Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
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.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library.
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life's key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech
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.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
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.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
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.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
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.
Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.