Love and Hate
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True friendship is like sound health -- the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.
Incompatibility: In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Love: A temporary insanity cureable either by marriage or by removal of the influences under which he incurred the disorder. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than the patient.
If you love someone, tell them. They won't be the only one glad that you did.
For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and fans a bonfire.