(。・ω・。)ノ♡ try Youbidder.com last second Ebay bid free

في الحب اليائس ، نخترع شخصيات لشركائنا في الحياة ونطلب منهم أن يكونوا كما نريدهم أن يكونوا ، ثم ننهار حين يرفضون لعب الدور الذي اخترعناه في الأساس


Elizabeth Gilbert

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

لا تظن لحظة واحدة أن أصدقاءك سيتصلون بك تلفونياً كل مسا...
ألبير كامو
ولأول مرة منذ كنت طفلة تفزعني أصوات حوافر خيول القوقاز ...
GOLDA MEIR
أمي: يجب أن تقولي لأدميا بلا تهرب أن والدها في السجن، يج...
ANTONIO GRAMSCI
ضعي لنفسك هدفاً سامياً، هدفاً يصعب بلوغه، لأن هذه هي مه...
PAULO COELHO
الحب ليس هو أن نتبادل النظرات وانما أن ننظر معا في اتجا...
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPéRY
الآلام أنواع : فهناك آلام تخفض قيمتنا أو تنقص قدرنا ، كا...
فيودور دوستويفسكي
غريب أن أبقى محتفظة بنفس النظرة إلى شخص ما طوال ثلاثين ...
رضوى عاشور
و تدلنا التجربة أن الحب ليس أن ينظر بعضنا إلى بعض ، وإنم...
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPéRY
أعتقد أن هناك أربع دوافع للكتاب:
1- حب الذات الصرف: ال...
GEORGE ORWELL
إن العالم الإسلامي لايستطيع في غمرة هذه الفوضى أن يجد ه...
مالك بن نبي
في شبابنا نريد أن نغير العالم .. في شيخوختنا نريد أن نغي...
أنيس منصور
.. ثم إن الحب لسرٌّ رباني، ينبغي أن يظل في مأمن من كافة ا...
فيودور دوستويفسكي
لقد كانتا حيث هما لأجل أن يكون هو في مكانه الذي هو فيه
GEORGE ORWELL
لا يُمكن إنتقاء ما أنت عليه في هذه الحياة ولكن يُمكنكَ ...
JODEE BLANCO
أولادكم ليسوا لكم
أولادكم أبناء الحياة المشتاقة إلى...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
أعرف أن الخط المستقيم هو أقرب وأسرع طريق إلى نقطتين .. أ...
أنيس منصور
مع أن الإنسان مخلوق اجتماعيّ يجب عليه أن يعتاد كيف يكون...
محمد الشوابكة
الكبرياء أن تقول الأشياء في نصف كلمة ، ألاّ تكرّر . ألاّ...
أحلام مستغانمي
هكذا أود أن أموت

في العشق الذي أكنه لك.


جلال الدين الرومي
من العبث أن تناقش عاشقا في عشقه
نجيب محفوظ
الخطأ ليس في التحيز المسبق بل في ان تسمح لتحيزك المسبق ...
جلال أمين
يعرف المحارب كيفية استخدام لحظة الجنون تلك، لأنه يستحي...
باولو كويلو
أنا أسّر بإقناع الآخرين بوجهة نظري، لكنني قادر على تقب...
ALBERT ELLIS
الشيء الذي أود التأكيد عليه مرة أخرى هو: أن نحاول أن لا ...
عبد الكريم بكار
و الحق أن الرجولاتِ الضخمة لا تُعْرَفُ إلا في ميدان الج...
محمد الغزالي
و كلما حاول أن يغالب ما في قلبه ازداد ما في قلبه اتقادا...
رضوى عاشور
في هذا العالم تختلف وجوه الناس، ولغاتهم، وعاداتهم، وأد...
محمد الرطيان
البعض نحبهم
لكن لا نقترب منهم ........ فهم في البعد أحلى<...
شهرزاد الخليج
الحداد ليس في ما نرتديه بل في ما نراه . إنّه يكمن في نظرت...
أحلام مستغانمي
فلا شيء يؤكد لبدرية أن ما تفعله هو عين الصواب ، أكثر من ...
محمد حسن علوان
إني أختنق. أموت في اليوم مائة مرة. أريد أن أتنفس... أريد أ...
خولة حمدي
إن الموهبة في حاجة الى حب .. إنها في حاجة أن تفهم
فيودور دوستويفسكي
سمعت يوماً أحد مدربي التنمية الذاتية وهو يوضح للمستمعي...
