Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
Love is not singular except in syllable.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.
Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
The best love affairs are those we never had.
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
When you are in Love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it
A daughter is a bundle of firsts that excite and delight, giggles that come from deep inside and are always contagious, everything wonderful and precious and your love for her knows no bounds.
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Eventually you love people - friends or lovers - because of their flaws.
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.
A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril
Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.
Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.
Against persistent love there is nothing that can be done; it blunts all weapons
Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring
The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth ... the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need -- if only we had the eyes to see
..... to be whole and harmonious, man must also know the music of the beaches and the woods. He must find the thing of which he is only an infinitesimal part and nurture it and love it, if he is to live.
The good news is that Americans will, in increasing numbers, begin to value and protect the vast American landscape. The bad news is that they may love it to death.