Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.
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 all, it gives all, and it takes all.
Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Ultimately love is everything.
Only one who loves can remember so well.
Say as you think and speak it from your souls.
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.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
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.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Men's vows are women's traitors!
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.