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.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.
If it is conditional, it is not love.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
It takes love in your Heart to invest in aspects that we ourselves may not get to enjoy the fruits of.
Short + Love quotes ⇑Short Quotes
In the state of love, no matter what you do, it's going to be good
Never love anything so much that it possesses you.
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.
Love is not an instrument of convenience. Love is a process of self-annihilation
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.
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.
If tears of love, joy, and ecstasy have not washed your cheeks, you are yet to taste life.
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.
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.
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.
The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.
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.
Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.
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.
When Krishna was there his wives complained, Every human being on this planet is going to disappoint, nobody can fulfill the unrealistic expectation you have of them
Love is not a joy; it is a deep, wonderful pain. Everything within you should tear. Only then will you know what love is.
If you are a source of joy by yourself & do not try to extract joy from another person, you will have wonderful relationships with anybody
Once you have no expectations of what the other should do, you will have a successful love affair.
If you are trying to extract joy, love & pleasantness out of somebody, this is going to be disastrous for both people
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.
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.
The best thing you can do for anybody is you must do what they want, isn't it? Hum? Not what you want.
If you become a solution, everybody will want you wherever you are, Whether it's your workplace, your family, on the street, wherever - whoever seems like a solution, that person everybody wants
Love is not a relationship. Love is a certain sweetness of your emotion. Whether you look at a tree or a dog or a man or a woman or a child or just at the sky, why can't you look at it lovingly? Because it's not about loving the sky, it's about the sweetness of your emotion. If your emotions are sweet, whatever you look at, you will look at it lovingly
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
What does the brain matter compared with the heart?
If you do something for your child it's a joy. If you do something for the child on the street, it's your duty that you're fulfilling. When your heart is barren, when your heart is bereft of love, then only you can perform duty.
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.
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.
Our lives become beautiful not because we are perfect. Our lives become beautiful because we put our heart into whatever we do
If your heart is full with love, there is no such thing as service, as it is a great privilege to do whatever is needed for all that you behold in your love.
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 would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.
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.
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
When you love someone, it is a privilege to do something for them. Service is a poor substitute for love
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.
If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in you.
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.
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.
Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.
Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.
Love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
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.
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.
Poetry + Love quotes ⇑Poetry Quotes
Love as many think is not just an emotion, but a rail that guides our thought and emotion from the barrenness of exclusion to the harvest of inclusive existence. Love is not just a bond but a balloon that buoys you to the borders of boundlessness
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.
Funny + Love quotes ⇑Funny Quotes
It's easier to love God because it's always easy to love somebody who is not here now, it's so easy. But if you have to love somebody who is sitting next to you right now, it costs life
Love thy neighbor -- and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
You cannot rise in love, you cannot stand in love, you cannot fly in love, you have to fall. Something of you should fall, otherwise it will not work. You will not know it.
“God loves me” is of no consequence - he has to love the mistakes that he makes
To love the person who is next to you is the biggest challenge. To love somebody who is not here is always easy
Suppose you fall in love with somebody, your heart becomes sweet. But for how long? there is no guarantee. It can become extremely bitter, because of a love affair, because of situations or disease or death or loss or simply because of boredom. The person that you thought was most exciting,after a few years you look at them & wonder -'did I do this mistake'
There's an enormous possibility on Facebook, you can even love those people who don't even exist
All Love Quotes ⇑
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
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.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
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.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
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.
Without becoming vulnerable there is no love affair, you have to fall. When you fall, somebody may rise you or somebody may walk over you
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.
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.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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.
If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free.
If it is impairing you rather than empowering you, then it is not Love, it is some convoluted idea
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.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
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.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
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
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
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
When you feel someone else's pain and joy as powerfully as if it were your own, then you know you really loved them.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.
If you want everyone to fall in love with you, the first thing is, you must fall in love with all of them
Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love.
If they substituted the word 'Lust' for 'Love' in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.
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.
Listen to me, kitten. Win or lose, you'll always be a princess to me.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
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.
Forget about others. You learn to be loving by your own nature, not because of somebody else or something else.
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.
We accept the love we think we deserve.
One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
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.
The only love that I really believe in is a mother's love for her children.
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.
We love our children just the same even if they are exchanged in the hospital, so it is just your willingness to include somebody, it doesn't have to come from your body, if you are willing it is possible to love anybody
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.
