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Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends. Walt Disney


Quotes About Romantic Love

Here’s to the happy man: All the world loves a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love and to be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
David Viscott

Venus favors the bold.

Hell, madame, is to love no longer.
George Bernanos

The course of true love never did run smooth.
William Shakespeare

The love we give away is the only love we keep.
Elbert Hubbard

Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
John Dryden

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.
John Dryden

It is impossible to repent of love.  The sin of love does not exist.
Muriel Spark

The first duty of love is to listen.
Paul Tillich

It is not love, but lack of love, which is blind.
Glenway Wescott

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: it is God’s finger on man’s shoulder.
Charles Morgan


Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love.  Or hate.
Joyce Carol Oates

Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people, also break up more of their marriages, but the figure reflects not so much the failure of love as the determination of people not to live without it.
Morton Hunt

This is one of the miracles of love: it gives...a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.
C. S. Lewis

Love cures people, the ones who receive love and the ones who give it, too.
Karl A. Menninger

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of the human existence.
Erich Fromm

If you haven’t at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.
Phyllis Battelle

Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy.  Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
James M. Barrie


Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
John 15:13

Love conquers all.

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casteth out fear...
The First Epistle General of John 4:18

If you want to be loved, love and be lovable.
Benjamin Franklin

It’s love that makes the world go round.
W. S. Gilbert

Love like ours can never die!
Rudyard Kipling

To fear is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Bertrand Russell

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.
William Shakespeare

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

[Love is the river of life in this world.
Henry Ward Beecher

When love is suppressed, hate takes its place.
Havelock Ellis

Cooking is like love.  It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne

I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so.
John Donne

Love is not blind — it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Rabbi Julius Gordon



Quotes About Jealousy

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
Gustave Flaubert

Men despise great projects when they do not feel themselves capable of great successes.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvanargues

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.
Joseph Addison

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Lawrence Durrell

Trifles light as air are to the jealous confirmations strong as proofs of holy writ.
William Shakespeare

Love that is fed by jealousy dies hard.

In jealous there is more of self-love than love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Whenever a friend succeed, a little something in me dies.
Gore Vidal

Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another’s fame.
Baltasar Gracian

Jealousy, an uncontrollable passion.  The Siamese twin of love.
Marlene Dietrich

It’s matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
Clare Boothe Luce

Jealousy is the only evil we endure without becoming accustomed to it.

With jealousy, one has no time to be bored, and hardly time to grow old.

Do not despise or hate your neighbor because he has been a success; take care of your own case.
William Tecumseh Vernon



Quotes About Hatred

Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.
Bertrand Russell

Hate is more lasting than dislike.
Adolf Hitler

Everyone hates a martyr; it’s no wonder martyrs were burned at the stake.
Edgar Watson Howe

I shall never permit myself to stoop so low as to hate any man.
Booker T. Washington

When our hatred is too keen it puts us beneath those whom we hate.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
Cyril Connolly

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love to haste but they detest at leasure.
Lord Byron

Any man who tries to excite class hatred, sectional hate, hate of creeds, any kind of hatred in our community, though he may affect to do it in the interest of the class he is addressing, is in the long run with absolute certainly that class’s own worst enemy.
Theodore Roosevelt

Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling?
Bertrand Russell


Quotes About Happiness

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.
Edith Wharton

It is difficult to tell which gives some couples the most happiness, the minister who marries them, or the judge who divorces them.
Mary Wilson Little

Happiness, like youth and health, is rarely appreciated until it is past.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness.
Bertrand Russell

Don’t wish me happiness — I don’t expect to be’s gotten beyond that somehow.  Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor— I will need them all.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
Eric Hoffer

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

It is neither wealth or splendor but tranquility and occupation which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan

Happiness?  A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar, and a good woman — or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.
George Burns

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell

Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized.
G. K. Chesterton

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana

The great source of pleasure is variety.
Samuel Johnson

To be able to throw oneself away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile — that is happiness.
Herman Hesse

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
Cyril Connolly

Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands.
Psalms 61:1

Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
James M. Barrie

Happiness is a warm puppy.
Charles M. Schulz

Happiness is a warm gun.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney

A man’s happiness or unhappiness depends as much on his temperament as on his destiny.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo

A lifetime of happiness!  No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw

Happiness is speechless.
George William Curtis

The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H. L. Mencken

He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
Thomas Fuller

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine...
Proverbs 17:22

The happiest person is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

It is the inalienable right of all to be happy.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Happiness makes up in height for what is lacks in length.
Robert Frost

When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness...I was right.
Gahan Wilson



Quotes About Grief

For certain is death for the born and certain is birth for the dead; therefore over the inevitable thou shalt not grieve.
Bhagavad Gita 2:27

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Antoine Rivarol

Easy-crying widows take new husbands soonest; there’s nothing like wet weather for transplanting.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.

Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted.  Said a wise man to one in deep sorryow, “I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.”
Tyron Edwards

I am always grieved when a man of real talents dies, for the world needs such men more than heaven does.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
Joni Mitchell

Grief is so selfish.
Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Grief and greed are as inextricably entwined as love and marriage should be.
Ann Kent

There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
Logan Pearsall Smith

Grief is itself a med’cine.
William Cowper

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe



Quotes About Gratitude

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.
William Shakespeare

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Mark Twain

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Alphonse Karr

Next to ingratitude, the most painful thing to bear is gratitude.
Henry Ward Beecher

Every acknowledgment of gratitude is a circumstance of humiliation; and some are found to submit to frequent mortifications of this kind, proclaiming what obligations they owe, merely because they think it in some measure cancels the debt.
Oliver Goldsmith

The public has neither shame nor gratitude.
William Hazlitt

Blessed is he who expects no gratitude, for he shall not be disappointed.
W. C. Bennett

Praise is the only gift for which people are really grateful.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington



Quotes About Enthusiasm

No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.
Samuel Goldwyn

Exuberance is better than taste.
Gustave Flaubert

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Aldous Huxley

There is nothing so easy but it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm; it moves stones, it charms brutes. Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
Kin Hubbard

It is unfortunate, considering enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
Arthur J. Balfour

The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Samuel Johnson

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.
Bertrand Russell

The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.
William McFee

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave, whither thou goest.
Ecclesiastes 9:10

There is real magic in enthusiasm.  It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment...
Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie

You can’t sweep people off their feet if you can’t be swept off yours.
Clarence Day

A certain excessiveness seems a necessary element in all greatness.
Harvey Cushing

Indifference may not wreck a man’s life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run.
Bliss Carman

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
George Santayana

Human passion is the hallucination of a distempered mind.
William Whipper

Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.
Helena Rubinstein


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