Among the treasures I hauled away from
When you are with him, you do not have to be on your guard. You can say what you think, so long as it is genuinely you.
He understands those contradictions in your nature that cause others to misjudge you. With him you breathe freely – you can avow your little vanities and envies and absurdities, and in opening them up to him they are dissolved on the white ocean of his loyalty.
He understands. – You can weep with him, laugh with him, pray with him – through and underneath it all he sees, knows and loves you.
Those who are gender-conscious may read He as She.
There are many more quotes. Of famous and not-so-famous people. Reading each and reflecting on each, I spend this holiday. It is pleasantly warm outside. P is at the sewing machine, Sancho lies at my feet, asleep. I feel content and at peace at times like these. I think of all my friends and feel so proud that they should consider me as one. I cannot count my blessings; they are showered over me as friends.