Famous Quotes and Sayings

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

— Tammy Wynette

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

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

— Robert Browning

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

— Albert Ellis

The best proof of love is trust.

— Joyce Brothers

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

— Audrey Hepburn

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

— Edwin Louis Cole

The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.

— Honore de Balzac

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

— Victor Hugo

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

— Mother Teresa

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.

— Ferdinand Foch

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

— Anais Nin

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

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

— Alphonse de Lamartine

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

— Thomas Fuller

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

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is no limit to the power of loving.

— John Morton

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

— Charles Morgan

There is only one terminal dignity - love.

— Helen Hayes

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

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

— Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

— Robert Burton

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

— Bertrand Russell

To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.

— Henry Drummond

To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

— Alphonse de Lamartine

To say "I love you" one must first be able to say the "I".

— Ayn Rand

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

We loved with a love that was more than love.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Jean de la Bruyere

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

— Tom Robbins

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

— Pearl Bailey

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

— Emily Bronte

When love is not madness, it is not love.

— Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

— Willa Cather

Where there is love there is life.

— Mohandas Gandhi

Who so loves believes the impossible.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.

— Boethius

Who, being loved, is poor?

— Oscar Wilde

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.

— Joseph Conrad

You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.

— Werner Erhard

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.

— Henry Drummond

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

— Sarah Bernhardt

Woman like silent men, they think they are listening.

— Marcel Achard