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"With a season of graduations and weddings ahead, not to mention anniversaries and forgotten birthdays, it’d be smart to have several copies of this book on hand. There is nothing not to like about it. But as marketable as the text is for gift-giving, it’s also a great idea to keep your own copy for lonely times. Flipping through it at the beginning or end of each day can give you a little boost."
"Just when you think you have read everything written on love, Klein puts together a book of 500 quotes ever uttered on the subject of love."
"Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Viva Editions is bringing us a heartfelt little book from Allen Klein. Klein is a successful professional speaker who has already sold half-a-million inspirational and fun books. For this current one, he went in search of the most definitive statements about love ever put in print. The result is 500 short, and sometimes snappy, gems on the subject. The quotes run the gamut from poignant to whimsical. The are sometimes witty, sometimes profound, and sometimes both. Those quoted include William Shakespeare, Brad Pitt, Louise Hay, Ann Landers, Buddha, Mickey Spillane, Albert Einstein, Bob Hope, Sophocles, and, of course, a generous smattering from the writings known as anonymous.This book is a terrific gift item, a great winter pick-me-up, and a valuable reference book for writers and speakers. Consider displaying it prominently where it can generate the maximum number of spontaneous purchases."
As wise at it is wonderful, Allen Klein's pocket-sized Words of Love will capture your heart and bring you back to your first kiss, first touch, and first time. This eclectic compilation of quotes on every type of love—defining love, falling in love, first love, romantic love, loving couples, motherly love, self-love, physical affection, the overbearing power of love, and unconditional love—is perfect for gift-giving or just to keep close for inspiration. Add this one to your bookshelf!
—Books a la Mode
"The Beatles told us “All you need is love.” Love is that four lettered word that man has tried to understand and to find from time immemorial. We need it, we thrive on it, we seek it, and sometimes it’s a many splendored thing. In Words of Love Author Allen Klein has put together a delightful collection of quotes about love. Perhaps it’s a piece of work one could be inspired by to write our own words of love. Good material for wedding vows. Whatever one’s heart might be compelled to do with such a generous selection of poetic verse and prose.Klein understands that love comes in many forms, suitable for different occasions, relationships, and people in our lives, and has grouped the quotes into appropriate categories covering those special events like first love, true love, marriage, even the special love from a mother to a child. These quotes nurture that inherent hope that there’s someone out there for everyone. And love nurtures love. These tender heartfelt words will encourage us to share it, feel it, give it away!"
-Reviewed by Laura Friedkin, The San Francisco Book Review
"In this inspirational and wide-ranging collection of quotations about love, Allen Klein takes a subject that seems very overworked and leaky, and manages to pull together a commendable resource for writers and speakers of all stripes. The quotes in Words of Love are divided into thematic sections on what is love, falling in love, first love, romantic love, loving couples, a mother's love, loving yourself, hugs and kisses, love conquers all, and unconditional love. Here you will find quotes from ancient and modern sources; philosophers, actors, and writers; the famous and little known creative souls. The following sampler will give you a sense of what's in this top-of-the-line paperback: "Love is the greatest refreshment in life."
— Pablo Picasso "The heart that loves is always young." — Greek Proverb "Love is space and time measured by the heart." — Marcel Proust"
Spirituality & Practice
"Love, love, LOVE this book!"
—BJ Gallagher, author of It's Never Too Late to be What You Might Have Been
"Words of Love: Quotations from the Heart is a wonderfully organized look at both the serious and humorous side of love. Such fun to read. It is an invitation to join the world of intimacy as well as permission to embrace our personal reactions to this most basic human emotion. Any way I could feel about love I see I am in very good company."
—Janet Gallin, host of Love Letters Live talk
"Allen Klein has gathered the wisdom of hundreds of wise men and women from ancient times to modern, as they express their feelings and observations about the single most important topic in the universe: LOVE."
—Greg Godek, author of the 3 million copy bestseller 1001 Ways to be Romantic
"Allen Klein's Words of Love lights the way for us to bring more love into our loves and gives us the words to share the love. Words of Love will open your heart and turn everyday into a celebration of love."
—Susyn Reeve, author of Choose Peace & Happiness and The Inspired Life
"Words of Love is a book I will turn to whenever I need a reminder that it really is love that makes the world go round."
—Reeda Josephs, author of Girlfriends Are Lifesavers