Best Love Quotes

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"Grow old with me,
the best is yet to be."

– Robert Browning

"Love is patient, love is kind,
love is forever, yours and mine."

"To love is to find pleasure
in the happiness
of the person loved."
– Leibnix

"If I know what love is,
it is because of you."

– Herman Hesse

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
~ Plato

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
~ Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) 

Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart.
~ Unknown

Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs.
~ Ovid

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-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
~ Henry David Thoreau

When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
~ Natalie Clifford Barney

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Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
~ David Byrne

The past is behind us, love is in front and all around us.
~ Terri Guillemets

It is not that love is blind. It is that love sees with a painter's eye, finding the essence that renders all else background.
~ Robert Brault,

The music may have stopped but my heart beats to another tune, this rhythm called love.
~ A.C. Van Cherub

I don't pretend to know what love is for everyone, but I can tell you what it is for me; love is knowing all about someone, and still wanting to be with them more than any other person, love is trusting them enough to tell them everything about yourself, including the things you might be ashamed of, love is feeling comfortable and safe with someone, but still getting weak knees when they walk into a room and smile at you.
~ Anonymous

Love is a burning desire,
That makes your heart light on fire,
Love is being with you,
Someone saying I love you too,
Love is your tender kiss,
Something you don't want to miss,
Love is you and me,
And that is all I see.
~ Anonymous

Platonic love is love from the neck up.
~ Thyra Smater Winsolow

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"Love is how you earn your wings."
~ Karen Goldman

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 We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly embracing each other.
~ Luciano de Crescenzo

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
~ William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night's Dream, 1595

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
~ George Moore

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
~ Kahlil Gibran

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
~ Charles Morgan

Sunshine surrounds the earth as love surrounds our souls.
~ Terri Guillemets

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
~ D.H. Lawrence

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.
~ Unknown

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.
~ Claudia Ghandi

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
~ Karen Sunde

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You rose into my life like a promised sunrise, brightening my days with the light in your eyes. I've never been so strong. Now I'm where I belong.
~ Maya Angelou

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

Love comeforteth like sunshine after rain.
~ William Shakespeare

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
~ David Viscott

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.
~ Victor Hugo

Some people come into our lives,
Leave footprints in our hearts,
And we are never ever the same.
~ Unknown

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Benefits of Love

Love me and the world is mine.
~ David Reed

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
~ John Bulwer

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.
~ Mother Teresa

Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved.
~ Christopher Paul Rubero

A lover is a man who tries to be more amiable than it is possible for him to be.
~ Nicholas de Chamfort

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Bible Verse on Love

"Love is patient, love is kind...
it always protects, always trust,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails."

~ Bible - 1 Corinthians 13:4

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"Love is being stupid together."
~ Paul Valery

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 We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.
~ Robert Fulghum, True Love

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

The eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
~ Margaret Atwood

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too.
~ Unknown, attributed to an 8-year-old named Greg

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Love means nothing in tennis, but it's everything in life.
~ Unknown

Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.
~ Unknown

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
~ Samuel Lover

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
~ Dr. Seuss

If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.
~ Anonymous

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One rose for the times we've shared and the memories we've made.
One rose for being someone I can trust.
One rose for accepting me as I am.
One rose for forgiving me the mistakes I've made.
One rose for taking the time to listen even when you don't understand or agree.
One rose for being there when I need you.
One rose for letting me be there when you need someone.
One rose for the hopes and dreams and feelings you share.
One rose for your actions that speak louder than words.
One rose for knowing when to speak and when to offer silence.
One rose for your smile that brings joy into my world.
And one rose for being one of life's most beautiful gifts.
Twelve roses because you are important to me and I love you.

~ Unknown Author

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Enduring Love

Will you love me in December as you do in May,
Will you love me in the good old fashioned way?
When my hair has all turned gray,
Will you kiss me then and say,
That you love me in December as you do in May?
~ James J. Walker

On a cloudy night, when nothing seems above, still, there is love. Always love. For something, from someone. It's never done. Never.
~ Jeb Dickerson,

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at
each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
~ Amy Bloom

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Falling in Love

"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love."
~ Albert Einstein

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Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.
~ Unknown

It's so easy to fall in love but hard to find someone who will catch you.
~ Unknown

We all want to fall in love. Why? Because that experience makes us feel completely alive. Where every sense is heightened, every emotion is magnified, our everyday reality is shattered and we are flying into the heavens. It may only last a moment, an hour, an afternoon. But that doesn't diminish its value. Because we are left with memories that we treasure for the rest of our lives.
~ Anonymous

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
Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.
~ Anonymous

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Famous Love Poems

"Grow old with me! The best is yet to be."~ Robert Browning


"How do I love thee?
Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of being and ideal grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
I love thee freely, as men strive for right.
I love thee purely, as they turn from praise.
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death."

