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Quotes - Love and Friendship

"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends." -Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone - The Movie)

"Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope." -Josh Billings

"Sometimes it hurt more than we can bear. If we could live without passion maybe we'd know some kind of peace...but we would be hollow...empty rooms shuttered and dank. Without passion we'd be truly dead." -Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

"Speak well of your friend, but of your enemy say nothing." -unknown

"Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever." -June Masters Bacher

"How can it be wrong to love the way you feel in your heart? For if it is, then why were were created with a heart and feelings to love with?" -unknown

"Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great." -Comte DeBussy-Rabutin

"Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimesÖjust be an illusion" -Javan

"Sometimes your mind doesn't want you to be in love, but deep down you know you are, and you know that you want to be." -unknown

"If you love someone, put their name in a circle not a heart, because a heart can be broken, but a circle goes on forever." -unknown

"Falling in love is the easiest of things, but climbing back out is something even the strongest cannot face." -unknown

"No one can promise that they'll never hurt you because at one time or another, it will happen. The real promise is if the time you spent together will be worth the pain." -unknown

"I donít have the words to make you feel better, but I do have the arms to hug you, I have the ears to listen to whatever you want to talk about, and I have a heart that's aching to see you smile again." -unknown

"Once you did something for me, more meaningful then the greatest of deeds - you held me in your arms and let me cry." -unknown

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them in mutual weirdness and call it love." -unknown

"It's really amazing when two strangers become two best friends, but it's really sad when two best friends become two strangers." -unknown

"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." -James Baldwin

"Friends pick us up when we fall down, and if they cannot pick us up, they lie down and listen for a while." -unknown

"Love is like a knife, it can stab the heart or it can carve wonderful images into the soul that will last a lifetime." -unknown

"A break up is like a broken mirror. It's better to leave it broken than to hurt yourself trying to put it back together." -unknown

"Sometimes you have to let go of a person to find out if there is something to hold on to." -unknown

"Love and hate are so close, one can sometimes learn one from the other." -unknown

"Love is like a butterfly; hold it too tight, it'll crush; hold it too loose, it'll fly." -unknown

"Saying you'll never fall in love again is like saying you're never gonna smile again. As much as you may not want to, someone's gonna come along and make you." -unknown

"True friendship is when two friends can walk in opposite directions, yet remain side by side." -unknown

"Always remember cupid rhymes with stupid." -unknown

"You build up these defenses, you build up this whole suit of armor, so that no one can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life. You give them a piece of you. They didn't ask for it. They do something dumb one day, like kiss you or smile at you, and then your life isnít your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the mind. It's a soul-hurt, a body-hurt, a real gets-inside-you-and-rips-you-apart pain. I hate love." -Neil Gaiman

"When you look at love, you've got to realize that is always little more than a gamble. Sometimes you'll win and sometimes you'll lose. The key is to always bet as much emotion as you can, but never more than you can afford to lose. That way, when you win, you'll win big, but those times that you lose will leave you with enough emotion to play again." -unknown

"Good friends will bail you out of jail. True friends will be sitting there next to you saying 'that was awesome.'" -unknown

"In the end we will not remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." -Nietzsche (On Reading and Writing)

"Love is a balancing act. You love them more than they love you or they love you more than you love them, most of your time is spent walking the wire." -The Secret Life of Us (TV Show)

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