"Ye werena the first lass I kissed," he said softly. "But I swear you'll be the last."Diana Gabaldon in Outlander
"A hedgehog? And just how does a hedgehog make love?" he demanded.
No, I thought. I won't. I will not. But I did. "Very carefully," I replied, giggling helplessly.
Forgiveness is not a single act, but a matter of constant practice.Forgiveness & MercyDiana Gabaldon
"I can bear pain myself," he said softly, "but I couldna bear yours. That would take more strength than I have."Diana Gabaldon in Outlander
Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone,
I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One.
I give ye my Spirit, 'til our Life shall be Done.
I stood still, vision blurring, and in that moment, I heard my heart break. It was a small, clean sound, like the snapping of a flower's stem.Diana Gabaldon