I've been feeling quite querulous lately, as though I'm living in a quagmire. But, I've decided it must all stop. Enough of the quavering and quarrels inside my head. It's time to look at myself in the mirror and state, uneQuivocally, that I am born of quality, the queen of my realm, a quintessential mother and grandmother, and no quitter. I'm beginning to enjoy the quiescence and am quenching my soul through planning and researching for some of my needier students. I no longer question some of the decisions I've recently been forced to make; instead I quote my personal mantra: "Tis better to be alone than to wish you were." And following are some famous quotations from those much wiser than me (even "anonymous") about the loss of love:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
(Alfred Lord Tennyson)
Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself by putting it back together.
Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.
(Alexander Graham Bell)
If you're going through hell, keep going.