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The love we give away is the only love we keep

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Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think

“When I look into your eyes, I know I have found the mirror of my soul.” – Unknown

“Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever – only, nothing is eternal.” – Audre Lorde

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.” – James Baldwin

“Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense.” – E.E. Cummings

 

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.” – Sophocles

“Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.” – Felix Adler

“In the end we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing.” – Jack Kornfield

“Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

“I wish I had done everything on Earth with you.” – The Great Gatsby

“I could never say how much I like you, and just how special you are to me. But I can say that my world is all smiles whenever I am with you. I love you a lot.” – Unknown

“I never could have accomplished what I have today without the love I feel from you!” – Unknown

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride.” – Pablo Neruda

“My love for you is past the mind, beyond my heart, and into my soul.” – Boris Kodjoe

 

“I don’t need paradise because I found you. I don’t need dreams because I already have you.” – Unknown

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

“I don’t want to lose you in my life. You are the stars in my sky and the sun to my world. You are the reason I survive.”

“Here is my heart, accept it please because I am so clumsy and I am afraid I just might lose it.”

“To love is, first of all, to accept ourselves as we actually are.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

 

“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.” – Elbert Hubbard

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” – Sophocles

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” – Andre Breton

 

“Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” – Ernest Hemingway

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.” – William Arthur Ward

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.” – George MacDonald 

 

“To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.” – Mary Oliver

“A source of trouble is our unruly minds. We can counter that by developing a warm heart. We need to effect an inner transformation, to understand that love and affection are a real source of joy.” – Dalai Lama

“In a true partnership, the kind worth striving for, the kind worth insisting on, and even, frankly, worth divorcing over, both people try to give as much or even a little more than they get. ‘Deserves’ is not the point. And ‘owes’ is certainly not the point. The point is to make the other person as happy as we can, because their happiness adds to ours. The point is – in the right hands, everything that you give, you get.” – Amy Bloom

“Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen?” – Helen Keller

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