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  • #1
    Blaise Pascal
    “When one does not love too much, one does not love enough.”
    Blaise Pascal

  • #2
    Penelope Williamson
    “A heartfire, Clementine my darlin', is when you want someone, when you need her so damn bad, not only in your bed but in your life, that you're willin' to burn--".”
    Zack in Penelope Williamson's HEART OF THE WEST

  • #3
    Meredith Duran
    “Was not love a terrible thing? One thought one had learned to manage it, and then it sprang free again, rattling its claws in one's liver.”
    Meredith Duran, At Your Pleasure
    tags: love

  • #4
    Virginia Henley
    “Love is a journey from the first blush of physical attraction to a marriage of souls.”
    Virginia Henley in DREAM LOVER
    tags: love

  • #5
    Virginia Henley
    “So this was love then—wanting to give only pleasure to the beloved; constantly searching your mind for love tokens that would bring a smile to her lips or a sparkle to her eyes. He deeply regretted it had come so late in life, but since his heart’s desire was Eleanor who was so much younger than he, it could have been no other way. He was grateful it had come at all.”
    Virginia Henley The Dragon and the Jewel

  • #6
    Ellen O'Connell
    “…Anne believed she would in the end hear the words she, like all women, longed to hear, but if he never spoke of it, she would be content with this. He loved her, and she knew it, and he was capable of such tenderness it left her trembling, overwhelmed by her own love for him.”

    ---The heroine, Anne, spoken of the hero, Cord”
    Ellen O'Connell, Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold
    tags: love

  • #7
    “Autumn in the Highlands would be brief—a glorious riot of color blazing red across the moors and gleaming every shade of gold in the forests of sheltered glens. Those achingly beautiful images would be painted again and again across the hills and in the shivering waters of the mountain tarns until the harsh winds of winter sent the last quaking leaf to its death on the frozen ground.”
    Elizabeth Stuart, Heartstorm

  • #8
    Samuel Johnson
    “No, Sir, claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men: but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.”
    Samuel Johnson

  • #9
    Ellen O'Connell
    “...he wondered if maybe just occasionally the gods designed a woman fit for a king or a prince and then gave her to an ordinary man. Maybe they did such a thing once in a while, knowing an ordinary man would treasure her more, love her better. Maybe they even let him keep her - for a while.”
    Ellen O'Connell, Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold

  • #10
    Oscar Wilde
    “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #11
    Winston Churchill
    “What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?”
    Winston Churchill

  • #12
    Candice Proctor
    “She had discovered early that what we want out of life can change; that the important thing is to learn to recognize or even simply just to admit what we really want, and then to have the courage to reach for it.”
    Candice Proctor, Whispers of Heaven

  • #13
    Candice Proctor
    “I think perhaps love comes from finding someone you feel utterly comfortable with, someone who makes you comfortable with yourself. It's like...finding yourself, or maybe it's like finding the other part of yourself.”
    Candice Proctor, Whispers of Heaven

  • #14
    “...the greatest wounds, we hide inside ourselves where they never show.”
    From Dream Away song from The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

  • #15
    Jennifer Horsman
    “Any man who has known a love bringing him such happiness--if even for a short time--that its loss steals his very will to live, is a man to be envied.

    Justin in CRIMSON RAPTURE”
    Jennifer Horsman

  • #16
    “Everything worth having can be carried in your heart.”
    Spoken by pirate captain Raider Prescott to the heroine in Betina Krahn's PASSION'S RANSOM

  • #17
    Virginia Henley
    “ be Irish is to know the world will break your heart before you are thirty.”
    Virginia Henley The Hawk and the Dove

  • #18
    Jan Cox Speas
    “Honesty must sometimes be taken in small measure, like a bitter medicine.”
    Jan Cox Speas MY LORD MONLEIGH

  • #19
    Jan Cox Speas
    “No pain is unbearable except that of regret.”
    Jan Cox Speas MY LORD MONLEIGH
    tags: regret

  • #20
    Catherine Anderson
    “The sadness in your heart is a yesterday you can no longer see, so put it behind you and walk always forward.

    Swift Antelope to Amy in Comanche Heart”
    Catherine Anderson

  • #21
    Catherine Anderson
    “A man whose yesterdays rest on his horizon travels forward into his past. The result is that he goes a very long way to nowhere.”
    Catherine Anderson, Comanche Heart

  • #22
    Thomas   Moore
    “Oft in the stilly night,
    Ere Slumber's chain has bound me,
    Fond memory brings the light
    Of other days around me;
    The smiles, the tears,
    Of boyhood years,
    The words of love then spoken;
    The eyes that shown
    Now dimmed and gone,
    The cheerful hearts now broken.

    (from When the Splendor Falls by Laurie McBain)”
    Thomas Moore

  • #23
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

  • #24
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Of all the small nations of this earth, perhaps only the ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their contribution to mankind.”
    Winston Churchill

  • #25
    “I've learned that what has a good beginning needs also a good ending.

    Spoken by the hero, Adam Tremain”
    Day Taylor, The Black Swan

  • #26
    William Shakespeare
    “Love sought is good, but giv'n unsought is better.”
    William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
    tags: love

  • #27
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “The Road goes ever on and on
    Down from the door where it began.
    Now far ahead the Road has gone,
    And I must follow, if I can,
    Pursuing it with eager feet,
    Until it joins some larger way
    Where many paths and errands meet.
    And whither then? I cannot say”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #28
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “He [Bilbo] used often to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary. 'It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,' he used to say. 'You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.' . . .”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #29
    “It is an ancient land, honoured in the archives of civilisation. Every great European race has sent its stream to the river of the Irish mind.”
    Thomas Davis 'Literary and Historical Essays'

  • #30
    “I understand more than most the need to become another. To bury the past along with who you were, to create a new life completely different from it, and forget, or try to, the person who came before.”
    Alexi in BEAUTY AND THE BOUNTY HUNTER by Lori Austin

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