Treasure The Love You Receive
Life is full of confusion. Confusion of love, passion, and romance. Confusion of family and friends. Confusion with life itself. What path we take, what turns we make. How we roll our dice.
– Matthew Underwood
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton
Real fatherhood means love and commitment and sacrifice and a willingness to share responsibility and not walking away from one’s children.
– William Bennett
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
– Khalil Gibran
For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.
– T. S. Eliot
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
– Fulton J. Sheen
You need to love yourself and be yourself one hundred percent before you can actually love someone else.
– Christina Perri
I’m not claiming divinity. I’ve never claimed purity of soul. I’ve never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can… But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.
– John Lennon
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
– Paulo Coelho
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl’s clothes off.
– Raymond Chandler
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
– Mother Teresa
Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain.
– Billie Holiday
There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes – seize it, don’t miss it.
– Max Lucado
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
– Mother Teresa
The word ‘hospitality’ in the New Testament comes from two Greek words. The first word means ‘love’ and the second word means ‘strangers.’ It’s a word that means love of strangers.
– Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
– Og Mandino
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
– Sigmund Freud
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.
– Simone de Beauvoir
I have fallen in love with the imagination. And if you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.
– Alice Walker
I’m a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don’t have control of every situation.
– Beyonce Knowles
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.
– Katharine Hepburn
Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
– Adam Sandler
Love and hate have a magical transforming power. They are the great soul changers. We grow through their exercise into the likeness of what we contemplate.
– George William Russell
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