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QotD: Be Soft

Be soft.
Do not let the world make you hard.
Do not let pain make you hate.
Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.
Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree,
you still believe it to be a beautiful place.

--Kurt Vonnegut.

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( 3 comments — Leave a comment )
bobby1933
Dec. 6th, 2015 07:56 am (UTC)
I love this quote and i really like Vonnegut.
I will put this in my journal.

I might have said: Do not let pain make you afraid.
liveonearth
Dec. 6th, 2015 05:27 pm (UTC)
Perhaps fear is the basis of hatred.
neptunia67
Dec. 6th, 2015 04:29 pm (UTC)
Amen.
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