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Love is a universal feeling that touches every heart in unique ways. It can bring joy, comfort, and deep connections with others. 

This article brings together 150 amazing quotes about love from various thinkers, writers, and artists. 

Each quote captures different aspects of love, from its challenges to its triumphs.

These quotes are gathered to inspire, reflect, and celebrate the many forms love can take. 

Whether you’re in love, have loved, or are dreaming about love, these words will resonate with you. 

They remind us of the importance of love in our lives and how it shapes our experiences and relationships.

Read through these quotes to find comfort, joy, and wisdom. You might find a quote that perfectly expresses your feelings or discover new perspectives on love. 

Each quote is a window into the depths of human emotion and thought on what it means to love and be loved.

[Also Read: 15 Hard Truths About Falling In Love]

Quotes About Love

  1. “Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” — Osho
  2. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” — David Viscott
  3. “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” — Franklin P. Jones
  4. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” — Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  5. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” — Audrey Hepburn
  6. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou
  7. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” — Aristotle
  8. “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” — Marilyn Monroe
  9. “Love is a better teacher than duty.” — Albert Einstein
  10. “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” — Blaise Pascal
  11. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  12. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu
  13. “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.” — William Shakespeare
  14. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  15. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” — Henry David Thoreau
  16. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” — Robert Frost
  17. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” — Oscar Wilde
  18. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  19. “When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.” — Blaise Pascal
  20. “Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other.” — Felix Adler
  21. “Where there is love there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  22. “Love in its essence is spiritual fire.” — Seneca
  23. “Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  24. “Love is the poetry of the senses.” — Honoré de Balzac
  25. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” — Emily Brontë
  26. “To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.” — Madonna
  27. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” — Andre Breton
  28. “Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” — Peter Ustinov
  29. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” — Victor Hugo
  30. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” — Plato
  31. “Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.” — Euripides
  32. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
  33. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss
  34. “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” — Erich Segal
  35. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” — Herman Hesse
  36. “The best proof of love is trust.” — Joyce Brothers
  37. “Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.” — Mother Teresa
  38. “Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  39. “Love is the only gold.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson
  40. “True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.” — Nicholas Sparks
  41. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” — Nicholas Sparks
  42. “Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.” — John Lennon
  43. “Love is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.” — Rabindranath Tagore
  44. “To love at all is to be vulnerable.” — C.S. Lewis
  45. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” — Eva Gabor
  46. “A life without love is like a year without summer.” — Swedish Proverb
  47. “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” — Vincent Van Gogh
  48. “Love is not something you feel. It is something you do.” — David Wilkerson
  49. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” — Charles Dickens
  50. “We love because it’s the only true adventure.” — Nikki Giovanni
  51. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” — David Viscott
  52. “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” — Zora Neale Hurston
  53. “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” — Voltaire
  54. “Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.” — Ursula K. Le Guin
  55. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” — Princess Diana
  56. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” — C.S. Lewis
  57. “The art of love is largely the art of persistence.” — Albert Ellis
  58. “Do all things with love.” — Og Mandino
  59. “Love is a friendship set to music.” — Joseph Campbell
  60. “There is no limit to the power of loving.” — John Morton
  61. “Love is a journey from the first blush to the last tear.” — Attraction Diary
  62. “In true love, you attain freedom.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
  63. “Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.” — Tom Wolfe
  64. “Love is the bridge between two hearts.” — Attraction Diary
  65. “True love stories never have endings.” — Richard Bach
  66. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is key to love.” — Beyoncé
  67. “Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the water of adversity and grief.” — Robert Fulghum
  68. “A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.” — George Herbert
  69. “Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.” — Zane Grey
  70. “Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
  71. “Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.” — Barbara De Angelis
  72. “Love is not blind—it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.” — Rabbi Julius Gordon
  73. “Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever.” — Audre Lorde
