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quote by Tara Bianca: Loving or accepting others unconditionally allows us to love and accept ourselves. with background image: pink umbrella
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Loving or accepting others unconditionally allows us to love and accept ourselves.

--Tara Bianca
quote by Chinmayananda Saraswati: To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness. with background image: photo of author Chinmayananda Saraswati with quote

To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness.

--Chinmayananda Saraswati



quote by Tehya Sky: Through you, I see me. Through me, I see you. with background image: purple heart shaped ornament on black and white textile
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Through you, I see me. Through me, I see you.

--Tehya Sky
quote by Kevin Darné: When it comes to love and relationships most of us fail our way to success. with background image: black and white window illustration
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When it comes to love and relationships most of us fail our way to success.

--Kevin Darné
quote by Kevin Darné: The goal is to have a 'soulmate' not a cellmate. with background image: brown and white long coated small dog lying on green grass
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The goal is to have a 'soulmate' not a cellmate.

--Kevin Darné
quote by Jacquelyn Middleton: Sometimes the heart wants what it can't have. with background image: woman and man holding hands
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Sometimes the heart wants what it can't have.

--Jacquelyn Middleton
quote by Diane de Poitiers: It is only love that has already fallen sick that is killed by absence. with background image: photo of author Diane de Poitiers with quote

It is only love that has already fallen sick that is killed by absence.

--Diane de Poitiers
quote by Shere Hite: Where there is lasting love, there is a family. with background image: photo of author Shere Hite with quote

Where there is lasting love, there is a family.

--Shere Hite
quote by Joseph Curiale: One of the greatest acts of courage is having to face every day of life feeling unloved. with background image: two women walking together outdoor during daytime
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One of the greatest acts of courage is having to face every day of life feeling unloved.

--Joseph Curiale

quote by Danny Silk: Powerful people can love without being loved back. with background image: red and white heart balloons
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Powerful people can love without being loved back.

--Danny Silk
quote by Amanda Knox: Life lived somehow for love is life never wasted. with background image: man facing women near forest
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Life lived somehow for love is life never wasted.

--Amanda Knox
quote by Lindsey Rietzsch: If you have friends and family who love you unconditionally -- you truly have everything! with background image: couple hugging wallpaper
Background Photo: Natalia Sobolivska

If you have friends and family who love you unconditionally -- you truly have everything!

--Lindsey Rietzsch
quote by THIGHBRUSH: Finally, a cause worth kneeling for. with background image: closeup photo of orange petaled flowers
Background Photo: Honey Yanibel Minaya Cruz

Finally, a cause worth kneeling for.

--THIGHBRUSH
quote by John de Ruiter: Love is not an experience. Love is what you are. with background image: couple standing in front of fence near body of water
Background Photo: Elizabeth Tsung

Love is not an experience. Love is what you are.

--John de Ruiter
quote by William Shakespeare: Love looks not with eyes, but with the mind. with background image: photo of author William Shakespeare with quote

Love looks not with eyes, but with the mind.

--William Shakespeare
quote by Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Love without return is like a question without an answer. with background image: photo of author Alfred, Lord Tennyson with quote

Love without return is like a question without an answer.

--Alfred Lord Tennyson
quote by Ambrose Bierce: Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage. with background image: photo of author Ambrose Bierce with quote

Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage.

--Ambrose Bierce
quote by Ernest Hemingway: Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. with background image: photo of author Ernest Hemingway with quote

Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

--Ernest Hemingway
quote by Rihanna: Love isn't complicated, people are. with background image: photo of author Rihanna with quote

Love isn't complicated, people are.

--Rihanna
quote by Fyodor Dostoevsky: To love is to suffer and there can be no love otherwise. with background image: photo of author Fyodor Dostoevsky with quote

To love is to suffer and there can be no love otherwise.

--Fyodor Dostoevsky
quote by Yoko Ono: What is beauty? It's what you love. with background image: photo of author Yoko Ono with quote

What is beauty? It's what you love.

--Yoko Ono
quote by Robert Louis Stevenson: This simple accident of falling in love is as beneficial as it is astonishing. with background image: photo of author Robert Louis Stevenson with quote

This simple accident of falling in love is as beneficial as it is astonishing.

