"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  
 They must be felt with the heart."
-Helen Keller 

"I've never minded it," he went on, "Being lost, that is.  I had always thought one

could not truly be lost if one knew one's own heart.  But I fear I may be lost 
without knowing yours."
-Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

"That was one of the saddest things about people - their most important 

thoughts  and feelings often went unspoken and barely understood."
-Alexandra Adornetto, Halo

"Oh Lizzy!  Do anything rather than marry without affection."
-Jane Austen,  Pride and Prejudice

"Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do.  The mind gives up 

too easily."
-Paulo Coelho

"Never take someone's feelings for granted because you never know
how much courage that they took to show it to you."

"Where there is love there is life."
-Mahatma Gandhi

"We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.  You can't
 just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get
on by itself.  You've got to keep watering it.  You've got to really look
 after it and nurture it."
-John Lennon

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred 
days of sorrow."
-Chinese Proverb

"I have learned that sometimes "sorry" is not enough.  Sometimes you
 actually have to change."
-Claire London

"The things two people do to each other they remember.  If they stay
 together it's not because they forget; it's because they forgive."
-Demi Moore

"If you've ever had your heart broken, it's like once is enough - you  
can live a lifetime on that.  Ya know?  You can write alot of records on
one broken heart."
-Jesse Baylin

"A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even 
when you are fooling everyone else."

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is
finally better than your dreams."
-Dr. Seuss

"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
-John Barrymore

"You know that when I hate you, it's because I love you to a point of passion
that unhinges my soul."
-Julie de Lespinasse

"To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with."
-Mark Twain

"Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself 
constantly walking around in the daytime and falling in at night.  I miss
 you like hell."
-Edna St. Vincent Millay

"That's how you know you love someone I guess, when you can't 
experience anything without wishing the other person was there to 
see it too."
-Kaui Hart Himmings

"Expectation is the mother of all frustration."
-Antonio Banderas

"I knew the second I met you that there was something about you I
needed.  Turns out it wasn't something about you at all.  It was just
-Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present
and not giving it."
-Arthur Ward

"What a grand thing to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!"
-Victor Hugo

"Music was my refuge.  I could crawl into the space between the notes
and curl my back to loneliness."
-Maya Angelou

"True remorse is never just a regret over consequence, it is a regret

 over motive."
-Mignon McLaughlin

"You and me?  We are never going to be just friends.  The only time I'm
 not adoring you is when I'm too busy hating you and wishing I never
met you..." 
-Thomas Quackenbush, Danse Macabre (Night Dream #2) 

"In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love
from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people."
-Judy Garland

"Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
That never stops at all."
-Emily Dickenson

"At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the
 stone.  It has three words but the poet has scratched them out.  
You cannot read loss, only feel it."
-Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha  

"Missing someone, they say, is self-centered.  I self center you more
than ever."
-Sasa Stanisic, How The Soldier Repairs The Gramophone

"I usually know almost exactly how I feel.  The problem is I just can't tell
-Meg Cabot, Princess In Love

"People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damned hard to smile."
-Judith Guest, Ordinary People

"I have decided to stick to love.,,..hate is too great a burden to bear."
-Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament Of Hope: The Essential 
Writings and Speeches

"Seeing people change isn't what hurts, what hurts is remembering how

 they used to be."

"Welcome to the world of jealousy, he thought.  For the price of admission, 
you get a splitting headache, a near irresistible urge to commit murder, 
and an inferiority complex.  Yippee!"
-J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

"Feelings are never stupid, they just make us feel stupid sometimes."
-Laurell Hamilton, Danse Macabre

"What we don't let out traps us.  We think, No one feels this way, I must 
be crazy.  So we don't say anything.  And we become enveloped by a 
deep loneliness, not knowing where our feelings come from or what to
do with them.  Why do I feel this way?"
-Sabrina Ward Harrison

"Chronic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable

 sentiment.If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can 
and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time.  On no account 
brood over your wrongdoing.  Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting 
-Aldous Huxley, Brave New World 

"One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to

be understood."
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca  

"Love is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not 

proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self seeking, it is not easily 
angered, it keeps no records of wrongs,.  Love does not delight in evil but 
rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always
-New International Version of The Bible - 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

