Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 61.
    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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  • 62.
    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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  • 63.
    Imperceptibly the love of these dischords grew upon me as my love of music grew stronger.
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. author. The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, letter, December 1, 1835, to Beverly Tucker, ed. John Ward Ostrom (1966). The poetics of atonality.)
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  • 64.
    To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
    (Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 7 (1913).)
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  • 65.
    Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
    (Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), U.S. statesman, writer. Poor Richard's Almanac, May (1734).)
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  • 66.
    May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Essay on "Chastity and Sensuality" in letter, September 1852, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 207, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 67.
    None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
    (John Milton (1608-1674), British poet. repr. In Complete Prose Works of Milton, ed. Ernest Sirluck (1959). The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649).)
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  • 68.
    People who love me are loving another person who could potentially hurt them. People who love God are loving the only Person who could perfectly love them.
    (My reminder to those who say they trust me.)
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  • 69.
    Even heaven would become hell if you were alone in it, or away from a loved one. And even if you were with your loved one, but in hell, eventually you would cry to have you and your loved one together in heaven. So to create your own heaven on earth, make sure you and your loved one are in a place you both LOVE, because what could be heaven for one, could be hell for the other.
    (Suzy Kassem)
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  • 70.
    To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
    (Marguerite Duras (b. 1914), French author, filmmaker. interview, repr. In Outside: Selected Writings (1984). "The Path of Joyful Despair," Le Monde (Paris, 1977).)
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