Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
– Maya Angelou

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Love is a better teacher than duty.
– Albert Einstein

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
– Peter Ustinov

The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.
– Tenzin Gyatso

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
– Sophocles

Even after all this time, The sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with A love like that. It lights the whole sky.
– Hafiz of Persia

We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small.
– Tara Brach

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
– John Lennon

Love is more than a noun — it is a verb; it is more than a feeling — it is caring, sharing, helping, sacrificing.
– William Arthur Ward

A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.
– Marilyn Monroe

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
– Maya Angelou

What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
– Madame de Stael

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
– Ella Fitzgerald

You like to respect and admire someone whom you love, but actually, you love even more the people who require understanding and who make mistakes and have to grow with their mistakes.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.
– Ellen Goodman

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