Saturday, January 20, 2007

LOVE

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, "Outside the Dog Museum"

Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~Mark Overby

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. ~Author Unknown

Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly. ~Proverb

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.~William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night's Dream, 1595

Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame. ~Henry David Thoreau

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~Laurence Marks, M*A*S*H, "Love Story," original air date 7 January 1973, spoken by the character Hawkeye

We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe

Love is not consolation. It is light. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. ~Author Unknown

In this horror of solitude, this need to lose his ego in exterior flesh, which man calls grandly the need for love. ~Charles Baudelaire

So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life. ~John Milton

What Can I say? I'm in love!

photo: (used for the cover of New Moon) by John Grant/Getty Images, crushed tulip = undying love




2 comments:

Erin said...

Those are all so, so wonderful, and I don't think I can pick a favorite, but I do love the second one.

You're in love!?

sookie said...

I adore the second one, too.
Ah, yes it's true-I'm totally and completely in love!