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Love is when two people know everything about each other and are still friends. 

Mark Twain

People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.

The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that.

The Heart wants what it wants - or else it does not care

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

The best proof of love is trust.

The half-life of love is forever.

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.

The deeper the feeling, the greater the pain.

We are shaped and fashioned by those we love.

I would rather spend one life time with you than face all of the ages of this world alone.

J. R. R. Tolkien

We accept the love we think we deserve.

If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.

You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one.

You need Power only when you want to do something harmful, otherwise Love is enough to get everything done.

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

George Burns

However rare true love may be it is less so than true friendship.

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

Marilyn Monroe

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful.

Albert Schweitzer

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Mitch Albom

I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

Love can make even nice people do awful things.

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.

Thomas Merton

Have enough courage to trust love one more time. And always one more time.

Maya Angelou

Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

A lady's imagination is very rapid, it jumps from admiration to love from love to matrimony in a moment

Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile.

Mark Twain

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

Marcus Aurelius

You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.

Everything is clearer when you're in love.

If a thing loves it is infinite.

Love doesn't make the world go round, Love is what makes the ride worthwhile!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.

All you need is love.

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.

In order to be happy oneself it is necessary to make at least one other person happy.

Theodor Reik

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.

To love someone means to see him as God intended him.

Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.

If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.

Of all forms of caution caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.

If you love someone set them free. If they come back they're yours, if they don't they never were.

Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.

If you love somebody let them go, for if they return they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The more one judges the less one loves.

The only thing we never get enough of is love, and the only thing we never give enough of is love.

We love the things we love for what they are.

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

True love stories never have endings.

A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.

Kurt Vonnegut

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.

Andre Gide

Love is life. And if you miss love you miss life.

The way to know life is to love many things.

I wanna love you and treat you right. I wanna love you every day and every night.

The greatest distance in this world is not that between living and death, it is when I am just before you, and you don't know that I love you.

Rabindranath Tagore

Love sought is good but given unsought is better.

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

Hubert H. Humphrey

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.

Who, being loved, is poor?

You deserve love and you'll get it.

Love is eternal - the aspect may change, but not the essence. 

Love the life you live, live the life you love.

Bob Marley

Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another.

I've learned that no matter what happens or how bad it seems today life does go on and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Oh the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods.

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We live in the world when we love it.

Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?

Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

Dr. Seuss

He who wants to do good, knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gates open.

You can't buy love but you can pay heavily for it.

I love story songs because I've always loved books.

Dolly Parton

To love a thing means wanting it to live.


At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is FAITH there is LOVE, Where there is LOVE, there is PEACE, Where there is PEACE, there is GOD, Where there is GOD, there is BLISS.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

When love is not madness it is not love.

Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

Oscar Wilde

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.

I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?

Mother Teresa

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

Satchel Paige

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.

While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.

The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else you will have succeeded.

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.

There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.

The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.


Even when love isn't enough... somehow it is.

If music be the food of love, play on.

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, but to be loved by the one you love is everything.

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

Love is the strongest force the world possesses, yet it is the humblest imaginable.

I have so much in me, and the feeling for her absorbs it all; I have so much, and without her it all comes to nothing.

Life is one big road with lots of signs, So when you riding through the ruts, don't you complicate your mind: Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy! Don't bury your thoughts; put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!

If you would be loved love and be loveable.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.

This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you.

If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?

Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.

Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Love consists in this that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy. ... Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.

Love gives beauty to everything it touches.

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.

The love we give away is the only love we keep.

What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.

The course of true love never did run smooth.

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

To fear love is to fear life and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

Love is a better teacher than duty.

Love is space and time measured by the heart.

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.

Alcohol may be man's worst enemy but the bible says love your enemy.

It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.

I do love nothing in the world so well as you: is not that strange?

I sustain myself with the love of family.

If I loved you less I might be able to talk about it more.

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.

Dr. Seuss

I will love the light, for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness, because it shows me the stars.

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.

Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow’s dark array, – Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away.

Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born.

Kahlil Gibran

In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.

Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Goodness armed with power is corrupted, and pure love without power is destroyed.

