Distance can make a love fade, while closeness can make hate flare; as distance can make hate fade, while closeness can make love flare.
Don’t trust anybody else—no matter how close you are to them.” (Eric)
We exchanged photographs three months later and in January I went to Vegas for some temp attorney work, to play some poker and meet Jackie. The day before we met, we actually spoke on the...
There is no medicine that can ignite the bond of love. Friendship is compulsory, love comes around when friendship ripes, and sex is a matter of choice.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
Be careful how close you get to someone… It just ends up hurting more than not having no one to love to begin with.
The closer he was the less confident I was.
The day before we met, we actually spoke on the telephone for the first time. I knew we had a connection, but I didn’t know where it would go. I never met anyone on the...
Sticking to one person for a lifetime is not a waste of time or lack of better ones, it means you’ve found your place of eternity.
It’s just that, you know how it is in some relationships, how one of them is a little more in love. Well, it’s like that with friendships. Sometimes one of them thinks they’re really close,...
—Andrew Sean Greer
My sister and I are so close that we finish each other’s sentences and often wonder who’s memories belong to whom.
People are like chains, the closer they are, the stronger they become.
You have someone in your life whom you honor and revere so much that every hurt on them is inflicted on you as well. And the closer they are to you, the greater the pain.
You went from my life right into my dreams,i can hardly tell,If i’m cursed or blessed ;I am sure things aren’t always as they seem,but i drift away,mesmerized, possessed.Memories i have uncertain and fragile,Is what...
Ivan tells Anna: “I used to imagine that being embraced by a woman . . . as something so wonderful that it would make me forget everthing . . . [But] happiness, it turns out,...
It is always the one closest to you that hurts you the most.
You don’t have to have sex to find a feeling of closeness and understanding. Lord knows I feel that way about you. Use that to shackle your hunger. Isn’t that what love is?
Those whom we most love are often the most alien to us.
Keep those that influence you for the better close and never give them a reason to keep you far away.
—Shannon L. Alder
She doesnt want your dark embrace. She’ll let you hold her for a short time but she won’t submit to that kind of weakness and she’ll only let you get so close. In the past...
Analyzing data from 79 men and women who wore inconspicuous devices that recorded some of their conversations over the course of four days, researchers from Washington University and the University of Arizona found a correlation...
A man of God has many brothers. He is a wounded soldier – he is familiar with the pain one feels in his heart, as a close and loving brother, when a brother falls victim...
The greatest performances where when fingertips took away a very thin veil between people and uncovered the universe in its entirety.
With so much unknown in this life, how little it takes for a face, a grove of trees, an outcropping of stone to become familiar.
I want you to judge me without thinking about it.I want you to give me advice without considering my opinion.I want you to expecting anything without the need to trust me.I want you to decide...
Men seek a great deal, but fatally close, albeit very different, is one’s pride in proving oneself right with one’s zeal for finding the truth.
No matter how close people get, they never reach each other. Including us now. Even now, there’s a place where each of us is alone.
He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.
By the external appearance of your knowledge, you have attained (high) ranks and reverence with the people! So seek with Allah higher ranks and closeness by virtue of your hidden good deeds. And know that...
Intimacy between people requires closeness as well as distance. It is like dancing. Sometimes we are very close, touching each other or holding each other; sometimes we move away from each other and let the...
That night we push our cots just a little closer together, and look into each other’s eyes in the moments before we fall asleep. When he finally drifts off, our fingers are twisted together in...
It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another...
—John Joseph Powell
Maybe we ran out of gas a little bit. A lot of those 19 losses have been just like this. We had a great first half. We were hitting well and getting a lot of...
I tried to put things in perspective but sometimes you’re just too close to it.
Technologies of the soul tend to be simple, bodily, slow and related to the heart as much as the mind. Everything around us tells us we should be mechanically sophisticated, electronic, quick, and informational in...
There is a magic to intimacy, a world built of sighs and skin that is thicker than brick, stronger than iron. There is only you, and him, so impossibly close that nothing can come between....
The closest thing to Heaven, is having a peaceful mind, and a beautiful, pure heart.
A plain is what a mountain aims to be: the closest you can come to being in outer space while yet having your feet on this planet.
Sometimes the thing that brings us together also pulls us apart. Sort of like a zipper.
CloserEven when your handAlready lies in mineGet closer.My heartSkips a beatEvery time our eyes meetJust for a secondDeep sound Your voice Echoes your every word Under my skinDevil Or God I prayYou’re my religionIn you...
There’s something about sitting alone in the dark that reminds you how big the world really is, and how far apart we all are. The stars look like they’re so close, you could reach out...
He was so close to her then that they owned every molecule of air in the tiny room and the air grew heavy with their desire and worked to move them together.
I wanted to make him understand that we shared the details of our lives, because they were the threads that braided us so closely together. And you would have been certain to tell me about...
Her heart ached to be nearer him – to know that he would stay with her no matter what. She couldn’t imagine how she’d feel if he left – he’d become so necessary to her.
The stars look like they’re so close, you could reach out and touch them. But you can’t. Sometimes things look a lot closer than they are.
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