I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you.
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his Personal Legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it's because it wasn't a true love.. the love that speaks the language of the world.
Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
I love to be with my son and my grandchildren, like normal people. I have no particular idea of what I represent to other people. It's very mysterious to me. I don't understand it.
The wise are wise only because they love. And the foolish are foolish only because they think they can understand love.
Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another personlives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do and crosswise to our purposes?For love to bridge these opposites through joy it must not eliminate or deny them.
There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I'd love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.
I just love the fact that a man possesses something that a woman can never understand because we don't have the experiences of it and that a woman possesses something that the man doesn't understand because only she possesses it.
I don't think when I make love.
I understand what it feels like not to like aspects of yourself. There have been times that I have felt really terrible about the way I look. I have the seed of that feeling.
True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you.
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part.
Making love in the morning got me through morning sickness. I found I could be happy and throw up at the same time.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.
You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.