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Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.

Anywhere I go, there is always an incredible crowd that follows me. In Rome, as I land at the airport, even the men kiss me. I love Rome.

I never sell a book. I sell myself. And the way to sell yourself is to be an instrument of love.

The Tao teaches us not to intervene and interfere. The things we love we have to learn to leave alone. And the people we love we have to learn to let them be.

Be a force of love as often as you can and turn away negative thoughts whenever you feel them surface.

I always joke that my kids' favorite holiday is Father's Day. They love the way I celebrate the occasion by writing each of them a thank-you letter and a generous check. It's my way of letting them know how much I appreciate the great pleasure and privilege of being their dad.

When you face a 'performance' that might provoke the 'I'm scared' response, choose love and approach your opportunity as a chance to dance with God. It's more fun than 'Dancing with the Stars!'

Give yourself more opportunities for privacy, when you are not bombarded with duties and obligations. Privacy is not a rejection of those you love; it is your deserved respite for recharging your batteries.

Love somebody. Just one person. And then spread that to two. And as many as you can. You'll see the difference it makes.

Money is worth nothing if it can't buy you the opportunity to love more.

There is no love of life without despair of life.

I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.

Actually, you have to be a little bit in love with your leading man and vice versa. If you're going to portray love, you have to feel it. You can't do it any other way. But you don't carry it beyond the set.

It is necessary to fall in love... if only to provide an alibi for all the random despair you are going to feel anyway.

The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows remind them of Leonid Brezhnev.

I love kids, but they are a tough audience.

I do believe in love; it's wonderful - especially love third time around, it's even more precious; it's kind of amazing.

Storms of every sort, torrents, earthquakes, cataclysms, 'convulsions of nature,' etc., however mysterious and lawless at first sight they may seem, are only harmonious notes in the song of creation, varied expressions of God's love.

Rocks and waters, etc., are words of God, and so are men. We all flow from one fountain Soul. All are expressions of one Love.

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.

The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love.

Many are they who have a taste and love for drawing, but no talent; and this will be discernible in boys who are not diligent and never finish their drawings with shading.

For, verily, great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you little know it, you will be able to love it only little or not at all.

We love things we love what they are.

My wife and I love each other very much.

Some people would claim that things like love, joy and beauty belong to a different category from science and can't be described in scientific terms, but I think they can now be explained by the theory of evolution.

Such a one do I remember, whom to look at was love.

Love, and do what you like.

I love almost everything about my work except conferences. I am too shy in front of an audience. But I love signings and having eye contact with a reader who already knows my soul.

Salvation and Christ's love is a gift. You don't earn it. You've got to receive that gift.

If you're going to write about rap music and hip-hop, and you don't love it, then we don't need your opinion, and we revoke your opinion.

It's important to love in hip hop.

I really love the culture of hip-hop.

Do you not realize that the love the Father bestowed on the perfect Christ He now bestows on you?

Don't ever criticize yourself. Don't go around all day long thinking, 'I'm unattractive, I'm slow, I'm not as smart as my brother.' God wasn't having a bad day when he made you... If you don't love yourself in the right way, you can't love your neighbour. You can't be as good as you are supposed to be.

I love to flirt, and I've never met a man I didn't like.

I love story songs because I've always loved books.

I don't have maids or servants, and my husband and I love waking up early and going to the 24-hour supermarket when there is nobody else there.

I think everyone should be with who they love.

That little Miley Cyrus... she's like a little Elvis. The kids love her because she's Hannah Montana, but what people don't realize about her is she is such a fantastic singer and songwriter. She writes songs like she's 40 years old!

Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston, I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song, and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, 'Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed.'

I love traveling all over the world; but it's true: there's nothing like home.

Every time I come to Europe, I'm just as excited as I was my very first time, which was many, many years ago. I love that part of the world, and I especially love the fans.

'9 to 5,' that little song, that little story, just won't ever end. Just like 'I Will Always Love You,' it just keeps comin' back, popping up its head in one way or another.

Of course, 'I Will Always Love You' is the biggest song so far in my career. I'm famous for several, but that one has been recorded by more people and made me more money, I think, than all of them. But that song did come from a true and deep place in my heart.

I love Velveeta cheese.

I'd love to do a duet, always wanted to work with Madonna, but she never asked.

I love being busy.

I love being active.

No matter what, I always make it home for Christmas. I love to go to my Tennessee Mountain Home and invite all of my nieces and nephews and their spouses and kids and do what we all like to do - eat, laugh, trade presents and just enjoy each other... and sometimes I even dress up like Santa Claus!

I know it's corny - but I love 'Jingle Bells!'

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.

For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least.

The reason children accept discipline from their parents is because they know their parents love them.

My favorite movies of all times is 'Doctor Zhivago,' and I love 'Gone With the Wind.' I'd love to play some Southern belle or something where I owned a plantation.

When I'm home, I spend Sunday with my husband. If we're not cooking, we travel around in our camper, stop at fast-food restaurants, and picnic. We love that stuff that will harden your arteries in a hurry.

