"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings."
— Anais Nin
"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
— Jane Austen
"There is something in every one of us that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in ourselves. It is the one truly guide we will ever have. And if we cannot hear it, we will all of our life spend our days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls."
— Howard Thurman
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I would rather have eyes that cannot see; ears that cannot hear; lips that cannot speak, than a heart that cannot love."
— Robert Tizon