True Love Doesn’t Happen Right Away
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
– Jimi Hendrix
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
– Mignon McLaughlin
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
– Brian Tracy
True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together.
– Ricardo Montalban
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
– Joseph Addison
If music be the food of love, play on.
– William Shakespeare
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
– Stevie Wonder
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
– Khalil Gibran
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
– David Frost
Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as you are supposed to be.
– Joel Osteen
Presents don’t really mean much to me. I don’t want to sound mawkish, but – it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love.
– Gabriel Byrne
Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.
– Maya Angelou
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
– Brad Henry
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.
– Audrey Hepburn
You can’t stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it’s the best thing in the world. When you’re in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.
– Keith Sweat
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