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.
Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want?
It's better to say too much, than never to say what you need to say again.
The flowering of love is meditation.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
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 the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
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?'
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
To fear love is to fear life, and those whose fear life are already three parts dead...
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
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.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.