love quotes

“Love has always been the most important business in my life, I should say the only one. ”

“To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.”

“In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future.”

“The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.”

“Friendship has its illusions no less than love”

“The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music. ”

“Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.”

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. ”

“When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues. ”

Love quotes - Love is the poetry of the senses.

“Love is the poetry of the senses. ”

“The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.”

“A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.”

“The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.”

“The more one judges, the less one loves.”

“Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.”

“It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.”

“True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart. ”

“Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.”

“Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.”

“First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.”

“Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love. ”

“Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves. ”

“Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better. ”

“It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.”

“The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.”

“Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.”

“Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity. ”

“Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love.”

“Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside. ”

“Love is often the fruit of marriage.”