In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Lasting love has to be built on mutual regard and respect. It is about seeing the other person. I am very interested in relationships and, when I watch couples, sometimes I can sense a blindness has set in. They have stopped seeing each other. It is not easy to see another person.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown.
The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.
My life isn't that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can't talk on the phone. He's too crippled and shy, and that's almost harder. He's there and he loves me, and I try and try and try, it's just impossible to have a relationship.
Joey Lauren Adams
The best things in life are silly.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
James Truslow Adams
A successful marriage isn't necessarily one that lasts until you're dead.
Peer pressure is something everyone will face in school. You have to really go by what you think is the right thing to do. Turn to the friends you trust the most when you are put in a compromising situation. If your friends are making the wrong decision, then turn to your parents.
'Faith' and 'trust' are words that put the power in the hands of an outside force that we are meant to rely on - whether it is God or a person or the universe. Certainty puts the power back in our hands.
Peace in the Middle East is of prime importance to the Philippines, due to the presence of around 2 million of our countrymen working in that region.
Benigno Aquino III
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you're on it.
If I am not moving I get bored very easily.
Kabbalah is all about change. It isn't about being proud of our good qualities: the wisdom is about transforming our darkness into light.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
Being in Blur has allowed me to travel and hear the music that's being made all over the world.