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Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
– Miguel de Unamuno
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.
– Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Srange Land
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
– John Barrymore
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another
– H. L. Mencken
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
– Iris Murdoch
Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
– Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Love is the essence of God.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the eternal first breath.
– Vanna Bonta
Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
– Pierre Corneille
Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
– Iris Murdoch
Love is the first wisdom in life.
– Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
– D. H. Lawrence
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
– Louise Hay
Love is the highest form of courage.
– Brandon A. Trean
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life.
– Smiley Blanton
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
– Robert Frost
Love is the life of humanity.
– Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Divine Love and Wisdom" #1
Love is the light of life; in marriage, it is the electricity bill.
– Vikrant Parsai
Love is the lubricant required in life.... everyone can do without it, but life seems smoother at times with it.
– Siddharth Astir
Love is the mistaken belief that one woman differs from another.
– Henry Louis Mencken
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
– Delmore Schwartz
Love is the only bow of life's dark cloud. It is the Morning and Evening Star. It shines upon the cradle of the babe, and sheds its radiance upon the quiet tomb. It is the Mother of Art, inspirer of poet, patriot, and philosopher. It is the air and light of every heart, builder of every home, kinder of every fire on every hearth, It was the first dream of immortality. It fills the world with melody. Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings of common clay.
– Robert G. Ingersoll
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality.
– Victor Frankl
Love is the reason for it all.
– Dorothy Fields

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