In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
Anything else is fantasy.

By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept, Paulo Coehlo.

I am tired of all of this. But I am used to it too.

Veronika Decides to Die, Paulo Coehlo.

People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.

The Devil and Miss Prym, Paulo Coehlo.