You belong where you're loved.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Even after all this time the sun never says to the Earth, "You owe me." Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky.
Never love anything so much that it possesses you.
I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Short + Love quotes ⇑Short Quotes
In the state of love, no matter what you do, it's going to be good
Love gives without expecting anything in return
I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.
True love cannot be bought. To receive love, one must give it freely, without any condition
The greater the love, the greater the tragedy when it's over.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Man needs intellect, but intellect must be tempered with love.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Love makes you a liar.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
Life + Love quotes ⇑Life Quotes
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
When I look in the mirror, I know I'm looking at someone who isn't sure she deserves to be loved at all.
When in a relationship, a real man doesn't make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.
Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.
All you can do in life is- be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.
When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
Heart + Love quotes ⇑Heart Quotes
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me. That's what I'd hoped to give you forever
Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
What does the brain matter compared with the heart?
May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.
Sexual gratification alone does not satisfy the heart; without real love, the heart will remain hollow.
Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
Do what you love, love what you do, and with all your heart give yourself to it.
Every lover is, in his heart, a madman, and, in his head, a minstrel.
Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines.
Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it.
What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination.
I'm the kind of boy that can fall in love with any girl because I love with the heart, not the eyes.
If I were rain, That joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch, Could I join two hearts as well?
If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life. Even if you can't get together with that person.
Inspirational + Love quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.
If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you won't give up. If you give up, you're not worthy.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Love is the absence of judgment.
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings
I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.
Don't think about making life better for other people who don't even deserve you, rather, focus on making your life the best, for yourself and those who love you.
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.
Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.
You are not weak. You are not indecisive. You are strong. Fierce. Capable beyond measure.
In this world, it is too common for people to search for someone to lose themselves in. But I am already lost. I will look for someone to find myself in.
Romantic + Love quotes ⇑Romantic Quotes
I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.
"You could have had anything else in the world, and you asked for me." She smiled up at him. Filthy as he was, covered in blood and dirt, he was the most beautiful thing she'd ever seen. "But I don't want anything else in the world."
I'll fight it. I'll fight it for you. Don't you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I'm okay. I'll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.
And I'm supposed to sit by, while you date boys and fall in love with someone else, get married...? And meanwhile, I'll die a little bit more every day, watching.
You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.
And when her lips met mine, I knew that I could live to be a hundred and visit every country in the world, but nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever.
Remember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
And I wondered if love was too weak a word for what he felt, what he'd done for me. For what I felt for him.
I didn't want to kiss you goodbye - that was the trouble - I wanted to kiss you good night - and there's a lot of difference.
You were the sun, and I was crashing into you.
I mean, at the end of the day, what the hell does it matter who I end up with if it can't be you?
I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.
Relationship + Love quotes ⇑Relationship Quotes
Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. It's just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Tonight I can write the saddest lines- I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.
There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.
When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
Love doesn't mean anything if you're not willing to make a commitment, and you have to think not only about what you want, but about what he wants. Not just now, but in the future.
You know someone's right for you when the things they don't have to say are even more important than the things they do.
I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.
For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
I'm not crying because of you; you're not worth it. I'm crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
It was because they were two parts of a whole. He did not belong to her. And she did not belong to him. It was never about belonging to someone. It was about belonging together.
It's hard to communicate anything exactly and that's why perfect relationships between people are difficult to find.
True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.
Friendship + Love quotes ⇑Friendship Quotes
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friendship is the touchstone by which we may know the purity of any relationship, human or divine. It has the sweetness of all forms of love without their contamination.
Marriage between man and woman is for the purpose of each partner helping to uplift the other in a commitment of divine friendship, love, and loyalty that will move both souls closer to their true nature
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.
A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other... Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you're friends is easy. Being friends is not.
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
One day, when I am a braver man, I will tell her these things, and then I will look her in the eye tell her I love her and ask her to be only mine. But until that day, we're just friends.
We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we're wrong. Someone we trust.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.
So long as we love- we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
There are so many men, all endlessly attempting to sweep me off my feet. And there is one of you, trying just the opposite. Making sure my feet are firm beneath me, lest I fall.
Happiness + Love quotes ⇑Happiness Quotes
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
I don't understand the point of being together if you're not the happiest.
When one marriage partner tries to control the other, it shows a lack of real love. But when they express their love in continual thoughtfulness for the true happiness of the other, it becomes divine love
The saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there's nothing to make it last.
Deep in her heart, she wasn't sure she deserved to be happy, nor did she believe that she was worthy of someone who seemed... normal.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.
Death + Love quotes ⇑Death Quotes
I wanted to know that he would be okay if I died. I wanted to not be a grenade, to not be a malevolent force in the lives of people I loved.
