"Love is friendship set on fire."
"Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
Franklin P. Jones
"Love has no age, no limit; and no death."
"Loved people are loving people."
"Take away love and our earth is a tomb."
"A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion."
"Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses."
"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."
James A. Baldwin
"Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you"
"To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, but to be loved by the one you love is everything."
"I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear."
"If we want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it." Mother Teresa
"Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. Let's do it, let's fall in love."
"All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time. "
"For an instant out lives met, our souls flowered."
"Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts."
"The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to them; there ought to be as many for love."
"My love for you is like a flower. It grows with love and sunshine."
"When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks."
Natalie Clifford Barney
"One is very crazy when in love."
"When love is not madness, it is not love."
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"Almost everybody's happy to be a fool for love."
"Love takes up where knowledge leaves off."
Saint Thomas Aquinas
"Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law."
"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same."
"Dance as though no one is watching you. Love as though you have never been hurt before. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth."
"Love is the beauty of the soul."
"A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years."
"What the world really needs is more love and less paper work."
"Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life."
"Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life."
"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up."
James A. Baldwin
"We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together."
Jean de la Bruyere
"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."
Honore de Balzac
"The best proof of love is trust."
Dr. Joyce Brothers
"Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away."
"A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one."
"The giving of love is an education in itself."
"Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love."
"Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence."
"The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost."
Gilbert K. Chesterton
"Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love."
"The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life."
Lydia M. Child
"Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old."
"Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never."
Charles Caleb Colton
"Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved."