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Amazing Quotes about Love

Updated on October 20, 2011

Amazing Quotes about Love

Do you believe in true love? Do you believe in love at first sight? Do you believe in love lasting forever? If the answer is yes, these amazing quotes about love may be something you want to see.

I have also included image of history's most famous pairs and lovers, such as Romeo & Juliet, Tristan & Isolde, Abelard & Heloise, etc. for your enjoyment.

My favorite Quote about Love

"They say love is a two-way street. But I don't believe it, because the one I've been on for the last two years was a dirt road."

                                          (Terry McMillan, Waiting to Exhale)

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
Tristan and Isolde
Tristan and Isolde
Abelard and Heloise
Abelard and Heloise
Paris and Helen
Paris and Helen
Layla and Majnun
Layla and Majnun
Lancelot and Guinevere
Lancelot and Guinevere
Orpheus and Eurydice
Orpheus and Eurydice

Quotes about Love

  1. Love winged my Hopes and taught me how to fly far from base earth, but not to mount too high.
    (Icarus, Robert Jone's Second Book of Songs and Airs)

  2. Don't worry, my dear little demon, love and vengeance, hunting together, will always strike down their prey.
    (Honoréde Balzac, Cousin Bette)

  3. Love is the crocodile in the river of desire
    (Barthriari, The VairaguyaSataka)

  4. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.
    (The Bible, O. T., Song of Solomon 8:7)

  5. Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
    (ColleyCibber, Xerxes IV)

  6. Love can be the most dreadful disguise that hate assumes.
    (William March, The Dog and Her Rival)

  7. They say love is a two-way street. But I don't believe it, because the one I've been on for the last two years was a dirt road.
    (Terry McMillan, Waiting to Exhale)

  8. I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
    (Edna St. Vincent Millay, I Know I am But Summer)

  9. Love's a nervous, awkward, overmastering brute; if you can't rein him, it's best to have no truck with him.
    (Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night)

  10. Caesar: Let not the piece of virtue, which is set betwixt us as the cement of our love, be the ram to batter the fortress of it.
    (William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, Act 3)

  11. Mrs. Page: Ask me no reason why I love you; for though love use reason for his physician, he admits him not for his counsellor.
    (William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 2)

  12. Against love's fire fear's frost hath dissolution.
    (William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrèce)

  13. York: I fear me you, but warm the starved snake, who, cherished in your breasts, will sting your hearts,
    (William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, Act 3)

  14. Wordsworth complained in a charming piece of unreasonableness that his wife's love, which had been a fountain, was now only a well.
    (Francis Thompson, Quoted in The World's Great Letters)

  15. I add a touch of malice, some spicy scenes and stirring, and screw the lid on love's breathless jar.
    (Mona Van Duyn, Homework)

  16. Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes.
    (Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Optimism)

  17. Love is a mask, with death behind.
    (William Bell, To a Lady on Her Marriage)

  18. Love, a temporary insanity curable by marriage.
    (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

  19. Love is a spaniel that prefers even punishment from one hand to caresses from another.
    (Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon)

  20. Dion: Love is a word, a shameless ragged ghost of a word, begging at all doors for life at any price!
    (Eugene O'Neill, Prologue, The Great God Brown Prologue)

  21. Romeo: Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
    (William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1)

  22. And all my treasure, which should purchase thee, sighs, tears, and oaths, and letters, I have spent.
    (John Donne, Lovers Infinitenesse)

Latin Quotes about Love

For more love quotes, read my hub, Latin Quotes about Love.


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    • Julie K Henderson profile image

      Julie K Henderson 2 years ago

      This is a lovely list. I especially like the quote from Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Voted up.

    • Aceblogs profile image

      Aceblogs 6 years ago from India

      Liked almost all , infact already posted 2 on my facebook profile , hehe

    • Haunty profile image

      Haunty 6 years ago from Hungary

      Thanks for visiting, am@n. :)

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      am@n 6 years ago

      great collection. thanks for sharing