We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place
in ourselves for those who love us.
~ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep.
The only way to retain love is to give it away.
~ Elbert Hubbard

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times
almost insupportable.
~ Victor Hugo

There is no instinct like that of the heart.
~ Lord Byron

We are all born for love...
it is the principle existence and it's only end.
~ Disraeli

To fear love is to fear life,
and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
~ Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell

We can only learn to love by loving.
~ Iris Murdoch

May no gift be too small to give,
nor too simple to receive,
which is wrapped in thoughtfulness
and tied with love.
~ L.O. Baird

Spread love everywhere you go:
first of all in your own home.
Give love to your children, to a wife
or husband, to a next-door neighbor.
~ Mother Teresa

The dedicated life is the life worth living.
You must give with your whole heart.
~ Anne Dillard

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

You come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
~ Sam Keen

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

Love doesn't make the world go 'round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
~ Franklin P. Jones

The truth [is] that there is only one terminal dignity-love.
And the story of a love is not important-what is important is that
one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~ Helen Hayes