Inquiries should be directed not to what others have thought, not to what we ourselves conjecture, but to what we can clearly and perspicuously behold and with certainty deduce; for knowledge is not won in any other way.
Understanding is the essence of love. If you cannot understand, you cannot love.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
Photo: Garden of the Gods, Shawnee National Forest Sourthern Illinois, (July 2013)
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. ~ Jean Anouilh
Photo: By Adrienne Weber, Urbana IL (2013)
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love. ~ Sophocles
Photo: Neighborhood Daisy, Urbana IL (Spring 2013)
Kindness is the essence of love. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
Photo: Friendly Bee, Urbana IL (Spring 2013)
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert Heinlein
Photo: Persimmons near Lake Shelby, IL (September 2014)
Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
~ Zora Neale Hurston
Photo: Lightning Storm, Daytona Beach FL, (October 2014)
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagaination. ~ Voltaire
Photo: Hachland Hills Barn Creek, Joelton TN (February 2014)
Love is a force that connects us to every strand of the universe, an unconditional state that characterizes human nature, a form of knowledge that is always there for us if only we can open ourselves to it. ~ Emily Hilburn Sell
Photo: Chicago Skyline, (April 2013)
QUOTES ON LOVING