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Things base and vile, holding no quantity, love can transpose to form and dignity.
William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to
stand again.
Albert Einstein

Love yourself so much that you don't depend on others to do it for you.
Farrah Gray

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

Love grows with obstacles.
German proverb

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

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred
darkens life; love illuminates it.
Martin Luther King Jr.

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.
Wayne Dyer

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

Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Ambrose Bierce

What is love? Love is playing every game as if it's your last.
Michael Jordan

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.
Cher

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
Rabindranath Tagore

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we
shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history
of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

A man is only as good as what he loves.
Saul Bellow

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

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking.
The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Jung

Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
Mortimer Adler

Love is the only freedom in the world because it so elevates the spirit that the laws of
humanity and the phenomena of nature do not alter its course.
Kahlil Gibran

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
G. K. Chesterton

No fate is worse than a life without love.
Mexican proverb

If you've ever really loved anybody, then you know what true love means. It means that you
love them more than you love yourself. If you truly love someone, your love sees past their
humanness. It embraces their whole being, including past wrongs and current shortcomings.
It is like the unconditional love of a mother.
Michael A. Singer

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
H. L. Mencken

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them
to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
Thomas Merton

Love reduces the complexity of living.
Anais Nin

A man's highest happiness is found in the bestowal of benefits on those he loves; love finds
its most natural and spontaneous expression in giving. The man who has nothing to give
cannot fill his place as a husband or father, as a citizen, or as a man.
Wallace D. Wattles

If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should kiss a pretty girl, always give her
the benefit of the doubt.
Thomas Carlyle

Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.
Brian Tracy

Love lives in palaces as well as in thatched cottages.
Japanese proverb

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Sir Peter Ustinov

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.
Helen Keller

Without love, we are birds with broken wings.
Mitch Albom

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
William James

It is easy to love people when they smell good, but sometimes they slip into the manure of
life and smell awful. You must love them just as much when they smell foul.
Wayne Dyer

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference. Perhaps this is why we always love madly
someone who treats us with indifference.
Cesare Pavese

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