4 Words - Written By Marie Springstein

We hear a lot of phrases throughout our lives.  There are many phrases that make us happy or are upbeat.  These phrases include:

  • Will you marry me?
  • You got the job.
  • Congratulations it's a boy/girl!
  • Have a good day.

Then there are phrases that are meant to inspire:

  • No pain, no gain.
  • This too shall pass.
  • Whatever happens, take responsibly (Tony Robbins).
  • Happiness depends upon ourselves (Aristotle).

Phrases that make us apprehensive:

  • Come to my office.
  • We need to talk.

Finally a 4-Word phrase that can instill fear and shock:


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