ياسر حارب
ما الخطأ في أن يتعلق الغريق بلوح خشب أو عود أو قشة؟ ما ا...
رضوى عاشور
إن إصبع السبابة الذي يشهد لله بالوحدانية في الصلاة لير...
SAYED QUTB
إننا إذا ركبنا في سفينة الغير، فعلينا ألا نتوقع أن نصل ...
أحمد خيري العمري
تعريف الاكتئاب : أن يتوقف الزمن عن الحركة ، لتعش أنت في ...
عمرو صبحي
أن تكون الدنيا في يدك وخارج قلبك، أن تكون قادرا عليها و ...
أحمد بهجت
لو استطعت أن اصحو في مكان نختلف وفي وقت مختلف ، فهل بوسع...
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
.........
اِشرحي صدري، أين ذراعاكِ ياشجرة الياسمين؟
و...
أدونيس
!ما أصعب أن يكون المرء مبصراً في مجتمع أعمى
JOSé SARAMAGO
لا تظن أن الناس في مكسلةٍ عن التثقيف، و مشغلة عن التفقه ...
أحمد المطوع
ليس عبثا أن تكون أول كلمة في الشهادة لا.
محمد عبدالقهار
إنني أريد أن آخذ حقي من الحياة عنوة.أريد أن أعطي بسخاء، ...
الطيب صالح
الوقت الإنساني لا يسير في شكل دائري بل يتقدم في خط مستق...
ميلان كونديرا
لقد تخليت عما لا يمكنني أن أحتفظ به، في سبيل ما لا أقدر ...
فرنسين ريفرز
الغيرة : هي الحب في ملابس الحرب
و اليأس : هو الحب في مل...
أنيس منصور
من المريح للتعساء أن يكون لهم في التعاسة شركاء
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
لاتسلّم رأسك لمن يريد أن يضعه في قفص لحمايته
محمد الرطيان
لن تستطيعي أن تجدي الشمس في غرفة مغلقة
غسان كنفاني
فإذا وقفت أمام حسنك صامتاً

فالصمت في حرم الجمال ج...
نزار قباني
لنداء الأبالسة لا تخضعي.في الطرقات يتوارى الخطر..في الم...
أحمد خالد توفيق
(ليس لكل أحد أن يكون محبوباً، لأن المحبوب يحتاج إلى صفا...
جلال الدين الرومي
حين تغيب
لا كحل، لا أحمر شفاه ، لا عطر
ربما إطار خ...
محمد الكتبي
من السهل تذكر الأمور الجميلة في الحياة ، الأوقات التي ي...
OLIVER SACKS
إننا ولدنا في أرض الخطايا. والحل ليس الصراخ، وليس الغضب...
مصطفى محمود
في علاقتي بالآخرين أحب على الدوام أن يظلوا آخرين
محمد عفيفي
أردتُ أن أؤمن بهم ولكنهم ربما أعتبروني مجرد ورقة يملأو...
رامين
البعض نحبهم
لكن لا نقترب منهم...فهم في البعد أحلى
...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
لا ينبغي أن تكون مكتبة المنزل محصورة في غرفة أو ركن الم...
عبد الكريم بكار
لم اختر أن أكون مختلفة مثلما لا يختار أحد أن يكون شاذا أ...
JODEE BLANCO
فإذا وقفت أمام حسنك صامتاً

فالصمت في حرم الجمال ...
نزار قباني
يختار بعض الناس الإنتقام، ويحاولون أن يجيدوا حقيقة ما ...
باولو كويلو
الطيبة والبساطة علامتان للناس الذين فرغت أنفسهم من الح...
بدرية البشر
بعضهم يقول إن الحياة قصيرة، وأنك قد تموت في حادث سيارة ...
CHRIS ROCK
الرغبات العامة هي مجرد أمنيات واهنة، إن الرجل الذي يتم...
GEORGE S. CLASON
إن الإسلام يكره لك أن تكون متردداً في أمورك, تحار في اخت...
محمد الغزالي
يمكنك أن تصبح وحيدًا وتمضي قدمًا في حياتك غاضبًا على ال...
JODEE BLANCO
أخذ نفسًا كبيرا، ونط يتعلق في باب الأتوبيس، ليتلقفه ال...
AZZA BONDOK
الجميع يستطيعون أن يكونوا عظماء مهما كانت شخصياتهم. بش...
