Love Is Quotes

Love, an emotion as ancient as humanity itself, is a theme that has been explored through various forms of expression, from art and music to literature and philosophy. It is a universal experience that connects people across cultures and time, embodying a spectrum of feelings, from the most sublime joys to the deepest sorrows. The notion of love has been dissected and celebrated, criticized and revered, providing an endless source of inspiration and contemplation for poets, writers, and thinkers around the world.

Quotes about love capture the essence of this profound emotion in a few poignant words, offering snapshots of love’s vast landscape. They serve as windows into the human soul, revealing the depth of our capacity for affection, compassion, and connection. Through these quotes, we find common ground, shared experiences, and a deeper understanding of what it means to love and be loved. They remind us of love’s power to uplift, heal, and transform, echoing through the ages as a testament to its enduring presence in our lives.

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is 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

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

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. Louise L. Hay

Love is my religion – I could die for it. John Keats

Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you. Loretta Young

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own… Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy. Robert A. Heinlein

Love is metaphysical gravity. R. Buckminster Fuller

True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice. Sadhu Vaswani

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

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

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

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. Carl Jung

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. Saint Augustine

Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. Euripides

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton

Love is space and time measured by the heart. Marcel Proust

Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good. Petrarch

In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love. Marla Gibbs

Love is a better teacher than duty. Albert Einstein

Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman’s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love. Lord Byron

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

Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice. Michael Novak

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. Maya Angelou

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

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Mother Teresa

Compassion does not just happen. Pity does, but compassion is not pity. It’s not a feeling. Compassion is a viewpoint, a way of life, a perspective, a habit that becomes a discipline – and more than anything else, compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience. Glennon Doyle Melton

With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt because love is an amazing feeling. Britney Spears

What light is to the eyes – what air is to the lungs – what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man. Robert Green Ingersoll

Love is three quarters curiosity. Giacomo Casanova

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

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh. Rumi

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. Friedrich Nietzsche

This love is silent. T. S. Eliot

I feel extremely honoured and humbled that people are showing me so much love. My fans have stood by me through thick and thin, and I think this love is what makes my concerts house-full. Yo Yo Honey Singh

Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price. St. Jerome

To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken. Nick Cannon

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

Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. Julius Gordon

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. Washington Irving

As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold. Jonathan Swift

Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love. Leo Buscaglia

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. George Bernard Shaw

Love is so short, forgetting is so long. Pablo Neruda

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another. Thomas Merton

I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect. Taylor Swift

The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars’ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get. Warren Buffett

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

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love is whatever you can still betray. Betrayal can only happen if you love. John le Carre

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. Elie Wiesel

Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy. Sai Baba

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind. Theophile Gautier

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

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

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

Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing. Torquato Tasso

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. Stevie Wonder

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht

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

I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community. Lady Gaga

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

For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out. Richard Burton

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. Yogi Berra

When love is gone, there’s always justice. And when justice is gone, there’s always force. And when force is gone, there’s always Mom. Hi, Mom! Laurie Anderson

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all. Soren Kierkegaard

Cooking well, with love, is an art. Asha Bhosle

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment. Mahatma Gandhi

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding. Ellen G. White

Life is a game and true love is a trophy. Rufus Wainwright

The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin

Love is being stupid together. Paul Valery

Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it. Pope John Paul II

Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories. Ariana Grande

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

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

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 is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. Robert Frost

Infinite love is the only truth. Everything else is illusion. David Icke

In family relationships, ‘love’ is really spelled ‘t-i-m-e,’ time. Taking time for each other is the key for harmony at home. Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames. Thomas Moore

Life is pain and the enjoyment of love is an anesthetic. Cesare Pavese

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

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 is the greatest refreshment in life. Pablo Picasso

Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it’s a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes. Gwendoline Christie

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. Wayne Dyer

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation. Rabindranath Tagore

The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillich

Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night. A. J. McLean

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows. Paulo Coelho

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye. Jimi Hendrix

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

Love is a serious mental disease. Plato

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart. Honore de Balzac

They say that love is blind, but it’s trauma that’s blind. Love sees what is. Neil Strauss

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