Alas, a lass, a loss, a reason to or not to live.
I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.
— Margaret Atwood
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
Love is a slippery eel that bites like hell.
— Bertrand Russell
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
Seamus Driscol: The lily and the rose are staging a competition on your face.
Seven of Nine: Clarify.
Seamus Driscol: The fullness of your lips and the paleness of your cheeks, it's enough to make a man faint.
— Star Trek: Voyager
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
— Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love — first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
— Albert Camus