There are so many worse things than death. Not to be loved or not to be able to love: that is worse.
The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.
Love, the deadliest of all deadly things. It kills you... When you have it... And when you don't
Love outlasts death and the ravages of time. All those that I have loved before, in this or other lifetimes, I love the same now
Annabeth pressed her lips to Percy's ear. “I love you.” She wasn't sure he could hear her-but if they died, she wanted those to be her last words.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Poetry + Love quotes ⇑Poetry Quotes
Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- its everything except what it is!
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
To live in this world you must be able to do three things- to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go
It isn't possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.
Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.
Family + Love quotes ⇑Family Quotes
I also believe that parents, if they love you, will hold you up safely, above their swirling waters, and sometimes that means you'll never know what they endured, and you may treat them unkindly, in a way you otherwise wouldn't.
One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.
We have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
Real value isn't in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family!
That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.
Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.
God + Love quotes ⇑God Quotes
I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.
There is nothing greater than love- God's quality of attraction and unity that is manifested in the soul of every being.
Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone.. that is the way to live in this world.
Never count your faults. Just see that your love for God is deeply sincere. For God doesn't mind your imperfections: He minds your indifference.
I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?'
When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you're not here, I can't go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.
Love is the song of the soul singing to God. It is the balanced rhythmic dance of planets - sun and moonlit
Change + Love quotes ⇑Change Quotes
To love those that love you is easy. To love those that do not love you is not so simple. If you want to change anyone, set a better example. Show more kindness, more understanding, more love
If you really love something, you never try to keep it the way it is forever. You have to let it be free to change.
Accept the children the way we accept trees-with gratitude, because they are a blessing-but do not have expectations or desires. You don't expect trees to change, you love them as they are.
My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.
We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.
I realized how truly hard it was, really, to see someone you love change right before your eyes. Not only is it scary, it throws your balance off as well.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
All Love Quotes ⇑
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
When you're in love, you're capable of learning everything and knowing things you had never dared even to think, because love is the key to understanding all the mysteries.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
As soon as you cater to someone's physical desires and bad habits, you are not loving that soul anymore. You are just pleasing that person to avoid ill will
Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love.
When you feel someone else's pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.
What it's like to be a parent: It's one of the hardest things you'll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.
If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free.
Maybe love was superstition, a prayer we said to keep the truth of loneliness at bay.
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
to love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing.
Of course I'll hurt you. Of course you'll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
You can't just sit there and put everyone's lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You just can't. You have to do things.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
We accept the love we think we deserve.
But love, I've come to understand, is more than three words mumbled before bedtime. Love is sustained by action, a pattern of devotion in the things we do for each other every day.
The only love that I really believe in is a mother's love for her children.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.
There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.
Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Every woman wants a man who'll fall in love with her soul as well as her body.
Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love
It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.
Love is forgiving, accepting, moving on, embracing, and all-encompassing. And if you're not doing that for yourself, you cannot do that with anyone else.
You will manage to keep a woman in love with you, only for as long as you can keep her in love with the person she becomes when she is with you.
Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.
Love is not about property, diamonds and gifts. It is about sharing your very self with the world around you.
You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!
I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child.
I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic.
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
If they substituted the word 'Lust' for 'Love' in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth.
Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
Why is love intensified by absence?
At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.
You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange.
Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.
Love thy neighbor -- and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love-be there for others-bring a little light into someone's day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest.
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.
I would lay down everything I possess, even my soul, for you. If that isn't love, it's the best I have.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
They didn't agree on much. In fact, they didn't agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other every day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other.
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
How far should a person go in the name of true love?
You can love someone so much...But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.
Love is a state of temporary psychosis.
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.
Listen to me, kitten. Win or lose, you'll always be a princess to me.
Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.
When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.
Those who do not discriminate between true love and sense attraction are disillusioned again and again
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly
Why is the measure of love loss?
Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.
If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers.
Before, I wanted to say: "I found love!" But now, I want to say: "I found a person. And he belongs to me and I belong to him.
That's love: Two lonely persons keep each other safe and touch each other and talk to each other.
I love mankind... but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love a man in particular.
Art and love are the same thing: It's the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.
How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.
I don't want to be somebody's crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am.
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.
I still love you in my own fucked-up way.
He promised us that everything would be okay. I was a child, but I knew that everything would not be okay. That did not make my father a liar. It made him my father.
I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.
The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.
Love must not entreat, or demand. Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. Then it ceases merely to be attracted and begins to attract.
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.
True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.
If love is like a possession, maybe my letters are like my exorcisms
You don't need scores of suitors. You need only one... if he's the right one.
It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled. It's not a weakness. It's your best strength.
I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So, I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill.
When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other.
