"Love has its own time, its own season, and its own reasons from coming and going. You cannot bribe it or coerce it or reason it into staying. You can only embrace it when it arrives and give it away when it comes to you."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Kent Nerburn on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Kent Nerburn 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."Kent Nerburn on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Kent Nerburn 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."Kent Nerburn on Bruce Lee
"It is much easier to become a father than to be one."
"Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace."