Valentine’s Day Photos & Quotes

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (COMe)




All You Need is Love

—John Lennon and Paul Mccartney

The Eskimos have fifty two words for snow

because it is so special to them;

there ought to be as many for love. Margaret Atwood


What better time to share photos showing the depth of love than during the Valentine’s Day season? With this in mind, I respond to the WordPress photo prompt of January 30, 2015: depth—the depth of love in many arenas.



Love birds are an important Valentine’s Day symbol coming out of Middle Ages England and France, likely because in mid-February birds begin to choose their mates, and/or the warbles of the first song bird are heard.

 Must, bid the Morn awake!

Sad Winter now declines,

Each bird doth choose a mate;

This day’s Saint Valentine’s.

For that good bishop’s sake

Get up and let us see

What beauty it shall be

That Fortune us assigns. —Michael Drayton



Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.

Love risks degenerating into obsession,

friendship is never anything but sharing. —Elie Wiesel

041127-134E2Two souls with but a single thought,

Two hearts that beat as one.

Friedrich Halm


70 years of love—

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. —Robert Browning

True love stories never have endings. —Richard Bach


The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is

just to love and be loved in return.

— Eden Ahbez

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The best and most beautiful things in the world

cannot be seen or even touched

—they must be felt in the heart   —Helen Keller

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There’s a long life ahead of you and it’s going to be beautiful,

as long as you keep loving and hugging each other.Bil Keane


A baby is born with a need to be loved —

and never outgrows it. —Frank A. Clark


I know of only one duty, and that is to love.Albert Camus


I claim there ain’t

Another Saint

As great as Valentine. —Ogden Nash


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About carolyncholland

In several if my nine lives I have been a medical lab technician and a human service worker specializing in child day care, adoptions and family abuse. Currently I am a photo/journalist/writer working on a novel and a short story. My general writings can be viewed at My novel site is
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