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Love Quotes

'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892), In Memoriam, 1850, line 27, stanza 4

Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Anonymous Author

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

All you need is love. The Beatles, song title

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. Carl Jung

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Saying that men talk about baseball in order to avoid talking about their feelings is the same as saying that women talk about their feelings in order to avoid talking about baseball. Deborah Tannen, You Just Don't Understand

The love we give away is the only love we keep. Elbert Hubbard

In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes. Elizabeth Ashley

If you like to make things out of wood, or sew, or dance, or style people's hair, or dream up stories and act them out, or play the trumpet, or jump rope, or whatever you really love to do, and you love that in front of your children, that's going to be a far more important gift than anything you could ever give them wrapped up in a box with ribbons. Fred M. Rogers

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G. K. Chesterton

In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to the unreflective creation, the truth of immortality....The most ideal human passion is love, which is also the most absolute and animal and one of the most ephemeral. George Santayana, Reason in Religion

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. Helen Keller

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. Henry Ward Beecher

Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor

When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. John Gray

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu

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

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. Louise Hay

Blaze with the fire that is never extinguished. Luisa Sigea, O Magazine, September 2003

To love another person is to see the face of God. Lyric from Les Miserables

Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself! Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD - 180 AD)

Where there is love there is life. Mahatma Gandhi

Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is - and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other. Mother Teresa

I had learnt to seek intensity... more of life... a concentrated sense of life. Nina Berberova, O Magazine, September 2003

We love because it's the only true adventure. Nikki Giovanni

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. Oscar Wilde

So long as we love we serve; So long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; And no one is useless while they have a friend. Robert Louis Stevenson

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. Rose Franken

There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. Saul Bellow (1915 - ), O Magazine, September 2003

The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to say to him, "What are you going through?" Simone Weil

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love. Sophocles

Though we all have the fear and the seeds of anger within us, we must learn not to water those seeds and instead nourish our positive qualities – those of compassion, understanding, and loving kindness. Thich Nhat Hanh

Life is the flower for which love is the honey. Victor Hugo

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. William M. Thackeray


Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997)

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx