"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Barbara de Angelis on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Barbara de Angelis on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Barbara de Angelis on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Barbara de Angelis on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Barbara de Angelis on Bruce Lee
"No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning."
"The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present."
"No one is in control of your happiness but you therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change."
"We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity."
"The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together."