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Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.

Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.
Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.
Love, while you are able to love.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists. When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Love is not blind -- it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Whether life is worth living depends on whether there is love in life.
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 rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
If you wish to be loved; Love!
Love bears it out even to the edge of doom.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.
It is by loving and by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.
Never try to define love. Once defined love is confined. Once confined -- It dies.
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.
A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
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.
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.
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
Love does not just sit there, like a stone; it had to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?
Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.
I hold it true, whatever befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

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