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We are who we are...

Can't find the source easily. "I myself am entirely made of flaws, stitched together with good intentions." Augusten Burroughs “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.

I heard Goldie Hawn say this exact same thing on a talk show once, and thought so much of her for being honest!  I think she cheated and stole this quote from whoever really DID originally say it!  Tsk-tsk

when I was 5 years old, my mom always told me that happiness was the key to life. -Albert Einstein And happiness is really life as it should be lived.

Exactly!

I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.

i am a firm believer in thinking before you speak for words can truly hurt and it can not be taken back after it is said. if i am furious beyond belief and feel the words on the tip of my tongue, i walk away and take a breath before i say something now that i may regret later.

Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out. Words hurt and scar more than you think, so THINK before you speak. And remember, what you say about others also says a whole lot about YOU.

How to feel beautiful in 10 easy steps = #1 Have lovely thoughts and they will shine out of your face

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely - Roald Dahl.so true.the life you lead shows on your face.

Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends

I love this one. When I was little I know that I loved playing dress up in my mom’s closet. I still love playing dress up but now in my own closet!

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You know my name, not my story. You’ve heard what i’ve done. Not what I’ve been through.so true people judge before they understand or know the whole truth very sad people out there.

Wild things

If you don’t do wild things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old.

...so true - always follow your "gut"!

Trust our hunches they. They are usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level Dr Joyce brothers

Sometimes we expect more from others...

expectation of people leads to disappointment. happens to me all the time

An entry from Sweet Serendipity

An entry from Sweet Serendipity

"Progress is impossible without change & those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard Shaw This is among my favorite sayings. Inability to change, reconsider or rethink is a true sign of iGNORANCE.

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