عبداللطيف خالد القرين
إنني أكبر، وأتخيل أحياناً أن حياتي -كل حياتي- مشهد قصير ...
ليلى الجهني
والعمر علمني الكثير
أن أدفن الآهات في صدري
و أمضي...
فاروق جويدة
نحن بحاجة إلى التخفيف من عقدة "الأعداء الأشرار"، والمزي...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
عليك أن تصالح نفسك عشر مرات في النهار لانه اذا كان في قه...
فريدريك نيتشه
كل صباح أعدّ قهوتي و أفتح نافذتي لاستقبال ذلك اليوم الج...
AMAL SAGHEER
ارقص.. يجب أن ترقص.. مادامت الموسيقى تعزف، يجب أن ترقص، ل...
HARUKI MURAKAMI
نرى في "الحياة السرية" أن اللامنتمي منفصل عن الآخرين بذ...
كولن ولسون
المصريون يئسوا من العدل في هذه الدنيا فصاروا ينتظرونه ...
علاء الأسواني
إن الناس يموتون في كل وقت، الحياة أكثر هشاشة مما نظن، ل...
HARUKI MURAKAMI
أن الخطر -كل الخطر- في أن نصغي لأي صوت بداخلنا يدعونا إل...
كريم الشاذلي
و كلما زادَ الكسل و التواكل و زادت السلبية، كلما زادت خ...
أحمد خيري العمري
ما هو أسوأ ما قد يحدث لك؟
أن تشعر أنك لست كافيًا.
ل...
أسما حسين
غالبًا ما يتحاشى الناس في بداية علاقةٍ ما الأسئلة المح...
AMIN MAALOUF
هناك دوما شيء من الجنون في الحب. لكن هناك دوما شيء من ال...
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
الغرض من الحياة في النهاية ، هو أن نحياها ، وأن ننهل من ...
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
تقولون أن أول الأسبقيات أن يتعلم الفلاح المغربي الديمو...
عبد الله العروي
من ذا الذي يقدر على أن يلأم تلك العظام المتنافرة؟ ويعيد...
علي بن جابر الفيفي
والنور الذي في العين فليس إلا أثراً من نور القلب .
وأ...
جلال الدين الرومي
من أوجب الواجبات على الدولة أن تترك العلماء أحراراً في ...
علي مصطفى مشرفة
كم تخيلت أن يجمعنا بيتاً
وكنت أرسم تفاصيل حياتنا
...
دينا عماد
سَعيك في أن تَحيا لَحظة، أنبل مِن سَعيك بأن تَعيش دهراً...
محمد الشوابكة
إذا علمت أن الله معك.. لم يبق في قلبك اضطراب من تشويش الأ...
ابن قيم الجوزية
الحب هو ذكاء المسافة. ألّا تقترب كثيراً فتُلغي اللهفة، ...
أحلام مستغانمي
لا شك أن هناك مجانسة بين بعض النفوس المجرمة وبين النار.....
مصطفى محمود
يجب أن نترك في عقولنا مكانا فارغا نضع فيه آراء زوجاتنا
أنيس منصور
في المطارات اعلم أن قيمتك بكل بساطة هي جواز سفرك لا أكث...
جابر حدبون
الإبداع كل عمل يؤديه الفرد في مجتمعه ، تكون غايته منه ا...
عبد العلي الجسماني
إن بائعة اللبن، التي رفضت مزج اللبن بالماء، وسمعها الخ...
أحمد خيري العمري
وكان عمر , الذي وافقه القرآن في أمر الحجاب -كما مر معنا س...
أحمد خيري العمري
من السهل علينا أن ندعو ونحن في الشدة ولكن الاستمرار في ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT

More Elizabeth Gilbert

I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
One thing I do know about intimacy is that there are certain natural laws which govern the sexual ex...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding they be what we need o...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a m...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I crossed the street to walk in the sunshine.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustai...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
They flank me - depression on my left, loneliness on my right. They don't need to show their badges....
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The continent did not appeal: France was filled with irritating people; Spain was corrupt and unstab...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Creativity is a crushing chore and a glorious mystery. The work wants to be made, and it wants to be...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I also get that we women in particular must work very hard to keep our fantasies as clearly and clea...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The Buddha taught that most problems - if only you give them enough time and space - will eventually...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Zen masters say you cannot see your reflection in running water, only in still water.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The child is taught form earliest consciousness that she has these four brothers with her in the wor...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Go back to bed so that, when the tempest comes, you'll be strong enough to deal with it. And the tem...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I have good idea, for if you meet some person from different religion and he want to make argument a...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But at some point you have to make peace with what you were given and if God wanted me to be a shy g...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Destiny, I feel, is also a relationship - a play between divine grace and willful self-effort.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
What time has ever been a simple time for those who are living it?
