Love is a spendthrift, leaves its arithmetic at home, is always ‘in the red’.
– Paul Scherer

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Love, you know, seeks to make happy rather than to be happy.
– Ralph Connor

He who loves the more is the inferior and must suffer.
– Thomas Mann

From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
– Sam Goldwyn

What dire offence from am’rous causes springs. What mighty contests rise from trivial things.
– Alexander Pope

There Can Be No Peace Of Mind In Love

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
– Victor Hugo

I am two fools, I know, for loving, and saying so.
– John Donne

You can always get someone to love you – even if you have to do it yourself.
– Tom Masson

I no longer cared about survival – I merely loved.
– Loren Eiseley

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.
– Bible

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
– Francois Mauriac

Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The porcupine, whom one must handle gloved, may be respected, but is never loved.
– Arthur Guiterman

The loving are the daring.
– Bayard Taylor

The heart that has truly loved never forgets but as truly loves on to the close.
– Thomas More

Love lives on propinquity, but dies on contact.
– Thomas Hardy

Wine comes in at the mouth and love comes in at the eye; that’s all we shall know for truth before we grow old and die.
– William Butler Yeats

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
– Bob Hope

To live is like to love – all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
– Samuel Butler

Romance without finance is no good.
– Willie The Lion’ Smith

You’ve got to love what’s lovable, and hate what’s hateable. It takes brains to see the difference.
– Robert Frost

There can be no peace of mind in love, since the advantage one has secured is never anything but a fresh starting-point for further desires.
– Marcel Proust

Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

The greater love is a mother’s; then comes a dog’s; then a sweetheart’s.
– Polish proverb

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
– John Ruskin

At the end of what is called the ‘sexual life’ the only love which has lasted is the love which has everything, every disappointment, every failure and every betrayal, which has accepted even the sad fact that in the end there is no desire so deep as the simple desire for companionship.
– Graham Greene

When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one’s own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists.
– Henry Stack Sullivan

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