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  • 1. Symphony of Love A Timeless Collection of Love Quotes Boon Kiat Chua
  • 2. Symphony of Love The website address is: www.symphonyoflove.net This Edition 2006 © Boon Kiat Chua 2006 The email address: bkchua@symphonyoflove.net Boon Kiat Chua asserts the moral right to be identified as the author of this work All Rights Reserved. You can print any page of this book for personal use. You do not have the rights to resell without the prior written permission of the author. You can pass this Ebook to you family and friends for free but if you think the author deserves the credit for the time and effort compiling and creating this work, do send them to the website address above.
  • 3. To my beloved father, Chua Ngak Chua, who passed away on March 29, 2006 and to my loving mother, Tan Juay Eng.
  • 4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Symphony of Love has been a special project, brought to fruition through the perseverance, effort and moral support from some very special people. I am deeply grateful to my family and friends who have been giving me moral support throughout this project. It made me believe that in dreams and in love, nothing is impossible. I express special thanks: - to Wen Liang Chay for agreeing to help me with the editing of this Ebook at such short notice, for providing valuable advice and for suggesting a great title for this Ebook. - to Hong Lee Toh, Leong Soon Poh, Chia Kian Chye, Ken Oh & his wife Yi On Chan for the moral support along the way. - to Victor Sim for the many valuable lessons and advice on the internet, which made this project possible in the first place. - to Siew Kiat Chan for the last minute advice on the web page. - to Iris Ho and Jocelyn Lim for agreeing to look through the book and website even before it gets online. - and most of all, to my wonderful parents, Chua Ngak Chua and Tan Juay Eng for their patience, love and guidance from day one; to my brother Boon Howe Chua and my sister Wan Yi Chua & her good husband Kee Hong and their three beautiful children, Yong Ling, Yong Li and Yong Chuan. Thank you to all for helping make this happen.
  • 5. The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. -- Helen Keller
  • 6. Symphony of Love A Timeless Collection of Love Quotes Boon Kiat Chua
  • 7. The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. -- Mother Teresa
  • 8. We can do no great things; only small things with great love. -- Mother Teresa
  • 9. The greatest science in the world; in heaven and on earth; is love. -- Mother Teresa
  • 10. It is not how much you do, but how much Love you put into the doing that matters. -- Mother Teresa
  • 11. Love is repaid by love alone! -- Mother Teresa
  • 12. I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. -- Mother Teresa
  • 13. If you judge people, you have no time to love them. -- Mother Teresa
  • 14. Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own home. Give love to your children, to a wife or husband, to a next-door neighbor. -- Mother Teresa
  • 15. Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand. -- Mother Teresa
  • 16. Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other--it doesn’t matter who it is-- and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other. -- Mother Teresa
  • 17. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. -- Mother Teresa
  • 18. Intense love does not measure, it just gives. -- Mother Teresa
  • 19. What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. -- Mother Teresa
  • 20. If you think well of others, you will also speak well of others and to others. From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. If your heart is full of love, you will speak of love. -- Mother Teresa
  • 21. It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our own home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. -- Mother Teresa
  • 22. Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. -- Mother Teresa
  • 23. My wife is as handsome as when she was a girl, and I...fell in love with her; and what is more, I have never fallen out. -- Abraham Lincoln
  • 24. Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? -- Abraham Lincoln
  • 25. The laws of gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. -- Albert Einstein
  • 26. How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? -- Albert Einstein
  • 27. When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it's only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it's two hours. That's relativity. -- Albert Einstein
  • 28. The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love. As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There's nothing wrong with tough love, as long as the love is unconditional. -- American President George W. Bush
  • 29. Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. -- William Shakespeare
  • 30. Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love. -- William Shakespeare
  • 31. Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds. -- William Shakespeare
  • 32. If thou remember not the slightest folly into which loves hast made thee run, thou hast not loved. -- William Shakespeare
  • 33. But love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit; for if they could, Cupid himself would blush to see me thus transformed to a boy. -- William Shakespeare
  • 34. If music be the food of love, play on. -- William Shakespeare
  • 35. “Shall I compare thee to a summer day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate ... When in eternal lines to time thou growst, So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.” -- William Shakespeare
  • 36. Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support... -- William Shakespeare
  • 37. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eye, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. -- William Shakespeare
  • 38. The courses of true love never did run smooth. -- William Shakespeare
  • 39. So dear I love him that with him, all deaths I could endure. Without him, lives no life. -- William Shakespeare
  • 40. To me, fair friend, you never can be old, for as you were when first your eyes I eyed, such seems your beauty still. -- William Shakespeare
  • 41. Doubt that the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love. -- -- William Shakespeare
  • 42. Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies. -- Oscar Wilde
  • 43. Where there is no exaggeration there is no love, and where there is no love there is no understanding. -- Oscar Wilde
  • 44. Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays. -- Oscar Wilde
