"And in the end, the love you take Is equal to the love you make."
John Lennon and Paul McCartney
"There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time."
"What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry."
"I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man.I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love."
Marquis de Lafayette
"Thou art to me a delicious torment."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you would be loved, love and be lovable."
Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanac," 1755
"Tenderness is the repose of Passion"
"A child's hand in yours-what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength."
"When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered snow, They melted as they fell."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength,
While loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart."
"But you won't need no harem, honey
When I'm by your side
And you won't need no camel, no no
When I take you for a ride"
lyrics to "Midnight at the Oasis" by David Nichtern, sung by Maria Muldaur
"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly."
"There will be sex after death, we just won't be able to feel it."
"Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have somebody to divide it with."
"Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat."