Love is an Ocean of Emotions
We are all born for love, … It is the principle of existence and its only end.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Love is an ocean of emotions, entirely surrounded by expenses.
– Lord Dewar
Love with men is not a sentiment, but an idea.
– Mme. de Girardin
How wise are they that are but fools in love!
– Joshua Cooke
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned.
– William Congreve
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, Whatever stirs this mortal frame, All are but ministers of Love, And feed his sacred flame.
– Hartley Coleridge
There’s no love lost between us.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Of all the girls that are so smart There’s none like pretty Sally; She is the darling of my heart, And lives in our alley.
– Henry Carey
Man’s love is of man’s life a thing apart, ‘Tis woman’s whole existence.
– Lord Byron
Oh my luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June; Oh my luve’s like the melodie That’s sweetly played in tune.
– James Drummond Burns
The first sigh of love is the last of wisdom.
– Antoine Bret
Our first and last love is – self-love.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
Love in France is a comedy; in England a tragedy; in Italy an opera seria; and in Germany a melodrama.
– Marguerite Blessington
Man loves little and often, woman much and rarely.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
– Francis Bailey
Unlove’s the heavenless hell and homeless home . . . lovers alone wear sunlight.
– e. e. cummings
Love cannot accept what it is. Everywhere on earth it cries out against kindness, compassion, intelligence, everything that leads to compromise. Love demands the impossible, the absolute, the sky on fire, inexhaustible springtime, life after death, and death itself transfigured into eternal life.
– Albert Camus
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
– La Rochefoucauld
Love, all love of other sights controls. And makes one little room an everywhere.
– John Donne
In how many lives does Love really play a dominant part? The average taxpayer is no more capable of a ‘grand passion’ than of a grand opera.
– Israel Zangwill
Love makes of the wisest man a fool, and of the most foolish woman, a sage.
– Moritz G. Saphir
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