  • 45. Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other. -- Oscar Wilde
  • 46. To give and not expect return, that is what lies at the heart of love. -- Oscar Wilde
  • 47. 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. -- Elbert Hubbard
  • 48. Life in abundance comes only through great love. -- Elbert Hubbard
  • 49. We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present. -- Marianne Williamson
  • 50. At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding. -- Norman Maclean
  • 51. Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • 52. If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever. -- Winnie the Pooh
  • 53. The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. -- Helen Keller
  • 54. When one door of happiness closes, another opens: but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. -- Helen Keller
  • 55. As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. -- Helen Keller
  • 56. Sweet are the words of Love, sweeter his thoughts: Sweetest of all what Love nor says nor thinks. -- Richard Garnett
  • 57. My love, you know you are my best friend. You know that I’d do anything for you And my love, let nothing come between us. My love for you is strong and true. -- Sarah McLachlan
  • 58. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. -- Lao Tzu
  • 59. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. -- Lao Tzu
  • 60. In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes. -- Elizabeth Ashley
  • 61. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. -- Aristotle
  • 62. My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. -- Sir Winston Churchill
  • 63. Nothing spoils the taste of peanut butter like unrequited love. -- Charlie Brown
  • 64. Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence. -- Vincent Van Gogh
  • 65. Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. -- Vincent Van Gogh
  • 66. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. -- Buddha
  • 67. The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care. And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings. -- Buddha
  • 68. Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -- Buddha
  • 69. Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. -- Saint Augustine
  • 70. Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. -- Saint Augustine
  • 71. Love is not just looking at each other; it's looking in the same direction. -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • 72. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • 73. True love begins when nothing is looked for in return. -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • 74. 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 withering, of tarnishing. -- Anais Nin
  • 75. To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others. -- Francois Mauriac
  • 76. Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit. -- Alexandre Dumas
  • 77. Love is the best medicine, and there is more than enough to go around once you open your heart. -- Julie Marie
  • 78. Love the heart that hurts you, but never hurt the heart that loves you. -- Vipin Sharma
  • 79. True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. - Jason Jordan
  • 80. Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object? -- Confucius
  • 81. Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. -- W. H. Auden
  • 82. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. -- Henry Van Dyke
  • 83. Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 84. Love is always bestowed as a gift - - freely, willingly, and without expectation ... We don’t love to be loved; we love to love. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 85. Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 86. The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 87. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 88. Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 89. Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means. -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 90. Relish love in your old age! Aged love is like aged wine; it becomes more satisfying, more refreshing, more valuable, more appreciated and more intoxicating! -- Leo Buscaglia
  • 91. True love never lives happily ever after - true love has no ending. -- K. Knight
  • 92. Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking for each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. -- Amy Bloom
  • 93. Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner. -- Amy Bloom
  • 94. Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. -- Franklin P. Jones
  • 95. Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. -- Alexander Smith
  • 96. In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things. -- Marcel Proust
  • 97. What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us. -- Marcel Proust
  • 98. In his younger days a man dreams of possessing the heart of the woman whom he loves; later, the feeling that he possesses the heart of a woman may be enough to make him fall in love with her. -- Marcel Proust
  • 99. People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature as insignificant as the comma bacillus. -- Marcel Proust
  • 100. Life is the flower for which love is the honey. -- Victor Hugo
  • 101. A compliment is like a kiss through a veil. -- Victor Hugo
  • 102. Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love. -- Victor Hugo
  • 103. The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable. -- Victor Hugo
  • 104. The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved. -- Victor Hugo
  • 105. Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age. -- Jeanne Moreau
  • 106. The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you. -- Brandan Behan
  • 107. In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. -- Janos Arnay
  • 108. Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice. -- Nora Roberts
  • 109. If you would be loved, love and be lovable. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • 110. He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • 111. I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • 112. Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • 113. In love of home, the love of country has its rise. -- Charles Dickens
  • 114. A loving heart is the truest wisdom. -- Charles Dickens
  • 115. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. -- Charles Dickens
  • 116. Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart. -- Charles Dickens
  • 117. It is better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not. -- Andre Gide
