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True Inspirational Love Quotes

Updated on October 14, 2015

What is love? Find your favorite inspirational love quotes and sad love quotes or add your own!

Love Quotes

  • "We live in a culture in which love is equated with emotion. Love is romance under the stars amidst violins in the moonlight. The first thing is to understand that there is a big difference between being in love with someone and fully loving them." (John R. Bisagno)
  • "The first duty of love is to listen." (Paul Tillich)
  • "There is only one sort of love, but there are a thousand copies." (Franois De La Rochefoucauld)


Inspirational Love Quotes


  • "If there is anything better than to be loved then it is loving." (Author Unknown)
  • "A lady of forty-seven who had been married for twenty-seven years and has six children knows what love really is and once described it for me like this: "Love is what you’ve been through with somebody."" (James Thurber)

"True love is like an eternal flame…

It will continue to burn in all eternity."

(Stacey Chillemi)

  • "The course of true love never did run smooth." (William Shakespeare)
  • "When two are in love, it’s like two rivers running into each other. They become one." (Author Unknown)
  • "If you truly love someone, then distance does not matter to the mind or the heart." (Stacey Chillemi)

  • "Love is the most important ingredient to any meaningful relationship. It is fundamental to true significance. Your quality of life is directly tied to the amount of love flowing in you and through you to others. Though it’s often overlooked, love is infinitely more valuable than riches, fame, and honor. They will pass away, but love remains. You can be fulfilled without these, but not without love." (Stephen & Alex Kendrick)

  • "We are two travelers going the same way! Loving you is the luxury I did not expect from life!" (Minister X)

  • "Love is the surest winner when faced against any and all threats and oppositions. It is of the essence of the champion." (Joshua Miller)

  • "Who, being loved, is poor?" (Oscar Wilde)

  • "The giving of love is an education in itself." (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  • "You can’t force someone to love you; all you can do is become someone who can be loved; the rest is up to them." (Unknown Author)


"There are only four questions of value in life:

What is sacred?

Of what is the spirit made?

What is worth living for?

What is worth dying for?

The answer to each is the same. Only love."

(Don Juan de Marco)


"There is a certain comfort in being loved,

And I wear you comfortably."

(Robert e. Kogan)


Cute Love Quotes


  • "Love is a dog from hell." (Charles Bukowski)
  • "Finding you was luckier than waking up in a field of four-leaf clovers." (Jim McCann)
  • "Love is a hot fudge sundae." (Steve Hotchner)
  • "True love is a friendship set on fire." (Guy A. Zona)
  • "Love is a many trousered thing." (Louise Renninson)

Short Love Quotes


  • "Love is stronger than pride." (Sade)
  • "Love is a battlefield." (Annalisa Daughety)
  • "Love is a sweet chain." (James R. Martel)
  • "Love is a choice." (R. Hemfelt et al.)
  • "Love is a verb." (Gary Chapman)
  • "Love is the higher law." (David Levithan)
  • "Love is something that you do." (John R. Bisagno)
  • "Love is the best medicine." (Nick Trout)


Sad Love Quotes


  • "Loving someone who is not loving you is extremely difficult. It goes against our natural tendencies." (Gary Chapman)
  • "Sometimes circumstances and people make it almost impossible to love successfully." (Gary Chapman)
  • "Loving you is like walking on broken glass." (Jessica M. Robinson)
  • "Man knows that there is love, but he does not know what love is." (Emanuel Swedenborg)

"If you felt you were in love,

However fell out of love,

then it was not love to begin with, it was infatuation."

(Donna R. Brown)

"It is as though a dam has erupted from deep inside of me.

There is nowhere to run or hide from all the pain;

My heart and soul scream because of your deception."

(Donna R. Brown)

  • "Loving you is no walk in the park." (Susan Wiggs)


Love Sayings and Proverbs


  • "Love laughs at locksmiths." (William Shakespeare)
  • "Three things are hard to hide: a cough, poverty and love." (Yiddish proverb)
  • "In love and war no time should be lost." (American proverb)
  • "Love is to dainty a food to live upon alone." (American proverb)

"Where love fails we espy all faults.

Faults are thick where love is thin."

