are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges” ― Anonymous
“In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.”
― Khalil Gibran
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."
― Jimi Hendrix
“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone,
but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”
― Kalu Kalu
"What we love we shall grow to resemble."
―Bernard of Clairvaux
"We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past,
but by the love we’re not extending in the present"
“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks. Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
― Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger
“Where there is love there is life.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
"A loving person lives in a loving world.
A hostile person lives in a hostile world.
Everyone you meet is your mirror."
―Ken Keys, Jr.
"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."
― Arthur Rubinstein
“You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car,
but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
― Oscar Wilde
“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”
― Audrey Hepburn
“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame
by an encounter with another human being.”
― Albert Schweitzer
“People come, people go – they’ll drift in and out of your life,
almost like characters in a favorite book. When you finally close the cover,
the characters have told their story and you start up again with another book,
complete with new characters and adventures. Then you find yourself focusing on the new ones,
not the ones from the past.”
― Nicholas Sparks, The Rescue
“Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something,
loves something and has lost something.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage, with my books, my family,
and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked,
than to occupy the most splendid post which any human power can give.”
― Thomas Jefferson
“That's what people do who love you.
They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.”
― Deb Caletti
“When I was a little girl I used to read fairy tales. In fairy tales you meet Prince Charming and he's everything you ever wanted. In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is. Then you grow up and you realize that Prince Charming is not as easy to find as you thought. You realize the bad guy is not wearing a black cape and he's not easy to spot; he's really funny, and he makes you laugh, and he has perfect hair.”
― Taylor Swift
“The minute I stopped trying to find the right girl,
and started trying to become the right guy...the girl came.”
― Jonathan Antin
“Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.”
― Oprah Winfrey
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times -- always with the same person.”
― Mignon McLaughlin
“Don't limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.”
― Rabindranath Tagore
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...
Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
“Hearts united in pain and sorrow
will not be separated by joy and happiness.
Bonds that are woven in sadness
are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure.
Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful.”
― Khalil Gibran, Love Letters in the Sand: The Love Poems of Khalil Gibran
“Your children are not your children.
They are sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you.
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
You may give them your love but not your thoughts,
For they have their own thoughts.”
― Khalil Gibran
"The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge."
― Bertrand Russell
"With love and patience, nothing is impossible."
"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by reams that need completion,
by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life."
― Greg Anderson
“The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.”
“The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.”