Love at the lips was touch, As sweet as I could bear; And once that seemed too much; I lived on air.
Robert Lee Frost
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.
Love does not just sit there, like a stone; it had to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula Le Guin
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
And there’s no one there to dry your tears. I could hold you for a million years. To make you feel my love.
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I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Theodor Seuss Geisel
Love, and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love my past. I love my present. I’m not ashamed of what I’ve had, and I’m not sad because I have it no longer.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Just because you love someone doesnt mean you have to be involved with them. Love is not a bandage to cover wounds.
We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.
I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in hand, along a sun-warmed, flower-bordered path.
I‘ll be your crying shoulder, I’ll be love’s suicide, I’ll be better when I’m older, I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get . . .Only with what you are expected to give. . . .Which is everything.
All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.
Charles Caleb Colton
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
Wysten Hugh Auden
A mighty pain to love it is, and ’tis a pain that pain to miss but of all the pains, the greatest pain is to love, but love in vain.
If you love someone, let them go. If they return to you, it was meant to be. If they don’t, their love was never yours to begin with.
Last time I tried to make love to my wife nothing happened, so I said to her, ‘What’s the matter, you can’t think of anybody either?’
It’s one thing to fall in love. It’s another to feel someone else fall in love with you, and to feel a responsibility toward that love.
Young love is when you love someone because of what they do right. Mature love is when you love someone in spite of what they do wrong.
You don’t pick who you fall in love with. There are so few people to love. It’s hard for one adult to even like another. Almost impossible.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in love again.
Soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love. As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There’s nothing wrong with tough love, as long as the love is unconditional.
George Herbert Walker Bush
Who dares deny that this is true: The whole is more than all its parts? A whole love than divided love, Or than half love from fifty hearts? Yet who dare either this deny: The part is more than is the whole? That treasures halved with one dear love
And, oh, how blessed is it thus to meet! To feel that vanished years have not estranged us, distance has not diminished love, that we are to each other even as we parted; to feel again the fond kiss, to hear once more the accents of a voice which to us h
Abu Hamid Al-Ghazzali
Love is a flame that burns in heaven, And whose soft reflections radiate to us. Two worlds are opened, two lives given to it. It is by love tht we double our being It is by love that we approach God.
The act of love . . . is a confession. Selfishness screams aloud, vanity shows off, or else true generosity reveals itself.
Love is the kind of illness that does not spare the intelligent or the dull.
Children need love, especially when they don’t deserve it.
If music be the food of love, then play on.
If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.
In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have future.
For a mother is the only person on earth Who can divide her love among ten children And each child still have all her love.
True love is the outward demonstration of inward conviction.
Love is not blind, it sees more not less; But because it sees more it chooses to see less.
Love can cure heartbreaks, misfortune, or tragedy. It is the eternal companion.
Love your friend with his faults.
Love is for fools wise enough to take a chance.
Without love intelligence is dangerous; without intelligence love is not enough.
But isn’t hate just scorned love?
The secret of art is love.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your door.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible, it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
We are all born for love. . . . It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
To love is not a passive thing. To love is active voice. When I love I do something, I function, I give. I do not love in order that I may be loved back again, but for the creative joy of loving. And every time I do so love I am freed, at least a little, by the outgoing of love, from enslavement to that most intolerable of master, myself.
Bernard Iddings Bell
Who can give law to lovers? Love is a greater law to itself.
Ace When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s the point And, for a while, I believed that’s the kind of love I had.
To understand your parents, love you must raise children yourself.
Our first and last love is self-love.
Christian Nestell Bove
Love came down at Christmas Love all lovely, love divine Love was born at Christmas, Stars and angels gave the sign.
Christina Georgina Rossetti
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Comte de Bussy-Rabutin
Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never . . . never forget it.
Love is like the measles, all the worse when it comes late in life.
Douglas William Jerrold
At one time through love all things come together into one, at another time through strife’s hatred, they are borne each of them apart.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love.
Ernesto ‘Che Guevara
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
I used to think that being nice to people and feeling nice was loving people. Now I know it isn’t. Love is the most immense unselfishness and it is so big I’ve never touched it.
There are two sorts of constancy in love one arises from continually discovering in the loved person new subjects for love, the other arises from our making a merit of being constant.
Franois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists or simulate it where it does not.
Franois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do????
The best smell is bread; the best saver, salt; the best love, that of children.
As for myself, I always willingly acknowledge my own self as the principal cause of every good and of every evil which may befall me; therefore I have always found myself capable of being my own pupil, and ready to love my teacher.
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.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh, be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Henri Fredric Amiel
What force is more potent than love.
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
J. D. Salinger
Are you ready to cut off your head and place your foot on it? If so, come; Love awaits you! Love is not grown in a garden, nor sold in the marketplace; whether you are a king or a servant, the price is your head, and nothing less. Yes, the cost of the el
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
Jean de La Bruyre
True love is night jasmine, a diamond in darkness, the heartbeat no cardiologist has ever heard. It is the most common of miracles, fashioned of fleecy clouds – a handful of stars tossed into the night sky.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-lantern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.
To love what you do and feel that it matters how could anything be more fun?
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves.
I have learned to love that which is meant to harm me, so that I can stand in the way of those who are less strong. I can take the bullets for those who aren’t able to.
In every moment, we teach either love or fear. As we demonstrate love towards others….we learn how to love more deeply.
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn’t have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren’t part of your essential being.
Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love should be a vehicle allowed to travel without limitations.
Marvin J. Ashton
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Help us to be thankful for this day and every day and treat each one as a precious gem to be filled to the full with meaning and with love.
Norman Vincent Peale
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love, this is the eternal rule.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
There is a lady sweet and kind, Was never face so pleased my mind; I did but see her passing by, And yet I love her till I die.
Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.
TS (Thomas Stearns) Eliot
The best way to know God is to love many things.
Vincent Van Gogh
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
W. Somerset Maugham
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare-like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers
William S. Gilbert
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
Love, I find, is like singing. Everyone can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
Zora Neale Hurston