Love Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Love Quotes from famous persons: George Sand, Jennifer Lopez, Deirdre O’Kane, Mahavira, Drake. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Love Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
George Sand
I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.
Work hard, play hard, dream big, love loads, laugh as much as you can, and give back.
Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love.
Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.
Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will?
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don’t lose the passion and the love for what you do.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
e. e. cummings
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
You just have to be true to yourself and do what you love to do.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Madame de Stael
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.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
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.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I’m really good at email.
You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.
That best portion of a man‘s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
Arthur Rimbaud
I still love to do the old songs. I know some people don’t.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
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.
If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Marc Anthony
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.
Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challengemeet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.
Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
Torquato Tasso
We loved with a love that was more than love.
When you love someone and care about them, you want what’s best for them, and it’s always the hardest thing to realize maybe you aren’t what’s best for them, how hard you try.
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life.
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
I am lucky that my in-laws are incredibly special people and I love them dearly. My father-in-law is an extraordinary man and my mom-in-law a beautiful and brave woman.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Absence – that common cure of love.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry.
Erich Segal
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.
Love is always being given where it is not required.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Aphra Behn
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.
Great thoughts come from the heart.
Luc de Clapiers
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Lawrence Durrell
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man‘s love.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. 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. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Love is energy of life.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
We’ll love you just the way you are if you’re perfect.
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.
Torquato Tasso
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
Sam Levenson
The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.
You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s.
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
Bob Hope
Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I will always be in your heart, and if you hate me, I will be in your mind.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
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.
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don’t start measuring her limbs.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Choose your love, Love your choice.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
There is no love that is not an echo.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
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.
Love without conversation is impossible.
True love – that is, deep, abiding love that is impervious to emotional whims or fancy – is a choice. It’s a constant commitment to a person regardless of the present circumstances.
Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
I love not man the less, but Nature more.
We’re all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.
I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.
I love the rain. It’s my favorite weather.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Marc Chagall
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
Antonio Porchia
I love everything that’s old, – old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
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.
Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
Barbara Pym
If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.
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.
Ricardo Montalban
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
To love beauty is to see light.
There is no love of life without despair of life.
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.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
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.
There are never enough I Love You’s.
Lenny Bruce
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.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.
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.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
I believe in true love, and I believe in happy endings. And I believe.
Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.
Francis Beaumont
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 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.
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.
True love bears all, endures all and triumphs!
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
May my soul bloom in love for all existence.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that’s it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.
Joan Chen
I love playing under pressure. In fact, if there’s no pressure, then I’m not in the perfect zone.
Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.
Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.
No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen
Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.
The minute you decide to do what you love to do, you have made a life plan for yourself and a career choice.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Fulton J. Sheen
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.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
I’m a people lover. I love interacting with different people as I meet them, and I think people are one of God’s greatest creations, I really do. They’re interesting and intriguing.
Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
Zane Grey
When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
Virginia Satir
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.
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.
Theodore Dreiser
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.
Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
Tammy Wynette
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
I am blessed to be surrounded by the people I love. I thank them for their patience and grace.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
You can criticize me. You can crucify me. You can love me. You can hate me. Just don’t make the mistake of calling me inauthentic, because you’d be a damn liar.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
For myself, personally, I am never really aware of timing or anything because I am passionate about what I do, so I have found that if you really love what you do, then time flies.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
If no pain, then no love. If no darkness, no light. If no risk, then no reward. It’s all or nothing. In this damn world, it’s all or nothing.
Life is short but love your loved ones. Love them, kiss them every day because you don’t know what’s going to happen.
If you want to be loved, be lovable.
The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.
Thomas Beecham
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.
A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
Don’t forget to love yourself.
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.
One must not trifle with love.
Alfred de Musset
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
I am so grateful for all the love and support I’ve had from people around the world.
Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you love me.’ It’s love for no reason, love without an object.
To love is to act.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect.
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Surround yourself with good people who encourage and love you. There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.
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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
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.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.
The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them.
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God’s love and the love of God.
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God’s love and the love of God.
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.
Trust is the first step to love.
I’m having fun. I’m being myself. I’m doing what I love. That’s all that matters.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.
Lawrence Durrell
I’m very, very lazy. I love to sit in a chair and look out the window and do nothing.
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.
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Roger de Rabutin
There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.
When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.
Helen Hunt Jackson
Give me love and work – these two only.
