Monday Musings: Love Quotes
Love is powerful. By definition, love is a noun — a deep affection or a great pleasure; and it's a verb — to feel deeply for someone or to enjoy something greatly. Understanding and appreciating love are sometimes best expressed through the words of others. Below are poignant and moving quotes describing our capacity for love.
“To love is to burn, to be on fire.” – Jane Austen
“Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.” – Theodore Roethke "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne
”A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” – Kurt Vonnegut
“Before I had my child, I thought I knew all the boundaries of myself, that I understood the limits of my heart. It’s extraordinary to have all those limits thrown out, to realize your love is inexhaustible.” – Uma Thurman
“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” – Dalai Lama “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim
"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
– Friedrich Nietzsche
May your relationships with yourself and others be filled with love!