Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
There's something sexy about a gut. Not a 400-pound beer gut, but a little paunch. I love that.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
Marriage is the tomb of love.
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
We study ourselves three weeks, we love each other three months, we squabble three years, we tolerate each other thirty years, and then the children start all over again
That a man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
I love to read, I love to watch movies, and I love to be with my children.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Love can do much, but duty more.
It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.