Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.

A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you.
~Author Unknown

Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. ~Author unknown, as printed in The Hoosier Farmer

You know you have found love when you can’t find your way back. ~Robert Brault,

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. ~Lynda Barry

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies. ~Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. ~Karl Menninger

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. ~Cher

Love is staying up all night with a sick child – or a healthy adult. ~David Frost

Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new. ~Ursula K. Le Guin

Love is not singular except in syllable. ~Marvin Taylor

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. ~John Ciardi

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it. ~Douglas Yates

While duty measures the regard it owes
With scrupulous precision and nice justice,
Love never reasons, but profusely gives,
Gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all,
And trembles then, lest it has done too little.
~Hannah More

Ah me! why may not love and life be one? ~Henry Timrod

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning

Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. ~William Shakespeare, “Sonnet CXVI”

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

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken. ~Marguerite de Valois

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.  ~Mother Teresa

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.  ~Werner Erhard

Sometimes the shortest distance between two points is a winding path walked arm in arm.  ~Robert Brault

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