“To love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.”
– Cassandra Clare
To Love Is To Destroy
“Wait. You think I’m going to die? That’s why you slept with me?”
– Richelle Mead

“They’re in love. Fuck the war.”
– Thomas Pynchon

“Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.”
– Jorge Luis Borges

“Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”
– Emily Brontë

“If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.”
– Emmet Fox

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.”
– Louisa May Alcott

“Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy,” Wren said. “It’s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for.”
– Rainbow Rowell

“Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don’t worry…I’m here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you.”
– Charles M. Schulz

“To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.”
– Bill Wilson

“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.”
– Kristin Hannah

“Well, it’s true that I have been hurt in my life. Quite a bit. But it’s also true that I have loved, and been loved. and that carries a weight of its own. A greater weight, in my opinion. It’s like that pie chart we talked about earlier. in the end, I’ll look back on my life and see that the greatest piece of it was love. The problems, the divorces, the sadness… those will be there too, but just smaller slivers, tiny pieces.”
– Sarah Dessen

“Augustus,” I said. “Really. You don’t have to do this.”
“Sure I do,” he said. “I found my Wish.”
“God, you’re the best,” I told him.
“I bet you say that to all the boys who finance your international travel,” he answered.”
– John Green

“Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.”
– Dylan Thomas