Top 510 Love Quotes

In this post, you will find great Love Quotes from famous people, such as Erich Fromm, Bryant H. McGill, Saint Basil, George Santayana, Trisha Paytas. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the pr

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
I just want people to know me and to love me, because I have no love.
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
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
If you wished to be loved, love.
Loving others always costs us something and requires effort. And you have to decide to do it on purpose. You can’t wait for a feeling to motivate you.
Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.
If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.
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 is like a faucet, it turns off and on.
Billie Holiday
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
In every living thing there is the desire for love.
Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Alexander Smith
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is 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.
Absence – that common cure of love.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to cr

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the ‘i’ of loving.
Cyrano de Bergerac
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.
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.
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.
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.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
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.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.
Choose your love, Love your choice.
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
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
True love, to me, is when she‘s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep.
Love is the only gold.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
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.
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.
One must not trifle with love.
Alfred de Musset
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
If music be the food of love, play on.
The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.
Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
Cesare Pavese
When the people you love are gone, you're alone.

When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
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.
Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.
I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
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.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
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.
Love is a better teacher than duty.
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.
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.
Cherish sunsets, wild creatures and wild places. Have a love affair with the wonder and beauty of the earth.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Whatever I am today is all because of the love and support I have received from the people of Haryana.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
Erich Segal
All love is lost but upon God alone.
William Dunbar
I don’t think I’ve had love at first sight. But, I’ve definitely had moments where I’ve seen a person, and I’m like, ‘Wow, there is something different about you, and I really want to get to know you.’
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.
If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Lawrence Durrell
Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
Gilbert Parker
I love driving cars, looking at them, cleaning and washing and shining them. I clean ’em inside and outside. I’m very touchy about cars. I don’t want anybody leaning on them or closing the door too hard, know what I mean?
Work hard, play hard, dream big, love loads, laugh as much as you can, and give back.
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.
We can only learn to love by loving.
The way to know life is to love many things.
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!
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gi

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
Werner Erhard
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
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.
A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
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.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
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
I have eclectic taste, and I love vintage style mixed with glamour and old world charm.
What force is more potent than love?
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 don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
No, there’s nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream.
Thomas Moore
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
I love commuting between languages just like I love commuting between cultures and cities.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Bruce Lee
Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everythinghealth, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
The things that we love tell us what we are.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.
I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.
Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Julius Gordon
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
There are never enough I Love You’s.
Lenny Bruce
I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.
Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.
If I’m not in love, if I’m not with a long-term companion, I cannot be happy.
Love, and do what you like.
To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
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.
Love is a hole in the heart.
If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
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.
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
Do what you love and the money will follow.
Marsha Sinetar
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.
Jimmy Dean
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
John Donne
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic successnone of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Theophile Gautier
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.
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.
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury

Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
Love is… never asking for more than you are prepared to give.
Kim Casali
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.
Amelia Barr
I’ll always love the time I spent making ‘Black and White.’
If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love.
The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard.
Chelsea Leyland
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
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.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.
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.
Our first and last love is self-love.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Great thoughts come from the heart.
Luc de Clapiers
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
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 tarnishings.
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.
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
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.
Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
Samuel Lover
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
You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
Anger begets more anger, and forgiveness and love lead to more forgiveness and love.
Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
Jenn Proske
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
Football is unconditional love.
Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?
There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in l

