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Love and Hate

114 aphorisms  ·  13 comments

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tiny.ag/qh2wpltu  ·   Fair (384 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All mankind loves a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/w4s36qc2  ·   Fair (502 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/kqiaorlb  ·   Fair (411 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.

Anton Chekhov, 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/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/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/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/6thfwduq  ·   Fair (1009 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Romance is built on illusion, and when we love someone, we love the illusion they have created for us.

Roger Ebert, (from review of Boys Don't Cry, Oct. 22, 1999), in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/0rcgdke8  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/voscxn53  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When falling in love, some lose their head, others lose their heart.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/npbuejcs  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/wnvuqdit  ·   Fair (186 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/mz7zqsiw  ·   Fair (199 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two sides to every divorce: yours and the shithead's.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/nbrpkw6o  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest sign that a man is in love is when he divorces his wife.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/jembkuph  ·   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

tiny.ag/5fmenyag  ·   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

tiny.ag/xok5uj1y  ·   Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/wt4musvj  ·   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

tiny.ag/lem4yqnc  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One does not make friends, one recognizes them.

Unknown, in Love and Hate