109 Quotes About Love

Quotes About Love

1. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

2. Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. – Oscar Wilde

3. Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. – Jim Morrison

4. Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

5. Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. – Bruce Lee

6. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

7. I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

8. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. – C. S. Lewis

9. Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’ – Erich Fromm

10. Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi

11. 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 Welles

12. A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. – Thomas Carlyle

13. A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy. – George Jean Nathan

14. I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. – Mother Teresa

15. For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. – Judy Garland

16. A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. – Ingrid Bergman

17. Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa

18. A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. – Max Muller

19. 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

20. Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. – Albert Einstein

21. Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action. – Mother Teresa

22. 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

23. Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there? – Richard Bach

24. A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. – Honore de Balzac

25. A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. – Brendan Francis

26. Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could. – Barbara de Angelis

27. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. – Henry Van Dyke

28. Do all things with love. – Og Mandino

29. A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. – Rupert Brooke

30. Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

31. I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. – Audrey Hepburn

32. At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. – Plato

33. Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another. – Thomas Merton

34. Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

35. We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. – Friedrich Nietzsche

36. Love is a better teacher than duty. – Albert Einstein

37. Come live in my heart, and pay no rent. – Samuel Lover

38. 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

39. Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. – H. L. Mencken

40. If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. – Michel de Montaigne

41. The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. – Mother Teresa

42. Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life. – Leo Buscaglia

43. The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. – Audrey Hepburn

44. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller

45. As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. – William Shakespeare

46. Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy. – Dwight L. Moody

47. Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship – never. – Charles Caleb Colton

48. A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. – Stendhal

49. Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. – Rainer Maria Rilke

50. The best proof of love is trust. – Joyce Brothers

51. A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. – Joseph Joubert

52. Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you. – Loretta Young

53. I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved. – George Eliot

54. We loved with a love that was more than love. – Edgar Allan Poe

55. A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love. – Friedrich Nietzsche

56. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. – Khalil Gibran

57. A loving heart is the truest wisdom. – Charles Dickens

58. All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name. – Andre Breton

59. The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. – Victor Hugo

60. Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion. – Javan

61. First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. – George Bernard Shaw

62. Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. – Zora Neale Hurston

63. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde

64. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. – Robert Frost

65. I can live without money, but I cannot live without love. – Judy Garland

66. Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. – John Lennon

67. True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

68. The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. – George Edward Moore

69. All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time. – Julie Andrews

70. Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. – William Shakespeare

71. ‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

72. Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

73. Everything is clearer when you’re in love. – John Lennon

74. The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

75. We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. – Tom Robbins

76. I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. – J. D. Salinger

77. Who, being loved, is poor? – Oscar Wilde

78. Love is a game that two can play and both win. – Eva Gabor

79. For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. – Carl Sagan

80. The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love. – Henry Miller

81. Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

82. The giving of love is an education in itself. – Eleanor Roosevelt

83. All mankind love a lover. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

84. You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. – Henry Drummond

85. If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

86. Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever. – Leo Buscaglia

87. The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

88. It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. – Miguel de Unamuno

89. Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. – Lao Tzu

90. The art of love is largely the art of persistence. – Albert Ellis

91. Love is a friendship set to music. – Joseph Campbell

92. There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau

93. If you want to be loved, be lovable. – Ovid

94. Love is the beauty of the soul. – Saint Augustine

95. Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love. – Khalil Gibran

96. Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. – H. L. Mencken

97. To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’ – Ayn Rand

98. Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times. – Rita Rudner

99. If you would be loved, love, and be loveable. – Benjamin Franklin

100. 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 done well. – Vincent Van Gogh

101. Love does not dominate it cultivates. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

102. Only do what your heart tells you. – Princess Diana

103. You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. – Barbara de Angelis

104. Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be. – Khalil Gibran

105. Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods. – Plato

106. Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire

107. It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office. – Shirley MacLaine

108. Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. – George Bernard Shaw

109. What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity. – Leo Buscaglia

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