Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
To say 'I love you' one must know first how to say the 'I'
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
It's better to say too much, than never to say what you need to say again.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
Love is not consolation. It is light.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
We are all born for love; it is the principle of existence and its only end.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
Loving once and only once is possible - anything is possible.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.