If it is right, it happens — The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” ⎯John Steinbeck
...Nothing good gets away.” Steinbeck's timeless letter of advice on falling in love.
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth." -Buddha
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. -King James Bible
“No story has power, nor will it last, unless we feel in ourselves that it is true and true of us...” ⎯John Steinbeck, East of Eden
..it’s nice for a mediocre man to know that greatness must be the loneliest state in the world...On one side you have warmth and companionship and sweet understanding, and on the other⎯cold, lonely greatness. There you make your choice...”⎯John Steinbeck, East of Eden
“And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.” -- John Steinbeck
"A good life cannot emerge from imperfect knowledge." - Leroy Brownlow, Thoughts of Gold
I want wings of my own. That's why I call myself Raven. My real name is Charlotte. Can you imagine? One day I was sitting on a lawn and I saw this beautiful black bird with shiny wings fly by. Ohhhh, I wanted to be that bird. It was so beautiful. So free. With beautiful black wings..." -Raven Alexander Jamison Swift exit line from The Edge of Night by Henry Slesar
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Of course, we never dig up embarrassing sins on ourselves. It is always on the other fellow. And why uncover his shortcomings? Why dig to show up another when it is sure to become our own pit? If we drag a skeleton out of another's closet, it is sure to come alive and strike us. Just like a sleeping dog when roused will bite us.
If only those without sin are to do the digging, we can all put up our shovels.
It is smart to let buried evil rest! and rest! and rest: Never disturb it.
-Leroy Brownlow, "Thoughts of Gold"
Falling in love is when you first see someone for the first time and it grows and you can see no one else save that person you are in love with.