Pearls of Wisdom
in this world when we
Love bears all things, believes all things,
hopes all things, endures all things.
The Bible : 1 Corinthians
Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
it is not proud.
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking,
it is not easily angered,
it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
~ The Bible : 1 Corinthians
Lian is a virtuous benevolent love. Lian
should be pursued by all human beings, and reflects a moral life.
Ai is universal love towards all beings,
not just towards friends or family, without regard to reciprocation.
~ Mo Zi
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of
life: that word is love.
All you need is
In love, one and one are one.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre
True love doesn't come to you it has to be
~ Julia Roberts
What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander
thing still, to love!
– Victor Hugo
The greatest happiness of life is the
conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in
spite of ourselves.
– Victor Hugo
The first duty of love is to listen.
– Paul Tillich
The way to love anything is to realize that it
might be lost.
– G. K. Chesterton
Grow old along with me the best is yet to be.
– Robert Browning
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
– William Shakespeare
Attributes of Love1
– showing self-control.
– giving attention, appreciation, and encouragement.
– being authentic without pretense and arrogance.
– treating others as important people.
– meeting the needs of others.
– giving up resentment when wronged.
– being free from deception.
Committed – sticking to your
What is Love?
"The name that can be named is not the eternal
The unnamable is the eternally real,"
If you focus on the name, you lose the
So, can Love be defined?
No, if we live it.
And yes, for all other purposes.
your behavior towards others. Love has many
meanings. It can mean an intense feeling of affection, an emotion or
knowledge are two
great things in the world – when we share them their values always increase.
the Attributes of Love
"Love is patient; love is kind; love is not
envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way;
it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but
rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all
things, endures all things."
In ordinary use, love usually refers to
Interpersonal love is love
between human beings, and is more sympathetic than the
notion of very much liking for another. Although
feelings are usually reciprocal, there can also be
Interpersonal love is usually found in an
relationship, such as between couples,
friends, members of a
passionate team, and
loving customer relationship.
However, people often express love for other
people outside of these relationships through
outreach and volunteering...
A person can be
said to love a home, country, a
principle, goal, job, or hobby if they value
it greatly and are deeply committed to it.
People can also 'love' material objects,
animals, or activities if they invest
themselves in bonding their identity with
The Power of Passion
Successful people win because they love what
they do. All of them have a very strong desire to succeed. They have
for their field, their business.
Passion is the
single fastest way to spur yourself to
massive success. It is something you love.
Something you're excited about.
Something you get up early to work on
or to stay up late...
Innovation is actually a very
Innovation is about
Love: do what you love to do, and love
Most religions use love to
express the devotion the follower has to their deity who may
be a living guru or religious teacher. This love can be
expressed by putting the love of God above personal needs,
prayer, service, good deeds, and personal sacrifice, all
done selflessly. Reciprocally, the followers may believe
that the deity loves the followers and all of creation. Some
traditions encourage the development of passionate love in
the believer for the deity...
"Love is a temporary insanity curable by
marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he
incurred the disorder." – Ambrose Bierce...