"When she cried, he would say, 'there is nothing wrong with crying.  Your
feelings tell who you are.  They tell what is important.  Don't ever be ashamed
of them.'"
-Terry Brooks, Armageddon's Children 

"Passion is a feeling that tells you: This is the right thing to do.  Nothing
 can stand in my way.  It doesn't matter what anyone else says. This
 feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored.  I'm going to follow my bliss
 and act upon this glorious sensation of joy."
-Wayne W. Dryer

"No, this is not the biginning of a new chapter in my life;  This is the beginning
of a new book!  The first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the
seas;  this new book is newly opened, has just begun!  Look, it is the first
page!  And it is a beautiful one!"
-C. JoyBell C.

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you do, but people
 will never forget how you made them feel."
-Jason Barger

"Thoughts and feelings change sometimes, as one crosses the frontiers."
-Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Tomorrow's Eve 

"I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad.  I would
never wish anything negative on them.  It takes more energy to hate them
than to wish them well."
-Ashley Green

"When you break up, your whole identity is shattered.  It's like death."
-Dennis Quaid

"No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity
hidden in the soul of a child.  The effort of every true education should be to
unlock that treasure."
-Emma Goldman

"Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children.
Now I have seven children and only one theory: love them, especially when they
least deserve to be loved.
-Kate Samperi

"Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All The
Things That Could Go Wrong"
-Marianne Williamson

"Have you noticed that each time you are near,
my eyes seem to scour the floor
for some sign of attraction?
I don't know why
but I can't meet your eyes
no matter how I try to force it."
-Adshaw, Feeling Inadequate

"But he who dares not grasp the thorn
Should never crave the rose"
-Anne Bronte

"You're everything I never knew I always wanted."
Matthew Perry's character Alex in 1997 movie Fools Rush In

"The moment when you dream of someone deeply at night and
in the morning you see that person staring, and smiling at you.
For me there is no word to express that feeling."
-M.F. Moonzajer

"Every once in awhile she'll get worked up and cry like that.
But that's ok.  She's letting her feelings out. The scary thing
is not being able to do that.  Then your feelings build up and
die inside.  That's when you're in big trouble."
-Muruki Murakami, Norweigian Wood

"The heart has eyes which the brain knows nothing of."
-Charles Henry Parkhurst

"I remember I've never shared tears with someone that
longed for (me) and loved me;  I didn't know how to be
compassionate. (The Truth, the lies & the love, p.76)"
-Chimnese Davids, Muses Of Wandering Passions

"Forgiveness requires a sacrifice of pride.  A humbling  of
the spirit.  An increase of selfless love.  A time when you
allow others' feelings to be more important than your own."
-Ann H. Gabhart, Christmas At Harmony Hill, A Shaker Story

"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than
the hunger for bread."
-Mother Theresa

"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."
-A. A. Milne

"I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death;
and flung it back to me.  People feel with their hearts,
Ellen, and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power
to feel for him."
-Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

"I am good at walking away.  Rejection teaches you how
to reject."
-Jeanette Winterson, Weight: The Myth of Atlas and

"Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head
when people talked about soulmates, poor deluded
individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not
intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book.
Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has
become the converted, the skeptic, an ardent zealot."
-E. A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly 

"Love recognizes no barriers.  It jumps hurdles, leaps
 fences, penetrates walls to reach it's destination full of hope."
-Maya Angelou

"Morning without you is a dwindled dawn."
-Emily Dickinson

"That's what people do who love you.  They put their arms around
you when you're not so lovable."
-Deb Caletti

"Helplessness is such a rotten feeling.  There's nothing you can do
about it.  Being helpless is like being paralyzed.  It's sickness.  The
cure calls for a monumental effort to stand up and start walking
somewhere, anywhere.  But that takes some doing."
-Chuck Barris, You and Me Babe

"In the wee small hours of the morning
It's the time I miss her most of all"
-Jamie Cullum (and John Mayer), In The Wee Small Hours Of 
The Morning song lyrics

"Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn't
have.  Maybe there's a whole assortment of impossible people
waiting for me to find them.  Waiting to make me feel the same
impossibility over and over again."
-Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell The Wolves I'm Home

"I do not love thee! - No! I do not love thee!
And yet when thou art absent I am sad;"
-Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton, I Do Not Love Thee (Poem)

"Millions and millions of years would still not give me half
enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when
you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you."
-Jacques Prevert

"My heart to you is given
Oh, do give yours to me;
We'll lock them up together
And throw away the key,"
-Frederick Saunders

"Is not a kiss the very autograph of love?"
-Henry Finck

"It isn't an easy thing to give your loyalty to
someone you don't know, especially when
that person chooses to reveal nothing of
-Megan Whaler Turner

"It's often just enough just to be with someone.
I don't need to touch them.  Not even to talk.
A feeling passes between you both.  You're not
-Marilyn Monroe

"All those men who end up disappointing you.
After awhile, you don't even want  to have feelings
anymore.  You just want to get on with your life."
-Candace Bushnell, Sex and The City

"Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved."
-Vivien Leigh

"The regret of my life is I have not said 'I love you' often enough."
-Yoko Ono

"You're the reason I haven't lost my mind by now, you make me
happy and you are ALWAYS there for me hands down."
-Unknown Author

"I love my wife and I know she loves me.  We're best friends.
We're just lucky to have found each other.  It takes alot of work
but I just feel very blessed that I found the right person.  It's a
very fortunate situation and not everyone has that."
-Harry Connick, Jr.

"The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are
-Nicholas Sparks

"Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it
worth living."
-Travis Barker

"Multiply it by infinity, take it to the depths of forever and you'll still
only have a glimpse of how much I love you."

"Ok, if this is what falling in love feels like, someone please kill me
now. (Not literally overzealous readers)  But it was all too much -
too much emotion, too much happiness, too much longing, perhaps
too much ice cream..."
-James Patterson, Max

"We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships
unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there
is love, patience, persistence."
-Cornel West, Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

"Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in
it yet?"
-L.M. Montgomery

"There is no pretending", Jace said with absolute clarity.  "I love you
and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love
you then."  She caught her breath.  He had said it - the words there
was no going back from."
-Cassandra Clare, City of Glass 

"So many times I thought I would never find someone to love me
the way I needed to be loved.  Then you came into my life and
showed me what love really is."
-Unknown Author

"Was I bitter? Absolutely. Hurt? You bet your sweet ass I was
hurt. Who doesn't feel a part of their heart break at rejection. You ask
yourself every question you can think of, what, why, how come, and then
your sadness turns to anger. That's my favorite part. It drives me, feeds
me and makes me one hell of a story."
-Jennifer Salaiz

"I'm getting married because I'm in love with a girl and want to spend my
life with her.  You can't live your life doing what other people want you
to or you'll be miserable.  At some point you just have to be yourself."
-Dan Marino

"To live in the shadow of another person...to desire to be adored as that
person is...is the weakest ambition of all.  Find yourself.  Be loved as
-Faye Hall

"Years from now I can picture us still laughing together, still holding hands
and still completely in love...just like we are now."
-Unknown Author

"I trust you to take care of my fragile heart.  So please don't break
it.  Don't hurt me.  Don't destroy me.  Just continue loving me.
-Unknown Author

"I love people who make me laugh.  I honestly think it's the thing I
like most, to laugh.  It cures a multitude of ills.  It's probably
the most important thing in a person."
-Audrey Hepburn

"Rivers know this: there is no hurry, we shall get there some day."
-A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

"With my last breath, I'll exhale my love for you.  I hope it's a
cold day, so you can see what you meant to me."
-Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it
still sucks 

"I am both happy and sad at the same time and I'm still trying
to figure out how that could be."
-Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being A Wallflower

"Many people are feeling lonely because they build walls
instead of bridges."
-Unknown author

"I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone.
It's not.  The worst thing in life is ending up with people who
make you feel all alone."
-Robin Williams

"One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one
-Gustave Flaubert

"The pleasure of remembering had been taken from me, because there
was no longer anyone to remember it with.  It felt like losing your
co-rememberer meant losing the memory itself, as if the things we'd
done were less real and important than they had been hours before."
-John Green, The Fault In Our Stars

