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.
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.
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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