--Robert Louis Stevenson
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: The Law of Love, call it attraction, affinity, cohesion if you like, governs the world. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

The Law of Love, call it attraction, affinity, cohesion if you like, governs the world.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Leo Tolstoy: Happiness is in your ability to love others. with background image: photo of author Leo Tolstoy with quote

Happiness is in your ability to love others.

--Leo Tolstoy
quote by Deepak Chopra: Love dances in the freshness of the unknown. with background image: pink tree
Background Photo: Ruby Doan

Love dances in the freshness of the unknown.

--Deepak Chopra
quote by Paulo Coelho: The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us. with background image: photo of author Paulo Coelho with quote

The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.

--Paulo Coelho
quote by Zig Ziglar: Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully. with background image: man in black suit jacket and woman in blue dress kissing during daytime
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Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.

--Zig Ziglar

quote by Cheryl Strayed: Real love moves freely in both directions. Don't waste your time on anything else. with background image: photo of author Cheryl Strayed with quote

Real love moves freely in both directions. Don't waste your time on anything else.

--Cheryl Strayed
quote by Mother Teresa: The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. And peace begins with a smile. with background image: photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. And peace begins with a smile.

--Mother Teresa

quote by D. H. Lawrence: No form of love is wrong, so long as it is love. with background image: couple standing in front of fence near body of water
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No form of love is wrong, so long as it is love.

--D.H. Lawrence
quote by Neal A. Maxwell: Listening is one of the forms of love. with background image: photo of author Neal A. Maxwell with quote

Listening is one of the forms of love.

--Neal A. Maxwell
quote by Paulo Coelho: Love can only be found through the act of loving. with background image: purple heart shaped ornament on black and white textile
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Love can only be found through the act of loving.

--Paulo Coelho
quote by Mother Teresa: Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. with background image: photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary.

--Mother Teresa

Longer Version:

Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.


quote by Mother Teresa: Suffering can become a means to greater love and greater generosity. with background image: photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Suffering can become a means to greater love and greater generosity.

--Mother Teresa
quote by Pope Francis: The challenge of life is to learn how to love. with background image: shallow focus photography of red flower
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The challenge of life is to learn how to love.

--Pope Francis
quote by Erica Jong: Hate generalizes; love is particular. with background image: photo of author Erica Jong with quote

Hate generalizes; love is particular.

--Erica Jong
quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: The lover is made happier by his love than the object of his affection. with background image: photo of author Ralph Waldo Emerson with quote

The lover is made happier by his love than the object of his affection.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson
quote by Brené Brown: If we want to live and love with our whole hearts, and if we want to engage with the world from a place of worthiness, we have to talk about the things that get in the way- especially shame, fear and… with background image: photo of author Brené Brown with quote

If we want to live and love with our whole hearts, and if we want to engage with the world from a place of worthiness, we have to talk about the things that get in the way- especially shame, fear and vulnerability.

--Brené Brown
quote by Demi Lovato: Love yourself for who you are and just keep going. with background image: photo of author Demi Lovato with quote

Love yourself for who you are and just keep going.

--Demi Lovato
quote by Gordon B. Hinckley: Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God. with background image: photo of author Gordon B. Hinckley with quote

Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God.

--Gordon B. Hinckley
quote by Leo Buscaglia: A total immersion in life offers the best classroom for learning to love. with background image: photo of author Leo Buscaglia with quote

A total immersion in life offers the best classroom for learning to love.

--Leo Buscaglia
quote by Deepak Chopra: Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation. with background image: photo of author Deepak Chopra with quote

Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation.

--Deepak Chopra
quote by Iyanla Vanzant: There are two emotions: love and fear. with background image: blue and black abstract painting
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There are two emotions: love and fear.

--Iyanla Vanzant
quote by Pope John Paul II: Freedom exists for the sake of love. with background image: couple kissing under gray clouds
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Freedom exists for the sake of love.

--Pope John Paul II
quote by Henry Ward Beecher: Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices. with background image: photo of author Henry Ward Beecher with quote

Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices.

