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February 12, 2020

A Valentine’s Day Thought

Do we need a special day, or just one day to celebrate how valuable love is?

Those that have it, know how valuable it is.  Keeping it alive means celebrating it everyday.  Wouldn’t that make everyday a Happy one?

Those that don’t have it yet, still know how wonderful and valuable it is, which is why searching matters so much.

At one time or another, everyone was a searcher, so once found cherish it.

Here are lots of beautiful quotes on love for those that have it and the searchers

“Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor

“To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.” – Alphonse de Lamartine

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.” – Katherine Hepburn

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz

“Love has no age, no limit; and no death.” – John Galsworthy

“I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.” – Judy Garland

“The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.” – Edwin Lewis Cole

“If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Any love that is dependent on something — when the thing ceases, the love also ceases. But a love that is not dependent on any thing never ceases…” – Ethics of the Fathers, 5:16

“Love turns one person into two and two into one.” – Rabbi Don Yitchak Abarbanel

“I’ve learned…. That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.” – Andy Rooney

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams”. — Theodor Seuss Geisel

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” – C.S. Lewis

“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.” – Tom Robbins

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.” – Ben Hecht

“We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.” – Bernard Meltzer

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” –  Franklin P. Jones

“Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them.” – Bill Russell

“Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert Heinlein

“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says: ‘I need you because I love you.” – Erich Fromm

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.’ – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich

“The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

“I am to my beloved, and my beloved is to me” – Song of Songs 6:3

“To be loved means to feel worthy of being loved.”  – Rabbi Laibl Wolf

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“True love stories never have endings” – Richard Bach

“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“To love another person is to see the face of G-d.” – Victor Hugo

“Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” – Anais Nin

“Love is a ladder; it allows us to climb out of ourselves”. – Noah benShea

“Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.” – Anais Nin

“Fall in love and you can fall out of love.  Create love and it will last forever.” – Tzvi Freeman

“People think you give to those that you love, true love is when you love those to whom you give” – Rabbi Dessler

“If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The joyous miracle of true love is in becoming we, neither of us has to give up me.” – Rabbi David Aron

“To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

 “What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever.  What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Love is a ladder; it allows us to climb out of ourselves”.  – Noah benShea

“The salvation of man is through love and in love.” – Dr.Viktor Frankl

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. February 12, 2020 7:33 am

    Wonderful post today! Sharing!

  2. Jocko permalink
    February 12, 2020 7:10 am

    Thanks, Fred. A waterfall of lovely and loving thoughts. I’ll work on understanding Lao Tzu. Ben Franklin makes it easy. Best, Jocko

    • Fred Fox permalink
      February 12, 2020 9:14 am

      Thank you Jocko. I always look forward to and enjoy your comments

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