There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
It's better to say too much, than never to say what you need to say again.
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
The only victory over love is flight.
In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.
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.
A woman should soften but not weaken a man.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
We love the things we love for what they are.
Rekindled love is generally short-term.
Only married people understand you can be miserable and happy at the same time.
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.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.