#1045 Various Thoughts On Love
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and
persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual
affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment,
it will not be created for years or even generations.
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about
it, but few have seen it.
Francois de La Rouchefoucauld
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a
Success is nothing, without someone you love to share it with.
Billy Dee Williams in the movie, Mahogany
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who
Dr. Karl Menninger
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking
outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or
burn down your house, you can never tell.
Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer,
sex raises some pretty good questions.
Woody is right, it does raise some serious questions.
Sex without love is an empty experience, but, as empty
experiences go, it's one of the best.
Woody Allen (again)
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing;
a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent
protects you from age.
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is
worth a pound of knowledge.
Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a
Immature love says: "I love you because I need you."
Mature love says: "I need you because I love you."
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the
small, it enkindles the great.
A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to
be thankful for a good one.
Mae West (1892-1980)
A man in love is incomplete until he is married.
Then he's finished.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and
two minus one equals nothing.
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life;
love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)
I recently read that love is entirely a matter of chemistry.
That must be why my wife treats me like toxic waste.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand
Francois de La Rouchefoucauld
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup,
whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
Where there is marriage without love,
there will be love without marriage.
Men always want to be a woman's first love,
women like to be a man's last romance.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Never frown because you never know who might be falling in love
with your smile.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before
marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
No matter how lovesick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first
pill that comes along.
and finally. . .
The Best Valentine's gift
Give her two red roses, each with a note.
The first note says, "For the woman I love"
and the second,
"For my best friend."
Thank you for inviting MountainWings in your mailbox.
See you tomorrow.