Love Quotes

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.

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

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

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.

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

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

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.

A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.

For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.

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

But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth’s sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.

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

Do all things with love.

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

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

All mankind love a lover.

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

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

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

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

I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.

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.

If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good?

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

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.

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

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry.

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.

Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.

Love conquers all.

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

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.

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Love is the beauty of the soul.

I don’t wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone.

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Love is being stupid together.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

Love is love’s reward.

Love is metaphysical gravity.

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

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.

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

There is only one terminal dignity – love.

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.

Love is the poetry of the senses.

Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

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

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

Love that is not madness is not love.

Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

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

If you want to be loved, be lovable.

Nothing is miserable unless you think it is so.

Say what you will, ‘Its better to be left than never to have been loved.

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.

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.

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

The best proof of love is trust.

Love is my religion – I could die for it.

The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do.

When love is not madness, it is not love.

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

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.

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night’s arms.

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.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

It is not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven’s the greatest pain in hell.

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

We loved with a love that was more than love.

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.

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.

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

What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Where there is love there is life.

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

Who, being loved, is poor?

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life.

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.

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

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.

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