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Lisa Simpson

“Romance is dead – it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.” – Lisa Simpson, The Simpsons

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D.H. Lawrence

“And what’s romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose, and it’s always daisy-time.” – D.H. Lawrence

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Emma Goldman

“Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love.” – Emma Goldman, Marriage and Love

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Don Foster and Susan Beavers

“Love isn’t blind, it’s retarded.” – Don Foster and Susan Beavers, Two and a Half Men

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Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Thomas Merton

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.” – Thomas Merton

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Love Quotes – Making Love

“Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts.” – Author Unknown

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Robert Fulghum

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Kay Knudsen

“Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” – Kay Knudsen

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Silent Lotus

“Love knows no answer for it does not question.” – Silent Lotus

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Rabindranath Tagore

“While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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Henry Louis Mencken

“Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.” – Henry Louis Mencken

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Mignon McLaughlin

“No one can understand love who has not experienced infatuation. And no one can understand infatuation, no matter how many times he has experienced it.” – Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

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Charles du Bos

“Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so.” – Charles du Bos

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George Jean Nathan

“A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.” – George Jean Nathan

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

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W. Somerset Maugham

“We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.” – W. Somerset Maugham

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Love Quotes & Sayings

“Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.” – Unknown

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Voltaire

“Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.” – Voltaire

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Mignon McLaughlin

“Mumps, measles, and puppy love are terrible after twenty.” – Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960