The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Inspirational Quotes About Life

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.
– Dennis P. Kimbro

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
—  Lucille Ball

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
– William James

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
— Martin Luther King Jr.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
— Plato

There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
– Josiah Gilbert

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
– Will Rogers

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.
– Erma Bombeck

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.
— Alfred Tennyson

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
— Rumi

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
– Benjamin Disraeli

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
— Blaise Pascal

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
— Morrie Schwartz

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

I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.
— Roy Croft

Love is a friendship set to music.
—  Joseph Campbell

It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.
— Eleanor Roosevelt