1865: "Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the
only reality in the world, all else is folly." - Love, Wikiquote.
1865: "To love life is to love God. Harder and more blessed than all
else is to love this life in one's sufferings, in undeserved
sufferings." - Love, Wikiquote.
1865: "Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand
only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because
I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die
means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and
eternal source." - Love, Wikiquote.
1881: "I have now understood that though it seems to men that they
live by care for themselves, in truth it is love alone by which
they live. He who has love, is in God, and God is in him, for God
is love." - Love, Wikiquote.
1885: "The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one's
wildest imagination. Never, never, never could one conceive what
love is, beforehand, never. Life can be great-quite god-like. It
can be so. God be thanked I have proved it." - Love, Wikiquote.
1889: ""In all of nature, a male belongs to a female that he fancies
and who fancies him. And so among the animals there are no idiots.
But with us!... I'm a Jew, so I
musn't love a Christian woman... He's a merchant, so he's got no
right to a countess... And you who've got no money, you've no
rights to any woman at all..."" - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "The love that gushes for all is the real elixir of life — the
fountain of bodily longevity. It is the lack of this that always
produces the feeling of age." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of
time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Ah, how skillful grows the hand
That obeyeth Love's command!
It is the heart, and not the brain,
That to the highest doth attain,
And he who followeth Love's behest
Far excelleth all the rest!" - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and
that is faithful to what it finds." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Love would master self; and having made the mastery stretch
onward and upward toward infinitude." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "I have often had occasion to observe, that a warm blundering
man does more for the world than a frigid wise man." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "The most beautiful sight this earth affords is a man or woman
so filled with love that duty is only a name, and its performance
the natural outflow and expression of the love which has become the
central principle of their life." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Be loving, and you will never want for love; be humble, and you
will never want for guiding." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of
the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the
redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and
is prophetic of eternal good." - Love, Wikiquote.
1895: "Love is a passion
Which kindles honor into noble acts." - Love, Wikiquote.
1905: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen
nor even touched, but just felt in the heart." - Love, Wikiquote.
November 1, 1910: "The more God's manifestation in man (life) unites with the
manifestations (lives) of other beings, the more man exists. This
union with the lives of other beings is accomplished through
God is not love, but the more there is of love, the more man
manifests God, and the more he truly exists..." - Love, Wikiquote.
1920: In spring 1920 she
transferred to the University of Jena and it was there that she began to realize
how important play and love were for infants in order for them to grow up
mentally and physically healthy. - Margaret Mahler, Wikipedia.
1922: "For all the ill that is in us comes from fear, and all the good
from love." - Love, Wikiquote.
1922: "Love has no uttermost, as the stars have no number and the sea
no rest." - Love, Wikiquote.
1927: "Where there is the greatest love, there are always miracles." - Love, Wikiquote.
1927: After its initial run in 1927 — and particularly after talkies
eclipsed silent films' marketability — Why Girls Love
Sailors was put in a film can and went missing (Stateside) for
nearly fifty years. - Why Girls Love Sailors, Wikipedia.
1931: "Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink
And rise and sink and rise and sink again;
Love can not fill the thickened lung with breath,
Nor clean the blood, nor set the fractured bone;
Yet many a man is making friends with death
Even as I speak, for lack of love alone." - Love, Wikiquote.
1936: "Love your neighbor as yourself but don't take down your fence" - Love, Wikiquote.
March 30, 1940: "Why only hate? Where does love remain? Or at least a little
decency toward other people?" - Love, Wikiquote.
1941: "I was not, I lived and loved, I am not." - Love, Wikiquote.
1946: "Love loves to lovelove." - Love, Wikiquote.
1957: "If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to
the rest of his fellow men, his love is not love but a symbiotic
attachment, or an enlarged egotism." - Love, Wikiquote.
1960s: The Summer of Love became a watershed event
in the development of a worldwide 1960s
counterculture when newly-recruited Flower Children returned
home at the end of the summer, taking with them new styles, ideas,
and behaviors and introducing them in all major U.S. - Flower child, Wikipedia.
1960s: The 1960s heralded a new culture of "free love” with millions of young people embracing the hippie ethos and preaching the power of love and the beauty of sex as a natural part of ordinary life. - Sexual revolution, Wikipedia.
December 23, 1961: "If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional,
and common sense continual." - Love, Wikiquote.
1969: "And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make." - Love, Wikiquote.
1970s: Free love continued in different forms throughout the 1970s and into the early 1980s, but its more assertive manifestations ended abruptly (or disappeared from public view) in the mid 1980s when the public first became aware of AIDS, a deadly sexually transmitted disease. - Sexual revolution, Wikipedia.
1970: "Love means never having to say you're sorry." - Love, Wikiquote.
1974: "If somebody says, "I love you", to me, I feel as though I had a
pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such
conditions but that which the pistol-holder requires? "I love you,
too"." - Love, Wikiquote.
1976: "Just let your love flow like a mountain stream
And let your love grow with the smallest of dreams
And let your love show and you'll know what I mean
It's the season
Let your love fly like a bird on a wing
And let your love bind you to all livin' things
And let your love shine and you'll know what I mean
That's the reason.
1977: "Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is
everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical
about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for,
risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk
everything, you risk even more." - Love, Wikiquote.
