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Love Quotes from the Movies

Updated on January 28, 2012

This collection of love quotes from the movies is the product of a decades old tradition that still happens at the university I attended whenever a woman gets engaged. Now, I have to be careful not to disclose any top secret information. But essentially, this is a gathering of women only. Nobody knows who the lucky woman is except for the gathering planner/s and the woman herself. In a cleverly thought out fashion (that I cannot speak about), it becomes a game to try and guess which one of them at this "gathering" is going to get married.

My roommate, who is also one of my very best friends, got engaged last year and chose me to throw this "gathering" for her. It is common to read love quotes during this time, but so much of the time, the love quotes were pretty sappy and cheesy. This style was not fitting of my friend and her fiance, so I decided to choose love quotes from popular movies that women in the circle could relate to. These were some of those quotes that I hand-picked to read during her "get-together". Yes they are a tad sappy, but sometimes people need a little sappy in their lives.

Enjoy :)

Love Quotes from the Movies

"Look, in my opinion the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what-have-you. The right person is still going to think the sun shines out of your ass. That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with."


"Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being "in love" which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident… (love is like) roots that (grow) towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossom has fallen from our branches we find that we are one tree and not two."

~Captain Corelli's Mandolin~

"Love is not a feeling, it's an ability."

~Dan in Real Life~

Don Juan Demarco

"There are only four questions of value in life. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made of? What is worth living for? What is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love."

~Don Juan Demarco~

"Sometimes in life there really are bonds formed that can never be broken. Sometimes you really can find that one person who will stand by you no matter what. Maybe you'll find it in a spouse and celebrate it with your dream wedding, but there's also the chance that the one person you can count on for a lifetime, the one person who knows you sometimes better than you know yourself is the same person who's been standing beside you all along."

~Marion St. Claire, Bride Wars~

"When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible."

~When Harry Met Sally~

"Take love, multiply it by infinity and take it to the depths of forever… and you still have only a glimpse of how I feel for you."

~Meet Joe Black~

"Do you ever put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that's what love is like. Everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but you just keep going."

~Practical Magic~

Love Actually

"Love actually is all around us."

~ Hugh Grant, Love Actually~

"I'd rather spend a lifetime with you then to live all the ages of this world alone."

~Lord of the Rings~

"You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always love you, Peter Pan. That's where I'll bewaiting."

~Tinkerbell, Hook~

Moulin Rouge

"The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return."

~Moulin Rouge~

"...A life without love is no life at all."

~Ever After~

"La vita e bella; la vita e amore. -- Life is beautiful; life is love."

~Life Is Beautiful~

"Love is that can't eat, can't sleep, reach for the stars, over the fence, world series kinda stuff...."

~Angels in the Outfield~

"I know you; I walked with you once upon a dream."

~Sleeping Beauty~

Meet Joe Black

" I want you to get swept away. I want you to levitate. I want you to sing with rapture and dance like a dervish."

~Meet Joe Black~

"You will never know love unless you surrender to it."

~Fools Rush In~

"This is true love. Do you think this happens everyday?"

~Westly, The Princess Bride~

Moulin Rouge

"Love? above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong... All you need is love!"

~Moulin Rouge~

"The hardest thing is loving someone and having the courage to let them love you back."

~Wedding Date~

"Where the dream takes you

Where your heart longs to be

When you finally found that place

You'll find all you need."


"From this day on now and forever more, you'll be in my heart."


"...and they lived happily ever after."

~Numerous Fairytales~


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      johnnynaakea 7 years ago

      Thank you for sharing these quotes. It's nice to have them all in one spot. Aloha from Hawaii.

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      agusfanani 7 years ago from Indonesia

      Those are just Beautiful quotes !