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Love Quotes -4

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
~John Ciardi

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
~Douglas Yates

Love never reasons but profusely gives; gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all, and trembles lest it has done too little.
~Hannah Moore

Ah me! why may not love and life be one?
~Henry Timrod

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
~Robert Browning

Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
~William Shakespeare, “Sonnet CXVI”

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.
~Leo Tolstoy

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken.
~Marguerite de Valois

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
~Werner Erhard

No one can understand love who has not experienced infatuation. And no one can understand infatuation, no matter how many times he has experienced it.
~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Love me and the world is mine.
~David Reed

It would be impossible to “love” anyone or anything one knew completely. Love is directed towards what lies hidden in its object.
~Paul Valéry, Tel quel, 1943

The love game is never called off on account of darkness.
~Tom Masson

They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there’s moonlight all about and there’s no moon above.
~E.Y. “Yip” Harburg and Fred Saidy, dialogue just before the song “Old Devil Moon” in the musical Finian’s Rainbow (Thanks, Katherine!)

Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
~David Byrne

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
~Robert Frost

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
~Zora Neale Hurston

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
~Emily Brontë

The excesses of love soon pass, but its insufficiencies torment us forever.
~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

An old man in love is like a flower in winter.
~Portuguese Proverb

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