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In the end, it seems to me that forgiveness may be the only realistic antidote we are offered in lov...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Every intimacy carries secreted somewhere below its initial lovely surfaces, the ever-coiled makings...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on thei...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I am a better person when I have less on my plate.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Moreover, I have boundary issues with men. Or maybe that’s not fair to say. To have issues with bo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I was full of a hot, powerful sadness and would have loved to burst into the comfort of tears, but t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Pardon me, sir," Prudence said, directing her words and her placid gaze precisely at Professor Peck,...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Her solitary nature means she needs a family to keep her from loneliness my gregarious nature means ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
This was not my moment to be seeking romance and (as day follows night) to further complicate my alr...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Imagine that the universe is a great spinning engine. You want to stay near the core of the thing - ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I don't sit around waiting for passion to strike me. I keep working steadily, because I believe it i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Every few years, I think, 'Maybe now I'm finally smart enough or sophisticated enough to und...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I keep remembering one of my Guru's teachings about happiness. She says that people universally tend...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Then, I will be a real Italian girl, instead of a total American who still can't hear someone across...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Now, if you are like me - if you are like practically anybody in America - then you probably hold so...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
At no point in history has a bright young girl with plenty of food and a good constitution perished ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
A lovely evening of new idioms and fresh mozzarella.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The sweetness of doing nothing.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Most of humanity, he said, have eyes that are so caked shut with the dust of deception they will nev...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
David was catnip and kryptonite to me.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Kalos Kai Agathos, the singular balance of the good and the beautiful.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Loneliness watches and sights, then climbs into my bed and pulls the covers over... himself, fully d...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
What would I do if you never came here?' But I was ALWAYS coming here. I thought about one of my fav...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
So that's it. You have now reached infatuation's fial destination - the complete and merciless deval...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I thought about the relentless thought-processing, soul-devouring machine that is my brain, and wond...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Oh my God, baby, you are in so much trouble.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
This is what we are like. Collectively as a species, this is our emotional landscape. I met an old l...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
عندما يمنحك الله الحياة ، من واجبك (ومن حقك ككائن بشري) ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Moreover, I have boundary issues with men. Or maybe that's not fair to say. One must have boundaries...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Every word was a singing sparrow, a magic trick, a truffle for me. The words made me laugh in deligh...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Traditionally, I have responded to the transcendent mystics of all religions. I have always responde...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Both the five-year-olds looked at me with bewilderment and a bit of fearful uncertainty. I had a sud...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
My thoughts turn to something I read once, something the Zen Buddhists believe. They say that an oak...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Where did you get the idea you aren't allowed to petition the universe with prayer? You are part of ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
سأكتفي بالقول إنّه في تلك اللية كان لا يزال مصدر سعادتي...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
El amor desesperado consiste en inventarse un personaje, exigir a la persona amada que lo represente...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Or, as Sextus, the ancient Pythagorian philosopher, said, “The wise man is always similar to himse...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Let it be sufficient to say that, on this night, he was still my lighthouse and albatross in equal m...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The search for contentment is, therefore, not merely a self-preserving and self-benefiting act, but ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
أنا لستُ واثقه مما أريده ، أعلمُ أنني لطالما رغبتُ بسما...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But I love him."
"So love him."
"But I miss him."
"So miss him. Send him love and lig...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The mysterious magnet is either there, buried somewhere deep behind the sternum, or it is not.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We're already separated that's official but there's still a window of hope left open that perhaps so...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
If I were going to have such a short visit on earth, I had to do everything possible to experience i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I became a student of my own depressed experience, trying to unthread its causes. What was the root ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But the very fact that this world is so challenging is exactly why you sometimes must reach out of i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There's a wonderful old Italian joke about a poor man who goes to church every day and prays before ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Yoga is the effort to experience one's divinity personally and then to hold on to that experience fo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You love new boyfriend?"
"I think so. Yes."
"Then you must spoil him. And he must spoil yo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I just want God. I want God inside me. I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Guilt's just your ego's way of tricking you into thinking that you're making moral progress. Don't f...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We were talking the other evening about the phrases one uses when trying to comfort someone who is i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. 'How much...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
God is an experience of supreme love.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Let your conscience be your guide.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
What do I believe that I deserve in this life?
