Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
– Tammy Wynette

To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
– Jose Ortega y Gasset

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
– Thomas Fuller

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
– Fulton J. Sheen

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
– Maurice Maeterlinck

In every living thing there is the desire for love.
– D. H. Lawrence

We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
– Cyril Connolly

Self-love is the source of all our other loves.
– Pierre Corneille

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
– Werner Erhard

Do you have to have a reason for loving?
– Brigitte Bardot

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
– Friedrich Schiller

Love is a hole in the heart.
– Ben Hecht

Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
– William Congreve

Who loves, raves.
– Lord Byron

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
– John Dryden

Love is love’s reward.
– John Dryden

To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
– Francois Rabelais

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
– Robert Burton

No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton

Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.
– Billie Holiday

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
– Barbara Pym

Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
– Christopher Marlowe

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
– Aphra Behn

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