Saturday, February 22, 2014

Quotes and me

Powerful expressions composed of a few well chosen words: quotes They can hold universal truths, mirror our feelings, comfort or confront us or make us really understand but they always give us a fresh pair of eyes. What is not to love about quotes?

"There are moments when. whatever the position of the body. the soul is on its knees."
 — Victor Hugo

“Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered.”
— Yasmin Mogahed

"There are only three things to be done with a woman.
You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature."
— Henry Miller

"If you don't agree with me it means you haven't been listening."
Sam Markewich

"Everything in the world is about sex except sex.
Sex is about power."
— Oscar Wilde

"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."
— Jack Canfield

"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb..."
— Stephanie Meyer

"Nothing one does in bed is immoral if it helps to perpetuate love."
— Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life.
What’s the point of being who I am,
if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?"

"Growth demands a temporary surrender of security."
— Gail Sheehy

"The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender."
— William Booth

"The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love."
— James A. Baldwin

"People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another.
They don't consider it servitude."
— Ann Landers

"True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life,
through devotion, to something beyond himself."
— Henry Miller

"Dedication is not what others expect of you,
it is what you can give to others."

"ISOBEDIENCE, n. The silver lining to the cloud of servitude."
— Ambrose Bierce

"The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him,
and the condition of free men is deliberate servility."
— Georges Bataille

"Surrender is faith that the power of love can accomplish anything...
even when you can not foresee the outcome."
— Deepak Chopra

"Sometimes what seems like surrender isn't surrender at all. It's about what's going on in our hearts. About seeing clearly the way life is and accepting it and being true to it, whatever the pain, because the pain of not being true to it is far, far greater."
— Nicholas Evans

"There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire."
— Honore de Balzac

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