You learn to like someone when you

You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.  ~Author Unknown

And whats romance usually a nice little

And what’s romance?  Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose, and it’s always daisy-time.  ~D.H. Lawrence

We are not the same persons this

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love.  It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.  ~W. Somerset Maugham

When one is in love always begins

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving oneself, and one always ends by deceiving others.  That is what the world calls a romance.  ~Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

A man reserves his true and deepest

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.  ~George Jean Nathan

Im far from perfect but ill be

I’m far from perfect, but I’ll be perfect for that imperfect person that’s perfect for me.  ~Amanda Bynestwitter.com/amandabynes/status/4565987386

Who would give a law to lovers

Who would give a law to lovers?  Love is unto itself a higher law.  ~Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, A.D. 524WLBUQ

The heart is a small thing but

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

Theres no denying that the only real

There’s no denying that the only real unhappiness in life is losing a man…. Death isn’t nature’s greatest mistake – falling in love is.  If we didn’t do that, all the misery in life would be cut right out of it.  Oh my goodness, so would all the fun.  So, what are you gonna do about it.  ~When Ladies Meet, 1941 movie written by Rachel Crothers, John Meehan, Leon Gordon, S.K. Lauren, and Anita Loos, spoken by the character Bridgie Drake  (not sure if this is also in the 1933 movie or 1932 play – anyone know?)TPV

When youre attracted to someone it just

When you’re attracted to someone it just means that your subconscious is attracted to their subconscious, subconsciously, so what we know as fate is two neuroses knowing that they’re a perfect match.  ~Jeff Arch, Nora Ephron, and David S. Ward, Sleepless in Seattle

They who meet on an april night

They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there’s moonlight all about and there’s no moon above.  ~E.Y. "Yip" Harburg and Fred Saidy, dialogue just before the song "Old Devil Moon" in the musical Finian’s Rainbow  (Thanks, Katherine!)

Love a wildly misunderstood although highly

Love – a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.  ~Author Unknown

Desire creates havoc when it is the

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, 1960CDN

Love is no respecter of age or

Love is no respecter of age or practicality
Neither morality: unabashed
She enters where she will
Unheeding that her immortal fires
Burn up human hearts…
~Phillip Pulfrey, from Beyond Mesee Nov2008 email, www.originals.net

You really shouldnt say i love you

You really shouldn’t say “I love you” unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget. ~Author unknown, attributed to an 8-year-old named Jessica

Your love has gone all through my

Your love has gone all through my body
like honey in water,
as a drug is mixed into spices,
as water is mingled with wine….
~Author Unknown

Some women love only what they can

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

The beginning of love is to let

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image.  Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.  ~Thomas Mertonfeb11mail

What 34love34 is i dont know if

What "love" is I don’t know if it’s not the response of our deepest natures to one another.  ~William Carlos WilliamsCUL

Love is the flower of life and

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.  ~D.H. Lawrence

True love to whom my heart is

True love, to whom my heart is prey,
How dost thou hold me in thy sway,
That in each day I find no fault
But daily wait for love’s assault.
~Pernette du Guillet

The lover is a monotheist who knows

The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.  ~Theodor Reik, Of Love and Lust, 1957WLBUQ

A lover is a man who tries

A lover is a man who tries to be more amiable than it is possible for him to be. ~Nicholas de Chamfortcul

I think we dream so dont have

I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long.  If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.  ~Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes

Love would never be a promise of

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.  ~Author Unknown

Infatuation is when you think hes as

Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners.  Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford – but you’ll take him anyway.  ~Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975

Romance is dead it was acquired

Romance is dead – it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.  ~Lisa Simpson, The Simpsons