Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
Lovers never get tired of each other, because they are always talking about themselves.
If you wished to be loved, love.
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
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.
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.
True, we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.