Love, that terribly capricious, ethereal thing! It’s heart breaking & heart mending.
People are killed for it and kill for the chance to experience it.
Our modern, logical culture under values love. I know that I do. Especially in the wake of pain.
But it is truly the only thing that makes life worth living.
I hope these quotes will put the tiny seed of an idea in your heart to perhaps, perhaps try again!
“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.”
~ Peter Ustinov
“Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.”
~ Simone Weil
“A fool in love makes no sense to me.
I only think you are a fool
If you do not love.”
~ Our Wise Friend, Anonymous
“If you would be loved, love and be lovable.”
~ Benjamin Franklin, “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” 1755
“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”
~ Joanne Woodward
“Fortune and love favor the brave.”
“I am in love — and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.”
~ D. H. Lawrence
Thank you for reading! I chose the theme for this post as love, to remind myself not to get bitter & hard. To remember that love is a wonderful, beautiful, trancendental thing. To hope that I may fall in love again, one day.