Thursday, 28 February 2008

Real love

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them with our own image - otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. - Unknown

Giving someone all your love is never an assurance that they will love you back! Do not expect love in return, just wait for it to grow in their hearts but if it does not, be content it grew in yours. - Unknown

We love those who know the worst of us and don't turn their faces away. - Walker Percy

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it is what you are expected to give - which is everything. - Unknown

To put the needs and desires of another person above your own is love in its purest form. - Unknown

A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves. - Ralph W. Sockman

True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. - Unknown

The course of true love never did run smooth. - Shakespeare

It is so unusual for people to realize that love means being individuals who choose to stay together while remaining individuals. - Khalil Gibran

If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something. - Jiddu Krishnamurti

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. - William Somerset Maugham

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We must see our love and ourselves as a gift to the other. We offer but do not know if it will be accepted. - Unknown

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