The love quotes that follow are favorite sayings about what love is truly about. In order to reach this level of understanding, we must pass through the earlier stages: dating, romance and the early years of marriage. I make a distinction between new and mature love because while romance focuses its energy on the lover, mature love offers compassion, tolerance and a willingness to serve love itself.
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Love is perfect kindness.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
~Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)~
Love never claims, it ever gives.
~Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)~
Most people don't realize that 83% of relationships end in
separation or divorce because people fail to ask important questions
that reveal the character of the person they are dating.
Ask the questions that will help you find out what your date really believes in
All you need is love.
~John Lennon (1940-1980)~
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
~Alphonse Marie de la Martine~
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not
arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not
irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in
the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
~Paul (A.D. First Century) 1 Corinthians 13:4-7~
"Love doesn't make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
"Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love."
"One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love."
"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them."
~Author Unknown~ (Quote contributed by Amanda Stephenson)
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