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.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
There are four questions of value in life... 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.
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement
In the evening of life, we will be judged on love alone.
The essence of love is found in man's inherent connection with God, manifested and strengthened by our willingness to give, or dulled and destroyed by our refusal to do so.
The measure of a manís humanity is the extent and intensity of his love for mankind.
Grudge no expense, yield to no opposition and forget fatigue till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love overcomes.
It is God's will that we seek wisdom and receive understanding, that we accept our worthiness of love, health, and prosperity, and that we manifest those qualities in our lives.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves.
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.
If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.
Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.
For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.
In love, it is better to know and be disappointed, than to not know and always wonder.
He's basically a witch. He is an ethereal sort of being that is able to interact with humans. He ends up falling in love with a human girl.
England with all thy faults, I love thee still-- My country! and, while yet a nook is left Where English minds and manners may be found, Shall be constrained to love thee.
We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.