Love and Hate
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It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
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.
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and fans a bonfire.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.
The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Love cures people; both the ones who give it, and the ones who receive it.
If you think there are no new frontiers, watch a boy ring the front doorbell on his first date.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.