In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
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
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind
It is good to love many things, for therein lies strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done with love is well done.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
There was a time, when I blamed my companion if his religion did not resemble mine. Now, however, my heart accepts every form....Love alone is my religion.
As I grow to understand life less and less,
Speak low, if you speak love.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.