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If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal.
There's nothing cure or funny or lovable about being cheap. It's a total turn-off.
I've gone for each type: the rough guy; the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy. I don't really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.
At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.
Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist - whatever.
The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
Marquis de Sade
I wish with all my heart that you may be the most lovable prince in the world, and I bestow my gift on you as much as I am able.
Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don't have the ability to be lovable.
Jeffrey Deitch is the Jeff Koons of art dealers. Not because he's the biggest, best, or the richest of his kind. But because in some ways he's the weirdest (which is saying a lot when you're talking about the wonderful, wicked, lovable, and annoying creatures known as art dealers).
There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless.
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
The Haitian people are gentle and lovable except for their enormous and unconscious cruelty.
Zora Neale Hurston
When I see that my geek may have contained some of the best parts of me, when I love and appreciate him, I set my children free to see themselves as lovable however they are.
And when I look at my mother, I reflect on her strength and endurance. She's cranky sometimes, but she is lovable and loving. I'd be happy to be there at 86.
I would say what scares me is that I'm going to ultimately find out at the end of my life that I'm really not lovable, that I'm not worthy of being loved. That there's something fundamentally wrong with me.
Havin' fun while freedom fightin' must be one of those lunatic Texas traits we get from the water - which is known to have lithium in it - because it goes all the way back to Sam Houston, surely the most lovable, the most human, and the funniest of all the great men this country has ever produced.
I like to think that my arrogance, impetuosity, impatience, selfishness and greed are the qualities that make me the lovable chap I am.
Ever since the Beatles, the concept of lovable mop tops, it's a bit of a fantasy, but it's a lovely idea that people make wonderful music and live a wonderful life being friends together. Sadly, life isn't quite like that.
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