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The first symptom of love in a young man, is timidity; in a girl, it is boldness. - The two sexes have a tendency to approach, and each assumes the qualities of the other.

The giving of love is an education in itself.

The greater love is a mother's; then comes a dog's; then a sweetheart's.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves.

The greatest pleasure of life is love.

The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do.

The heart of him who truly loves is a paradise on earth; he has God in himself, for God is love.

The heart that has truly loved never forgets but as truly loves on to the close.

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

The love of a delicate female is always shy and silent. Even when fortunate, she scarcely breathes it to herself; but when otherwise, she buries it in the recesses of her bosom, and there lets it cower and brood among the ruins of her peace.

The love of man, in his mature years, is not so much a new emotion, as a revival and concentration of all his departed affections toward others.

The loving are the daring.

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.

The man's courage is loved by the woman, whose fortitude again is coveted by the man. His vigorous intellect is answered by her infallible tact. Can it be true, as is so constantly affirmed, that there is no sex in souls? I doubt it exceedingly.

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.

The more one judges, the less one loves.

The most important word in our language is love. The second is balance - keeping things in perspective.


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