Love Quotes

Use these love quotes to write in a card, put in a frame, add to a scrapbook...whatever you decide! Or, let them inspire you to write your own quote or poem. Quotes stick with you--they are a short way to say a multitude of feelings.





Ah, lady, when I gave my heart to thee,
It passed into they lifelong regency.
-Gilbert Parker

You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well.
-Author Unknown

What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you.
-Author Unknown

Ah! A blessing beyond all fate
My sould mate 'tis my soul mate.
-Pixie Foudre

Tell me how many beads there are
In a silver chain
Of evening rain
Unravelled from the tumbling main,And threading the eye of a yellow star:-So many times do I love again.
-Thomas Lovell Beddoes

For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
-Rosemonde Gerard

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fand the bonfire.
-Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
-Mark Overby

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 mean it is said have seen angels, but I have seen these and thou art enough.
-George Moore

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
-Jean Anouilh

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

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
-Author Unknown

Gravitation is not reponsible for people falling in love.
-Albert Einstein

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
-Charles Morgan

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
-Eric Fromm

Life had taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantiere).

Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
-Kahlil Gibran

You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, she beautiful because you love her.
-Author Unknown

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

When love is not madness, it is not love.
-Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
-Robert Heinlein

Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river.
-Malagasy Proverb

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.
-Natalie Clifford Barney

A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you.
-Author Unknown

The love game is never called off on account of darkness.
-Tom Masson

Love--a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.
-Author Unknown

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

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
-William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night's Dream, 1595

Love is sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly.
-Proverb

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

Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones.
-Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

An old man in love is like a flower in winter.
-Portuguese Proverb

Love unlocks dorrs and opens windows that weren't even there before.
-Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

The art of love...is largely the art of persistence.
-Albert Ellis

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
-Henry David Thoreau

Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that.
-Michael Leunig

What "love" is I don't know if it's not the response of our deepest natures to one another.
-William Carlos Williams

Shall we compare our hearts to a garden--
with beautiful blooms, straggling weeds,
swooping birds and sunshine, rain--
and most importantly, seeds.
-Grey Livingston

Love is the poetry of the senses.
-Honore de Balzac

Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.
-Percy Bysshe Shelley

Without love, the rich and poor live in the same house.
-Author Unknown

Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved.
-Christopher Paul Rubero

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
-Pablo Picaso

The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future,the arms of love gather you together.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate

True love is when you put someone on a pedestal, and they fall-but you are there to catch them.
-Author Unknown

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

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

I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes,
After the day's great sun.
-Charles Hanson Towne

Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so.
-Charles du Bos

True love stories never have endings.
-Richard Bach

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close at heart.
-Kay Knudsen

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
-Author Unknown

There's nothing more freeing than the shackles of love.
-Emma Racine deFleur

Love is what you've been through with somebody.
-James Thurber, quoted in Life magazine, 1960

I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that's love, even if it doesn't seem very exciting.
-Sylvester Stallone

Love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit out own image...otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
-Author Unknown

Love makes time pass; time makes love pass.
-French Proverb

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

Our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
-Bruce Lee

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

So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life.
-John Milton

Love is smoke made with the fume of sighs.
-William Shakespeare

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.
-Author Unknown

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.
-Author Unknown

Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willig to see less.
-Julins Gordon

You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.
-Author Unknown

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.
-Author Unknown

To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.
-Author Unknown

Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts.
-Author Unknown

Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart.
-Author Unknown

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

Candle light, mooon light, star light,
The brightest glow is from love light.
-Grey Livingston

I but know that I love thee, whatever thou art.
-Thomas Moore

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.
-Claudia Ghandi

The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence.
-Edward Thomas

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.
-Hans Nouwens



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