Love is without question one of the most abused and misunderstood words on the planet.
Nowadays we affirm that we love the soccer, we love Fridays and we love the ‘Love Boat’.
But love is not mere saccharin sweet emotional/neurotic hype that we often see pumped out of Hollywood.
"Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up."
- 1 Cor 13:4
While the word love can be used to label strong affection and/or a personal attachment to another human being, it's arguably more at home being defined as a virtue representing compassion, benevolence, human kindness and a wholesome concern for the good of another.
John Lennon sang, “All you need is love” while Burt Bacharach sang, “What the world needs now is love, sweet love.”
Here’s to the greatest power in the universe... The power of love!
When you are in Love you can’t fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.
- Dr Suese
Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.
- Robert Browning
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
- George Sand
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
- Eric Fromm
Love is the beauty of the soul.
- St. Aurelius Augustine
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
- Janos Arnay
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
- Barbara De Angelis
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
- David Henry Thoreau
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
- Emmet Fox
Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the water of adversity and grief.
- Source Unknown
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
- Thomas Carlyle
Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never… Never forget it.
- Curtis Judalet
When I first saw you, I was afraid to meet you. When I met you, I was afraid to like you. When I liked you, I was afraid to love. Now that I love you, I’m afraid to loose you.
- Amber Shutt
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will finally know peace.
- Jimi Hendrix
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino
A simple I love you means more than money.
- Frank Sinatra
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
- Oliver Wendall Holmes
Fortune and love favor the brave.
We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.
- Cornel West
Love is like magic and it always will be.
For love still remains life's sweet mystery!
Love works in ways that are wondrous and strange and there's nothing in life that love cannot change!
Love can transform the most commonplace into beauty and splendor and sweetness and grace.
Love is unselfish, understanding and kind, for it sees with its heart and not with its mind!
Love is the answer that everyone seeks... Love is the language, that every heart speaks.
Love can't be bought, it is priceless and free, love, like pure magic, is life's sweet mystery!
- Helen Steiner Rice