All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment.

If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer, but must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me.

I believe that some of us who were kept by God a long while before we found Him love Him better perhaps than we should have done if we had received Him directly, and we can preach better to others - we can speak more of His loving-kindness and tender mercy.

How sweet it is to learn the Savior's love when nobody else loves us! When friends flee, what a blessed thing it is to see that the Savior does not forsake us but still keeps us and holds us fast and clings to us and will not let us go!

Cast away your sloth, your lethargy, your coldness, or whatever interferes with your chaste and pure love for Christ, your soul's husband. Make Him the source, the center, and the circumference of all your soul's range of delight.

God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.

If proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love then surely, surely we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American Dream.

I have a very eclectic iPod. So I've got my cardio people - so it's anything from Beyonce to some Jay-Z to Janelle Monae, her song 'Tightrope,' that's a good cardio song. And then I've got Sting. I've got Mary J. Blige. I've got The Beatles. I've got Michael Jackson. I try to pick the songs that I personally love.

You can write a song about being in love with someone, but you don't have to be in love with anyone.

I'm a really artistic person, and so, with the live stuff, there's a lot that I think is really cool. Beyonce and Rihanna have all these dancers. So with the live costumes and video costumes, I'd really like to have my vision. The way that I want people to dress is very specific. I love fashion.

I love people talking about me; I love anybody just looking at me.

Don't forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.

People in China say: 'If you love your children, send them to New York. If you hate your children, also send them to New York.'

I don't believe love has borders. If I meet a nice man in China, I definitely think it's possible.

I listen to music all day every day. I can't not listen to music. It's kind of scary how much I listen to music, but it's what I love, and it's all I care about, so I'm good with it.

I love movement. I love moshing.

I'm pretty sure I don't have any songs that are about how much I love someone. They're all either about, like, 'I hate you,' or 'You make me hate me.'

I love to watch videos, and I've always liked to film and take pictures. I have an eye for really weird things that nobody thinks about. I used to make little movies about myself and then edit them on iMovie.

I just really want to get music out and tour and go places I've never been, and just do more videos. I love photography and videography, and so I really want to direct videos when I can.

I grew up on the Beatles; I love Linkin Park and Green Day. I heard hip-hop for the first time at 11 and realized what I was missing.

Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.

If the American people don't love me, their descendants will.

Only the supernatural love of God through changed lives can solve the problems that we face in our world.

We have an idea that we Americans are God's chosen people, that God loves us more than any other people, and that we are God's blessed. I tell you that God doesn't love us any more than He does the Russians.

The one badge of Christian discipleship is not orthodoxy but love.

To start with, I love New York... It's a little bit of the whole world... In New York, the whole world comes to you.

I think it is a sin to look at another person as inferior to yourself because of race or because of ethnic background, and I think the greatest thing to do is to pray that God will give you love for them, and I do.

God knows what we are going through when we grieve, and He wants to assure us of His love and concern. He also wants us to turn to Him and bring our heartaches and burdens to Him.

One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.

To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.

America has the laws and the material resources it takes to insure justice for all its people. What it lacks is the heart, the humanity, the Christian love that it would take.

'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.

Little Red Riding Hood was my first love. I felt that if I could have married Little Red Riding Hood, I should have known perfect bliss.

To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.

I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

Read my letter to the old folks, and give my love to them, and tell my brothers to be always watching unto prayer, and when the good old ship of Zion comes along, to be ready to step aboard.

Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.

You can be a follower of Muhammad or Jesus or Buddha or whomever. Always, they said that the most essential factor is to love your neighbor. And to love you.

I got the copyright for love!

I am a preacher. I'm involved in many other things, but, mainly, I preach. And I love it!

Sometimes I wake up before dawn, and I love sitting up in the middle of the bed with all the lights off, pitch-black dark, and talking to the Father, with no interruptions and nothing that reminds me that there's anything in life but me and Him.

I have no interest in returning to yesteryear. I love the conveniences and delights of today's time. I wouldn't go back if I could.

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.

The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.

Love is only one of many passions.

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people, they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.

Attachment to spiritual things is... just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.

I love the natural world - it comes from my culture, which grew out of a people enslaved.

I love us so incredibly, insanely deeply; it's almost unbearable to see what we do to ourselves.

Fear is real, but so is love.

It's not possible to stop love.

I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe.

You bring children into the world. You love them with heart and soul.

You can love me or you can hate me.

I had to fight, a lot of years, to be really proud of the person I see in the mirror and really love this person.

I love the game and I wanted to continue playing. It came to a time that I had to stop.

People love to see themselves on screen in a way that makes sense and seems on point.

I know black people love the idea that we finally have a beautiful, good-looking black president. But if he is doing awful things to us, we should wake up.

You have to give others the opportunity to love who you love. If they don't accept it, it's their loss.

