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The measure of love is to love without measure.
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There are so many worse things than death. Not to be loved or not to be able to love: that is worse.
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Every meeting led to a parting, and so it would, as long as life was mortal. In every meeting there was some of the sorrow of parting, but in everything parting there was some of the joy of meeting as well.
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I thought perhaps that when you told me you did not love me that my own feelings would fall away and atrophy, but they have not. They have grown every day. I love you now more desperately, this moment, than I have ever loved you before, and in an hour I will love you more than that.
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Do not seek revenge and call it justice.
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There is more to living than not dying.
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Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.
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No one can say that death found in me a willing comrade, or that I went easily.
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It has been the privilege and the honor of my life to know you.
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I am catastrophically in love with you.
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So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
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Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.
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It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.
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The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
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Gatsby turned out all right in the end. It is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.
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Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
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I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
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And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
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All right... I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
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Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
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He looked at her the way all women wanted to be looked at by a man.
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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
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If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?
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Ready?- Ready, if you are.
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I was, but then I realized that I was holding on to something that didn't exist anymore. That the person I missed didn't exist anymore. People change. The things we like and dislike change. And we can wish they wouldn't all day long, but that never works.
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It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears!
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Always a chancer, always lucky, he'd fall into a river and come out dry, with fish in his pockets.
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I just need to do something new... I've got the big remote control of life in my hands, and I'm ready to start pushing some buttons.
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Love, I've come to realize, lies not only in sharing each other but being at peace with those parts that will never be shared.
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I was the one to change him. He fell for me.
He loves me. And I love him right back.
I'll love him till the day I die.
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It occurs to me as I walk across the hot sand, that I've become very good at lying. What a despicable talent to have. It's not something you can boast about, like being good at languages or playing the piano.
I'm a good liar.
My parents would be so proud.
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You may have to declare your forgiveness a hundred times the first day and the second day, but the third day will be less and each day after, until one day you will realize that you have forgiven completely. And then one day you will pray for his wholeness and give him over to me so that my love will burn from his life every vestige of corruption.
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Let me say for now that we knew once the Creation was broken, true fathering would be much more lacking than mothering. Don't misunderstand me, both are needed- but an emphasis on fathering is necessary because of the enormity of its absence.
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Love is not the limitation; love is the flying.
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Forgiveness is not about forgetting, Mack. It is about letting go of another person's throat.
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Faith does not grow in the house of certainty.
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It is so easy to get sucked into the if-only game, and playing it is a short and slippery slide into despair.
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It is not the nature of love to force a relationship, but it is the nature of love to open the way.
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Lies are a little fortress. Inside them you can feel safe and powerful.
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If a rainbow makes a sound, or a flower as it grows, that was the sound of her laughter.
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Evil is a word we use to describe the absence of Good, just as we use the word darkness to describe the absence of Light or death to describe the absence of Life. Both evil and darkness can only be understood in relation to Light and Good; they do not have any actual existence. I am Light and I am Good. I am Love and there is no darkness in me. Light and Good actually exist. So, removing yourself from me will plunge you into darkness.
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You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
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"Does that mean," asked Mack, "that all roads will lead to you?"
"Not at all," smiled Jesus, "Most roads don't lead anywhere. What it does mean is that I will travel any road to find you."
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I don't just want a piece of you and a piece of your life. Even if you were able, which you are not, to give me the biggest piece, that is not what I want. I want all of you and all of every part of you and your day.
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Relationships are never about power, and one way to avoid the will to power is to choose to limit oneself- to serve.
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True love never forces.
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"Jesus?", he whispered as his voice choked.
"I feel so lost." A hand reached out and squeezed his, and didn't let go.
"I know, Mack. But it's not true. I am with you and I'm not lost. I'm sorry it feels that way, but hear me clearly. You are not lost."
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So many believe that it is love that grows, but it is the knowing that grows and love simply expands to contain it.
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Pain has a way of clipping our wings and keeping us from being able to fly.
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If anything matters then everything matters. Because you are important, everything you do is important. Every time you forgive, the universe changes; every time you reach out and touch a heart or a life, the world changes; with every kindness and service, seen or unseen, my purposes are accomplished and nothing will be the same again.
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