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Quotations - Love


Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. ~ Rose Franken.

Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones. ~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves. ~ John Bulwer.

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars.

Love - a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker. ~ Author Unknown.

Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. ~ Kahlil Gibran.

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~ Mark Overby.

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert Heinlein.

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. ~ Eric Fromm.

Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. ~ Michael Leunig.

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict. ~ Rabindranath Tagore.

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

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.

We choose those we like; with those we love, we have no say in the matter. ~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

Who, being loved, is poor? ~ Oscar Wilde.

You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, she is beautiful because you love her. ~ Author Unknown.

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip. ~ Jonathan Carroll, "Outside the Dog Museum".