valentines-day-chocolatesFrom it’s Roman roots, Valentine’s Day has been a special time for expressing how you feel about special people.

These quotes articulate it beautifully:

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
– Aristotle

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
– Lao Tzu

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
– Anais Nin

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
-Helen Keller

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
– Zora Neale Hurston

Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love.
– Leo Tolstoy

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
– Dorothy Parker

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
– Alice Walker

I just want to tell you all that I really, deeply appreciate all of you.  Thank you for being my friends.

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

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Lori