Brownielocks and The 3 Bears
Funny, Light-hearted and Silly to the Wise and
Said by the Famous to the Anonymous
Let me begin with my favorite quote:
"When we find
someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall
into mutually satisfying weirdness -- and call it love --true love."
Breathes there a man with soul so dead, who never to his wife hath said, "Breakfast be damned, come back to bed." Anonymous
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. Anonymous
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. Joan Crawford
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. Judith Viorst
If love is the answer, could you rephrase the questions? Lily Tomlin
Love is sharing your popcorn. Charles Schultz
Love doesn't drop on you unexpectedly; you have to give off signals, sort of like an amateur radio operator. Helen Gurley Brown
When a couple of young people strongly devoted to each other commence to eat onions, it is safe to pronounce them engaged. James Montgomery Bailey
There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomach. Barbara Hower
Gravitation can't be held responsible for people falling in love. Albert Einstein
A guy knows he's in love
when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.
Teenagers don't know what
love is. They have mixed-up ideas. They go for a drive and the boy runs out of
gas and they smooch a little and the girl says she loves him. That isn't love.
Love is when you are married twenty-five years, smooching in your living room
and he runs out of gas and she says she still loves him. That's love.
My wife is really sentimental. One Valentine's Day I gave her a ring and to this day she has never forgotten those three little words that were engraved inside --- Made in Taiwan! Leopold Fetchner
If you love 'em in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love 'em at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you're in love. Miles Davis
When you're in love, it's
the most glorious two-and-a-half days of your life.
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. Socrates
Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning a handspring or eating with chopsticks; it looks easy until you try it. Helen Rowland
Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it. Phyllis Schlafly
Marriage is like a bank
account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
Marriage is like vitamins:
we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry out the trash. Joyce Brothers
Marriage is a lot like the army, everyone complains, but you'd be surprise at the large number that re-enlist. James Garner
What's the best way to have your husband remember your anniversary? Get married on his birthday. Cindy Garner
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else. Jean Kerr
Women hope men will change after marriage, but they don't; men hope women won't change, but they do. Bettina Arndt
What's the difference
between a boyfriend and a husband? About 30 pounds.
My wife, Mary, and I have been married for forty-seven years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. Jack Benny
A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it. Anonymous
A kiss is a rosy dot over the "I" of loving. Cerano de Bergerac
An arhaeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her. Agatha Christie
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. Bob Hope
Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. Fran Lebowitz
A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt. Spanish Proverb
I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth! Chico Marx
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since. Arturo Toscanini
Don't make love by the garden gate, love is blind but the neighbors ain't. Anonymous
I love you no matter what
you do, but do you have to do so much of it?
Jean Illsley Clarke
Romance is the icing, but love is the cake. Anonymous
What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. Pearl Bailey
He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle. Ring Lardner
In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place. Rowland
Love with old men is as the
sun upon the snow, it dazzles more than it warms.
J. P. Senn
Where love is the case, the doctor is an ass. English Proverb
If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools. Katherine Mansfield
Love is a sweet dream and
marriage is the alarm clock. Jewish
Love is the same as like except you feel sexier. Judith Viorst
Love doesn't make the world
go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. Erich Segal
If you can stay in love for more than two years, you're on something. Fran Lebowitz
If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. Cher
Age does not protect you from love. But, love, to some extent, protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau
The heart has no wrinkles. Mme de Sevigne
I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow. Edmond Rostand
I love you not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. Roy Croft
Love creates an "us" without destroying the "me." Leo Buscaglia
A woman with one lover is an
angel. A woman with two lovers is a monster.
A woman with three lovers is a woman. Victor Hugo
There is only one kind of
love, but there are thousands of different copies.
If you flatter the mother, you will hug the daughter. Russian Proverb
Love wasn't put in your
heart to stay. Love isn't love till you give it away.
Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Love and scandals are the best sweeteners of tea. Henry Fielding
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. Lynda Barry
Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head. German Proverb
We are easily duped by those we love. Moliere
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive. Orlando A. Battista
Love is like linen, often changed, the sweeter. Phineas Fletcher
The head never rules the
heart, but just becomes it's partner in crime.
Love is when two people who care for each other get confused. Bob Schneider
For a little love, you pay all your life. Yiddish Proverb
Love is blind and marriage is a real eye-opener. Anonymous
Love is blinding. That is why lovers like to touch. German Proverb
Love is said to be blind, but I know lots of fellows in loe who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I can. Josh Billings
Love is never without some thorns. Slovakian Proverb
Love is a cloth which imagination embroiders. Voltaire
Love is the fruit in season at all times. Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bejaxhia)
Love is metaphysical gravity. R. Buckminster Fuller
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh
Love either finds equality or makes it. John Dryden
Love does not cause suffering. What causes it is the sense of ownership, which is love's opposite. Antoine de Saint Exupery
Love is proved in the letting go. C. Day Lewis
Till I loved, I never lived enough. Emily Dickinson
Love is perfect in proportion to it's freedom. Thomas Merton
We are obliged to love one another. We are not strictly bound to "like" one another. Thomas Merton
We are what we love. Dean William Ralph Inge
The proof of true love is to be unsparing in criticism. Moliere
It is not so much true that the world loves a lover as that the lover loves all the world. Ruth Rendell
Affection cannot be created; it can only be liberated. Bertrand Russell
People who serve you without love get even behind your back. Walt Whitman
When love is suppressed, hate takes its place. Havelock Ellis
When the power of love
overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
We are not loved because we
are valued; we are valued because we are loved.
William Sloan Coffin
In love, one and one are one. Jean Paul Sartre
When we are not in love too
much, we are not in love enough.
Comte de Bussy Rabutin
True love is like ghosts,
which everyone talks about but few have seen.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Love is a tyrant, resisted. John Ford
To love and win is the best
thing; to love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Love is what happens to a
man and woman who don't know each other.
W. Somerset Maugham
In real love, you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person. Margaret Anderson
Twas not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. Twas not my lips yo kissed, but my soul. Judy Garland
These two imparadis'd in one another's arms. John Milton
Romantic love is sexually passionate love. Romance uses sexual intimacy to create or amplify closeness and mutual fulfillment. Peter R. Breggin
You mustn't force sex to do
the work of love or love to do the work of sex.
Where there's marriage
without love, there will be love without marriage.
Sex is a conversation carried out by another means. Peter Ustinov
The highest level of sexual
excitement is in a monogamous relationship.
It ain't because lovers are so sensitive that they quarrel so often; it is because there is so much fun n the making up. Josh Billings
We never know the love of
our parents for us till we have become parents.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do you love your Creator?
Love your fellow-beings first.
Muhammad (Islam founder 570 A.D. -632)
Love is the only force
capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Our love should not just be words and talk; it must be true love which shows itself in action. (1 John 3:18)
God loves each one of us as if there were only one of us to love. St. Augustine
Would that I could love the best as tenderly as God loves the worst. Anonymous
An army of lovers shall not fail. Rita Mae Brown
Love is what we were born
with. Fear is what we learned here.
Love has no age, as it is always renewing. Blaise Pascal
Love and eggs are best when they are fresh. Russian Proverb
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desire. Robert Frost
Love is a game that two can play and both win. Eva Gabor
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness. Anonymous
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. Wayne Dyer
Love is the free exercise of
choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living
without each other but choose to live with each other.
M. Scott Peck
What is irritating about
love is that it is a crime that requires an accomplice.
Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor
Love is friendship set to
music. E. Joseph Crossmann
Love is a letter on pink stationery. Charles Schultz
Love conceals all of one's
faults. Italian Proverb
Love is space and time measured by the heart. Marcel Proust
Love affairs are the real only education in life. Marlene Dietrich
Love often makes a fool of the cleverest man, and as often gives cleverness to the most foolish. French Proverb
Love understands love. It needs no talk. Francis R. Havergal
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Paradise is always where love dwells. Jean Paul Richter
Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto. Lope De Vega
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. David Viscott
The one thing we never give enough of is love. Henry Miller
Saving love doesn't bring any interest. Mae West
When love comes, it comes without effort like the perfect weather. Helen Yglesias
We can never at any time
absorb more love than we're ready for.