--Henry Ward Beecher
quote by Ovid: Love conquers all things; let us own her dominion. with background image: photo of author Ovid with quote

Love conquers all things; let us own her dominion.

--Ovid
quote by Walt Whitman: Those who love each other shall become invincible. with background image: photo of author Walt Whitman with quote

Those who love each other shall become invincible.

--Walt Whitman
quote by Joseph Campbell: Love your enemies, for they determine who you are. with background image: photo of author Joseph Campbell with quote

Love your enemies, for they determine who you are.

--Joseph Campbell
quote by Debasish Mridha, MD: Never set limits when you are loving someone. with background image: woman and man holding hands
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Never set limits when you are loving someone.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
quote by D. H. Lawrence: The journey of love has been rather a lacerating, if well-worth-it, journey. with background image: photo of author D. H. Lawrence with quote

The journey of love has been rather a lacerating, if well-worth-it, journey.

--D.H. Lawrence
quote by Elvis Presley: Wise men say only fools rush in. But I can't help falling in love with you. with background image: photo of author Elvis Presley with quote

Wise men say only fools rush in. But I can't help falling in love with you.

--Elvis Presley
quote by John Lennon: I want you to make love, not war, I know you've heard it before. with background image: photo of author John Lennon with quote

I want you to make love, not war, I know you've heard it before.

--John Lennon
quote by Wayne W. Dyer: True love means you love a person for what they are, not for what you think they should be. with background image: pink and green flower painting
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True love means you love a person for what they are, not for what you think they should be.

--Wayne W. Dyer
quote by Thomas Merton: Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say. with background image: photo of author Thomas Merton with quote

Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say.

--Thomas Merton
quote by Rumi: Love alone can explain the mysteries of Love. with background image: photo of author Rumi with quote

Love alone can explain the mysteries of Love.

--Rumi
quote by Deepak Chopra: Today wherever you go, carry the intention of peace, love, and harmony in your heart. with background image: photo of author Deepak Chopra with quote

Today wherever you go, carry the intention of peace, love, and harmony in your heart.

--Deepak Chopra
quote by Dolly Parton: We could afford the price of peace. Love is all it costs. with background image: photo of author Dolly Parton with quote

We could afford the price of peace. Love is all it costs.

--Dolly Parton
quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. with background image: photo of author Ralph Waldo Emerson with quote

The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson
quote by Dalai Lama: If you are showing love to your fellow human beings, you are showing love to your God. with background image: photo of author Dalai Lama with quote

If you are showing love to your fellow human beings, you are showing love to your God.

--Dalai Lama
quote by Elvis Presley: Love me tender, love me sweet, never let me go. with background image: photo of author Elvis Presley with quote

Love me tender, love me sweet, never let me go.

--Elvis Presley
quote by Thích Nhất Hạnh: With understanding, those we love will certainly flower. with background image: photo of author Thích Nhất Hạnh with quote

With understanding, those we love will certainly flower.

--Thích Nhất Hạnh
quote by Terry Pratchett: Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Oscar Wilde: True love is just like regular love, but with more truth. with background image: photo of author Oscar Wilde with quote

True love is just like regular love, but with more truth.

--Oscar Wilde
quote by Ursula K. Le Guin: The bond between true lovers is as close as we come to what endures forever. with background image: photo of author Ursula K. Le Guin with quote

The bond between true lovers is as close as we come to what endures forever.

--Ursula K. Le Guin
quote by Kahlil Gibran: Love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. with background image: photo of author Kahlil Gibran with quote

Love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

--Kahlil Gibran
quote by Brené Brown: To be forgiven is to be loved. with background image: photo of author Brené Brown with quote

To be forgiven is to be loved.

--Brené Brown
quote by B. F. Skinner: What is love except another name for the use of positive reinforcement? Or vice versa. with background image: photo of author B. F. Skinner with quote

What is love except another name for the use of positive reinforcement? Or vice versa.

--B. F. Skinner
quote by Rumi: If someone asks,
But what is Love?
Answer,
Dissolving the will. with background image: man hugging woman wall painting
Background Photo: Annie Spratt

If someone asks,
But what is Love?
Answer,
Dissolving the will.

