Posts Tagged ‘unpredictable love’

Great kindness may be expressed by loving, but love itself offers none. Peace may be found through loving, but love specifically brings none. Fulfillment may come from loving, but love alone does not offer it. Love offers nothing but fertile ground for all the highest and lowest of feeling and emotion to grow.

American author and motivational speaker Leo Buscaglia
To love is to
risk not
being loved
in return.
To hope is
to risk pain.
To try is
to risk failure,
but risk
must be taken,
the greatest
hazard in life
is to risk

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…is almost always a surprise and rarely ever planned. It can begin to arrive without warning for one you’ve just met or grow ever so slowly within everyday association. The one certain thing about love is nothing about it is certain.

English Romantic poet John Keats to Fanny Brawne
I have been astonished
that men could die martyrs
for their religion –
I have shudder’d at it.
I shudder no more.
I could be martyr’d
for my religion.
Love is my religion
And I could die for that.

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