I just think cities are unnatural, basically. I know there are people who live happily in them, and I have cities that I love, too. But it's a disaster that we have moved so far from nature.

Howard Zinn was magical as a teacher. Witty, irreverent, and wise, he loved what he was teaching and clearly wanted his students to love it, also.

I love the women's movement, and I never thought of it as belonging to any particular segment of the population.

And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.

We're trying to say that if you, in love, when you're not true to yourself, the love won't last. Because love is complex, and we always have the dark sides and the sad sides.

Most of our music is about how we perceive the world and how we try to persist as normal, average human beings. So our fans inspire us and give us a direction to go as musicians. And of course, their love and support keeps us going.

I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and colour in the films there.

I grew up in Oklahoma and Missouri, and I just loved film. My folks would take us to the drive-in on summer nights, and we'd sit on the hood of the car. I just had this profound love for storytelling.

It might be a very human thing across the board, but we, in America, love a story - we need a story to get involved in. But then everything becomes more about how the story protects a certain perception as we pick sides.

There is not love where there is no will.

Let me tell you who we conservatives are: we love people. When we look out over the United States of America, when we are anywhere, when we see a group of people, such as this or anywhere, we see Americans. We see human beings. We don't see groups. We don't see victims.

Most men would love to be stared at by women. Don't doubt me on this. And my guess is that most women are actually intrigued by it and have developed techniques and skills for dealing with it. Don't doubt me.

I am convinced that, despite what you think of Obama, I don't think Obama has a person-to-person connection with people. I think people love him because of his race and feel sorry for him, object of sympathy. I think people feel he's a victim, he portrays himself as a victim of America; he gets sympathy that way.

Love has more depth as you get older.

I love talking to interesting people - people like O.J. Simpson, Andretti... I love champions. A champion has something special about him.

I still don't love the darkness, though I've learned to smile in it a little bit, now and then.

Liberals are some of the most arrogant, condescending smart alecks, but they're just pure ignorant, and they fit the bill of people who have no love and no respect for the founding of this country.

I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies. The more I learn about it the better I feel; while I still may not like it, I have a sense of what is really happening.

I was saying as a joke the other day that I love film editing, I know how to cut a picture, I think I know how to shoot it, but I don't know how to light it. And I realize it's because I didn't grow up with light. I grew up in tenements.

When I work, I wear pants usually because I want to be comfortable. I wear dark colors, especially in winter, because I don't want to concentrate on myself but on what I'm working on. Because I really, really love clothes, I can start to think too much about myself. It's distracting.

My first job was on Broadway. Then I went into the Navy. When I came out of the Navy, I went back to Broadway and a friend of mine, Lauren Bacall, was in Hollywood filming with Humphrey Bogart. She told one of her producers I was great in my play, and he saw it and cast me in 'The Strange Love of Martha Ivers'.

I think what I show is joy when I do stuff, so I think always having a love for what you do every single day is something that I hold extremely close to my heart because I know what it's like to not feel that.

Lust is temporary, romance can be nice, but love is the most important thing of all. Because without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived.

I love my city and I feel like the majority of the people that are in the city are people from other cities. So I think that L.A. sometimes might get a bad rap because it's known to be so Hollywood-oriented and then underneath that you have crime. But that's really the case in pretty much any major city that you go to.

What force is more potent than love?

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.

I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don't know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.

The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.

There is no person that love cannot heal; there is no soul that love cannot save.

We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.

Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

There's no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.

No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.

The truth is that love smashes into your life like an ice floe, and even if your heart is built like the Titanic you go down.

Love dies only when growth stops.

Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It's free.

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.

I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.

Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.

Love without conversation is impossible.

The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God.

Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

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.

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.

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

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.

Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.

I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.

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.

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.

To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times.

Only do what your heart tells you.

Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.

It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.

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

When love is not madness, it is not love.

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.

Absence - that common cure of love.

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

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

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Love is supreme and unconditional like is nice but limited.

Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words.

Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.

I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.

I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.

Love knows not distance it hath no continent its eyes are for the stars.

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.

There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

Love is my religion - I could die for it.

Love shall be our token love be yours and love be mine.

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

Choose your love, Love your choice.

Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.

If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.

To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.

Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

The way to know life is to love many things.

The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.

Love is suffering. One side always loves more.

Love is what you've been through with somebody.

There are never enough I Love You's.

Love is always being given where it is not required.

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

In every living thing there is the desire for love.

For love is immortality.

We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields.

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.

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.

If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.

Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.

Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.

If thou must love me, let it be for naught except for love's sake only.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Do you have to have a reason for loving?

The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love.

When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.

Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.

No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.

He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices he is free and nothing holds him back.

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

Though lovers be lost love shall not.

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.

There is no limit to the power of loving.

Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere.

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.

Love is metaphysical gravity.

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.

Who loves, raves.

With our love, we could save the world.

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.

Ultimately love is everything.

True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.

The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.

All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.

Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?

Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

In love there are two things - bodies and words.

We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.

I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.

Love is love's reward.

