in my life. Oddly, their meaning is in conflict with one another, but when incorporated together as...
    MsAnthrope MsAnthrope 41-45, T Apr 7, 2010

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    Sad But True...

    You should save the best part of yourself for the person who deserves you !!
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    Cousins

    are for cousins.. by: some unknown wise person
    ashleerox ashleerox 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    Mine?

    Sex is not the answer.Sex is the question. “Yes” is the answer.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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    Yep

    Say what you mean and mean what you say with conviction. or say nothing at all with pursed lips.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2011

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    Mine Changes

    Right now I would say... Carpe Noctem..Seize the Night I am more of a night person so this seems to fit.
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Thanks to Masters Appentices

    Do what you want to do, Be what you want to be, YEH!
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Lessons In Life...

    Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right and forget about the ones who don't. And believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it, if it changes your life, let it. Nobody said it would be easy...
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    This One Is For and From Sandee

     "**** 'em if they can't take a joke."
    onlinegrandpa onlinegrandpa 61-65 1 Response Nov 15, 2008

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    One Motto

    My motto at the moment... 'It can always be better'
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Jan 16, 2013

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    My Motto

    "Smile often and speak softly."It means that you should never let anything get you upset and that you should never be the one who upsets others.
    Kathrynabella Kathrynabella 13-15, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Unwise

    My motto has always been "ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς", which means something like "either with your shield or upon it". Although I always preferred Athens when compared to Sparta, this saying of the latter has always fascinated me because it involves a whole life's...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F Dec 26, 2010

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    Hmmm Ok Then

    As of today, my motto is-(Gaelic for "I Will Endure" and my next tattoo design)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    I promise that one day I'll be around I'll keep you safe I'll keep you sound Right now it's pretty crazy And I don't know how to stop or slow it down Hey I know there are some...
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    I think people often underestimate what depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I...
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    You're My Everything (The Wedding Song) Kevin Chase "When I wake up you're by my side, your breath on my cheek I feel so alive you move me in so many ways. As I watch you walk...
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    1- It is extremely hard for me to be nice to those who act mean without any justifications. Especially those who love the challenge of bringing people down and breaking them. Or...
    weirdWorks4me weirdWorks4me 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    How it happens, I don't know, but we find ourselves, two strangers, in a hotel room. It's a boutique downtown hotel, inexpensive but chic. Outside, the city teems in the stifling...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    So anyone who is a fan of the show, 'How I Met Your Mother' might enjoy this story... A little over a year and a half ago I was the lead in a play. To celebrate our final show the...
    xxPuffinMuffin xxPuffinMuffin 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    This will be a veryyyy long experience, but I need help. So I'll try to make it short. My dad was the leader of the church's band. He was there since the beginnings of our church...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Well I am doing this because it's important to know yourself and find 100 great things to say about you. Ok I will do this in 4 parts...So I will be back tomorrow if I have time...
    888ob 888ob 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    I know your desires and I know about your needs.If others new all I do about you they would adore you as well as I do now.You're on this site a dark shining light.Beautiful inside...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    If you know your value You won't sell yourself short!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I started using this app called flyy that's all about talking about dating has anyone else used it?
    vivanatasha vivanatasha 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My husband and I are August 13th so not that long to go until our first anniversary!
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 4 days ago

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