Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
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.
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.
There was a time, when I blamed my companion if his religion did not resemble mine. Now, however, my heart accepts every form....Love alone is my religion.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
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.
I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
One who has loved truly can never lose entirely.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgement of others.
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
I have seen only You, I have admired only You, I desire only You
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?
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.