Love


The giving of love is an education in itself. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

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)

Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life. (Aphra Behn)

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. (Vincent Van Gogh)

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. (Mother Teresa)

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love. (Francis of Assisi)

If you would be loved, love, and be loveable. (Benjamin Franklin)

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. (Henry Drummond)

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. (Brendan Francis)

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

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. (Jiddu Krishnamurti)

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. (Anais Nin)

There is no remedy for love but to love more. (Henry David Thoreau)

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

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)

The way to know life is to love many things. (Vincent Van Gogh)

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. (H. L. Mencken)

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. (George Bernard Shaw)

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' (Erich Fromm)

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

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