But love's a malady without a cure.

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.

Love is blind.

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.

The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

Love is a hole in the heart.

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

One must not trifle with love.

All love is lost but upon God alone.

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Don't aim for success if you want it just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love this is the eternal rule.

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.

I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things.

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.

Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.

Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything.

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.

Even when I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game.

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.

We can't command our love, but we can our actions.

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.

If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.

Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it.

True love doesn't happen right away it's an ever-growing process. It develops after you've gone through many ups and downs, when you've suffered together, cried together, laughed together.

This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.

What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.

Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.

Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her.

The love of heaven makes one heavenly.

Love cannot save you from your own fate.

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.

There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.

Those whom the gods love grow young.

Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.

Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.

Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.

Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.

I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street.

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.

Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.

He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.

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

One is very crazy when in love.

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.

Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.

There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.

I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.

For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.

I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love love recompenses the adorers.

What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?

You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.

Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.

A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.

A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves, providing there are not too many.

Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.

I love a natural look in pictures.

Someday I want to have children and give them all the love I never had.

A strong man doesn't have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn't match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.

I love those who do not know how to live for today.

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.

Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.

In the flush of love's light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.

I was adored once too.

The god of love lives in a state of need. It is a need. It is an urge. It is a homeostatic imbalance. Like hunger and thirst, it's almost impossible to stamp out.

The ear is the avenue to the heart.

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?

We are born of love; Love is our mother.

Love is energy of life.

Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.

Loving others always costs us something and requires effort. And you have to decide to do it on purpose. You can't wait for a feeling to motivate you.

We all need each other.

Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.

The journey from teaching about love to allowing myself to be loved proved much longer than I realised.

If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love.

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.

Love prefers twilight to daylight.

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.

Love is a great beautifier.

The eyes those silent tongues of love.

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.

If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.

People protect what they love.

Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.

Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.

This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.

Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.

A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.

We all want to be in love and find that person who is going to love us no matter how our feet smell, no matter how angry we get one day, no matter the things we say that we don't mean.

Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.

Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.

Those whom we can love, we can hate to others we are indifferent.

The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

I love the attention but I don't like too much of it.

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.

I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.

A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.

Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.

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.

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.

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.

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.

May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!

You either love or you hate. You live in the middle, you get nothing.

You gotta love livin', baby, 'cause dyin' is a pain in the ass.

It is most unwise for people in love to marry.

The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

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.

Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.

The love of economy is the root of all virtue.

All the commandments: You shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command: You must love your neighbor as yourself.

To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.

Don't forget to love yourself.

We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.

All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.

It's not an act. I love it. It's totally original. People go, 'What's going on with this guy? Why does he sound so weird? What is going on in his brain. I don't know. Just one day I suddenly woke up with a new brain.

I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don't cry over the one person who doesn't.

Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.

Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.

May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it Whenever you're right, shut up.

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.

Man is an idea, and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.

The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.

I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.

I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.

Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.

Hate is only a form love that hasn't found a way to express itself logically.

I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.

No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.

I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.

For true love is inexhaustible the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.

We're not raising children with the love that we need to.

Love is the ultimate theme, but it's not just for women.

It is impossible to love and to be wise.

My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son.

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.

There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.

If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.

It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.

Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.

I love it when someone insults me. That means that I don't have to be nice anymore.

I believe in an America where millions of Americans believe in an America that's the America millions of Americans believe in. That's the America I love.

Girls we love for what they are young men for what they promise to be.

I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.

There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.

Young love is a flame very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

I'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant. A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen to be totally in love with myself.

What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.

Some white people hate black people, and some white people love black people, some black people hate white people, and some black people love white people. So you see it's not an issue of black and white, it's an issue of Lovers and Haters.

I love romance. I'm a sucker for it. I love it so much. It's pathetic.

I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.

I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.

If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.

And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.

I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.

Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking.

We do not judge the people we love.

I love blackjack. But I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi circle.

I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.

Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.

I always like to win. But I'm the big sister. I want to make sure she has everything, even if I don't have anything. It's hard. I love her too much. That's what counts.

Behold, my friends, the spring is come the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!

A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away!

You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit. It's one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.

All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner.

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.

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.

If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you're in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don't fall in love with people because they're fun. It just happens.

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.

I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.

Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.

Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.

Love is the most important thing in the world. Hate, we should remove from the dictionary.

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.

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

All brave men love for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.

How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them.

Love is the answer to everything. It's the only reason to do anything. If you don't write stories you love, you'll never make it. If you don't write stories that other people love, you'll never make it.

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

So long as we love, we serve so long as we are loved by others, I should say that we are almost indispensable and no man is useless while he has a friend.

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.

Music is what I breath, what I love to do. It keeps me alive.

Passion is momentary love is enduring.

To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.

I love you more than my own skin.

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

Love can do much, but duty more.

There are fathers who do not love their children there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.

Sex is a part of love. You shouldn't go around doing it unless you are in love.

Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?

