Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
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.
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?
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
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.
Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.
Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.
Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy
The flowering of love is meditation.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might have to make a choice between being heard and being loved.
To say 'I love you' one must know first how to say the 'I'
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds that happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?