To lovers — the have-been’s, the are-now’s, and the may-be’s












  • The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. ~G.K. Chesterton
  • The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. ~Mother Teresa
  • When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • Lovers needn’t always agree, anymore than poetry need always rhyme. ~Robert Brault
  • Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde
  • We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe
  • Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. ~Rose Franken
  • You know you have found love when you can’t find your way back. ~Robert Brault
  • Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. ~Karl Menninger
  • Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning
  • He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. ~Leo Tolstoy
  • The love game is never called off on account of darkness. ~Tom Masson
  • You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ~Dr. Seuss
  • Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before. ~Mignon McLaughlin
  • Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~Eva Gabor
  • A man is not where he lives, but where he loves. ~Latin Proverb
  • At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. ~Plato
  • Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. ~Bruce Lee
  • Some say that true love is a mirage; seek it anyway, for all else is surely desert. ~Robert Brault
  • Lust fades, so you’d better be with someone who can stand you. ~Alan Zweibel and Jessie Nelson, The Story of Us
  • Love is a Mystery. You can’t find it; it has to find you. ~Author Unknown
  • Your fortune is misfortune if it is not Love. ~Silent Lotus
  • Love is the greatest refreshment in life. ~Pablo Picasso
  • The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. ~Victor Hugo
  • Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends. ~Author Unknown
  • What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. ~Pearl Bailey
  • Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown
  • True love is when you put someone on a pedestal, and they fall — but you are there to catch them. ~Author Unknown
  • Never say “I love you” unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. Chad Christopher Watts, my darling, I love you. ~Ericka D.

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