Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.
So she thoroughly taught him that one cannot take pleasure without giving pleasure, and that every gesture, every caress, every touch, every glance, every last bit of the body has its secret, which brings happiness to the person who knows how to wake it. She taught him that after a celebration of love the lovers should not part without admiring each other, without being conquered or having conquered, so that neither is bleak or glutted or has the bad feeling of being used or misused.
See how she leans her cheek upon her hand. O, that I were a glove upon that hand That I might touch that cheek!
We are not people who touch each other carelessly; every point of contact between us feels important, a rush of energy and relief.
That’s what it feels like when you touch me. Like millions of tiny universes being born and then dying in the space between your finger and my skin. Sometimes I forget.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
No dirt can touch me, like an ocean, everything that comes to me becomes clean.
Music shouldn't be just a tune, it should be a touch.
You don't need to look at the beauty to feel the love.
I feel the healing hands of God touch my heart and kiss my soul.
ART The world is full of confusion and contradiction. We cannot expect to do anything that is absolutely right. We can only measure rightness by the truth within ourselves. And our own truth will never be quite the same as somebody else's. I wish that I could touch you and be sure that it was the right thing to do. I only want to touch you briefly. Just once so that you will know. We are flesh and blood and full of faults. But we are also full of warmth. The world is full of confusion but there is compassion in its midst. communication via simple touch can transmit so much of us in just one minute. Like a painting or a piece of music. I want to touch your soul. I only wish I could be sure it was the right thing to do.
your hand touching mine. this is how galaxies collide.
lean in to kiss me in all the places where the ache is the most special.
I want you to know that it is not always easy to love me. That sometimes my chest is a field full of landmines, and where you went last night, you can’t go tomorrow. There is no manual, there is no road map, no help line you can call; my body does not come with instructions, and sometimes even I don’t know what to do with it. This cannot be easy. But still, you touch me anyway.
Reading poetry is like undressing before a bath. You don't undress out of fear that your clothes will become wet. You undress because you want the water to touch you. You want to completely immerse yourself in the feeling of the water and to emerge anew.
Darling, do you remember the man you married? Touch me, remind me who I am.
love wounds me with soft pillows with tender lips and fingers