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25 people are sharing the deepest and most meaningful words they have come across

Sometimes all we need to hear are encouraging insights or simply factual truths and here is a list of them.

25 people are sharing the deepest and most meaningful words they have come across
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We find inspiration in each other's lives. As humans, we stand by, uplift, and link with one another. Recall a time when you felt truly down or exposed. What helped you push through? Maybe it was a comforting word from a loved one. At times, certain talks are significant and their words stay with us always. It can even be unplanned, just a casual chat, yet something in it strikes you, making you realize it was exactly what you didn't know you were missing.

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Words carry tremendous meaning. Something you say to someone can become their make-or-break factor. That is why communication is important whether you're a parent, friend, child, teacher, colleague or anything else. u/Some_Being_Online asked on the r/AskReddit forum for such deep things that were said to users. Here are 25 of them that you can relate to or perhaps carry with you.

1.  For the parents

"Prepare your child for the road, not the road for your child." -u/dvmdv8

2. The fact about raising children 

"When you're about to become a parent the amount of sh*t you get told is unreal. Parents can't wait to tell you 'you'll get no sleep, you'll have no life, it's all changing nappies etc' However, I was in a meeting with a guy at work, we were making small talk before the meeting and I told him I was about to become a dad expecting the usual. Instead he just went really deep but really chilled and just went "you're about to have the most amazing thing happen to you ever but never forget, they're not yours. You're just borrowing them while they need you but you need to get them ready to not need you anymore." The older my kids get the more I appreciate it."-u/Educational-Act-6602

3. Being Selfless

"Sometimes, the best way to help someone is to let them help you. You may not need their help, but it will make them feel useful.? -u/Armor_Armadillo

4. Love comes at a cost

"Grief is the price we pay for love. And it’s a bargain."-u/khmergodzeus

5. Allow people to grow

"I've always liked the quote 'Sometimes a hypocrite is just a man in the process of changing' and I think it's more important than ever in our 'cancel culture' society."-u/little-bird89
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6. For the future

“What is the most important step a man can take? The next.”-u/rocketeerH

7. It's all about now

"All we have in this very second is each other. Right now all we have is eachother. There is nothing but this one second right now. You see, people drag the past with them and that's why there is so little forgiveness in the world." -u/chemto90

8. Loneliness is not being alone

"Loneliness is when you have lost yourself."-u/Pass_the_Lasagna

9. Embrace your life

"Don't go through life reading a road map, make your own path."-u/Content_Pool_1391

10. Benefit of doubt

"You can’t keep in giving someone the benefit of the doubt when they get all the benefits and you get all the doubts." -u/BigBadBootyDaddy10
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11. The present

"Today is tomorrow’s yesterday." -u/Goldiegoodie

12. Cherish parenthood

"On Parenthood - 'The nights are long, but the years are short.'" -u/Fest_mkiv

13. Live, don't just be alive

“Why tiptoe through life to arrive safely at death?” -u/liberaliar

14. There is more to people's actions

"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel the warmth." -u/Magic_mushroom0601

15. Don't set yourself up for loss

"Don’t get down in the mud with someone who thrives in it." -u/Dom-Francon
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16. Reputation vs Character

"Reputation is what other people think of you. Character is what you are." -u/user

17. Working and Spending are connected

"If you don’t spend the money you work for then you are working for free." -u/ThecoachO

18. Time travel is possible

"Time travel can be achieved through apology and forgiveness: they allows us to undo the past." -u/notprescriptive

19. Look beyond what people show

"The people that need love the most will ask for it in the most unloving ways." -u/Kaya_kj

20. Skip the worry

“Worry is not preparation.” -u/Big-Routine222
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21. Celebrate Life

"You should always celebrate your birthday. You don't know how many you have left." -u/Sol-Blackguy

22. You are not responsible for others

"A person's actions are a reflection of their character, not yours." -u/YallMindIfIJoin

23. Don't be someone's obstacle

“Everyone is someone else and they’re all just trying to find themselves. Let them.” -u/bulitproofwest

24. One's loss is another's gain

"When my baby died and was a mess someone told me, 'I can’t imagine the pain you’re going through. I know your heart, expectations, assumed roles and future memories have been broken. But to your child they had the perfect life. All they ever knew was your love. I still cry thinking about it but it really did help'. I know some may take this differently, but it was what I needed at the time." -u/ballerinabiscuits

25. Optimistic confidence is key

"The most important words a man can say are, 'I will do better.'" -u/abuffguy

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