--Rumi
quote by Robert Louis Stevenson: Love -- what is love? A great and aching heart; Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair. with background image: photo of author Robert Louis Stevenson with quote

Love -- what is love? A great and aching heart; Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.

--Robert Louis Stevenson

quote by Charles Bukowski: Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality. with background image: photo of author Charles Bukowski with quote

Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality.

--Charles Bukowski
quote by John Green: YOU are valuable and rare and worthy of love. with background image: yellow labrador retriever puppy sitting on floor
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YOU are valuable and rare and worthy of love.

--John Green
quote by Henri J. M. Nouwen: Friendship and love are impossible without a mutual vulnerability. with background image: photo of author Henri J. M. Nouwen with quote

Friendship and love are impossible without a mutual vulnerability.

--Henri J. M. Nouwen
quote by Ken Keyes Jr. : Love everyone unconditionally, including yourself. with background image: white and black bird
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Love everyone unconditionally, including yourself.

--Ken Keyes Jr.
quote by Simone Weil: Love: To feel with one's whole self the existence of another being. with background image: photo of author Simone Weil with quote

Love: To feel with one's whole self the existence of another being.

--Simone Weil
quote by Deepak Chopra: If you are fully aware in the moment, there is only love. with background image: photo of author Deepak Chopra with quote

If you are fully aware in the moment, there is only love.

--Deepak Chopra
quote by Rumi: Only love itself can explain love and lovers. with background image: photo of author Rumi with quote

Only love itself can explain love and lovers.

--Rumi
quote by Rumi: Love is the vital core of the soul. And of all you see, only love is infinite. with background image: photo of author Rumi with quote

Love is the vital core of the soul. And of all you see, only love is infinite.

--Rumi
quote by Elbert Hubbard: The only way to retain love is to give it away. with background image: white and purple flower in macro shot
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The only way to retain love is to give it away.

--Elbert Hubbard
quote by Kate McGahan: By loving all the parts of you that I dislike in myself, I am learning to love me too. with background image: smiling couple
Background Photo: Joe Hepburn

By loving all the parts of you that I dislike in myself, I am learning to love me too.

--Kate McGahan
quote by Paulo Coelho: Real love changes and grows with time and discovers new ways of expressing itself. with background image: photo of author Paulo Coelho with quote

Real love changes and grows with time and discovers new ways of expressing itself.

--Paulo Coelho
quote by Haruki Murakami: Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. with background image: photo of author Haruki Murakami with quote

Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves.

--Haruki Murakami

Longer Version:

Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time.




quote by Eckhart Tolle: To love is to recognize yourself in another. with background image: photo of author Eckhart Tolle with quote

To love is to recognize yourself in another.

--Eckhart Tolle
quote by John Muir: Divine love is the sublime boss of the universe. with background image: purple heart shaped ornament on black and white textile
Background Photo: Tim Mossholder

Divine love is the sublime boss of the universe.

--John Muir
quote by Rabindranath Tagore: Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it. with background image: photo of author Rabindranath Tagore with quote

Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it.

--Rabindranath Tagore
quote by Deepak Chopra: Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant. with background image: photo of author Deepak Chopra with quote

Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.

--Deepak Chopra
quote by Zig Ziglar: The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love. with background image: photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love.

--Zig Ziglar
quote by Thomas Merton: The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly 
 themselves. with background image: photo of author Thomas Merton with quote

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly
themselves.

--Thomas Merton

Longer Version:

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them.


quote by Mother Teresa: Intense love does not measure, it just gives. with background image: photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

--Mother Teresa
quote by Rumi: Love is an emerald. Its brilliant light wards off dragons On this treacherous path. with background image: photo of author Rumi with quote

Love is an emerald. Its brilliant light wards off dragons On this treacherous path.

--Rumi
quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: To love is not to look at one another: it is to look, together, in the same direction. with background image: photo of author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry with quote

To love is not to look at one another: it is to look, together, in the same direction.

--Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
quote by Rumi: Go to the well of deep Love inside each of Us. with background image: photo of author Rumi with quote

Go to the well of deep Love inside each of Us.

--Rumi
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