“Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.”
~Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love.
“Love is not a volunteer thing.”
“There is nothing worse than falling prey To someone else’s confusion.”
“Love is like war:easy to begin, but hard to stop.”
~H L Mencken.
A lot of people say they love running because of how they feel afterward. Not me. Well, I love that, too, but it’s also so much fun while I’m out there.
“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
My reason, the physician to my love, angry that his prescriptions are not kept, hath left me. – William Shakespeare
“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, …courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.”
Even after all this time,
the sun never says to the earth,
‘You owe me.’
Look what happens with a love like that.
It lights the whole sky. ~ Hafiz
“You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip.” ~Jonathan Carroll
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
“Faith makes all things possible…. love makes all things easy.” ~ Author Unknown.
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The strongest love is love that can demonstrate its fragility.
”Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”
~ Andre Breton
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Freedom only exists when love is present.That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.
“Life, love and laughter — what priceless gifts to give our children.” Phyllis Dryde
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”Love is a lot like dancing; you just surrender to the music.” ~ Pierce Brosnan.
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“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ~ Dr. Seuss.
Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching.”
Throw your dream into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, or a new country. -Anais Nin, author (1903-1977)
“Let your love be stronger than your hate or anger. Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.” ~H.G. Wells, quoted in “Happily Ever After.”
Love can take us to heaven or hell, but it always takes us somewhere. Therefore, be prepared to travel…
– Paulo Coelho
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“Love builds bridges where there are none.” ~R.H. Delaney, quoted in “Tough Times, Tough People”.
The excremental is all too intimately and inseparably bound up with the sexual: the position of the genitals—inter urinas et faeces—remains the decisive and unchangeable factor. One might say here, varying a well-known saying of the great Napoleon: “Anatomy is destiny.”
Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, Standard Edition, vol. 11, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1957). On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of Love, sect. 3 (1912).
Napoleon had said, “Politics is destiny” (as reported by German poet Goethe in conversation with him in 1808).
“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” ~Erich Fromm, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Indian Mothers.
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Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
– Andy Warhol.
”We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” ~ Mother Teresa
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall…think of it, always.” ~Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, quoted in “Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul“