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Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.

A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life.
Love matches are made by people who are content, for a month of honey, to condemn themselves to a life of vinegar.
The only victory over love is flight.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
And you are to love those who are your aliens for you yourselves were aliens in Egypt. [Deuteronomy 10:19]
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear.
Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love. [The Song Of Solomon 2:5]
Love seeks no cause beyond itself and no fruit; it is its own fruit, its own enjoyment. I love because I love; I love in order that I may love.
Let no one believe that he has received the divine kiss, if he knows the truth without loving it or loves it without understanding it. But blessed is that kiss whereby not only is God recognized but also the Father is loved; for there is never full knowledge without perfect love.
We know that we have passed from death into life, because we love... [1 John 3:14]
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment. [Philippians 1:9]
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. [John 13:35]
Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. [Roman 13:9]
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. [I John]
Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. [I Corinthians]
Love is the fulfilling of the Law.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it--this is knowledge.
If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not be correct?
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, I shall today be uppermost.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not to others what thou wouldn't not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy -- and that is life.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes.
Love is the victim's response to the rapist.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.
Teach only love for that is what you are.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible -- it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
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.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy --yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.
We must love one another or die.
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our country because such affections come naturally to us and are good in themselves, although we may corrupt them. We are commanded to love our neighbor because our natural attitude toward the other is one of either indifference or hostility.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
Do you want to know a good way to fall in love? Just associate with all your pleasant experiences with someone, and disassociate from all the unpleasant ones.
Love is just a system for getting someone to call you darling after sex.
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.
If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.
When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Love is the river of life in the world.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Love is the beauty of the soul.
Love, and do what you like.
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.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
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.
Real love stories never have endings.
Not all of us have to possess earthshaking talent. Just common sense and love will do.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
There is hope for all of us. Well, anyway, if you don't die you live through it, day in, day out.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away.
Hope is a waking dream.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul -- and sings the tunes without the words -- and never stops at all.
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Such is hope, heaven's own gift to struggling mortals, pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things both good and bad.

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