“Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of Love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving” ~ Osho – shared by Joanna
“Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love – now you are love.” ~ Osho – shared by Joanna
“Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.” ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer
”Awakening the soul also means distilling the soul, clarifying the soul. With renewed clarity, one gains a deeper understanding of one’s life and what truly matters. It becomes clear that the experience of unconditional love is the most valuable thing one can attain in life.” ~ Master Li Jun Feng (on the art of Qi gong) – shared by Maïa.
“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.” ~ Alexander Smith – shared by Joanna.
“Love doesn’t need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.” ~ Deepak Chopra – shared by Joanna.
“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we have learned here. […] to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life.” ~ Marianne Williamson*
“To the extent that we abandon love, to that extent we will feel it has abandoned us.” ~ Marianne Williamson*
“Healing occurs in the present, not the past. We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.” ~ Marianne Williamson*
*excerpts of her book A Return to Love.