February 5, 2011

A few quotations on Love and a Valentine's postcard

Red is the color of love card
Infantile love follows the principle: "I love because I am loved."

Mature love follows the principle: "I am loved because I love."
Immature love says: "I love you because I need you."
Mature love says: "I need you because I love you."
- Erich Fromm

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
- Albert Einstein

Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
- Ambrose Bierce

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
- Ingrid Bergman

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
- John Lennon

Have you even been in love? Horrible, isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens your heart and it means someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses. You build up this whole armor, for years, so nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life...
- Neil Gaiman

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life.
- William Wordsworth

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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