Best Love Quotes: 500 Deep & Meaningful Quotes About Love

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It would be the thinking of the millennia if we say that we live in a chaotic and eventful world. Despite the apparent darkness and chaos that surrounds us, there is still light and goodness to be found in diverse locations. Having sufficient light to counteract the darkness and enough good times to counteract the bad is what makes life worth living. That is a reason why you need to embrace and show love with your life – meaning, hope, simplicity, focus, motivation, and happiness are all provided through love. It’s a lovely feeling that can make our life better. And therefore, being in love is something many of us dream about and desire for our lives.

Feeling loved is an important part of the human experience. “One of the most profound emotions known to human beings” is used to define love. Love is ultimately about caring for someone and wanting the best for them. There’s nothing quite like being in love and being loved; it’s not the same as desire, infatuation, or obsession because when you are in a relationship, you only want to bring happiness, safety, and peace to your partners. This is why many people make sacrifices for the ones they love or go to great lengths to protect them when they know they can meet in danger or otherwise be threatened.

There are many methods to show love but you need to remember that that love is not controlled and selfish or manipulative. When someone loves someone, they do not injure, embarrass, or humiliate them on purpose. It is far too normal for people to be told that if they truly love someone, they should put up with their mistreatment. This kind of speech is extremely hazardous, and it has led to their graves because if someone truly loves you, they will never mistreat you. Ill-treatment and abuse all are not love. Finally, being in love has the power to profoundly transform your life and to push you to new heights.

Falling in love is an awesome time. You will have feelings of security, trust, freedom, and excitement when you’re in love. Yes, you are very happy. However, you have to remember that love must be fostered in order to become stronger and endure the test of time. We’ve compiled a list of the 500 greatest love quotations of all time – the most profound and heartfelt love sayings that everyone should read. There are also wonderful love quotes that will touch your heart and help you better understand and cultivate love. Hope you have beautiful moments on Poemfull.Com. Enjoy!

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

Rumi

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“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”

James A. Baldwin

100 Most Famous & Meaningful Quotes About Love

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”

Oscar Wilde

  1. “Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.”
    ― James Thurber
  2. “The best proof of love is trust.”
    ― Joyce Brothers
  3. “Love is the beauty of the soul.”
    ― Saint Augustine
  4. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.”
    ― Beyonce
  5. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”
    ― Rumi
  6. “You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.”
    ― C. JoyBell C.
  7. “I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.”
    ― Veronica Roth
  8. “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.”
    ― Criss Jami
  9. “Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.”
    ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  10. “Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.”
    ― Doris Lessing
  11. “If a thing loves, it is infinite.”
    ― William Blake
  12. “It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.”
    ― Roald Dahl
  13. “Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.”
    ― Charlotte Brontë
  14. “There’s a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her.”
    ― Gillian Flynn
  15. “We must love one another or die”
    ― W.H. Auden
  16. “We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  17. “Lovers alone wear sunlight.”
    ― E.E. Cummings
  18. “You are like nobody since I love you.”
    ― pablo neruda
  19. “Oh no. Don’t smile. You’ll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.”
    ― Tessa Dare
  20. “Love is a better master than duty.”
    ― Albert Einstein
  21. “They say a good love is one that sits you down, gives you a drink of water, and pats you on top of the head. But I say a good love is one that casts you into the wind, sets you ablaze, makes you burn through the skies and ignite the night like a phoenix; the kind that cuts you loose like a wildfire and you can’t stop running simply because you keep on burning everything that you touch! I say that’s a good love; one that burns and flies, and you run with it!”
    ― C. JoyBell C.
  22. “Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy,” Wren said. “It’s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for.”
    ― Rainbow Rowell
  23. “Because, if you could love someone, and keep loving them, without being loved back . . . then that love had to be real. It hurt too much to be anything else.”
    ― Sarah Cross
  24. “No matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  25. “In love, no question is ever preposterous.”
    ― Andre Brink
  26. “It’s so curious: one can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer… and everything collapses. ”
    ― Colette
  27. “People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other’s personalities. Who wouldn’t? Anybody can love the most wonderful parts of another person. But that’s not the clever trick. The really clever trick is this: Can you accept the flaws? Can you look at your partner’s faults honestly and say, ‘I can work around that. I can make something out of it.’? Because the good stuff is always going to be there, and it’s always going to pretty and sparkly, but the crap underneath can ruin you.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  28. “I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes”
    ― Vladimir Nabokov
  29. “I think we ought to live happily ever after.”
    ― Diana Wynne Jones
  30. “With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable.”
    ― Harper Lee
  31. “The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi
  32. “If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.”
    ― John Lennon
  33. “The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  34. “It’s okay,” he said. “We’re together.” He didn’t say you’re okay, or we’re alive. After all they’d been through over the last year, he knew that the most important thing was that they were together. She loved him for saying that.”
    ― Rick Riordan
  35. “In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  36. “I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses…the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life…to lie in your arms as I take my last breath.”
    ― Lisa Kleypas
  37. “Love is an abstract noun, something nebulous. And yet love turns out to be the only part of us that is solid, as the world turns upside down and the screen goes black.”
    ― Martin Amis
  38. “The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote”
    ― Sarah Dessen
  39. “We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste!”
    ― Andre Aciman
  40. “The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  41. “Love cannot be reduced to a catalogue of reasons why, and a catalogue of reasons cannot be put together into love.”
    ― Eleanor Catton
  42. “Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense.”
    ― E.E Cummings
  43. “Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.”
    ― Rainer Maria Rilke
  44. “If there’s a thing I’ve learned in my life it’s to not be afraid of the responsibility that comes with caring for other people. What we do for love: those things endure. Even if the people you do them for don’t”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  45. “He stared at her, knowing with certainty that he was falling in love. He pulled her close and kissed her beneath a blanket of stars, wondering how on earth he’d been lucky enough to find her.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  46. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
    ― Dalai Lama XIV
  47. “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  48. “Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”
    ― William Goldman
  49. “The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.”
    ― W. Somerset Maugham
  50. “I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds– but I think of you always in those intervals.”
    ― Salvador Plascencia