~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Sonnet 43)

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First Love

"First Love.
What adults call puppy love and
what we thought was true love."

~ Unknown

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If you talk like best friends, Flirts like first loves, and protect each other like siblings: it was meant to be.
~ Unknown

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~ George Bernard Shaw

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“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” ― Victor Borge

Love - a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.
~ Unknown

Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots.
~ Unknown, as printed in The Hoosier Farmer

Mumps, measles, and puppy love are terrible after twenty.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

I guess, when you get down to it, a loving touch compensates for an unskilled hand about everywhere except in an airplane cockpit.
~ Robert Brault,

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Good Advice

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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, "Outside the Dog Museum"

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

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
~ Thomas Merton

The art of love... is largely the art of persistence.
~ Albert Ellis

Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that.
~ Michael Leunig

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The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
~ G.K. Chesterton

Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.
~ Ernest Hemingway

Love asks me no questions,
And gives me endless support...
~ William Shakespeare

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
~ Sam Keen

There is no remedy for love but to love more.
~  Henry David Thoreau

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Growing Love

For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
~ Rosemonde Gerard

One does not fall "in" or "out" of love. One grows in love.
~ Leo Buscaglia

This fire burns inside like a blossoming wild flower, inside you're my heart's desire. That rare loving relationship comes only once in a life time. Love grows and our bond becomes stronger. We are still taking those steps toward a brighter future. Rember how big or fast our love grows, that fire still burns brighter.
~ Alainea Miller

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"Hug Department: Always Open."
~ Unknown

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A hug is a handshake from the heart.
~ Unknown

Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.
~ Leo Buscaglia

You can't wrap love in a box, but you can wrap a person in a hug.
~ Unknown

You can't give a hug without getting a hug.
~ Unknown

Your hugs and kisses are like the stars that light up my life when things get dark.
~ Unknown

A hug is worth a thousand words.
~ Unknown

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I Love You

"A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you."
~ Unknown

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You really shouldn't say "I love you" unless you mean it.
But if you mean it, you should say it a lot.
People forget.
~ Unknown, attributed to an 8-year-old named Jessica

I love you - those three words have my life in them.
~ Alexandrea to Nicholas III 

A simple "I love you" means more than money.
~  Frank Sinatra

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
~ Charles Dickens

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I Need You

What I need to live has been given to me by the earth.
Why I need to live has been given to me by you.
~ Unknown

I'd like to run away
From you,
But if you didn't come
And find me ...
I would die.
~ Shirley Bassey 

I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes,
After the day's great sun.
~ Charles Hanson Towne

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

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Importance of Love

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"Life's greatest happiness is
to be convinced we are loved."

~ Victor Hugo

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
~ Mother Teresa

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
~ Pablo Picasso

It's better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

It has been said that we need just three things in life:
Something to do,
Something to look forward to
And someone to love.
~ Anonymous

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
~ Robert Browning

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
~ Lao Tzu

So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life.
~ John Milton

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
~ Victor Hugo

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

The greatest science in the world;
in heaven and on earth;
is love.
~ Mother Teresa

A day without love is a day without life.
~ George Van Valkenburg

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Infatuation and Love

Infatuation is when you think he's as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he's as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford - but you'll take him anyway.
~ Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975

No one can understand love who has not experienced infatuation. And no one can understand infatuation, no matter how many times he has experienced it.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

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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

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
~ Mark Overby

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
~ François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
~ Quoted by Alexandra Penney in Self

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
~ Douglas Yates

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
~ Unknown

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

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
~ Unknown

You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.
~ Unknown

No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

I'm far from perfect, but I'll be perfect for that imperfect person that's perfect for me.
~ Amanda Bynes

If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
~ Emma Goldman, The Tragedy of Women's Emancipation

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

The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.
~ Jennifer Aniston

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 don't love a woman because she is beautiful; she is beautiful because you love her.
~ Anonymous

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
~ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

It is the things in common
that make relationships enjoyable,
but it is the little differences
that make them interesting.
~ Todd Ruthman

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"Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke."
~ Lynda Barry

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Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.
~ Dan Greenburg

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
~ W. Somerset Maugham, A Writer's Notebook, 1949

When love is not madness, it is not love.
~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca

When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.
~ Bill Balance

Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
~ Lord Dewar

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
~ Miguel de Unamuno

Men should be like Kleenex...soft, strong, disposable.
~ Cher

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Everyday should
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you love.

