The heart will turn to a prune if love is always by the numbers. How will you know if someone really loves you if they only meet your expectations and not your needs?
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
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
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.
Ultimately love is everything.
Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.
In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.
Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
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?
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.