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In love we rarely think of moral qualities, and scarcely of intellectual ones. - Temperament and manner alone, with beauty, excite love.

In matters of love and appetite beware of surfeits. Nothing contributes so much to the duration of either as moderation in their gratification.

In peace, love tunes the shepherd's reed; in war, he mounts the warrior's steed; in halls, in gay attire is seen; in hamlets, dances on the green. Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, and men below, and saints above; for love is heaven, and heaven is love.

In the act of loving someone you arm them against you.

Is not every true lover a martyr?

It has been said that love robs those who have it of their wit, and gives it to those who have none. See quote detail

It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh.

It is a beautiful necessity of our nature to love something.

It is astonishing how little one feels poverty when one loves.

It is better to have loved and lost, than not to love at all.

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.

It is folly to pretend that one ever wholly recovers from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar. There are faces I can never look upon without emotion; there are names I can never hear spoken without almost starting.

It is in love as in war, we are often more indebted for success to the weakness of the defence, than to the energy of the attack; for mere idleness has ruined more women than passion; vanity more than idleness, and credulity more than either.

It is possible that a man can be so changed by love, that one could not recognize him to be the same person.

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

It is strange that men will talk of miracles, revelations, inspiration, and the like, as things past, while love remains.

It is sweet to feel by what fine spun threads our affections are drawn together.

It is the duty of men to love even those who injure them.

It is the very essence of love, of nobleness, of greatness, to be willing to suffer for the good of others.


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