Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Men's vows are women's traitors!
It's better to say too much, than never to say what you need to say again.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
As I grow to understand life less and less,
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
I learn to love it more and more.
The flowering of love is meditation.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Who, being loved, is poor?