Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
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.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
Men's vows are women's traitors!
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
He whom love touches not walks in darkness
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.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
To fear love is to fear life, and those whose fear life are already three parts dead...
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
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?'
Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
One word, Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.
Jesus said love one another. He didn't say love the whole world.
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.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.