Quotes: love

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  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    A woman's friendship ever ends in love.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
    Jean de la Fontaine
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    Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
    Katherine Mansfield
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    I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
    William R. Alger
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    Words of love, are works of love.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
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    Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
    William Cowper
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    Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
    Iris Murdoch
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    Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
    Euripides
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    He is not a lover who does not love forever.