Thoughts of Love

As Valentine’s Day nears, it seems a good time to look over some of the thoughts about love penned over the centuries.

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte

“Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will some new pleasures prove,
Of golden sands, and crystal brooks,
With silken lines, and silver hooks.” – John Donne

“Tis better to have loved and lost, than to never have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.” – St. Thomas Aquinas

“Who so loves believes the impossible. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he and I was I.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Love on through all ills, and love on till they die” – Thomas Moore

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

“I love thee with a love I seemed to lose with my lost saints,
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears, of all my life!
And if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.” – Euripides

“Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde

“Thou art all fair, my love, there is no spot in thee.” – Song of Solomon 4:7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4

“Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all transgressions.” – Proverbs 10:12

“Above all, love one another deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone.