Top 50 Famous Love Quotes


Quotes about love have been immortalized in poetry, in songs, in novels, speeches and movies. Because there are so many quotes about love out there, we have gathered the top 50 for you to peruse and select the best ones with which to express your love! 


1. “There is only one happiness in life—to love and be loved.” – George Sands


2. “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft


3. “When you are in love you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss


4. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” – Albert Einstein


5. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte


6. “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen


7. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa


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


9. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller


10. “Love one another and you will be happy; it is as simple and as difficult as that.” – Michael Leunig


11. “You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip.”  – Jonathan Carroll


12. “Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.” – W. Somerset Maugham


13. “I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


14. “Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde


15. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” – Henry David Thoreau


16. “Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.” – Henri Frederic Amiel


17. “Love: the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Mark Twain


18. “For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” – Rosemonde Gerard


19. “But to see her was to love her, love but her, and lover her forever.” – Robert Burns


20. “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” – Barbara De Angelis


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


22. “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” – Judy Garland


23. “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.”  – Heather Cortez


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


25. “In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” – Janos Arnay


26. “Love is like a friendship caught on fire: in the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee


27. “Do I love you because you’re beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you?” – Oscar Hammerstein II


28. “Love doesn’t make the world go ‘round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones


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


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


31. “Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.” – Barbara Johnson


32. “There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


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


34. “Absence diminished little passions and increases great ones, as a wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld


35. A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark


36. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi


37. “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


38. “What I feel for you seems less of earth and more of a cloudless heaven.” – Victor Hugo


39. “Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.” – Rose Franken


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


41. “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” – Mignon McLaughlin


42. “Where we love is home; home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


43. “Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong


44. “Once a man has won a woman’s love, the love is his forever. He can only lose the woman.” – Robert Brault


45. “Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much love a heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald


46. “Love, and a cough, cannot be hid.” – George Herbert


47. “Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times.” – Rita Rudner


48. “The love game is never called off on account of darkness.” – Tom Masson


49. “Love: a temporary insanity curable by marriage.” – Ambrose Bierce


50. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” – William Shakespeare



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