From Merriam Webster love is unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another

From Wikipedia –  It may describe compassionate and affectionate actions towards other humans, one’s self or animals. In its various forms, love acts as a major facilitator of interpersonal relationships and, owing to its central psychological importance, is one of the most common themes in the creative arts. Love has been postulated to be a function that keeps human beings together against menaces and to facilitate the continuation of the species.

From Tiny Buddha – the most important thing of all is to have a life mission to bring more love into the world.

Choose love over fear. Reflect on the wisdom of Elisabeth Kubler Ross, “There are only two emotions: love and fear. All positive emotions come from love, all negative emotions from fear. From love flows happiness, contentment, peace, and joy. From fear comes anger, hate, anxiety and guilt.

Our spiritual work in this lifetime is to expand our capacity of love for others. – The Kabbalah Centre

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.” Thich Nhat Hanh  –   Read more about his book How To Love.

In true love there is no place for pride. – a teaching of Buddha