"Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable."
– Wizard of Oz
"No, I don’t think I will kiss you, although you need kissing, badly. That’s what’s wrong with you. You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how."
– Rhett Butler, Gone with the Wind
"Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear."
– John Lennon
"And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make."
– Paul McCartney
"As long as you know most men are like children, you know everything."
– Coco Chanel
"You don't marry someone you can live with
– you marry the person who you cannot live without." – Unknown Author
"There is no remedy for love, but to love more."
"All time not spent on love is wasted."
“For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.”---Ranier Maria Rilke
“One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of Life:That word is love.”---Sophocles
“The love we give away is the only love we keep.”---Elbert Hubbard
“Out beyond right-doing and wrong-doing is a field. I’ll meet you there.”---Rumi
“The only rational act of a lifetime is love.”---Stephen and Ondrea Levine
"If you had a friend who talked to you like you sometimes talk to yourself, would you continue to hang around with that person?"---Rob Bremer
“It is true that the heart has its seasons, just as a flower opens to the sunlight and closes to the night. We need to be respectful of those rhythms. But we can’t close down for long. It is our true nature to have an open heart.”---Jack Kornfield
“The one who loves most wins.”---Barry Neil Kaufman
“People come to us all the time and say, ‘You know, if I’m going to be truthful, I’d have to say my heart’s open maybe two minutes a week.’ They’re really concerned, and we laugh—we almost swoon. We tell them, ’In this world, on this plane of suffering, it’s a miracle that the heart is open at all.’ But that it doesn’t happen all at once is good, because none of us, almost none of us, is prepared for the enormity of our great heart—we’d pass out.”---Stephen and Ondrea Levine
“Our society puts too much emphasis on finding someone who will love you; our culture focuses too much on being loved and not enough on being a loving person.”---Rabbi Harold Kushner
“In the end, the measure of our lives will be the sum total of the love that we have shared; of those selfless, loving moments that coalesce to define a life whose marrow and being is the expression of our birthright.”---Benjamin Shield
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' ---Erich Fromm
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” --Rumi
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. ---Aristotle
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. ---Orson Welles
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. ---Joseph Joubert
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ---Tom Robbins
If you want to be loved, be lovable. ---Ovid
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. ---Oscar Wilde
“Nothing teaches us how unloving we are like relationships do.”---Stephen and Ondrea Levine
Love does not dominate; it cultivates. ---Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. ---Voltaire
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. ---H. L. Mencken
“The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere.
They're in each other all along.” ---Rumi
Love is a friendship set to music. ---Joseph Campbell
The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving. ---Edwin Louis Cole
He is not a lover who does not love forever. ---Euripides
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few. ---George Jean Nathan
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are. ---Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Love is always being given where it is not required. ---E. M. Forster
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species. ---W. Somerset Maugham
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. ---Bob Hope
Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ---Robert Browning
We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving. ---Bernard Meltzer
Love conquers all. ---Virgil
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. ---Miguel de Unamuno
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. ---Zelda Fitzgerald
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic. ---Alphonse de Lamartine
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery. ---Fulton J. Sheen
We can only learn to love by loving. ---Iris Murdoch
We are most alive when we're in love. ---John Updike
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ---Ben Hecht
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. ---Jimi Hendrix
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. ---Martin Luther King, Jr.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. ---Charles M. Schulz
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. ---Maya Angelou
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. ---Buddha
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. ---Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. ---Maya Angelou
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. ---Thomas Merton
I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ---Rita Rudner
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ---Lao Tzu
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. ---Miguel Angel Ruiz
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.---Rumi