Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
All you need is love.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
For Love is Immortality.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
A simple I love you means more than money.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The best proof of love is trust.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Love is perfect kindness
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Love is friendship set on fire.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
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.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
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.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love knows no bounds.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.