Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.
Love is not consolation. It is light.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
Who, being loved, is poor?
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself.