To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.— G. K. Chesterton
Genuine Mean Love quotations
Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. What the Good Life Really Means?
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, to love someone who loves you is everything.
All the things in this world are gifts of God, created for us, to be the means by which we can come to know him better, love him more surely, and serve him more faithfully.
We are born to love, we live to love, and we will die to love still more.
Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
The nurse is temporarily the consciousness of the unconscious, the love of life of the suicidal, the leg of the amputee, the eyes of the newly blind, a means of locomotion for the newborn , knowledge and confidence for the young mother, a voice for those too weak to speak, and so on.
I really don't know what "I love you" means. I think it means "Don't leave me here alone.
Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things.
It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness.
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.
Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself.
Love goes very far beyond the physical person of the beloved.
It finds its deepest meaning in its spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of importance.
Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.
If you want to know who God is, look at Jesus.
If you want to know what it means to be human, look at Jesus. If you want to know what love is, look at Jesus. If you want to know what grief is, look at Jesus. And go on looking until you’re not just a spectator, but you’re actually part of the drama which has him as the central character.
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
In giving of yourself, you will discover a whole new life full of meaning and love.
Holiness doesn't mean doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things with love and faith.
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.
Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation.
If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we haven't loved enough.
Make your life your art. It doesn't have to be that you're an artist. I know I talk about art a lot, but I mean a very broad thing with that. You could be a veterinarian, that's your art. Find your art; find your thing you love.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His divine company, speaking humbly and lovingly with him in all seasons, at every moment, without limiting the conversation in any way.
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.
Accumulating knowledge is a form of avarice and lends itself to another version of the Midas story ...man [is] so avid for knowledge that everything that he touches turns to facts; his faith becomes theology; his love becomes lechery; his wisdom becomes science; pursuing meaning, he ignores truth.
I have learned that a woman can be a fighter, a freedom fighter, a political activist, and that she can fall in love, and be loved, she can be married, have children, be a mother... Revolution must mean life also; every aspect of life.
Love means giving something you don't have to someone who doesn't want it.
Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.
I love myself when I am laughing. . . and then again when I am looking mean and impressive.
The Eucharist is the bread that gives strength.
.. It is at once the most eloquent proof of His love and the most powerful means of fostering His love in us. He gives Himself every day so that our hearts as burning coals may set afire the hearts of the faithful.
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.
As long as any one has the means of doing good to his neighbours, and does not do so, he shall be reckoned a stranger to the love of the Lord.