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence.”

Albert Ellis

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

  1. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”
    Victor Hugo
  2. “When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.”
    Blaise Pascal
  3. “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”
    Zora Neale Hurston
  4. “Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.”
    Blaise Pascal
  5. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  6. “Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  7. “Take away love and our earth is a tomb.”
    Robert Browning
  8. “Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  9. “When you love someone, you say their name different. Like it’s safe inside your mouth.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  10. “I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give back as good as I give.”
    ― Sylvia Plath
  11. “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  12. “It’s dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing.”
    ― Audrey Niffenegger
  13. “If you can capture a woman’s imagination, then you will have her. But imagination is a strange creature. It needs time and distance to function properly.”
    ― Kathleen Tessaro
  14. “The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you’ve already stopped loving that person forever.”
    ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  15. “Love sucks. Sometimes it feels good. Sometimes it’s just another way to bleed.”
    ― Laurell K. Hamilton
  16. “This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible. And when it’s just the two of you, alone in a room, you can pretend that this is how it is, this is how it will be.”
    ― David Levithan
  17. “Heaven would never be heaven without you.”
    ― Richard Matheson
  18. “You’re like a song that I heard when I was a little kid but forgot I knew until I heard it again.”
    ― Maggie Stiefvater
  19. “We are most alive when we’re in love.”
    — John Updike
  20. “If I were to live a thousand years, I would belong to you for all of them. If we were to live a thousand lives, I would want to make you mine in each one.”
    ― Michelle Hodkin
  21. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  22. “Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.”
    ― Marcus Aurelius
  23. “What would you do if I kissed you right now?”
    I stared at his beautiful face and his beautiful mouth and I wanted nothing more than to taste it. “I would kiss you back.”
    ― Michelle Hodkin
  24. There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason that makes it feel so flawless.
    — Leo Christopher
  25. “I’m saying I’m in love with you! I’ve been in love with you this whole bleeding year!”
    ― Stephanie Perkins
  26. Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
    ― Maya Angelou
  27. “To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.”
    ― Bertrand Russell
  28. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.”
    ― Shannon L. Alder
  29. “Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.”
    ― Emily Dickinson
  30. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
    ― Anaïs Nin
  31. “Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.”
    ― Jon Krakauer
  32. “The best things in life make you sweaty.”
    ― Edgar Allan Poe
  33. “When in a relationship, a real man doesn’t make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  34. “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.”
    ― Robert Fulghum
  35. “It’s funny how you can forget everything except people loving you. Maybe that’s why humans find it so hard getting over love affairs. It’s not the pain they’re getting over, it’s the love.”
    ― Melina Marchetta
  36. “There ain’t no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.”
    ― Kate DiCamillo
  37. “The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  38. “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go.
    I love you, T.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  39. “She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.”
    ― J.D. Salinger
  40. “It’s the imperfections that make things beautiful”
    ― Jenny Han
  41. “If you love a flower that lives on a star, it is sweet to look at the sky at night. All the stars are a-bloom with flowers…”
    ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  42. “One day spent with someone you love can change everything.”
    ― Mitch Albom
  43. “If I die, I will wait for you, do you understand? No matter how long. I will watch from beyond to make sure you live every year you have to its fullest, and then we’ll have so much to talk about when I see you again… (Bones)”
    ― Jeaniene Frost
  44. “A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
    — Honore de Balzac
  45. “When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.”
    ― J.K. Rowling
  46. “I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.”
    ― Jess C Scott
  47. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”
    — Andre Breton
  48. “How can I be reasonable? To me our love was everything and you were my whole life. It is not very pleasant to realize that to you it was only an episode.”
    ― W. Somerset Maugham
  49. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.”
    ― Dali Lama
  50. “What was love, really? Flowers, chocolate, and poetry? Or was it something else? Was it being able to finish someone’s jokes? Was it having absolute faith that someone was there at your back? Was it knowing someone so well that they instantly understood why you did the things you did—and shared those same beliefs?”
    ― Richelle Mead

