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.  

~Renes Descartes

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

 

 

© 2015 by Think. Love. Live

 

Champaign-Urbana, IL

realityispoetry@gmail.com

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