March 1, 2011

I Believe...


that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.

I believe…
that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don’t even know you.
I believe…
that even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.
I believe…
that credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.
I believe…
that the people you care about most in life are taken from you too soon.
I believe…
that sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.
I believe…
that 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.
I believe…
that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you’ve celebrated.
I believe…
that it isn’t always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.
I believe…
that no matter how bad your heart is broken that the world doesn’t stop for your grief.
I believe…
that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
I believe…
that 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.
I believe…
that you shouldn’t be eager to find out a secret.  It could change your life forever.
I believe…
that it’s taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.
I believe…
that you should always leave loved ones with loving well wishes. It may be the last time you see them.
I believe…
that you can keep going long after you can’t.
I believe…
that we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
I believe…
that we don’t have to change friends, if we understand that friends change.
I believe…
that no matter how good a friend is, they’re going to hurt you once in a while and you must forgive them for that.
I believe…
that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.
I believe…
that you either control your attitude or it controls you.
I believe…
that regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, that passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place.
I believe…
that heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.
I believe…
that you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.
I believe…
that money is a lousy way of keeping score.
I believe…
that my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time.
I believe…
that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re down, will be the ones who help you get back up.

[Thanks to Kelsey for this submission]
Disclaimer: I did not write this. It is originally from a poem "I've Learned" - Author Unknown.




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95 comments:

  1. Amazing. I love this.

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  2. I believe that some people come into your life to realize how shitty the ones already there are

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  3. I was feeling really depressed when I began reading this; by the end I actually felt some hope. Thank you for putting this out there, people (including myself) need to learn how to believe.

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  4. This is absolutely beautiful. Thank you.

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  5. http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~howardz/micellaneous/poems/i_ve_learned.htm

    same concept..

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  6. Loved this! I'm glad i stumbled upon this today.

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  7. Stumbling makes my day, amazing!

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  8. Amazing :) you just made me believe a little more.

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  9. loved it :) made me smile.

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  10. I believe with all my heart that all of these things are true :) and I believe that everyday is what you make of it, and your thoughts are the most powerful aspect of your being :)

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  11. This was amazing. Well done. My favorite line was
    I believe…
    that no matter how bad your heart is broken that the world doesn’t stop for your grief.
    Because it is SO true. No matter how much you're hurting, love and life continue, and until you can move on, you're missing a whole hell of a lot.
    Thank you for posting.

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  12. I believe: When you think life gets too hard to go on, you can always muster up enough courage to keep going.

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  13. i believe that life isn't what it seems, it's more.

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  14. I believe that life is what you make of it.

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  15. I believe that love should be mad, passionate, amazing and subtle. This way, it won't ever burn out :)

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  16. I believe that believing in someone is one of the kindest things you can do.

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  17. I like this one the best. "I believe…
    that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don’t even know you." many a times it's strangers who can give me encouragement when I'm depressed.like this post I saw on my FB page.

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  18. I believe,
    That when we stop trying so hard, everything will fall into place

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  19. I believe...
    that we learn the best lessons from situations where things work out in ways we never imagined.

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  20. I believe that sometimes life can be the only thing worth living for.

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  21. I believe you are strong enough to do what ever you want

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  22. I believe im high

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  23. I believe in believing, just so I can believe that I believe. I then have a sense of belief, giving me a reason to believe, even in believing.

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  24. I believe that hope can come from anywhere or anyone & often comes from the places that are least expected.

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  25. I believe that every event in life comes with a potential lesson to learn & it is up to us to acknowledge or ignore the lesson.

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  26. I believe that doing the right thing is not always easy, but in the long run it's always much more rewarding.

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  27. I believe its not where we end up thats important, its the journey getting there

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  28. I believe its important to be kind, you never know what someone else is going through

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  29. I believe that whether I'm having a halo moment, or a broomstick day, it will be interesting.

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  30. i believe
    that you can start your day over at any time and make it great

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  31. i believe you got this from a sign at jimmy johns

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  32. A reader submitted this post (as it says at the end] and I'm sure she took it from somewhere so your belief Anon (a sign from Jimmy Johns) is very possible! : )

    [Just for clarification, I am not claiming that this is mine or I wrote it.]

    Thank you guys for such lovely comments!!

    ☮ & ❤

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  33. I believe that a smile can make someone's day.

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  34. I believe that all the little things that happen while growing up won't matter in twenty years.

    i believe that the people who hurt us now will make us stronger in the long run

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  35. I believe that this wasn't actually written by you!! It was written by an author who chose to keep their name Unknown! Probably for purposes of humility!
    And the real poem is called "I've Learned" -Author Unknown. Google it.

