Valentine's Quotes

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others. - Francois Mauriac

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. - Pearl Bailey

Love has no uttermost, as the stars have no number and the sea no rest. - Eleanor Farjeon

Love is a minefield. You take a step and get blown to pieces, put yourself back together again and stupidly take another step. I guess that's human nature. It hurts so much to be alone that we'd all rather blow up than be single. - Kate Welles (Famke Janssen) in Love & Sex (2000)

Grief is the price we pay for love. - Queen Elizabeth II

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. - Jean Pierre Claris De Florian

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle. - Crystal Middlemas

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. - W. Somerset Maugham

Love is not blind -- it simply enables one to see things others fail to see. - St. Paul

It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh. - Agnes Repplier

Love can make a summer fly, or a night seem like a lifetime. - Andrew Lloyd Webber

When we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness - and call it love - true love. - Robert Fulghum

Love demands all, and has a right to all. - Beethoven

The most difficult thing to explain in life is the simplest truth called love. - Ramanathan Srinivasan

So dear I love him that with him, all deaths I could endure. Without him, live no lives. - William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet"

You say that love is nonsense.... I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength. - Henry Brooks Adams

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy. - Marguerite De Valois

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk everything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong in How to Save Your Own Life (1977)

Love does not die easily. It is a living thing. It thrives in the face of all life's hazards, save one--neglect. -  James Bryden

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than it was because he was he and I was I. - Michel Montaigne

Amoris vulnus idem sanat, qui facit. Translation: The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them. - Syrus Publilius

Love concentrates so intently on another that you forget yourself at that moment. Attention says, 'I value you enough to give you my most precious asset - my time' - Anon

Love is when you wake up thinking of no one else but, that person! - Anon

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess. - H.L. Mencken

14th Feb is celebrated as St. Valentine's Day.

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Love or war
Nothing can hold it ever, for
It's a blind force!

11-Feb-2012 08:12 AM