I feel that to love is greater. When you give of yourself, expecting nothing in return, you get it back tenfold...kinda like Karma, what goes around, comes around.
to love and to be loved is the best thing I guess, It'll be hurt to love someone who doesn't love you and it'll be ignorant to let down someone who love you. But if my life is so pity that I can only choose one of it, my ego as a humble man would say to be loved. Then if my life is pitier than I ever thought at least I still can love someone even tough she won't love me.
To be loved would be greater. But giving that happiness to somebody else by loving them wold be greatest.
To get love fills the self; to give love fills another and then returns from where it came.
To be loved. If you love you aren't always loved back and that can end up just hurting you but if someone loves you even if you don't love them back I think its a more pleasant feeling.
I will be unable to choose, I would rather both. I think you cannot have one without the other, they compliment each other.
to be loved...is the best thing i can say
cause i know i love him and i do care but when you feel the same thing in return you'll feel great.....
i prefer to love, what is love if you cant give it back.
if you are loved it may mean nothing to you but if you love in return it is the greatest only you can feel most strongly the love you give and falling in love is fun but being loved in return is also great it makes the falling and fantasizing worth it.
To love...that is greater, for it is a selfish act; not all people could definitely love selflessly.
To be loved is also great though this is more on our self need and I think all of us long for this, eh.
to love, why? when you give love to others there are possibilities that you'll be loved by them and by other people. :-)
TO LOVE...It depends only on You..To be loved is not in your hands...
I think Both are great and being loved and loving are happy.
I think that both are equally fantastic. Falling in love is an adrenaline rush! But to be loved is comforting and a blessing.
To love or to be loved.... Hun, this is tricky But to love is great and to be loved is great as well, the two work hand in hand so i would say i chose both.
Harrison Ford answered this one indirectly yet aptly in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Leia (lay-yuh) calls out to his character, Han Solo before he drops entirely into the carbon freezing pit, "I love you!"
His response, "I know."
Thus, it is greater to be loved than to love, in the case of Han Solo.
In my case, I do not like unrequited love, so to love someone may not always be the most rewarding experience. And being stalked can be considered a form of obsessive love, thus that might not be so great either. This leads us to only one logical conclusion if love is in the air:
I would have to say it has to be both. If you have never been shown love in your life, then chances are you are not going to give love to anyone easily because it is not a strong character of yours. They say we as children are taught by example from our parents. I presume that would include love also.
To have loved someone with all your heart, soul. mind and body. To give a piece of your heart to someone who treats it with respect and knows what "true love" really is and gives it back to you - there are really no words that can express that feeling of security and graditude. I imagine it's only a small piece of how it would feel in the arms of God as he embrases you.
I agree, I think loving and being loved are both greater!
Unrequited sucks, so without both neither is great.
to love because if you love someone it makes yourself feel better then if someone loved you.
If I could only choose one, I would have to go with "to love" simply because loving my wife and getting that smile in return is the best thing for me, mushy? yes. True? YES
hands down to be loved is better than to love not to say to love is a not a good thing
One time my little 5 year old nephew told me bluntly: "I hate you." I wasn't sure why, but I responded: "But I love you because you are my nephew." I can see on his face that my response really shocked him. He never hated me again. :-)
To love someone is amazing and to getting pains in love is even more exciting so i suggest you all to do commit love you are feel the difference in your persona!
To be loved is really great........................
So as we r loved , we will love in back that's the magic of Love ..............
Ah, that's difficult. It would be really hard to have one without the other. But if I had to choose I'd rather be able to love rather than to be loved; it'd be better to appreciate love than not know what it feels like.
Thank you everyone for your comments. This question is difficult to answer and yet it inspired me.
Finding that special love remains the most sought after accomplishment in life. That is what makes it so grand.
i think 2 be loved is better because if u love them it is not as strong
To love is greater. If you can love...then you will likely be loved in return. If you only receive love....you are a taker and can you really experience the freedom of loving with all your heart without expecting love in return. Loving the unlovable. Loving those who need love. Loving even though you do not want to love. Love is decision to care. When you give...you recieve. It is one of natures laws of physics. What goes around comes around as the saying goes. GO LOVE with all your heart, mind and soul!!!! Be a lover.
Depends on your definition of great. It is more pleasurable by far to be loved. However, it takes great strength of oneself to give love.
You can ALWAYS give love. You can give love to yourself, to others, to everyone and everything. You can give love to what you do, to the experience you have every day. It is not a well that will run dry - the more you give love the more love you will have.
You have to give love first... to yourself first and foremost. How can you concieve of someone else loving you, and accept that love, if you don't first love yourself?
It is only by giving love that we recieve love.
Sometimes, loving, when unappreciated can give you negative emotions. So I think being loved is a lot better. It's more like a safeguard to your self-esteem.
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