The Urantia Book/love

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  • Only a person can love and be loved
    • Chapter 1


  • The experience of loving is very much a direct response to the experience of being loved
    • Chapter 2


  • This term (love), even though it does connote man’s highest concept of the mortal relations of respect and devotion, is so frequently designative of so much of human relationship that is wholly ignoble and utterly unfit to be known by any word which is also used to indicate the matchless affection of the living God for his universe creatures!
    • Chapter 2


  • Selflessness is inherent in parental love
    • Chapter 2


  • Love gives and craves affection, seeks understanding fellowship such as exists between parent and child
    • Chapter 2


  • It is true that wisdom does often restrain his love
    • Chapter 2


  • love is all-embracing of truth, beauty, and goodness
    • Chapter 5


  • Love is the secret of beneficial association between personalities
    • Chapter 12


  • The experience of love, joy, and service in the universe is mutual
    • Chapter 56


  • To finite man truth, beauty, and goodness embrace the full revelation of divinity reality. As this love-comprehension...
    • Chapter 56


  • Love is the desire to do good to others.
    • Chapter 56


  • Love of family - desire to provide for their wants.
    • Chapter 69


  • In economics, profit motivation is to service motivation what fear is to love in religion.
    • Chapter 71


  • The love of service - character.
    • Chapter 71


  • sex impulse automatically and unerringly compels man to think and eventually leads him to love
    • Chapter 83


  • You cannot truly love your fellows by a mere act of the will. Love is only born of thoroughgoing understanding of your neighbor’s motives and sentiments


  • Love is infectious, and when human devotion is intelligent and wise, love is more catching than hate. But only genuine and unselfish love is truly contagious.


  • Religion is to morality as love is to duty, as sonship is to servitude, as essence is to substance


  • love connotes mutual regard of whole personalities


  • The more fully we bestow ourselves upon our fellows, the more we come to love them


  • If you love people, they will draw near you—you will have no difficulty in winning them.


  • Greater love has no man than to lay down his life for his friends.


  • Fatherly love delights in returning good for evil—doing good in retaliation for injustice.


  • He exalted love—truth, beauty, and goodness—as the divine ideal and the eternal reality.


  • Love is the greatest of all spirit realities. Truth is a liberating revelation, but love is the supreme relationship.


  • love is the greatest relationship in the world—in the universe—just as truth is the greatest pronouncement of the observation of these divine relationships


  • Anger indicates your lack of tolerant brotherly love plus your lack of self-respect and self-control


  • Love is never self-seeking, and it cannot be self-bestowed


  • It is not possible to respect yourself more than you love your neighbor; the one is the measure of the capacity for the other.


  • You can cultivate gracefulness, but graciousness is the aroma of friendliness which emanates from a love-saturated soul.


  • When a wise man understands the inner impulses of his fellows, he will love them. And when you love your brother, you have already forgiven him.