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Love Quotes for Your Valentine

Updated on February 13, 2012
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It's almost Valentine's Day, so to celebrate I want to share some of the more famous love quotes from literature and poetry with you. Share them with your loved one, and bring a "love"-ly smile to your lover's face!

"Every lover is a warrior, and Cupid has his camps." Ovid, from Pulius Ovidus Naso, circa 20 BC.

"How much better is thy love than wine!" Song of Solomon, Chapter 4, verse 10.

"The voice of the turtledove speaks out. It says: Day breaks, where are you going? Lay off, little bird, why must you scold me? I found my lover in his bed, and my heart was sweet to excess." From the I Ching, Love Songs of the New Kingdom. Circa 1550 BC.

"God loveth a cheerful giver." from the Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, Chapter 9 Verse 7.

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"All's fair in love and war." Francis Edward Smedley, 1818-1864

"The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness and faith." II Corinthians Chapter 5 verse 23.


"Ever the wide world over, lass

Ever the trail held true,

Over the world and under the world,

And back at last to you."

Rudyard Kipling, from "The Gypsy Trail", circa 1892.

"Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love." Virgil from Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 BC.

"For aught that I could ever read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth." Shakespeare, from Richard the Third, Act 1.

"Set me a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death, and jealousy is cruel as the grave." Song of Solomon, Chapter 8 verse 6.

"'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all." Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892 from "In Memoriam", 1850.

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    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comment!

    • services4all profile image

      services4all 

      6 years ago from U.S.

      The way you described Love is awesome and pictures which you have included in your post is fantastic.

      Keep on posting.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      I see.

    • SweetiePie profile image

      SweetiePie 

      6 years ago from Southern California, USA

      I believe in beauty and love for friendship and nature. I am just a bit more skeptical about lasting romantic love, or for me anyway :).

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comment, Sweetie. Aw, I don't believe it! Someone who responds to beauty as much as you.

    • SweetiePie profile image

      SweetiePie 

      6 years ago from Southern California, USA

      I am a bit jaded and do not exactly believe in love at first sight, but I do believe people can cultivate love and devotion for each other over time. Nice quotes on the true meaning of love.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comment, and I'm so glad you enjoyed this.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comment, and I'm so glad you liked it.

    • kittythedreamer profile image

      Kitty Fields 

      6 years ago from Summerland

      Loved it. How beautiful! Just what I need today.

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      6 years ago from Wales

      Truly beautiful.

      Eddy.

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      manperei 

      6 years ago

      Super hub. Have a very Happy Valentine's Day.

      Nice pictures

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thank you for the comment, Savanahl.

    • savanahl profile image

      savanahl 

      6 years ago

      What a wonderful hub and great photos. Love is a wondrous thing. Voted up.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      I'm just so glad you, like me, still believes in love! Happy Valentine's Day, right back to you!

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Just a few of my fav's. They aren't all sweetness and light, but I find them powerful.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      So glad you liked it, and I'm so glad we all still believe in love!

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      Roberta Kyle 

      6 years ago from Central New Jersey

      Love the pictures. Love the quotes. Love Valentines Day period-- voted up and awesome.

    • Injured lamb profile image

      Injured lamb 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for the love quotes that you have gathered, appreciate much...

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      I believe in love...happy valentines day...debbie

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thank you, Frank, and same to you!

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      Frank Atanacio 

      6 years ago from Shelton

      Happy Valentines day P-7 bless you

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comment, Sofs. I went to the Bible this year, and was surprised by how romantic and beautiful some of the love things in there.

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      Sophie 

      6 years ago

      Lovely quotes especially II Cor 5:23. Happy Valentines day to you Paradise. God Bless!

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Oh, I love that quote from Dame Agatha. Lovely! Thank you for the comment, Doctor.

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      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Thank you for the lovely 'love' quotes and the beautiful images, Paradise. Here is my favorie love quote from Agatha Christie - "An archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her." Ain't that the truth? Happy Valentine's Day, m'dear.

    • Paradise7 profile imageAUTHOR

      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thanks for the comments, Gypsy and Capedium.

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      Ov Overo 

      6 years ago from Oklahoma

      It's interesting. Way to go...

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up, awesome and beautiful. Such wonderful quotes and lovely pictures. Super hub. Have a very Happy Valentine's Day!

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