    I BELIEVE in being honest even if there is nothing or everything at stake!

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  36. I believe in reading the entire content of this website before hinting that there's dishonesty involved so that I don't risk hurting someone and being wrong about my assumption.

    The creator of this invitation to believe in the human spirit posted her disclaimer that she didn't author the words...

    I believe we can get right back to believing!!!

    I believe you could have been more careful...

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  37. I believe that only you have the right to let others think bad of you. Only you have the right to let people love you, and for you to love them back. Only you have the power to believe in your goals, and make them happen.

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  38. I believe that Jesus Christ is the one and only true God, and that in order to get to heaven, we MUST believe in Him and have FAITH!

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  39. just wonderful :)and its all so true

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  40. Thank you for this!

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  41. the key to success is simple its happiness(:

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  42. I believe that people always leave. That doesn't mean you can't enjoy their time while you have it.

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  43. I believe that everyone has their story and we should learn to read between the lines instead of simply skimming through their words.

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  44. I believe in a thing called love; just listen to the rhythm of my heart.

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  45. this is great!!!!

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  46. I believe that for every day that passes without being with your loved ones should be seen as a day closer to that special moment.

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  47. There is a lot more beauty on this marble than I think. But I can't see it :-(

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  48. I believe that you should not live for something, you should live for yourself :)

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  49. I believe in you

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  50. I believe this is absolutely phenomenal!

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  51. I believe that strength comes from the people who loves us :)

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  52. I believe we will have a perfect marriage!

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  53. love this website, i'm smiling already. Thank you!!

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  54. you really did an amazing job with this. It really touched my heart and helped me with my personal relationships with people. Thank you

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  55. I believe people treat us only how we allow them to treat us.

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  56. I so needed this! I have felt so run down lately, and these words were something that definitely helped!

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  57. I believe that hope survives, love prevails, tears cleanse, memories comfort, faith soothes, good thoughts reassure, and that our belief in a better place calms the heart.

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  58. i believe that the universe has a plan for us... we just have to figure out what it is

    awesome post =]

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  59. This really touched my heart. =]

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  60. This is amazing. It made me realize there's a lot of things I have to start believing in. Thank you (:

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  61. that having the true self confidence is a rare and beautiful gift that changes your life.

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  62. Really nice."Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great, make you feel that you too can become great"
    – Mark Twain
    for more you can see great quotes

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  63. i belive that when you love sumone from bottom of your haert, you ll get them definitly

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  64. Wonderful page, keep believing in those even when you are down. And always remember someone loves you. Always.

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  65. This is a beautiful post, there are so many things I would have loved to say but have no need as they have already been said. There are so many more enlightened, amazing people in the world than I have ever realised and I love you all! I believe that the most important thing you can ever believe in is yourself. Self belief is the core from which all other beliefs, strength, and happiness in life will come. xxx

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  66. This is amazing. I constantly come back to this and read it when I'm having a bad day. It's obvious that I'm not the only one benefiting from this either. Thank you so much (: and to all of you, please smile.

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  67. I believed he would not die....but he did..

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  68. I believe I will see him again....

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  69. I believe that if you want to be happy, find someone you love and never, ever let them go.

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  70. I posted 'I believe' recently on my own blog too and it's a poem from Omer B Washington. So not Anonymous! ;) I just found this blog a few days ago. Very inspiring, thank you!

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  71. I believe that life shouldn't be judged by how many texts you get and how many people posted on your facebook wall, but by how healthy your relationships with real people are.

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  72. i believe people are brought into your life to tear you down while others are brought in to build you right back up

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  73. i believe that love come in the strangest forms...who knows, the person you hate the most right now could be the love of you life later...it happened to me...

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  74. I believe in smiling always. Even when you are crushed if you can think of one happy memory life is worth it and will get better.

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  75. i believe that love can happen at any age, & there is someone out there for everyone

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  76. I believe in God's unfailing love.

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  77. I believe that you love me, and you know that I love you <3

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  78. i believe that we all have the ability to create great change, its just finding the place to start and the resolve to carry on.

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  79. i don't believe in anything

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  80. I believe there is no such thing as coincidence

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  81. I believe…
    that 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.

    Thanks, i needed that one. :)

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  82. Really touched my heart!!thanks for the post..:)

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  84. I believe that even though I love him, I will learn to be happy that he's found her.

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  86. I believe everything happens for a reason. we just don't know what that is ..but there is always hope!

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