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Love Quotes

We’ve collected the best Love Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Lynda Barry, Cyril Connolly, Claude Monet, Elbert Hubbard, Thomas Aquinas. Use them as an inspiration.

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
Life in abundance comes only through great love.
The things that we love tell us what we are.
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
I love the rain. It’s my favorite weather.
Do all things with love.
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
May my soul bloom in love for all existence.
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.
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
Love, and do what you like.
Love is space and time measured by the heart.
Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.
I love being in a city with great weather.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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.
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.
If you’ve got love you’ve got life, if you can love you can live.
Kim Casali
Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
What force is more potent than 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.
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.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.
The best way to know God is to love many things.
Understand that everybody has their own struggles, regardless of whether you can see it or not. Just surround yourself with the people who love you, and know you’re not really alone.
Molly Tarlov
The more people love you, the more there’s going to be people that hate you.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
Ray Stannard Baker
True love bears all, endures all and triumphs!
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.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney
Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
Lope de Vega
I love shifting between being super cute and aggressive. It’s funny.
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.
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 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.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.
I love my mother and father. The older I get, the more I value everything that they gave me.
Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth.
Love is… never asking for more than you are prepared to give.
Kim Casali
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free.
Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart.
Thomas Shadwell
A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Aphra Behn
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
I love travelling; going to different parts of the world and making new friends is something that I really enjoy.
Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry.
Erich Segal
Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.
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
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
One must not trifle with love.
Alfred de Musset
I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
Andre Breton
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
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
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.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
e. e. cummings
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
I love commuting between languages just like I love commuting between cultures and cities.
The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
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 alone could waken love.
Surround yourself with good people who encourage and love you. There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
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.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Bruce Lee
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
We didn’t take Charlize Theron seriously until she did ‘Monster‘ and became physically ugly. I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful.
Tomorrow’s not promised. You may love someone; you may have a grudge because of something that they did to you, and it was unfair, but life’s not fair. Life is very short, so clean up your grudges. Let’s not hold them.
If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
But love’s a malady without a cure.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
Our first and last love is self-love.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
We live in the world when we love it.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man‘s love.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Love conquers all.
He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver.
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.
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.
I was adored once too.
I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ’s true love and forgiveness.
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.
Do what you love and the money will follow.
Marsha Sinetar
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.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Julius Gordon
The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love.
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.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Muriel Spark
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible.
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.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Marc Anthony
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
I’ll always love the time I spent making ‘Black and White.’
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.
With our love, we could save the world.
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 love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.
I love playing under pressure. In fact, if there’s no pressure, then I’m not in the perfect zone.
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
Christopher Marlowe
As you get older, the cliches of life ring true. It’s the simple things that matter most: your family, the people you love, your health and sanity.
Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
Arthur Rimbaud
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
The sweetest noise on earth, a woman’s tongue; A string which hath no discord.
Bryan Procter
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
This love is silent.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation – what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.
We are born of love; Love is our mother.
Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don’t lose the passion and the love for what you do.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
The more one judges, the less one loves.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?’
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Love is love’s reward.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
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.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
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.
If you do not love me I shall not be loved If I do not love you I shall not love.
Love dies only when growth stops.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
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.
For God’s sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
John Donne
Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
Trust is the first step to love.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
Jules Renard
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.
The minute you decide to do what you love to do, you have made a life plan for yourself and a career choice.
Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man‘s last romance.
Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Love is a friendship set to music.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
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.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
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.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder.
Charles Morgan
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
Believe in yourself, listen to your gut, and do what you love.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.
Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
Katharine Lee Bates
Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.
Karl A. Menninger
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.
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
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.
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.
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Brigham Young
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
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.
All love is lost but upon God alone.
William Dunbar
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity – love. And the story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Helen Hayes
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Fulton J. Sheen
I believe in true love, and I believe in happy endings. And I believe.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
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.
Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Love without conversation is impossible.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will?
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
We love because it’s the only true adventure.
If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you – like a fever.
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.
I’m cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally.
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.
When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?
Say what you will, ‘tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
William Congreve
We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
George Sand
Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is.
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.
No, there’s nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream.
Thomas Moore
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
The art of love is largely the art of persistence.
I’m having fun. I’m being myself. I’m doing what I love. That’s all that matters.
I’m very, very lazy. I love to sit in a chair and look out the window and do nothing.
Life is too short to do the things you don’t love doing.
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.
Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
All love is lost but upon God alone.
William Dunbar
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.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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.
Ella Fitzgerald
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.
I believe it’s so important to love life, enjoy it for its small moments and live without regrets – life is so unpredictable.
Music is love in search of a word.
Sidney Lanier
There is no person that love cannot heal; there is no soul that love cannot save.
I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
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.
Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.
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.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.
A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What’s the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future? If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing.
No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
Erich Segal
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 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.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.
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.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.
Philip James Bailey
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
I feel extremely honoured and humbled that people are showing me so much love. My fans have stood by me through thick and thin, and I think this love is what makes my concerts house-full.
I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.
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.
Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
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.
Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Paul Tillich
Great thoughts come from the heart.
Luc de Clapiers
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.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
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.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
John Gay
People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.
I love those connections that make this big old world feel like a little village.
Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.
Anne Campbell
For those who love, nothing is too difficult, especially when it is done for the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Love comes unseen; we only see it go.
Henry Austin Dobson
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 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.
Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
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.
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.
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
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
I love sleep; it’s my favorite.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Alphonse de Lamartine
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.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
Samuel Lover
There is no right time and right place for love… it can happen any time.
There is no love of life without despair of life.
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life.
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.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Muriel Spark
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
He that is jealous is not in love.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
If you want to love others, I think you should love yourself first.
My mission is to make the world happy and cute and to love everyone. I think I’m doing a pretty good job.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
Madame de Stael
I’m a people lover. I love interacting with different people as I meet them, and I think people are one of God’s greatest creations, I really do. They’re interesting and intriguing.
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
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child‘s world. Love of books is the best of all.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Roger de Rabutin
When you love someone and care about them, you want what’s best for them, and it’s always the hardest thing to realize maybe you aren’t what’s best for them, how hard you try.
When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.
Alain Badiou
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.
Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead, you’re made for life.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.
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.
If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.
We are most alive when we’re in love.
Who loves, raves.
Love and a red rose can’t be hid.
Thomas Holcroft
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
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.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
I have learnt one thing in life: that if you love someone, you have to accept that person with his/her flaws.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
I love natural beauty, and I think it’s your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Lawrence Durrell
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
I still love to do the old songs. I know some people don’t.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
Robert Burton
We loved with a love that was more than love.
We’ll love you just the way you are if you’re perfect.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
May Sarton
Love is a serious mental disease.
To love beauty is to see light.
What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.
Sinclair Lewis
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
Nelson Rockefeller
Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
There is no love that is not an echo.
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
Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.
People happy in love have an air of intensity.
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
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.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Love is my religion – I could die for it.
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 want to be loved, be lovable.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
My beauty icon is the love between my mother and father.
I hate to lose more than I love to win.
Love has no age, no limit; and no death.
John Galsworthy
Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
Torquato Tasso
Life is a game and true love is a trophy.
Love is being stupid together.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.
Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Benjamin Britten
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
If you do what you love, it is the best way to relax.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Theophile Gautier
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 grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
Zane Grey
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
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
Truth is, I love everyone that is a good person regardless of what they look like, walk like, or who they love.
Ultimately love is everything.
If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
Werner Erhard
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.
Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person’s thoughts.
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.
The eyes those silent tongues of love.
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.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
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.
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
Antonio Porchia
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.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.
Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?
True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.
Sadhu Vaswani
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
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.
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.
I have eclectic taste, and I love vintage style mixed with glamour and old world charm.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
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.
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
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
Christopher Marlowe
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.
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.
Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken.
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.
The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.
I think when we truly love something, we get the same true love in return.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Charles M. Schulz
Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
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.
Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman’s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.
Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
Andre Breton
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
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
Bob Hope
Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic.
Cesare Pavese
I love pizza. I want to marry it, but it would just be to eat her family at the wedding.
Love has a tide!
Helen Hunt Jackson
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Arthur Rubinstein
Some people care too much. I think it’s called love.
Where there is love there is life.
‘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.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I will always be in your heart, and if you hate me, I will be in your mind.
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 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.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
Miguel de Unamuno
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
Who, being loved, is poor?
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
Henry Drummond
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
I have my flaws, but I embrace them and I love them because they’re mine.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven‘t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.
Marla Gibbs
Things are beautiful if you love them.
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.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Being in love is the only transcendent experience.
If you wished to be loved, love.
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.
Love is blind.
Geoffrey Chaucer
Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
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 argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Amelia Earhart