quote by T. D. Jakes

If you don’t find a way to love a flawed person, secretly you’re teaching yourself that you are not lovable because of your flaws.

— T. D. Jakes

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I am especially glad of the divine gift of laughter: it has made the world human and lovable, despite all its pain and wrong.

The best thing that can happen to a human being us to find a problem, to fall in love with that problem, and to live trying to solve that problem, unless another problem even more lovable appears.

No doubt the Jews aren't a lovable people;

I don't care about them myself; but that is not sufficient to explain the Pogrom.

Nowhere in the Bible, however, do we find God distinguishing between levels of sin. God doesn't share our rating system. To him, all sin is equally evil, and all sinners are equally lovable.

God loves us NOT because we're lovable, because He is love.

Not because He needs to receive, because He delights to give.

If you want to be loved, be lovable.

Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don't have the ability to be lovable.

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.

If you love something, set it free.

Loving yourself...does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion

Today I will tell myself that I'm lovable.

Just because some people haven't been able to love me in ways that worked doesn't mean that I'm unlovable. I've had lessons to learn, and some of them have hurt deeply, but I can still love, and I still am loved.

I wish with all my heart that you may be the most lovable prince in the world, and I bestow my gift on you as much as I am able.

I have often heard, "I love God but just don't like His people.

" This may sound glib, but as John explained, this is a basic deception as we do not really love God unless we also love His people. The Scriptures also go to great lengths to explain that love is not to be based on whether people are lovable or not.

Most people see the problem of love primarily as that of being loved, rather than that of loving, of one's capacity to love. Hence the problem to them is how to be loved, how to be lovable.

To be in a relationship with God is to be loved purely and furiously.

And a person who thinks himself unlovable cannot be in a relationship with God because he can't accept who God is; a Being that is love. We learn that we are lovable or unlovable from other people. That is why God tells us so many times to love each other.

I think everybody longs to be loved and longs to know that he or she is lovable and, consequently, the greatest thing that we can do is to help somebody know that they are loved and capable of loving.

It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together ... and I knew it.

A strong marriage requires loving your spouse even in those moments when they aren't being lovable; it means believing in them even when they struggle to believe in themselves.

A man's foibles are what makes him lovable.

Love does not come on schedule or on time.

It comes unexpected, it comes unplanned. Do not shut your doors on love just because you've been hurt before. Let go of the need to be loved. Just be loving. Others will be able to see how loving and lovable you are when you express it

Act in such a way that your humility may not be weakness, nor your authority be severity. Justice must be accompanied by humility, that humility may render justice lovable.

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.

Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist - whatever.

I like to think that my arrogance, impetuosity, impatience, selfishness and greed are the qualities that make me the lovable chap I am.

Be ready for love when it does come. Prepare the field and be ready to nourish love. Be loving, and you will be lovable. Be open and receptive to love.

Precious and priceless, so lovable, too; The world's sweetest miracle, baby, is you.

Let the misanthrope shun men and abjure; the most are rather lovable than hateful.

Often in this our life do we begin by cursing men and end by loving them.

A sense of the common fallibility of all flesh makes us kin. No man is lovable who is invincible.

Self-esteem creates natural highs. Knowing that you're lovable helps you to love more. Knowing that you're important helps you to make a difference to to others. Knowing that you are capable empowers you to create more. Knowing that you're valuable and that you have a special place in the universe is a serene spiritual joy in itself.

A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself.

Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable - or at least deserving of support.

That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.

Love is everywhere, and I am loving and lovable.

God does not love us because we are lovable, have a pleasing personality or a good sense of humor, or at rare times show exceptional kindness. In spite of who we are and what we have done, God wants to pour out His love on us, for the unlovable are also precious unto Him.

I've gone for each type: the rough guy;

the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy. I don't really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.

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