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Love and Hate

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tiny.ag/oojczsgc  ·   Fair (153 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/41gyx5is  ·   Fair (91 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sex appeal is 50% what you've got and 50% what people think you've got.

Sophia Loren, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/m3eo71lp  ·   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

tiny.ag/iy02fnsp  ·   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

tiny.ag/w4pbwier  ·   Fair (1249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

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

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

tiny.ag/ls96cqfi  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man is in love when something in his head, something in his and chest and something in his pants react to a certain woman.

Brian Hwang, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ngzn3ekd  ·   Fair (98 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The opposite of love is not hate, the opposite of love is ignorance.

Brian Hwang, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/gy6u0a9i  ·   Fair (1051 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is like the measles, all the worse when it comes late.

Douglas Jerrold, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/1kxrzyej  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride wortwhile.

Franklin P. Jones, 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/opp6altk  ·   Fair (680 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/snlzrsu1  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/3b0kjrvh  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Helpmate: A wife, or bitter half.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/rfa7bnoi  ·   Fair (382 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Incompatibility: In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/tckzdvry  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Love: A temporary insanity cureable either by marriage or by removal of the influences under which he incurred the disorder. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than the patient.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 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/p9dighnt  ·   Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Money is good, love is wealth.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/e9i2oof8  ·   Fair (110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ujvv0yxq  ·   Fair (324 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.

Doug Horton, in Love and Hate