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
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.
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.
Love is a state of temporary psychosis.
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.
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.
I would lay down everything I possess, even my soul, for you. If that isn't love, it's the best I have.
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.
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.
We have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
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.
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.
That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.
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 are protected, in short, by your ability to love!
Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.
If you just become love, not love somebody then you will know the nature of love.
Lust is a strong need. Love is not a need. When you love, you settle down; nothing more is needed
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.
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.
Scale up your love! Why only love one person when you can fall in love with the whole universe
For most people, love means, 'You must do what I want.' No, love means, they can do what they want, and we still love them
Your experience of love only happened within you. You are using the other person as a key to open up an experience within you. I am asking, why are you using a key when there is no lock, no door, no barrier?
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.
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.
How far should a person go in the name of true love?
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.
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.
The beauty of motherhood is in inclusion. She saw you as a part of herself. It is the willingness to include another life as a part of yourself. It is that beauty we are trying to celebrate with the mother's day, not reproduction
If you want a plant to grow and blossom into beautiful fragrant flowers, you can think you are fighting the earth and getting flowers out of it. Or you can see it as a great love affair, that your involvement with the earth gives out such beauty and fragrance for you
Those who do not discriminate between true love and sense attraction are disillusioned again and again
A spiritual process is not a divorce from life. It is an irrevocable love affair with life
One who is stuck in the realm of right and wrong, liking and disliking, will never know the texture of love.
You can love someone so much...But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.
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.
One who is in constant journey learns to love and enjoy everything, but not pick up anything on the way.
How can you love one and hate the other when the same Divine exists in All.
Being able to shower affection on anyone without having a need for affection yourself - that's freedom
If someone loves you because you are theirs, it is about you being their property. If someone loves you for who you are, you are fortunate.
Love is a process of inclusion. Once I include you as a part of me, I will be to you just the way I am to myself
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.
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
If you can look at everything lovingly, the whole world explodes into a beautiful phenomenon for you
I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.
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.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.
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.
Lust is a strong need, love is not a need. When you love, you settle down, nothing more is needed. You can just sit here for a lifetime. With lust you can't sit anywhere, you either get into some mad action, or you are bound to go crazy.
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.
LOVE - neither can you learn, nor can you practice, nor can you dispense it. It is just a flowering
When you become free from the meanness of the mind, an indiscriminate sense of love and inclusion arises
Using people and loving things. This is a complete misunderstanding of life. Things are for use. People are for love
What you are referring to as love is basically the sweetness of your emotion, you sit here and you could feel love about somebody who is not even here. So it has got nothing to do with anybody, it is just the sweetness of your emotion
the same pleasantness if it hits a higher pitch, we call it pleasure. If your mind becomes pleasant, we call it peacefulness. If it becomes very pleasant, we call it joyfulness. If your emotions become pleasant, we call it Love. If it becomes very pleasant, we call it compassion. If your very life energy if you make it pleasant, we call it ecstasy
You know peace, you know love, only problem is that you can't hold onto it (without sadhana)
To know the profoundness of love, at least a part of you should fall. Otherwise, there is no room for anyone else.
It does not take any spiritual teaching to become loving, compassionate, and peaceful. It is just simple sense
The nature of feminine is all embracing, not all conquering. By conquest you will never have it, by embrace you will have it.
Constantly a human being is longing to be something more than what they are right now. the thing is you want to include something which is not a part of you as yourself, that is the whole effort, if it happens on the emotional level, we call it Love affair. If you do it consciously, we call Yoga
People who have truly, immensely loved each other are the ones who will handle the loss of the loved one gracefully
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.
Freely we serve Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or fall.
If you think one thing is sacred but you cannot stand the other, if you love the Creator but hate the creation, that is vulgarity
It need not just be blood and tears that move history, it can also be human love, compassion, and intelligence
For 5 minutes every day, go sit with something that does not mean anything to you, may be a tree, a pebble or a worm or an insect. After some time you will find you can look upon it with as much love as you hold for your wife, husband, mother, child or a dog. If you can look at everything lovingly, the whole world explodes into a beautiful phenomenon for you
If you know how to touch the core of a human being, everyone is willing to do the best for you
When what you consider as “me” falls, a deep experience of love can happen within you.
Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love... but don't put your life on hold waiting for love.
The essential possibility of being human is that we can act out of our intelligence, love, and compassion, rather than out of compulsions
When you forgive, you love. And when you love, God's light shines upon you.
Now, all your vehicles are on self start, isn't it? But what is most vital to your life, your peacefulness, your joyfulness, your love, your blissfulness, everything is on push start right now. I am talking about upgrading technologies, Isn't it important that your joy, your love, your blissfulness is on self start?
Love is not about somebody, Love is not an action. It is not something that you do, it is something that you can become
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.
Never form an opinion on anyone. How they are in this moment is all that matters. How they are tomorrow, let us see. Tomorrow must be created, not concretized right now
If love is like a possession, maybe my letters are like my exorcisms
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.
Love is not something that you do, it is something that you can become. If you're willing, you can become love, you can make your emotion into a very sweet space.
You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.
In sex based relationships what is usually passing off as Love is just a mutual benefit scheme
Planting a tree is an enormous expression of love. You never know if you will enjoy its shade or fruits, but you know someone will
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.
Love is a better master than duty.
What's being right now passed around as love is generally a mutual benefit scheme -you give me this, I'll give you that; if you don't give me that I don't give you this
Not many people are ready to have that kind of a love affair where it'll make two lives into one.
Love is a combination of care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.
Most people are competent of using love to fulfill the domestic needs but to go beyond that they are not ready. When one is ready and another is not ready or one is making an effort and another doesn't have the effort, then it feels like somebody is becoming a doormat
If you love somebody it's a fickle happening because no human being will happen a hundred percent the way you want them. Every human being on this planet is going to disappoint you believe me not because they'll do something wrong because nobody can fulfill the unrealistic expectation you have of them. It's simply not possible. Partially but never entirely
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.
If you love someone, you should do what they like for them. Not what you like.
One who is longing to use love as a way of ultimate union should not be bothered about being a doormat, this and that.
If you do things with willpower, you may get to do things, but at the end of the day you will have a long face. Instead of trying to do this with willpower, you do it with devotion, you do it with love. Not because you have to do, but because you really want to do
It is difficult to love someone who is next to you right now, it is easy to love someone who is dead or who is in heaven. Because if you have to love one, you have to give up something that is you, to accommodate another, otherwise it will not happen.
Love knows no right or wrong. Love is. Only is.
Let us create an absolutely selfish world. That means what I want for myself, I want for everyone in the world.
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
My whole life is devoted to every human being, every creature on the planet. Devotion is just a deeper love affair.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
And you can't love, not fully, unless you are loved in return.
Love is a longing to include someone as a part of yourself. It is a possibility to become more than what you are, by inclusion
In nature, everything is living and giving itself to the maximum extent. Only human beings are trying to save - their joy, their love, their everything
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
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
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?
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.
'I love you,' he whispered, and kissed my brow. 'Thorns and all.'
The course of true love never did run smooth.
There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by love.
You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs.
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
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.
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.
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.
I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.
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.
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.
A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of
...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.
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?'
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.
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.
Sarcasm draws out the rebellious spirit and anger in the wrongdoer. Loving suggestions bring out the repentance in him
Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone.. that is the way to live in this world.
Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow.
There is nothing greater than love- God's quality of attraction and unity that is manifested in the soul of every being.
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.
More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.
If people could see me the way I see myself - if they could live in my memories - would anyone love me?
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.
I dont think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.
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.
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.
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, 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."
Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.
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.
There is love enough in this world for everybody, if people will just look.
The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.
I am always in love.
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?
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
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.
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.
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.
Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.
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.
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
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.
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.
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?
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.
No, I'm not choosing him or you. I'm choosing me.
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.
All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.
Love is so short, forgetting is so long.
Love is a quality. Love is not what you do. Love is what you Become
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?"
There is no insurance for love. It takes awareness to keep it alive
Love is a simple and beautiful emotion. All humans are capable of it. Needs no god's help
You do not have a duty towards anyone or anything. If you have love and care, you will do what is needed
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.
There is no such thing as conditional love or unconditional love. There is either love or no love. Either you know love in your life or you know a mutual benefit scheme
Love is the song of the soul singing to God. It is the balanced rhythmic dance of planets - sun and moonlit