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.
Come dress yourself in love, let the journey begin.
Francesca da Rimini
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Muriel Spark
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
I love those connections that make this big old world feel like a little village.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
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.
William Arthur Ward
I love sleep; it’s my favorite.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.
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.
I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
Alphonse de Lamartine
When young people fall in love, they start to understand my music.
Jose Jose
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person’s thoughts.
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
I’ll always love the time I spent making ‘Black and White.’
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
The more people love you, the more there’s going to be people that hate you.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
Tomorrow’s not promised. You may love someone; you may have a grudge because of something that they did to you, and it was unfair, but life’s not fair. Life is very short, so clean up your grudges. Let’s not hold them.
Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
Robert Burton
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’
If you’ve got love you’ve got life, if you can love you can live.
Kim Casali
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man’s bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they’re not well manicured, you’ve got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don’t want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.
Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
St. Jerome
Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.
Jimmy Dean
My people are my people. They love me and I love them. I would not be here without them.
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody‘s watching.
Satchel Paige
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
You don’t have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
Cesare Pavese
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
But love’s a malady without a cure.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.
Love is pure and true; love knows no gender.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
Miguel de Unamuno
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.
Amelia Barr
In every living thing there is the desire for love.
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!
It’s definitely a privilege to be able to do what you love to do; it’s not something that everyone gets to do, so I feel really good about that.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven‘t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Love conquers all.
If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.
We all need each other.
Money can’t buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
Christopher Marlowe
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
Erich Segal
If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Pearl Bailey
Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.
Karl A. Menninger
You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.
Ho Chi Minh
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Amelia Earhart
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
I love commuting between languages just like I love commuting between cultures and cities.
I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
James Herriot
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
Henry Van Dyke
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
Aphra Behn
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.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
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.
Love alone could waken love.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
Werner Erhard
True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.
Sadhu Vaswani
Love and a red rose can’t be hid.
Thomas Holcroft
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Charles M. Schulz
I want to be judged by who I am, not what I am. I mean, I am Johnny Weir. Judge me the way you see me, love me the way you see me, hate me the way you see me.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken.
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.
Love is friendship set on fire.
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Brad Henry
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.
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.
Love comes unseen; we only see it go.
Henry Austin Dobson
Say what you will, ‘tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
William Congreve
To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’
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.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child‘s world. Love of books is the best of all.
There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
If you wished to be loved, love.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
I know what motivated you was not just a political campaign. It was your love of our country.
Alan Nunnelee
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Marc Chagall
Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney
Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all – the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
Corita Kent
People protect what they love.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Compatibility is an achievement of love; it shouldn’t be its precondition.
I love shifting between being super cute and aggressive. It’s funny.
Music is love in search of a word.
Sidney Lanier
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
Christopher Marlowe
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.
Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
I love my mother and father. The older I get, the more I value everything that they gave me.
It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
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.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
I love the unknown, and any day that I get to experience someplace new is a good day.
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
Emily Bronte
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
Love is a great beautifier.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Who, being loved, is poor?
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Life in abundance comes only through great love.
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
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.
Natalie Clifford Barney
With our love, we could save the world.
For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
John Donne
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.
Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds.
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
Do what you love and the money will follow.
Marsha Sinetar
Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.
Gilbert Parker
Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.
Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
Samuel Lover
I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Ferdinand Foch
I fell in love with the Maldives. It’s a beautiful place!
Tridha Choudhury
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
My father is Italian, and I never met my paternal grandparents. The family name was ‘Caroselli’ and it was changed in the mid ’50s. I think they wanted to assimilate, which was pretty common, although I love the name ‘Caroselli.’
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
Jack Layton
I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ’s true love and forgiveness.
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.
Learn how to treat your vegetables with the love and kindness that they deserve.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
I want to love. I want to enjoy life.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
Ray Stannard Baker
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.
Love, and do what you like.
Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.
I have, like, a playlist with all my favourite songs on it. Sadie’s Playlist is the soundtrack of my life. ‘Wonderwall’ by Oasis, ‘Under The Bridge’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers, TLC, ‘Waterfalls’ – I love the ’90s.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder.
Charles Morgan
Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
The eyes those silent tongues of love.
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
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.
Gwendolyn Brooks
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
Just do what you love. This is what I am doing.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
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.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
There is no person that love cannot heal; there is no soul that love cannot save.
