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Even More Tender Quotes

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"We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly while embracing each other." - Lucian de Croszonza

"Men marry what they need. I marry you." - John Ciardi

"There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves." - Alice Adams

"But you won't need no harem, honey
When I'm by your side
And you won't need no camel, no no
When I take you for a ride"
- lyrics to "Midnight at the Oasis" by David Nichtern, sung by Maria Muldaur.

"You don't need to be on the save wavelength to succeed in marriage. You just need to be able to ride each other's waves." - Toni Sciarra Poynter, from "From This Day Forward: Meditations on the First Years of Marriage"

"The summer moon hung full in the sky. For the time being it was the great fact of the world." - Willa Cather

"A bride at her second wedding does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting." - Helen Rowland

"There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time." - Coco Chanel

"It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination." - Samuel Johnson

"The body, she says, is subject to the forces of gravity. But the soul is ruled by levity, pure." - Saul Bellow

"I never, till now, had a friend who could give me repose; all have disturbed me, and, whether for pleasure or pain, it was still disturbance. But peace overflows from your heart into mine." - Nathaniel Hawthorne, letter to Sophia Hawthorne

"In the final analysis, love is the only reflection of man's worth." - Bill Wundram, Iowa Quad Cities Times

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, and always with the same person." - Mignon McLaughlin

"I tell you I love you every day for fear that tomorrow isn't another." - unknown

"I cannot exist without you. I am forgetful of everything but seeing you again. My life seems to stop there, I see no further. You have absorb'd me. I have a sensation at the present moment as though I were dissolving. I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion... I have shudder'd at it.... I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion: Love is my religion. I could die for that. I could die for you. My creed is love, and you are its only tenet. You have ravish'd me away by a power I cannot resist." - letter written by John Keats

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have somebody to divide it with." - Mark Twain

"The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: 1) To return love for hate; 2) To include the excluded; and 3) To say 'I was wrong.'" - Ernst Heinrich Haeckel

"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly." - Mae West

"For I've been born and I've been wed. All of man's peril comes of bed." - C.H. Webb, Dum Vivimus Vigilemus

"There's this place in me where your fingerprints still rest, your kisses still linger, and your whispers softly echo. It's the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me." - Gretchen Kemp

"The soul that can speak with its eyes can also kiss with a gaze." - unknown

"Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired." - Mark Twain

"To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven." - Karen Sunde

"Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me." - Sarah Bernhardt

"Even a very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love." - Stendhal

"You're nothing short of my everything." - Ralph Block

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