"If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk
forever in my garden.
-Claudia Grandi

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Your hugs and kisses are like the stars that light up my life when
things get dark."
-Unknown Author

"Ah, how good it feels!  The hand of an old friend."
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we
really like and then just stay together?  I guess that wouldn't
work.  Someone would leave.  Someone always leaves.  Then
we would have to say good-bye.  I hate good-byes.  I know
what I need.  I need more hellos."
-Charles M. Schultz

"Can't imagine my life right now without you.  You changed my life
so much!  Thank you for always making me feel loved."
-Unknown Author

"How could I not love you?  No one has ever affected me like
you do.  When you told me goodbye last month, I tried to let you
go.  I told myself it was the best thing for you because you wanted
it.  But you're wrong, Dori.  I'm good for you even if you don't
know it yet.  I know because I've never been good for anyone
-Tammara Webber, Good For You

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I
could hardly stand to have the old man around.  But when I got
to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had
learned in seven years."
-Mark Twain

"We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie."
-David Mamet, Boston Marriage

"Of course I'll hurt you.  Of course you'll hurt me.  Of course we
will hurt each other.  But this is the very condition of existence.  To
become spring, means accepting the risk of winter.  To become
presence, means accepting the risk of absence."
-Antoine de Saint, Exupery, Manon, Ballerina

"From this point on
Let's get rid of the past
And focus on our future
This way we can last

So what do you say
Do you want to start new
I need you in my life
I hope you need me too"
-Unknown Author

"Love involves a peculiar unfathomable
combination of understanding and
-Diane Arbus

"Thank you is the least I can say to you to show my appreciation
for everything you have done for me in life. Thank you.
Thank you. Thank you"

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you,
till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide
will turn."
-Harriet Beecher Stowe

"He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful.  Into
something that people connect to.  And that's what good music does.
It speaks to you.  It changes you."
-Hannah Harrington, Saving June

"Have I told ya lately sweet darlin'
Somethin' I've had on my mind?
It's that you rock my world
You're in my head all of the time"
-Theodora Onken, You Rock My World (Song lyrics excerpt)

"You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running
across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're
sure they won't laugh if you trip."
-Jonathan carrooo, Outside the Dog Museum

"Now everyone dreams of a love faithful and true,
But you and I know what this world can do.
So let's make our steps clear so the other may see.
And I'll wait for you...should I fall behind wait for me."
-Bruce Springsteen, If I Should Fall Behind song lyrics

"Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful
that thorns have roses."
-Alphonse Karr, A Tour Round My Garden

"Welcome home,
Welcome back into my arms
Even though you've been a season gone,
I have saved you some summer's warmth."

"You make me happier than I ever thought I could be
and if you let me I will spend the rest of my life trying to
make you feel the same way."

"Dear guys, we love when you share your feelings, it doesn't
make you any less of a man, it just makes you more adorable."
-Unknown Author

"You know what he taught me?  He taught me to feel more. He
taught me to give myself over to feelings, and now that's all I
have.  I swamped by them.  I can't breathe because I feel so
darned much."
-Ellen Sussman, French Lessons

"I've learned not to trust
There's nothing more to say
You've lost someone special
You can't get back each day"
-Krystal A Bayer, Excerpt from poem "Dear Mom"

"It may come as an extraordinary shock to you but
you're the only woman who has ever succeeded in getting
under my skin.  It could be because you are a raving lunatic."
-Margaret Way, Hunt the Sun

"We're all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we
find someone who's weirdness is compatible with ours, we
join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love."
-Dr. Seuss

"Don't be afraid to weep; tis right to grieve.  Tears are only
water and flowers, trees and fruit  cannot grow without water.
But there must be sunlight also.  A wounded heart will heal in
time and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones
is sealed inside to comfort us."
-Brian Jacques, Taggerung

"I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with
the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the
most important moments."
-Jim Morrison

"Sex is always about emotions, Good sex is about free emotions;
bad sex is about blocked emotions."
-Deepak Chopra