  • 118. I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in hand, along a sun-warmed, flower-bordered path. -- Andre Gide
  • 119. The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty, and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is a sort of Divine accident. -- Sir Hugh Walpoe
  • 120. Never let a problem to be solved becomes more important than a person to be loved. -- Barbara Johnson
  • 121. Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache. -- Mae West
  • 122. A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one. -- Mae West
  • 123. To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another. -- G.W. Von Leibnitz
  • 124. No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread. -- Robert Burton
  • 125. Love isn't just for the smart or talented, but for all the animals God created. -- Sarah Wonders
  • 126. We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage. -- Albert Camus
  • 127. Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. -- Carl Jung
  • 128. The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. -- Carl Jung
  • 129. Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. -- Lucille Ball
  • 130. In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others. -- Andre Maurois
  • 131. Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied. -- Mark Twain
  • 132. Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. -- Mark Twain
  • 133. To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. -- Mark Twain
  • 134. Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. -- Mark Twain
  • 135. The essence of romantic love is not the company of a lover but the pursuit. -- Andrew Sullivan
  • 136. I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • 137. 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. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • 138. Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • 139. Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another’s heart, or its flame burns low. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • 140. And what’s romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything As You Like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it’s always daisy-time. -- D.H. Lawrence
  • 141. Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair. -- C.S. Lewis
  • 142. 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
  • 143. The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • 144. I know of only one duty, and that is to love. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • 145. First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • 146. Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • 147. We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 148. There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From it springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 149. Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 150. That is the true season of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will love in the same way after us. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 151. There is no remedy for love but to love more. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • 152. 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. -- George Washington
  • 153. The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. -- Theodore M Hesburgh
  • 154. Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • 155. Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • 156. The sound of a kiss is not as loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  • 157. Love is needing to be loved. -- John Lennon
  • 158. Love means having to say you're sorry every fifteen minutes. -- John Lennon
  • 159. Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. -- David Grayson
  • 160. 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. -- James Baldwin
  • 161. Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. -- James Baldwin
  • 162. The trick is to love somebody.... If you love one person, you see everybody else differently. -- James Baldwin
  • 163. All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 164. Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never. -- Charles Caleb Colton
  • 165. Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. -- Kahlil Gibran
  • 166. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. -- Kahlil Gibran
  • 167. And think not you can guide the course of love. For love, if it finds you worthy, shall guide your course. -- Kahlil Gibran
  • 168. If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were. -- Kahlil Gibran
  • 169. It's your unlimited power to care and to love that can make the biggest difference in the quality of your life. -- Anthony Robbins
  • 170. To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. -- Donald Laird
  • 171. In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged. -- Hans Nouwens
  • 172. 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. -- Bertrand Russell
  • 173. Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life. -- Joseph Conrad
  • 174. Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.’ -- Erich Fromm
  • 175. To love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. -- Erich Fromm
  • 176. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love. -- Erich Fromm
  • 177. Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves. -- Blaise Pascal
  • 178. The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. -- Blaise Pascal
  • 179. Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. -- Josh Billings
  • 180. Why be something to everybody when you can be everything to somebody? -- G. K. Chesterton
  • 181. Love means loving the unlovable - or it is no virtue at all. -- G. K. Chesterton
  • 182. The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. -- G. K. Chesterton
  • 183. Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. -- H L Mencken
  • 184. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. -- Robert Lee Frost
  • 185. One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. -- Sophocles
  • 186. If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? -- Lily Tomlin
  • 187. Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. -- Marcus Aelius Aurelius
  • 188. We need not think alike to love alike. -- Francis David
  • 189. There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 190. Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 191. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 192. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 193. To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say and to finish without knowing what you have written. -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • 194. True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away. -- Alicia Barnhart
