Anonymous quotes - Some people will not tolerate such emotional honesty in communication. They would rather defend their dishonesty on the grounds that it might hurt others. Therefore, having rationalized their phoniness into nobility, they settle.
It's funny how someone who was just a stranger last year, can mean so much to you now. It's terrible how someone who meant so much to you last year, can be just a stranger now. It's amazing what a year can do.