Love Quotations

 

How insufficient is all wisdom without love.


Journal, 25 March 1842


What avails it that another loves you, if he does not understand you? Such love is a curse.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


Love is a thirst that is never slaked.


Journal, 28 March 1856


Our life without love is coke and ashes.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


It is strange that men will talk of miracles, revelation, inspiration, and the like, as things past, while love remains.


“Chastity and Sensuality”


Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


Till we have loved we have not imagined the heights of love.


Journal, 28 September 1843


The heart is forever inexperienced.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


The violence of love is as much to be dreaded as that of hate.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


The obstacles which the heart meets with are like granite blocks which one alone can not move.


Journal, 27 October 1851


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