Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
This is the true measure 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 ever love in the same way after us.
I am not sure exactly what Heaven will be like. But I do know that when we die and if comes the time for God to judge us, He will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' Rather He will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?'
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
It is good to love many things, for therein lies strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done with love is well done.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Men's vows are women's traitors!
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
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.
When you love you should not say, God is in my heart, but rather, I am in the heart of God. and think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.