“You are the last thought in my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thought when I wake up each morning.”

Richard Kronick, read more: Good Morning For Him or Good Morning For Her

100 Deep Love Quotes That Will Touch Your Heart

“I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.”

Leo Christopher

  1. “There would come a time when we have to stop loving someone not because that person started hating us but because we found out that they’d be happier if we let them go.”
    ― Unknown
  2. “As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  3. “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.”
    ― Lao Tzu
  4. “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”
    ― Mother Teresa
  5. “We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.”
    ― Sigmund Freud
  6. “I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong.”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  7. “We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that’s why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I’ll never forget a single moment of it.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  8. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
    ― Plato
  9. “I hold it true, whate’er befall;
    I feel it when I sorrow most;
    ‘Tis better to have loved and lost
    Than never to have loved at all.”
    ― Alfred Lord Tennyson
  10. “Doubt thou the stars are fire;
    Doubt that the sun doth move;
    Doubt truth to be a liar;
    But never doubt I love.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  11. “We loved with a love that was more than love.”
    ― Edgar Allen Poe
  12. “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”
    ― Emily Brontë
  13. “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  14. “And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…” he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word.
    “What a stupid lamb,” I sighed.
    “What a sick, masochistic lion.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer
  15. “Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.”
    ― Rainbow Rowell
  16. “Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
    ― Fyodor Dostoevsky
  17. “A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses.”
    ― H.L. Mencken
  18. “I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.”
    ― Shana Abe
  19. “The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!”
    ― Jane Austen
  20. “What’s meant to be will always find a way”
    ― Trisha Yearwood
  21. “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
    ― Tom Bodett
  22. “I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfection.”
    ― Taylor Swift
  23. “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.”
    ― Milan Kundera
  24. “The heart was made to be broken.”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  25. “Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear”
    ― Unknown
  26. “Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.”
    ― Anonymous
  27. “This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  28. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”
    ― Stephanie Perkins
  29. “They didn’t agree on much. In fact, they didn’t agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other ever day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  30. “Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.”
    ― Elbert Hubbard
  31. “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
    ― J.R.R. Tolkien
  32. “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”
    ― Pablo Neruda
  33. “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  34. “To douchebags!” he said, gesturing to Brad. “And to girls that break your heart,” he bowed his head to me. His eyes lost focus. “And to the absolute fucking horror of losing your best friend because you were stupid enough to fall in love with her.”
    ― Jamie McGuire
  35. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  36. “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.”
    ― Emily Jane Brontë
  37. “Some love stories aren’t epic novels. Some are stories, but that doesn’t make them any less filled with love.”
    ― Carrie Bradshaw
  38. “Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.”
    ― Candace Bushnell
  39. “What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  40. “If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  41. “My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  42. “What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”
    ― Suzanne Collins
  43. “And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.”
    ― Paul McCartney
  44. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
    ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  45. “Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.”
    ― Ursula K. Le Guin
  46. “I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, ‘How many good things have you done in your life?’ rather he will ask, ‘How much love did you put into what you did?”
    ― Mother Teresa
  47. “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  48. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.”
    ― Joan Crawford
  49. “It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”
    ― Vladimir Nabokov
  50. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”
    ― Harry Burns

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”

Plato

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”

Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus

  1. “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
    ― Anonymous
  2. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
    ― Helen Keller
  3. “Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.”
    ― Leo Buscaglia
  4. “You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  5. “If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.”
    ― Kahlil Gibran
  6. “I can feel Peeta press his forehead into my temple and he asks, ‘So now that you’ve got me, what are you going to do with me?’ I turn into him. ‘Put you somewhere you can’t get hurt.”
    ― Suzanne Collins
  7. “I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”
    ― Jane Austen
  8. “If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  9. “Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.”
    ― Rick Riordan
  10. “If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her—then don’t let her go.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  11. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”
    ― James A. Baldwin
  12. “There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  13. “When love is not madness it is not love.”
    ― Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  14. “Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.”
    ― Honore de Balzac
  15. “I love you more than there are stars in the sky and fish in the sea.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  16. “Declarations of love amuse me. Especially when unrequited.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  17. “True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  18. “A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”
    ― Max Lucado
  19. “I love you. Remember. They cannot take it”
    ― Lauren Oliver
  20. “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
    ― Vincent Van Gogh
  21. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”
    ― Robert Frost
  22. “I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow.Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.”
    ― Santosh Kalwar
  23. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”
    ― Charles Dickens
  24. “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”
    ― Emily Dickinson
  25. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway
  26. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
    ― Jimi Hendrix
  27. “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ”
    ― Agatha Christie
  28. “I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.”
    ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
  29. “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
    ― Bertrand Russell
  30. “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi
  31. “The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.”
    ― Will Durant
  32. “The greater the love, the greater the tragedy when it’s over.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  33. “What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul”
    ― Victor Hugo
  34. “All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.”
    ― Tahereh Mafi
  35. “We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let ourselves be loved.”
    ― C. JoyBell C.
  36. “One love, one heart, one destiny.”
    ― Robert Marley
  37. “If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn’t be filled?”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  38. “What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
    ― Fyodor Dostoevsky
  39. “It’s not the face, but the expressions on it. It’s not the voice, but what you say. It’s not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it. You are beautiful.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer
  40. “If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
    ― Bob Marley
  41. “Find what you love and let it kill you.”
    ― Charles Bukowski
  42. “It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.”
    ― E.M. Forster
  43. “Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.”
    ― Charles Dickens
  44. “Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”
    ― JK Rowling
  45. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”
    ― Clive Barker
  46. “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  47. “You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It’s not overrated. There’s a reason for all those songs.”
    ― Sarah Dessen
  48. “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don’t think it’s possible for you to miss me as much as I’m missing you right now”
    ― Edna St. Vincent Millay
  49. “To me, Fearless is not the absense of fear. It’s not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death.”
    ― Taylor Swift
  50. “We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.”
    ― Tom Robbins

100 Best Short Love Quotations And Sayings

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”Charles M. Schulz
  1. “Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.”
    ― St. Jerome
  2. “The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”
    ― Blaise Pascal
  3. “The human heart is a strange vessel. Love and hatred can exist side by side.”
    ― Scott Westerfield
  4. “Spending time with you showed me what I’ve been missing in my life.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  5. “It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are.”
    ― Maggie Stiefvater
  6. “Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  7. “I love you like a fat kid loves cake!”
    ― Scott Adams
  8. “Come sleep with me: We won’t make Love, Love will make us.”
    ― Julio Cortázar
  9. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
    ― Kahlil Gibran
  10. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”
    ― Albert Einstein
  11. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”
    ― C.S. Lewis
  12. “Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.”
    ― Lauren Conrad
  13. “Sometimes love means letting go when you want to hold on tighter.”
    ― Melissa Marr
  14. “And when her lips met mine, I knew that I could live to be a hundred and visit every country in the world, but nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  15. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
    ― Virginia Woolf
  16. “Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.”
    ― J.R. Ward
  17. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  18. “I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.”
    ― Margaret Atwood
  19. “You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole—like the world, or the person you loved.”
    ― Stewart O’Nan
  20. “He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.”
    ― Markus Zusak
  21. “Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  22. “Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  23. “Look after my heart – I’ve left it with you.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer
  24. “Tonight I can write the saddest lines
    I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.”
    ― Pablo Neruda
  25. “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
    ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  26. “As if you were on fire from within.
    The moon lives in the lining of your skin.”
    ― Pablo Neruda
  27. “How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet
    “You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh”
    ― A.A. Milne
  28. “You can’t measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange.”
    ― Milan Kundera
  29. “And then he gives me a smile that just seems so genuinely sweet with just the right touch of shyness that unexpected warmth rushes through me.”
    ― Suzanne Collins
  30. “Happiness [is] only real when shared”
    ― Jon Krakauer
  31. “Maybe…you’ll fall in love with me all over again.”
    “Hell,” I said, “I love you enough now. What do you want to do? Ruin me?”
    “Yes. I want to ruin you.”
    “Good,” I said. “That’s what I want too.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway
  32. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”
    ― Deborah Reber
  33. “Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.”
    ― David Byrne
  34. “I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.”
    ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
  35. “I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  36. “One day you will kiss a man you can’t breathe without, and find that breath is of little consequence.”
    ― Karen Marie Moning
  37. “Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.”
    ― A.A. Milne
  38. “I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.”
    ― Charles Bukowski
  39. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”
    ― José N. Harris
  40. “Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.”
    ― Veronica Roth
  41. “I’m saying that I’m a moody, insecure, narrow-minded, jealous, borderline homicidal bitch, and I want you to promise me that you’re okay with that, because it’s who I am, and you’re what I need.”
    ― Jeaniene Frost
  42. “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”
    ― Carl Sagan
  43. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
    ― Sharon Salzberg
  44. “Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I’m gazing at a distant star.
    It’s dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago.
    Maybe the star doesn’t even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  45. “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  46. “I’m not sentimental—I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
    is that the sentimental person thinks things will last—the romantic
    person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.”
    ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
  47. “The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it last.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  48. “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  49. “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”
    ― David Mitchell
  50. “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”
    ― Kurt Vonnegut