ELIZABETH GILBERT
And when you sense a faint potentiality for happiness after such dark times you must grab onto the a...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
How could two people who were so in love not end up happily ever after? It had to work. Didn’t it?
ELIZABETH GILBERT
somewhat
ELIZABETH GILBERT
It’s not fair for you to come here,” I tell Depression. “I paid you off already. I served my ELIZABETH GILBERT Even smile in your liver.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Instead of trying to forcefully take thoughts out of your mind, give your mind something better to p...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
If you show up for your work day after day after day, you just might get lucky enough some random mo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
[Saint Anthony] said, in his solitude, he sometimes encountered devils who looked like angels, and o...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Listen - of course money changes everything, but so does sunlight, and so does food: These are power...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
When I look at my life and the lives of my female friends these days - with our dizzying number of o...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Parla come magni,' It means, 'Speak the way you eat,' or in my personal translation: 'Say it like yo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There is a reason they call God a presence - because God is right here, right now. In the present is...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I think sometimes we look at other people's marriages and we think they must always be so happy ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In a world of disorder and disaster and fraud, sometimes only beauty can be trusted. Only artistic e...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I think you have every right to cherry-pick when it comes to moving your spirit and finding peace in...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
My career started young and I was really ambitious, and then I had success and I hung out with peopl...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The guardians of high culture will try to convince you that the arts belong only to a chosen few, bu...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
My mother has made choices in her life, as we all must, and she is at peace with them. I can see her...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I know this simple fact to be true, for I myself have abandoned people who did not want me to go, an...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You know, why at the end of your life should you assemble thousands of pages of 'Why am I so sad...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There were times, especially when I was traveling for 'Eat, Pray, Love,' when, I swear to Go...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then they ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The day is ending. It's time for something that was beautiful to turn into something else that is be...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Some days are meant to be counted, others are meant to be weighed.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We search for happiness everywhere, but we are like Tolstoy's fabled beggar who spent his life sitti...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Americans have an inability to relax into sheer pleasure.Ours is an entertainment seeking-nation, bu...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than stayin...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay wit...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The act of quiet nighttime talking, illustrates for me more than anything else the curious alchemy o...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We don't realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I think it's wonderful when a love story begins with a great deal of romance and affection, pass...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I do forget sometimes how much it means for certain men—for certain people—to be able to provide...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Then again, you cannot stop the flood of desire as it moves through the world, inappropriate though ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Marriage becomes hard work once you have poured the entirety of your life’s expectations for happi...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
With each reunion (we) had to learn each other all over again. There was always that nervous moment ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There is no choice more intensely personal, after all, than whom you choose to marry; that choice te...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Infatuation is not quite the same thing as love; it's more like love's shady second cousin who's alw...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Plant an expectation; reap a disappointment." (Quoting an old adage)
ELIZABETH GILBERT
A fish and a bird may indeed fall in love, but where shall they live?
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Real, sane, mature love—the kind that pays the mortgage year after year and picks up the kids afte...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In Venice in the Middle Ages there was once a profession for a man called a codega--a fellow you hir...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There was no better path to autonomy for an ambitious young businesswoman than to be married off to ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Now that young girls like my twelve-year-old friend Mai are being exposed to modern Western women li...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The philosopher Odo Marquard has noted a correlation in the German language between the word zwei, w...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You have no idea how strong my love is!
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Dessutom kunde jag inte glömma vad min syster en gång hade sagt till mig medan hon ammade: ''Att s...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Destiny, I feel is also a relationship-a play between grace and willful self-effort. Half of it you ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Nothing in the last few years has dazzled me more than Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall,' whic...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I don't hate humanity and I'm not interested in people who do. Although, it's funny, act...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back people in this world who sustain ou...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
What worked yesterday doesn't always work today.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
He lived in sight of both worlds, but he looked toward the unknown. And he was a scholar.... You can...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe r...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Before you realize this truth, say the Yogis, you will always be in despair, a notion nicely express...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
One year, Alma bought Prudence- who liked to draw flowers (beautifully, though not 'accurately')- a ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
He showed me a sketch he'd drawn once during meditation. It was an androgynous human figure, standin...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The great Sufi poet and philosopher Rumi once advised his students to write down the three things th...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Dear me, how I love a library.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I have my own set of survival techniques. I am patient. I know how to pack light. But my one might t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
God dwells within you, as you.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Still it is true that many same-sex couples want nothing more than to join society as fully integrat...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There are always two figures in a marriage, two votes, two conflicting sets of decisions, desires an...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Dear Lord, please show me everything I need to understand about forgiveness and surrender
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot g...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
There’s this human capacity for joy and endurance, even when things are at their worst. A joy that...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The results of my work don't have much to do with me. I can only be in charge of producing the work ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You know, you seem like a completely different person, now that you're with this new boyfriend. You ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I remember asking myself one night, while I was curled up in the same old corner of my same old couc...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
At that moment of realization (that union with God is always present), that's when God let me go, le...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You have been to hell, Ketut?"
