Baby Boomer Words of Love

Posted on September 20th, 2012 in Celebrities,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg


Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ~Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist and writer


Do I love you because you’re beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?

~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Cinderella


Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford – but you’ll take him anyway. ~Judith Viorst, journalist, Redbook, 1975


Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. ~Lynda Barry, cartoonist


You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ~Dr. Seuss


Love, love, love – all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures. ~Germaine Greer, feminist writer


Falling in love is so hard on the knees. ~Aerosmith


Forget love – I’d rather fall in chocolate! ~Sandra J. Dykes, writer


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  1. on July 29th, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Your readership may be interested in a new book just released – Baby Boomer Love ( a guide for finding new love after 50). It is currently available on Amazon and Kindle.

    Thank you,

    Marion Eggleton

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