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. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love for water, but should we not pity him.
Henry David Thoreau
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do????
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed .
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I will love you forever, he thought. I am lying, he thought, and this time he was right.
Orson Scott Card
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
But they love each other. Isn't that what love means? That you're supposed to be there for the other person to turn to, no matter what?
In love there are no friends everywhere where there is a pretty woman hostility is open.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life is more than love and pleasure,I came to dig for treasure.If you want to play, you gotta pay,You know it's always been that way.We all came digging for treasure.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
He loved her, as you can only love someone who is an echo of yourself at your time of deepest sorrow.
Suffering occurs when we want other people to love us in the way we imagine we want to be loved, and not in the way that love should manifest itself--free and untrammeled, guiding us with its force and driving us on.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return...
If music be the food of love, play on.
You could have anything else in the world. and you asked for me.
That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning.
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
Love is the foolishness of men, and the wisdom of God.
After making love to this girl she started crying, I said Are you going to hate yourself in the morning, No I hate myself now.
Love is merely a madness; and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do; and the reason why they are not so punish'd and cured is that the lunacy is soordinary that the whippers are in love too.
Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear .
Maybe there's something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters.
Love is a contradiction.
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
I needed to choose between the one thing that really filled m thoughts-my love for that woman-and losing my freedom and all the choices that the future promised me. To be honest, the decision was easy.-Lukas Jessen-Petersen
There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding. The happiness of a married man depends on the people he has not married. One should always be in love - that's the reason one should never marry.
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
My mother... she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.
Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange.
They ought to find out how to vaccinate for love, like smallpox.
Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines.