What Is Love?

Posted by Vebra on May 04, 2013

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
- Matt Groening

Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
- Andre Breton

Love is the foundation from which your decisions about your life should be made.
- Darren L. Johnson

Love is like an hourglass. With the heart filling up. As the brain empties.
- Jules Renard

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Love is a flaming heart, and its flames aspire. Untill they cloud the soul in the smoke of a windy fire.
- Arthur Symons

Love is a wonderful thing. You never have to take it away from one person to give it to another. There's always more than enough to go around.
- Pamela de Roy

Love is the word used to label the excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

Love is like a good cake. You never know when it's coming, but you'd better eat it when it does.
- C. JoyBell

Love is the one thing stronger than desire and the only proper reason to resist temptation.
- Jeanette Winterson

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
- H. L. Mencken

Love is the key to felicity, nor is there a heaven to any who love not. We enter paradise through its gates only.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

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

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov

Love is a moral drunkenness and whilst it lasts, the shrew seems gentle, the tigress a dove, the flirt constant, and the fiend an angel.
- Charles W. Day

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
- Eva Gabor

Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
- Samuel Johnson

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
- Eva Gabor

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- G. Elliot

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
- Plato

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

Love is being stupid together.
- Paul Valery

Love is of noble birth and heavenly origin. The glory of his personality no words can describe. He is as an angel of light dwelling among the children of men.
- Nicias Cooksey

Love is the crooked thing. There is nobody wise enough to find out all that is in it. For he would be thinking of love untill the stars had run away and the shadows eaten the moon.
- W.B. Yeats

Love is a very difficult occupation. You got to work at it, man. It ain't a thing every John, Nick, and Tom has got a true aptitude for.
- Tennesse William

Love is jealous that any should come before her, or after. She would be all in all. If a man will trust her and live in her, he shall know all things.
- Jenette Lee

Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy you are a fool. If you think it is natural you are blind. It is a learned application without reason or motive except that it is God.
- Toni Morrison

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
- Erica Jong

Love is free: to promise for ever to love the same woman, is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed: such a vow in both cases, excludes us from all enquiry.
- Percy Shelley

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
- Peter Ustinov

Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
- Paulo Coelho

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. Love is the hastening gravitation of spirit towards spirit, and body towards body, in the joy of creation.
- D.H. Lawrence

Love is always bestowed as a gift freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved, we love to love.
- Leo Buscaglia

Love is a many splendid thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love.
- Moulin Rouge the movie

Love is created and preserved by intellectual analysis, for we love only that which is unique, and it belongs to contemplation, not to action, for we would not change that which we love.
- William Butler Yeats

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.
- Sarah Dessen

Love is giving and taking in a daily situation, being patient with each other's needs and desires. Love is the source of sharing.
- Susan Polis

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst

Love is like being near an open fire on a cold day. It melts away the cold heart, leaving an internal warmth and external glow.
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Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots.
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Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
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Love is like a butterfly, it settles upon you when you least expect it.
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Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
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Love is the most easily recognizable human emotion, and to deny its existence is self-defeating. Thus, love have become a natural expression of these emotions.
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What is love? Does anyone know? Is it what twinkles between our toes? Can we not see it with our own eyes? Can we not hear its whisper with our own ears? Can we not touch it with our own skin? No we can not. Because true love comes from you. Within.
- Scott William Emminger

InspirationalQuotes.Asia Updated: May 04, 2013