Famous Quotes and Sayings
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.
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 very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
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 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
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 joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
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
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
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers
— George Orwell
Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top
— William Butler Yeats
I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers
— Robert Wyatt
I wanted to be successful, not famous
— George Harrison
I think it better that in times like these a poets mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right
— William Butler Yeats
I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash
— Anthony Hopkins
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech
— Henry David Thoreau
Frost is the most sophisticated of poets
— Peter Davison
Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil
— Henry Miller
As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum
— Jean Giraudoux
'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival
— Al Purdy
People love the beads. Everyone really loves to catch them
— Jerry Maher
People happy in love have an air of intensity
There is, in lovers, a certain infatuation of egotism they will have a witness of their happiness, cost that witness what it may
— Charlotte Bronte
Love is done when Love's begun,
But have Sages known?
Truth adjourn your Boon
— Emily Dickinson
Woman like silent men, they think they are listening.
— Marcel Achard