He smiled. Of course he's been there.
What's it like in hel...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
So I stood up and did a handstand on my Guru's roof, to celebrate the notion of liberation. I felt t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
So whenever that brittle voice of dissatisfaction emerges within me, I can say "Ah, my ego! There yo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Attraversiamo (meaning "Lets cross over" in Italian)
ELIZABETH GILBERT
When I don't know what I'm doing, I look like I don't know what I'm doing. When I'm excited or nervo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Well, just remember--all your misery will be waiting for you at the door upon your exit, should you ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Most of us, even if only for two minutes in our lives, have experienced at some time or another an i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Italian men are like show poodles. Sometimes they look so good I want to applaud.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Go back to bed', said the omniscient interior voice, because you don't need to know the final answer...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We're miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and re...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Virginia Woolf wrote, "Across the broad continent of a woman's life falls the shadow of a sword." On...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
At some point, as Richard keeps telling me, you gotta let go and sit still and allow contentment to ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Your job then, should you choose to accept it, is to keep searching for the metaphors, rituals and t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
As I focus on diligent joy, I also keep remembering a simple idea my friend Darcey told me once -- t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
So now I have started living my own life. Imperfect and clumsy as it may look, it is resembling me n...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Your treasure - your perfection - is within you already. But to claim it, you must leave the busy co...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But is it such a bad thing to live like this for just a little while? Just for a few months of one...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I met an old lady once, almost one hundred years old, and she told me, "There are only two questions...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But why must everything have a practical application? I'd been such a diligent soldier for years--wo...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
A Sanskrit word appeared in the paragraph: ANTEVASIN. It means, ‘one who lives at the border.’ I...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate i...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I didn't want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, witho...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
معظم البشر أعينهم مغلقة بغبار الخيبة إلى حدّ يمنعهم من ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
My face is a transparent transmitter of my every thought.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Devotion is diligence without assurance. Faith is a way of saying, 'Yes, I pre-accept the terms of t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The culture of Rome just doesn't match the culture of Yoga, not as far as I can see. In fact, I've d...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Even in the worst tragedies and crisis, there’s no reason to add to everyone’s misery by looking...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
What Richard is talking about is instead admitting to the existence of negative thoughts, understand...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Man is a demon, man is a god. Both true.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
We’re miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
This was my voice, but perfectly wise, calm and compassionate. This was what my voice would sound li...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Big deal. So you fell in love with someone. Don’t you see what happened? This guy touched a place ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Everyone makes their own path, and I must make mine. The Bhagavad Gita - and ancient Indian Yogic te...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
This is very American, too - the insecurity about whether we have earned our happiness. Planet Adver...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
God isn't interested in watching you enact some performance of personality in order to comply with s...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You need a droughtbreaker, baby. Gotta go find yo'self a rainmaker.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
But I disappear into the person I love. I am the permeable membrane. If I love you, you can have eve...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
upped
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Because God never slams a door in your face without opening a box of Girl Scout cookies (or however ...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
¿Qué sucedería al crear una vida lo bastante expansiva como para poder sincronizar varios contrar...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I pause here for a moment to explain exactly what I mean when I say that word, just so people can de...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Sõltuvus on iga meeletu armumise paratamatu koostisosa.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Attraversiamo.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
The classical Indian sages wrote that there are three factors which indicate whether a soul has been...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
It's all for the best.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You are worthy, dear one, regardless of the outcome. You will keep making your work, regardless of t...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
I'm considered a difficult girl. I have a reputation for needing to be told a good reason to do some...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Never explain yourself, Alma. It makes you appear weak.
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
Desiring another person is perhaps the most risky endeavor of all. As soon as you want somebody—re...
ELIZABETH GILBERT