Quotes and thoughts

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Henry Thoreau

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
Robert Cormier

People love others not for who they are, but for how they make them feel.
Irwin Federman

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
Amy Carmichael

Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild.
Alexis Delp

I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Roy Croft

There is but one genuine love potion: consideration.

Kindness in words creates confidence, kindness in thinking creates profoundness, kindness in giving creates love.

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
La Rochefoucauld

Real love begins where nothing is expected in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

Who, being loved, is poor?
Oscar Wilde


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