  74. “Only love can heal the wounds of the past.” — Attraction Diary
  75. “The echo of your laughter is the second song of my heart.” — Attraction Diary
  76. “Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.” — William Shakespeare
  77. “Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.” — Fulton J. Sheen
  78. “Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.” — Barbara De Angelis
  79. “Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” — Karl Menninger
  80. “Love is the absence of judgment.” — Dalai Lama XIV
  81. “When love speaks, the voice of all the gods makes heaven drowsy with the harmony.” — William Shakespeare
  82. “To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life.” — Pablo Neruda
  83. “Love doesn’t just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.” — Ursula K. Le Guin
  84. “Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite.” — Attraction Diary
  85. “The heart is forever inexperienced.” — Henry David Thoreau
  86. “Love is when you give someone a piece of your soul you never knew was missing.” — Torquato Tasso
  87. “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” — Frank Sinatra
  88. “With love, you can live even without happiness.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky
  89. “Love is a force more formidable than any other.” — Barbara de Angelis
  90. “Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  91. “Love is a wild force that cannot be contained or defined, but felt and cherished.” — Attraction Diary
  92. “In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.” — Madame de Stael
  93. “Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.” — Ben Hecht
  94. “Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.” — Dolly Parton
  95. “To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.” — T. Tolis
  96. “In love, one and one are one.” — Jean-Paul Sartre
  97. “The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.” — Maureen Duffy
  98. “Love is not a because, it’s a no matter what.” — Jodi Picoult
  99. “When you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.” — Leo Tolstoy
  100. “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” — Voltaire
  101. “Love is the infinite placed within the reach of poodles. I have my dignity!” — Louis-Ferdinand Céline
  102. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more.” — Nicholas Sparks
  103. “Every love story is a ghost story in disguise.” — Original
  104. “Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules.” — Tom Robbins
  105. “Love does not die easily. It is a living thing that thrives in the garden of the heart.” — Original
  106. “When love is not madness, it is not love.” — Pedro Calderón de la Barca
  107. “Love is a game that two can play and both can win.” — Eva Gabor
  108. “Love is friendship caught fire.” — Laura Hendricks
  109. “If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.” — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  110. “Love is a better master than duty.” — Albert Einstein
  111. “We are shaped and fashioned by those we love.” — Goethe
  112. “Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.” — Barbara De Angelis
  113. “Love transforms; it simultaneously makes us larger and limits our possibilities.” — Original
  114. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  115. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” — Eden Ahbez
  116. “Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.” — James Thurber
  117. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” — Sophocles
  118. “Love is not merely a feeling; it is a commitment, an action, an act of sacrifice.” — Original
  119. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” — Dalai Lama XIV
  120. “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” — Vincent van Gogh
  121. “The first duty of love is to listen.” — Paul Tillich
  122. “Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” — John Lennon
  123. “Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” — Paulo Coelho
  124. “Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever.” — Erich Fromm
  125. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” — Charles Dickens
  126. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” — Joan Crawford
  127. “Love is not something you protect. It’s something you risk.” — Original
  128. “When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.” — Elizabeth Bowen
  129. “Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.” — E.E. Cummings
  130. “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
  131. “Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.” — Torquato Tasso
  132. “Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.” — Barbara De Angelis
  133. “In love, the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.” — Erich Fromm
  134. “Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.” — Thomas Dewar
  135. “Love is not just a verb, it’s you looking in the mirror.” — Kendrick Lamar
  136. “Love is a wild force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to capture it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” — Paulo Coelho
  137. “Love means having to say you’re sorry every fifteen minutes.” — John Lennon
  138. “Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.” — Ben Hecht
  139. “Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” — Franklin P. Jones
  140. “Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day.” — Original
  141. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” — A. A. Milne
  142. “Love doesn’t just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.” — Ursula K. Le Guin
  143. “Love is seeing the world through another’s eyes.” — Original
  144. “Love is a force more powerful than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.” — Barbara De Angelis
  145. “Love is a choice. You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” — Sam Keen
  146. “Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” — Sam Keen
  147. “There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” — Bryant H. McGill
  148. “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” — Voltaire
  149. “Love is the expansion of two natures in such a fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other.” — Felix Adler
  150. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow—this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

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