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In Celebration of Love—Thirteen Quotes

In honor of Valentine’s Day I’m posting thirteen of my favorite poignant, profound or humorous thoughts about love.

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  1. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles Schulz
  2. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ~ Dr. Seuss
  3. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” ~ John Green
  4. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” ~ Sophocles
  5. “Where there is love there is life.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  6. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  7. “The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that.” ~  Woody Allen
  8.  “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” ~ Plato
  9. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” ~ When Harry Met Sally
  10. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  11. “When two people love each other, they don’t look at each other, they look in the same direction.” ~ Ginger Rogers
  12. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” ~ Alfred Tennyson
  13. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lau Tzu

 

How about you? Do you have a favorite quote about love? Please share.

Happy Valentine’s Day.

Sources

http://www.yourtango.com/2013182354/love-quotes-inspirational-famous

http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/love

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Comments (10)

  1. My favorite love poem is The Passionate Shepherd, by Christopher Marlowe. “Come live with me and be my love, and we shall all the pleasures prove . . . “

  2. I suddenly have mental image of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire dancing together.

  3. Me too, Alice. Love Lao Tzu. And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.

  4. Some of these are so sweet, but the first one is the best. You gotta love Charles Schulz! And chocolate.

  5. I like these. #12 is my favorite.

  6. Mia

    I like #12 too. I picture a field filled with flowers.