"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."

"We are never so helplessly unhappy as when we lose love."
Sigmund Freud

"Platonic love is like an inactive volcano."
Andre Pevost

"Love is indescribable and unconditional. I could tell you a thousand things that it is not, but not one that it is."
Duke Ellington

"The story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity."
Helen Hayes

"To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others."
Francois Mauriac

"To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven."
Karen Sunde

"There is no remedy for love but to love more."
Henry David Thoreau

"Love is not blind -- it simply enables one to see things others fail to see."

"The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed."
J. Krishnamurti

"All you need is love."
John Lennon

"One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved."
Romain Rolland

"Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses."
Thomas Robert Dewar

"We cannot tell the precise moment when love is formed. As in the filling of a vessel drop by drop, there is at last one which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over."

"Absence diminishes small loves and increases great
ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire."

Francois de La Rouchefoucauld

"There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved."
George Sand

"True love begins when nothing is looked for in return."
Antoine De Saint-Exupery

"Love, you know, seeks to make happy rather than to be happy."
Ralph Connor

"The best feelings are those that
Have no words to describe them...."

Michelle Hammersley

"A heart that loves is always young."
A Greek Proverb

"Seduce my mind and you can have my body,
Find my soul and I'm yours forever."


"I have loved to the point of madness;
That which is called madness,
That which to me,
Is the only sensible way to love."

F. Sagan

"To be in love is merely to be
In a state of perpetual anesthesia:
To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god
Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess."

H.L. Mencken

"Other men said they have seen angels,
But I have seen thee
And thou art enough."

G. Moore

"I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion -
I have shudder'd at it.
I shudder no more.
I could be martyr'd for my religion
Love is my religion
And I could die for that.
I could die for you."

John Keats

"And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Love is a portion of the soul itself,
and it is of the same nature as the
celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise."

Victor Hugo

"True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen."
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love."
Pearl Bailey

"The heart has reasons that reason does not understand."
Jacques Benigne Bossuel

"It's better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all."
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

"If I know what love is, it is because of you."
Herman Hesse

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."

"In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities."
Janos Arnay

"Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me."
Sarah Bernhardt

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