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
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 would be loved, love, and be loveable.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
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.
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.
For those who love, nothing is too difficult, especially when it is done for the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Madame de Stael
I’m very thankful to all my fans for their constant love and support. I am what I am because of their unconditional love.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
There is no love of life without despair of life.
Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.
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.
Using social media to hurt and destroy is callous, acted out by cowards hiding behind computers. My advice is to ignore negativity. Focus on the love around.
There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.
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.
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.
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.
The only love affair I have ever had was with music.
Maurice Ravel
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
What I try to tell young people is that if you come together with a mission, and its grounded with love and a sense of community, you can make the impossible possible.
I am so grateful for all the love and support I’ve had from people around the world.
As you get older, the cliches of life ring true. It’s the simple things that matter most: your family, the people you love, your health and sanity.
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.
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The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.
Say what you will, ‘tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
William Congreve
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.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
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.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
We are born of love; Love is our mother.
To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
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.
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.
I have dreams of becoming a professional pastry chef and having a little bakery – that’s how much I love baking. I love to cook in general, but my heart lies in desserts.
Kim Barnouin
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.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
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 feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Love alone could waken love.
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.
Love, hope, fear, faith – these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
Torquato Tasso
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.
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.
To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
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.
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
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Marc Chagall
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
Christopher Marlowe
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
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Leigh Hunt
Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
I love my mother and father. The older I get, the more I value everything that they gave me.
Love is stronger than justice.
Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
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.
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.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.
Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Charles M. Schulz
When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.

He is not a lover who does not love forever.
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.
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.
Eventually, my eyes were opened, and I really understood nature. I learned to love at the same time.
For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
Marie de France
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.
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.
I love the rain. It’s my favorite weather.
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.
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God’s love and the love of God.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Pearl Bailey
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.
I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.
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.
The truth is that love smashes into your life like an ice floe, and even if your heart is built like the Titanic you go down.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Brad Henry
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.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.
Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
Bruce Lee
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I’m really good at email.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature -

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.
The eyes those silent tongues of love.
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
True love stories never have endings.
I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Love is blind.
Geoffrey Chaucer
Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Aphra Behn
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney
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.
Do you love me because I’m beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?
Oscar Hammerstein II
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
It’s important for us to latch onto the people that we love.
Connie Stevens
The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.
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.
You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.
I love sleep; it’s my favorite.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
Andre Breton
If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.
One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.
Karl A. Menninger
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
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.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His p

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
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
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.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.
Peter Porter
Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.
All mankind love a lover.
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
It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead, you’re made for life.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Paul Tillich
But love’s a malady without a cure.
To love beauty is to see light.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
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.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
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.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
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.
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.
Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.
Francis Beaumont
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love.
Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.
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.
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
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.
Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battl

Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth.
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
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.
Ultimately love is everything.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
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
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.
The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
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.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
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.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Love the giver more than the gift.
Brigham Young
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.
Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.
Truman Capote
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
To love is to act.
The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
I still love to do the old songs. I know some people don’t.
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what mak

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
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.
Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
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 a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Fulton J. Sheen
I feel extremely honoured and humbled that people are showing me so much love. My fans have stood by me through thick and thin, and I think this love is what makes my concerts house-full.
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.
Torquato Tasso
Love comes unseen; we only see it go.
Henry Austin Dobson
Money can’t buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
Christopher Marlowe
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God’s love and the love of God.
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!
William Allen White
I believe in true love, and I believe in happy endings. And I believe.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
I love black and white and very simple and classic clothes.
You just have to be true to yourself and do what you love to do.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
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
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 like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
Tammy Wynette
What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.
Sinclair Lewis
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.
You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.
Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and t

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.
The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
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.
People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you.
If you’ve got love you’ve got life, if you can love you can live.
Kim Casali
All love is lost but upon God alone.
William Dunbar
We all need each other.
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.
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.
Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.
Anne Campbell
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.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Friendship is Love without his wings!
If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
Henry Drummond
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
It is very easy to love alone.

It is very easy to love alone.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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.
It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.
Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
Andre Breton
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.
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.
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
Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
Katharine Lee Bates
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Come dress yourself in love, let the journey begin.
Francesca da Rimini
Trust is the first step to love.
Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.
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.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.
Madame de Stael
I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.
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.
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.
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.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.
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.
Give me love and work – these two only.
A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.
I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect.
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.
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.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
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.
If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and 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.
We are most alive when we’re in love.
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.
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.
I have learnt one thing in life: that if you love someone, you have to accept that person with his/her flaws.
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
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.