Everybody in Love is Blind
Everybody in love is blind.
Love – a grave mental disease.
The only victory over love is flight.
But there’s nothing half so sweet in life As love’s young dream.
– George Moore
Love is often a fruit of marriage.
So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life.
– John Milton
He who for love hath undergone The worst that can befall, Is happier thousandfold than one Who never loved at all.
– Richard Monckton Milnes
Come live with me, and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That valleys, groves, or hills, or fields, Or woods and steepy mountains, yield.
– Christopher Marlowe
I love a lassie, a bonnie, bonnie lassie, She’s as pure as the lily in the dell. She’s as sweet as the heather, The bonnie, bloomin’ heather, Mary, ma Scotch Blue-bell.
– Harry Lauder
I could not love thee, dear, so much Loved I not honour more.
– Richard Lovelace
The reason why lovers and their mistresses never tire of being together is that they are always talking of themselves.
– La Rochefoucauld
Sing, for faith and hope are high – None so true as you and I – Sing the Lovers’ Litany: “Love like ours can never die!”
– Rudyard Kipling
Love in a hut, with water and a crust, Is – Love, forgive us! – cinders, ashes, dust.
– John Keats
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Love’s like the measles – all the worse when it comes late in life.
– Douglas Jerrold
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.
Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, Where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell? Whom do you lead on Rapture’s roadway, far, Before you agonize them in farewell?
– Laurence Hope
Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
– Magnus Hirschfeld
You say to me-ward’s your affection’s strong; Pray love me little, so you love me long.
– Robert Herrick
Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth.
Man begins by loving love and ends by loving a woman. Woman begins by loving a man and ends by loving love.
– Remy de Gourmont
Young men wish: love, money and health. One day, they’ll say: health, money and love.
– Paul Geraldy
All mankind love a lover.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It’s love, it’s love that makes the world go round.
– French Song
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
– Benjamin Franklin
But one always returns to one’s first loves.
If yet I have not all thy love, love Dear, I shall never have it all.
– John Donne
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