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A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
Love is what happens to men and women who don't know each other.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
No, this trick won't work. . . . How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
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.
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Love is a madness; if thwarted it develops fast.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common-sense.
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
I believe in love, but I don't sit around waiting for it.
What is irritating about love is that it is a crime that requires an accomplice.
I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.
Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.
It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with.
You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
How delicious is the winning of a kiss at love's beginning.
Love is a deep well from which you may drink often, but into which you may fall but once.
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Man reaches the highest point of lovableness at 12 to 17 - to get it back, in a second flowering, at the age of 70 to 90.
Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes; Being vex'd a sea nourish'd with lovers' tears: What is it else? a madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet.

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