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Love never dies a natural death

“Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.” – Anthony Trollope

“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” – Peter Ustinov

“To err is human, to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope

“Love is the only gold.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Every day I fall more in love with you. Except on those days where you really piss me off.” – Unknown

“I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” – Unknown

“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” – Chris Rock

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us.” –  Margaret Guenther

“Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.” – Robin Morgan

“There is hardly a more gracious gift that we can offer somebody than to accept them fully, to love them almost despite themselves.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.” – Jane Austen

“Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don’t stand a chance against it.” – Joan D. Vinge

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” – Anais Nin

“The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.” – James Baldwin

“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 Wolfgang von Goethe

“Have you ever been so focused that you forgot time? That’s what you should do more of.” – Maxime Lagacé

“When all your desires are distilled, you will cast just two votes: To love more, and be happy.” – Hafiz of Persia

“The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word ‘love.’ It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.” – Lydia Maria Child

“Comparison is an act of violence against the self.” – Iyanla Vanzant

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