The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars‘ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.
In a sense I portray myself in a very androgynous way, and I love androgyny.
Any time not spent on love is wasted.
Torquato Tasso
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation – what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
Love is… never asking for more than you are prepared to give.
Kim Casali
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it’s a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes.
The things that we love tell us what we are.
Ultimately love is everything.
It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead, you’re made for life.
Love has a tide!
Helen Hunt Jackson
I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
Love is blind.
Geoffrey Chaucer
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.
William Law
Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.
Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
Gilbert Parker
Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.
Truman Capote
I love my boys. I love watching them growing up. I love seeing them develop, and I’m always looking forward to seeing what they’re going to become and what they’re going to be interested in later in life.
I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in.
To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.
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.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
I think when we truly love something, we get the same true love in return.
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.
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
Whatever I am today is all because of the love and support I have received from the people of Haryana.
Life is a game and true love is a trophy.
You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.
Alain Badiou
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
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.
Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
Aphra Behn
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.
You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.
Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart.
Thomas Shadwell
Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
Love is love’s reward.
Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman’s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
We can only learn to love by loving.
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 difficult for everyone; everyone has bad days. Everyone has trouble in their life, because it doesn’t matter how rich you are: Sickness and trouble and worry and love, these things will mess with you at every level of life.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
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.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
Lope de Vega
For each of us, life is a journey. Heavenly Father designed it for us out of love. Each of us has unique experiences and characteristics, but our journey began in the same place before we were born into this world.
Do you love me because I’m beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?
Oscar Hammerstein II
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
Understand that everybody has their own struggles, regardless of whether you can see it or not. Just surround yourself with the people who love you, and know you’re not really alone.
Molly Tarlov
I believe everyone should be equal, and we should all love and support each other and express ourselves the way we want to express ourselves and be whoever we want. That’s my motto.
For those who love, nothing is too difficult, especially when it is done for the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
I was adored once too.
Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
Nelson Rockefeller
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
John Donne
Love is a friendship set to music.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.
Love is a better teacher than duty.
I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.
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!
Oscar Hammerstein II
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
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.
Helen Hayes
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
David Frost
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.
From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there’s nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
Hilaire Belloc
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
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.
The only love affair I have ever had was with music.
Maurice Ravel
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.
My beauty icon is the love between my mother and father.
We love because it’s the only true adventure.
We didn’t take Charlize Theron seriously until she did ‘Monster‘ and became physically ugly. I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
I am overwhelmed by the love showered on me by my fans.
My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what’s keeping my head above the water.
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
Peter Porter
Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.
Dwight L. Moody
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
May Sarton
Love is a serious mental disease.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.
Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that’s as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all – humanity was wounded by the genocide.
Immaculee Ilibagiza
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
A good youth ought to have a fear of God, to be subject to his parents, to give honor to his elders, to preserve his purity; he ought not to despise humility, but should love forbearance and modesty. All these are an ornament to youthful years.
Love who you want to love. Life is short. Nobody’s going to hate you for it.
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
Zelda Fitzgerald
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Sarah Bernhardt
Proper love should be utterly supportive and comfortable, and it feels like a raincoat or a jacket potato.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Benjamin Britten
Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.
They do not love that do not show their love.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
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.
Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’
Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.
True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you.
Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.
Anne Campbell
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Ingrid Bergman
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?’
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
Barbara Pym
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
Henry Drummond
Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
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.
Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.
Marla Gibbs
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
We are born of love; Love is our mother.
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.
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.
The journey from teaching about love to allowing myself to be loved proved much longer than I realised.
Love is the only gold.
Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself.
Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Julius Gordon
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
I believe it’s so important to love life, enjoy it for its small moments and live without regrets – life is so unpredictable.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Eva Gabor
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
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.
Thomas Moore
Everyone feels like family and I am back in the city that I love.
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.
I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.
A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone.
Love has no age, no limit; and no death.
John Galsworthy
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Alphonse de Lamartine
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
I have my flaws, but I embrace them and I love them because they’re mine.
Do all things with love.
I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.
But love’s a malady without a cure.
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
Greg Anderson
We do not judge the people we love.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.
I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.
I’m learning to accept myself. I’m still in the process of learning to love who I am. And it’s been really refreshing and really nice to be able to do that and be okay. I think my fans have brought that out in me.
Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.
But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.
Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
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.
John Ciardi
There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.