"Love is a circular emotion that surrounds you like a hug, or
a noose."
-Jarod Kintz, Love Quotes For The Ages, And The Ageless

"A real friend is one that walks in when the rest of the world
walks out."
-Walter Winchell

"Cause I'm strong and I can prove it
And I got my dreams to see me thru
It's just a mountain, I can move it
And with faith enough there's nothing I can't do"
-Dolly Parton,  From Light of a Clear Blue Morning song lyrics

"To say I'll make your dreams come true would be wrong, but maybe,
darling, I can help them along.
-Bruce Springsteen, From I Want To Marry You song lyrics

"When I say I love you, I don't say it casually.  I say it to remind you
that you are my everything, and the best thing that has ever happened
to me in my life."
-Anurag Prakash Ray

"I'm going to have a sweet life
Sweetest life you've ever seen
And when the day is over
Going to go to sleep in the field of green"
-Barry Manilow,  From Sweet Life song lyrics  

"I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you."
-Roy Croft

"She brings him hope in the way that angels do, taking him to heaven in
ways he never knew."
-Garth Brooks, From Wild As the Wind song lyrics

"I want to feel beautiful, like when he told me I was."
-Pamela Ritchie

"I hope life treats you kind, and I hope you have all that you
ever dreamed of, and I wish you joy and happiness.  But above all
this, I wish you love."
-Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston, From I Will Always Love You song lyrics

"We can't build our dreams on suspicious minds."
-Elvis Presley, From Suspicious Minds song lyrics

"The meeting of  two personalities is like the contact of two chemical
substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."
-C.G. Jung

Bent out of shape from societies pliers, cares not to come up any
higher, but rather get you down in the hole that he's in."
-Bob Dylan, From It's Alright Ma song lyrics

"I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness.  The proof
is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I don't think being sad is to
be avoided.  It's apathy and boredom you want to avoid.  But feeling
anything is good, I think.  Maybe that's sadistic of me."
-Joseph Gordon Levitt

"Even though we ain't got money, I'm so in love with you honey."
-Loggins and Messina, Ann Murray, From Danny's Song  song lyrics

"It is beautiful, it is endless and yet it seems empty. It hurts us."
-Jackson Pearce, Fathomless

"Some others I've seen might never be mean
Might never be cross or try to be boss
But they wouldn't do
Nobody else gave me a thrill
With all your faults I love you still
It had to be you, wonderful you
It had to be you"
-Andy Williams, From It Had To Be You song lyrics

"Dexter, I love you so much. So, so much, and I probably always
will.  I just don't like you anymore. I'm sorry."
-David Nicholls, One Day

"You know she's waiting
Just anticipating
For things she'll never, never, never, never possess, yeah yeah
But while she's there waiting, without them
Try a little tenderness (that's all you gotta do)"
-Otis Redding, From Try A Little Tenderness song lyrics

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate
cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
-Martin Luther King Jr, A Testament Of Hope: The Essential
Writings And Speeches

"Our day will come
If we just wait awhile
No tears for us
Think love and wear a smile"
-Doris Day, From Our Day Will Come song lyrics

"I am nothing special, of this I am sure.  I am a common
 man with common thoughts and I've led a common life.  There
 are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be
 forgotten, but I've loved another will all my heart and soul, and to
me, this has always been enough..."
-Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

"Every night I'm lyin' in bed, holdin' you close in my dreams
Thinkin' about all the things we said
And comin' apart at the seams
We try to talk it over but the words come out too rough
I know you were tryin' to give me the best of your love"
-Rod Stewart, From The Best of My Love song lyrics

"Courage doesn't always roar, sometimes it's the quiet voice at the
end of the day whispering  'I will try again tomorrow"
Mary Ann Radmacher

"You were my strength when I was weak, you were my voice when I
couldn't speak.  You were my eyes when I couldn't see, you saw the
best there was in me.
-Celine Dion, From Because You Loved Me song lyrics

"I realized when you look at your mother, you're looking at the purest
love you will ever know."
-Mitch Albom, For One More Day

