I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give.
Love without conversation is impossible.
Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful.
We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also.
In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians.
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God.
One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian.
Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.
Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.
Love consists in giving without getting in return in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared.
The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
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