— Jim Henson American puppeteer 1936 - 1990
„Just give me a reason,
Just a little bit's enough.
Just a second we're not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again.
It's in the stars;
It's been written in the scars on our hearts.
We're not broken just bent,
And we can learn to love again.“
— Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
„We're young and we just have fun and right now we're here in the all-star game and it's unbelievable.“
— Alexander Ovechkin Russian ice hockey player 1985
Pierre Lebrun (January 22, 2007) "Will infusion of youth give the NHL all-star game more of edge this year?", The Canadian Press.
„You can't start a fire, sitting 'round crying over a broken heart.
This gun's for hire,
Even if we're just dancing in the dark.
You can't start a fire, worrying about your little world falling apart.
This gun's for hire,
Even if we're just dancing in the dark.“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
"Dancing in the Dark"
„Lately I've been lookin' through the windows of my soul
And I can see there's not much left to hold
Just an empty space surrounded by the pieces of
A badly broken heart that's forgotten how to love.“
— Toby Keith American country music singer and actor 1961
A Woman's Touch, written with Wayne Perry.
„We have the idea that our hearts, once broken, scar over with an indestructible tissue that prevents their ever breaking again in quite the same place...“
— Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
— Baz Luhrmann, Moulin Rouge!: The Splendid Book That Charts the Journey of Baz Luhrmann's Motion Picture
— Eden ahbez American songwriter and recording artist 1908 - 1995
Context: While we spoke of many things Fools and kings This he said to me: "The greatest thing you'll ever learn Is just to love and be loved in return." "Nature Boy" (1948) The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved, just to love and be loved. His assertion to Joe Romersa, of how his lyrics should be corrected, saying that "To be loved in return, is too much of a deal, and that has nothing to do with love."
— Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith