Takes My Breath Away #5

Today I am happy to welcome a friend from goodreads, you may recognize her as she stops by frequently at Forever Book Lover and comments using the pen name BlackTulip. Well this month, she was kind enough to submit some quotes, that simply Takes Your Breath Away.

"I have 3 recent and 1 very old ; this very old one took my breath away 30 years ago when I was at university studying British literature." BlackTulip

Let me not to marriage of true minds admit impediments ~       Sonnet 116

Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken. Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come: Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved.   ~William Shakespeare 

"It's totally timeless ... nothing is better than these Sonnets !!!"  BlackTulip

Do you believe in love, Arran?

When I look into your eyes, darling, when I hold you in my arms, when I pretend reality can be changed and I'm allowed to have my heart's desire...then, yes, I believe in love.
  ~ The Devil of Jedburgh - Claire Robyns 

He would let her go when the time came. What he couldn't do, what he didn't have the strength for, was to let her go without leaving a part of him with her, stamped upon her body, heart, mind and soul. Whenever she thought about the first awakenings of her body to the sensual pleasures of love, it would be the taste and feel of his lips on hers, his arms she recalled wrapped around her.
The Devil of Jedburgh - Claire Robyns 

He tipped her chin to him, and the tears he saw filling her eyes tore at his gut. He was doing it all wrong. "Ye are all I am, all I'll ever be. Without ye, I am naught. Open yer heart ta me, wife, give me another chance ta be the man ye deserve."
Betrayed - Claire Robyns

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Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you so much for having me on your wonderful blog ! I'm happy to share what took my breath away at one time and more importantly I want to thanks all these marvelous writers, without them life would be dull !! They allow me an escape ... where ever I want !!

Dorothy L said... Best Blogger Tips

You have a very interesting and informative blog. For book lovers this is truly a place to spend some very worth while time~

Thank you for the pleasures~

Kat ~ Forever Book Lover ♥ said... Best Blogger Tips

I agree, the creativeness of these authors allows me to escape into these wonderful stories. Thanks for sharing these beautiful quotes.

Kat ~ Forever Book Lover ♥ said... Best Blogger Tips

@Dorothy L
Thanks for such the wonderful kind words. I do hope my blog is interesting and a place where others share their comments. Thanks for stopping by.

Booked UP said... Best Blogger Tips

Great Choices Black Tulip and another great edition Kat


Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Although I read quite a lot I have noticed that it was not so easy for me to find quotes that had the "power" to take my breath away ... !

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