To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
- Bertrand Russell, Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.
- Bob Dylan
We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it or worse, they might.
- Mignon McLaughlin
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
- Nelson Boswell
Teaching is as sacred as priesthood. If one has not the concern for humanity, the love of living creatures, the vision of the priest and artist, he must not teach.
- Pearl Buck
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
- Agnes Repplier, Americans and Others, 1912
I opened the window and my heart. The sun flooded my house and love flooded my soul.
- Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I sat down and wept
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
- Marlene Dietrich