Remember - despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be

“Remember: despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you, as deeply as they’ve met themselves.”

~Matt Kahn
Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.

“Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.”

~Alfred Sisley
Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt

“Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt, closed down, tense, angry, misunderstood, or hated.”

~David Deida
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

“Love is the flower you've got to let grow.”

~John Lennon
The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them.

“The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them.”

~Unknown
A true relationship is two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

“A true relationship is two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.”

~Unknown
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.

“Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.”

~Oscar Wilde
I’ve been in love with someone that didn’t love me back, and I’ve been loved

“I’ve been in love with someone that didn’t love me back, and I’ve been loved by someone that I didn’t love back. And I don’t know which is worse: to be broken or to break another soul.”

~Unknown
Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved.

“Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved.”

~Vivien Leigh
For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.

“For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.”

~Diana Gabaldon
Everyone loves themselves, but loving others is the most daunting task.

“Everyone loves themselves, but loving others is the most daunting task. The main reason for any person to feel low in life or hurt, rejected and dejected is that he expects almost the same level of love from others as he loves dearly to himself and when he does not get, he feels no good.”

~Anuj Somany
I’d stand in the shadows of your heart and tell you I’m not afraid of your dark.

“I’d stand in the shadows of your heart and tell you I’m not afraid of your dark.”

~Andrea Gibson
I don't need to flirt, I will seduce you with my awkwardness.

“I don't need to flirt, I will seduce you with my awkwardness.”

~Unknown
Every day I’m growing as a man. I’m not growing in height, but rather

“Every day I’m growing as a man. I’m not growing in height, but rather I’m growing in love, which makes me seem taller than I really am.”

~Jarod Kintz
Be grateful for everything, take nothing for granted, and love unconditionally.

“Be grateful for everything, take nothing for granted, and love unconditionally.”

~Unknown
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

“Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.”

~Thomas Fuller
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.

“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”

~Helen Keller
This year I only want to be around the people that love me, not the people that pretend they do!

“This year I only want to be around the people that love me, not the people that pretend they do!”

~Unknown
Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.

“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”

~Rumi
Having a place to go - is a home. Having someone to love - is a family.

“Having a place to go - is a home. Having someone to love - is a family. Having both - is a blessing.”

~Donna Hedges
Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well

“Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well. Experience new things. Love and be loved, if you ever get the chance.”

~David Nicholls