Love and Hate
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When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
If you love someone, tell them. They won't be the only one glad that you did.
Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and fans a bonfire.
For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
A man is in love when something in his head, something in his and chest and something in his pants react to a certain woman.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and and still likes you.
Love affairs have always greatly interested me, but I do not greatly care for them in books or moving pictures. In a love affair, I wish to be the hero, with no audience present.
The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.
Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride wortwhile.
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.