"This world will crumble, and the skies will fall, my heart won't
speak at all, When I stop loving you."
-Frank Sinatra, From When I Stop Loving You song lyrics

"When you love someone, truly love them, you lay your heart open
to them. You give them a part of yourself that you give no one else,
and you let them inside a part of you that only they can hurt - you
literally hand them the razor with a map of where to cut deepest and
most painfully on your heart and soul. And when they do strike, it's
crippling - like having your heart carved out."
-Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Cause it's cold when you're out there all alone
So many times that I wanted to just pick up the phone
And tell you ooh baby, baby I missed your lovin' so
I ain't holding back no more, your girl is coming home"
-Whitney Houston, From Like I Never Left song lyrics

"I don't trust anyone who doesn't laugh."
-Maya Angelou

"Cry not for me, my love
You've found another thrill
And though I love you still
Cry not for me"
-Patsy Cline, From Cry Not For Me song lyrics

"Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are 'It might have
been.' "
-Kurt Vonnegut

"You've changed me forever and I'll never forget you."
-Kiera Cass, The Elite

"I used to say I and Me
Now it's Us, now it's We"
-Michael Jackson, From Ben song lyrics

"Sometimes love means letting go when you want to hold on
-Melissa Marr, Ink Exchange

"It's hard to kiss the lips at night that chew your ass out all day long."
-Notorious Cherry Bombs, From song with same title as quote

"Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they're jealous of your
daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.
-Shannon L. Alder

"Baby, oh baby, I made a mistake
I thought love was something they no longer made
But since you have brought back some love to my eyes
My doubting of people no longer applies."
-Bonnie Tyler, From The World Starts Tonight song lyrics

"Shake hands with yourself. Forgive yourself and you can learn to love
yourself and others in the manner that brings you the greatest fulfillment
of all. With love, all things are truly possible.
-Charmaine Smith Ladd, Shake Hands With Yourself: A 
Peacemaker's Guide To Happiness and Inner Peace

"I do my best to hide this low down feelin'
I try to make believe there's nothin' wrong
But they're always askin' me about you darlin'
And it hurts me so to tell em' that you're gone"
Johnny Cash, From So Doggone Lonesome song lyrics

"Being with you never felt wrong. It's the one thing I did right.  You're
the one thing I did right."
-Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo

"There's a tone in the sound of your voice
My heart is listening to
And a message inside of your mind, I can relate to
The feeling inside of your soul, I am feeling
Maybe soulmates exist after all"
-Des'ree, From Soulmates song lyrics

"This is a long goodbye, yet not time enough. I have no aptitude
for this. I cannot learn this. I would hold on, and hold on until my hands
clutch at emptiness."
Juliette Marillier, Son of the Shadows

"I don't care where you came from
Oh no, I don't care where you've been
All I know, is that I love you
And I'm going to love you till the end"
-The Temptations, (You're my) Dream Come True

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

"I bless the day I found you
I want to stay around you
And so I beg you
Let it be me
Don't take this heaven from one
If you must cling to someone
Now and forever
Let it be me"
-Roberta Flack, From Let It Be Me song lyrics

"The heart has it's reasons which reason knows not."
-Blaise Pascal

"It isn't right for you to hurt me
It isn't right to make me blue
It isn't right to take your kisses
And give them to somebody new"
-The Platters, From It Isn't Right song lyrics

"I told you. You don't love someone because of their looks
or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing
a long only your heart can understand."
-L.J. Smith

"When your lonely heart has learned it's lesson
You'd be hers if only she would call
In the wee small hours of the morning
That's the time you miss her most of all"
-Kenny Rogers, From "In The Wee Small Hours" song lyrics

"The best thing to hold on to in life is each other."
-Audrey Hepburn

"Wait, do you see my heart on my sleeve?
It's been there for days on end and
It's been waiting for you to open up
Yours too baby, come on now
I'm trying to tell you just how
I'd like to hear the words roll out of your mouth finally
Say that it's always been me"
-Adele, From Best For Last song lyrics

"When I do good, I feel good.  When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
-Abraham Lincoln

