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

Love is an Ocean of Emotions

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.
– Anonymous

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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