I love to put on lotion. Sometimes I'll watch TV and go into a lotion trance for an hour. I try to find brands that don't taste bad in case anyone wants to taste me.

Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.

I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.

Love consists in giving without getting in return in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.

I don't know if I believe in love at first sight, but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we've been talking, I think that's really fun.

Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.

Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And - and we have bus loads of kids, who don't get to see those things. They come up sick children, and enjoy it.

A lot of women don't know how to love because there's deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.

What I am is how I came out. No one's perfect and you just have to accept your flaws and learn to love yourself.

A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them.

Marriage is not a noun it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

There is a courtesy of the heart it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.

If Jesus was here, do you think Jesus would show me any love? Do you think Jesus would love me?

I've only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.

Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.

It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

Adultery is the application of democracy to love.

When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected.

I'm a romantic, and we romantics are more sensitive to the way people feel. We love more, and we hurt more. When we're hurt, we hurt for a long time.

Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.

I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it.

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.

I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside, and I would have consummated a relationship that I couldn't necessarily believe in.

I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late start without me.

It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you're not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are.

Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.

I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.

Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all.

The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.

First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.

So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee.

The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, 'I was wrong'.

We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.

Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.

If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.

People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff.

True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you.

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.

Whenever you hear a man speak of his love for his country, it is a sign that he expects to be paid for it.

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.

Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion.

Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.

Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.

Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.

People everywhere love Windows.

Love is easy, and I love writing. You can't resist love. You get an idea, someone says something, and you're in love.

Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.

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.

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself all that runs over will be yours.

I say to people who care for people who are dying, if you really love that person and want to help them, be with them when their end comes close. Sit with them - you don't even have to talk. You don't have to do anything but really be there with them.

True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.

No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.

There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.

You don't walk away if you love someone. You help the person.

Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.

In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.

I love to hit people. I love to.

I'm getting a wrinkle above my eyebrow because I just can't stop lifting it, and I love that you know.

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.

There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.

It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.

The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous.

You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.

They're right to think that about me, because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans, I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that.

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.

Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.

Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love.

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.

When I sing, I feel like when you're first in love. It's more than sex. It's that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it's gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.

If a man is truly in love, the most beautiful woman in the world couldn't take him away. Maybe for a few days, but not forever.

Love is the river of life in the world.

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

It is with true love as it is with ghosts everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.

I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.

He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.

We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire.

When people are lame, they love to blame.

When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?

We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.

If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.

I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton assembly for bestowing upon me this incredible honor of citizenship. I am so proud to now be a part of such an extraordinary part of the world and fellow citizen to the people I deeply love and admire.

If you love something let it go free. If it doesn't come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.

I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy.

We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.

Love has its own time, its own season, and its own reasons from coming and going. You cannot bribe it or coerce it or reason it into staying. You can only embrace it when it arrives and give it away when it comes to you.

This love is silent.

Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

I really love idiot, enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.

I did not just fall in love. I made a parachute jump.

Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.

At the end of the day, you know, love does not happen between two perfect people as much as we would wish.

One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.

There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.

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

Any time not spent on love is wasted.

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Love is stronger than justice.

The crime of loving is forgetting.

Our first and last love is self-love.

Great thoughts come from the heart.

Self-love is the source of all our other loves.

Love has a tide!

The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.

Stolen kisses are always sweetest.

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.

Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.

The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.

The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.

Love is never wrong.

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Love comes unseen; we only see it go.

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable.

It's important for us to latch onto the people that we love.

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue; A string which hath no discord.

Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart.

Love is... never asking for more than you are prepared to give.

If you've got love you've got life, if you can love you can live.

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

Why should it be essential to love rarely in order to love much?

I believe in Liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine, and ride on the railroads, uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as they will in a kingdom of beauty and love.

We do not exist for ourselves alone, and it is only when we are fully convinced of this fact that we begin to love ourselves properly and thus also love others.

One thing you get from me is peace, love, and positivity.

I would rather die and come to Jesus Christ than be king over the entire earth. Him I seek who died for us; Him I love who rose again because of us.

I love going one-on-one with someone. That's what I do. I've never lost. It's a whole different game, just to have them right in front of you and be able to do whatever you want.

We write for the same reason that we walk, talk, climb mountains or swim the oceans - because we can. We have some impulse within us that makes us want to explain ourselves to other human beings. That's why we paint, that's why we dare to love someone - because we have the impulse to explain who we are.

Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.

Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.

Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?

You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.

It's either love or hate with me. People really can hate me.

The real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion's roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance.

I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I'm really good at email.

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.

You know how big love is? Love is big. love can hold anger; love can even hold hatred.

I really love Linkin Park, and I loved Chester Bennington, and it is horrible what happened to him. I grew up listening to him because my dad would make these mixtapes with a lot of different artists - Linkin Park, Avril Lavigne, The Beatles, Sarah McLachlan, I just really loved Linkin Park, and their production is really sick.

There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What's the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future? If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing.

When you get to a place where you understand that love and belonging, your worthiness, is a birthright and not something you have to earn, anything is possible.

