Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 51.
    About children's caregivers ... you want someone who is loving but not so loving you're displaced.
    (Kathleen Christensen (20th century), U.S. professor, environmental psychology. Wall Street Journal (May 21, 1993).)
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  • 52.
    There are people who would never have been in love, had they never heard love spoken of.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 136 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 53.
    Sensuality without love is a sin; love without sensuality is worse than a sin.
    (José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 38, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
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  • 54.
    It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 370 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
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  • 55.
    Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
    (Erich Fromm (1900-1980), U.S. psychologist. Man for Himself, ch. 4 (1947).)
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  • 56.
    Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
    (Ellen Key (1849-1926), Swedish author, feminist. "The Morality of Woman," The Morality of Woman and Other Essays (1911).)
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  • 57.
    We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 321 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 58.
    Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
    (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, author. The Wisdom of the Sands, ch. 2 (1948).)
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  • 59.
    Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Henry, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 1 (1891).)
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  • 60.
    When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuations of the material creation.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Art," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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