"I don't like you
But I love you
Seems that I'm always
Thinking of you
Oh, oh, oh
You treat me badly
I love you madly
You really got a hold on me
You really got a hold on me"
-The Beatles, From You Really Got A Hold On Me song lyrics

"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Treated me kind
Sweet destiny
Carried me through desperation
To the one that was waiting for me
It took so long
Still I believed
Somehow the one that I needed
Would find me eventually
I had a vision of love
And it was all that you've given to me"
-Mariah Carey, From Vision of Love song lyrics

"I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform
to anything.  I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my
life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people."
-John Lennon

"Imagine a world where no music was playing
Then think of a church where nobody's praying
If you've ever looked up at a sky with no blue
Then you've seen a picture of me without you"
-George Jones, From A Picture of Me (Without You) song lyrics

"Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me
angry.  It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the
pleasure of my company? It's beyond me."
-Zora Neale Hurston

"Don't be afraid to follow me
Take my hand and let me lead you away
Away from all those bitter memories
That you're having trouble shaking today, yeah"
-Olivia Newton-John, From You're My Baby Now song lyrics

"Don't judge me.  You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and
get a gavel.  Get in line with the rest of them that's about to judge me.
I got court dates every other month.  It's me against the world - that's
how I feel."
-Lil Wayne

"How's your new love?
I hope that he's doin' fine
I heard you told him
That you'd love him till the end of time
Now, that's the same thing that you told me
Seems like just the other day
Gee, ain't it funny, how time slips away"
-Willie Nelson from Funny How Time Slips Away song lyrics

"I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my
mother's death.  The renewed energy, the surprising sweetness
of grief.  The tenderness I feel for strangers on walkers.  The deeper
 love I have for my siblings and friends. The desire to play the mandolin.
The gift of a visitation."
-Mary Schmich

"Back when I was a child, before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me and then
Spin me around 'til I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure I was loved
If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him
I'd play a song that would never, ever end
How I'd love, love, love
To dance with my father again"
-Luthor Vandross, From Dance With My Father song lyrics

"You did the best that you knew how.
Now that you know better, you'll do better.
-Maya Angelou

"I do swear that I will always be there.
I'd give anything and everything and I will always care.
Through weakness and strength, happiness and sorrow,
for better for worse, I will love you with
every beat of my heart.
From this moment life has begun
From this moment you are the one
Right beside you is where I belong
From this moment on"
-Shania Twain From From This Moment On song lyrics

"I want to be a man who is truthful and who won't let pride get in
the way of ripping myself open to my partner and saying  'Here I
am. This is me.'  I feel there's something powerful when a man
reaches a point in his life when he can be completely vulnerable."
-Dwayne Johnson

"Are you thinking that I don't care for you
Could it be you believe that I've been untrue
Oh listen sweetheart - it just cannot be
For you're the only good thing that happened to me
We've had our ups and downs like all lovers do
But you know in your heart that I worship you
So don't ever think of setting me free
For you're the only good thing that happened to me"
-Loretta Lynn, From You're The Only Good Thing song lyrics

"I gave him my heart and he took and pinched it to death; and flung
it back to me. People feel with their hearts, Ellen, and since he has
destroyed mine, I have no power to feel for him."
-Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

"I thought I'd found the man of my dreams
Now it seems this is how the story ends:
He's going to turn me down and say,
Can't we be friends?"
-Ella Fitzgerald, From Can't We Be Friends song lyrics

"The next time you're mad at me, talk to me, he said. Don't
shut me out. I don't like playing games. And by the way, I had a
great time, too."
-Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

"Walking in the early morning
Thinking of your magic
Why'd you have to disappear boy?
Don't you know it's tragic
Baby it's tragic"
Bonnie Tyler, From Got So Used To Loving You song lyrics

"I think of you only twice a day - when I am alone and when I am
with someone else."
-Amit Kalantri, I Love You Too

"Walk through this world with me, go where I go
Share all my dreams with me, I need you so
In life we search and some of us find, I've looked for you a
long long time
And now that I've found you, new horizons I see
Come take my hand and walk through this world with me"
-Tammy Wynette, From Walk Through This World With Me song lyrics

"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred and one day,
so I never have to live without you."
-A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

