You want to take me to a movie?" I asked. "Well, not really," he said. "What I really want is for you to be my girlfriend. But I thought saying that might scare you off.
I don’t understand the hatred and fear of gays and bisexuals and lesbians… it’s a concept I honestly cannot grasp. To me, it’s not who you love… a man, a woman, what have you… it’s the fact that you love. That is all that truly matters.
If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it.
Does that count as an argument? Can we kiss and make up now?” "It was only half an argument.” “Fine. Then, you kiss and I’ll make up.” I laughed until he effectively shut me up with his lips.
I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often.
How can love be worthy of its name if one selects solely the pretty things and leaves out the hardships? It is easy to enjoy the good and dislike the bad. Anybody can do that. The real challenge is to love the good and the bad together, not because you need to take the rough with the smooth but because you need to go beyond such descriptions and accept love in its entirety.
When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
Can he love her? Can the soul really be satisfied with such polite affections? To love is to burn - to be on fire, like Juliet or Guinevere or Eloise...
I would never let anyone else borrow my heart if I know there’s a chance in hell you might want it back.
I feel…and I have reason to believe…that we could come to mean something to each other.
I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.
I want someone who is fierce and will love me until death and knows that love is as strong as death, and be on my side forever and ever. I want someone who will destroy and be destroyed by me.
The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, Is that which rages in the place of dearest love.
I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love.