Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 41.
    Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
    (Ellen Key (1849-1926), Swedish author, feminist. "The Morality of Woman," The Morality of Woman and Other Essays (1911).)
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  • 42.
    We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 321 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 43.
    Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
    (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, author. The Wisdom of the Sands, ch. 2 (1948).)
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  • 44.
    Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Henry, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 1 (1891).)
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  • 45.
    When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuations of the material creation.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Art," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 46.
    Imperceptibly the love of these dischords grew upon me as my love of music grew stronger.
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. author. The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, letter, December 1, 1835, to Beverly Tucker, ed. John Ward Ostrom (1966). The poetics of atonality.)
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  • 47.
    When a man has once loved a woman, he will do anything for her, except continue to love her.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Mrs. Cheveley, in An Ideal Husband, act 3.)
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  • 48.
    To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
    (Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 7 (1913).)
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  • 49.
    ... in order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death.
    (Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934), U.S. poet. Black Women Writers at Work, ch. 10, by Claudia Tate (1985).)
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  • 50.
    Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
    (Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), U.S. statesman, writer. Poor Richard's Almanac, May (1734).)
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