Quotes September 07, 2017

“Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.”
Sam Levenson
 
 
 
 
“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”
Joanne Woodward
 
 
 
 
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
Friedrich Nietzsche
 
 
 
 
“The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.”
Sir Harold George Nicolson

 
 
 
 
“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”
Robert C. Dodds
 
 
 
 

“To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.”
Oscar Wilde

 
 
 
 
“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”
Frederick Douglass
 
 
 
 
“There’s always failure. And there’s always disappointment. And there’s always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.”
Michael J. Fox
 
 
 
 
Disenchantment, whether it is a minor disappointment or a major shock, is the signal that things are moving into transition in our lives.”
William Throsby Bridges
 
 
 
 
“Joy is sometimes a blessing, but it is often a conquest. Our magic moment help us to change and sends us off in search of our dreams. Yes, we are going to suffer, we will have difficult times, and we will experience many disappointments — but all of this is transitory it leaves no permanent mark. And one day we will look back with pride and faith at the journey we have taken.”
Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

 
 
 
 
“The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.”
Thomas S. Monson
 
 
 
 
“The strength of a love is always misjudged if we evaluate it by its immediate cause and not the stress that went before it, the dark and hollow space full of disappointment and loneliness that precedes all the great events in the heart’s history.”
Stefan Zweig, The Burning Secret and other stories

 
 
 
 
“You really didn’t see the sadness or the longing unless you already knew it was there. But that was the trick, wasn’t it? Everyone had their disappointment and their baggage; only, some people carried it in their inside pockets and not on their backs.”
Maggie Stiefvater, The Dream Thieves
 
 
 
 

“Life is hard enough, stop beating yourself up.”
Anonymous

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