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The most eloquent silence;
that of two mouths meeting in a kiss.
~ Unknown

Now a soft kiss -- Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.
~ John Keats

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelly

My heart smiled when you kissed my lips. What a sweet surprise!
~ Jan Arden

A kiss upon the hand of someone you truly love, is more beautiful, and more valuable than any
diamond or gem could ever be.
~ Anonymous

A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous.
~ Ingrid Bergmen

"A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years."
~ Rupert Brooke

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Love Is...

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

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Love is saying "I feel differently" instead of "You’re wrong."
~ Brandi Snyder

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
~ Eric Fromm

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
~ Unknown

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
~ Peter Ustinov

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

~ Robert Heinlein

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
~ Jean Anouilh

Love is not singular except in syllable.
~ Marvin Taylor

Love is the poetry of the senses.
~ Honoré de Balzac

Love is the greatest touch-up artist of all.
~ Robert Brault,

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

Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It's a matter of what's happening in your heart.
~ Ken Keyes

Love is the law of life.
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Love is a Mystery. You can't find it; it has to find you.
~ Unknown

Love is when you can be your true self with someone, and you only want to be your true self because of them.
~Terri Guillemets

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
~ William Shakespeare

Love is metaphysical gravity.
~ R. Buckminster Fuller

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

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
~ Eva Gabor

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
~ Unknown

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 like a bed of roses, there are many thorns. The path to true happiness lies in
learning to avoid the thorns, while enjoying the roses.
~ Lillian Carol Russell

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

Love is a friendship set to music.
~E. Joseph Cossman

Love is when you're kept up all night thinking of him, and then when you fall asleep, you find him in your dreams.
~ Anonymous

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
~ John Ciardi

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

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Necessity of Love

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
~ Frank A. Clark

[T]here is no hope for us in this painful, mysterious world save in giving ourselves to love. ~ Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens

In this horror of solitude, this need to lose his ego in exterior flesh, which man calls grandly the need for love.
~ Charles Baudelaire

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Men and Women in Love

Women in general want to be loved for what they are and
men for what they accomplish.
~ Theodor Reik

A man finds love and is satisfied. A woman finds love and insists on turning it into happiness.
~ Robert Brault,

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
~ Oscar Wilde

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Men in Love

Men love because they are afraid of themselves, afraid of the loneliness that lives in them, and need someone in whom they can lose themselves as smoke loses itself in the sky.
~ V.F. Calverton

Once a man has won a woman's love, the love is his forever. He can only lose the woman.
~ Robert Brault,

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
~ Josiah G. Holland

When a man of forty falls in love with a girl of twenty, it
isn't her youth he is seeking but his own.
~ Lenore Coffee

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Movie, Song, and TV Quotes

"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

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I would fly you to the moon and back if you'll be . . . if you'll be my baby.
~ from a song by Savage Garden  

Do I love you because you're beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?
~ Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella

Love is a many splendid thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love!
~ from the movie Moulin Rouge

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

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely.
~ M*A*S*H, Hawkeye

A bell is no bell 'til you ring it,
A song is no song 'til you sing it,
And love in your heart
Wasn’t put there to stay -
Love isn’t love
'Til you give it away.
~ Oscar Hammerstein, Sound of Music, "You Are Sixteen (Reprise)"

Life is messy. Love is messier.
~ Catch and Release

Life only starts when love comes.
~ from the movie Bill of Divorcement, 1932

When you're attracted to someone it just means that your subconscious is attracted to their subconscious, subconsciously, so what we know as fate is two neuroses knowing that they're a perfect match.
~ Jeff Arch, Nora Ephron, and David S. Ward, Sleepless in Seattle

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

Lust fades, so you'd better be with someone who can stand you.
~ Alan Zweibel and Jessie Nelson, The Story of Us

All you need is love.
~ Paul McCartney, “All You Need is Love”

No, I don’t think I will kiss you, although you need kissing, badly. That’s what’s wrong with you. You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.
~ Gone with the Wind

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

Love means never having to say you’re sorry.
~ Ali MacGraw, Love Story

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
~ Wizard of Oz

The greatest thing you'll ever learn
Is to love and be loved in return.
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Passionate Love

