Quotes, sayings & poems

Valentine Poems

When God created the world

When God created the world, he made man and woman, not master and servant, not Jew and Christian, not poor and rich.

- Ludwig Borne

Love makes everything

Love makes everything that is heavy light.

- Thomas Kempis

Love is the flower of life

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

- D. H. Lawrence

The world is wonderful and beautiful

The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one's wildest imagination. Never, never, never could one conceive what love is, beforehand, never. Life can be great --quite god-like. It can be so. God be thanked I have proved it.

- D. H. Lawrence

I met in the street a very poor young man

I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes -- and the stars through his soul.

- Victor Hugo

The love of liberty is the love of others

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. We cannot force love.

- William Hazlitt

He is not a lover

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

- Euripides

Wicked men obey from fear

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.

- Aristotle

God loves each of us

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

- Saint Augustine

The only victory over love

The only victory over love is flight.

- Napoleon

Love is all we have

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

- Euripides

To love a thing

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

- Confucius