love quotes

“What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. ”

“Who loves, raves. ”

“Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.”

“Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them. ”

“Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.”

“Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms. ”

“There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.”

“Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.”

“Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.”

“However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. ”

“It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it. ”

“What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love. ”

“There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.”

“One forgives to the degree that one loves.”

“The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.”

“When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.”

“All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.”

“The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.”

“It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.”

“The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel than the severest treatment at the hands of one loved.”

“ In love we often doubt what we most believe.”

“In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge.”

“Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.”

“It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures. ”

“It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.”

“The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a second.”

“If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions, it is that which lies hidden in the bottom of our heart, and which we know not ourselves.”

“Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.”

“The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about themselves.”

“There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other. ”