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Love and Hate

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tiny.ag/9wpbcvqn  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Mae West, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/l5kykzfq  ·   Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet.

Mae West, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/cstcsf2k  ·   Fair (480 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ydvw0j24  ·   Fair (489 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/kh9mihxg  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.

Douglas Yates, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/axmzaeli  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/e7vc1gep  ·   Fair (78 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise.

John Heywood, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/toy71ing  ·   Fair (893 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/lkwaonin  ·   Fair (106 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

Sacha Guitry, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/t9m3smqg  ·   Fair (1410 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Women make love for love, men make love for lust.

Derrick Harge, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/ji1h0t57  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Thomas Haynes Bayly, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/ua3yjc0t  ·   Fair (1121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

It is the ordinary women that know something about love. The gorgeous ones are too busy being gorgeous.

Katharine Hepburn, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

tiny.ag/9vuuezdd  ·   Fair (293 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love and a cough cannot be hidden.

George Herbert, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/9qdtckr1  ·   Fair (60 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love is like a fruit. It may look good, but you shouldn't bite in it until it's ripe.

Nick Hertl, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/lakz6spw  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/vlhxjtfa  ·   Fair (456 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Andy Dart

Why would I make one woman so miserable when I can make so many women very happy?

Benny Hill, (when asked why he never married), in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/04lm8ot1  ·   Fair (290 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

Eric Hoffer, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/sxvbnrzm  ·   Fair (545 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sex without love is an empty gesture. But as empty gestures go, it is one of the best.

Woody Allen, Love and Death, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/t1upajp8  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray, in Love and Hate

tiny.ag/5eq7usqg  ·   Fair (78 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?

Lily Tomlin, in Love and Hate