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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Author: Jean Anouilh Ardele

Profession:

Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy -- and that is life.

Author: Jean Anouilh Ardele

Profession:

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Author: Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)

Profession: German-born American Political Philosopher

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes.

Author: Elizabeth Ashley

Profession: American Actress

Love is the victim's response to the rapist.

Author: Ti-Grace Atkinson (1938)

Profession: American Feminist Writer

We must love one another or die.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our country because such affections come naturally to us and are good in themselves, although we may corrupt them. We are commanded to love our neighbor because our ''natural'' attitude toward the ''other'' is one of either indifference or hostility.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

Love, and do what you like.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

Love is the beauty of the soul.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian