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Famous Quotes and Sayings

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

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

— Rupert Brooke

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 loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

— Thomas Carlyle

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 pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

— Thomas Aquinas

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

— Albert Ellis

There is only one terminal dignity - love.

— Helen Hayes

When love is not madness, it is not love.

— Pedro Calderon de la Barca

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

— Stendhal

Fortune and love favor the brave.

— Ovid

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

— Miguel de Unamuno

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.

— Leo Buscaglia

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.

— John Lennon

Love that is not madness is not love.

— Pedro Calderon de la Barca

The best proof of love is trust.

— Joyce Brothers

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

— Henry Van Dyke

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

— Willa Cather

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

— Honore de Balzac

Friendship is Love without his wings!

— Lord Byron

It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.

— Shirley MacLaine

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

— Peter Ustinov

Love is the foundation from which your decisions about your life should be made.

— Darren L. Johnson

Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.

— Khalil Gibran

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

— Audrey Hepburn

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

— Alfred Lord Tennyson

Where there is love there is life.

— Mohandas Gandhi

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.

— Charles Caleb Colton

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

— Mother Teresa

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

— Robert Frost

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

— Plato

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

— Barbara de Angelis

The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.

— Edwin Louis Cole

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

— Robert Burton

Who so loves believes the impossible.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

— C. S. Lewis

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

— Albert Einstein


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