Love: 55 Best Quotes Ever

Relationship advice

1. You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. 
- Dr. Seuss

2. I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. 
- Marilyn Monroe

3. It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. 
- Friedrich Nietzsche

4. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. 
- André Gide

5. The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. 
- Elie Wiesel

6. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close. 
- Pablo Neruda

7. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. 
- Lao Tzu

8. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. 
- Marilyn Monroe

9. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. 
- Jane Austen

10. Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all. 
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

11. The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. 
- Chuck Palahniuk

12. When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. 
- Mahatma Gandhi

13. Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. 
- Zelda Fitzgerald

14. I would always rather be happy than dignified. 
- Charlotte Brontë

15. Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful. 
- Milan Kundera

16. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing 
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.

17. When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about. 
- Rumi

18. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

19. I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt. 
- Maya Angelou

20. It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. 
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

21. If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were. 
- Kahlil Gibran

22. Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. 
- Bertrand Russell

23. My dear,
Find what you love and let it kill you.
Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.
Let it kill you and let it devour your remains.
For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it’s much better to be killed by a lover.
~ Falsely yours 
- Charles Bukowski

24. I think... if it is true that 
there are as many minds as there 
are heads, then there are as many 
kinds of love as there are hearts. 
- Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
25. Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart. 
- Charles Dickens

26. Who, being loved, is poor? 
- Oscar Wilde

27. What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst. 
- Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

28. Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another. 
- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

29. One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love. 
- Sophocles

30. A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. 
- Kurt Vonnegut

31. The heart has its reasons which reason knows not. 
- Blaise Pascal

32. We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and—in spite of True Romance magazines—we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don't see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness. 
- Hunter S. Thompson

33. Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. 
- François de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims

34. When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again. 
- Albert Einstein

35. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach 
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

36. Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. 
- Charles M. Schulz

37. The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only. 
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

38. You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince 
- E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey

39. Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing... 
- Elizabeth Gilbert

40. Sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love 
- Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

41. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. 
- Gautama Buddha

42. Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. 
- Iris Murdoch

43. Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage. 
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

44. I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved.
- George Eliot

45. Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, 
That I shall say good night till it be morrow. 
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

46. If a thing loves, it is infinite. 
- William Blake

47. Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel. 
- Doris Lessing

48. There is always something left to love. 
- Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

49. There's a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her. 
- Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

50. There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. 
- Vincent van Gogh

51. The best things in life make you sweaty. 
- Edgar Allan Poe

52. If I love you, what business is it of yours? 
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

53. Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart. 
- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

54. Woman is sacred; the woman one loves is holy. 
- Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

55. People should fall in love with their eyes closed. 
- Andy Warhol

56. I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination. 
- John Keats


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