At the end of the day you know love does not happen between two perfect people as much as we would wish.
Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.
I did not just fall in love. I made a parachute jump.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give the more they possess.
I really love idiot enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.
Where love is concerned too much is not even enough.
Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.
This love is silent.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Love does not alter the beloved it alters itself.
Love has its own time its own season and its own reasons from coming and going. You cannot bribe it or coerce it or reason it into staying. You can only embrace it when it arrives and give it away when it comes to you.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us than them that love us more than we would have them do.
I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy even when they're wild with kid energy.
If you love something let it go free. If it doesn't come back you never had it. If it comes back love it forever.
I am deeply grateful to the citizens of Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton assembly for bestowing upon me this incredible honor of citizenship. I am so proud to now be a part of such an extraordinary part of the world and fellow citizen to the people I deeply love and admire.
If love is the treasure laughter is the key.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
When you're taught to love everyone to love your enemies then what value does that place on love?
When people are lame they love to blame.
We always love those who admire us but we do not always love those whom we admire.
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.
When we ask for love we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom to serve all but love only one.
I love chicken. I would eat chicken fingers on Thanksgiving if it were socially acceptable.
It is with true love as it is with ghosts everyone talks about it but few have seen it.
Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
If so many men so many minds certainly so many hearts so many kinds of love.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Love is the river of life in the world.
If a man is truly in love the most beautiful woman in the world couldn't take him away. Maybe for a few days but not forever.
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you fill her above the brim with love of herself all that runs over will be yours.
Men often pass from love to ambition but they seldom come back again from ambition to love.
Don't threaten me with love baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you be accepted and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered and the smile that lights on the first born babe and assures it of a mother's love.
When I sing I feel like when you're first in love. It's more than sex. It's that point two people can get to they call love when you really touch someone for the first time but it's gigantic multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.
Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect considering their value on the personality market.
The only thing we never get enough of is love and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
They're right to think that about me because I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that.
You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.
The impulse to cruelty is in many people almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them and they bless you the giver.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long where it really is nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
There is hardly any activity any enterprise which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations and yet which fails so regularly as love.
I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong we may begin to use it with love and respect.
I'm getting a wrinkle above my eyebrow because I just can't stop lifting it and I love that you know.
I love to hit people. I love to.
In our minds love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.
Where love rules there is no will to power and where power predominates there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Love is union with somebody or something outside oneself under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.
You don't walk away if you love someone. You help the person.
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
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.
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.
True love cannot be found where it does not exist nor can it be denied where it does.
I say to people who care for people who are dying if you really love that person and want to help them be with them when their end comes close. Sit with them - you don't even have to talk. You don't have to do anything but really be there with them.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
I love you and because I love you I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
Act happy feel happy be happy without a reason in the world. Then you can love and do what you will.
Love is easy and I love writing. You can't resist love. You get an idea someone says something and you're in love.
People everywhere love Windows.
Love is an attempt at penetrating another being but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
In the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration I don't think you can go wrong.
Love is an endless mystery for it has nothing else to explain it.
Love never dies of starvation but often of indigestion.
Black as the devil hot as hell pure as an angel sweet as love.
Love is a portion of the soul itself and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
Whenever you hear a man speak of his love for his country it is a sign that he expects to be paid for it.
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you.
People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.
If you don't love me it does not matter anyway I can love for both of us.
A flower falls even though we love it and a weed grows even though we do not love it.
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old the incurable the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness more compassion more joy more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements but moral acts: to return love for hate to include the excluded and to say 'I was wrong'.
So fall asleep love loved by me... for I know love I am loved by thee.
First love is first love first marriage is first marriage disappointment is disappointment.
The distinction between children and adults while probably useful for some purposes is at bottom a specious one I feel. There are only individual egos crazy for love.
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all.
I think careful cooking is love don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.
Unless you love someone nothing else makes any sense.
It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you're not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are.
I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late start without me.
Love and work... work and love that's all there is.
I might get drunk one day and fall in love or fall over a hooker outside and I would have consummated a relationship that I couldn't necessarily believe in.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it.
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
I'm a romantic and we romantics are more sensitive to the way people feel. We love more and we hurt more. When we're hurt we hurt for a long time.
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
Love seeketh not itself to please nor for itself hath any care but for another gives its ease and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic the second is intimate the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.
A poet is before anything else a person who is passionately in love with language.
I've only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.
If Jesus was here do you think Jesus would show me any love? Do you think Jesus would love me?
The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity in a girl boldness.
There is a courtesy of the heart it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Marriage is not a noun it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness but after that he begins to bunch them.
What I am is how I came out. No one's perfect and you just have to accept your flaws and learn to love yourself.
Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
A lot of women don't know how to love because there's deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.
Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?
Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants and giraffes and crocodiles and every kind of tigers and lions. And - and we have bus loads of kids who don't get to see those things. They come up sick children and enjoy it.
Love always involves responsibility and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.
Sex is a part of love. You shouldn't go around doing it unless you are in love.
There are fathers who do not love their children there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
I don't know if I believe in love at first sight but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we've been talking I think that's really fun.
Love consists in giving without getting in return in giving what is not owed what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based as associations for utility or pleasure are on a fair exchange.
Love can do much but duty more.
I love Wagner but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
Prayer does not use up artificial energy doesn't burn up any fossil fuel doesn't pollute. Neither does song neither does love neither does the dance.
I love to put on lotion. Sometimes I'll watch TV and go into a lotion trance for an hour. I try to find brands that don't taste bad in case anyone wants to taste me.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
First and last what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
I love you more than my own skin.
To fall in love is easy even to remain in it is not difficult our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Passion is momentary love is enduring.
Music is what I breath what I love to do. It keeps me alive.
True love is eternal infinite and always like itself. It is equal and pure without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
So long as we love we serve so long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable and no man is useless while he has a friend.
The more I think about it the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
Love is the answer to everything. It's the only reason to do anything. If you don't write stories you love you'll never make it. If you don't write stories that other people love you'll never make it.
How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes we'd profit from them.
I am not a vegetarian because I love animals I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
All brave men love for he only is brave who has affections to fight for whether in the daily battle of life or in physical contests.
Accept that all of us can be hurt that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities like being embarrassed or risking love can be terrifying too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst take the risk.
One cannot think well love well sleep well if one has not dined well.
Among those whom I like or admire I can find no common denominator but among those whom I love I can: all of them make me laugh.
Love is the most important thing in the world. Hate we should remove from the dictionary.
The opposite of love is not hate it's indifference.