Love quotes page 3
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
Love yourself so much that you don't depend on others to do it for you.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and
Love grows with obstacles.
What we have enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
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.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
What is love? Love is playing every game as if it's your last.
If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking.
The one is the shadow of the other.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
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.
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.
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.
Love reduces the complexity of living.
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
the benefit of the doubt.
Love only grows by sharing. You can only have
more for yourself by giving it away to others.
Love lives in palaces as well as in thatched cottages.
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.
Without love, we are birds with broken wings.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
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.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference. Perhaps this is why we always love madly
someone who treats us with indifference.