True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

I don’t think you can keep someone you truly love at arm’s length on purpose, they’ll always end up in your arms.  ~Holly Nichole Miller

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.  ~Honoré de Balzac

Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.  ~Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love is the poetry of the senses.  ~Honoré de Balzac

Love is a game that two can play and both win.  ~Eva Gabor

Without love, the rich and poor live in the same house.  ~Author Unknown

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters.  It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.  ~Francis Quarles,Emblems

Love is like those second-rate hotels where all the luxury is in the lobby.  ~Paul-Jean Toulet

We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.  ~Marie Ebner Von Eschenbach, Aphorism

We picture love as heart-shaped because we do not know the shape of the soul.  ~Robert Brault

All love is probationary, a fact which frightens women and exhilarates men.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.  ~François, duc de La Rochefoucauld

Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can’t.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Love, and a cough, cannot be hid.  ~George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, 1651

Desire creates havoc when it is the only thing between two people, or when it is what’s missing.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved.  ~Christopher Paul Rubero

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.  ~Latin Proverb

The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate

Be everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way.  ~Amrit Desai

I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes,
After the day’s great sun.
~Charles Hanson Towne

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