Quotes: lover

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  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    He is not a lover who does not love forever.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover - but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
  • All men are selfish, but the vain man is in love with himself. He admires, like the lover his adored one, everything which to others is indifferent.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    Any man who can write a page of living prose adds something to our life, and the man who can, as I can, is surely the last to resent someone who can do it even better. An artist cannot deny art, nor would he want to. A lover cannot deny love.
  • As your lover describes you, so you are.
    Source: Sexing the Cherry (2007) 57
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    St. Thomas Aquinas
    Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
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    Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
  • Samuel Lover
    Samuel Lover
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    Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.
  • For like as herbs and trees bringing forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is in any manner a lover, springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds.
  • David Pratt
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    Friends will keep you sane,
    Love could fill your heart,
    A lover can warm your bed,
    But lonely is the soul without a mate.
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