Very good orators, when they are out, they will spit; and for lovers, lacking--God warn us!--matter, the cleanliest shift is to kiss.— William Shakespeare
Colossal Good Lovers quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
A good lover will do that, see something worthwhile in you that you never knew was there. And when there's something you don't like to see in yourself a good lover won't see it either.
I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
I've always been an animal lover. People should be made aware of all the issues. Some people think that the whole wearing-fur thing is glamorous, but you can look good without it.
Gary Cooper was a good friend. He was a great nature lover. He was like an American Indian, he knew every leaf that was turned over. It was an education to go for a walk with him.
A good smoker, like a good lover, always takes his time with a cigar.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.
Animals are good to think with.
The good Lord in his ultimate wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable: hope, jokes, and dogs, but the greatest of these was dogs.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
When it comes to being a good lover, a guy has to ask a girl what she wants and be willing to give it to her.
Conquer evil people by gentle kindness, and make zealous people wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion.
Every lover is a storm chaser. Every good heart has lost its roof.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
I am a lover of what is, not because I'm a spiritual person, but because it hurts when I argue with reality. We can know that reality is good just as it is, because when we argue with it, we experience tension and frustration. We don't feel natural or balanced. When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.
We derive immeasurable good, uncounted pleasures, enormous security, and many critical lessons about life by owning dogs.
A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, big or small, young or old.
He doesn't care if you're not smart, not popular, not a good joke-teller, not the best athlete, nor the best-looking person. To your dog, you are the greatest, the smartest, the nicest human being who was ever born. You are his friend and protector.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
I`m down to Earth, a lover of music, making music and making love.
I love to make people happy and I think I`m basically a good person … despite what you might read about me.
Dog lovers are a good breed themselves.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
A friend is always good to have, but a lover's kiss is better than angels raining down on me.
Having lovers and friends is all good and fine But I don't like yours and you don't like mine.
No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Fathers be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do.
Girls become lovers, who turn into mothers, so mothers be good to your daughters, too.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred --that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
If I can make people laugh it's like being a good lover.
Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start.
You're either selfish, or you're a servant.
..but fundamentally selfish people are terrible friends, terrible lovers, terrible spouses, terrible Christians, terrible parents. They leave a terrible legacy. Will you be selfish? Will you be a servant?...A good marriage is a servant and a servant.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
Why do we marry, why take friends and lovers? Why give ourselves to music, painting, chemistry or cooking? Out of simple delight in the resident goodness of creation, of course; but out of more than that, too. Half earth's gorgeousness lies hidden in the glimpsed city it longs to become.
Husbands are chiefly good lovers when they are betraying their wives.
The really faithful lover of learning holds fast to the Good Way till death.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Our [western] culture embraces sex addiction.
If I drink too much or rack up credit-card debt or lose the rent in Vegas, that's bad. But if I have many lovers, that's good.
...I prefer not to have among my guests two people or more, of any sex, who are in the first wild tremours of love. It is better to invite them after their new passion has settled, has solidified into a quieter reciprocity of emotions. (It is also a waste of good food, to serve it to new lovers.)
It is good for a professional to be reminded that his professionalism is only a husk, that the real person must remain an amateur, a lover of the work.
It's morning when I go to sleep In the distant dawn a church bell rings Another day is coming on A baby's born, an old man dies Somewhere young lovers kiss good-bye I leave my soul and just move on And wish that I was there to sing this song
All good and true book-lovers practice the pleasing and improving avocation of reading in bed ... No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.