Love and Hate
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If you love something, turn it loose. If it doesn't come back, kill it!
Love affairs have always greatly interested me, but I do not greatly care for them in books or moving pictures. In a love affair, I wish to be the hero, with no audience present.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and and still likes you.
Romance is built on illusion, and when we love someone, we love the illusion they have created for us.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take the course he will. He will be sure to repent.
My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
If only bad habits could be broken as easily as hearts!
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.