All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

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ISBN-13: 9781849531306
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 3.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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All You Need is Love


By Summersdale

Summersdale Publishers Ltd

Copyright © 2011 Summersdale Publishers Ltd
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-0-85765-560-8


CHAPTER 1

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

Audrey Hepburn

* * *

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

Pearl Bailey

* * *

The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Vincent Van Gogh

* * *

I am in love — and, my God, it's the greatest thing that can happen to a man.

D. H. Lawrence

* * *

Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.

Woody Allen

* * *

The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy.

Quentin Crisp

* * *

Where there is love there is no question.

Albert Einstein

* * *

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.

Cher

* * *

Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.

Dale Evans

* * *

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

Anonymous

* * *

In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'Locksley Hall'

* * *

Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

* * *

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

Erich Fromm

* * *

I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can't really be felt, truly, by one.

Sean Penn

* * *

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

* * *

Love's like the measles — all the worse when it comes late in life.

Douglas Jerrold

* * *

Three things can't be hidden: coughing, poverty and love.

Yiddish proverb

* * *

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown Jr

* * *

Love is like smiling; it never fades and is contagious.

Paula Dean

* * *

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

* * *

To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.

Nancy Mitford

* * *

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin — it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

S. J. Perelman

* * *

It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon, 'Of Love'

* * *

I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that they just about throw up.

Barbara Bush

* * *

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost

* * *

There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved.

George Sand

* * *

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.

Phyllis Diller

* * *

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

Brendan Francis

* * *

In love there are two things: bodies and words.

Joyce Carol Oates

* * *

Love is a grave mental disease.

Plato

* * *

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

Johnny Depp

* * *

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be.

Erica Jong, How to Save Your Own Life

* * *

A heart that loves is always young.

Greek proverb

* * *

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.

Albert Einstein

* * *

Forget love, I'd rather fall in chocolate.

Sandra J. Dykes

* * *

Marriage is a romance in which the heroine dies in the first chapter.

Cecilia Egan

* * *

I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats, 'He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven'

* * *

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anaesthesia.

H. L. Mencken

* * *

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing — and then marry him.

Cher

* * *

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

* * *

Love is blind — marriage is the eye-opener.

Pauline Thomason

* * *

I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

* * *

If you really love someone and care about him, you can survive many difficulties.

Calvin Klein

Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace.

German proverb

* * *

Romance cannot be put into quantity production — the moment love becomes casual, it becomes commonplace.

Frederick Lewis Allen, Only Yesterday

* * *

I'm tired of Love: I'm still more tired of Rhyme. But Money gives me pleasure all the time.

Hilaire Belloc

* * *

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

Helen Rowland

* * *

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.

Swedish proverb

* * *

When a man steals your wife there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

Sacha Guitry

* * *

What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce.

Mark Twain

* * *

Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.

Thomas Carlyle

* * *

What force is more potent than love?

Igor Stravinsky

* * *

Many a young lady does not realise just how strong her love for a young man is until he fails to pass the approval test with her parents.

Anonymous

* * *

The course of true love never did run smooth.

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

* * *

When you are in love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.

Dr Seuss

* * *

There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time.

Coco Chanel

* * *

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

Pierre de Beaumarchais

* * *

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.

Jorge Luis Borges, 'The Meeting in a Dream'

* * *

There's only two people in your life you should lie to ... the police and your girlfriend.

Jack Nicholson

* * *

It was a perfect marriage. She didn't want to and he couldn't.

Spike Milligan

* * *

A life without love is like a year without summer.

Swedish proverb

* * *

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

* * *

Platonic love is love from the neck up.

Thyra Samter Winslow

* * *

The quickest way to a man's heart is through his chest.

Roseanne Barr

* * *

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Herman Hesse

* * *

Kiss me and you will see how important I am.

Sylvia Plath

* * *

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

Erich Segal

* * *

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde

* * *

Love is a friendship set to music.

Eli Joseph Cossman

* * *

You're in love. That makes you actually kind of boring to people who aren't in love.

Claudia Gray

* * *

When I eventually met Mr Right I had no idea that his first name was Always.

Rita Rudner

* * *

My wife always said a good meal and a good tango are enough to make you happy. She's right.

