A homely face does not guarantee a homely character. Appearance is the body, character is the spirit, and the soul bears the most vital qualities.

When you feel the urge to speak, open up and listen.
When you feel the drive to listen, open up and look.
When you feel the desire to look, open up and smell.
When you feel the impel to smell, open up and feel.
When you feel the haste to feel, open up and touch.
When you feel the impulse to touch, open up and speak.

It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for a reason to be happy or sad, you will always find it.

The look on his face made me want to die. It confirmed every mean and low thing I’d ever thought about myself, the stuff you hope and pray no one will ever know about you. Because if they knew, they would see the real you, and they would despise you.

Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.

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