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Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation -- what are they They are the happiest people in the world.

William Lyon Phelps

Those who love deeply never grow old they may die of old age, but they die young.

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone.

Francis de Sales

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.

Jeseph Joubert

Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.

Seneca the Younger

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

W.H. Auden

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Bertrand Russell, Autobiography

Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye.Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine,Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure.All hope abandon, ye who enter here.

Dante Alighieri

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.

Anais Nin

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back; a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.

Anais Nin

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

La Rochefoucauld

To be a good soldier, you must love the army. To be a good commander, you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love.

Robert E. Lee, Conversation with Gen. Longstreet

To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, not even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust.

Henry David Thoreau

To be a true love is just a piece of piss i.e. it's so easy. Yes, it takes just, compromise and sacrifice. That's all. ~Emeasoba George.

Emeasoba George

To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.

Madonna

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.

William Hazlitt

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia--to mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

Henry Louis Mencken

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia.

H. L. Mencken

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.

George Santayana

To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love in others only what they lend him, their own selves, their version of him.

Johann von Goethe

To be successful in love, one must know how to begin and when to stop.

Vikrant Parsai

To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.

Sister Mary Lauretta

To be sure, this requires effort and love, a careful cultivation of the spiritual life, and a watchful, honest, active oversight of all one's mental attitudes towards things and people. It is not to be learned by world-flight, running away from things, turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, one must learn an inner solitude, where or with whomsoever he may be. He must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed on his mind.

Meister Eckhart

To bemoan the messiness of politics is not just a folly it betrays a dangerous impatience with basic realities. It is like becoming disturbed that people do not fall in love sensibly -- and so deciding to computerize the problem.

Theodore Roszak

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