Book Quotes: Highlights from Chicken Soup for the Couple’s Soul

January 25, 2012

** Here are some wonderful quotes from Chicken Soup for the Couple’s Soul which are good for thought. To see my book review click here**


Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured – yet is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession ever could Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D. (pg 1)

That which is loved is always beautiful – Norwegian Proverb (pg 20)

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an ageJohn Dryden (pg 140)

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another – Gottfried Wilhelm Van Lubreitz (pg 148)

Your heart is not living until it has experienced pain….The pain of love breaks open the heart, even if it is as hard as a rock Hazrat Inayat Khan (pg 177)

The most difficult year of marriage is the one you’re in – Franklin P. Jones (pg 204)

If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transactionEmma Goldman (pg 226)

In marriage you are neither the husband nor the wife; you are the love between two Nisargadatta (pg 245)

“What might seem like an odd union to you or me is perfectly ordinary to the couple involved” pg. 247, from ‘The Wink’ by Karen Culver

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made newUrsula K. Le Guin (pg 276)


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