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Quotes on Romantic Love

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.  ~Jonathan Carroll


He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


When love is not madness, it is not love.  ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca


Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.  ~Peter Ustinov


We loved with a love that was more than love.  ~Edgar Allan Poe


When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.  ~Natalie Clifford Barney

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.  ~Rabindranath Tagore


People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.  ~Douglas Yates


He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.  ~Leo Tolstoy



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