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What force is more potent than

love?

Igor Stravinsky

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in love when

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You know you’re

you can’t fall asleep,

because reality

is finally

better than your

dreams.

Dr. Seuss

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Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is. Gary Zukav

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We love because it’s the only true adventure. Nikki Giovanni

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The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love. William Sloane Coffin

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There is a

time for w And a time f

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r work. e for love.

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That leaves no other time. Coco Chanel

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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. Michel de Montaigne

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Talk not of wasted affection;

affecti n

never was wasted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Love is like dew that falls on both nettles

and lilies. Swedish proverb

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In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. Jรกnos Arany

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I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. W. B. Yeats, “He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven”

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Love is like pi窶馬atural, irrational, and very

important. Lisa Hoffman

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Falling in love consists

merely in uncorking the

imagination

and bottling the

common sense. Helen Rowland

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Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith. Thomas Carlyle

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I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees. Pablo Neruda

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two can play

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Love is a game that

and both

win.

Eva Gabor

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In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “Locksley Hall”

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To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. David Viscott

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I should call love a single pure activity. D. H. Lawrence

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Love has

no uttermost, as the stars have no number and the sea no rest. Eleanor Farjeon

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Love is a

frien ship

set to music.

E. Joseph Cossman

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To love is to feel one being in the world at one with us, our equal in sin as well as virtue. Emmuska Orczy

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Simple Truths: I Love You