1977: "Love is in the air
Everywhere I look around
Love is in the air
Every sight and every sound
And I don't know if I'm being foolish
Don't know if I'm being wise
But it's something that I must believe in
And it's there when I look in your eyes." - Love, Wikiquote.
1977: "Love is in the air
In the whisper of the trees
Love is in the air
In the thunder of the sea
And I don't know if I'm just dreaming
Don't know if I feel sane
But it's something that I must believe in
And it's there when you call out my name." - Love, Wikiquote.
1978: Murdoch was awarded the Booker Prize in 1978 for The Sea, the
Sea, a finely detailed novel about the power of love and loss, featuring a retired
stage director who is overwhelmed by jealousy when he meets his erstwhile lover
after several decades apart. - Iris Murdoch, Wikipedia.
1980: "Give love and forget that you gave it." - Love, Wikiquote.
1985: Peggy Sue soon sees that this Charlie (at 18 years) is not the same as the adulterous Charlie she left in 1985 - and Peggy starts to fall in love with him all over again, though the relationship still has its problems. - Peggy Sue Got Married, Wikipedia.
1985: "Who sings of all of Love's eternity
Who shines so bright
In all the songs of Love's unending spells?
Holy lightning strikes all that's evil
Teaching us to love for goodness sake.
Hear the music of Love Eternal
Teaching us to reach for goodness sake." - Love, Wikiquote.
1988: "All our young lives we search for someone to love. Someone who
makes us complete. We choose partners and change partners. We dance
to a song of heartbreak and hope. All the while wondering if
somewhere, somehow, there's someone perfect who might be searching
for us." - Love, Wikiquote.
1988: "I love hiccups and I love sneezes and I love blinks and I love
belches and I love gluttons. I love hair. I love bears. For me, the
round. For me, the world." - Love, Wikiquote.
1999: "… What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being
unable to love." - Love, Wikiquote.
2000: "Living might mean taking chances, but they're worth
Loving might be a mistake, but it's worth making" - Love, Wikiquote.
2000: "Love is a minefield. You take a step and get blown to pieces,
put yourself back together again and stupidly take another step. I
guess that's human nature. It hurts so much to be alone that we'd
all rather blow up than be single." - Love, Wikiquote.
2000: "Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes one feel as you
might when a drowning man holds unto you. You want to save him, but
you know he will strangle you with his panic." - Love, Wikiquote.
2001: "I've made the most important discovery of my life. It's only in
the mysterious equation of love that any logical reasons can be
found." - Love, Wikiquote.
2001: "You are what you love, not what loves you." - Love, Wikiquote.
2002: "At the evening of life, we shall be judged on our love." - Love, Wikiquote.
2002: "Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is
never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does
not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in
other people's sins but delights in the truth. It is always ready
to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes. There
are three things that last faith, hope and love, and love is the
greatest of these." - Love, Wikiquote.
2003: "Hold the person that you love closely if they're next to you,
the one you love, not the person that'll simply have sex with you." - Love, Wikiquote.
2005: "I wish I could take what I'm feeling right now and put it in
the water system so everybody could drink it and we would all love
each other." - Love, Wikiquote.
2005: "The Encyclopedia Galactica, in its chapter on Love states that
it is far too complicated to define. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has
this to say on the subject of love: Avoid, if at all possible."" - Love, Wikiquote.
2005: "In love we are poets. In marriage we are philosophers." - Love, Wikiquote.
2005: The thirteenth track "Love Song" was later featured as a remixed background music version in
Key's 2005 visual novel Tomoyo After: It's a Wonderful
Life; this version later appeared on the Tomoyo After
Original Soundtrack, along with a piano version. - Love Song (Riya album), Wikipedia.
January 18, 2006: At an audience on 18 January 2006, Pope Benedict said that
Deus Caritas Est would discuss the concept of love "in its
various dimensions, from the love between man and woman to the love
that the Catholic Church has for others in its expression of
charity". - Deus Caritas Est, Wikipedia.
2006: "'Stop talking about love. Every asshole in the world says he
loves somebody. It means nothing.'
'But it's true-'
'Still doesn't mean anything. What you feel only matters to you. It
is what you do to the people you love; that's what matters. That's
the only thing that counts.'" - Love, Wikiquote.
2007: "The problem with marriage is that it takes a first-come,
first-served approach to love. Like waiting in line for a sandwich
at the deli." - Love, Wikiquote.
2007: In the end of the 2007 film Enchanted, Giselle realized that her true love was Robert, not Prince Edward, and thus decided to stay in the "real world" (21st century New York) and marry Robert, while Nancy (Robert's former girlfriend) chose to go back to Andalasia to marry the Prince. - Giselle (Disney), Wikipedia.
September 13, 2008: At an outdoor Paris Mass attended by 250,000 people, Pope Benedict XVI condemned the modern materialism - the world's love of power, possessions and money as a modern-day plague, comparing it to paganism. - Pope Benedict XVI, Wikipedia.
July, 2009: Libby had a small panic after Chris said he didn't love her yet, but it passed and in July 2009 Chris confessed his love for Libby. - Libby Jeffries, Wikipedia.
2010: Essays in Love was adapted to film by director Julian Kemp for the romantic comedy My Last Five Girlfriends. - Alain de Botton, Wikipedia.
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