(Welsh proverb)

  • "Hot love is soon cold." (Derbyshire, a proverb)
  • "Love expels jealousy." (French proverb)
  • "Love subdues all but the ruffian’s heart." (French proverb)

  • "Love demands faith, and faith steadfastness." (Italian proverb)
  • "To love and to be wise is impossible." (Spanish proverb)
  • "Love rules his kingdom without a sword." (English proverb)
  • "Love for a person extends even to the crows on his roof." (Chinese proverb)

  • "Couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking." (Chinese proverb)
  • "Let your Love be like the misty rain, coming softly, but flooding the river." (Madagascan proverb)
  • "Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one." (Japanese proverb)


Family Love Quotes


  • "In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony." (Eva Burrows)
  • "The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother." (Henry Ward Beecher)
  • "The real question isn’t whether or not you love your kids, but how well are you able to demonstrate your love and caring so that your children really feel loved." (Stephanie Marston)
  • "The greatest gift you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance." (Brian Tracy)
  • "Expect the things to which fate bends you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all of your heart". (Marcus Aurelius)


Celebrity Love Quotes


  • "Love is one of the hardest words to say and one of the easiest to hear." (Johnny Depp)
  • "We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get going on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it." (John Lennon)

  • "The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain." (Jennifer Aniston)
  • "You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness." (Julia Roberts)
  • "True love cannot be found where it does not truly exist; nor it can be hidden where it does." (David Schwimmer)

  • "I’m just a big believer in ‘you must love yourself before you can love anybody else,’ and I think for me that breeds the most inspired relationships." (Scarlett Johansson)

  • "We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." (Angelina Jolie)
  • "Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman." (Angelina Jolie)

  • "It's fun to be hopelessly in love. It's dangerous, but it's fun." (Keanu Reeves)

  • "To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy." (Leonardo DiCaprio)

  • "We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." (Angelina Jolie)
  • "Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman." (Angelina Jolie)

  • "Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything." (Katharine Hepburn)
  • "I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent." (Marylin Monroe)
  • "Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved." (Vivien Leigh)

  • "It's fun to be hopelessly in love. It's dangerous, but it's fun." (Keanu Reeves)
  • "To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy." (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  • "Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then." (Anthony Hopkins)

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    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      5 years ago

      @tattwurn: Yes, especially Angie's :) Thanks!

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      tattuwurn 

      5 years ago

      You're welcome. You're very diligent in compiling them; also the celebrity quotes are entirely new to me, their philosophies of love are really interesting. :)

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      5 years ago

      @FullOfLovesSites: Thank you for stopping by and for the votes up :) I love the quotes, too!

      @tattuwurn: I tried to compile some unique love quotes you won't find everywhere else on the Web. Thanks for the votes and the comment!

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      tattuwurn 

      5 years ago

      I love love quotes! Love your lovely love quotes compilation... even the sad love quotes. Voted up and beautiful. :)

    • FullOfLoveSites profile image

      FullOfLoveSites 

      5 years ago from United States

      Gotten lost myself reading those lovely love quotes. Hehehe. Voted up and beautiful. :)

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      6 years ago

      Thanks, Billy! I did a lot of research and went through a lot of books to collect these quotes.

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well....I....love it! I'm a sucker for love quotes....I'm a sucker for love...you have done well here my friend!

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for contributing with your own quote, girishpuri. I'm glad you like this collection of love quotes and thanks for the vote up, too :)

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      Girish puri 

      6 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      An excellent collection of love quotes. Add one more,

      Love is nothing but sincerity between the two - girishpuri.

      nice hub, voted up

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      6 years ago

      Thank you, Julie :) It took me quite some time to gather love quotes that weren't on every other website on the Web.

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      Julieonline 

      6 years ago

      Fabulous Hub! Voted up and pined on my hubpages board.

    • vox vocis profile imageAUTHOR

      Jasmine 

      6 years ago

      @thelyricwriter: Yeap, Angelina is bisexual (I suppose the second quote by Mrs. Jolie surprised you :)) Thanks for stopping by!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia

      Voted up and across but funny. Love all the quotes! Very interesting article Vox. Hope all is well my friend. You did a great job on this. Surprised by Mrs. Jolie. Great quote by her.

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