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8 Great Quotes About Love


Clever observations about romance and relationships that are well worth reflection.

By Laura Schaefer

Quote To Contemplate #1
“Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it and it darts away.”
—Dorothy Parker

Quote To Contemplate #2
“Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: All of them make me laugh.”
—W.H. Auden

Quote To Contemplate #3
“It’s not the men in your life that counts, it’s the life in your men.”
—Mae West

Quote To Contemplate #4
“Love is like a plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.”
—John Lennon

Quote To Contemplate #5
“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.”
—Tom Robbins

Quote To Contemplate #6
“Love is the answer, but while you are waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty interesting questions. “
—Woody Allen

Quote To Contemplate #7
“Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.”
—Marlene Dietrich

Quote To Contemplate #8
“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”
—Ingrid Bergman


Being overly-fond of “best of all time” lists, Laura Schaefer is the author of Man with Farm Seeks Women with Tractor: The Best and Worst Personal Ads of All Time.

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