Belinda Alexandra Quotes.

1. "Grief is beautiful?' She thought it was the most dreadful feeling possible. At best she viewed the world through a haze, and at worst everything looked black. 'It means you've loved another with all your heart,' Luka said. 'What's the use of being alive if you've never loved like that, not even once?"
- Quote by Belinda Alexandra

2. "I want you, Rosa,' Antonio said, turning to her. 'I want you with your scars and your suffering. You are my wife and everything that has happened to you only makes you more precious to me."
- Quote by Belinda Alexandra

3. "Perhaps there were certain kinds of pain that remained raw forever."
- Quote by Belinda Alexandra

4. "peace on a world scale is determined by each of us creating peace in our own hearts and minds first, and doing our best to live in harmony with the people and other living creatures around us. When we can each do that, I believe together we will then become a force powerful enough to create positive change on a scale never before conceived."
- Belinda Alexandra, Tuscan Rose

5. "The patina is the history of an object and shows what has happened over time. A cracked finish, a nick, a scratch - all these things give a piece character. The patina is what makes the piece truly valuable."
- Belinda Alexandra, Tuscan Rose

6. "I remembered my conversation with Myles Dunphy when I agreed to join him in the fight to save the blue gum forest. 'Opportunities are made, Mrs Rockcliffe,' he had said. 'They don't happen of themselves. I don't want to read about the achievements of people with verve. I want to be one of those people myself. It's not enough to be intelligent and thoughtful. You have to be bold."
- Belinda Alexandra, Silver Wattle

7. "People hurt others all the time, even when they loved them. Especially when they loved them. It was usually because they were in pain themselves."
- Belinda Alexandra, Silver Wattle

8. "I knew what it was like to be poor, and that once you had become rich, anything was better than being poor again."
- Belinda Alexandra, Wild Lavender

9. "As André and I left for South America, the newspaper boys were screaming headlines like: 'Stocks Collapse: Nationwide stampede to unload'; 'Unexpected torrent of liquidation'; and 'Two and a half billion in savings lost'. The worst part was the stories of ruined businessmen leaping from windows thirty storeys high and from the Brooklyn Bridge. 'If they calmed down things would stabilise faster. They might even see opportunities for fortunes to be made,' said André. I nodded my agreement. But I knew something that André didn't; something those businessmen might have known too. I knew what it was like to be poor--and that once you had become rich, anything was better than being poor again."
- Belinda Alexandra, Wild Lavender

10. "There was a saying in Provence: "Those foolish enough to keep a snake as a companion will get bitten sooner or later"."
- Belinda Alexandra, Wild Lavender