"If you love me let me know
If you don't then let me go
I can't take another minute
Of a day without you in it
If you love me let it be
If you don't then set me free
Take these chains away
That keep me loving you"
-Olivia Newton John, From If You Love Me Let Me Know song lyrics

"You should be kissed and often and by someone who knows how."
-Margaret Mitchell, Gone With The Wind

"You are here and so am I
Maybe millions of people go by
But they all disappear from view
And I only have eyes for you"
-Tony Bennett, From I Only Have Eyes For You song lyrics

"H doesn't want you to be real and to think and to live.  He doesn't
love you.  But I love you.  I want you to have your own thoughts and
ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms."
-E.M. Forster, A Room With A View

"I'm sorry dear, so sorry dear
I'm sorry I made you cry
Won't you forget, won't you forgive?
Don't let us say goodbye"
-Frank Sinatra, From I'm Sorry I Made You Cry song lyrics

"I think you still love me but we can't escape the fact that I'm not enough
for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I'm not blaming you for
falling in love with another woman. I'm not angry, either. I should be, but
I'm not. I just feel pain. Alot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much
this would hurt, but I was wrong."
-Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

"Everyone we love builds a home in our heart. And when they are gone
we spend eternity staring at their empty seat."
-Bindy Irwin

"Look into my eyes oh my love and you will see
All the lovely things that you are to me"
-Nancy Sinatra, From The Shadow Of Your Smile song lyrics

"And she was well-enough acquainted with loneliness to understand
that the worst part wasn't having nobody caring for you - it was having
nobody to care for."
-Tessa Dare, Romancing the Duke

"Just one more chance
To prove it's you alone I care for
Each night I say a little prayer for
Just one more chance"
-Dean Martin, From Just One More Chance song lyrics

"Man, when you lose your laugh, you lose your footing."
-Ken Kesey, One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest

"I want a love I can see
That's the only kind that means a thing to me
Don't want a love you have to tell me about
That kind of loving I can sure do without"
-The Temptations, From I Want a Love I Can See song lyrics

"If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything."
-Marilyn Monroe

"No once I was down-hearted,
and disappointment was my closest friend
But then you came,
and he soon departed
And you know I never seen,
I haven't seen his face again"
-Bette Midler, From Higher and Higher song lyrics

"The mouth is made for communication, and nothing is more articulate
than a kiss."
-Jerod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

"These rose colored glasses
That I'm looking thru
Show only the beauty
Cause they hide all the truth"
-John Conlee, From Rose Colored Glasses song lyrics

"Nearby sat a veteran in a wheelchair. He was young,
handsome and athletic, though missing a leg.

 My daughter went to him and asked "You're Army - right?"

 He said "Yes, I am."

My daughter hugged him. "Thank you", she said. Tears welled in
the man's eyes.

"Did you get my card?  she asked. My school sent you a card.
It said "Thank you for saving our earth."

The guy just about lost it. He said "You're welcome. Yes, we
did get your card.  Thank you for doing that."

(Michael Sobel, son of Herbert Sobel, talking about his
6 year old daughter meeting veterans.)

-Marcus Brotherton, We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold
Stories from the Band of Brothers

"Just the two of us
We can make it if we try
Just the two of us
Building castles in the sky
Just the two of us
You and I"
-Bill Withers, From Just The Two Of Us song lyrics

"I realize all guys have thorns but I am a rose, and she chose
a cactus over me.  I wish her luck with her dry desert-like
existence with him."
-Jarod Kintz, This Book Is Not FOR SALE

"If you want something to play with
Go and find yourself a toy
Baby my time is too expensive
And I'm not a little boy"
-Aaron Neville, From Tell It Like It Is song lyrics

"Sorry Sam, but I call em' like I see em'.  When you hire a
nanny for the kids, you hire Mrs. Doubtfire.  When you hire
someone who looks like Sunny...well, then I'm afraid you hired
her for yourself."
-Jennifer Shirk, Sunny Days for Sam


  1. thanks for sharing with us love quotes

  2. You're welcome - would you mind if I put some of yours on here with links to your very nice site? :)

  3. You're welcome to use any on my page as well. :)