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Comment#  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One does not make friends, one recognizes them.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (652 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Megan

Saying you love someone when you don't love yourself is like a naked person offering you a shirt.

Maya Angelou, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

She's the kind of woman you could fall madly in bed with.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The gods gave man fire and he invented fire engines. They gave him love and he invented marriage.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (475 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The most important thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love: The delusion that one woman differs from another.

Henry Louis Mencken, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love cures people; both the ones who give it, and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (84 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My husband gave me a permanent wave, and now he's gone.

Dawn Messer, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you think there are no new frontiers, watch a boy ring the front doorbell on his first date.

Olin Miller, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.

Michel de Montaigne, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Mother Teresa, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (272 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets.

Ogden Nash, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (955 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Smilee J.

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anaïs Nin, in Health and Disease and Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If there is anything better than being loved, it's loving.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (215 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (240 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love will make you forget time, and time will make you forget love.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Love your neighbors, but don't pull down the fence.

Unknown, (Chinese proverb), in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (197 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Many a wife thinks her husband is the world's greatest lover. But she can never catch him at it.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (181 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is not a word -- it is a sentence.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

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