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“But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!”
 – William Shakespeare,
“Romeo and Juliet”

“There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.”
 – Ronald Reagan

“What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!”
 – Victor Hugo

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.”
 – David Viscott

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”
 – Sophocles

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

“The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one person.”
 – Vi Putnam

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”
 – 1 Corinthians 13:7

“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.”
 – Robert Browning

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

“For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”
 – Rosemonde Gerard

“What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting.”
 – George Eliot

“Love is seeking to act for the other person’s highest good.”
 – Jerry Cook

“We can only learn to love by loving.”
 – Iris Murdoch

“Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.”
 – English proverb

“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

“Bright are the stars that shine, dark is the sky. I know this love of mine will never die. And I love her.”
 – The Beatles

“I got gaps; you got gaps; we fill each other’s gaps.”
 – Rocky

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.”
 – Winnie the Pooh

“Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.”
 – Mae West

Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.
– Toni Morrison 

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don’t want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.
– Madonna

The important thing was to love rather than to be loved.
– W. Somerset Maugham

There’s always one who loves and one who lets himself be loved.
– W. Somerset Maugham

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
– Jeanne Moreau

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
– Iris Murdoch

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

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

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone – but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
– Bette Davis

Love is everything it’s cracked up to be…It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
– Erica Jong
When love is in excess it brings a man nor honor nor any worthiness.
– Euripides

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do…?
– Friedrich Nietzsche
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
– Henry David Thoreau

Where there is love there is life.
– Mahatma Gandhi

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
– Samuel Coleridge Taylor

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
– James Baldwin

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
– James Baldwin 

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
– Mozart

I hold it true, whate’er befall;
I feel it, when I sorrow most;
‘Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.
– Lord Alfred Tennyson

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
– Carl Jung

Whoso loves, believes the impossible.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The true beloveds of this world are in their lover’s eyes lilacs opening, ship lights, school bells, a landscape, remembered conversations, friends, a child’s Sunday, lost voices, one’s favorite suit, autumn and all seasons, memory, yes, it being the earth and water of existence, memory.
– Truman Capote

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love I gain nothing Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away…And now these things remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
– 1 Corinthians 13:1-8, 13

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish it’s source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
– Anais Nin

How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
– Sigmund Freud

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
– Robert Frost

All you need is love.
– John Lennon

I love you not as something private and personal, which is my own, but as something universal and worthy of love which I have found.
– Henry David Thoreau

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
– Jimi Hendrix

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
– H.L. Mencken

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
– Anais Nin

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
– Plato

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
– Robert Frost

To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
– Henry Drummond

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

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
– Emily Bronte

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
– Zora Neale Hurston

Who, being loved, is poor?
– Oscar Wilde

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
– Erich Fromm

“I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.”
– Zsa Zsa Gabor

“Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.”
– Maryon Pearson

“No man is truly married until he understands every word his wife is NOT saying.”
– Anonymous

“The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him.”
– Cher

“I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.”
– Groucho Marx

“Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.” 
– Albert Einstein

“It is impossible to love and to be wise.”
– Francis Bacon

“It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.”
– Thomas Mann

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
– Bertrand Russell

“Nobody dies from lack of sex. It’s lack of love we die from.”
– Margaret Atwood

“Where there is love there is life.”
– Gandhi

“The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.”
– Victor Hugo

“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?”
– Lily Tomlin

“I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.”
– Woody Allen

“Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.”
– H L Mencken

“An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.”
– Agatha Christie

“Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“Love your enemies. It really pisses them off.”
– Anonymous

“Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.”
– Matt Groening

“May those who love us, love us,
And may those who don’t love us,
May God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn’t turn their hearts,
May He turn thier ankles,
So we’ll know them by their limping.”
– Gaelic Blessing

“A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point; that’s basic spelling that every woman ought to know.”
– Mistinguett

Never go to bed mad: stay up and fight.
– Phyllis Diller

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”
– Helen Keller

“Come, let us make love deathless.”
– Herbert Trench

“Of all pains, the greatest pain, Is to love, and to love in vain.”
– George Granville

“I know that somewhere in the Universe exists my perfect soulmate – but looking around for her is much more difficult than just staying home and ordering a pizza.”
– Alf Whit

“Love: Two minds without a single thought.”
– Philip Barry

“All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!”
– Lucy Van Pelt (Peanuts character)

“A frog in love would not be enchanted to learn that her beloved had turned into Prince Charming.”
– Mason Cooley

“Love and sex go hand in hand, though one lasts longer than the other.”
– Anonymous

“Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.”
– Mary Roberts Rinehart

“A beauty is a woman you notice. A charmer is one who notices you.”
– Adlai Stevenson

“Love at first sight is possible, but it pays to take a second look.”
– Anonymous

“I’ve been in love with the same woman for forty years if my wife finds out she’ll kill me.”
– Henry Youngman

“Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.”
– Swedish Proverb

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
– Dr. Seuss

“Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them.”
– Bill Russell

“We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh”
– Agnes Repplier

“We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh”
– Agnes Repplier

“Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.”
– Peace Pilgrim

“Love is being stupid together.”
– Paul Valery

“Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.”
– Dr. Joyce Brothers

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly”
– Sam Keen

“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.”
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.”
– Barbara De Angelis

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.”
– Washington Irving

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
– Maya Angelou

“I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”
– Pietro Aretino

“No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won’t make you cry”
– Anonymous

“Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.”
– Anonymous

“A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself — to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.”
– Leo F. Buscaglia

“The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.”
– Emil Ludwig


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