"Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Ralph Waldo Emerson 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."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Bruce Lee
"All diseases run into one, old age."
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."
"Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding."
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Every artist was first an amateur."