“But the greatest of these is love”

Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay

At the echo of the word “love” hearts seem to never cease feeling warm. Some words on various kinds of love, for your reading pleasure. And, may these words, perhaps, in some small way, add a bit of warmth to your late Winter’s day. Peace.

“Who, being loved, is poor?”― Oscar Wilde

“One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.”
― Sophocles

Image by Peter Kraayvanger from Pixabay

“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”― Emily Dickinson

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”― Alfred Tennyson

“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”― Paulo Coelho

Image by JacLou DL from Pixabay

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”― Zelda Fitzgerald

“What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”― Suzanne Collins

Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”― Vincent Van Gogh

Red Rose Tea Rose- image by Skeeze from Pixabay

“I think… if it is true that
there are as many minds as there
are heads, then there are as many
kinds of love as there are hearts.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul.” ― Victor Hugo

Black Dragon Rose – Credit: Pinterest.com

“Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.” ― E.E. Cummings

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”― Chuck Klosterman

Image by nile from Pixabay

“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”― Carl Sagan

“It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.”― John Updike

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”― Elizabeth Gilbert

Image by Annette Meyer from Pixabay

“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.”― Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”
― Maya Angelou

Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay

“Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.”― Rainer Maria Rilke

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and loveBut the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13

Double Rose of Sharon – Image by Jan Haerer from Pixabay

Published by Suzette Benjamin

Positive thinker, inspiration, sometimes writer, faith

10 thoughts on ““But the greatest of these is love”

  1. Hi, Suzette. Another set of great quotes and images. Each one with matching image could be a post in its own right. Have you considered this option. What are your thoughts about my suggestion. Have a wonderful day filled with love.

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    1. Goff, great idea! I could and will do that. Thanks for the confirmation – I have been toying with the idea of doing one quote and photo for a few weeks now. Thanks for your great feedback. And a wonderful day of love to you as well.

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