She remembered him smiling, and realized that time, that great old healer, had finally accomplished its work, and now, across the years, the face of love no longer stirred up agonies of grief and bitterness. Rather, one was left feeling simply grateful. For how unimaginably empty the past would be without him to remember.
("The Shell Seekers")
More Quotes from Rosamunde Pilcher:She put out her hand and touched his forearm, as she would have touched some piece of porcelain or sculpture, just for the sheer animal pleasure of feeling its shape and curve beneath her fingertips.
She believed, of course ... because without something to believe in, life would be intolerable.
It was good and nothing good is ever lost.
Happiness is making the most of what you have, and riches is making the most of what you've got.
It was good, and nothing good is truly lost. It stays part of a person, becomes part of their character. So part of you goes everywhere with me. And part of me is yours, forever
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