If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
This is the true measure of love, When we believe that we alone can love, That no one could ever have loved so before us, And that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.
Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want?
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.
I am not sure exactly what Heaven will be like. But I do know that when we die and if comes the time for God to judge us, He will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' Rather He will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?'
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself.
You can't create experience, you undergo it.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
For all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
A woman who would steal your love when your love is all you really have isnt much of a woman.