Love

"Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love."

Ellen Key
Ellen Key "The Morality of Woman"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"We can only learn to love by loving."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman.... It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A woman's passion is not the measure of a man's love."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Gold is the gift of vanity and common pride, but flowers are the gift of love and friendship."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche "Beyond Good and Evil"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is."

Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch "A Severed Head"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love conquers everything, let us, too, yield to love."

Virgil
Virgil "Eclogues"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love! Hate! Is there no third?"


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love works in a circle, for the beloved moves the lover by stamping a likeness, and the lover then goes out to hold the beloved in reality. Who first was the beginning now becomes the end of motion."

St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas "Summa Theologiae"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Love is a binding force, by which another is joined to me and cherished by myself."

St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Thomas Aquinas "Summa Theologiae"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea."

John Osborne
John Osborne "Tom Jones"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction."

Minna Antrim
Minna Antrim "Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Every lover is a soldier."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I hate, and yet must love the thing I hate."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Pride and Prejudice"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much."

Amelia E. Barr
Amelia E. Barr "The Belle of Bolling Green"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared."

Amiel-Henri-Frederic
Amiel-Henri-Frederic "Journal Intime"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The main motive for "nonattachment" is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I did not just fall in love. I made a parachute jump."

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston "Dust Tracks on a Road"

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love is a great beautifier."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read, it merely records the degree of the lover's insecurity."


Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The opposite of love is not to hate but to separate. If love and hate have something in common it is because, in both cases, their energy is that of bringing and holding together - the lover with the loved, the one who hates with the hated. Both passions are tested by separation."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Variety is the spice of love."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common-sense."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love."


Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche "On Reading and Writing"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man is not where he lives, but where he loves."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"One does not fall "in" or "out" of love. One grows in love."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The best proof of love is trust."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is our greatest possession and love its greatest affirmation."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a deal longer."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One is in love when one realizes that the other person is unique."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)