We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

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A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Romance is the glamor which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
– Elinor Glyn

Some people fall head over heels. Other people begin to fall without even knowing it—love grows like a spring flower beneath last autumn’s leaves and catches them by surprise.
– Elizabeth Chandler

Change can be good. It just depends on what we make of it.
– Elizabeth Chandler

The truth was, it was myself I couldn’t trust, my eyes from betraying my heart.
– Elizabeth Chandler

Things change when someone special comes into your life. Both sides have to give up things. The one thing you don’t give up in a good relationship is you–whatever makes you most you.
– Elizabeth Chandler

Her joy with him was like nothing she had ever experienced. His love for her felt like a miracle.
– Elizabeth Chandler

Every night she had fallen asleep dreaming about that kiss, and each kiss after.
– Elizabeth Chandler

Words are precious things meant to create, to imagine, to dream with.
– Elizabeth Chandler

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