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    Sarah Dessen
    “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
    Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

  • #2
    We accept the love we think we deserve.
    “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #3
    Anaïs Nin
    “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.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #4
    J.M. Barrie
    “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #5
    Robert Frost
    “We love the things we love for what they are.”
    Robert Frost

  • #6
    David Byrne
    “Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.”
    David Byrne

  • #7
    James Baldwin
    “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”
    James Baldwin

  • #8
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
    And all the sweet serenity of books”
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • #9
    Milan Kundera
    “You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange.”
    Milan Kundera

  • #10
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

  • #11
    Tom Robbins
    “The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.”
    Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

  • #12
    George Eliot
    “I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.”
    George Eliot

  • #13
    Emmet Fox
    “If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.”
    Emmet Fox
    tags: love

  • #14
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #15
    Thomas Szasz
    “Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.”
    Thomas Szasz

  • #16
    Mother Teresa
    “Peace begins with a smile..”
    Mother Teresa

  • #17
    Henri J.M. Nouwen
    “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.”
    Henri J.M. Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life

  • #18
    Dalai Lama XIV
    “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
    Dalai Lama XIV

  • #19
    Robert Fulghum
    “I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
    Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

  • #20
    Gautama Buddha
    “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”
    Gautama Buddha

  • #21
    Gautama Buddha
    “All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts and made up of our thoughts. If a man speak or act with an evil thought, suffering follows him as the wheel follows the hoof of the beast that draws the wagon.... If a man speak or act with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.”
    Gautama Buddha

  • #22
    Benjamin Franklin
    “He that can have patience can have what he will.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #23
    Robert M. Pirsig
    “The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.”
    Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

  • #24
    George Bernard Shaw
    “The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #25
    Anaïs Nin
    “Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #26
    Henry Miller
    “Let me be, was all I wanted. Be what I am, no matter how I am.”
    Henry Miller, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

  • #27
    Woody Allen
    “My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.”
    Woody Allen

  • #28
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.”
    Kurt Vonnegut

  • #29
    Orson Welles
    “I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God.”
    Orson Welles
    tags: life

  • #30
    Ian Fleming
    “You only live twice:
    Once when you are born
    And once when you look death in the face”
    Ian Fleming, You Only Live Twice



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