I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.

Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed. Even if sickness distracts from thoughts, all that is needed is the will to love.

I've discovered that half the people would love to go into space and there's no need to explain it to them. The other half can't understand and I couldn't explain it to them. If someone doesn't know why, I can't explain it.

I'm attached to the beat. The beat speaks words. I love music.

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Love your neighbor as yourself; but don't take down the fence.

No one should be harassed or mistreated because of who they are, who they love, or what they believe.

A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I'm about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It's been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.

I don't know how to write love letters.

You've got to love what's yours.

I love to compete. That's the essence of who I am.

Our desires, be they spiritual or temporal, should be rooted in a love of the Lord.

Character is made of duty and love and sympathy, and, above all, of living and working for others.

Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.

If you don't love the Dodgers, there's a good chance you may not get into Heaven.

Truth that is not undergirded by love makes the truth obnoxious and the possessor of it repulsive.

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.

For those who love, nothing is too difficult, especially when it is done for the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Falling in love in high school and falling out of love - it's very digital. I've had breakups where they've called me to tell me we were done, and I've gotten a lot of text messages from an old girlfriend letting me know how she felt about me after we had ended everything.

It's not all fine and dandy, but a smile can go a long way. Show some love, be patient, and this world will be a much better place.

I grew up as a British kid - I went to school in London, roamed the streets of London - but having these interactions with my roots and going back to Ghana, I'm like, 'Yeah this is sick.' I love my country and my people, and the energy and vibes that they bring back. So I want to rep that and be a part of it.

Humans pull together in an odd way when they're in the wilderness. It's astonishing how few people litter and how much they help one another. Indeed, the smartphone app to navigate the Pacific Crest Trail, Halfmile, is a labor of love by hikers who make it available as a free download.

I love doing things that people say can't be done.

I love to win.

The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality.

Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished - these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.

See how these Christians love one another.

Love what you do. There's always going to be someone else who's smarter than you, but there's no substitute for passion. People who are passionate always work the hardest, and that sets them apart.

I live cinema and passionately love music, and my efforts in both these crafts are unfolding.

Wonder Woman, she's amazing. I love everything that she represents and everything that she stands for. She's all about love and compassion and truth and justice and equality, and she's a whole lot of woman.

You move forward through knowledge. You prevail through knowledge. I love the word 'prevail.' Prevail!

No one can ever prepare a parent for two things: the immeasurable love that comes with having a child; and the sorrow and confusion that comes when your child appears to learn in a different way from other children.

I love winning, and I love the challenge.

As far as I'm concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face.

Do not share your inventions with many; share them only with the few who understand and love the sciences.

There is nothing better than playing something on screen which you love doing.

Struggle happens when you do something which you don't love.

No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.

I'm going to make mistakes. I'm going to say things I may not understand have hurtful impact on people. I always call people to call me in, to educate me. And to love me enough and to see my contributions in a way that, when I become better, our country becomes better.

How can you go wrong with two people in love? If a good boy loves a good girl, good. If a good boy loves another good boy, good. And if a good girl loves the goodness in good boys and good girls, then all you have is more goodness, and goodness has nothing to do with sexual orientation.

I love that quiet time when nobody's up and the animals are all happy to see me.

People don't exist in a vacuum. They're a result of who raised them and who they love and who frustrates them.

It's tough, but I have to remember that this is my passion and what I love, and that's how I keep the nerves from kicking in.

What I really love about philosophers and psychologists is that they sound smart.

I love interviews, meeting fans, teaching workshops, giving speeches... all of it.

I love traveling, but I love the bum I married, and the bums I gave birth to, more. And the dogs. I love them, too.

I watched westerns when I was a kid, like everybody else, but I wasn't a total nerd or geek about it. I kind of fell in love with westerns heavily when I started watching Sergio Leone's westerns.

I really love yoga. I love the mindfulness of it, where not only are you exercising your body, but you're also building that mind/body connection as far as being aware of every movement - what your body's doing, how your body's feeling.

I love sad. Sadness makes you feel more than anything.

I love country music so much. I love all kinds of music. But when it comes down to it, I'm from East Tennessee, and country melodies and country songs have always just sliced me in the heart.

Photography is usually viewed as a solitary activity, but the truth of the matter is that people love to shoot together, compare notes, and just have fun with photography.

What I really love are acai bowls, with berries, granola, and so much honey.

Rock 'n' roll is good for the soul, for the well being, for the psyche, for your everything. I love it.

I love Wisconsin. It's a great place.

To me, I love real estate because you can feel it.

I love Wingfoot; I'm a member of Wingfoot. It's a great course.

There's always opposition when you do something big. I do many things that are controversial. When people see it, they love it!

God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: 'This is my country.'

Loving someone liberates the lover as well as the beloved. And that kind of love comes with age.

I love a Hebrew National hot dog with an ice-cold Corona - no lime. If the phone rings, I won't answer until I'm done.

