We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
A woman should soften but not weaken a man.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
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.
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.
Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you
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.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.