How sad, a heart that does not know how to love, that does not know what it is to be drunk with love. If you are not in love, how can you enjoy the blinding light of the sun, the soft light of the moon?— Omar Khayyam
Colorful How To Love quotations
Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it.
He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.
I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.”
To Almighty God, it's not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving. Love is not measured by how much we do; love is measured by how much love we put in; how much it is hurting us in loving.
The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us. When we begin to take the lowest places, to wash the feet of others, to love our brothers with that burning love, that passion which led to the cross, then we can truly say, 'Now I have begun'.
Not by gain our life is measured, But by what we've lost 'Tis scored;
'Tis not how much wine is drunken But how much has been outpoured. For the strength of love never standeth In the sacrifice we bear; He who has the greatest suffering Ever has the most to share.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt.
He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away.
In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.
And you tried to change, didn't you? Closed your mouth more.
Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can't make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.
If you wish to check how much you love Allah, then see how much your heart loves the Quran, and you will know the answer.
I don't know how long it has been since my ear has been free from the roll of a drum. It is the music I sleep by, and I love it.... I shall remain here while anyone remains, and do whatever comes to my hand. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Let me tell you how to love all equally.
Do not demand anything of those you love. If you make demands, some will give you more and some less. In that case you will love more those who give you more and less those who give you less. Thus your love will not be the same for all. You will not be able to love all impartially.
I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome.
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old.
It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
Learn to commit every situation to God, and trust Him for the outcome.
God's love for you never changes, no matter what problems you face or how unsettled life becomes.
Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things.
It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness.
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.
My friends, how desperately we need to be loved and to love.
With it we are creative. With it we march tirelessly. With it, and with it alone, we are able to sacrifice for others.
I hope you learn to love yourself for who you are and what you look like, and how you were born to be, because you are perfect in your own way.
You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.
A good test of a relationship is how a person responds to the word 'no.
' Love respects 'no,' control does not.
Our thoughts ought by instinct to fly upwards from animals, men and natural objects to their creator. If created things are so utterly lovely, how gloriously beautiful must he be who made them! The wisdom of the worker is revealed in his handiwork.
He does not refuse sustenance to the one who speaks ill of Him.
How then could He refuse sustenance to the one whose soul is over flowing with love for Him?
Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other.
Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.
Mama had an appreciation of the language.
She taught me a love of words, of how they should be used and how they can fill a creative soul with a passion and lead to a life's work.
Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom.
Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.
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 greatest romance is with the Infinite.
You have no idea how beautiful life can be. When you suddenly find God everywhere, when He comes and talks to you and guides you, the romance of divine love has begun.
Be daring enough to be different, humble enough to make mistakes, wild enough to be burnt in the fire of love, real enough to make others see how phony you are.
Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty.
No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean they’ll treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean they’ll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
Children learn how to make good decisions by making decisions, not by following directions.