A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
One who has loved truly can never lose entirely.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
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.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Who, being loved, is poor?
Women are made to be loved not understood.
Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved.