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Sweet Love Quotes Page 8

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Nick Richardson
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Rainer Maria Rilke
For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Tom Robbins
The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Tom Robbins
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Bertrand Russell
The root of the matter… the thing I mean… is love, Christian love, or compassion. If you feel this, you have a motive for existence, a guide for action, a reason for courage, an imperative necessity for intellectual honesty.
Bertrand Russell
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If you wish to be loved; Love!
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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William Shakespeare
Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love.
William Shakespeare
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George Bernard Shaw
The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
George Bernard Shaw
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. They who inspire is most are fortunate, As I am now: but those who feel it most Are happier still.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
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 Socrates
Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may be beautiful inside. Let all my external possessions be in friendly harmony with what is within. May I consider the wise man rich. As for gold, let me have as much as a moderate man could bear and carry with him.
Socrates
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To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Strong
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For where there is true love, a man is neither out of measure lifted up by prosperity, nor cast down by mishap; whether you give or take away from him, so long as he keeps his beloved, he has a spring of inward peace. Thus, even though thy outward man grieve, or weep downright, that may well be borne, if only thy inner man remain at peace, perfectly content with the will of God.
Johannes Tauler
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It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found -- not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
St. Teresa of Avila
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What is the main thing in love? to know and to hide. To know about the one you love and to hide that you love. At times the hiding (shame) overpowers the knowing (passion). The passion for the hidden -- the passion for the revealed.
Marina Tsvetaeva
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For it is the suffering flesh, it is suffering, it is death, that lovers perpetuate upon the earth. Love is at once the brother, son, and father of death, which is its sister, mother, and daughter. And thus it is that in the depth of love there is a depth
Miguel De Unamuno
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A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
Author Unknown
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As Plato sometimes speaks of the divine love, it arises not out of indigency, as created love does, but out of fullness and redundancy; it is an overflowing fountain, and that love which descends upon created being is a free efflux from the almighty source of love; and it is well pleasing to him that those creatures which he hath made should partake of it.
Author Unknown
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But true love is a durable fire, in the mind ever burning. Never sick, never old, never dead. From itself never turning.
Author Unknown
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I define love for our purpose as the passion of one being for another in the hope of being loved in return.
Author Unknown
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If there is anything better than to be loved, it is to love.
Author Unknown
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If we discovered we only had five minutes left to say all we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people telling other people that they loved them.
Author Unknown
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It is well to be happy and wise and well to be honest and true; it is well to be off with the old love, before you are on with the new.
Author Unknown
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Live for love. Without love, you don't live.
Author Unknown
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Love is the bridge between two hearts.
Author Unknown
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Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse.
Author Unknown
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Many will detest you if you spend all your love on yourself.
Author Unknown
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Never try to define love. Once defined love is confined. Once confined -- It dies.
Author Unknown
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