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Influence quote

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Samantha, SparkPeople community moderator, says:
What you say to others will stay with them for a long time. Express positive words to the people you interact with every day.

If you remember yesterday's quote: not only do our words affect us, they affect others whether negative or positive. I remember words spoken to me yeeeeeeaaaaaaarrrrrrssssss ago. Unfortunately, these were negative. They say that it takes 10 positive words to 1 negative to undo the damage. I've also heard positive words, but these could not erase the negative.

Think twice before speaking. You can not retrieve words. You can not undo the damage easily.

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GABIBEAR 12/1/2012 1:43AM

    I agree. It is so much nicer to be pleasant and say good things to people. I just wish everyone felt the same. I don't ever intentionally say anything mean to anyone, if I say something that offends someone, I hope they let me know so we could clear up the matter. It doesn't do any good to be nasty or say mean things. It just makes us and the recipient feel bad in the long run.

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JUMPINJULIE 11/30/2012 10:27PM

    I agree we need to be nice to each other. Its hard to get over the negative words that people say but you can do it.

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KADULAC 11/30/2012 5:41PM

    I also remember negative words from my youth that still affect me today.

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NUTRON3 11/30/2012 6:52AM

    So true

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LABRATIAM 11/30/2012 6:44AM


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SEAWILLOW 11/30/2012 1:17AM

    I love this saying..What you say about someone else says more about you..(some peope become angry when I say this but, to me, it speaks volumes!

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JACKIE542 11/30/2012 12:03AM

    I agree we should be more thoughtful about what we say. Like you I still remember negative ones. I am going to have to replace those somehow. emoticon

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PLATINUM755 11/29/2012 11:56PM


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LANAHAUTH21 11/29/2012 11:51PM

  I agree we all need nice words said to us. May we all try to do that each day.

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