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Love and Hate

114 aphorisms  ·  13 comments

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tiny.ag/4vfcycxe  ·   Fair (181 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hatred is toxic waste in the river of life.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/pno9g5xa  ·   Fair (699 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by S.Skipper

Good friends stab you in the front.

Unknown, (from the movie Can't Hardly Wait; sometimes attributed to Oscar Wilde), in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/t37feygj  ·   Fair (180 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Contention is better than loneliness.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/a7h1xcrn  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Before you find your handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/axmzaeli  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/kh9mihxg  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.

Douglas Yates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/cstcsf2k  ·   Fair (480 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ydvw0j24  ·   Fair (489 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/l5kykzfq  ·   Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet.

Mae West, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/9wpbcvqn  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Mae West, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/lakz6spw  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/5eq7usqg  ·   Fair (78 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?

Lily Tomlin, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/uwffbhr3  ·   Fair (81 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth is fiction when spilled from the lips of a man.

Lisa Tillotson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/t1upajp8  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ajfs1vcf  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Tennyson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/yvhq4tf0  ·   Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.

David Storey, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ckjtcepm  ·   Fair (1026 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

If only bad habits could be broken as easily as hearts!

Christopher Spranger, The Effort to Fall, in Love and Hate and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/qckgltos  ·   Fair (95 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take the course he will. He will be sure to repent.

Socrates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/qhoyi5e6  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.

Socrates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/qcplwznc  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

Robert Southey, in Love and Hate