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  • #1
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “People where you live," the little prince said, "grow five thousand roses in one garden... yet they don't find what they're looking for...

    They don't find it," I answered.

    And yet what they're looking for could be found in a single rose, or a little water..."

    Of course," I answered.

    And the little prince added, "But eyes are blind. You have to look with the heart.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #2
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #3
    Nicholas Sparks
    “Nothing that’s worthwhile is ever easy. Remember that.”
    Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

  • #4
    Nicholas Sparks
    “Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.”
    Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

  • #5
    The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #6
    Dalai Lama XIV
    “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
    Dalai Lama XIV

  • #7
    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

  • #8
    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

  • #9
    Benjamin Franklin
    “He that can have patience can have what he will.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #10
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “I’ve remained a virgin for you.”
    Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

  • #11
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “Then the writing became so fluid that I sometimes felt as if I were writing for the sheer pleasure of telling a story, which may be the human condition that most resembles levitation.”
    Gabriel García Márquez

  • #12
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love”
    Gabriel García Márquez

  • #13
    William Shakespeare
    “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”
    William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

  • #14
    Mitch Albom
    “I like myself better when I'm with you.”
    Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

  • #15
    Mitch Albom
    “Be compassionate," Morrie whispered. And take responsibility for each other. If we only learned those lessons, this world would be so much better a place."

    He took a breath, then added his mantra: "Love each other or die.”
    Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

  • #16
    Milan Kundera
    “Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #17
    Milan Kundera
    “Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite. Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that extends to an infinite number of women) but in the desire for shared sleep (a desire limited to one woman).”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #18
    Milan Kundera
    “But when the strong were too weak to hurt the weak, the weak had to be strong enough to leave.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #19
    Milan Kundera
    “I want you to be weak. As weak as I am.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
    tags: love

  • #20
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I think I deserve something beautiful.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #21
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Having a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face. You really need to be certain it's what you want before you commit.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #22
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Dear me, how I love a library.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #23
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #24
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write.”
    Rainer Maria Rilke

  • #25
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.”
    Rainer Maria Rilke, Translations from the Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

  • #26
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.”
    Rainer Maria Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

  • #27
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “How can I keep my soul in me, so that it doesn't touch your soul? How can I raise it high enough, past you, to other things?”
    Rainer Maria Rilke

  • #28
    Plato
    “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
    Plato

  • #29
    Milan Kundera
    “He suddenly recalled from Plato's Symposium: People were hermaphrodites until God split then in two, and now all the halves wander the world over seeking one another. Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #30
    Plato
    “good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws”
    Plato



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