“What should I do about the wild and the tame? The wild heart that wants to be free, and the tame heart that wants to come home. I want to be held. I don’t want you to come too close. I want you to scoop me up and bring me home at nights. I don’t want to tell you where I am. I want to keep a place among the rocks where no one can find me. I want to be with you.” ― Jeanette Winterson “Never, never, never. I am never going to forget you.” ― Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds “Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” ― James Baldwin “And the story of love is a long sad tale ending in graves.” ― Jack Kerouac “كما قلت لك : ( قلب الرجل لا يخلو من امرأة ) , قد تكون امرأة حية أو ميتة, قد تكون زوجة أو صديقة, وقد تكون شيئًا آخر. دائمًا توجد امرأة. أمّا إذا رأيت رجلاً ليس في قلبه امرأة فتأكّد أن ما تراه ليس رجلاً, إنه جثّة تريد قبرًا.” ― Abdul Rahman Munif, الأشجار واغتيال مرزوق “Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.” ― Jessica Howell “This thing about you that you think is your flaw – it’s the reason I’m falling in love with you.” ― Colleen Hoover, Slammed “Before I fell in love with words, with setting skies and singing birds— it was you I fell in love with first.” ― Lang Leav, Love & Misadventure “The key to a successful relationship isn’t just in the words, it’s in the choice of punctuation. When you’re in love with someone, a well-placed question mark can be the difference between bliss and disaster, and a deeply respected period or a cleverly inserted ellipsis can prevent all kinds of exclamations.” ― David Levithan, The Lover’s Dictionary “All the most powerful emotions come from chaos -fear,anger,love- especially love. Love is chaos itself. Think about it! Love makes no sense. It shakes you up and spins you around. And then, eventually , it falls apart.” ― Kirsten Miller, The Eternal Ones “So many words get lost. They leave the mouth and lose their courage, wandering aimlessly until they are swept into the gutter like dead leaves. On rainy days, you can hear their chorus rushing past: IwasabeautifulgirlPleasedon’tgoItoobelievemybodyismadeofglass-I’veneverlovedanyoneIthinkofmyselfasfunnyForgiveme…. There was a time when it wasn’t uncommon to use a piece of string to guide words that otherwise might falter on the way to their destinations. Shy people carried a little bunch of string in their pockets, but people considered loudmouths had no less need for it, since those used to being overheard by everyone were often at a loss for how to make themselves heard by someone. The physical distance between two people using a string was often small; sometimes the smaller the distance, the greater the need for the string. The practice of attaching cups to the ends of string came much later. Some say it is related to the irrepressible urge to press shells to our ears, to hear the still-surviving echo of the world’s first expression. Others say it was started by a man who held the end of a string that was unraveled across the ocean by a girl who left for America. When the world grew bigger, and there wasn’t enough string to keep the things people wanted to say from disappearing into the vastness, the telephone was invented. Sometimes no length of string is long enough to say the thing that needs to be said. In such cases all the string can do, in whatever its form, is conduct a person’s silence.” ― Nicole Krauss, The History of Love “You might be looking for reasons but there are no reasons.” ― Nina LaCour, Hold Still “God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” ― Jalaluddin Rumi, The Essential Rumi “So many days, oh so many days seeing you so tangible and so close, how do I pay, with what do I pay? The bloodthirsty spring has awakened in the woods. The foxes start from their earths, the serpents drink the dew, and I go with you in the leaves between the pines and the silence, asking myself how and when I will have to pay for my luck. Of everything I have seen, it’s you I want to go on seeing: of everything I’ve touched, it’s your flesh I want to go on touching. I love your orange laughter. I am moved by the sight of you sleeping. What am I to do, love, loved one? I don’t know how others love or how people loved in the past. I live, watching you, loving you. Being in love is my nature. You please me more each afternoon. Where is she? I keep on asking if your eyes disappear. How long she’s taking! I think, and I’m hurt. I feel poor, foolish and sad, and you arrive and you are lightning glancing off the peach trees. That’s why I love you and yet not why. There are so many reasons, and yet so few, for love has to be so, involving and general, particular and terrifying, joyful and grieving, flowering like the stars, and measureless as a kiss. That’s why I love you and yet not why. There are so many reasons, and yet so few, for love has to be so, involving and general, particular and terrifying, joyful and grieving, flowering like the stars, and measureless as a kiss.” ― Pablo Neruda “When you were in love, you were capable of learning everything and of knowing things you had never dared even to think, because love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries.” ― Paulo Coelho, Brida “Physical love is unthinkable without violence.” ― Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being “I…will never…regret you.” ― Colleen Hoover, Maybe Someday “What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul.” ― Joseph Roux “Love is the most powerful force in the world. That love can do anything.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels “What you are is a fucking tragedy, Simon Snow. You literally couldn’t be a bigger mess.” He tries to kiss me, but I pull back- “And you like that?” “I love it.” He says “Why?” “Because we match.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Carry On “Learn to deal with the fact that you are not a perfect person but you are a person that deserves respect and honesty.” ― Pandora Poikilos, Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out “If I had a camera,’ I said, ‘I’d take a picture of you every day. That way I’d remember how you looked every single day of your life.” ― Nicole Krauss “Ever since time began, people have recognized their true Love by the light in their eyes.” ― Paulo Coelho “She didn’t need to understand the meaning of life; it was enough to find someone who did, and then fall asleep in his arms and sleep as a child sleeps, knowing that someone stronger than you is protecting you from all evil and all danger” ― Paulo Coelho, Brida “If you’re not comfortable enough with yourself or with your own truth when entering a relationship, then you’re not ready for that relationship.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free “What if I were smiling and running into your arms? Would you see then what I see now?” ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild “Stronger than lover’s love is lover’s hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.” ― Euripides, Medea “Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.” ― Sigmund Freud “Hatred would have been easier. With hatred, I would have known what to do. Hatred is clear, metallic, one-handed, unwavering; unlike love.” ― Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye “Making love to me is amazing. Wait, I meant: making love, to me, is amazing. The absence of two little commas nearly transformed me into a sex god. ” ― Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.