"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"True love cannot be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does."
"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly."
"You may only be one person to the world, but you may also be the world to one person."
"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."
"My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it is on your plate."
"Forgiveness is the final form of love."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness."
"You don't love a woman because she's beautiful; she is beautiful because you love her."
"It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death."
"A fool in love makes no sense to me. I only think you are a fool if you do not love."
"If you would be loved, love and be lovable."
Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanac," 1755
"A happy man marries the girl he loves; a happier man loves the girl he marries."
"Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along."
"Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent love protects you from age."
"It is not so much what is on the table that matters, as what is on the chairs."
"Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love."
"The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed."
"Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat."
"An old man who marries a young wife grows younger - but she grows older."
"You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable."
"Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away."
"I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life."
D. H. Lawrence
"Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing."
"I have loved to the point of madness / That which is called madness / That which to me / Is the only sensible way to love."
"We learn only from those we love."
Johann Von Eckermann
"The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: 1) To return love for hate; 2) To include the excluded; and 3) To say 'I was wrong.'"
Ernst Heinrich Haeckel
"And in the end, the love you take Is equal to the love you make."
John Lennon and Paul McCartney