Love Quotations


All a man's strength and all his weakness go to make up the authority of any particular opinion which he may utter. He is strong or weak with all his strength and weakness combined. If he is your friend, you may have to consider that he loves you, but perchance he also loves gingerbread.—Journal, 16 February 1854
All romance is grounded on friendship.—Journal, 18 February 1840
I love men with the same distinctions that I love women—as if my friend were of some third sex—some other or stranger and still my friend.—Journal, 5 May 1846
I love my friends very much, but I find that it is of no use to go to see them. I hate them commonly when I am near them. They belie themselves and deny me continually.—Journal, 16 November 1851
I love that one with whom I sympathize.—Journal, 24 November 1858
I suppose that what in other men is religion is in me love of nature.—Journal, 30 October 1842
There is no remedy for love but to love more.—Journal, 25 July 1839
Love is the burden of all Nature's odes.—Journal, 2 March 1840
My imagination, my love and reverence and admiration, my sense of miraculous, is not so excited by any event as by the remembrance of my youth.—Journal, June 1850
When we cease to sympathize with and to be personally related to men, and begin to universally related, then we are capable of inspiring others with the sentiment of love for us.—Journal, June 1850
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