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  • #1
    P.C. Cast
    “Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame.”
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast

  • #2
    “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”
    Cherokee Proverb

  • #3
    “The Cherokee used to fear that taking a photo would make them lose their souls. Over exposure and desensitization is pretty close to losing one's soul. So they were right to quite an extent.”
    Sabine Shah

  • #4
    Virginia C. Ferguson
    “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between the lightening bug and the lightening
    ~Mark Twain”
    Virginia C. Ferguson, Tula's Path: A Cherokee Trail of Tears Story

  • #5
    Dr. Seuss
    “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #6
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #7
    André Gide
    “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves

  • #8
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #9
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #10
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones

  • #11
    Lao Tzu
    “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
    Lao Tzu

  • #12
    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

  • #13
    William Shakespeare
    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #14
    Vladimir Nabokov
    “It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”
    Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

  • #15
    Veronica Roth
    “I have something I need to tell you," he says. I run my fingers along the tendons in his hands and look back at him. "I might be in love with you." He smiles a little. "I'm waiting until I'm sure to tell you, though."
    "That's sensible of you," I say, smiling too. "We should find some paper so you can make a list or a chart or something."
    I feel his laughter against my side, his nose sliding along my jaw, his lips pressing my ear.
    "Maybe I'm already sure," he says, "and I just don't want to frighten you."
    I laugh a little. "Then you should know better."
    "Fine," he says. "Then I love you.”
    Veronica Roth, Divergent

  • #16
    “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
    Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

  • #17
    Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    “When love is not madness it is not love.”
    Pedro Calderon de la Barca

  • #18
    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 A. Baldwin

  • #19
    Cassandra Clare
    “Declarations of love amuse me. Especially when unrequited.”
    Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

  • #20
    Max Lucado
    “A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”
    Max Lucado

  • #21
    Vincent van Gogh
    “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
    Vincent Van Gogh

  • #22
    Leo Tolstoy
    “I think... if it is true that
    there are as many minds as there
    are heads, then there are as many
    kinds of love as there are hearts.”
    Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

  • #23
    Robert Frost
    “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”
    Robert Frost

  • #24
    Charles Dickens
    “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”
    Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

  • #25
    Lisa Schroeder
    “Was it hard?" I ask.
    Letting go?"

    Not as hard as holding on to something that wasn't real.”
    Lisa Schroeder

  • #26
    Cassandra Clare
    “I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.”
    Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

  • #27
    Haruki Murakami
    “Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time.”
    Murakami, Haruki

  • #28
    Chuck Klosterman
    “Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”
    Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

  • #29
    Mary Oliver
    “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
    Mary Oliver

  • #30
    José N. Harris
    “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”
    José N. Harris, MI VIDA: A Story of Faith, Hope and Love

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