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Simply Perfect (Simply Quartet #4) Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh
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“Nothing is permanently perfect. But there are perfect moments and the will to choose what will bring about more perfect moments.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“Love does not last forever, then?"
"He asked me the same thing this morning," she said. "No, it does not - not love that has been betrayed. One realizes that one has loved a mirage, someone who never really existed. Not that love dies immediately or soon, even then. But it does die and cannot be revived.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“Every moment is a moment of decision, and every moment turns us inexorably in the direction of the rest of our lives.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“I wish," he said, "I had known at eighteen what I know now - that there are some things on which one does not compromise.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“Sometimes now was enough.
Sometimes it was everything.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“Did she ever feel nostalgia for any of her girlhood dreams? But life was made up of a succession of dreams, some few to be realized, most to be set aside as time went on, one or two to persist for a lifetime. It was knowing when to abandon a dream, perhaps, that mattered and distinguished the successful people in life from the sad, embittered persons who never moved on from the first of life's great disappointments. Or from the airy dreamers who never really lived life at all.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“But that is what life is all about, he said. "It is about dreaming and making those dreams come true with effort and determination - and love.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“It is also for stepping into the unknown," Claudia said, "when it would be easier to cling what it familiar and safe.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“Future indifferences is no consolation for present pain.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“And so silence and ...darkness hold happiness and joy?" he said softly.
"Assuredly," she said, "provided one listens to the silence and gazes deeply into the darkness. Everything is there. Everything.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“If we were to see the grandeur of our real selves, I suspect we would also see the necessity of living up to who we really are. And most of us are too lazy for that. Or else we are having too good a time enjoying our less than perfect lives to be bothered. (Claudia Martin)”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“She looked like someone he must have known all his life. She looked like a little piece of home - whatever the devil his mind meant by presenting him with that odd idea.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
“After a few awkward moments, Lizzy joined them and they skipped along the avenue, the three of them, laughing and whooping and altogether making an undignified spectacle of themselves.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect
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“I believe tnat life is very generous with us once we have shown the will to take a positive course. It is ery ready to keep on opening doors for us. It is just that sometimes we lose our willpower and courage adn prefer to stay on the familiar, safe side of each door.”
Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect