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A child does not have to be taught how to be happy or the ways of love. It is fear, hatred, and prejudice that have to be taught. And from the condition of the world we can see that unfortunately there are some very good teachers.


Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

It is infinitely more exciting to live a life of catastrophic failures than a life of could-haves, should-haves and would-haves.

Moh Hon Meng

Memories are meant to fade, Lenny. They're designed that way for a reason.

Angela Basset
Strange Days

Love is so short, and forgetting so long.

Pablo Neruda
Es tan corto el amor, y es tan largo el olvido

I love you so passionately, that I hide a great part of my love, so as not to oppress you with it.

Marie De Rabutin-Chantal

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

Lorraine Hansberry
A Raisin in the Sun

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either.

Golda Meir

Behind every advance of the human race is a germ of creation growing in the mind of some lone individual, an individual whose dreams waken him in the night while other contentedly sleeps.

The Uncommon Man

And Pooh gave Christopher Robin the biggest Pooh hug he could give because he knew that goodbyes were not far away.

It is never any good dwelling on good-byes. It is not the being together that it prolongs, it is the parting.

Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds.

Anais Nin

If you give a smile right now, I'll give you the whole damn world.

Leo Roth

Dreamers are those who have achieved in love and life, because it is a dream that got them there.

Cindy Sherman

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.

David Grayson

You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her.

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.


Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

You know what's the most terrifying thing about admitting that you're in love? You're just naked. You put yourself in harm's way and you lay down all your defences. No clothes, no weapons. Nowhere to hide, completely vulnerable. The only thing that makes it tolerable is to believe the other person loves you back and you can trust him not to hurt you.

Mary Doria Russell
The Sparrow

The trouble with illusions is that you aren't aware you have any until they are taken away from you.

Mary Doria Russell
The Sparrow

For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.

Thomas Mann

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Miguel de Unamuno

You don't die of a broken heart, you only wish you did.

Marilyn Peterson

I've been to paradise. But I've never been to me.

Maureen McGovern

When your mother dies... that is when you know everybody dies.

Jeanne Beskrone

To love another person is to see the face of God.

Jean Valjean
Les Miserables

A huge part of real love is constant forgiveness.

Glen Close

Be forewarned, infatuation wears the guise of love.

Haether Blwitski

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

You've got to dance like nobody's watching, and love like it's never going to hurt.

Kathy Mattea
Come From The Heart

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?'"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you."

Dreams are what I am made of. Reality is what I am.

Clint Echols

Our love can't be measured. It just is.

Jon Stevens

I dream of no rules
I dream of following no one
I dream of flying
I dream of freedom
I dream of proving you wrong
I dream of not being a doctor
I dream that my dream never dies


Love is blind, but when we close our eyes, we see with our hearts.

Sara B.

My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected.

Anna M. Uhlich

Love is not blind, it sees more not less; But because it sees more it chooses to see less.

Immature love says, "I love you because I need you." Mature love says, "I need you because I love you."

Erich Fromm

If you fear nothing, you love nothing. If you love nothing, what joy can there be in life?

Sean Connery
First Knight

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what you are expected to give - which is everything.

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.

Anna Louise Strong

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Let no one who loves be unhappy... even love unreturned has its rainbow.

Dream in light years, challenge miles, walk step by step.

I do love nothing in the world so well as you: is not that strange?

William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing

Yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision... But today well-lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.

from the Sanskrit

The cure for anything is salt-water - sweat, tears or the sea.

Isak Dinesea