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If you have it [love], you don't need to have anything else.

If you don't have i t, it doesn't matter much what else you have. -Sir James M. Barrie The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love. -Henry Miller Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the pe rson that loves you enough chance to love you enough. -Dinah Shore To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives y ou courage. -Lao Tzu You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have tru ly lived, are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. -Henr y Drummond Joy is the experience of knowing that you are unconditionally loved and that not hing--sickness, failure, emotional distress, oppression, war, or even death--can take that love away. -Henri Nouwen Love is broad; if you love someone, you love all things, not just their beauty. Love is narrow; you love one and only one, compared to them, no one matters. -A. Braxton It isn't possible to love and part...You can transmutate love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know from experience that the poets are right: love is eternal. -E M Forester Just as the wind dances in my hair, as the ocean massages my thoughts, as the su n blankets me in happiness & as the earth travels with me across universal chall enges, so all the elements of ur luv fill my life We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect lov e. -Tom Robbins Tomorrow is Saint Valentine s day, All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine. -*William Shakespeare The supreme happiness of life is the conviction of being loved for yourself, or more correctly, being loved in spite of yourself. -Victor Hugo Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recogni tion. -Alexander Smith In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equ als nothing. -Mignon McLaughlin Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life. -Ap hra Behn In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the oth er person. -Margaret Anderson I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, b ut only more love. -Mother Teresa Doubt that the stars are fire, doubt that the sun doth move, doubt truth to be a liar, but never doubt I love. -William Shakespeare

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not t o twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ours elves we find in them. -Thomas Merton I have no regrets. I will never regret loving someone e for five minutes is greater than an eternity of hurt. Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, erforms much, and can accomplish much, and what is done incent van Gogh because the feeling of lov -Kurt Langner and whosoever loves much p in love is done well. -V

The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies, With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole li fe dies, When love is done. -Francis W. Bourdillon Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or op posing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whol e. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary: I humbly pra y to Heaven above that I love the man I marry. -Rose Stokes Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives yo u courage. -Lao Tzu You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have tru ly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. -Henry Drummond Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituati on of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. -John Ciardi Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. -David Byrne Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its e ternal goal is life. -Smiley Blanton A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together. -James H. Boren Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex. -Dan Greenburg Love is being stupid together. -Paul Valery Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. -Michael Leunig Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species. -W. Somerset Maugham I recently read that love is entirely a matter of chemistry. That must be why my wife treats me like toxic waste. -David Bissonette Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see a nything wrong with each other. -Rene Yasenek A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become sup erfluous. -Ingrid Bergman

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the wo rld is transformed. -Jiddu Krishnamurti Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. -Ben Hecht A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away. -Bil Keane Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. -David Grayson I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to s omeone. -Javan Love is not measured by how many times you touch each other but by how many time s you reach each other. -Cathy Morancy The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never giv e enough is love. -Henry Miller Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much p erforms much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. -V incent van Gogh Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notions of time; effaces all me mory of beginning, all fear of an end. -Madame de Stael If you truly love someone, then the only thing you want for them is to be happy. ...even if its not with you. -Lauren&L I have no regrets. I will never regret loving someone because the feeling of lov e for five minutes is greater than an eternity of hurt. -Kurt Langner Expect the people you love to be better. It helps them to become better. But don 't get upset when they fail. It helps them keep trying. -Anonymous The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not t o twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ours elves we find in them. -Thomas Merton When you feel cold and warm at the same time, when you read over the same line f or the tenth time, when your heart and thoughts somehow appear to rhyme, and whe n a simple name conquers your whole mind, then you are in deep trouble my friend ... you are in what they call, "love". -Philippos Aristotelous Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl. Stephen B. Leacock You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it. -Henny Youngman "A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it A song's not a song 'til you sing it Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay Love isn't love 'til you give it away!" Oscar Hammerstein Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you and trusting them not to. Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter ente rs, the former makes its exit.-Alexandre Dumas Doubt that the stars are fire, doubt that the sun doth move, doubt truth to be a liar, but never doubt I love. -William Shakespeare

Men love because they are afraid of themselves, afraid of the loneliness that li ves in them, and need someone in whom they can lose themselves as smoke loses it self in the sky. - V.F. Calverton Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great. -Roger de Bussy-Rabutin Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the pe rson who loves you a chance to love you enough. -Dinah Shore Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart. -Kay Knudsen Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what you are exp ected to give -- which is everything. Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean th ey don't love you with all they have. You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, she is beautiful because you lo ve her. You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect p erson perfectly. -Sam Keen Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need y ou because I love you.' -Erich Fromm If you have love in your life it can make up for a great many things you lack. I f you don't have it, no matter what else there is, it's not enough. -Ann Landers Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been lookin g at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. -Amy Bloom The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and s omething to hope for. -Allan K. Chalmers