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

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
– Diane Arbus

We need not think alike to love alike.
– John Wesley  

Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.
– Judy Collins

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
– Barbara De Angelis

To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
– James Baldwin

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.
– Oscar Wilde

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we can never give enough of is love.
– Henry Miller

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.
– Barbara De Angelis

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy
– Francis of Assisi

I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
– Barbara De Angelis

Most of what we take as being important is not material, whether it’s music or feelings or love. They’re things we can’t really see or touch. They’re not material, but they’re vitally important to us.
– Judy Collins

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
– Barbara De Angelis

Instead of a bottom-line based on money and power, we need a new bottom-line that defines productivity and creativity as where corporations, governments, schools, public institutions, and social practices are judged as efficient, rational and productive not only to the extent they maximize money and power, but to the extent they maximize love and caring, ethical and ecological sensitivity, and our capacities to respond with awe and wonder at the grandeur of creation.
– Michael Lerner

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