“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

“The only regret I will have in dying is if it’s not for love.”

“In reality, they were always together, and that was all that mattered.”

“The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.”

“Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom.”

“The two of them loved each other, the way lovers should, with the kind of love that didn’t require anything other than itself.”

“The only thing that could spoil a day was people, and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits.”

“He had fallen in love with the way she laughed in the face of danger.”

“But love, like the west wind, does not wait for the demand or the bidding of any one.” “The heart lying entirely exposed, vulnerable to the slightest injury or insult, but equally ready to swell with joy at the slightest act of tenderness, is the fundamental principle upon which the human race exists.”

“You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a family.”

“The heart can be told to stop beating for a moment or two, but that is all.”

“She had been given love and had given it back in equal measure. Yet, money had somehow warped and corrupted it all.” NANI MAA QUOTES

“He felt the fleeting presence of his inner world, where truth is just a momentary gust of wind, and love is eternity.”

“He couldn’t help wondering if love was a name we gave to our own desire, if friendship was a name we gave to the existence of the people we can tolerate.”

“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.”

“It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.”

“A woman loves a man for his imperfections, rather than his perfections.”

“She was a queen, but she had no crown, only a heart full of love.”

“It was love that brought them together, not a set of rules and regulations.”

“They were together again, during a time of cholera, when everything had become a tragedy with no villain or hero.”

“In love, nothing is ever simple or easy.”

“He couldn’t help thinking that there was something beautiful, and maybe even magical, about the way love could connect us to people who had died long ago.”

“Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It’s a matter of what’s happening in your heart.”