"Sometimes we make love with our eyes.
Sometimes we make love with our hands.
Sometimes we make love with our bodies.
Always we make love with our hearts."
~ Unknown

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We loved with a love that was more than love.
~ Edgar Allan Poe

What an infinity of bliss the possession of your love seemed to me — the future so full of passionate sweet life that my spirit shrank blinded from trying to explore it; I stopped content with the delicious sense of that moment alone.
~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens

Love! Immortality! it speedily became so hot in my breast, that I thought the geographers had misplaced the equator, and that it now ran directly through my heart. And from my heart poured out the feeling of love;—it poured forth with wild longing into the broad night. The flowers in the garden beneath my window breathed a stronger perfume. Perfumes are the feelings of flowers, and as the human heart feels most powerful emotions in the night, when it believes itself to be alone and unperceived, so also do the flowers, soft-minded, yet ashamed, appear to await for concealing darkness, that they may give themselves wholly up to their feelings, and breathe them out in sweet odours. Pour forth, ye perfumes of my heart, and seek beyond yon blue mountain for the loved one of my dreams!
~ Heinrich Heine, "The Hartz Journey" (1824), Pictures of Travel, translated from German by Charles Godfrey Leland, 1855

In a deep moment of love, thinking stops. The moment is so intriguing, the moment is so tremendously powerful, the moment is so intensely alive, that thinking stops. You are simply in awe, a great wonder surrounds you.
~ Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Your love has gone all through my body
like honey in water,
as a drug is mixed into spices,
as water is mingled with wine....
~ Unknown

I can no longer think of anything but you. In spite of myself, my imagination carries me to you. I grasp you, I kiss you, I caress you, a thousand of the most amorous caresses take possession of me.
~ Honore de Balzac, letter to Evelina Hanska, June 1836

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~ Unknown

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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. ~Tom Robbins

Who, being loved, is poor?
~ Oscar Wilde

You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.
~ Werner Erhard

Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
~ Karl Menninger

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.
~ Cher

Love doesn't sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new.
~ Ursula K. Le Guin

To love and win is the best thing.
To love and lose, the next best.
~ William M. Thackeray

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Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river.
~ Malagasy Proverb

A heart that loves is always young.
~ Greek Proverb

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.
~ Swedish Proverb

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
~ English Proverb

One who loves the vase loves also what is inside.
~ African Proverb

An old man in love is like a flower in winter.
~ Chinese Proverb

Love makes time pass; time makes love pass.
~ French Proverb

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Romance is the glamour
which turns the dust of everyday life
into a golden haze.
~ Elinor Glyn

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And what's romance?
Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it,
where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose,
and it's always daisy-time.
~ D.H. Lawrence

A true man does not need to romance a different girl every night, a true man romances the same girl for the rest of her life.
~ Ana Alas

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
~ Elizabeth Ashley

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Soul Mates

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Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
~ Emily Brontë

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
~ Zora Neale Hurston

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
~ Maya Angelou

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

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True Love

"I don't think you can keep someone you truly love
at arm's length on purpose,
they'll always end up in your arms."
~ Holly Nichole Miller

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True love is when you put someone on a pedestal,
and they fall - but you are there to catch them.
~ Unknown

Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
~ François, duc de La Rochefoucauld

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

True love is a discipline in which each divines the secret self of the other and refuses to believe in the mere daily self.
~ William Butler Yeats

I learned the real meaning of love. 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

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
~ George Jean Nathan

True love stories never have endings.
~Richard Bach (Thanks, Bonnie)

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Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.
~ Kay Knudsen

You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well.
~ Unknown

To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.
~ Unknown

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.
~ Hans Nouwens

A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.
~ Ralph W. Sockman

You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right, it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and it's good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.
~ Keith Sweat

When you smiled you had my undivided attention.
When you laughed you had my urge to laugh with you.
When you cried you had my urge to hold you.
When you said you loved me, you had my heart forever.
~ Anonymous

Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
~ Peace Pilgrim

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

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Unity of Love

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.
~ Leo Tolstoy

Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident. Your mother and I had it, we had roots that grew towards each other underground, and when all the pretty blossom had fallen from our branches we found that we were one tree and not two.
~ Louis de Bernières, Captain Corelli's Mandolin

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Women in Love

It's hard to defeat a woman in love.
~ Terri Guillemets

 A woman in love can’t be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn’t be in love.
~ Mae West

Women are made to be loved, not understood.
 ~ Oscar Wilde

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