Love Quotes (7089)

Love & Romance

Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good... view

By: Felix Adler

Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared... view

By: Mortimer Adler

If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love... view

By: Mortimer Adler

I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give... view

By: Mortimer Adler

I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship... view

By: Mortimer Adler

In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love... view

By: Mortimer Adler

The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely... view

By: Mortimer Adler

We love even when our love is not requited... view

By: Mortimer Adler

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Love consists in giving without getting in return.. view

By: Mortimer Adler

There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality... view

By: Mortimer Adler

It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Love without conversation is impossible... view

By: Mortimer Adler

Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength... view

By: Theodor Adorno

Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar... view

By: Theodor Adorno

He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself... view

By: Theodor Adorno

There is no love that is not an echo... view

By: Theodor Adorno

God loves to help him who strives to help himself... view

By: Aeschylus

Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature... view

By: Aeschylus

The first movie was mostly about George and Julia. This one is mostly about me and Catherine and our love story and our whole history. So it's a very different movie... view

By: Casey Affleck

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark... view

By: Casey Affleck

I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense... view

By: Casey Affleck

Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people... view

By: Shmuel Y. Agnon

I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums... view

By: Christina Aguilera

I have grown up but that should be a positive thing. When you look at a photo album it's lovely to remember being so young but it's also good to know you grew up!.. view

By: Jenny Agutter

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved, just to love and be loved... view

By: Eden Ahbez

Some white people hate black people, and some white people love black people, some black people hate white people, and some black people love white people. So you see it's not an issue of black and white, it's an issue of Lovers and Haters... view

By: Eden Ahbez

I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life... view

By: Clay Aiken

I went to school for special education. I always assumed when I had the opportunity I would love to try and help kids with disabilities... view

By: Clay Aiken

You know, I think I'm a stronger person for realizing that you can't make everybody love you... view

By: Clay Aiken

I love you, what star do you live on?.. view

By: Conrad Aiken