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Quotations by Subject: Love
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When people mean to be good to you, you don't mind very much when they're not quite—always.
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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Our hearts can deceive us. Our hearts cannot reason. They cannot judge a man's character. All they can do is see a man and think, 'There is a fine specimen. He is handsome and attentive. He will father healthy children.' It is only our mind that we can trust. Our mind can catch him in lies. Our mind can fathom his honesty and honor.
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Laura Moncur (1969 - ), The Secret Heart of Charlotte Lucas, 2014
Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.
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Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
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Lynda Barry
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
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M. Scott Peck, O Magazine, February 2004
To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.
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Madonna (1958 - ), O Magazine, January 2004
Love is the big booming beat which covers up the noise of hate.
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Margaret Cho, weblog, 01-15-04
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968)
Think about a woman. Doesn't know you're thinking about her. Doesn't care you're thinking about her. Makes you think about her even more.
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Martin Sage and Sybil Adelman, Northern Exposure, The Bumpy Road to Love, 1991
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
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Matt Groening (1954 - ), "Life in Hell"
Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.
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Michael Masser and Linda Creed
I always like a good math solution to any love problem.
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Michael Patrick King, Sex and the City, Take Me Out To The Ballgame, 1999
The perversity of the human spirit is such that when a young lady longs for one specific partner, every other partner counts for nothing.
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Monica Fairview, Darcy Cousins, 2010
When a person is uncertain in love, there is nothing easier than for him to put one and one together and to make three out of them.
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Monica Fairview, Darcy Cousins, 2010
Fall not in love, therefore; it will stick to your face.
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National Lampoon, "Deteriorata"
She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else.
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Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers
The love of those we don't love in return settles on the surface and from there quickly evaporates.
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Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers: A Novel
The first duty of love is to listen.
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Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965), O Magazine, February 2004
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
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Rabbi Julius Gordon
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
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Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926)
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), Address on The Method of Nature, 1841
Could you imagine how horrible things would be if we always told others how we felt? Life would be intolerably bearable.
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Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive Comic, 12-09-05
You can't show love to someone at the expense of someone else who loves you.
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Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive, 01-19-10
You make me understand how wonderful it is for little lizards when they find that one special rock that's perfect for sunning themselves on. You make me lizard-happy.
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Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive, 02-23-10
I believe love is primarily a choice and only sometimes a feeling. If you want to feel love, choose to love and be patient.
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Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, December 16, 2002
I don’t think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given.
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Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, January 20, 2003
You can't love anyone until you understand that you can't love everyone.
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Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, October 20, 2003
Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love, though I'd stepped in it a few times.
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Rita Rudner
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