The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
– Benjamin Disraeli

The Magic of First Love

The irony of love is that it guarantees some degree of anger, fear and criticism.
– Harold H. Bloomfield

There is one who kisses, and the other who offers a cheek.
– French proverb

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
– Stephen Leacock

They gave each other a smile with a future in it.
– Ring Lardner

What we can do for another is the test of powers; what we can suffer is the test of love.
– Brooke Foss Westcott

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

‘Tis not love’s going hurts my days, but that it went in little ways.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
– Charles Caleb Colton

Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again – this is the brave and happy life.
– J. E. Buckrose

And if I loved you Wednesday, well, what is that to you? I do not love you Thursday – so much is true.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay

A lady of forty-seven who has been married twenty-seven years and has six children knows what love really is and once described it for me like this: ‘Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.’
– James Thurber

The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one person.
– Vi Putnam

It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh.
– Agnes Repplier

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

If you want to be loved, be lovable.
– Ovid

In the act of loving someone you arm them against you.
– Anonymous

A man is only as good as what he loves.
– Saul Bellow

Respect is love in plain clothes.
– Frankie Byrne

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
– George Bernard Shaw

No one can do me any good by loving me; I have more love than I need or could do any good with; but people do me good by making me love them – which isn’t easy.
– John Ruskin