Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.
More quotes by Leo Tolstoy
Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I’m alive, I must live and be happy.
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.
More quotes about Relationships
It’s hard for a man to live with a successful woman – they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women.
[a metaphor for the end of her marriage] The process of divorce is about loading a blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.
You know the funny thing, I don’t get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people.
When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together.
We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there’s no altering that.
I don’t understand how in my parents’ age, it was ’til death do us part, and in mine it’s ’til cheating do us part, ’til lying do us part, ’til chemistry do us part, ’til disagreements do us part, ’til boredom do us part, ’til cowardice do us part. I just want what my parents have, that part.
Much healing can occur through the sexual act with a person you love and trust if the two of you can stay with each other during your most vulnerable moments. You enter into a sacred space, this unknown territory, from which youll emerge into new and unexpected states of being.
There has never been a merging of two lives where significant problems of daily living did not occur. One way or another, your relationship is going to be affected. The only question is how. There’s a big difference between knowing and doing. It’s not what happens between partners that determines the outcome of a relationship, it’s how they handle what happens. If all you deal with in your relationship is problems, then you will have a problem relationship. If you want your pound of flesh with full acknowledgement that you’re right, your future will be dim.
I have a rule, and that is to never look at somebody’s face while we’re having sex; because, number one, what if I know the guy?
I think when you get married, it’s not a totally free ride – it’s not without its unglamorous periods and its fights and its angry noons and silent dawns or vice-versa.
Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse. He will go to any length for it-risk fortune, character, reputation, life itself.
Breakups are a horrible thing for almost everybody I know. For someone who is a love addict, it’s debilitating.
Your experience will be a lesson to all of us men to be careful not to marry ladies in very high positions.