Love Quotes

Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’

-Erich Fromm

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.

-Max Muller

So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.

-Paulo Coelho

Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.

-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Where there is love there is life.

-Mahatma Gandhi

I would always rather be happy than dignified.

-Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

-David Viscott

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

-Zelda Fitzgerald

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

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

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.

-Oscar Wilde

Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.

-Loretta Young

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

“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

This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.

-Elizabeth Gilbert

We loved with a love that was more than love.

-Edgar Allan Poe

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

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

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

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

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

You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.

-Albert Einstein

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

I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

And now I’m looking at you,” he said, “and you’re asking me if I still want you, as if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. I never dared give much of myself to anyone before – bits of myself to the Lightwoods, to Isabelle and Alec, but it took years to do it – but, Clary, since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely. I still do. If you want me.

-Cassandra Clare

What’s meant to be will always find a way.

-Trisha Yearwood

No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater…The love we have for each other is bigger than these small differences. And that’s the key. It’s like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. Love can make up for a lot.

-Sarah Dessen

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

-Mother Teresa

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

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

The heart was made to be broken.

-Oscar Wilde

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

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

-Anonymous

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

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

It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.

-Vladimir Nabokov

Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.

-Rick Riordan

Declarations of love amuse me. Especially when unrequited.

-Cassandra Clare

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 Baldwin

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
When love is not madness it is not love.

-Pedro Calderón de la Barca

True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.

-Nicholas Sparks

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.

-Kahlil Gibran

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

-Robert Frost

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

-Jimi Hendrix

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.

-Emily Dickinson

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.

-Ann Landers

The greater the love, the greater the tragedy when it’s over.

-Nicholas Sparks

Hate the sin, love the sinner.

-Mahatma Gandhi

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

One love, one heart, one destiny.

-Bob Marley

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

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

-Tom Robbins

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

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

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

-Virginia Woolf

Find what you love and let it kill you.

-Charles Bukowski

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

-Friedrich Nietzsche

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

-Maya Angelou

How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet
“You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh

-A.A. Milne

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

-Gautama Buddha

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

-Ernest Hemingway

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

-Oscar Wilde

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

What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.

-Stieg Larsson

When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.

-Arrigo Boito

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

Begging is not the language of love.

-Swami Vivekananda

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.

-Lemony Snicket

One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.

-Sophocles

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.

-Kurt Vonnegut

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.

– Morrison

Worry is enemy of love. You cannot be in love and be worried at the same time.

-Sri Sri Ravishankar

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

-Elie Wiesel

The more one judges, the less one loves.

-Honoré de Balzac

Sometimes love means letting go when you want to hold on tighter.

-Melissa Marr

All things in the universe are of divine origin and deserve to be loved; it has, however, to be borne in mind that the love of the whole includes the love of the parts.

-Swami Vivekananda

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.

-Leo Tolstoy

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.

-François de La Rochefoucauld

Books and learning, Yoga and meditation and illumination — all are but dust compared with love.

-Swami Vivekananda

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

Begin to love. Power must go. Nothing must stand between me and God except love. God is only love and nothing else—love first, love in the middle, and love at the end.

-Swami Vivekananda

You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.

-Chuck Palahniuk

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.

-Lemony Snicket

One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.

-Sophocles

I’m oxygen and he’s dying to breathe.

-Tahereh Mafi

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.

-Kurt Vonnegut

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.

-Leo Tolstoy

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.

-François de La Rochefoucauld

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

All hatred is killing the “Self by the self”, therefore love is the law of life.

-Swami Vivekananda

All this is the manifestation of that One Love, more or less expressed.

-Unknown

Beggar’s love is no love at all. The first sign of love is when love asks nothing, [when it] gives everything.

-Swami Vivekananda

If you love something set it free, but don’t be surprised if it comes back with herpes.

-Chuck Palahniuk

The course of true love never did run smooth.

-William Shakespeare

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

Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.

-Mitch Albom

It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.

-Mother Teresa

Fear is lack of love. Only one thing can eliminate fear and that is love.

-Sri Sri Ravishankar

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

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

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

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

-Erich Segal

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.

-Gautama Buddha

Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.

-Iris Murdoch

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is wing’d cupid painted blind.

-william shakespeare

Through love one acquires renunciation and discrimination naturally.

-Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa

And what would humans be without love? RARE, said Death.

-Terry Pratchett

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.

-Jalaluddin Rumi

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

If a thing loves, it is infinite.

-William Blake

Love is a better master than duty.

-Albert Einstein

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

-Victor Hugo

Love cannot be reduced to a catalogue of reasons why, and a catalogue of reasons cannot be put together into love.

-Eleanor Catton

 

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