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Love and Hate

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tiny.ag/re0zqqyo  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears; hatred is nothing.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/hafgido3  ·   Fair (136 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is a given, hatred is aquired.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/bggvrf05  ·   Fair (180 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you love something, turn it loose. If it doesn't come back, kill it!

Doug Horton, in Altruism and Cynicism and Love and Hate

tiny.ag/nvdb2cfz  ·   Fair (403 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Burning desire is the eternal flame.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/is8fdtaa  ·   Fair (1041 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

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.

E. W. Howe, in Art and Literature and Love and Hate

tiny.ag/jg3f6les  ·   Fair (187 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A friend is someone who knows all about you and and still likes you.

Elbert Hubbard, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/lakz6spw  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire, in Love and Hate

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/5eq7usqg  ·   Fair (78 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?

Lily Tomlin, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/uwffbhr3  ·   Fair (81 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth is fiction when spilled from the lips of a man.

Lisa Tillotson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/qckgltos  ·   Fair (95 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take the course he will. He will be sure to repent.

Socrates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/qhoyi5e6  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

Socrates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/qcplwznc  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.

Robert Southey, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ckjtcepm  ·   Fair (1026 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

If only bad habits could be broken as easily as hearts!

Christopher Spranger, The Effort to Fall, in Love and Hate and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/t1upajp8  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/yvhq4tf0  ·   Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.

David Storey, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ajfs1vcf  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Tennyson, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/fxwtpzmn  ·   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

tiny.ag/xjiqthys  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

George Bernard Shaw, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/c5yxdobt  ·   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