" The best relationship is when you can act like lovers and best friends at the same time. "
" Someone once told me a story about long term relationships. To think of them as a continent to explore. I could spend a lifetime backpacking through Africa, and I would still never know all there is to know about that continent. To stay the course, to stay intentional, to stay curious and connected – that’s the heart of it. But it’s so easy to lose track of the trail, to get tired, to want to give up, or to want a new adventure. It can be so easy to lose sight of the goodness and mystery within the person sitting right in front of you. "
" He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing. "
Sherman Alexie, The Toughest Indian In The World
" At the end of the day, the king and pawn go back to the same box. "
-Omar, The Wire
" You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to. "
-Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting (1997)
" That’s how you know you love someone, I guess, when you can’t experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too. "