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Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
François De La Rochefoucauld

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
Carl Sagan

Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt.
Dorothy Parker

I'm talking about how to stay in one piece. Try to get hold of the things that are important, the good and true things about your life. Up there is some kind of lovely. And maybe you need to have something in your heart, you know, something even more lovely. To help you find your way home.
Frank Cottrell Boyce

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him.
Orson Scott Card

It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray

It is our imagination that is responsible for love, not the other person.
Marcel Proust

It´s natural to want someone you love to do what you want, or what you think would be good for them, but you have to let everything happen to them... And that's hard, ..., because you often feel like interfering -you want to be the one who makes the plans.
John Irving /The Cider House Rules/

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
James A. Baldwin

Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.
Marcel Proust /In Search of Lost Time/

Love is noble, And so we wrap it around all the things we think perhaps aren’t so noble in hopes no one will see what they really are. Fear. Anger. Shame.
Daniel Abraham /The Tyrant's Law/

Love is not vain because it is frustrated, but because it is fulfilled. The people we love turn to ashes when we posess them.
Marcel Proust /Remembrance of Things Past/

People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer because of a very ordinary woman. This is like being surprised that anyone should be stricken with cholera because of a creature so insignificant as the common bacillus.
Marcel Proust

So we dream on. Thus we invent our lives....We invent what we love, and what we fear.
John Irving /The Hotel New Hampshire/

The problem with loving someone you don't trust is finding the right distance.
Daniel Abraham /A Shadow in Summer/

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost
G. K. Chesterton

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray

True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
François De La Rochefoucauld

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
Doris Lessing

We do not judge the people we love.
Jean-Paul Sartre

We live in the world when we love it.
Rabindranath Tagore

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

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