Togetherness Quotes

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“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”
John Joseph Powell, The Secret of Staying in Love

Vera Nazarian
“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey.

At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Nicole Krauss
“Holding hands, for example, is a way to remember how it feels to say nothing together.”
Nicole Krauss

Vera Nazarian
“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

John Green
“You could hold me and I could hold you. And it would be so peaceful. Completely peaceful. Like the feeling of sleep, but awake in it together.”
John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Walt Whitman
“WE two boys together clinging,
One the other never leaving,
Up and down the roads going, North and South excursions making,
Power enjoying, elbows stretching, fingers clutching,
Arm'd and fearless, eating, drinking, sleeping, loving.
No law less than ourselves owning, sailing, soldiering, thieving,
threatening,
Misers, menials, priests alarming, air breathing, water drinking, on
the turf or the sea-beach dancing,
Cities wrenching, ease scorning, statutes mocking, feebleness
chasing,
Fulfilling our foray.”
Walt Whitman

James Frey
“And as ridiculous as it may sound, sometimes all any of us needs in life is for someone to hold our hand and walk next to us.”
James Frey, The Final Testament of the Holy Bible

Desmond Tutu
“A person with ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed.”
Desmond Tutu

Jack Kerouac
“It's okay, girl, we'll make it till the sun goes down forever. And until then what you got to lose but the losing? We're fallen angels who didn't believe that nothing means nothing.”
Jack Kerouac, Book of Blues

Jamie Oliver
“If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it's such a brilliant thing isn't it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know?

Jamie Oliver

Budd Schulberg
“Isn't everyone a part of everyone else?”
Budd Schulberg

“Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.”
Clare Ansberry, The Women of Troy Hill: The Back-Fence Virtues of Faith and Friendship

“When two brothers are busy fighting, an evil man can easily attack and rob their poor mother. Mankind should always stay united, standing shoulder to shoulder so evil can never cheat and divide them.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Banana Yoshimoto
“Why were we so far apart, even when we were together? It was a nice loneliness, like the sensation of washing your face in cold water.”
Banana Yoshimoto, The Lake

“She said, "As long as we're with each other--"
"We know we're in exactly the right place," he finished.”
Jean Ferris, Once Upon a Marigold

R.F. Kuang
“Fire and water looked so lovely together. It was a pity they destroyed each other by nature.”
R.F. Kuang, The Dragon Republic

Louise Glück
“Doesn’t everyone want to feel in the night
the beloved body, compass, polestar,
to hear the quiet breathing that says
I am alive, that means also
you are alive, because you hear me,
you are here with me.”
Louise Glück, Averno

Itohan Eghide
“Bond is stronger than blood. The family grows stronger by bond.”
Itohan Eghide, The Book of Maxims, Poems and Anecdotes

Naomi Novik
“I will tell you what we shall do: if ever you need to rescue Catherine, or you Berkley, Maximus, I will help you, and you will do as much for me. Then we do not need to worry, I do not suppose anyone could stop all three of us, at least not before we can escape”
Naomi Novik, His Majesty's Dragon

Bill  Gates
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.”
Bill Gates

David Foster Wallace
“Nothing brings you together like a common enemy.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Wallace Stegner
“There must be some other possibility than death or lifelong penance ... some meeting, some intersection of lines; and some cowardly, hopeful geometer in my brain tells me it is the angle at which two lines prop each other up, the leaning-together from the vertical which produces the false arch. For lack of a keystone, the false arch may be as much as one can expect in this life. Only the very lucky discover the keystone.”
Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose

Anthony Liccione
“The distance of a voice, is only a short time away from touch.”
Anthony Liccione

“Through love, tribes have been intermixing colors to reveal a new rainbow world. And as more time passes, this racial and cultural blending will make it harder for humans to side with one race, nation or religion over another.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Amit Kalantri
“In your name, the family name is at last because it's the family name that lasts.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“Language is still separating us even though technology is bringing us closer together.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“I won't let my best friends do silly,stupid,annoying,funny things
-WITHOUT ME!!!!!!!!!!”
Azhly Antenor

Nancy  Holmes
“Thanks to Karen Connelly who read earlier versions of this manuscript and to Ronald Hatch my editor and publisher.”
Nancy Holmes, Mandorla

Makoto Shinkai
“Let's go home together.”
Makoto Shinkai, She and Her Cat

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