Anderson, Margaret: “In real love you want the other person’s good. In romantic love you want the other person.”

Antoine De-Saint-Exupery: “And here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

Bly, Robert: “Every part of our personality that we do not love will become hostile to us.”

Buber, Martin, “The Thou meets Me through Grace it is not found by seeking. The Thou meets me. But I step into direct relation with it. All real living is meeting.”

Buddha: “There is only one eternal law: Hate never destroys hate; only love does.”

Buddha: “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

Don Juan (Carlos Casteneda): Ask yourself, and yourself alone, one question Does this path have a heart?If it does, the path is good; if it doesnt, it is of no use.”

Emery, Stewart: “Love is when I am concerned with your relationship with your own life, rather than with your relationship to mine… There must be a commitment to each other’s well-being. Most people who say they have a commitment don’t; they have an attachment.”

Gibran, Kahlil: “Work is love made visible.”

Issa: “Arise from sleep, old cat. And with great yawns and stretchings Amble out for love.”

Jesus: “A new commandment I give you , that you love one another.”

Kierkegaard, Soren: “If anyone, therefore, will not learn from Christianity to love himself in the right way, then neither can he love his neighbor…. To love ones self in the right way and to love ones neighbor are absolutely analogous concepts… Hence the law is: You shall love yourself as you love your neighbor when you love him as yourself.”

King, Martin Luther: “Oh, the worst of all tragedies is not to die young but to live until I am seventy-five and yet not ever truly have lived.”

Kopp, Sheldon: “Who can love me, if no one knows me? I must risk it, or live alone.”

Krishnamurti, J.: “Using another as a means of satisfaction and security is not love. Love is never security; love is a state in which there is no desire to be secure; it is a state of vulnerability.”

Krishnamurti, J.: “You can give your whole attention only when you care, which means you really love.”

Levine, Stephen/Ondrea: “The distance from your pain, you grief, your unattended wounds, is the distance from you partner.”

Levine, Stephen/Ondrea: “To heal is to touch with love what we previously touched with fear.”

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow: “People talk about love as if it were something you could give, like an armful of flowers.”

Merton, Thomas: “True love and prayer are learned in the moment when prayer has become impossible and the heart has turned to stone.”

Miller, Henry: “Looking back, I realize my loves were, in actuality, obsessions. They caused more pain than pleasure. Sometimes, I can’t distinguish between pain and ecstasy.”

Mistral, Gabriella: “Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best.”

Moore, Thomas: “Intimacy calls for love and acceptance of the souls less rational outposts.”

Moore, Thomas: “One reason why we have so much trouble with relationships today may be our neglect of its study. We expect to find intimacy naturally, without education or initiation we can do nothing well in life, and that includes intimacy, unless we have the schooled imagination for it.”

Mother Theresa: “There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer.”

Mother Theresa: “Smile at each other; smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other it doesnt matter who it is and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.”

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: “Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.”

Rilke, Rainer Maria: “For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.”

Sai Baba: “The aim of all spiritual practice is love.”

Sai Baba: “The eye of love makes every person in the world friendly and attractive.”

Some, Sobonfu: “Intimacy is a song of spirit inviting 2 people to come and share their spirit together. It is a song which no one can resist.”

Some, Sobonfu: “People in the West can begin to strengthen their intimate relationships by maintaining their connection with spirit through prayers, through walking in nature and dealing with natural forces, through connecting with the earth.”

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj: “When you realize that you are the light of the world, you will also realize that you are the love of it; that to know is to love and to love is to know.”

St. John: “God is love; and he that dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him.”

Tagore, Rabindranath: “I have spend many days stringing and unstringing my instrument while the song I came to sing remains unsung.”

Tarrant, John: “Attention is the most basic form of love: through it we bless and are blessed.”

Thich Nhat Hanh: “The world will change because of your smile To sit, to smile, to look at things and really see them These form the basis of peace work.”

Thompson, William Irwin: “The most perplexing form of evil, and especially so for all idealists, is that kind of evil which comes out of our efforts to do good. Perhaps when we try to do good without love, we create evil.”

Van Dusen, Wilson: “Perhaps the single most important basic skill that should be taught to all persons is the capacity really to see, hear and understand others.”

Vincent Van Gogh: “The best way to know God is to love many things.”

Walker, Ralph: “Enlightened space, the place of unconditional love, cannot be achieved until and unless one is willing to be comfortable with paradox and confusion.”

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