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Happy Valentine's Day!

"Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed." ~~Albert Einstein

"The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he's a baby." ~~Natalie Wood

"Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it." ~~George Carlin

"Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing." ~~Anais Nin

"I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone." ~~Javan

"Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same." ~~Emily Bronte

"The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." ~~Joseph Addison

"In real love, you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person." ~~Margaret C. Anderson

"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." ~~Henry Ward Beecher

"If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile." ~~Lynda Barry

"Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do." ~~Zsa Zsa Gabor

"A dog is the only thing on Earth that loves you more than he loves himself." ~~Josh Billings

"We are shaped and fashioned by what we love." ~~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight." ~~Kahlil Gibran


Claudia said…
Great quotes! thanks for sharing and hope you have a Happy Valentine's Day! hugs!
Limner said…
Happy Valentine's Day. :)

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