Quote of the day

I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other. - Rainer Maria Rilke The success of love is in the loving – it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done. - Mother Teresa Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone-we find it with another. - Thomas Merton Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love. - Leo Buscaglia Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao-Tzu Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it. - George Bernard Shaw Distance doesn’t exist, in fact, and neither does time. Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere, at all times. - Yoko Ono True love brings up everything — you’re allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily. - Jennifer Aniston Love is a friendship set to music. - Joseph Campbell Grief is the price we pay for love. - Queen Elizabeth II Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart - Washington Irving To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first. - Janeane Garofalo Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. - John Lennon The fact is that when you do something from your heart, you leave a heart print. - Alice Walker Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. - Bob Marley The best proof of love is trust. - Joyce Brothers Intense love does not measure, it just gives. - Mother Teresa Only married people understand you can be miserable and happy at the same time. - Chris Rock The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.  - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. - Friedrich Nietzsche Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything. - Katharine Hepburn Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. - Matt Groening Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. - Bruce Lee 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 Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. - Rumi Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about. - Katharine Hepburn Loving someone is setting them free, letting them go. - Kate Winslet For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. - Judy Garland You can date whoever you want, but you should marry the nerds and the good guys. - Sheryl Sandberg Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. - Dalai Lama Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love  and to put its trust in life. - Joseph Conrad Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. - Zelda Fitzgerald Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life. - Leo Buscaglia Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. - Euripides Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get–only with what you are expecting to give–which is everything. - Katharine Hepburn A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. - Henri B. Stendhal If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. - Bob Hope The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. - Gilbert K. Chesterton It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. - Confucius Love is the ultimate state of human being where compassion prevails and kindness rules. - Yogi Bhajan Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. - Marianne Williamson Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life. - Marianne Williamson To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. - Oscar Wilde Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. - Paulo Coelho Vulnerability is the essence of romance. - Ashton Kutcher I recognize that I have chosen wrongly, I forgive this thought, and I choose again. I choose love. - Gabrielle Bernstein True love stories never have endings. - Richard Bach There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. - George Sand The regret of my life is that I have not said ‘I love you’ often enough. - Yoko Ono I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive. - Yolanda Hadid Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. - Henry Van Dyke Love does not dominate; it cultivates. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Life is the flower for which love is the honey. - Victor Hugo Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever. - Henry Drummond Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. - Aristotle At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. - Plato Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. - Albert Einstein A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. - Henri B. Stendhal A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. - Mother Teresa True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. - François de La Rochefoucauld Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. - Robert Frost Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. - James Baldwin This world is full of beauty, as other worlds above, and if we did our duty, it might be as full of love. - Gerald Massey We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. - W. Somerset Maugham Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. - David Grayson The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved. - Victor Hugo You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from. - Werner Erhard This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess. - Rainer Maria Rilke