I fear feeling my heart break a second time, because I'm not sure I could survive it. I'd rather live alone than risk the pain.Breakup & LovesickNora Roberts in Face the Fire
'I've never been the one. Not for anybody.'
He closed the distance between them.
'You’ll get used to it.' He tipped her face up to his, kissed her.
'Why? Why am I the one?'
'Because my life opened up, and it flooded with color when you walked back into it.'
That woman doesn't have the sense God gave a retarded flea.Nora Roberts in Black Hills
Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool.LoveNora Roberts in Black Hills
Broken hearts healed. Maybe the cracks were always there, like thin scars, but they healed. People lived and worked, laughed and ate, walked and talked with those cracks.
For many, even the scars healed and they loved again.
Some things in life are out of your control. You can make it a party or a tragedy.Nora Roberts in Vision in White
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.Nora Roberts