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds, it dies of weariness of witherings of tarnishings.

Anais Nin

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

You can't blame gravity for falling in love.

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.

It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.

We loved with a love that was more than love.

Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force.

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves or rather loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

We are not actually equal - humanity - if we are not allowed to freely love one another.

Most people would rather give than get affection.

The real love is to love them that hate you, to love your neighbor even though you distrust him.

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go."

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.

I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love.

Hatred does not cease by hatred but only by love, this is the eternal rule.

Hate the sin, love the sinner.

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Love is a friendship set to music.

Joseph Campbell

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it - always.

Love all men without distinction, Know that mankind is a single community.

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

Do not seek to be loved at any price, because Love has no price.

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Let us not love by words alone, but let us love until it hurts.

One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.

The success of love is in the loving - it is not in the result of loving. 

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Real love is composed of ecstasy and agony.

Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.

Love is like a spice. It can sweeten your life - however it can spoil it too.

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not, nor would it be possessed: For love is sufficient unto love.

We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.

Paulo Coelho

You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his personal legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it’s because it wasn’t a true love… The love that speaks the language of the world.

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

Oscar Wilde

The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.

Chuck Palahniuk

You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.

You are, and always have been, my dream.

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.

Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.

Wayne Dyer

It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone... but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.

Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.

I am one who loved not wisely but too well.

If love be blind, it best agrees with night.

Good works are links that form a chain of 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.

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment.

What we need is love to guide and protect us on.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Love is when the soul starts to sing and the flowers of your life bloom on their own.

God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.

The most important thing in the world is family and love.

To be wise and love, exceeds man’s might.

I would not wish any companion in the world but you.

Love’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.

The woman is at the heart of the home. Let us pray that we women realize the reason for our existence: to love and be loved and through this love become instruments of peace in the world.

Mother Teresa

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

Mother Teresa

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.

Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

Mother Teresa

The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition.

Rabindranath Tagore

Love would never leave us alone.

Then I examined my own heart. And there you were. Never, I fear, to be removed.

Love is of all passions the strongest for it attacks simultaneously the head the heart and the senses.

No man is offended by another man’s admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.

Jane Austen

True love is like ghosts which everyone talks about and few have seen.

Love is like a child, that longs for everything it can come by.

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Oscar Wilde

My wealth is in my knowledge of self, love, and spirituality.

Muhammad Ali

Love is the answer but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.

Pain, loss and separation are inevitable on the path of love, and the only way of avoiding them is by deciding not to take that path at all. In order not to suffer, you have to renounce love. It was like putting out your own eyes in order not to see the bad things in life.

We hate nothing that exists, not even death, suffering and dying, does not horrify our souls, as long as we learn more deeply to love.

Herman Hesse

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

I love the movies, and when I go to see a movie that's been made from one of my books I know that it isn't going to be exactly like my novel because a lot of other people have interpreted it. But I also know it has an idea that I'll like because that idea occurred to me and I spent a year or a year and a half of my life working on it.

Stephen King

Swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb, lest that thy love prove likewise variable.

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred, it will be stilled by non-hatred - this is the law Eternal.

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Maya Angelou

The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.

Practice the vocabulary of love - unlearn the language of hate and contempt.

Jealously is always born with love, but it does not die with it.

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

Jane Austen

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

I saw some piglets suckling their dead mother. After a short while they shuddered and went away. They had sensed that she could no longer see them and that she wasn't like them any more. What they loved in their mother wasn't her body but whatever it was that made her body live.

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

Love is trembling happiness.

Kahlil Gibran

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one's whole life? Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such: Do not unto others what you would not they should do unto you.

I love the past. There are parts of the past I hate, of course.

Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it.


The honorary duty of a human being is to love.

Every heart sings a song incomplete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover everyone becomes a poet.

Absence - that common cure of love.

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight, it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.

Jean Paul

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.

Kahlil Gibran

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.

Napoleon Bonaparte

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

Mahatma Gandhi

In itself homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man, either a human being without feeling fear, restraint or obligation.

For anything worth having one must pay the price, and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.

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