Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
And he that shuts out love, in turn shall be shut out from love, and on her threshold lie howling in outer darkness.
When I understood and accepted my own darkness, I was consumed by my own light.
No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
Surely the saddest thing in the world is falling out of love - if once one has ever fallen in.
Immature love says, "I love you because I need you." Mature love says, "I need you because I love you."
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.
Music I heard with you was more than music, and bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate; all that was once so beautiful is dead.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in that action.