I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we're alone, we become even more alone. Paulo Coelho
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins: it is less difficult to know that it has begun. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love just doesn't sit there like a stone. It has to be made like bread, remade all the time, made anew. Ursula LeGuin
There is no remedy for love but to love more. Henry David Thoreau
The weather is always fair when people are in love. Italian Proverb
One does not fall "in" or "out" of love. One grows in love. Leo Buscaglia
It doesn't matter who you love or how you love, but that you love. Rod McKuen
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. Benjamin Disraeli
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. Eduardo Galeano
Story writers say that love
is concerned only with young people and the excitement and glamour of romance
end at the alter. How blind they are. The best romance is inside marriage; the
finest love stories come after the wedding, not before.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Thomas Haynes Bayly
Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the world loves a lover. Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are most alive when we're in love. John Updike
Two hearts with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one. Friedrich Halm
A love letter begins by your not knowing what you are going to say and ends by your not knowing what you have said. Anonymous
A woman knows the fact of
the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore De Balzac
There is a place you can
touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart.
Men always want to be a woman's first love --- Women like to be a man's last romance. Oscar Wilde
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. Rose Franken
Marriage is our last best chance to grow up. Joseph Barth
Remember, a good marriage is
like a campfire. Both grow cold if left unattended.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Marriage should be a duet. When one sings the other claps. Joe Murray
Marriages we regard as the happiest are those in which each of the partners believes he or she got the best of it. Sydney J. Harris
A good marriage is at least 80% good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust. Nanette Newman
The best thing that can happen to a couple married 50 years or more is that they both grow nearsighted. Linda Fiterman
Sexiness wears thin after a while, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat. Joanne Woodward
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh. Agnes Repplier
Take each other for better or worse, but not for granted. Arlene Dahl
Never forget the nine most
important words of any marriage:
1. I love you
2. You are beautiful
3. Please forgive me
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. Harold Nicolson
You can't wrap love in a box. But you can wrap a person in a hug. Anonymous
A hug is a handshake from the heart. Anonymous
A hug is a smile with arms, a laugh with a stronger grip. Terri Guillemets
Everyone wants a hug and kiss. It translates into any language. Georgette Moscacher
Offer hugs, not drugs. Adina Lebowitz
A hug is like a boomerang -- you get it back right away. Bil Keane
Kiss. n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." Ambrose Bierce
A kiss is like singing into someone's mouth. Diane Ackerman
Kiss the place to make it well. Ann Taylor
A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance. Proverb
A kiss must last long to be enjoyed. Greek Proverb
When she kissed him, he melted like a lump of milk chocolate. Marge Percy
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon; but its echo lasts a great deal longer. Oliver Wendell Holmes
When the power of love becomes more important than the love of power, then will there be peace. Jim Hendrix
Love is the only force
capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bejaxhia)
Do not seek perfection in a changing world. Instead, perfect your love. Buddah
There isn't anyone you
couldn't love once you've heard their story.
Mary Lou Kownacki
Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild. Welsh Proverb
Unconditional love is the
most powerful stimulant to the immune system.
Visit our other Valentine's Day Pages:
Romance & Love Poems (Original)
The following books had hundreds
of quotes in them.
I choose a few that I thought were the best. (And shortest)
Buy the books if you want the complete listings.
"Love Quotes" by Roberto de Vicq de Comptich
Harper Collins Publishers © 1996
"4,800 Wisecracks, Witty
Remarks and Epigrams"
By Edmund Fuller Avenel Books © 1980
"Love Quotes - 300 Sayings
By Leonard Roy Frank
Random House Publishing © 2003
"The Love & Kisses Quote
Book" by Allen Klein
Random House Publishing © 2006
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