Being in love is a strange thing. Even when you hate the person for saying or doing something, you don’t stop loving them. You may want to or even go as far to say you won’t, but when you love them, truly love them, it never goes away.
—Shey Stahl in Black Flag
Love is metaphysical gravity.
—R. Buckminster Fuller
Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
The only way to make a man worthy of love is by loving him.
You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It’s not overrated. There’s a reason for all those songs.
—Sarah Dessen in This Lullaby
The quickest path to self-destruction is to push away the people you love.
—Cassia Leo in Pieces of You
When you love, you open yourself up to numerous vulnerabilities and worries and responsibilities you never imagined existed because suddenly there’s someone else in the world who’s more important to you than you are. That’s what makes it so tough.
—Linda Kage in A Fallow Heart
It’s funny how you can forget everything except people loving you. Maybe that’s why humans find it so hard getting over love affairs. It’s not the pain they’re getting over, it’s the love.
—Melina Marchetta in On the Jellicoe Road
Life in abundance comes only through great love.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
We do not judge the people we love.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
—Henry Ward Beecher
Self-love is the source of all our other loves.