“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.”

David Wilkerson

It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.

Bertrand Russell

  1. “Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.”
    ― H. L. Mencken
  2. “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”
    ― Buddha
  3. “Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.”
    ― Marc Chagall
  4. “In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  5. “The ear is the avenue to the heart.”
    ― Voltaire
  6. “I fell in love with him. But I don’t just stay with him by default as if there’s no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.”
    ― Veronica Roth
  7. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  8. “Be with me always – take any form – drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!”
    ― Emily Brontë
  9. “Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.”
    ― Orhan Pamuk
  10. “There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love.”
    ― Dodie Smith
  11. “I’m on Aslan’s side even if there isn’t any Aslan to lead it. I’m going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn’t any Narnia.”
    ― C.S. Lewis
  12. “I’m oxygen and he’s dying to breathe.”
    ― Tahereh Mafi
  13. “Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.”
    ― Sylvia Plath
  14. “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”
    ― Leo Tolstoy
  15. “Who, being loved, is poor?”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  16. “Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.”
    ― Lemony Snicket
  17. “I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.”
    ― Brian Andreas
  18. “I like flaws. I think they make things interesting.”
    ― Sarah Dessen
  19. “It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.”
    ― John Updike
  20. “Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that’s all. You can’t see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it.”
    ― Mitch Albom
  21. “Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.”
    ― Helen Keller
  22. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we’ve found each other. And maybe each time, we’ve been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  23. “Do not fall in love with people like me.
    I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth.
    I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible. And when I leave you will finally understand, why storms are named after people.”
    ― Caitlyn Siehl
  24. “You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  25. “People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”
    ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  26. “When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.”
    ― Arrigo Boito
  27. “I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  28. “Fortune and love favor the brave.”
    — Ovid
  29. “What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.”
    ― Stieg Larsson
  30. “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
    And all the sweet serenity of books”
    ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  31. “Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on.
    I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.”
    ― Jonathan safran foer
  32. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  33. “From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”
    ― Edgar Allan Poe
  34. “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  35. “Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.”
    ― E.E. Cummings
  36. “I guess that’s just part of loving people: You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up.”
    ― Lauren Oliver
  37. “Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.”
    ― Rainbow Rowell
  38. “The more one judges, the less one loves.”
    ― Honoré de Balzac
  39. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”
    ― Eleanor Roosevelt
  40. “When someone is in your heart, they’re never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.”
    ― Mitch Albom
  41. “I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”
    ― Fannie Flagg
  42. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  43. “Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.”
    ― Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
  44. “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”
    ― Rumi
  45. “Being with you never felt wrong. It’s the one thing I did right. You’re the one thing I did right.”
    ― Becca Fitzpatrick
  46. “I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?”
    ― Stephanie Lennox
  47. “I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  48. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
    I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
    My soul can reach”
    ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  49. “We’re staying together,” he promised. “You’re not getting away from me. Never again.”
    ― Rick Riordan
  50. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”
    ― Albert Einstein

100 Best Love Quotes And Sayings Of All Time

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.”

