We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
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.
If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
When the power of love, will overcome the love of power; the world will know peace.
A woman who would steal your love when your love is all you really have isnt much of a woman.
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.
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery.
The only victory over love is flight.
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.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love.
If a thing loves, it is infinite.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.