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Simply Magic

Mary Balogh

Top 10 Best Quotes

“There is nothing worse, is there," she said, "than a past that has never been fully dealt with. One can convince oneself, that it is all safely in the past and forgotten about, but the very fact that we can tell ourselves that it is forgotten proves that it is not.”

“I know it is something of a cliche to say that love makes all things possible, but I believe it does. It is not a magic wand that can be waved over life to make it all sweet and lovely and trouble free, but it can give the energy to fight the odds and win.”

“Even friends need private spaces, if only within the depths of their own souls, where no one else is allowed to intrude.”

“There is no happily-ever-after to run to. We have to work for happiness.”

“Love, I have discovered, does not judge. It just is.”

“Sometimes even the imagination lets one down.”

“Was memory always as much of a burden as it could sometimes be a blessing.”

“Have you noticed," she asked him, "how we live much of our lives in the past and most of the rest of it in the future? Have you noticed how often the present moment slips by quiet unnoticed?”

“Why is it," she asked, snuggling closer, "that I so often imagine myself running away and running free?”

“And he knew at that moment that love world never die, that it would never fade away altogether. The time might come when he would meet and marry someone else. He might even be reasonably happy. But there would always be a deep precious place in his heart that belonged to his first real love.”

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