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Love and Hate

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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/5upxjjc2  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.

Don Quinn, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/udhekgkz  ·   Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

Jules Renard, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/k6uogmqd  ·   Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/8zet9hei  ·   Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and fans a bonfire.

La Rochefoucauld, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/hxz4udr0  ·   Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

La Rochefoucauld, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

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/bqsku45n  ·   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

tiny.ag/oeren2sf  ·   Fair (443 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.

Blaise Pascal, in Happiness and Misery and Love and Hate

tiny.ag/p6sl3kmh  ·   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

tiny.ag/fnkzalnh  ·   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

tiny.ag/o6zxkels  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love: The delusion that one woman differs from another.

Henry Louis Mencken, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/twzqcn7z  ·   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

tiny.ag/e0jqizfw  ·   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

tiny.ag/g2xohmoz  ·   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

tiny.ag/h2globzq  ·   Fair (84 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Dawn Messer, in Love and Hate