To love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone; it has to be made - like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Love withers with predictability; its very essence is surprise and amazement. To make love a prisoner of the mundane is to take its passion and lose it forever.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary: I humbly pray to heaven above that I love the man I marry.
The most difficult thing that you can do is to watch the person you love, love someone else.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
They do not love that do not show their love.
Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
The way you love anything is to realize it might be lost.
It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.
A love song is just a caress set to music.
All for love… and nothing for reward.
Love is a fire.But whether it is going to warm your heart, or burn down your house, you can never tell.
If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.
True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Love is… born with the pleasure of looking at each other; it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other; it is concluded with the impossibility of separation!
If you love something, set it free; if it comes back it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was.