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Walking towards love is wiser than falling into it.
88% of men impress to undress. 88% of women undress to impress.
Love is a hook; the moment a man swallows it, a woman knows she has him forever.
A bagel shop isn't the most romantic spot to tell a girl you like her. But that night romance wasn't the priority. Our time there wasn't intended to be mushy. I didn't propose marriage or say I was madly in love with her, and she didn't swoon. What I did tell her was that through our friendship I'd grown to respect her.
If God had a wife, He would be in trouble too if He dodged His chores.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend until love introduces her to her soulmate.
There is something revolting about the way girls' minds so often jump to marriage long before they jump to love.
Vin looked down at the handkerchief. When a nobleman wants to court a lady seriously, he gives her a handkerchief.
Young love-making--that gossamer web! Even the points it clings to--the things whence its subtle interlacing are swung--are scarcely perceptible; momentary touches of finger-tips, meetings of rays from blue and dark orbs, unfinished phrases, lightest changes of cheek and lip, faintest tremors. The web itself is made of spontaneous beliefs and indefinable joys, yearnings of one life to another, visions of completeness, indefinite trust.
In no way did God want me to settle for one of the typical “jerks” who were a dime a dozen. He wanted me to save myself for a man who had His very nature and character within him. And He wanted me to trust Him enough to bring that special man to me in His perfect time.
The distance between you and the door when you have had enough of your spouse is love.
William Dean Howells
...I dare say if you'd asked him plumply what he meant in regard to the young lady, he would have told you - if he knew.' 'Why, don't you think he does know, Bromfield?' 'I'm not at all sure he does. You women think that because a young man dangles after a girl, or girls, he's attached to them. It doesn't at all follow. He dangles because he must, and doesn't know what to do with his time, and because they seem to like it. I dare say that Tom has dangled a good deal in this instance because there was nobody else in town.
Marriage is simply an economic necessity, and so there are no elaborate courtship displays or marriage celebrations among the Eskimo.
Follow your heart only if it has your mind's feet.
This was different. He didn't want a woman. He wanted her. And he supposed that if he had to spend the afternoon being strange, sad, and disfigured just to be in her company, it would be well worth it. Then he remembered the wart. He turned to Miss Wynter and said firmly, "I am not getting a wart." Really, a man had to draw the line somewhere.
We teach our girls to quarantine their emotions— isolate heart and reason or risk perceptions of hysteria. We're taught that our anger is a misconception, that our discontent will pass as long as we smile pretty, clean up nice, and play into this courtship dichotomy. This twisted game of act and receive where your role is assigned at birth. Well, this is me telling you that the only winning move is not to play.
Marry the woman you love; then love the woman you marry.
Why marry an abuser when you can marry a nurturer? Why marry a belittler when you can marry an encourager? Why marry a hater when you can marry a supporter? Why marry an intimidator when you can marry a defender? Why marry a tormentor when you can marry a protector? Why marry a betrayer when you can marry a helper? Why marry a quitter when you can marry a winner? Why marry a loser when you can marry a victor? Why marry a follower when you can marry a leader?
For a marriage to work a husband must learn these two words: “Yes dear.
You don't need to move mountains when love will fly you over.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My letters! all dead paper, mute and white! And yet they seem alive and quivering Against my tremulous hands which loose the string And let them drop down on my knee to-night. This said, -- he wished to have me in his sight Once, as a friend: this fixed a day in spring To come and touch my hand ... a simple thing, Yet I wept for it! -- this, ... the paper's light ... Said, Dear I love thee; and I sank and quailed As if God's future thundered on my past. This said, I am thine -- and so its ink has paled With lying at my heart that beat too fast. And this ... O Love, thy words have ill availed If, what this said, I dared repeat at last!
Women are the best thieves you will ever meet; they steal your heart and your last name, but never get to spend the night in jail.
The bitterest fruit tastes sweet when you share it with someone you love.
One who fishes in shallow waters limits the kind of fish he can catch.
Fear ends where love begins.
It is not the size of the ring, but the size of the love.
They gave me a thousand reasons to leave you, but I found a thousand and one reasons to be with you.
Marriage is a full time job; a good one comes with full benefits.
Reverence to a woman in courtship is less to be dispensed with, as, generally, there is but little of it shown afterwards.
There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship, only backward.
If you want to know how the heart is related to the soul, love someone.
Looking for a wife is like fishing; before you go, make sure you don't have a hole in your net.
If you fall in love, make sure your landing is soft.
Love is the only rose whose thorn's prick is sweet.
Wooing a woman is like fishing; the quality of your catch is determined by the quality of your bait.
Each time a girl approached the table, Mortimer would smile. Like this: And each time the girl would shriek and run away.
I miss your voice because it is a symphony; your scent because it is a treasure; your smile because it is a jewel; your hug because it is a masterpiece; and your kiss because it is a miracle.
Take modern courtships! They resulted in the same thing as under George the Second, but took longer to reach it, owing to the motor-cycle and the standing lunch.
When someone steals your heart not even the law can help you.
I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you come rain or come shine.
If you want the most beautiful fish in the sea, make sure you have the most appealing bait.
Love came, it saw, and it conquered me.
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I have a hundred reasons to dislike this gentleman,” Erica reminded herself aloud. “And a thousand reasons more not to go courting with any man.” Lavinia laughed at that. “Whenever has a woman’s heart listened to her head?
Running away from someone you love is a race you will never win.
A kiss is the only thing you can throw at someone without being held criminally responsible.
Careful,” he said. “If you keep blushing like that I may do more than just draw you.
I just called you corny and said you were wearing a green dress. That's, like, the least flirtatious thing anyone's ever said." "I'm willing to believe it's the least flirtatious thing you've ever said." "Why are you so hard on me when I'm so nice to you?" "Why are you so nice to me when I'm so hard on you?
Men pretend to be “just a friend” at first, even though they want to sleep with you from day one. Otherwise they wouldn't be spending any time, money or attention on you, because these are limited resources and they need these resources to attract a mate. They can't afford to squander them. So they apply these resources to the female that looks to be their best bet to get laid. But they also know that they can't tell the woman on day one that they want to sleep with her, because she'd think it's creepy. So they play along with the illusion that it's “just a friendship” that “suddenly” developed into more, when the woman finally feels inclined to sleep with the guy “because they have a deep connection.” But that was really his goal from day one.
Jerome K. Jerome
A woman never thoroughly cares for her lover until he has ceased to care for her; and it is not until you have snapped your fingers in Fortune's face and turned on your heel that she begins to smile upon you.