Quotes: love

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  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Even the gods love jokes.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Friends show their love in times of trouble...
  • Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Hatred can be overcome only by love.
  • Morarji Desai
    Morarji Desai
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    It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
  • Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Love is a great beautifier.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    ''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
  • Caroline Shaw
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.