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.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
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?
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
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.
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
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
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.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
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.
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.
Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
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.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
Love is like a flower-you've got to let it grow.