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It takes courage to love but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love
generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut
themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore
shrink until life is a mere living death.
Eleanor Roosevelt

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens

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

If you want to be loved, be loveable.
English proverb

Overcome the devils with a thing called love.
Bob Marley

Love is a better master than duty.
Albert Einstein

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Mark Twain

With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt... because love is an
amazing feeling.
Britney Spears

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing
else can bring.
Oscar Wilde

Years of love have been forgot, in the hatred of a minute.
Edgar Allan Poe

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama

Man was born for love. If he hates, he was born in vain.
Jewish proverb

Let us fall in love again and scatter gold dust all over the world.
Mawlana Jalal-ad-Din Rumi

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of
goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt

The giving of love is an education in itself.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is
the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts. Love is the essential
reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in
ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us.
Marianne Williamson

People should fall in love with their eyes closed.
Andy Warhol

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray

If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just
like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all
Frank Sinatra

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are
expecting to give, which is everything.
Katharine Hepburn

With our love, we could save the world.
George Harrison

Love is an irresistible desire to be irrestibly desired.
Robert Frost

Love and leprosy: few escape.
Chinese proverb

Fall in love with yourself. Let your love express itself and the world will beat a path to your
door to fall in love with you.
Kamal Ravikant

Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is like war. Easy to begin but very hard to stop.
H. L. Mencken

Love a man, even in his sin, for that love is a likeness of the divine love, and is the summit of
love on earth.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

He who seeks ecstasy in love should not complain of suffering.
Kahlil Gibran

There is no disguise which can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where
it does not.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
William Somerset Maugham

You need a high degree of corruption or a very big heart to love absolutely everything.
Gustave Flaubert

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
Vincent van Gogh

Love does not choose the blade of grass on which it falls.
African proverb, Zulu

The object of love is not getting something you want but doing something for the well-being
of the one you love.
Gary Chapman

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

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