February 14, 2014
Happy Valentine's Day!
A repost from a newsletter we sent out several years ago... very much relevant today.
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.,
"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."
"A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving."
Cyrano de Bergerac
"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you."
Loretta Young, actress
"There is a woman at the begining of all great things."
Alphonse de Lamartine,
“In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.”
Elizabeth Ashley, actress
"Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law."
"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never."
Charles Caleb Colton, writer
"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
"Fortune and love favor the brave."
"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love."
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
"The art of love is largely the art of persistence."
Albert Ellis, psychologist
"Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning."
"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives."
C. S. Lewis, writer
"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
“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”
“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”
"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
“A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.”
Andrew R. Wright
“A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.”
Barbara Cartland, Novelist
“First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.”
George Bernard Shaw, playwright
“All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.”
Julie Andrews, Actress
“The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.”
“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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