The Greek word for "return" is nostos. Algos means "suffering." So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn but to unlearn.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.
Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.
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