abandonment

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on love, abandonment, despair, and abundance

You moan, "She left me."  "He left me,"
Twenty more will come.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Essential Rumi, Pages: 3

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Thomas Moore on friends, friendship, loss, and abandonment

Pythagoras asks that we not let a friend go lightly, for whatever reason.  Instead, we should stay with a friend as long as we can, until we're compelled to abandon him completely against our will.  It's a serious thing to toss away money, but to cast aside a person is even more serious.  Nothing in human life is more rarely found, nothing more dearly possessed.  No loss is more chilling or more dangerous than that of a friend.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: SoulMates, Pages: 208

Contributed by: HeyOK

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