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150+ Best Love Quotes of All Time

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Love is an emotion that strikes to the bottoms of our souls. The sensation of falling in love often sends someone spinning into new territory, where passion, vulnerability and yearning all converge on the image of the person who we love.

And yet, there are so many kinds of love: from new love to a love that has grown old together; from love that accepts all the beloved’s imperfections, to love that makes us want to soar to new heights.

Little wonder, then, that so many words have been written on love! Choosing the best of them isn’t easy, but the following is our list of some of the most beautiful, profound, relatable and sharable things that have been said about love.

I love you quotes

“I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.”

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“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.”

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Love quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.”

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Love quote by Tyler Knott Gregson

“I choose you and I’ll choose you over and over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I’ll keep choosing you.”

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Love quote by Unknown

“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.”

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Love quote by A. A. Milne

“When I say I love you more, I don’t mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us, I love you more than any fight we will ever have. I love you more than the distance between us, I love you more than any obstacle that could try and come between us. I love you the most.”

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Love quote by Unknown

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”

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Love quote by J. R. R. Tolkein

“I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.”

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Love quote by Zelda Fitzgerald

Short love quotes

“Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.”

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Love quote by Truman Capote

“Love prefers twilight to daylight.”

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Love quote by Oliver Wendall Holmes, Sr.

“Love is the poetry of the senses.”

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Love quote by Honore de Balzac

“Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.”

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Love quote by Anne Campbell

“It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.”

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Love quote by Thomas Mann

“The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.”

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Love quote by Anais Nin

“If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.”

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Love quote by Benjamin Franklin

“Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest.”

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Love quote by Henry Van Dyke

“Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.”

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Love quote by Thomas Aquinas

“People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.”

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Love quote by Ken Kesey

“If you wished to be loved, love.”

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Love quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.”

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Love quote by Samuel Richardson

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

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Love quote by Franklin P. Jones

“When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.”

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Love quote by Helen Hunt Jackson

“Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.”

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Love quote by Tom Wolfe

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.”

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Love quote by Nicholas Sparks

“Where there is love there is life.”

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Love quote by Mahatma Gandhi

“I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.”

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Love quote by George Eliot

“Love conquers all.”

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Love quote by Virgil

“Great thoughts come from the heart.”

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Love quote by Luc de Clapiers

“If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.”

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Love quote by Lynda Barry

“Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.”

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Love quote by Duke Ellington

“The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.”

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Love quote by Martin Buber

Real love quotes

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

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Love quote by Paulo Coelho

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”

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Love quote by James Baldwin

“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.”

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Love quote by Bruce Lee

“Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.”

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Love quote by Khalil Gibran

“Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.”

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Love quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“I love no woman, for love is a serious business, not a jest.”

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Love quote by Marie de France

“We are born of love; Love is our mother.”

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Love quote by Rumi

“The chance to love and be loved exists no matter where you are.”

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Love quote by Oprah Winfrey

“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”

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Love quote by William Shakespeare

“Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.”

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Love quote by Anais Nin

“I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.”

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Love quote by Theodore Dreiser

“Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.”

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Love quote by Thornton Wilder

“There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.”

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Love quote by May Sarton

“If you want to be loved, be lovable.”

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Love quote by Ovid

“Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.”

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Love quote by Karl A. Menninger

“The giving of love is an education in itself.”

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Love quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

“You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.”

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Love quote by Robert Louis Stevenson

“When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.”

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Love quote by Blaise Pascal

“You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.”

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Love quote by Henry Drummond

“Out of five hundred who speak glibly of love, not one can spell the first letter of his name.”

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Love quote by Marie de France

Sad love quotes

“Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.”

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Love quote by Iris Murdoch

“The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.”

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Love quote by Benjamin Disraeli

“All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.”

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Love quote by Ovid

“The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.”

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Love quote by Honore de Balzac

“Take away love and our earth is a tomb.”

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Love quote by Robert Browning

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”

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Love quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That’s a gift that you have received from God. Don’t waste it.”

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Love quote by Laura Ingalls Wilder

“If you do not love me, I shall not be loved. If I do not love you, I shall not love.”

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Love quote by Samuel Beckett

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.”

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Love quote by Henry Van Dyke

“The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.”

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Love quote by Henry Miller

“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.”

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Love quote by Julia Roberts

“Love dies only when growth stops.”

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Love quote by Pearl S. Buck

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.”

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Love quote by Richard Bach

“Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.”

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Love quote by Nathaniel Hawthorne

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.”

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Love quote by Washington Irving

“Be of love a little more careful than of anything.”

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Love quote by e.e. cummings

True love quotes

“Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.”

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Love quote by Boethius

“Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.”

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Love quote from 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love recognizes no barriers.”

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Love quote by Maya Angelou

“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.”

