There is a little god called Love, that will not be worshoped by any eaden brains; one that proclaims himself sole king and emperor of piercing eyes, amd the chief sovereign of soft hearts. -- Nashe
Cupid is the father of invention. -- Thackeray
There is nothing more beautiful than that trancelike quiet dawn which preceades the rising of love in the soul. -- Stevenson
A true hearted lover forgets all trespasses, and a smile cureth the wounding of a frown. -- Deloney
Love is beauty. -- Crawford
To say a man has fallen in love, - or that he is deeply in love, - or up to the ears in love, - and sometimes even over head and ears in it, - carries an idiomatical kind of implication that love is a thing below a man. -- Sterne
How wise are they that are but fools in love! -- Joshua Cooke
Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient onto love.
-- Kahlil Gibran
A true lover's mind is completely permeated by the beloved object of his affections. -- Charles Dickens
He who has learned the paramount value of love has taken one step from an earthly to a spiritual existence. -- Stowe
Love is the death of self. -- Meredith
Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing
Ever made by the Hand above --
A woman's heart, and a woman's life,
And a woman's wonderful love?
-- Mary T. Lathrop
Tobacco is the tomb of love. -- Benjamin Disreali
Love must have wings to fly away from love
And to fly back again.
-- Edwin Arlington Robinson