"Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking.
The one is the shadow of the other."
"Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality - the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else."
"Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new."
"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference."
~ Elie Wiesel
"Falling in love is not an extension of one s limits or boundaries; it is a partial and temporary collapse of them."
~ M Scott Peck
"The first duty of love is to listen."
~ Paul Tillich
"In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others."
~ Andre Maurois
"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."
~ Harriet Van Horne
" Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it."
~ Maurice Chevalier
"This is one of the miracles of love: It gives - a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted."
~ C S Lewis
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."
~ Mignon McLaughlin
"One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in again."
~ Judith Viorst
"To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up."
~ Ogden Nash
"A fastidious person in the throes of love is a rich source of mirth."
~ Martha Duffy
"To see her is to love her,
And love but her forever;
For Nature made her what she is,
And never made anither! "
~ Robert Burns
"I'm in the mood for love
Simply because you're near me.
Funny, but when you're near me
I'm in the mood for love."
~ Dorothy Fields