Thoughts on love, Misc. Authors

Comment: What is love?

love is evol spelled backwards!!

"Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets
pregnant" Jim Cole

"Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to
yourself" Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Love is friendship set on fire." - unknown

"To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia." -
H.L. Mencken

"Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so
cynical about it...It really is worth fighting for, risking everything
for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk everything, you risk even
more." - Erica Jong

"Love stretches your heart and makes you big inside." - Margaret Walker

"Love is like war: Easy to begin but hard to end." - Anonymous

"Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired." - Mark Twain

Love isn't blind; it just only sees what matters. - William Curry

"Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there
is plenty of room at both ends"

"Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human
existence." - Erich Fromm

"In the final analysis, love is the only reflection of man's worth." -
Bill Wundram, Iowa Quad Cities Times

"Love doesn't make the world go round, love is what makes the ride
worthwhile." - Elizabeth Browning

"To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then
one suffers from not loving. Therefore to love is to suffer, not to
love is to suffer. To suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To
be happy then is to suffer. But suffering makes one unhappy.
Therefore, to be unhappy one must love, or love to suffer, or suffer
from too much happiness. I hope you're getting this down."
- Woody Allen,

Song of Solomon 8:6
Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for
love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It
burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.

"Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to
draw blood in its defense." Mark Overby

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Henry Louis Mencken

Romans 13:10
Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment
of the law.

Love is a greater law to itself. - De Consolatione Philosophiae

"Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important."
Lisa Hoffman

Love is a friendship set to music.
E. Joseph Cossman

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.

"Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The
most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice." Tom Watson

1 John 3:16
This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for
us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.

A Friend's Love says: " If you ever need anything, I'll be there."
True Love says: " You'll never need anything; I'll be there." - Jimi

Love reminds you that nothing else matters. - Amy Bushell

"Love is not finding the perfect person, but learning to see an
imperfect person perfectly." -Sam Keen

"Love is like a Rubix Cube, there are countless numbers of wrong
twists and turns, but when you get it right, it looks perfect no
matter what way you look at it" - Brian Cramer

"The quickest way to receive love is to give; the fastest way to lose
love is to hold it too tightly; and the best way to keep love is to
give it wings"

"Love is all you need" - the beatles

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the
heart will outlast anything... - Raul and Samantha Juarez

1 Corinthians 13
4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast,
it is not proud. 5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not
easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6Love does not delight
in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects, always
trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

"Love is saying 'I feel differently' instead of 'You're wrong.'"

They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love
never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no
evil angel but Love. William Shakespeare

Love is not blind - It sees more and not less, but because it sees
more it is willing to see less. - Will Moss

"Love is not written on paper, for paper can be erased. Nor is it
etched on stone, for stone can be broken. But it is inscribed on a
heart and there it shall remain forever."

1 John 4:10
This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his
Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

"To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk
pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the
greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

"Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything,
and love is all there is." Gary Zukav

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top
the view is beautiful. - Daniel Monroe Tuttle

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the
world. - Bill Wilson

1 John 4:16
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love.
Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him.

"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly
themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we
love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them." Thomas Merton

"Love is being stupid together." Paul Valery

"Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people,
who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate."
- Sigmund Freud

Proverbs 15:17
Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf
with hatred.

"Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain
empties" Jules Renard

Love is smiling on the inside and out. - Jennifer Williams

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.
- Crystal Middlemas

Love is like a mustard seed; planted by God and watered by men
- Muda Saint Michael -

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. - George Sand

"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 is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is
also of little love." Erich Fromm

Galatians 5:22
22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience,
kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness and self-control.
Against such things there is no law.

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. - Benjamin Franklin

"I am a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I
didn't have the heart to let him down..." - Abraham Lincoln

Love is a moment that lasts forever...- Julie Wittey

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so
beautiful.- Stacie Cunningham

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.-
Sarah Montgomery

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty
of the soul." Saint Augustine

"Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything,
and love is all there is." Gary Zukav

"The worst thing you can do for love is deny it; so when you find that
special someone, don't let anyone or anything to get in your way."

1 John 4:8
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

"Love is a better teacher than duty." Albert Einstein

"He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every
time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and
his mind those virtues it possesses" Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Love has the power of making you believe what you would normally
treat with the deepest suspicion." - Mirabeau

"Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who
fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs
the joy from life." Merle Shain

"Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously
the head, the heart and the senses." Lao Tzu

"Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it
everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do, will
cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, will never...never forget
it." Curtis Judalet

Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notions of time;
effaces all memory of beginning, all fear of an end. - Madame de Stael

Love is more than a feeling; it's a state of mind. - Lisa Grude

2 John 1:6
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you
have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.

"And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." -
Paul McCartney