The art of being yourself at your best
is the art of unfolding your personality
into the person you want to be…
Be gentle with yourself,
learn to love yourself,
to forgive yourself,
for only as we have the right attitude
toward ourselves can we have
the right attitude toward others.

— Wilfred Peterson

Love the moment,
and the energy of that moment
will spread beyond all boundaries.

— Corita Kent

You will find
as you look back upon your life
that the moments when
you have truly lived
are the moments when you have
done things in the spirit of love.

— Henry Drummond

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

— Lamartine

Love is an endless act of forgiveness.

— unknown

With love and patience,
nothing is impossible.

— Daisaku Ikeda

We need not think alike
to love alike.

— Francis David

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

— Franklin P. Jones

It is best to love wisely, no doubt;
but to love foolishly is better
than not to be able to love at all.

— William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is friendship set on fire.

— Jeremy Taylor

To love another person
is to see the face of God.

— Jean Valjean

Lovers don’t meet
somewhere along the way;
they are in each other all along.

— Rumi

True love is when
you can look into another person’s soul
and not fear what is found there.

— Erik Laarson

Love is like playing the piano.
First you must learn to play by the rules,
then you must forget the rules
and play from your heart.

— unknown

Do you promise to love me
the rest of my life?
No, I’ll love you the rest of mine.

— Phenomenon

When you realize you want to spend
the rest of your life with someone,
you want the rest of your life
to begin as soon as possible.

— Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally

Love looks through a telescope;
envy, through a microscope.

— Josh Billings

The day will come when,
after harnessing space, the winds,
the tides and gravitation,
we shall harness for God t
he energies of love.
And on that day, for the second time
in the history of the world,
we shall have discovered fire.

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The best way to know God
is to love many things.

— Vincent van Gogh

Love is the triumph of imagination
over intelligence.

— Henry Louis Mencken

The hunger for love
is much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.

— Mother Theresa

A crowd is not company;
and faces are but a gallery of pictures;
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.

— Francis Bacon

All I know of love
is that love is all there is.

— Emily Dickinson

If you have love in your life,
it can make up for a great many
things that are missing.
If you don’t have love in your life,
no matter what else there is,
it’s not enough.

— Ann Landers

Love is but the discovery
of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.

— Alexander Smith

To love someone is to see
a miracle invisible to others.

— Francois Mauriac

To write a love letter
we must begin without knowing
what we intend to say,
and end without knowing
what we have written.

— Jean Jacques Rousseau

The sound of a kiss
is not so loud as that of a cannon,
but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Darkness cannot drive out darkness,
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate,
only love can do that.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

What most people need to learn in life
is how to love people and use things
instead of using people and loving things.

— unknown

Love has nothing to do with what
you are expecting to get,
it’s what you are expected to give,
which is everything

— unknown

The meeting of two personalities
is like the contact of two chemical substances.
If there is any reaction,
both are transformed.

— Carl Jung

I know that there are people
who do not love their fellow man,
and I hate people like that!

— Tom Lehrer

Teach only love,
for that is what you are.

— A Course In Miracles

Love is the only freedom in the world
because it so elevates the spirit
that the laws of humanity
and the phenomena of nature
do not alter its course.

— Kahlil Gibran

When you’ve said all of the bad things
and all of the good things
you haven’t been saying,
you will find that what
you’ve really been withholding is,
“I love you.”

— Werner Erhard

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find
all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.

— Rumi

The Masters who have walked the planet
are those who have discovered
the secret of the relative world…
and refused to acknowledge its reality.
In short, masters are those
who have chosen only love.
In every instance. In every moment.
In every circumstance.
Even as they were being killed,
they loved their murderers.
Even as they were being persecuted,
they loved their oppressors.
Through the corridors of all human experience
has this Truth been echoed:
Love is the answer.

— Neale Donald Walsch

There is no disguise
which can hide love for long
where it exists,
or simulate it where it does not.

— La Rochefoucauld

Life is a song.
Love is the music.

— unknown

Nothing takes the taste
out of peanut butter
quite like unrequited love.

— Charlie Brown

Don’t marry the person you can live with,
marry the person you can’t live without.

— Dr. James Dobson

At the touch of Love
everyone becomes a poet.

— Plato

You don’t have to go looking for love
when it is where you come from.

— Werner Erhard

Love and magic
have a great deal in common.
They enrich the soul, delight the heart.
And they both take practice.

— Nora Roberts

Love is a force more formidable
than any other.
It is invisible —
it cannot be seen or measured,
yet it is powerful enough
to transform you in a moment,
and offer you more joy than
any material possession could.

— Barbara De Angelis

The first duty of love is to listen.

— Paul Tillich

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.

— Victor Hugo

The spiritual meaning of love
is measured by what it can do.
Love is meant to heal.
Love is meant to renew.
Love is meant to bring us closer to God.

— Deepak Chopra

Love is the beginning,
the middle,
and the end of everything.

— Jean B. H. Lacordaire

If you wish to be loved, love.

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

‘Tis better to have loved and lost
than never to have loved at all.

— Alfred, Lord Tennyson

If you judge people,
you have no time to love them.

— Mother Theresa

The only reward for love
is the experience of loving.

— John LeCarre

Love does not consist
of gazing at each other,
but in looking together
in the same direction.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love is a well from which we can drink
only as much as we have put in,
and the stars that shine from it
are only our eyes looking in.

— Stendhal

Tell me whom you love,
and I will tell you who you are.

— Houssaye

The way to love anything
is to realize that it might be lost.

— G. K. Chesterton

Never let a problem to be solved
become more important
than the person to be loved.

— Barbara Johnson

The worst prison is a closed heart.

— unknown

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence
nor imagination nor both together
go to the making of genius.
Love, love, love,
that is the soul of genius.

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

If there is anything better
than to be loved, it is loving.

— unknown

Love is letting go of fear.

— Gerald Jampolsky

There is no fear in love;
but perfect love casteth out fear.

— The Bible

He who falls in love with himself
will have no rivals.

— a fortune cookie

Being deeply loved by someone
gives you strength;
while loving someone deeply
gives you courage.

— Tao Tzu

You, yourself,
as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserve your love and affection.

— The Buddha

All you need is love.

— John Lennon

Love knows not its depth
until the hour of separation.

— Kahil Gibran

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that. 

— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.