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Love Quotes and Sayings

I have gathered hundreds of love quotes and sayings. To keep it simple I have divided them into different categories.

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

Popular Love Quotes

Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love, though I’d stepped in it a few times.
~Rita Rudner, Falling in love quotes

True love isn’t Romeo and Juliet, it’s grandma and grandpa who grew old together.
~Unknown Author, true love quotes

You and I will always be unfinished business.
Unknown Author, cute love sayings

Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.
Unknown Author, funny love quotes and sayings

I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street.
~W. H. Auden, I love you quotes and sayings

Love is the hearts immortal thirst to be completely known and all forgiven.
~Henry Van Dyke, Love is Quotes

Love and the hope of it are not things one can learn; they are part of life’s heritage.
~Maria Montessori, Love and Life Quotes

Where there is love, there is pain.
~Spanish Proverb, love hurts quotes

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we deeply love becomes a part of us.
~Helen Keller, lost love quotes

Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart.
~ Christina Westover, unrequited love quotes and sayings

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
~Mother Teresa, inspirational love quotes and sayings

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
~Pearl Bailey, short love quotes

I don’t know why they call it heartbreak.  It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.
~Missy Altijd, broken heart quotes

I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.
~Maya Angelou, self love quotes

Other Popular Love Quotes and Sayings

popular love quotes

A kiss is a rosey dot over the “i” of loving.
~Cyrano de Bergerac

Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.
~Dale Evans

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
~Judy Garland

We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.
~Mira Sorvino

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love: the delusion that one woman differs from another.
~H.L. Mencken

Love makes time pass, time makes love pass.
~French proverb

What we call love is the desire to awaken and to keep awake in anothers body, heart and mind, the responsibility of flattering, in our place, the self of which we are not very certain.
~Paul Geraldly

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
~Carl G. Jung

I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so.
~John Donne

From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
~Sam Goldwyn

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
~John Ruskin

The greater love is a mothers; then a dogs; then a sweethearts.
~Polish proverb

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
~Charles Caleb Colton

No One can do me any good by loving me; I have more love than I need or could do any good with; but people do me good by making me love the – which isn’t easy.
~John Ruskin

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. and the one thing we never give enough of is love.
~Henry Miller

As soon as you can not keep anything from a woman, you love her.
~Paul Geraldy

You don’t love a woman for what she says, but love what she says because you love her.
~Andre Maurois

In the first passions, women love the lover; in the others, they love love.
~La Rochefoucauld

Men as a rule love with their eyes, woman with their ears.
~Oscar Wilde

love has the power of making you believe what you would normally treat with the deepest suspicion.

Greater is he who acts from love than from fear.
~Simeon Ben Elezar

Take spring when it comes, and rejoice. Take happiness when it comes, and rejoice. Take love when it comes, and rejoice.
~Carl Ewald

We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
~Francois de la rochefoucauld

We forgive so long as we love.
~Francois de la rochefoucauld


quotes for love

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

Love doesn’t just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.
~Ursula K LeGuin

We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.
~Marianne Williamson

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.
~Margaret Mead

Men love women, women love children, children love hamsters. It’s quite hopeless.
~Alice Thomas Ellis

It is no more in our power to love always than it was not to love.
~Jean De La Bruyere

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
~Pearl Buck

Love at first sight is easy to understand. It’s when two people have been looking at each other for years that it becomes a miracle.
~Sam Levenson

The bravest are the tenderest. The loving are the daring.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
~Leo Buscaglia

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

Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone. Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
~Kahlil Gibran

Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.”
~Erich Fromm

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity – love. And the story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~Helen Hayes

The one who loves the least controls the relationship.
~Robert Anthony

Fond as we are of our loved ones, there comes at times during their absence an unexplainable peace.
~Anne Shaw

Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the opposite sex what he lacks in himself.
~G. Stanley Hall

I no longer cared about survival – I merely loved.
~Loren Eisley

Holding hands is a promise to one another that, for just a moment, the two of you don’t have to face the world alone.
~Unknown Author

Anything will give up it’s secrets if you love it enough.
~George Washington Carver

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
~G.K. Chesterton

We probably have more love for those we support than for those who support us. Our vanity carries more weight than our self-interest.
~Eric Hoffer

There is no way under the sun of making a man worthy of love, except by loving him.
~Thomas Merton

The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed.
~Suzanne Necker

What we can do for another is the test of powers; what we can suffer for is the test of love.
~Bishop Westcott

The chains of love are never so blinding as when their links are made of gold.
~Royal Tyler

There is the land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love.
~Thornton Wilder

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
~Elizabeth Ashley

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

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