Elbert Hubbard

  1. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”
    ― Dr. Seuss
  2. “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
    ― Marilyn Monroe
  3. “The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.”
    ― Henry Miller
  4. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
    Love like you’ll never be hurt,
    Sing like there’s nobody listening,
    And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
    ― William W. Purkey
  5. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    ― Dr. Seuss
  6. “Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’”
    ― Erich Fromm
  7. “The sunlight claps the earth, and the moonbeams kiss the sea: what are all these kissings worth, if thou kiss not me?”
    ― Percy Bysshe Shelley
  8. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    ― Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. “You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.”
    ― Julia Roberts
  10. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
    ― A. A. Milne
  11. “Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other.”
    — Rainer Maria Rilke
  12. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    ― Stephen Chbosky
  13. “Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.”
    ― Rita Mae Brown
  14. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    ― Andre Gide
  15. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
    ― John Green
  16. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”
    ― Elie Wiesel
  17. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”
    — Franklin P. Jones
  18. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  19. “Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.”
    ― Samuel Johnson
  20. “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.”
    ― Robert Louis Stevenson
  21. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
    ― Pablo Neruda
  22. “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    ― Neil Gaiman
  23. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
    ― Lao Tzu
  24. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
    ― Sarah Dessen
  25. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
    ― Robert A. Heinlein
  26. “Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…”
    — E.E. Cummings
  27. “I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  28. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  29. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  30. “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.”
    ― Max Muller
  31. “Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.”
    — Alexander Smith
  32. “In this crazy world, full of change and chaos, there is one thing of which I am certain, one thing which does not change: my love for you.”
    ― Unknown
  33. “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  34. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”
    ― Marilyn Monroe
  35. “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
    ― Robert Fulghum
  36. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved―loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”
    ― Victor Hugo
  37. “The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl it is boldness.”
    ― Victor Hugo
  38. “It is better to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.”
    — William Makepeace Thackeray
  39. “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.”
    — William Shakespeare
  40. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
    ― Anais Nin
  41. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.”
    ― Alfred Tennyson
  42. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced
    life.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  43. “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
    ― Marilyn Monroe
  44. “Love comes to those who still hope even though they’ve been disappointed, to those who still believe even though they’ve been betrayed, to those who still love even though they’ve been hurt before…”
    ― Unknown
  45. “Love is the answer to everything. It’s the only reason to do anything.”
    — Ray Bradbury
  46. “Love? It’s kind of complicated, but I’ll tell you this… the second you’re willing to make yourself miserable to make someone else happy, that’s love right there.”
    ― Unknown
  47. “Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
    “After all this time?”
    “Always,” said Snape.”
    ― J.K. Rowling
  48. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”
    ― Jess C. Scott
  49. “Love; it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you. It will set you free.”
    — Mumford & Sons
  50. “I am very indecisive and always have trouble picking my favorite anything. But, without a doubt, you are my favorite everything.”
    ― Unknown

“To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.”

T. Tolis

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”

Ingrid Bergman

  1. “I knew why love was always described with eternity. A single minute stretched out for lifetimes.”
    ― Shannon A. Thompson
  2. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  3. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”
    ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. “A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.”
    ― Brendan Behan
  5. “We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.”
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
    ― Lao Tzu
  7. “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
    ― Jane Austen
  8. “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  9. “Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.”
    — John Lennon
  10. “Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  11. “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
    in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
    ― Pablo Neruda
  12. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”
    — Aristotle
  13. “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  14. “Some people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them,” I said.
    “Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”
    ― John Green
  15. “I went to sleep last night with a smile because I knew I’d be dreaming of you… but I woke up this morning with a smile because you weren’t a dream.”
    ― Unknown
  16. “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.”
    ― Lisa Kleypas
  17. “In dreams and in love, there are no impossibilities.”
    — János Arnay
  18. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  19. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  20. “The truth is… we hide because we want to be found, we walk away to see who will follow, we cry to see who will wipe away the tears, and we let our hearts get broken to see who will come and fix them.”
    ― Unknown
  21. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it—always.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi
  22. “Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.”
    ― Sarah Dessen
  23. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.”
    — Henry David Thoreau
  24. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”
    ― Anonymous
  25. “We love the things we love for what they are.”
    ― Robert Frost
  26. “Why are old lovers able to become friends? Two reasons. They never truly loved each other, or they love each other still.”
    ― Whitney Otto
  27. “A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other… Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever…”
    ― Dave Matthews Band
  28. “In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”
    ― Jane Austen
  29. “We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.”
    — Orson Wells
  30. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.”
    — Eva Gabor
  31. “I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.”
    ― Stephen Chbosky
  32. “Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
    ― Rainer Maria Rilke
  33. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  34. “Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.”
    — Vincent Van Gogh
  35. “I have decided to stick with love… Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
    ― Martin Luther King Jr.
  36. “Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.”
    — Diane Arbus
  37. “You are, and always have been, my dream.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  38. “The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.”
    ― Markus Zusak
  39. “You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  40. “Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”
    ― Oscar Wilde
  41. “You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known, but even that is an understatement.”
    — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  42. “Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.”
    — Mahatma Gandhi
  43. “Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.”
    — Benjamin Franklin
  44. “Missing someone is your heart’s way of reminding you that you love them.”
    ― Unknown
  45. “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
    ― Charlotte Brontë
  46. “Where there is love there is life.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi
  47. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”
    ― Zelda Fitzgerald
  48. “Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.”
    ― Lady Gaga
  49. “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
    ― Nicole Krauss
  50. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that’s what you’ve given me. That’s what I’d hoped to give you forever”
    ― Nicholas Sparks

