Famous Quotes and Sayings
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
— Theodor Adorno
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
— Zelda Fitzgerald
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
— Mother Teresa
To say "I love you" one must first be able to say the "I".
— Ayn Rand
You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.
— Werner Erhard
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
— Andre Breton
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
— Judy Garland
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
— H. L. Mencken
Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.
— Daniel S. Greenberg
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
— Paulo Coelho
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
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
— Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
— William Shakespeare
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
— Daphne Rae
Love conquers all.
Love is love's reward.
— John Dryden
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
— H. L. Mencken
People need loving the most when they deserve it the least.
— John Harrigan
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
— Ferdinand Foch
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
— Sarah Bernhardt
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
— George Eliot
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
— Rainer Maria Rilke
Love is metaphysical gravity.
— R. Buckminster Fuller
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
— John Ciardi
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
— William Congreve
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
— Anais Nin
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