Saturday, February 16, 2013

12 Quotes about Love and Suffering

Yesterday I loved, today I suffer, tomorrow I die: but I still think fondly, today and tomorrow, of yesterday. -Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature. -Lawrence Durrell

He who would love much has also much to suffer. -José Rizal

To feel, to love, to suffer, to devote herself will always be the text of the life of women. -Honoré de Balzac

Love means suffering—those who love drag a chain with them. -Georg Ebers

We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love. -Sigmund Freud

Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians. -Marcel Proust

Much of our suffering comes from one simple misunderstanding: that love is limited, that it is here only some of the time. -Nirmala

Only give a woman love, and there is nothing she will not venture, suffer, and do. -Wilkie Collins

Medicine cures all human sufferings, but the sickness of love refuses a physician. -Propertius

Those who have courage to love should have courage to suffer. -Anthony Trollope

If man realized that the universe like him can love and suffer, he would be reconciled. -Albert Camus

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

19 Love and Mind Quotes

These quotes about love and mind prepares you to unite your rational mind with your romantic self for Valentine's Day.

The heart unites whatever the mind separates, pushes on beyond the arena of necessity and transmutes the struggle into love. -Nikos Kazantzakis

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is wing'd Cupid painted blind. -William Shakespeare

A mind might ponder its thought for ages and not gain so much self-knowledge as the passion of love shall teach it in a day. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most peculiar social self which one is apt to have is in the mind of the person one is in love with. -William James

The mind has a thousand eyes, and the heart but one; yet the light of a whole life dies, when love is done. -Francis William Bourdillon

Love manifests itself in our bodies as instinctive craving, in our souls as devotion, and in our minds as pride. -Bliss Carman

Love does not obey the mind, and turns to hate when forced. -Ursula K. Le Guin

Love is a durable fire in the mind ever burning. -Sir Walter Raleigh

Love is the mind's strong physic and the pill that leaves the heart sick and overturns the will. -Thomas Middleton

The fire of love and the cold of time, deprive my sweet love of his peace of mind. -Lope de Vega

Every conception of love inevitably depends on a view of the broader totality of the emotional mind. -Thomas Lewis

Union of hearts, not hands, does a marriage make, and sympathy of mind keeps love awake. -Aaron Hill

Only the free mind knows what Love is. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love, faithful love, recalled thee to my mind - But how could I forget thee?     -William Wordsworth

When beauty fires the blood, how love exalts the mind! -John Dryden

My mind is wholly possessed by Love, who rules every part there of, in virtue of his all-embracing deity. -Giovanni Boccaccio

You may not love a person's ways, but you should always love the person. Separate the two in your mind and it will help you much. -Edward Eldridge

It is time, not the mind, that puts an end to love. -Publius Syrus

If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of ill, it is human love. -Nathaniel Parker Willis