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If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.
I am in love with my dog. I'm 38 and I'm single and I'm having my most intense and gratifying relationship with a dog. But we all learn about love in different ways, and this way happens to be mine.
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working ; and just so you learn to love God and man by loving. All those who think to learn in any other way deceive themselves.
Francis de Sales
Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.
Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
Yet should the thoughts of me your humble swain
Ascend to heaven, in honour of my Love.
There exists, between people in love, a kind of capital held by each. This is not just a stock of affects or pleasure, but also the possibility of playing double or quits with the share you hold in the other's heart.
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
Joseph de Maistre
To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
Walter Savage Landor
Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?
To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself, wherever it may lead.
There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.
Richard Watson Gilder
Love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other.
Although as a sailor I despised politics - for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today - conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude towards political problems.
As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.
Lust is what keeps you wanting to do it even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you want to be with each other even when you have no desire to do it.
The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
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