Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
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.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds that happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life's key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
One word, Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
I don't know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.