My Philosophy Statement:
This world, this life, is a gift. We as human beings must learn to put aside our selfish desires and become selfless. We must always see the beauty in simplicity, among other things. We must live with LOVE. We need to learn to live life to the fullest, find joy in the little things, and always look on the bright side, because there is not a person on this planet that has absolutely nothing. The human race must become at peace with themselves and each other, and learn to live in harmony.

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Live life with compassion
They can’t hate you when you’re smiling
There is a kind of wonder and imagination in the thought of
a gentle face
and a soul more white
And I would like to call it beauty.
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Sunshine makes us look prettier;
2naiud3.jpgThere are only the great diamonds

and sapphires
and emerald mists
and velvet inks of space.
Live like your buried soul has been
brought
back
to
life.


On the days he's "there" to her,
she's tricking herself into believing he'll stay
He makes her happy, whether he knows it or not
They danced into tomorrow on bleeding feet
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Remember your fairytales.

Time slows down whenever you're around

But can you feel the magic in the air?

You're so beautiful.







When you FEEL like you may fall
just look on the Brightside-
Happiness consists not in having much
but in being content with little.





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We speak the greatest delight when
the mind is open to influence;
Make no expense but to do
good
to others or yourself
Desire to gain knowledge and
improve in virtue.








The stars awaken a certain reverence:
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Always present, always inaccessable.
Who are we? Where are we going? What do we fear?

It must be fun to have nothing to do but rock and rock and rock.






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When I grow up,
I'll dig the same things
that turn me on as a kid,
I'll take your hand and
promise you, dear
I'll love you until the end.



I am praying for the day when
He who in the love of war
(what's it for?)
and
she who in the love of gladness
(and a smile)
will find harmony





When You and I and He and She are
WE.

Singing sweet songs
Of melodies pure and true,
This is my message to you:



Life is God's most precious gift.
dream as you'll live forever
I'm looking up
to take a chance and
Dance, dance, dance
the night
away.







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