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Comment#  ·   Fair (699 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by S.Skipper

Good friends stab you in the front.

Unknown, (from the movie Can't Hardly Wait; sometimes attributed to Oscar Wilde), in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (181 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hatred is toxic waste in the river of life.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hearts are often broken when words are unspoken.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (233 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Her kisses left something to be desired -- the rest of her.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'd like to meet the man who invented sex and see what he's working on now.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Vice and Virtue

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 (442 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

R. Drabek, in Love and Hate and Science and Religion

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (502 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (384 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All mankind loves a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (180 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Contention is better than loneliness.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

William Blake, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (309 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

True friendship is like sound health -- the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.

Charles Caleb Colton, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (766 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (1249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Love and Hate and Wealth and Poverty

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Comment#  ·   Fair (165 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

Baba Dioum, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.

Douglas Yates, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Before you find your handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

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