100 Beautiful Love Quotes Everyone Should Read

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”

Carl Sagan

  1. “The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun.”
    ― Charles de Leusse
  2. “The giving of love is an education in itself.”
    ― Eleanor Roosevelt
  3. “If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?”
    ― Khalil Gibran
  4. “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
    ― Mother Teresa
  5. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”
    ― Mother Teresa
  6. “To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.”
    ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  7. “Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.”
    ― Plato
  8. “Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face – I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  9. “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
    ― Mary Oliver
  10. “Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”
    ― Chuck Klosterman
  11. “When I am with you, we stay up all night.
    When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.
    Praise God for those two insomnias!
    And the difference between them.”
    ― Rumi
  12. “Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who’s in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It’s like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven’t seen in a long time.”
    ― Murakami
  13. “The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.”
    ― Victor Hugo
  14. “The things we love destroy us every time, lad. Remember that.”
    ― George R.R. Martin
  15. “I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone’s hand.”
    ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  16. “The course of true love never did run smooth.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  17. “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
    ― Anais Nin
  18. “I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it―to be fed so much love I couldn’t take any more. Just once. ”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  19. “My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”
    ― André Breton
  20. “If you love something set it free, but don’t be surprised if it comes back with herpes.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  21. “The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.”
    ― Rick Riordan
  22. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
    ― Mother Teresa
  23. “This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  24. “The bond forged between us was not one that could be broken by absence, distance, or time. And no matter how much more special or beautiful or brilliant or perfect than me he might be, he was as irreversibly altered as I was. As I would always belong to him, so would he always be mine.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer
  25. “I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me.”
    ― Audrey Niffenegger
  26. “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ”
    ― Elinor Glyn
  27. “The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn’t live boldly enough, that they didn’t invest enough heart, didn’t love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.”
    ― Ted Hughes
  28. “I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.”
    ― Stephanie Perkins
  29. “For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.”
    ― D.H. Lawrence
  30. “In a perfect world, you could fuck people without giving them a piece of your heart. And every glittering kiss and every touch of flesh is another shard of heart you’ll never see again.”
    ― Neil Gaiman
  31. “sex is the consolation you have when you can’t have love”
    ― Gabriel García Márquez
  32. “Sometimes when I’m alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.”
    ― Suzanne Collins
  33. “You know it’s never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It’s always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  34. “About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.”
    ― Rita Mae Brown
  35. “We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.”
    ― Walter Mosley
  36. “For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary”
    ― Diana Gabaldon
  37. “We are who we are, be­cause of those we choose to love and be­cause of those who love us.”
    ― Kate Mosse
  38. “Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing…”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  39. “If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day.”
    ― Emily Brontë
  40. “You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince”
    ― E.L. James
  41. “If there is no love in the world, we will make a new world, and we will give it walls, and we will furnish it with soft, red interiors, from the inside out, and give it a knocker that resonates like a diamond falling to a jeweller’s felt so that we should never hear it. Love me, because love doesn’t exist, and I have tried everything that does.”
    ― Jonathan Safran Foer
  42. “When we meet someone and fall in love, we have a sense that the whole universe is on our side. And yet if something goes wrong, there is nothing left! How is it possible for the beauty that was there only minutes before to vanish so quickly? Life moves very fast. It rushes from heaven to hell in a matter of seconds.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  43. “When I look in the mirror, I know I’m looking at someone who isn’t sure she deserves to be loved at all.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  44. “If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter. ”
    ― Markus Zusak
  45. “Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever, when my act does not involve judgment and decision.”
    ― Erich Fromm
  46. “The music in his laughter had a way of rounding off the missing notes in her soul.”
    ― Gloria Naylor
  47. “I know that’s what people say―you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know it’s not true. Oh, youll be happy again, never fear. But you won’t forget. Every time you fall in love it will be because something in the man reminds you of him.”
    ― Betty Smith
  48. “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”
    ― John Keats
  49. “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them”
    ― Thomas Merton
  50. “Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars, points of light and reason. …And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn’t see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason, for anything.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”

Morrie Schwartz

“Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.”

