- To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia (H.L. Mencken)
- “I” Feel safe in your arms i can’t live without “U” (Anonymous)
- Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself (Anonymous)
- The weirdest thing happened the other morning…I woke up with my tears in my eyes…And one rolling down on my cheek…And I knew I must have been dreaming of you again (Anonymous)
- Love is acceptance, when you love someone you take them into your heart, and that is surely why it hurts so much when we lose someone we love, because we lose part of ourselves (Anonymous)
- When love speaks it takes cautions (Anonymous)
- Love is a many splendid thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love! (the movie Moulin Rouge)
- Other men said they have seen angels,
But I have seen thee
And thou art enough. (G. Moore)
- I love you – those three words have my life in them. (Alexandrea to Nicholas III )
- What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
( Ralph Waldo Emerson)
- I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion -
I have shudder’d at it.
I shudder no more.
I could be martyr’d for my religion
Love is my religion
And I could die for that.
I could die for you.
( John Keats )
- When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973)
- Greatest thing you’ll ever learn
Is to love and be loved in return.
“Unforgettable with Love” by Natalie Cole
- It’s love that makes the world go round! W.S. GILBERT, Iolanthe
- I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach. ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, Sonnets from the Portuguese
- Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections, as leaves are to the life of trees. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots. NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, American Note-Books, Mar. 9, 1853
- Love — bittersweet, irrepressible — loosens my limbs and I tremble. SAPPHO, To Atthis
- Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. D.H. LAWRENCE
- Among the blessings of love there is hardly one more exquisite than the sense that in uniting the beloved life to ours we can watch over its happiness, bring comfort where hardship was, and over memories of privation and suffering open the sweetest fountains of joy. GEORGE ELIOT, Daniel Deronda
- Love is an alchemist that can transmute poison into food. CHARLES CALEB COLTON, Lacon
- 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 tarnishing. ANAIS NIN
- Almost all the time, you tell yourself you’re loving somebody when you’re just using them. CHUCK PALAHNIUK, Invisible Monsters
- Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense. HELEN ROWLAND
- Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and border and salute each other. RAINER MARIA RILKE, Letters to a Young Poet
- When one loves somebody everything is clear — where to go, what to do — it all takes care of itself and one doesn’t have to ask anybody about anything. MAXIM GORKY, How to Achieve Peace of Mind
- Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never. CHARLES CALEB COLTON
- As love is the most noble and divine passion of the soul, so is it that to which we may justly attribute all the real satisfactions of life, and without it, man is unfinished, and unhappy. APHRA BEHN, The Fair Jilt
- Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. BIBLE, Leviticus 19:18
- They do not love that do not show their love. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, The Two Gentlemen of Verona
- Love is jealous that any should come before her, or after. She would be all in all. If a man will trust her and live in her, he shall know all things. JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret
- Love–that divine fire which was made to light and warm the temple of home–sometimes burns at unholy altars. HORACE MANN, Thoughts
- Love will not serve those who do not live for her, and in her, and to whom she is not the breath of life. JENNETTE LEE, The Ibsen Secret
- Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret. APHRA BEHN, The Lover’s Watch, Four o’clock
- Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder. This disease is prevailent [sic] only among civilized races living under artificial conditions; barbarous nations breathing pure air and eating simple food enjoy immunity from its ravages. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than to the patient. AMBROSE BIERCE, The Devil’s Dictionary
- That feelings of love and hate make rational judgments impossible in public affairs, as in private affairs, we can clearly enough see in others, though not so clearly in ourselves. HERBERT SPENCER, The Study of Sociology
- Love is blind. GEOFFREY CHAUCER, The Canterbury Tales
- Love your enemies. BIBLE, Matthew 5:44
- Love is the wine of existence. When you have taken that, you have taken the most precious drop that there is in the cluster. HENRY WARD BEECHER, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit
- Man’s love is of man’s life a thing apart, ‘Tis woman’s whole existence. LORD BYRON, Don Juan
- We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack. MARIE VON EBNER-ESCHENBACH, Aphorism
- Love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure. HERMANN HESSE, Peter Camenzind
- Love fattens on smooth words. KATHARINE HEPBURN, Me: Stories of My Life