What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love
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?'
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.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
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.
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
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.
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.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
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.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.