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Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind."
It was once said that love is giving someone the ability to destroy you, but trusting them not to.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same kind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of literature and speech and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.
Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
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.
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love
Love cures people -- both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
It is by loving and by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Where there is love there is life.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
What you do not want others to do to you, do not do to others.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
The higher we rise, the more isolated we become; all elevations are cold.
Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.
Like two doomed ships that pass in storm we had crossed each other's way: but we made no sign, we said no word, we had no word to say.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Love is the beauty of the soul.
There's small choice in rotten apples.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we might win, by fearing to attempt.[Measure For Measure]
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore.

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