Herb Kelleher Page

“A company is stronger if it is bound by love rather than by fear.”

- Herb Kelleher

Nelson Mandela Page

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

- Nelson Mandela

Source/Notes: Long Walk to Freedom (1995)
Jim Morrison Page

“Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.”

- Jim Morrison

Source/Notes: From the article "Jim Morrison: Ten Years Gone" by Lizze James - Creem Magazine, 1981. The interview published in the article was originally recorded in 1969.
Bible Page

“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.”

- Bible

Source/Notes: Paul, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Page

“My religion is truth, love and service to God and humanity. Every religion that has come into the world has brought the message of love and brotherhood. Those who are indifferent to the welfare of their fellowmen, whose hearts are empty of love, they do not know the meaning of religion.”

- Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Source/Notes: Quoted from the Progressive February 2002


Audrey Hepburn Page

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”

- Audrey Hepburn

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Vanity Fair, Volume 54 (1991), p. 136
Oscar Wilde Page

“Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.”

- Oscar Wilde

Source/Notes: A Woman of No Importance (1893)
Bruce Lee Page

“If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

- Bruce Lee

Source/Notes: Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2000) edited by John Little, Part I: On First Principles. Similar to:
Mother Teresa Page

“Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is - and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.”

- Mother Teresa

Source/Notes: A Gift for God: Prayers and Meditations (1996)
Henry Van Dyke Page

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.”

- Henry Van Dyke

Source/Notes: Time is too slow for those who wait (1905). Variant: "... but for those who love, time is not."


Martin Luther King, Jr. Page

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Jet Magazine, 26 October 1967, p. 30, "Words of the Week"
Orson Welles Page

“We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.”

- Orson Welles

Source/Notes: Someone to Love (film, 1987). The film was released after his death, and it was Orson's final film appearance.
Mahatma Gandhi Page

“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

Source/Notes: Wit and wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi (1960 edition)
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Page

“My greatest strength is the love for my people, my greatest weakness is that I love them too much.”

- Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Source/Notes: Interview with Sir David Frost on the BBC, 1972. - Other
Joan Rivers Page

“Don't cook. Don't clean. No man will ever make love to a woman because she waxed the linoleum - My God, the floor's immaculate. Lie down, you hot bitch.”

- Joan Rivers

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Humor, Volume 10 (Mouton de Gruyter, 1997), p. 194


Charles Bukowski Page

“Once a woman turns against you, forget it. They can love you, then something turns in them. They can watch you dying in a gutter, run over by a car, and they'll spit on you.”

- Charles Bukowski

Source/Notes: Women (1978)
Johnny Cash Page

“I love the freedoms we got in this country, I appreciate your freedom to burn your flag if you want to, but I really appreciate my right to bear arms so I can shoot you if you try to burn mine.”

- Johnny Cash

Source/Notes: From Ragged Old Flag on The Great Lost Performance