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Ann Landers says love is friendship that has caught fire…

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers

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Thich Nhat Hanh says understanding is love’s other name…

“Understanding someone’s suffering is the best gift you can give another person. Understanding is love’s other name. If you don’t understand, you can’t love.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh, How to Love

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Jane Austen says she began now to comprehend that he was exactly the man who…

“She began now to comprehend that he was exactly the man who, in disposition and talents, would most suit her. His understanding and temper, though unlike her own, would have answered all her wishes. It was an union that must … Continue reading

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Dawn Gluskin says love melts all blockages…

“Love melts all blockages. Whether directed inward in the form of self-compassion, or outward in the form of forgiveness or understanding, love conquers all.” – Dawn Gluskin

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Anais Nin says the value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy…

“The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy. . . and intimacy creates understanding. . .  and understanding creates love.” Anais Nin

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Paul Tournier says he who loves understands, and he who understands loves…

“It is quite clear that between love and understanding there is a very close link…He who loves understands, and he who understands loves. One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood.” – … Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh says a true love letter can produce a transformation in the other person…

“A real love letter is made of insight, understanding, and compassion. Otherwise it’s not a love letter. A true love letter can produce a transformation in the other person, and therefore in the world. But before it produces a transformation … Continue reading

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