(Closed) Searching for love quotes

posted 5 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
115 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I don’t actually know, but it sounds like it would come from:

To the One Person I Consider to Be My Soul Mate: Loving Messages Meant to Be Shared with a Very Special Person

Post # 5
554 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

If you have time, just Google “love quotes”. There you will find many.

have Fun!

Post # 6
284 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I love the velveteen rabbit quote about being real. More of a reading than a quote.

“What is REAL?” asked the Rabbit one day, when they were lying side by side near the nursery fender, before Nana came to tidy the room. “Does it mean having things that buzz inside you and a stick-out handle?”

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.”

“Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit.

“Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.”

“Does it happen all at once, like being wound up,” he asked, “or bit by bit?”

“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”

“I suppose you are real?” said the Rabbit. And then he wished he had not said it, for he thought the Skin Horse might be sensitive. But the Skin Horse only smiled.

“The Boy’s Uncle made me Real,” he said. “That was a great many years ago; but once you are Real you can’t become unreal again. It lasts for always.”

–Margery Williams

Pasted from <http://sarahritchieweddingreadings.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/from-velveteen-rabbit.html>




Post # 7
2808 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

it’s a bit untraditional, but i’ve always loved this one:

Without love, what are we worth? 89 cents! 89 cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely.” – Hawkeye, M*A*S*H

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