Top 565 Love Quotes

Here we have the best Love Quotes from famous authors such as Bertrand Russell, Henry David Thoreau, Saint Ambrose, Robert Burton, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

A good youth ought to have a fear of God, to be subject to his parents, to give honor to his elders, to preserve his purity; he ought not to despise humility, but should love forbearance and modesty. All these are an ornament to youthful years.

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

Robert Burton
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.

I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.

I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.

Aphra Behn
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.

I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.

Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.

Julius Gordon
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Just do what you love. This is what I am doing.

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Love comes unseen; we only see it go.

Henry Austin Dobson
Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.

Proper love should be utterly supportive and comfortable, and it feels like a raincoat or a jacket potato.

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.

Love is always bestowed as a giftfreely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.

Virginia Satir
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.

It’s definitely a privilege to be able to do what you love to do; it’s not something that everyone gets to do, so I feel really good about that.

Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own… Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.

Sinclair Lewis
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.

Roger de Rabutin
I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.

Friendship is Love without his wings!

All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.

Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Being in love is the only transcendent experience.

To love is to act.

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.

Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.

When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?

You don’t have to love cooking to cook, but you have to do more than love baking to bake. You have to bake out of love.

Love is energy of life.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.

Loving others always costs us something and requires effort. And you have to decide to do it on purpose. You can’t wait for a feeling to motivate you.

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.

We love because it’s the only true adventure.

I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

I don’t think I’ve had love at first sight. But, I’ve definitely had moments where I’ve seen a person, and I’m like, ‘Wow, there is something different about you, and I really want to get to know you.’

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

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

Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

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.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

Love who you want to love. Life is short. Nobody’s going to hate you for it.

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

Jules Renard
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!

William Allen White
You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere.

I love my mother and father. The older I get, the more I value everything that they gave me.

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.

Jack Layton
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.

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

All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.

I love my boys. I love watching them growing up. I love seeing them develop, and I’m always looking forward to seeing what they’re going to become and what they’re going to be interested in later in life.

Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.

Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.

Natalie Clifford Barney
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.

The things that we love tell us what we are.

I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.

All the commandments: You shall not commit adultery, you shall not kill, you shall not steal, you shall not covet, and so on, are summed up in this single command: You must love your neighbor as yourself.

It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.

I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.

Jenn Proske
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don’t know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.

Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.

Ultimately love is everything.

In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.

To love another person is to see the face of God.

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

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.

Thomas Moore
I want to be judged by who I am, not what I am. I mean, I am Johnny Weir. Judge me the way you see me, love me the way you see me, hate me the way you see me.

I’m learning to accept myself. I’m still in the process of learning to love who I am. And it’s been really refreshing and really nice to be able to do that and be okay. I think my fans have brought that out in me.

Great thoughts come from the heart.

Luc de Clapiers
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.

Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times.

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man’s bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they’re not well manicured, you’ve got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don’t want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.

Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.

Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?

Christopher Marlowe
I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.

Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.

Arthur Rimbaud
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

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

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

Francis Beaumont
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.

Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.

Aphra Behn
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.

Torquato Tasso
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

I want to love. I want to enjoy life.

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

We do not judge the people we love.

When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.

Helen Hunt Jackson
Grief is the price we pay for love.

To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.

Love conquers all.

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.

Corita Kent
Love, and do what you like.

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall
The minute you decide to do what you love to do, you have made a life plan for yourself and a career choice.

Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.

William Law
If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.

Love dies only when growth stops.

No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.

Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

James Herriot
The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars‘ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.

There is no person that love cannot heal; there is no soul that love cannot save.

Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.

True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you.

Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.

Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.

Marie de France
Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart.

Thomas Shadwell
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman
The love we give away is the only love we keep.

There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there’s nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.

Hilaire Belloc
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen
The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable.

John Cheever
Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.

St Jerome
Life is short but love your loved ones. Love them, kiss them every day because you don’t know what’s going to happen.

This love is silent.

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.

Barbara Pym
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.

The more one judges, the less one loves.

For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love.

John Donne
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

Love is being stupid together.

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.

That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.

Love, hope, fear, faith – these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.

Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.

There is no love of life without despair of life.

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

Bob Hope
Say what you will, ‘tis better to be left than never to have been loved.

William Congreve
A bell‘s not a bell ’til you ring it, A song’s not a song ’til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn’t put there to stay, Love isn’t love ’til you give it away!