But I've learned over the past year what it really means to be able to miss someone. In order to miss someone, that means you were privileged enough to have them in your life to begin with.
Love is a combination of care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.
I've always been a hugger. If we all hugged more, the world would be a better place :)
I know now that I don't want to love or be loved in half measures. I want it all, and to have it all, you have to risk it all.
When a girl cries over a guy, she really loves him. when a guy cries over a girl, he will never love another girl like her.
When it's gone, you'll know what a gift love was. You'll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it.
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
The love that moves the sun and other stars
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
You are my courage, as I am your conscience... You are my heart... and I, your compassion. We are neither of us whole, alone
Freely we serve Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or fall.
Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love... but don't put your life on hold waiting for love.
When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God's light shines upon you.
Remember that at any given moment there are a thousand things you can love.
I was dead, then alive. Weeping, then laughing. The power of love came into me, and I became fierce like a lion, then tender like the evening star.
...There is the heat of Love, the pulsing rush of Longing, the lover's whisper, irresistible-magic to make the sanest man go mad.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
Valentines-Day...if you need this one day in a year to show everyone else you truly care for “your loved one” I think it's quite stupid. I hate this commercialism. It's all artificial, and has nothing to do with real love.
What we need in South Africa is for egos to be suppressed in favour of peace. We need to create a new breed of South Africans who love their country and love everybody, irrespective of their colour.
Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don't exist, but there's always one guy that is perfect for you
Lovers find secret places inside this violent world where they make transactions with beauty.
There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love.
Love is a heartless bastard
Love knows no right or wrong. Love is. Only is.
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.
Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.
I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone's hand.
Be worthy love, and love will come.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
True love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
I love the stars. Because they can't say anything. I love the stars. Because they do not judge anyone.
When two people feel an unconditional attraction for each other and are ready to sacrifice for one another, they are truly in love. Then only are they ready for an intimate relationship in marriage
He made her feel like more than the sum of her parts.
There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by love.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
The people you love are just weapons that will be used against you.
She had loved him for such a long time, she thought. How was it that she did now know him at all?
'I love you,' he whispered, and kissed my brow. 'Thorns and all.'
The course of true love never did run smooth.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs.
To love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.
You left me. You made a pet out of me, and then you left me. If love were food, I would have starved on the bones you gave me.
Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
She didn't need to understand the meaning of life; it was enough to find someone who did, and then fall asleep in his arms and sleep as a child sleeps, knowing that someone stronger than you is protecting you from all evil and all danger
I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.
...Who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make love known?
The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give back as good as I give.
So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday.
You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.
Sarcasm draws out the rebellious spirit and anger in the wrongdoer. Loving suggestions bring out the repentance in him
L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle. It means that love is the most powerful force in the world. That love can do anything.
The boy never cried again, and he never forgot what he'd learned: that to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.
It's all right to love someone who doesn't love you back, as long as they're worth you loving them. As long as they deserve it.
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.
Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow.
To love those that love you is easy. To love those that love you not, is not so simple.
When somebody gives you pleasure you tend to think you love that person. But in reality it is yourself you love—your ego has been pleased by the other person's attention; that is all.
I am sorry too... "Sorry I will never know [my son]... but he will know why I died and I hope he will understand I was trying to make a world in which he could live a happier life.
I've given up on you...Love fades. Mine has.
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
I dont think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.
If people could see me the way I see myself - if they could live in my memories - would anyone love me?
love, I've come to understand is more than three words mumbled before bedtime.
Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword
"Do you think I'm pretty?", "I think you're beautiful", "Beautiful?", "You are so beautiful, it hurts sometimes."
There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.
We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.
First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.
Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?
It's funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.
The saddest thing about love... is that not only the love cannot last forever, but even the heartbreak is soon forgotten.
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, 'love lifts me.'
Love is so short, forgetting is so long.
I am always in love.
There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.
Once someone's hurt you, it's harder to relax around them, harder to think of them as safe to love. But it doesn't stop you from wanting them.
The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.
I crossed a thousand leagues to come to you, and lost the best part of me along the way. Don't tell me to leave.
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.
You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much
I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, 'There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who's in charge?
I want to try making things right because picking up the pieces is way better than leaving them the way they are.
When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it?"
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a dead body.
No, I'm not choosing him or you. I'm choosing me.
All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.
The satisfaction of love is not in the feeling itself, but in the joy that feeling brings.
Let me love you, but don't love me back. Do love me and let me hate you for a while. Let me feel like I have some control, because I know I never do.
Your soul sings to mine. My soul is yours, and it always will be, in any world. No matter what happens. I need you to remember that I love you.
The way I feel about him is like a heartbeat -- soft and persistent, underlying everything.
You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.