I could fall in love with a sumo wrestler if he told stories and made me laugh. Obviously, it would be easier if someone was African-American and lived next door and went to the same church. Because then I wouldn't have to translate.

The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.

I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth.

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.

I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.

Encouragement to all women is - let us try to offer help before we have to offer therapy. That is to say, let's see if we can't prevent being ill by trying to offer a love of prevention before illness.

Human beings love poetry. They don't even know it sometimes... whether they're the songs of Bono, or the songs of Justin Bieber... they're listening to poetry.

Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.'

Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won't buy. It bought me a house but it won't buy me a home. It would buy me a companion but it won't buy me a friend.

Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.

Mad or glad, Mr. Reagan is head over heels in love with Mrs. Reagan and can't even imagine a world without her - He loves her.

I love eating chocolate cake and ice cream after a show. I almost justify it in my mind as, 'You were a good boy onstage and you did your show, so now you can have some cake and ice cream.'

Doing stand-up is like running across a frozen pond with the ice breaking behind you. I love it because it's dangerous.

People love me. And you know what, I have been very successful. Everybody loves me.

People are so shocked when they find... out I am Protestant. I am Presbyterian. And I go to church, and I love God, and I love my church.

If you love what you do, if you love going to the office, if you really like it - not just say it, but really like it - it keeps you young and energised. I really love what I do.

I love Neil Young. And he loves me! We have a great relationship.

First and foremost, I'm a real estate person. And that's what I love the most.

I wouldn't mind a little bow. In Japan, they bow. I love it. Only thing I love about Japan.

Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.

I love to go to the zoo. But not on Sunday. I don't like to see the people making fun of the animals, when it should be the other way around.

What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind.

I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife.

O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.

The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love.

Eliminate the need to be liked. Replace it with the intention to be of service, whether to others, something you believe in, or your highest self.

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

Perhaps the biggest mistake I made in the past was that I believed love was about finding the right person. In reality, love is about becoming the right person. Don't look for the person you want to spend your life with. Become the person you want to spend your life with.

The nice thing about self-love is that it's hardly ever unrequited.

On reflection, one of the things I needed to learn was to allow myself to be loved.

I love people. I love my family, my children... but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up.

Comparison is an act of violence against the self.

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Love measures our stature: the more we love, the bigger we are. There is no smaller package in all the world than that of a man all wrapped up in himself.

Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.

And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

Friendship with one's self is all important, because without it one can not be friends with anyone else in the world.

The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.

We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small.

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

From where we are there is always a path toward love. What takes discipline is continually choosing that path.

I work very hard, and I play very hard. I'm grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the lover of it. I live it.

Work without love is slavery.

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

Where there is love, there is pain.

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

If you risk love, you risk sadness and frustration. But who says life was all about having fun all the time?

Perhaps you'll fail. Perhaps it will hurt. Perhaps you'll be depressed. But it will be worth it.

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by love. Hatred which is completely vanquished by love, passes into love; and love is thereupon greater, than if hatred had not preceded it.

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.

One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.

Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it.

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

To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love in others only what they lend him, their own selves, their version of him.

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.

The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.

Learn the lesson and move on. Holding a grudge is like playing with fire: you'll burn yourself eventually.

Experience is how life catches up with us and teaches us to love and forgive each other.

A life lived without forgiveness is a life lived in the past.

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.

The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.

He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us.

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

Love is the only gold.

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.

Love is boundary-less.

True love is knowing a person's faults, and loving them even more for them.

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.

Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.

Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.

Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.

Love is the beauty of the soul.

This day, I vow to myself to love myself, to treat myself as someone I love truly and deeply - in my thoughts, my actions, the choices I make, the experiences I have, each moment I am conscious, I make the decision I love myself.

To love unconditionally requires no contracts, bargains, or agreements. Love exists in the moment-to-moment flux of life.

Earth's the right place for love. I don't know where it's likely to go better.

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each others dreams, we can be together all the time.

But one of the attributes of love, like art, is to bring harmony and order out of chaos, to introduce meaning and affect where before there was none, to give rhythmic variations, highs and lows to a landscape that was previously flat.

Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.

Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen?

A religious awakening which does not awaken the sleeper to love has roused him in vain.

You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; and just so, you learn to love by loving. All those who think to learn in any other way deceive themselves.

If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning.

In reality, in love there is a permanent suffering which joy neutralizes, renders virtual, delays, but which can at any moment become what it would have become long earlier if one had not obtained what one wanted, atrocious.

Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.

Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.

We need not think alike to love alike.

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

He wants to put his story next to hers.

The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.

Through you, I realised that life gave me everything.

We are the leaves of one branch, the drops of one sea, the flowers of one garden.

Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

Come out of the circle of time. And into the circle of love.

I want to do things so wild with you that I don't know how to say them.

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That's what I hope to give you forever.

Love is my religion ” I could die for that ” I could die for you. My creed is love and you are its only tenet.

I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.