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Love quote by Vincent Van Gogh

“Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.”

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Love quote by Thomas Merton

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”

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Love quote by Carl Sagan

“Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.”

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Love quote by Dwight L. Moody

“One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.”

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Love quote by Karl. A. Menniger

“The best proof of love is trust.”

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Love quote by Joyce Brothers

“The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.”

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Love quote by the Dalai Lama

“True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together.”

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Love quote by Ricardo Montalban

“The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity – love. And the story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.”

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Love quote by Helen Hayes

“A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.”

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Love quote by Stendhal

“Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.”

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Love quote by William Law

“Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.”

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Love quote by Mortimer Adler

“First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.”

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Love quote by George Bernard Shaw

“Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.”

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Love quote by Theodor W. Adorno

“In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.”

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Love quote by Madame de Stael

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”

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Love quote by Victor Hugo

“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.”

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Love quote by Alexander Smith

“When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.”

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Love quote by Gwendolyn Brooks

“The thing is that love gives us a ringside seat on somebody else’s flaws, so of course you’re gonna spot some things that kinda need to be mentioned. But often the romantic view is to say, ‘If you loved me, you wouldn’t criticise me.’ Actually, true love is often about trying to teach someone how to be the best version of themselves.”

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Love quote by Alain de Botton

Couple quotes

“Choose your love, love your choice.”

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Love quote by Thomas S. Monson

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

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Love quote by Robert A. Heinlein

“You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.”

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Love quote by Werner Erhard

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”

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Love quote by Andre Breton

“Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.”

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Rainer Maria Rilke

“Oh, how a quiet love can drown out every fear.”

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Love quote by Jessina Katoff

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

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Love quote by Lao Tzu

“Love is a game that two can play and both win.”

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Love quote by Eva Gabor

“When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be.”

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Love quote by Leo Tolstoy

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”

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Love quote by Honore de Balzac

“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.”

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Love quote by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.”

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Love quote by William Blake

Romantic love quotes

“Love is space and time measured by the heart.”

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Love quote by Marcel Proust

“If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.”

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Love quote by Princess Diana

“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.”

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Love quote by Jane Austen

“Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.”

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Love quote by Helen Keller

“Love has no age, no limit; and no death.”

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Love quote by John Galsworthy

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”

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Love quote by Oscar Wilde

“If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.”

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Love quote by W. H. Auden

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”

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Love quote by Plato

“In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.”

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Love quote by Marc Chagall

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”

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Love quote by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Passionate love quotes

“The god of love lives in a state of need. It is a need. It is an urge. It is a homeostatic imbalance. Like hunger and thirst, it’s almost impossible to stamp out.”

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Love quote by Plato

“The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.”

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Love quote by Jiddu Kirishnamurti

“Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.”

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Love quote by Thomas A. Kempis

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

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Love quote by Lao Tzu

“When love is not madness, it is not love.”

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Love quote by Pedro Calderon de la Barca

“What force is more potent than love?”

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Love quote by Igor Stravinsky

“There is no remedy for love but to love more.”

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Love quote by Henry David Thoreau

“My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”

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Love quote by Andre Breton

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.”

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Love quote by Helen Rowland

“Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?”

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Love quote by Igor Stravinsky

“To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life.”

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Love quote by Pablo Neruda

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”

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Love quote by Blaise Pascal

“There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.”

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Love quote by Reese Witherspoon

“In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.”

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Love quote by Antonio Porchia

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.”

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Love quote by Bradley Whitford

Soulmate quotes

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.”

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Love quote from Song of Solomon 6:3

“Being in love is the only transcendent experience.”

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Love quote by Armistead Maupin

“The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.”

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Love quote by Tom Robbins

“Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.”

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Love quote by Barbara de Angelis

“We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.”

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Love quote by Benjamin Disraeli

Love thoughts

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”

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Love quote by Zelda Fitzgerald

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

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Love quote by Freidrich Nietzsche

“Love is a force more formidable 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.”

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Love quote by Barbara de Angelis

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”

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Love quote by Jimi Hendrix

“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.”

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Love quote by Ann Landers

“I believe there are some things in life you can’t deny or rationalize, and [love] is one of them.”

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Love quote by Cate Blanchett

“Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.”

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Love quote by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life.”

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Love quote by Joseph Conrad

“There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder.”

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Love quote by Charles Morgan

“We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.”

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Love quote by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

“Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.”

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Love quote by Plato

“I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.”

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Love quote by Audrey Hepburn

“Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.”

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Love quote by Honore de Balzac

“Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.”

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Love quote by Marc Chagall

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

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Love quote by William W. Purkey

“Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.”

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Love quote by Dianne Ackerman

“Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.”

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Love quote by George Bernard Shaw

“There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.”

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Love quote by Lorraine Hansberry

“There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.”

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Love quote by Lord Byron