You are my first love. And then, You will be my only love.
– Rebecca Walker

You can’t manufacture love. you can’t build it back up, like a fire. You start out with a certain amount, and then you hope it is strong enough and lasting enough to sustain itself against the hard winters, and the assaults of time.
– Rick Bass

Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
– Rick Riordan

Happiness is pretty simple: someone to love, something to do, something to look forward to.
– Rita Mae Brown

Women need to feel loved and men need to feel needed.
– Rita Mae Brown

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
– Rita Mae Brown

Every day you’re alive and someone loves you is a miracle.
– Rita Mae Brown

I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.
– Rita Mae Brown

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.
– Rita Mae Brown

Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
– Rita Mae Brown

It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.
– Roald Dahl

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy – in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
– Robert A. Heinlein

There are days when you need someone who just want to be your sunshine and not the air you breath.
– Robert Brault

Only where love and need are one, And the work is play for mortal stakes Is the deed ever truly done For Heaven and the future’s sakes.
– Robert Frost

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

Families break up when they get hints you don’t intend and miss hints that you do.
– Robert Frost

Home is where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
– Robert Frost

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