October 21, 2008

Love Quotes

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined... to strengthen each other... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
~ George Eliot

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
~ Mignon McLaughlin

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof; the work for which all other work is but preparation.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
~ Mother Teresa

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
~ Henry Drummond

Treasure the love you receive above all.
It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
~ Og Mandino

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
~ Pearl S. Buck

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
~ Marguerite De Valois

All love that has not friendship for its base,
is like a mansion built upon the sand.
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time:
effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
~ Germaine De Stael

Love is the history of a woman's life; it is an episode in man's.
~ Germaine De Stael

The loving are the daring.
~ Bayard Taylor

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
~ Mother Teresa

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best portion of a good man's life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts,
Of kindness and of love.
~ William Wordsworth

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
~ Robert Browning

Love is a thing, well, its kind of like quicksand:
The more you are in it, the deeper you sink.
And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
~ UB40

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion
that each include the other,
each is enriched by the other.
~ Felix Adler

Think about it, there must be higher love
Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above
Without it, life is a wasted time
Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
~ Steve Winwood

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
~ Cathy Carlyle

Love does not consist in gazing at each other
but in looking together in the same direction.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and
not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
~ Leo Buscaglia

Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes.
There?s too much fraternizing with the enemy.
~ Henry Kissinger

To laugh often and love much... to appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others, to give one's self...
this is to have succeeded.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
~ Lao Tzu

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
~ Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed:
our love to others, and others' love to us.
~ Thomas Trahern

Love is always bestowed as a gift --
freely, willingly, and without expectation....
We don't love to be loved; we love to love.
~ Leo Buscaglia

It is best to love wisely, no doubt;
but to love foolishly is better than
not to be able to love at all.
~ William Thackeray

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
~ Fulton J. Sheen

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place
in ourselves for those who love us.
~ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
~ Elbert Hubbard

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
~ Victor Hugo

There is no instinct like that of the heart.
~ Lord Byron

We are all born for love...
it is the principle existence and it's only end.
~ Disraeli

To fear love is to fear life,
and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
~ Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell

We can only learn to love by loving.
~ Iris Murdoch

May no gift be too small to give,
nor too simple to receive,
which is wrapped in thoughtfulness
and tied with love.
~ L.O. Baird

Spread love everywhere you go:
first of all in your own home.
Give love to your children, to a wife
or husband, to a next-door neighbor.
~ Mother Teresa

The dedicated life is the life worth living.
You must give with your whole heart.
~ Anne Dillard

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

You come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
~ Sam Keen

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

Love doesn't make the world go 'round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
~ Franklin P. Jones

The truth [is] that there is only one terminal dignity-love. And the story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~ Helen Hayes

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