Aphorisms by theme: Love

It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Love Wisdom
All kinds of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind, which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections.

Miguel de Cervantes

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By theme : Beauty Love
Where we really love, we often dread more than we desire the solemn moment that exchanges hope for certainty.

Germaine de Stael

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Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.

Mae West

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Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one.

Henry Louis Mencken

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By theme : Happiness Love Men
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Love
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Anatole France

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By theme : Love Religion
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop.

Henry Louis Mencken

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I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved.

George Eliot

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The beginning and the end of love are both marked by embarrassment when the two find themselves alone.

Jean de La Bruyere

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In the first woman we love, we love everything. Growing older, we love the woman only.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Love Women
Love and friendship exclude each other.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Friendship Love
We never love heartily but once, and that is the first time we love.

Jean de La Bruyere

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When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Feelings Love Wit
Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Love Marriage Wit
No one loves the man whom he fears.

Aristotle

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By theme : Love Relations
If I love you, what business is it of yours?

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The greatest miracle of love is the cure of coquetry.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Happiness Love
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

Jules Renard

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By theme : Love Wit
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