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"Love is, above all, the gift of oneself."
-Jean Anouih

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."

"The soul that can speak through the eyes can also kiss with a gaze."
-Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love."
-Henry Ward Beecher

"If a thing loves, it is infinite."
-William Blake

"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."
-Jorge Luis Borges

"Take away love, and our earth is a tomb."
-Robert Browning

"You call it madness, but I call it love."
-Don Byas

"When you like someone, you like them inspite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults."
-Elizabeth Cameron

"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."
-G. K. Chesterton

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

"Be of love (a little) more careful than of anything."
-E. E. Cummings

"Love is the expression of simplicity in emotion, the unattainable longing that comes so unexpectedly, with great subtlety and bliss."
-Luen Dao

"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end."
-Benjamin Disraeli

"More than kisses, letters mingle souls."
-John Donne

"The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound."
-Maureen Duffy

"Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence."
-Erich Fromm

"Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired."
-Robert Frost

"Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything."
-Kathryn Hepburn

"Tell me whom you love and I will tell you who you are."

"The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves."
-Victor Hugo

"Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise."
-Samuel Johnson

"Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull."
-H. L. Mencken

"To love another person is to see the face of God."
-Les Miserables

"It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death."
-Thomas Mann

"Love is a kind of warfare."

"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."

"Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire."
-François de La Rouchefoucauld

"There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not."
-François de La Rouchefoucauld

"There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
-François de La Rouchefoucauld

"To fear love is to fear life."
-Bertrand Russell

"Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction."
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"We do not judge the people we love."
-Jean Paul Sartre

"Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition."
-Alexander Smith

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

"Love is friendship set on fire."
-Jeremy Taylor

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
-Mother Theresa

"There is no remedy for love but to love more."
-Henry David Thoreau

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides."
-David Viscott, M.D.