August 23, 2017

Love for Valentines

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cur-mudg-eon (cur-muj’un), n. [origin unknown]

1. archaic: a crusty, ill-tempered, churlish old man.

2. modern: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner.


“Never sign a valentine with your own name.”
— Charles Dickens

“‘The whole world loves a lover’ is an interesting theory, but a very bad legal defense.”
— Keith Sullivan

“Platonic love is like an inactive volcano.”
— Andre Pevost

“I know that somewhere in the Universe exists my perfect soul mate–but looking for her is much more difficult than just staying at home and ordering another pizza.”
— Alf Whit

“Love: Two minds without a single thought.”
— Philip Barry

“Love is also like a coconut which is good while it is fresh, but you have to spit it out when the juice is gone, what’s left tastes bitter.”
— Bertolt Brecht

“Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.”
— Diane Arbus

“Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.”
— Judith Viorst

“Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.”
— Jules Renard

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
— Oprah Winfrey

“Love is metaphysical gravity.”
— R. Buckminster Fuller

“Love is being stupid together.”
— Paul Valery

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