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Famous Quotes and Sayings

Famous Quotes and Sayings by people around the world about Life, Success, Friends and Love

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times.

— Rita Rudner

If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.

— Emmet Fox

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.

— James A. Baldwin

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

— Judith Viorst

Love is what you've been through with somebody.

— James Thurber

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.

— David Byrne

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.

— W. Somerset Maugham

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

— Lao Tzu

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.

— A. A. Milne

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is my religion - I could die for it.

— John Keats

Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.

— Andre Breton

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

— Tammy Wynette

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.

— Alphonse de Lamartine

We loved with a love that was more than love.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?

— Richard Bach

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.

— Michel de Montaigne

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

— Voltaire

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.

— W. Somerset Maugham

Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.

— Loretta Young

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

— Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

— Thomas Fuller

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

— Jean de la Bruyere

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

— Ingrid Bergman

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.

— Samuel Lover

If you want to be loved, be lovable.

— Ovid

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

— Eva Gabor

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

— Jose Ortega y Gasset

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

— Zora Neale Hurston

Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.

— Tammy Wynette

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

— Tom Robbins

A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.

— Cyrano de Bergerac

Do all things with love.

— Og Mandino

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you'.

— Erich Fromm

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

— George Bernard Shaw

Love is the beauty of the soul.

— Saint Augustine

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.

— Erich Segal

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is no limit to the power of loving.

— John Morton

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

— Pearl Bailey

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

— Rupert Brooke

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

— George Bernard Shaw

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

— Erich Fromm

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

— William Shakespeare

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

— Miguel de Unamuno

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.

— James A. Baldwin

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

— Robert Browning

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.

— Charles Morgan

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

— Emily Bronte

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

— Thomas Carlyle

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

— Judy Garland

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

— Euripides

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

— H. L. Mencken


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