February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

A repost from a newsletter we sent out several years ago... very much relevant today. 

Tran Nguyen
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author
Gary Kelley
"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."
Mother Teresa
Eric Drooker
"A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving."
Cyrano de Bergeracplaywright
Chris Whetzel
"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you."
Loretta Young, actress
Chris Gall
"There is a woman at the begining of all great things."
Alphonse de Lamartine, poet
Scott Brundage
“In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.”
Elizabeth Ashley, actress
Kent Barton
"Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law."
Boethius, philosopher
Goni Montes
"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never."
Charles Caleb Colton, writer
Mark Summers
"Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion."
Miguel de Unamuno, educator
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Come live in my heart, and pay no rent."
Samuel Lover, artist
Jason Seiler
"Fortune and love favor the brave."
Ovid, poet
Dongyun Lee
"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love."
Albert Einstein
Kinuko Y. Craft
"For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul."
Judy Garland, actress
Paul Cox
"The art of love is largely the art of persistence."
Albert Ellis, psychologist
C.F. Payne
"Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning."
Author unknown
Ted Wright
"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
Murray Kimber
"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives."
C. S. Lewis, writer
Gregory Manchess
"She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudness climes and starry skies,
And all that's best of dark and bright
 Meet in her aspect and her eyes..."
Lord Byron, poet
Bill Sanderson
“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”
William Shakespeare
James Bennett
“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”
- Plato
John Mattos
"In a world where there is so much sadness and so much to be afraid of, good things do happen to people. Romance is still something we can find even if we're not consciously looking for it."
 Kathleen Quinlan, actress
Niklas Asker
“A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.”
Stendhal, writer
Andrew R. Wright
“A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.”
Barbara Cartland, Novelist
Yan Nascimbene
“First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.”
George Bernard Shaw, playwright
Thomas Ehretsmann
“All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.”
Julie Andrews, Actress
Tim Bower
“The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.”
Leslie Caron
Octavia Monaco
“Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.”
John Greenleaf Whittier
Mark T. Smith
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu, philosopher

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