Trust me to know my own feelings. Don’t assume you know what’s best for me.
Human beings have a demonstrated talent for self-deception when their emotions are stirred.
—Carl Sagan in Cosmos
Only do what your heart tells you.
Everyone wants to fall in love. But I think more people are in love with the theory of love. If you’re looking in from the outside, it looks so beautiful. On the inside, it’s scary because it can take over your life. It’s the strongest emotion but also the darkest. It can put you on a high for days, but it can wrap an anchor around your feet and drown you in less than a minute.
—Calia Read in Calia Read
Home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
To embrace the child may threaten the adult who values information above wonder, entertainment above play, and intelligence above ignorance. If we were really to care for the child, we would have to face our own lower natures — our indomitable emotions, our insane desires, and the vast range of our incapacity.
The first boy is always the hardest to get over. It's just the way the world works.