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We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
-- Agnes Repplier

Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.
-- Mary Roberts Rhinehart

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
-- Rainer Maria Rilke

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess.
-- Rainer Maria Rilke

The bottom line is that (a) people are never perfect, but love can be, (b) that is the one and only way that the mediocre and vile can be transformed, and (c) doing that makes it that. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
-- Tom Robbins

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
-- George Santayana

In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to the unreflective creation, the truth of immortality....The most ideal human passion is love, which is also the most absolute and animal and one of the most ephemeral.
-- George Santayana, Reason in Religion

The course of true love never did run smooth.
-- William Shakespeare

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
-- William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act i. Sc. 1.

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
-- George Bernard Shaw

The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal consistency of the women who love me.
-- George Bernard Shaw

Soul meets soul on lovers lips.
-- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person that loves you enough chance to love you enough.
-- Dinah Shore

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
-- Sophocles