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Love…
…bridges gaps, fills crevices and lights the unknown. It allows a person known only for days to feel like an old friend and one known for years to seem like they have always been there at your side.

Irish novelist and poet James Joyce
His heart danced
upon her movements
like a cork upon a tide.
He heard what
her eyes said
to him from beneath
their cowl
and knew that
in some dim past,
whether in life
or revery, he had heard
their tale before.

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Love…
…is an elixir for life. A dose can temper sadness; give strength to the sick; lend hope to the hopeless and help a broken heart to feel again. All this and more I have felt since love brought us together.

A group of sayings about love assembled into a poem
Insanity and love are very much alike;
you’re crazy in both states.
Love can make you do things
that you never thought possible!
Because something won’t last forever,
doesn’t mean it can’t last a lifetime.
Love brings tears to our eyes;
yet it also brings smiles upon our lips.
Love looks not with the eyes,
but with the heart and soul!
When I say I love you,
I mean I accept you the way you are
and I expect the same from you.
You need trust to love,
but first you need to love in order to trust.
Be true to love,
and love will be true to you.

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Love…
…can not be owned for it is the owner; love can not be possessed for it is the possessor; love can not be a slave for it is the master. To be in control of love is as impossible as directing the sky to do one’s will.

Contemporary romance author Rachael Wade
Love couldn’t be moved
by circumstance,
poor choices,
or even blatant lies;
skewed and damaged, yes,
but the heart can’t deny
what it wants most
once the desire is planted.
Whether in bliss or affliction,
love owns you all the same.

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Love…
…is the stuff that makes a difficult morning easier to bear; sickness quicker to recover from; smiles to be more prevalent; and contentment to be a closer ally.

American poet and writer Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander
Love
stretches
your
heart
and
makes
you
big
inside.

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Love…
…spans distance.  If you are across town or we are separated by thousands of miles, the same sun will shine on both of us; the same moon will be in the night sky we see. It’s a simple connection fastened with great strength.

American psychiatrist and author David Viscott
To
love
and
be
loved,
is to
feel
the
Sun
from
both
sides.

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Love…
…and its contradictions and inconsistencies are blissfully maddening. Nothing on Earth is so sought after yet understood so little. It is in loving that humans are best taught the lesson of hope: without love there is no faith and without faith there can be no love.

13th-century Persian poet and mystic Rumi
The minute
I heard
my first
love story,
I started
looking
for you,
not knowing
how blind
that was.

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Love…
…almost never announces its coming in advance. Instead it arrives like being unexpectedly side-swiped in a sudden collision with nothing to show for it’s impact on the outside; only inside is one changed.

English playwright and novelist Charles Langbridge Morgan
There is
no surprise
more magical
than the
surprise
of being
loved.
It is God’s
finger on
man’s
shoulder.

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