Robert Duvall

* * *

The tragedy of love is indifference.

W. Somerset Maugham, The Trembling of a Leaf

* * *

I've been married so long I'm on my third bottle of Tabasco sauce.

Susan Vass

* * *

In love, the one who runs away is the winner.

Henri Matisse

* * *

I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.

Rodney Dangerfield

* * *

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray, The History of Pendennis

* * *

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

Leonardo da Vinci

* * *

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.

Lynda Barry

* * *

The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

* * *

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.

Woodrow Wyatt

* * *

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet.

Mae West

* * *

Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.

Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

* * *

Love is not consolation. It is light.

Friedrich Nietzsche

* * *

Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.

Dan Greenburg

* * *

No job is as important to me as my love.

Jennifer Aniston

* * *

It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.

Bertrand Russell

* * *

Strong women leave big hickies.

Madonna

* * *

On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.

Janis Joplin

* * *

Lust is easy. Love is hard. Like is most important.

Carl Reiner

* * *

I'm blessed to have a husband who walks through the door and looks at me like every day's Christmas.

Kate Beckinsale

* * *

When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew.

Arrigo Boito

* * *

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

Friedrich Nietzsche

* * *

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

Plato

* * *

A deal is a deal. To me, that just says it all. Marriage is for keeps.

Courtney Cox Arquette

* * *

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

* * *

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.

Marilyn Monroe

* * *

And yet, to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

* * *

Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love.

Virgil, Eclogues

* * *

I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.

Walt Disney

* * *

Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.

Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

* * *

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams.

Lady Gaga

* * *

I really think that all men should celebrate their women ... They should all jump on couches for them.

Tom Cruise on his relationship with Katie Holmes

* * *

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.

William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

* * *

You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people.

Jimi Hendrix

* * *

You can't put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories.

Melanie Clark

* * *

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

Anthony Burgess

* * *

Love is an indescribable sensation — perhaps a conviction, a sense of certitude.

Joyce Carol Oates

* * *

No love is entirely without worth, even when the frivolous calls to the frivolous and the base to the base.

Iris Murdoch, The Nice and the Good

* * *

Marriage isn't a word ... it's a sentence!

King Vidor

* * *

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.

Lewis Carroll

* * *

I change my mind so much I need two boyfriends and a girlfriend.

Pink

* * *

It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried for as long as possible.

George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

* * *

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

Blaise Pascal

* * *

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.

Winston Churchill

* * *

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Aristotle

* * *

I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.

Jean Harlow

* * *

The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that ... they are too old to do it.

Shirley MacLaine

* * *

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.

Sophocles

* * *

Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a habit out of it.

W. Somerset Maugham, 'The Treasure'

* * *

The only thing worse than a man you can't control is a man you can.

Margo Kaufman

* * *

Love is being stupid together.

Paul Valéry

* * *

There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.

Chinese proverb

* * *

How often do I have sex? Those who count clearly aren't enjoying it enough.

Nick Clegg

* * *

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by the imagination.

Voltaire

* * *

Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.

H. L. Mencken

* * *

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

* * *

Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.

Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers

* * *

Love at first sight? I absolutely believe in it! You've got to keep the faith.

Leonardo DiCaprio

* * *

Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

* * *

Trouble is, by the time you can read a girl like a book, your library card has expired.

Milton Berle

* * *

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

* * *

I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.

Pablo Neruda

* * *

Marriage is a dinner that begins with dessert.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

* * *

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

Benjamin Franklin

* * *

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

Elbert Hubbard

* * *

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

* * *

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.

Mae West

* * *

'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'In Memoriam'

* * *

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.

Barbara Cartland

* * *

All love is original, no matter how many other people have loved before.

George Weinberg

* * *

Make love to every woman you meet; if you get five per cent of your outlay it's a good investment.

Arnold Bennett

* * *

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

* * *

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

Lord Byron

* * *

Bisexuality doubles your chances of a date on a Saturday night.

Woody Allen

* * *

Love is like pi — natural, irrational and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

* * *

As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft.

H. L. Mencken

* * *

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

David Viscott

* * *

Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond.

Thomas Love Peacock, Melincourt

* * *

A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

* * *

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.

Benjamin Disraeli

* * *

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach


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