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You can't make someone love you all you can do is be someone who can be loved.The rest is up to them. No matter how much I care, some people just don't care back. It takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it. You can do something in an instant will give you heartache for life. It's not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts. You can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you'd better know something. It's not what happens to people that's important it's what they do about it. Always leave loved ones with loving words. Either you control your attitude or it controls you. Heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences. Money is a lousy way of keeping score. Just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have. Regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place. Never tell a child their dreams are unlikely or outlandish. Few things are more humiliating, and what a tragedy it would be if they believed you. You must be able to forgive. No matter how good a friend is, they are going to hurt you every once in a while - you must forgive them for that. No matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief. Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are but we are responsible for who we become. Just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other and just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do. Two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. No matter how thin you slice it, there are always two sides. You can keep going long after you think you can't. Even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help. It is hard to determine where to draw the line between being nice and not hurting people's feelings and standing up for what you believe. Credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being. Writing, as well as talking, can ease emotional pains. The paradigm we live in is not all that is offered to us. (This is my own personal rewrite or version if you will of a common post on the internet with many contributors and credited to Anonymous) 22~12~2014

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Date: 4/9/2017 2:15:00 PM
Ty for your sage version of wise sayings, Maurice. They are much appreciated. As it is written: the wise love attaining more wisdom. Keep dropping the love and knowledge, brother. Love always.
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Date: 3/25/2015 5:19:00 AM
Wow, am gonna add this to my favorites. So beautiful, just wow! X7
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Date: 12/22/2014 11:43:00 PM
To trick me once is brilliance and let's just leave it at that you brilliant man!
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Date: 12/22/2014 11:13:00 PM
thanks for the footnote. i know some of these sounded familiar to me but they are good to review. the one about when to draw the line and standing up for what you believe is a really hard one for me!! That one I could really relate to. Two people seeing two different things entirely reminds me of this new series on Showtime called the Affair. Each week they show the same things through the eyes of the man and then through his lover's eyes. Amazing how different!!!
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Date: 12/23/2014 6:45:00 AM
Andrea if you look you will notice that I didn't sign it either. Although this is my own rendition that I have modified umpteen times. Although it is more concise than any of the lists on the Internet it is not mine so I do not sign it. Although I do believe mine is the best for posting on walls. Great to read one or two of them when you need reminders.
Date: 12/22/2014 11:13:00 PM
by the way, I love how you lured us with the title!!
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Date: 12/22/2014 3:32:00 PM
I enjoyed this. There is so many brevity lines that fill our lives that have a powerful impact on our thoughts. Great collection you have shared. This is going into my favorites for safe keeping :P) Hugsxxx
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Date: 12/22/2014 2:21:00 PM
That's about as naked as you can allow your soul to get. True, hones and magnificent!
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Date: 12/22/2014 7:42:00 AM
one word - OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hugs Jan
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