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A trap

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
Paulo Coelho

All we have
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Euripides

Beautiful flower
Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
Helen Keller

Beauty of the soul
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Saint Augustine

Born of love
We are born of love; Love is our mother.
Rumi

But my heart
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Conqueror
Love conquers all.
Virgil

Cure of love
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Darkness
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dirty trick
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
W. Somerset Maugham

Even the rich!
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
Mother Teresa

Every heart sings a song
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet
Plato

Forever
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Euripides

Fortune and love
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Ovid

Gestures
Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words.
Francois Rabelais

Gravitation
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein

Gross exageration
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
George Bernard Shaw

Holy fashion
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Honey
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Victor Hugo

I love mankind
I love mankind, he said, "but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I loved her
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
Charles Dickens

If I love you
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you loved someone
If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love.
George Orwell

In the heart
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
Buddha

In the same direction
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Intense love
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Mother Teresa

It can be a nightmare
I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.
Paulo Coelho

It cultivates
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is like a friendship caught on fire
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Bruce Lee

It takes us somewhere
Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
Paulo Coelho

Jealous
He that is jealous is not in love.
Saint Augustine

Let them go
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Khalil Gibran

Love
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
Moliere

Love and peace
If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
John Lennon

Love begins at home
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.
Mother Teresa

Love is a canvas
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Voltaire

Love is a smoke
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
William Shakespeare

Love looks with the mind
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
William Shakespeare

Loved and loving
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Loved or understood?
Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
George Orwell

Loving heart
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Thomas Carlyle

Loving heart
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Thomas Carlyle

Loving so easily
My God, these folks don't know how to love - that's why they love so easily.
D. H. Lawrence

Loving your creator
Do you love your creator Love your fellow-beings first.
Prophet Muhammad

Melancholy
And so being young and dipped in folly I fell in love with melancholy.
Edgar Allan Poe

More than love
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe

No companion but Love
I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.'
Rumi

Not only to be loved
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
George Eliot

One is loved
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Paulo Coelho

One word
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
Sophocles

Only love can
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Only more love
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Mother Teresa

Passion
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
T. S. Eliot

Power and love
Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reason and love
Reason is not what decides love.
Moliere

Recognizing yourself in another
To love is to recognize yourself in another.
Eckhart Tolle

Selfishness and the mind
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Helen Keller

Smile
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa

Someone to love
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
Marilyn Monroe

Speaking of love
If you're speaking of love, you really must include the element of uncertainty - and perhaps it's best approached as the art of constant maintenance.
Twyla Tharp

Spread love
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Mother Teresa

The birth of love
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Stendhal

The course of love
The course of true love never did run smooth.
William Shakespeare

The face of a man
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac

The flower of life
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
D. H. Lawrence

The garden of love
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
Rumi

The greatest pleasure
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Euripides

The hunger for love
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Mother Teresa

The people we love
We do not judge the people we love.
Jean-Paul Sartre

The principle of love
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The real lover
The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
Marilyn Monroe

The same direction
Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

They are necessities
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama

They're in each other
The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere.
They're in each other all along.
Rumi

To fear love
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Bertrand Russell

Towards the other soul
One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.
D. H. Lawrence

True love
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Truly artistic
The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Vincent van Gogh

What is hell?
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Whatever you do
Whatever you do, crush the infamous thing, and love those who love you.
Voltaire

When one is so sad
You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Without his wings
Friendship is Love without his wings!
Lord Byron

Years of love
Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.
Edgar Allan Poe

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