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Quotes about Love

Updated on January 20, 2011

Love Quotes


50 Quotes about Love

Love isn't easy. Here are 50 quotes about love to help make sense of it all, listed in no particular order. If you like these love quotes, please be sure to thumb up this hub, and share some of your own favorite quotes about love in the comment section below!

The family is the school of duties - founded on love. -Felix Adler

For all true love is grounded on esteem. -George Villiers

Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves. -Abraham Lincoln

I was onstage and I was shocked; it hurt so badly. I thought: Why am I doing this? Why do I sing about needing to get better so she'll come back? That's a real problem I have. I don't need to get better - I need to find someone who likes me the way I am, someone who finds Chris desirable. -Chris Carrabba

How can you be in hell while you are in my heart? -Orlando Bloom

I can make no apologies for following my heart. -Gavin Rossdale

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience. -M. Scott Peck

Let's make the best of the situation / Before I finally go insane. / Please don't say we'll never find a way / And tell me all my love's in vain. -Eric Clapton

You fall into my arms. / You are the good gift of destruction's path, / When life sickens more than disease / And boldness is the root of beauty- / Which draws us together. -Boris Pasternak

You should make a woman angry if you wish her to love. -Publilius Syrus

If I speak to thee in friendship's name, thou think'st I speak too coldly, if I mention love's devoted flame, thou say'st I speak too boldly. -Sir Thomas More

When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love. -J. K. Rowling

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. -Teilhard De Chardin

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. -Joan Crawford

Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other. -William Somerset Maugham

Gravity. It keeps you rooted to the ground. In space, there's not any gravity. You just kind of leave your feet and go floating around. Is that what being in love is like? -Josh Brand and John Falsey

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it. -Martin Luther King Jr.

Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not. -C.s. Lewis

When one loves somebody everything is clear - where to go, what to do - it all takes care of itself and one doesn't have to ask anybody about anything. -Maxim Gorky

Maybe kissing is sort of like nature's coffee. -Scott Westerfeld

Love and friendship exclude each other. -Jean De La Bruyere

Love not what you are, but what you may become. -Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra

The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. -Marie Henri Beyle (stendhal)

Our righteousness is in Him, and our hope depends, not upon the exercise of grace in us, but upon the fullness of grace and love in Him, and upon His obedience unto death. -John Newton

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder. -Andre Maurois

Love the moment and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries. -Corita Kent

Love is a product of habit. -Lucretius

Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; Oh, my luve's like the melodie That's sweetly played in tune. -Robert Burns

God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction. -Richard Cecil

This love is silent. -T.s. Eliot

An old man loved is a winter with flowers. -German Proverb

Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had. -Sara Teasdale

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. -Emily Dickinson

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. -Jorge Luis Borges

From the dark end of the street -- To the bright side of the road -- We'll be lovers once again on the -- Bright side of the road. -Van Morrison

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? -Pablo Casals

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. That would mean that security is out of the question. The words "make" and "stay" become inappropriate. My love for you has no strings attached. I love you for free. -Tom Robbins

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

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

A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself -- to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart. -Leo F. Buscaglia

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. -Carl Jung

Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

All love is unrequited. All of it. -J. Michael Straczynski

Love one another (His last words). -George Harrison

They tell me that it will be hard to find a man strong enough to love my own strength and independence, and not worry about being Mr. -Diana Ross

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. -Matt Groening

Love is indestructible. It's holy flame forever burneth; from Heaven it came, to Heaven returneth. -Robert Southey

The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness. -Victor Hugo

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    Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

    Lovely - Written just in time for Valentines too. :)