Love and Hate
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Romance is built on illusion, and when we love someone, we love the illusion they have created for us.
Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
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.
Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
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.
In the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
The gods gave man fire and he invented fire engines. They gave him love and he invented marriage.
Saying you love someone when you don't love yourself is like a naked person offering you a shirt.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.
There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.