We cannot love unless we have accepted forgiveness, and the deeper our experience of forgiveness is, the greater is our love.
Love is a gift. You can't buy it, you can't find it, someone has to give it to you. Learn to be receptive of that gift.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Is not a kiss the very autograph of love?
There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one; the stolen, or the mutual one; the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth - for your love is more delightful than wine
There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.
Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
Knowledge is gained by learning;
trust by doubt;
skill by practice;
love by love.
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
There are only two kinds of scholars; those who love ideas and those who hate them.
In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.
What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate.
Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love.
In jealousy there is more self-love than love.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.
Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
I hated him with a passion so deep, sometimes it felt like love.
In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel than in the passion we inspire
Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect.
Love ain't nothing but sex misspelled.