Love Quotes

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Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.
Jean Anouilh
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Sophocles
If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - Although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
Confucius
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
Karl Shapiro

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Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
James Baldwin
He who loves God cannot endeavor that God should love him in return.
Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics
I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
Peggy Noonan
What a grand thing, to be loved What a grander thing still, to love.
Victor Hugo
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Willa Cathe
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - And to put its trust in life.
Joseph Conrad
Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Leo Tolstoy
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Erica Jong
Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.
William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3
I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.
Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop
If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?
Lily Tomlin
Love the little trade which thou hast learned, and be content therewith.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Love seeks one thing only the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
Thomas Merton
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
Nature loves a burst of energy.
Boe Lightman
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
Thomas Carlyle
Hate the sin, love the sinner.
Mahatma Gandhi
Cuando amor no es locura, no es amor. When love is not madness, it is not love.
Danish prove
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another.
Jonathan Swift
No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.
Francois Mauriac
Es tan corto el amor, y tan largo el olvido. Love is so short, and forgetting is so long.
Pablo Neruda
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798
I love youNot only for what you areBut for what I amWhen I am with you.
Roy Croft
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
Andre Maurois
Why do we love the sea It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.
Robert Henri
I love you the more that I believe you have liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
John Keats
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 3
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
Thomas Fulle
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
William James
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Today, see if you can stretch your heart and expand your love so that it touches not only those to whom you can give it easily, but also those who need it so much.
Daphne Rose Kingma
I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School.
Frank Sinatra
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
Charles Kingsley