  • 195. The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one; yet the life of a whole life die when love is done. -- Francis William Bourdillon
  • 196. Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position. -- Christopher Marlowe
  • 197. Make me immortal with a kiss. -- Christopher Marlowe
  • 198. Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. -- Christopher Marlowe
  • 199. The greatest pleasure of life is love. -- William Temple
  • 200. I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. -- George Burns
  • 201. All's fair in love and war. -- Francis Edwards
  • 202. I can live without money, but I cannot live without love. -- Judy Garland
  • 203. Who so loves believes the impossible. -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 204. The giving of love is an education in itself. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 205. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 206. Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle. -- Crystal Middlemas
  • 207. Love is like a mustard seed; planted by God and watered by men. -- Muda Saint Michael
  • 208. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. -- George Sand
  • 209. Love's always a little lonely in the beginning. -- Sir Douglas
  • 210. When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. -- Dr. John Gray
  • 211. You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world. -- David Levesque
  • 212. Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this. -- Stephen Packer
  • 213. Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. -- Jules Renard
  • 214. When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out. -- Elizabeth Bowen
  • 215. Love is energy of life. -- Robert Browning
  • 216. Take away love, and our earth is a tomb. -- Robert Browning
  • 217. Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be. -- Robert Browning
  • 218. We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together. -- Brian Andres
  • 219. Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. -- Francois Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
  • 220. Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful. -- Daniel Monroe Tuttle
  • 221. Love is the idler's occupation, the warrior's relaxation, and the sovereign’s ruination. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
  • 222. Love is not blind - It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less. -- Will Moss
  • 223. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • 224. Where there is love, there is life. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • 225. Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • 226. Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. -- Peter Ustinov
  • 227. The first duty of love--is to listen. -- Paul Tillich
  • 228. If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • 229. The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive. -- O. A. Battista
  • 230. Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it. -- Woody Allen
  • 231. The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end. -- Benjamin Disraeli
  • 232. We are all born for love... it is the principle existence and it's only end. -- Benjamin Disraeli
  • 233. I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't. -- Bill Cosby
  • 234. I never saw so sweet a face. As that I stood before. My heart has left its dwelling place … and can return no more. -- John Clare
  • 235. When you're comfortable with someone you love, the silence is the best. -- Britney Spears
  • 236. When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults. -- Elizabeth Cameron
  • 237. Love rarely overtakes; it mostly comes to meet us. -- Wilhelm Stekel
  • 238. To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world. -- Bill Wilson
  • 239. Love isn’t blind; it just only sees what matters. -- William Curry
  • 240. Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away. -- Dorothy Parker
  • 241. If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them. -- Christopher Morley
  • 242. Love is something you can’t describe like the look of a rose, the smell of the rain, or the feeling of forever. -- Kristen Kappel
  • 243. Love is when you look into someone’s eyes, and see everything you need. -- Kristen Kappel
  • 244. Love is not needing a snooze button on your alarm clock because when it goes off the first time in the morning the thoughts of your loved one make it impossible to fall back asleep. -- Natasha Harris
  • 245. The best things in life can never be kept; they must be given away. A Smile, a Kiss, and Love. -- Tony Farrar
  • 246. Our true identity is to love without fear and insecurity. Our higher potential finds us when we set our course in that direction. The power of love and compassion transforms insecurity. -- Doc Childre
  • 247. It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words. -- T.S. Eliot
  • 248. In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love? -- Igor Stravinsky
  • 249. Love is a sign from the heavens that you are here for a reason. -- J. Ghetto
  • 250. The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return. -- Unforgettable with Love by Natalie Cole
  • 251. Love never claims it ever gives. -- Mohandas K. Gandhi
  • 252. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever. -- Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • 253. ...A simple I love you means more than money... -- Frank Sinatra
  • 254. 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 become as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. -- Bruce Lee
  • 255. If I know what love is, it is because of you. -- Herman Hesse
  • 256. 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. -- Honore de Balzac
  • 257. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. -- Thomas Fuller
  • 258. For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. -- Ivan Panin
  • 259. The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart. -- Josiah G. Holland
  • 260. Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto. -- Lope de Vega
  • 261. Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away; and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart. -- Robert Sexton
  • 262. The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it...you and you alone make me feel that I am alive...Other men, it is said, have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. -- George Moore
  • 263. In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. -- Mignon McLaughlin
  • 264. ... See there's this place in me where your fingerprints still rest, your kisses still linger, and your whispers softly echo. It's the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me. -- Gretchen Kemp
  • 265. Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one. -- John Keats
  • 266. I love you, not only for what you are, But for what I am when I am with you. -- Roy Croft
  • 267. What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes... -- Elizabeth Barret Browning
  • 268. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach... -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 269. To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. -- David Viscott
  • 270. To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. -- William M. Thackeray
  • 271. 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
  • 272. Fear and love can never be experienced at the same time. It is always our choice as to which of these emotions we want. -- Gerald Jampolsky
  • 273. I only want to love once, but I want to love everybody for the rest of my life. -- Lauren Ford
  • 274. If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself. -- Barbara de Angelis
  • 275. If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don't have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it's not enough. -- Ann Landers
  • 276. If you wish the world to become loving and compassionate, become loving and compassionate yourself. -- Gary Zukav
  • 277. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. -- Dalai Lama
  • 278. 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
  • 279. The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love. -- Henry Miller
  • 280. You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get. -- Robert Collier
  • 281. The greatest possession we have costs nothing, it's known as love. -- Brian Jett
  • 282. You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love. -- Henry Drummond
  • 283. Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. -- Jean Anouilh
  • 284. Real love is feeling like being a part of that person’s life almost isn’t enough. It’s more like a feeling that you would live in the same skin with them if you could and share every thought, heart beat, and emotion as one. -- Rod Cannon
  • 285. Love is when you look into someone’s eyes and see their heart. -- Jill Petty
  • 286. A friend’s Love says: If you ever need anything, I’ll be there. True Love says: You’ll never need anything; I’ll be there. -- Jimi Hollemans
  • 287. Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell. -- Joan Crawford
  • 288. Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health has vanished. -- Og Mandino
  • 289. Accept the things to which fate binds you and Love the people with whom fate brings you together but do so with all your heart. -- Marcus Aurelius
  • 290. The Eskimos have 52 words for snow because it is so special to them; there ought to be as many for love! -- Margaret Atwood
  • 291. As you continue to send out love, the energy returns to you in a regenerating spiral... As love accumulates, it keeps your system in balance and harmony. Love is the tool, and more love is the end product. -- Sara Paddison
  • 292. There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • 293. We forgive to the extent that we love. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • 294. Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • 295. At the first kiss I felt something melt inside me that hurt in an exquisite way. All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish, all the secrets that slept deep within me came awake, everything was transformed and enchanted, and everything made sense. -- Herman Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund
  • 296. I look at you looking at me, Now I know why the best things are free, How you’ve changed my world You’ll never know, I’m different now, You’ve helped me grow. -- Angel of Mine, a song by Monica
  • 297. A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses. -- H.L. Mencken
  • 298. To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess. -- H.L. Mencken
  • 299. Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. -- Dr. Karl Menninger
  • 300. You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. -- Barbara DeAngelis
  • 301. Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. -- Barbara DeAngelis
  • 302. Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. -- Washington Irving
  • 303. Love is a thing, well, it’s kind of like quicksand: The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you’ve just got to fall. -- UB40
  • 304. Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other. -- Felix Adler
  • 305. I have learned not to worry about love; But to honor its coming with all my heart. -- Alice Walker
  • 306. Love is not a matter of counting the years...But making the years count. -- Michelle St. Amand
  • 307. The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them.... -- Michelle Hammersley
  • 308. Let the world stop turning, let the sun stop burning, let them tell me loves not worth going through. If it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, the only dream that mattered had come true ...In this life I was loved by you. -- Bette Midler
  • 309. What the heart gives away is never gone ...It is kept in the hearts of others. -- Robin St. John
  • 310. Love, you know, seeks to make happy rather than to be happy. -- Ralph Connor
  • 311. How wrong it is for those who love, not to express their love. -- Salmon P. Chase
  • 312. The first great step is to like yourself enough to pick someone who likes you, too. -- Jane O'Reilly
  • 313. We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh. -- Agnes Repplier
  • 314. A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. -- Ingrid Bergman
  • 315. We can only learn to love by loving. -- Iris Murdoch
  • 316. Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life. -- Jean Paul Richter
  • 317. People need loving the most when they deserve it the least. -- John Harrigan
  • 318. Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. -- Louise Hay
  • 319. This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess. -- Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 320. True love isn't so much a dreamy feeling that you have as it is an enduring commitment to give sacrificially--even, or perhaps especially, when you don't feel like it. -- William R. Mattox, Jr.
  • 321. There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter. -- Mortimer Adler
  • 322. The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence. -- Albert Ellis
  • 323. The porcupine, whom one must handle gloved, may be respected, but is never loved. -- Arthur Guiterman
  • 324. Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl. -- Stephen Leacock
  • 325. Love makes of the wisest man a fool, and of the most foolish woman, a sage. -- Moritz J. Saphir
  • 326. I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it. -- Kyle Schmidt
  • 327. Love is like PI - natural, irrational, and very important. -- Lisa Hoffman
  • 328. You need a heart which is in love, not an easy life, to achieve happiness. -- J. Escriva
  • 329. To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up. -- Ogden Nash
  • 330. To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written. -- Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • 331. Never frown because you never know who might be falling in love with your smile. -- Justine Milton
  • 332. There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs. -- Barbara Howar
  • 333. Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it. -- Helen Rowland
  • 334. When it’s cold & dark at night, and we’re alone together, I long to take you in my arms, and cuddle you forever. -- Purple Ronnie
  • 335. Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack. -- Mary Roberts Rhinehart
  • 336. Love is the delusion that one man or woman differs from another. -- Henry Louis Mencken
  • 337. Love, true love, is that which can give the most without asking or demanding anything in return. -- Mazie Hammond
  • 338. You know you've found love when you look in their eyes and find yourself. -- Monique Patton
  • 339. Love... What is love? Love is to love someone for who they are, who they were, and who they will be. -- Chris Moore
  • 340. Each morning as I awaken, you are the reason I smile, you are the reason I love. -- Jerry Burton
  • 341. 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. -- When Harry Met Sally, Movie
  • 342. I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not. -- Robert G. Ingersoll
  • 343. Think lovingly, speak lovingly, act lovingly, and every need shall be supplied. -- James Allen
  • 344. 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
  • 345. Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful. -- Stacie Cunningham
  • 346. That is the best - to laugh with someone because you think the same things are funny. -- Gloria Vanderbilt
  • 347. Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few. -- George Jean Nathan
  • 348. Friends will keep you sane, Love could fill your heart, a lover can warm your bed, but lonely is the soul without a mate. -- David Pratt
  • 349. Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person that loves you enough chance to love you enough. -- Dinah Shore
  • 350. I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it. -- City of Angels
  • 351. Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear. -- Unknown
  • 352. The secret of love is seeking variety in your life together, and never letting routine chords dull the melody of your romance. -- Unknown
  • 353. What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. -- Unknown
  • 354. Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, its what you are expected to give — which is everything. -- Unknown
  • 355. If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand. -- Unknown
  • 356. Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, and then you must forget the rules and play from your heart. -- Unknown
  • 357. You don’t marry someone you can live with - you marry the person whom you cannot live without. -- Unknown
  • 358. It's so funny how we set qualifications for the right person to love, while at the back of our minds we know that the person we truly love will always be an exception. -- Unknown
  • 359. You will know when you really love someone when you want him to be happy even if his or her happiness means you are not a part of it. -- Unknown
  • 360. Every step I took since the moment I could walk was a step towards finding you. -- Unknown
  • 361. Love? It's kind of complicated, but I'll tell you this... the second you're willing to make yourself miserable to make someone else happy, that's love right there. -- Unknown
  • 362. The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss. -- Unknown
  • 363. The rule of unconditional love; it is in the giving that you make the other person realize. -- Unknown
  • 364. Lucky is the man who is the first love of a woman, but luckier is the woman who is the last love of a man. -- Unknown
  • 365. There would come a time when we have to stop loving someone not because that person started hating us but because we found out that they'd be happier if we let them go. -- Unknown
  • 366. The spaces between our fingers were created so that another person's fingers could fill them in. -- Unknown
  • 367. It doesn't take a reason to love someone, but it does to like someone. You don't love someone because you want to; you love someone because you are destined too. It's because you fall in Love with them, that you then try to find a reason, but you always come up with the answer, No reason! -- Unknown
  • 368. There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart ... pursue those. -- Unknown
  • 369. If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred plus one day, so I never leave you alone. -- Unknown
  • 370. I love you more today than I did yesterday, but not as much as I will tomorrow. -- Unknown
  • 371. Wind is to fire like distance is to love; it extinguishes the small and enflames the great. -- Unknown
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