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

The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them.

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?

Compatibility is an achievement of love; it shouldn’t be its precondition.

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

Who, being loved, is poor?

You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere.

A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.

What I try to tell young people is that if you come together with a mission, and its grounded with love and a sense of community, you can make the impossible possible.

I just want people to know me and to love me, because I have no love.

What force is more potent than love?

The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.

The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.

Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished – these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.

Marc Anthony
It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.

Things are beautiful if you love them.

Do you have to have a reason for loving?

The god of love lives in a state of need. It is a need. It is an urge. It is a homeostatic imbalance. Like hunger and thirst, it’s almost impossible to stamp out.

I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.

But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.

Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.

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

But love’s a malady without a cure.

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.

Gilbert Parker
Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.

It is very easy to love alone.

Love is a friendship set to music.

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.

Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that’s as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all – humanity was wounded by the genocide.

Immaculee Ilibagiza
To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’

It’s important for us to latch onto the people that we love.

Connie Stevens
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

There is no right time and right place for love… it can happen any time.

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

They do not love that do not show their love.

Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.

Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.

There are many little ways to enlarge your child‘s world. Love of books is the best of all.

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.

Music is love in search of a word.

Sidney Lanier
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’

Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself.

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

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.

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.

Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.

Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.

Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?

Christopher Marlowe
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

John Gay
We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.

The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.

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

Henry Drummond
Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.

Truman Capote
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.

Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don’t start measuring her limbs.

True love, to me, is when she’s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep.

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.

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.

I’ll always love the time I spent making ‘Black and White.’

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

Tammy Wynette
Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.

The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God’s love and the love of God.

I love black and white and very simple and classic clothes.

Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?

I am lucky that my in-laws are incredibly special people and I love them dearly. My father-in-law is an extraordinary man and my mom-in-law a beautiful and brave woman.

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

All love is lost but upon God alone.

William Dunbar
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

Zelda Fitzgerald
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.

Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.

A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

I’m very, very lazy. I love to sit in a chair and look out the window and do nothing.

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success!

David O McKay
To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken.

If no pain, then no love. If no darkness, no light. If no risk, then no reward. It’s all or nothing. In this damn world, it’s all or nothing.

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover
Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.

Cesare Pavese
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.

In a sense I portray myself in a very androgynous way, and I love androgyny.

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

Alphonse de Lamartine
I love shifting between being super cute and aggressive. It’s funny.

True love bears all, endures all and triumphs!

I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.

Theodore Dreiser
Money can’t buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

Christopher Marlowe
Do what you love and the money will follow.

Marsha Sinetar
My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what’s keeping my head above the water.

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.

To good and true love fear is forever affixed.

The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.

We can only learn to love by loving.

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.

Any time not spent on love is wasted.

Torquato Tasso
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you love me.’ It’s love for no reason, love without an object.

Love is my religion – I could die for it.

Love is space and time measured by the heart.

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.

Charles M Schulz
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

I’m cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally.

Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset.

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.

In every living thing there is the desire for love.

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

If I’m not in love, if I’m not with a long-term companion, I cannot be happy.

Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.

True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together.

Ricardo Montalban
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.

Amelia Barr
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.

If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.

May my soul bloom in love for all existence.

Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.

I’m not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.

When my, British-Church of England mother married my, CanadianJewish Father, the deal was that she would embrace Judaism, but wouldn’t give up her Christmas tree. So, I grew up with Christmas every year. I loved it then and I love it now.

For those who love, nothing is too difficult, especially when it is done for the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.

You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.

Aphra Behn
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.

Antonio Porchia
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.

Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.

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

Werner Erhard
People happy in love have an air of intensity.

There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.

If you’ve got love you’ve got life, if you can love you can live.

Kim Casali
Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.

If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.

You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.

Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?

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

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

Life in abundance comes only through great love.

Forgiveness is the final form of love.

‘Back To Love’ is a way of letting people know that sometimes you get caught up in trying to be successful in school or in your social life, and it’s a reminder not to forget that each day people are getting older. Nobody is promised tomorrow, so we should make sure that we spend quality time with quality people.

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.

Life is a song – sing it. Life is a gameplay it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

I have, like, a playlist with all my favourite songs on it. Sadie’s Playlist is the soundtrack of my life. ‘Wonderwall’ by Oasis, ‘Under The Bridge’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers, TLC, ‘Waterfalls’ – I love the ’90s.

