in Love Quotes mood

  • “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” Albert Einstein
  •  “Love is the irresistible desire to be desired irresistibly.” Robert Frost – Robert Frost Society, Volumes 1991-1993 (page 143)
  •  “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” Aristotle
  • “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”  Robert Heinlein Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)
  • “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” Sam Keen (As quoted in Thoughts from Earth (2004) pg. 13)
  • “Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.” Benjamin Franklin
  • “There is no remedy for love but to love more” David Henry Thoreau (The author’s Journal, excerpted from The Thoreau you don’t Know… (2009) by Robert Sullivan, page 87)
  • “If you don’t receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.” ― Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life
  • “To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves …” ― Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding and Yerma
  • “She hardly ever thought of him. He had worn a place for himself in some corner of her heart, as a sea shell, always boring against the rock, might do. The making of the place had been her pain. But now the shell was safely in the rock. It was lodged, and ground no longer.”  ― T.H. White, The Once and Future King
  • “You know you are in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” Dr. Seuss
  •  “Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being “in love” which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossom had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two.”
    (Louis de Bernieres – Written by British novelist Louis De Bernieres, this quote flows from the pages of his most famous literary work, “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” The book is about a young Italian officer who is posted to a Greek island, where he endears himself to the locals with his humor and music. The movie version of this quote differs slightly.)
  • Here is a short article on Letting Go which most of us could relate to, have a read.

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