A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.— Charles Dickens
Restlessness First Love quotations
To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.
You may not be her first, her last, or her only.
She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters?
Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it.
Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.
.. When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.
Your really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.
Smoking Cigars is like falling in love.
First, you are attracted by its shape; you stay for its flavor, and you must always remember never, never to let the flame go out!
The letters don't get their true delight, when done in haste & discomfort, nor merely done with diligence & pain, but first when they are created with love and passion.
In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway.
So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.
Our culture has accepted two huge lies.
The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.
Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone.
I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you.
As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health - food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is Love of Oneself.
If you want to change the way others treat you, you should first change the way you treat yourself. Unless you learn to love yourself, fully and sincerely, there is no way you can be loved. Once you achieve that stage, however, be thankful for every thorn that others might throw at you. It is a sign that you will soon be showered in roses.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first;
nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
People believe those fairytales about falling in love at first sight at the bus, subway, or at the streets. But it doesn’t make sense how they’d laugh at the ones who fell in love at first sight through TV screens. Loving a celebrity IS a type of love. Love is fair to everyone.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear;
the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.
To love someone is not first of all to do things for them,but to reveal to them their beauty and value, to say to them through our attitude: 'You are beautiful. You are important. I trust you. You can trust yourself.'
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.
You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
The most extravagant idea that can be born in the head of a political thinker is to believe that it suffices for people to enter, weapons in hand, among a foreign people and expect to have its laws and constitution embraced. No one loves armed missionaries; the first lesson of nature and prudence is to repulse them as enemies.
Under the urge of nature and according to the laws of development, though not understood by the adult, the child is obliged to be serious about two fundamental things ... the first is the love of activity... The second fundamental thing is independence.
The cliché, God hates the sin but love the sinner, is false on the face of it and should be abandoned. Fourteen times in the first fifty Psalms alone, we are told that God hates the sinner, His wrath is on the liar, and so forth. In the Bible, the wrath of God rests both on the sin (Romans 1:18ff) and on the sinner (John 3:36).
Love is kind of like when you see a fog in the morning, when you wake up before the sun comes out. It's just a little while, and then it burns away... Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality.
Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality.
O God, when my faith gets overladen with dust, blow it clean with the wind of your Spirit. When my habits of obedience get stiff and rusty, anoint them with the oil of your Spirit. Restore the enthusiasm of my first love for you.
Love your country. Your country is the land where your parents sleep, where is spoken that language in which the chosen of your heart, blushing, whispered the first word of love; it is the home that God has given you that by striving to perfect yourselves therein you may prepare to ascend to him.
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you.
When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win. If I can't find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose.
Encourage & support your kids because "Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.