There Can Be No Peace Of Mind In Love
Love is a spendthrift, leaves its arithmetic at home, is always ‘in the red’.
– Paul Scherer
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
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.
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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