This article is about the love quotes.
Love Quotes For the Way You Feel
What are the best love quotes? One of the things you will notice is that although these quotes all deal with the emotion called love, they all describe it differently. This is because love is a universal emotion but at the same time also a uniquely personal experience. We hope that these love quotes - ranging from the poignant to the irreverent - will help you express your feelings better.
The illustrations to these love quotes are drawn from a variety of public domain sources and are meant to engance the text. The large comic book image is from "Pictorial Love Stories" and is made available by the kind permission of the publisher pursuant to a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.
|The heart has its reasons which reason does not understand. -- Blaise Pascal|
|Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens -- The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away. -- John Steinbeck, in a letter to his son, offering advice about love.|
|The only love worthy of a name is unconditional. -- John Powell |
|A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. -- Mistinguette [about Mistinguette, a French singer and actress]|
|Love is like war; easy to begin but hard to stop. -- H.L. Mencken|
|Real love and truth are stronger than any evil or misfortune. -- Charles Dickens|
|Love is all a woman has to give, but it is the only thing which God permits us to carry beyond the grave. -- Theodore Dreiser|
|I believe in falling in love, spontaneously, ardently, but I do not believe in falling into a quagmire. I cannot approve of those marrying who have no points in common. -- Judd|
|There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear. -- The Bible, I John iv|
|Come live with me and be my love,|
And we will all the pleasure prove
That hills and vallies, dales and fields,
Woods or steepy mountains yields.
-- Christopher Marlowe
|Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw. -- Fran Lebowitz |
|Like Dian's kiss, masked, unsought,|
Love gives itself, but is not bought.
|Love, like death, the universal leveller of mankind. -- Congreve|
|Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. -- Old Testament, Solomon's Song|
|Love is not to be purchased and affection has no price. -- St. Jerome|
|Smooth love - that is to say, a passion without rubs, a passion without passion - is like a sleepy stream that is hardly seen to give motion to a straw. -- Richardson|
|Early love is frequently ambitious in choosing its object. -- Sir Walter Scott|
|Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same. -- Voltaire|
|Life! What art thou without love? -- E. Moore|
|Only through Love can we attain communion with God. -- Albert Schweitzer|
|Love sought is good, but given unsought isbetter. -- Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act iii. Sc. 1.|
|One word frees us from all of the weight and pain of life: That word is love. -- Sophocles|
|Love something far more than the desire for sexual intercourse it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the better part of their lives. -- Bertrand Russell, "The Place of Love in Human Life"|
|Love is a mystery, which when solved, evaporates. The same holds for music. -- Ned Borem|
|Love is the child of freedom, never that of domination. -- Erich Fromm|
|Love most concealed doth itself discover. -- Walter Davison|
|When a man is in love he endures more than at other times; he submits to everything. -- Nietzche|
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