Aphorisms by theme: Love

A lovely countenance is the fairest of all sights, and the sweetest harmony is the sound of the voice of her whom we love.

Jean de La Bruyere

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Alas, two men are often necessary to provide a woman with a perfect lover, just as in literature a writer composes a type only by employing the singularities of several similar characters.

Honore de Balzac

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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

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An inconstant woman is one who is no longer in love; a false woman is one who is already in love with another person; a fickle woman is she who neither knows whom she loves nor whether she loves or not; and the indifferent woman, one who does not love at all.

Jean de La Bruyere

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War is like love - it always finds a way.

Bertolt Brecht

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Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.

Oscar Wilde

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A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.

Honore de Balzac

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No disguise can long conceal love where it is, nor feign it where it is not.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Better to have loved and lost, than not to have loved at all.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.

Washington Irving

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Man makes holy what he believes, as he makes beautiful what he loves.

Josef Ernest Renan

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Love is a serious mental disease.

Plato

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To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

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We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.

Germaine de Stael

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To marry a woman who you love and who loves you is to lay a wager with her as to who will stop loving the other first.

Albert Camus

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Love, like a chicken salad a restaurant has, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.

Helen Rowland

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To love early and marry late is to hear a lark singing at dawn, and at night to eat it roasted for supper.

Jean Paul Richter

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