"Pessimist by policy, optimist by temperament"
-R. A. Heinlein
"Wherever I roam, whatever realms I see, my heart, untraveled, fondly turns to thee"
"Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin."
- Anatole France
"If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater."
"I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions."
"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."
"Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly."
- Rose Franken
"What a wonderful world it is that has girls in it!"
"Love is to surrender completely, hopelessly, to one's soul."
"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have."
- Hyman Judah Schachtel
"To love one who loves you, to admire one who admires you, in a word, to be the idol of one's idol, is exceeding the limit of human joy; it is stealing fire from heaven."
"Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I may be love's little bitch, but at least I'm man enough to admit it!"
I prefer a magnificent disaster to a mediocre success.