The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
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Doing as others told me, I was blind. Coming when others called me, I was lost. Then I left everyone, myself as well. Then I found myself, myself as well.
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Crack me open and get drunk on the contents of my spirit. Warning: consuming too much may have permanent effects.
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Constancy in love is a good thing; but it means nothing, and is nothing, without constancy in every kind of effort.
I stopped believing in love at first sight. I think you go through that wonderful love stage, but when it gets hard, you need a little bit more.
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.
To the people who love you, you are beautiful already. This is not because they’re blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul. Your shortcomings then dim by comparison. The people who care about you are willing to let you be imperfect and beautiful, too.
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.