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Love Quotes for Your Valentine
It's almost Valentine's Day, so to celebrate I want to share some of the more famous love quotes from literature and poetry with you. Share them with your loved one, and bring a "love"-ly smile to your lover's face!
"Every lover is a warrior, and Cupid has his camps." Ovid, from Pulius Ovidus Naso, circa 20 BC.
"How much better is thy love than wine!" Song of Solomon, Chapter 4, verse 10.
"The voice of the turtledove speaks out. It says: Day breaks, where are you going? Lay off, little bird, why must you scold me? I found my lover in his bed, and my heart was sweet to excess." From the I Ching, Love Songs of the New Kingdom. Circa 1550 BC.
"God loveth a cheerful giver." from the Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, Chapter 9 Verse 7.
"All's fair in love and war." Francis Edward Smedley, 1818-1864
"The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness and faith." II Corinthians Chapter 5 verse 23.
"Ever the wide world over, lass
Ever the trail held true,
Over the world and under the world,
And back at last to you."
Rudyard Kipling, from "The Gypsy Trail", circa 1892.
"Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love." Virgil from Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 BC.
"For aught that I could ever read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth." Shakespeare, from Richard the Third, Act 1.
"Set me a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death, and jealousy is cruel as the grave." Song of Solomon, Chapter 8 verse 6.
"'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all." Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892 from "In Memoriam", 1850.