"Love stretches your heart and makes you big inside."—Margaret Walker
~Henry James Slack (1818–1896), , "Conversation VIII: The Beech-wood," 1850
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
"To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven."—Karen Sunde
I offer you the remedy of Free Love as an antidote for enforced lust, and the world will have to take it before the disease can be cured.
~Alfred de Musset, , 1836, Desgenais to Octave, translated from French by Kendall Warren
Candle light, moon light, star light,
The brightest glow is from love light.
Men love because they are afraid of themselves, afraid of the loneliness that lives in them, and need someone in whom they can lose themselves as smoke loses itself in the sky.
"A love song is just a caress set to music."—Sigmund Romberg
What an infinity of bliss the possession of your love seemed to me the future so full of passionate sweet life that my spirit shrank blinded from trying to explore it; I stopped content with the delicious sense of that moment alone.
~Michael LeunigWho would give a law to lovers?
Last November, the Daily Star Online announced, “Prince Harry couldmarry into gangster royalty—his new love is from a crime ridden LosAngeles neighborhood”; “the royal’s future mother-in-law still livesin Crenshaw, surrounded by bloodbath robberies and drug-inducedviolence.”
Love is unto itself a higher law.
A good speech has a beginning, a middle and an end, the best example being, "I love you." ~Robert Brault,
True love is a discipline in which each divines the secret self of the other and refuses to believe in the mere daily self.
Love just makes it a safer place.
Because she is light-skinned and has not made an issue of beingbi-racial—though she has embraced it—she has auditioned for white aswell as black and Latina roles. There was widespread disbelief amongviewers in Season Two of Suits when her black father, a high-poweredlawyer played by the charismatic actor Wendell Pierce (of Treme fame),first appeared on the show—most people didn’t think her character, orthe actress playing her, was bi-racial.
~Henry TimrodTake away love and our earth is a tomb.
True love, to whom my heart is prey,
How dost thou hold me in thy sway,
That in each day I find no fault
But daily wait for love's assault.
~Pernette du Guillet
Love demands certain things as a right...
Love does not come to us every day.
~From the movie , 1932
Tell me how many beads there are
In a silver chain
Of evening rain,
Unravelled from the tumbling main,
And threading the eye of a yellow star: -
So many times do I love again.
~Thomas Lovell Beddoes
What good is love if you never ask anything of it?