Famous Love Quotes

There is no instinct like that of the heart. – Lord Byron

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. – Robert Frost

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Franklin P. Jones

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable. – Victor Hugo

Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life. – Lord Byron

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

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. – Mahatma Gandhi

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears. – Woodrow Wyatt

A woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea. – HonorĂ© de Balzac

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. – Bertrand Russell

All mankind love a lover. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away. – Elbert Hubbard

Do not marry a man to reform him. That is what reform schools are for. – Mae West

All men, even the most surly are influenced by affection. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Brief is life but love is long. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

But love is blind, and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit. – William Shakespeare

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all. – William Thackeray

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Bart, with $10,000, we’d be millionaires! We could buy all kinds of useful things like…love! – Homer Simpson

Brief is life but love is long. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. – Iris Murdoch

To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love in others only what they lend him, their own selves, their version of him. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones

To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
Whenever you’re right, shut up. – Ogden Nash

Soul meets soul on lover’s lips.
by Percy Bysshe Shelly

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out. – Elizabeth Bowen

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

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another’s heart, or its flame burns low. – Henry Ward Beecher

The loving are the daring. – Bayard Taylor

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

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry. – Rita Rudner

Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end. – Germaine De Stael

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy. – Marguerite De Valois

The best portion of a good man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, Of kindness and of love. – William Wordsworth

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch. – Cathy Carlyle

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. – Benjamin Disraeli

Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There’s too much fraternizing with the enemy. – Henry Kissinger

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed: our love to others, and others’ love to us. – Thomas Trahern

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