Unknown

  1. “Even more, I had never meant to love him. One thing I truly knew – knew it in the pit of my stomach, in the center of my bones, knew it from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet, knew it deep in my empty chest – was how love gave someone the power to break you.”
    ― Stephenie Meyer
  2. “Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.”
    ― Mitch Albom
  3. “Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves”
    ― Laura Esquivel
  4. “I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother.”
    ― Martha Gellhorn
  5. “If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there’s salvation in life. Even if you can’t get together with that person.”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  6. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: – you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.”
    ― E. E. cummings
  7. “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
    ― Mother Theresa
  8. “Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! – I have as much soul as you, – and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!”
    ― Charlotte Brontë
  9. “Hearts are breakable,” Isabelle said. “And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before”.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  10. “The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.”
    ― Tom Robbins
  11. “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.”
    ― Anais Nin
  12. “That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.”
    ― Deb Caletti
  13. “Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite. Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that extends to an infinite number of women) but in the desire for shared sleep (a desire limited to one woman).”
    ― Milan Kundera
  14. “The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
    ― David Foster Wallace
  15. “I love mankind, he said, “but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.”
    ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  16. “And next time you’re planning to injure yourself to get me attention, just remember that a little sweet talk works wonders.”
    ― Cassandra Clare
  17. “She was my dream. She made me who I am, and holding her in my arms was more natural to me than my own heartbeat. I think about her all the time. Even now, when I’m sitting here, I think about her. There could never have been another.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  18. “Sometimes God allows what he hates to accomplish what he loves.”
    ― Joni Eareckson Tada
  19. “We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. ”
    ― Ellen Goodman
  20. “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.”
    ― Rumi
  21. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”
    ― Og Mandino
  22. “People like to say love is unconditional, but it’s not, and even if it was unconditional, it’s still never free. There’s always an expectation attached. They always want something in return. Like they want you to be happy or whatever and that makes you automatically responsible for their happiness because they won’t be happy unless you are … I just don’t want that responsibility.”
    ― Katja Millay
  23. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  24. “True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one’s companion.”
    ― Gordon B. Hinckley
  25. “I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. ”
    ― Marilyn Monroe
  26. “Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,
    That I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
    ― William Shakespeare
  27. “I wondered what happened when you offered yourself to someone, and they opened you, only to discover you were not the gift they expected and they had to smile and nod and say thank you all the same.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  28. “You are the one girl that made me risk eveything for a future worth having.”
    ― Simone Elkeles
  29. “I told you. You don’t love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand.”
    ― L.J. Smith
  30. “When it’s gone, you’ll know what a gift love was. You’ll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it.”
    ― Ian McEwan
  31. “Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.”
    ― Nicholas sparks
  32. “I’ll fight it. I’ll fight it for you. Don’t you worry about me, Hazel Grace. I’m okay. I’ll find a way to hang around and annoy you for a long time.”
    ― John Green
  33. “Moments, when lost, can’t be found again. They’re just gone.”
    ― Jenny Han
  34. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
    ― Sharon Salzberg
  35. “She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  36. “The heart is the toughest part of the body.
    Tenderness is in the hands.”
    ― Carolyn Forché
  37. “Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything”
    ― Katharine Hepburn
  38. “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”
    ― Vincent Van Gogh
  39. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”
    ― E.A. Bucchianeri
  40. “Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it’s time for them to be hurt.”
    ― Haruki Murakami
  41. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”
    ― Erich Segal
  42. “I belong to my beloved, and my beloved is mine.”
    ― Jamie McGuire
  43. “Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.”
    ― Iris Murdoch
  44. “Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.”
    ― Ambrose Bierce
  45. “I, um, I have this problem. I broke up with my boyfriend, you see. And I’m pretty upset about it, so I wanted to talk to my best friend. […] The thing is, they’re both you.”
    ― Jodi Picoult
  46. “You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.”
    ― Bob Marely
  47. “In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding they be what we need of them, and then feeling devastated when they refuse to perform the role we created in the first place.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  48. “I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.”
    ― George Eliot
  49. “Someday you’ll find someone special again. People who’ve been in love once usually do. It’s in their nature.”
    ― Nicholas Sparks
  50. “Love, it never dies. It never goes away, it never fades, so long as you hang on to it. Love can make you immortal”
    ― Gayle Forman
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