I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.

Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.

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

Pearl Bailey
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man‘s love.

When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.

Love without sex is still the most efficient form of hell known to man.

Peter Porter
Don’t forget to love yourself.

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.

The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Love is blind.

Geoffrey Chaucer
Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

Miguel de Unamuno
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people, they give up their secrets also – if you love them enough.

Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.

Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.

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.

Some people come into our life as a blessing, while others come into our life as a lesson, so love them for who they are instead of judging them for who they are not.

Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.

Gilbert Parker
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.

Choose your love, Love your choice.

If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.

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

Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.

I have eclectic taste, and I love vintage style mixed with glamour and old world charm.

Though lovers be lost, love shall not.

Dylan Thomas
Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.

We loved with a love that was more than love.

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

The eyes those silent tongues of love.

Love is trembling happiness.

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Life is just a bowl of cherries, don’t take it serious, its mysterious. Life is just a bowl of cherries, so live and laugh and laugh at love, love a laugh, laugh and love.

Bob Fosse
I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.

Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.

We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.

You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.

The truth is that love smashes into your life like an ice floe, and even if your heart is built like the Titanic you go down.

The Democratic position seems to be everything is going to be free. Free education. Free health care. Free housing. Free love. Free kittens, I don’t know.

I love everything that’s old, – old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.

I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.

I have my flaws, but I embrace them and I love them because they’re mine.

Dreams are the guiding words of the soul. Why should I henceforth not love my dreams and not make their riddling images into objects of my daily consideration?

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that’s it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.

Joan Chen
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A Menninger
Love without conversation is impossible.

Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.

The best way to know God is to love many things.

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

Theophile Gautier
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Give me love and work – these two only.

Truth is, I love everyone that is a good person regardless of what they look like, walk like, or who they love.

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.

If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.

I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.

We’re all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.

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 have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

The more one judges, the less one loves.

I don’t think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.

Barry Williams
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

Lawrence Durrell
Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed. Even if sickness distracts from thoughts, all that is needed is the will to love.

Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry.

Erich Segal
You just have to be true to yourself and do what you love to do.

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

For each of us, life is a journey. Heavenly Father designed it for us out of love. Each of us has unique experiences and characteristics, but our journey began in the same place before we were born into this world.

Everyone feels like family and I am back in the city that I love.

True love – that is, deep, abiding love that is impervious to emotional whims or fancy – is a choice. It’s a constant commitment to a person regardless of the present circumstances.

Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

You can criticize me. You can crucify me. You can love me. You can hate me. Just don’t make the mistake of calling me inauthentic, because you’d be a damn liar.

A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.

The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.

I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

e e cummings
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.

A kiss is a rosy dot over the ‘i’ of loving.

Cyrano de Bergerac
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Fulton J Sheen
I love this stuff – bitcoin, ethereum, blockchain technology – and what the future holds.

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.

He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.

Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.

Philip James Bailey
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.

I love being outside and getting fresh air.

The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.

I love not man the less, but Nature more.

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.

William E Gladstone
We are born of love; Love is our mother.

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.

Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.

Arthur Rubinstein
Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P Jones
The giving of love is an education in itself.

One must not trifle with love.

Alfred de Musset
Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is.

Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.

The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.

Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.

If you want to be loved, be lovable.

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?

The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard.

Chelsea Leyland
I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in.

Love has a tide!

Helen Hunt Jackson
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.

I now believe in love at first sight. Especially after it’s happened to me.

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.

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

Alphonse de Lamartine
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Who is wise in love, love most, say least.

Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.

Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.

It is impossible to love and to be wise.

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

Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.

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

Charles Morgan
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

We are most alive when we’re in love.

Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.

My father is Italian, and I never met my paternal grandparents. The family name was ‘Caroselli’ and it was changed in the mid ’50s. I think they wanted to assimilate, which was pretty common, although I love the name ‘Caroselli.’

There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love.

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

Algernon Charles Swinburne
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven‘t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.

Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.

I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.

Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man‘s last romance.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

I believe everyone should be equal, and we should all love and support each other and express ourselves the way we want to express ourselves and be whoever we want. That’s my motto.

I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.

Theodore Isaac Rubin
The greatest pleasure of life is love.

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.

There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.

Alain Badiou
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody‘s watching.

Satchel Paige
Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

Henry Van Dyke
Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young