…is beyond my ability to explain. But without doubt I know I love you. There’s concrete proof in my heart, mind and soul that will take a lifetime to unfold. Will you marry me?
American author, poet, and naturalist Diane Ackerman
…is a subject I long tried to make sense of. Success eluded me until I stopped trying. The answer arrived wrapped in an old red shirt and faded jeans you were wearing when we met.
American physician, activist and author Patch Adams
…is little bits of heaven we are allowed to have on Earth. In fleeting moments of love’s goodness humans are allowed to borrow a depth of feeling usually reserved for angels.
American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw under pen name Josh Billings
it is so
…is a harsh teacher, but I bear no malice toward cupid’s mistaken arrows. Each grinding of my heart molded it to be ready for you. Through pain and heartbreak I was softened and made more perfect in my ability to love you.
From “Romeo and Juliet” by English Playwright William Shakespeare
…runs away if pursued, but follows a willing spirit. It is reckless when treated thoughtlessly; but gentle if shown tenderness. Love can be found, but never possessed. It is the landlord of the heart for those who embrace it.
Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso most known “Ovid”
…of a common sort is frequently discovered by those who settle for less than their heart’s desire. I waited, but fear moved in as I aged. When I was about ready to settle for an ordinary love, you stepped into my life.
17th-century French writer Francois de la Rochefoucauld
…knows no sense of time; no beginning or end. Loving always feels like something awakened within that has been there all along but was sleeping, waiting to be brought to life.
From the novel/movie “Message in a Bottle” by Nicholas Sparks
in my arms,
I feel an
in my soul.
I find myself
for your face;
I know it’s an
but I cannot
…answers no questions. Love simply “is”. It would not exist between us if we had not taken the time to know each other to the bone. In each discovery of one another there existed the possibility of feast or famine.
From “The Genius and the Goddess” by English writer Aldous Huxley
Because she is.
is God’s own
I am that I am.
The girl is
who she is.
…caught me by surprise when it arrived; when you arrived. From the first time we met I hoped we’d fall in love. I can’t remember life without you. It feels like I have always known you.
American poet, short story writer and novelist X. Williamson
as much as
for this very
…drove me crazy when I began to fall for you. I had trouble getting to sleep, but could not wait to dream of us each night. Back then even a few days of not seeing you was torture. You became the love of my life.
From “Peony in Love” by American novelist Lisa See
He was in
about what he