— Jonathan Carroll novelist, short story writer 1949
„[On yoga] Once you've completed a wonderful class, you get a sense of the deepest, purest part of yourself. You feel like you are connected to everybody else in the world.“
— Jennifer Beals American actress and a former teen model 1963
Jennifer Beals on yoga (Date unknown) http://jennifer-beals.com/media/press/yoga.html.
„"Help," he said "is giving part of yourself to somebody who comes to accept it willingly and needs it badly."“
— Norman Maclean American author and scholar 1902 - 1990
"A River Runs Through It", p. 22
„I could digress and say that you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or that I love the curve of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of the night's light. but hey, that would be going into sexual details...“
— Mark Sanford 115th Governor of South Carolina 1960
From emails to Argentine mistress; reported in " Sanford-Maria e-mails shed light on governor's affair http://www.thestate.com/sanford/story/839350.html", The State (June 25, 2009).
— Robin S. Sharma, The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
„Thus if just once you tasted
the thousandth part of joy's flavor,
savor from a loving and beloved heart,
repentently you'd say:
"Lost is all that time
I didn't spend in love!"“
— Torquato Tasso Italian poet 1544 - 1595
Act I, scene i, lines 26–31. Variant translations: All time is truly lost and gone Which is not spent in serving love. All time is lost that is not spent in love. Lost is all the time that you don't spend in love.
„Whatever you see in the more material part of yourself, learn to refer to God and to the invisible part of yourself. In that way, whatever offers itself to the senses will become for you an occasion for the practice of piety.“
— Desiderius Erasmus Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, and theologian 1466 - 1536
The Erasmus Reader (1990), p. 141.
„Yet once you've come to be part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real.“
— Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make
Context: [About Chicago:] It's every man for himself in this hired air. / Yet once you've come to be part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real. Chapter 2, ""Are you a Christian?""
„He wrote Helen that "a part of adolescence is feeling that there's no one else around you who's enough like yourself to understand you."“
— John Irving American novelist and screenwriter 1942
The World According to Garp (1978), ch. 5