I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason that makes it feel so flawless.

I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.

I want to be your favorite hello and hardest goodbye.

I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.

Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Love is sharing your popcorn.

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.

By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

My wife gets all the money I make. I just get an apple and clean clothes every morning.

Honesty is the key to a relationship. If you can fake that, you're in.

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.

Every day I fall more in love with you. Except on those days where you really piss me off.

When you're in love, it's the most glorious two-and-a-half days of your life.

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?

Love is the answer, but while you are waiting for the answer sex raises some pretty good questions.

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

The more you create, the more you're alive, the happier you are.

Have you ever been so focused that you forgot time? That's what you should do more of.

When all your desires are distilled, you will cast just two votes: To love more, and be happy.

The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people.

Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

Life is a quest and love a quarrel. Edna St.

If you have love in your life it can make up for a great many things you lack. If you don't have it, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the Exponent of earth.

Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer.

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.

Once we recognize what it is we are feeling, once we recognize we can feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that kind of joy.

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

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life.

Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

This is my beloved and this is my friend.

It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more affection I have for them. Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say.

True friendships ask for nothing in return that's why I call them the perfect love.

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.

Tell me who admires and loves you. And I will tell you who you are.

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.

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

You like to respect and admire someone whom you love, but actually, you love even more the people who require understanding and who make mistakes and have to grow with their mistakes.

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person they are almost indistinguishable.

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

We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us.

Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.

There is hardly a more gracious gift that we can offer somebody than to accept them fully, to love them almost despite themselves.

We don't need sugar, flour or rice or anything else. We just want to see our dear ones.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

She remembered who she was and the game changed.

It can take a long time to know yourself, your fears and your desires, but once you'll do, magic will happen.

You are the only one in the world with those traits and those experiences. Accept them totally because that weirdness is what the world actually need.

Self-care is never a selfish act ” it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.

Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.

Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you.

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Create something that only you can do.

If you truly love your work, you'll do whatever it takes to master it. If you master it, you'll change the world.

Love must be learned, and learned again and again; there is no end to it.

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.

Whoso loves, believes the impossible.

You are enough.

The first duty of love is to listen.

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age.

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.

The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

You call it madness, but I call it love.

Love yourself. Then forget it. Then, love the world.

True love stories never have endings.

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

Him that I love, I wish to be free - even from me.

In the end we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing.

Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.

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.

I wish I had done everything on Earth with you.

It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.

Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever - only, nothing is eternal.

Every thing that you love, you will eventually lose, but in the end, love will return in a different form.

Knowing, understanding and accepting yourself is your first step to everything you want in life.

We must love one another or die.

Love is the product of how you respond ... Love is showing your partner they're safe, you'll catch them if they fall, and you'll drop everything if they need you. Love is unconditional. Love doesn't keep score.

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

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

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profundity. Kindness in giving creates love.

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

Love all, trust a few.

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

You look amazing. I'm so lucky.

Love is often the fruit of marriage.

You make me want to be a better man.

It doesn't matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.

We must be our own before we can be another's.

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

All you need is love.

You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, love like you'll never be hurt, sing like there's nobody listening, and live like it's heaven on earth.

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.

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.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

We can only learn to love by loving.

If you don't love yourself who will?

Saying no to others sometimes means saying yes to yourself.

If you care enough, you will find a way.

To love is, first of all, to accept ourselves as we actually are.

Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

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

Givers need to set limits because takers rarely do.

Be with someone who is proud to have you.

No one is you and that is your super power.

In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.

Love does not die easily. It is a living thing.

The more the soul knows, the more she loves, and loving much, she tastes much.

You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.

If you can't stop thinking about it, it's a good thing. It means you're alive.

Some call it passion, motivation, madness, foolishness, intuition, inspiration. Others don't care at all and just do it because of that small voice inside.

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.

The minute I heard my first love story - I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere - they're in each other all along.

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Patience is the mark of true love. If you truly love someone, you will be more patient with that person.

Close your eyes, take your time and listen. What does your heart says?

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.

Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Love as a power can go anywhere. It isn't sentimental. It doesn't have to be pretty, yet it doesn't deny pain.

Love her, love her, love her! If she favours you, love her. If she wounds you, love her.

There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing.

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.

A source of trouble is our unruly minds. We can counter that by developing a warm heart. We need to effect an inner transformation, to understand that love and affection are a real source of joy.

In a true partnership, the kind worth striving for, the kind worth insisting on, and even, frankly, worth divorcing over, both people try to give as much or even a little more than they get. 'Deserves' is not the point. And 'owes' is certainly not the point. The point is to make the other person as happy as we can, because their happiness adds to ours. The point is - in the right hands, everything that you give, you get.

I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was.

'Light! Give me light!' was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.

Just in case you have forgotten today: You matter. You are loved. You are worthy. You are magical.

To love is to burn, to be on fire.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

To love is risky. Not to love is foolish.

I know of no greater happiness than to be with you all the time, without interruption, without end.

Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.