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120 Inspiring Love Quotes Of All Time

120 Inspiring Love Quotes Of All Time

120 Inspiring Love Quotes Of All Time

Here are 120 of the most romantic and inspiring love quotes that will warm your heart.

“A book without words is like love without a kiss; it’s empty.” – Andrew Wolfe

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman

“A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.” – Honore de Balzac

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” – C.S. Lewis

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles Schulz

“And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.” – Paul McCartney

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” – Hemingway

“Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” –Ernest Hemingway

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Don’t forget I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Notting Hill

“Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.”

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” – Carl Sagan

“Fortune and love favor the brave.” – Ovid

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides

“Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.” – Wizard of Oz

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa

“I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can’t really be felt, truly, by one.” – Sean Penn

“I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft

“I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I’m open to anything that will happen to me.” – Nicole Kidman

“I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.” – Dirty Dancing

“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

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Tennyson

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse

“If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne

“If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.” – Erich Fromm

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Neitzsche

“It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together… and I knew it.” – Tom Hanks, Sleepless In Seattle

“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa

“Life is messy. Love is messier.” – Catch and Release

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“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” –Oprah Winfrey

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama

“Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” – Karl A. Menninger

“Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Love in its essence is spiritual fire.” – Seneca

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” – Albert Einstein

“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 a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.” – Barbara de Angelis

“Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell

“Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” – John Lennon

“Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people; you can set your watch by them. And that’s love, even if it doesn’t seem very exciting.” – Sylvester Stallone

“Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.”

“Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” – Paulo Coelho

“Love is blind. It will take over your mind. What you think is love, is truly not. You need to elevate your mind.” – Eve

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is a quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers

“Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.” – Eminem

“Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.” – Sarah Dessen

“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson

“Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.” – Lao Tzu

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.” – Pablo Neruda

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.” – James Thurber

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” – Andre Breton

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare

“Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” – Ali MacGraw, Love Story

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” –Anaïs Nin

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” – James A. Baldwin

“Love to me is someone telling me, ‘I want to be with you for the rest of my life, and if you needed me to I’d jump out of a plane for you.” – Jennifer Lopez

“Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.” – Lord Byron

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.” – Wayne Dyer

“Men are a luxury. Not a necessity.” – Cher

“My heart is, and always will be, yours.” – Sense and Sensibility

“Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” – Sophocles

“Only time can heal your broken heart, just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.” – Miss Piggy

“Our first and last love is self-love.”—Christian Nestell Bovee

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.” – Bette Davis

“Sexiness is a state of mind – a comfortable state of being. It’s about loving yourself in your most unlovable moments.” – Halle Berry

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence.” – Albert Ellis

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.

“That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – The Notebook

“The best proof of love is trust.” – Joyce Brothers

“The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

“The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich

“The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.” – Jennifer Aniston

“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that.” – Woody Allen

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.” – Elbert Hubbard

“The more one judges, the less one loves.” – Honore de Balzac

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz

“The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.” – Henry Miller

“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.” – John Lennon

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”– Alfred Tennyson

“To be brave is to love unconditionally without expecting anything in return.” – Madonna

“To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.” – T. Tolis

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde

“True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” – Erich Segal

“Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.” – Milan Kundera

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky

“We are most alive when we’re in love.” – John Updike

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“We love the things we love for what they are.” – Robert Frost

“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgment called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” – Kim McMillen

“When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.” – Blaise Pascal

“When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.” – Harry Palmer

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

“When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It’s like death.” – Dennis Quaid

“Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“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

“You don’t marry someone you can live with – you marry the person who you cannot live without.”

“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

“You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

“You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.” – Henry Drummond

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

“Your heart is free, have the courage to follow it.” – Braveheart

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi

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