I just finished a great book on neuroscience, the subconscious, and humanity – Incognito, the Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman. At the end of book as David acknowledges his wife Sarah, I came across these beautiful lines:
The other day I saw a sign that simply read HAPPINESS – and I realized that the thought of Sarah was my instant mental headline. Deep in the canopies of my brain forest, happiness and Sarah have become synaptically synonymous, and for her presence in my life I am grateful.
Check out the rest of the book here:
Love gives itself; it is not bought.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow