Secret Love Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old secret love quotes, secret love sayings, and secret love proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.

Aphra Behn

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

Pablo Neruda

I love you with all my life, but its not like you will ever know      

Amber Hope

If you love someone, tell them. For hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.

Stephanie Roogle

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Maya Angelou

I have so much that I want to say to you, but I can't say a word.

Michelle Burns

A secret love is beautiful, sweet and sacred when it's just a light infatuation; but when that person reaches over and touches you in the heart, making it alive in a way it has never known, that secret love becomes frightening, because you can never make them love you, you would never want to make them love you...but all the same, no matter which way you view it, they don't love you...and your heart doesn't know how to beat the same.     

Stefanie Schneider

Now, if you want to know my secret love, it is to be able to serve as an example.

Johnnetta B. Cole

But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the fair-haired and the blue-eyed, the bright children of life, the happy, the charming and the ordinary.

Thomas Mann

I hid my love in field and town Till een the breeze would knock me down, The bees seemed singing ballads oer, The fly's bass turned a lion's roar; And even silence found a tongue, To haunt me all the summer long; The riddle nature could not prove Was nothing else but secret love.

John Clare

He wanted her. She'd never tell. Secretly she wanted him as well.

Avril Lavigne

The extreme form of passionate love is secret love.     

Japanese Proverb

There is no secret left in the fact that I am madly in love with you. My happiness glows on my face and my smile gives it away. I have tried hard but now I can't do that anymore.

Sheila Johns

In the bottom of my heart lies a secret which I have never told a soul in the world. There is an image of this person who is dearest to me and closer than anything else.

Melanie Rock

We've all at some point in our life encountered that feeling of secretly liking someone, secretly having your eyes on them, secretly wishing they knew, but deep inside you were afraid of what the outcome would be. So you kept it unnoticed. Kept it hidden, locked inside, just hoping that maybe one day that moment would finally come when they would notice you!     

Telisa McLaughlin

It's a funny thing secret love. You would change yourself and your whole world just to be with them; just to hear them talk to you makes you feel as though you're experiencing an epiphany. Just to see them look at you makes you feel as though every speck of what you are is valuable; and to watch them walk in the room, the ordinary, dark boring room and watch it change when they walk in as if they carry a piece of the sun itself in their being, as if now that they've arrived the whole world will be okay again. As if having them near would be the nearest thing to heaven you've ever known. But they don't love you and they walk on by each time with a smile, a nod and vanish away from your hungry sight.     

Stephanie Schneider

It does good to no woman to be flattered [by a man] who does not intend to marry her; and it is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it; and, if discovered and responded to, must lead, ignis-fatuus-like, into miry wilds whence there is no extrication.     

Charlotte Bronte

How flippantly we all treat a secret love, like a joke, something cute, as if it's just a sweet little thing to pat. But when we are the secret lover, we hold our breath with each word they speak, we long so desperately for their touch, even just brief, we could almost bleed we long for it so. And when they find a lover, we feel like a shadow, longing to be seen as real, until we finally learn we have nothing more to do than to fade away from their light.     

Stephanie Schneider

A secret love is beautiful, sweet and sacred when it's just a light infatuation; but when that person reaches over and touches you in the heart, making it alive in a way it has never known, that secret love becomes frightening, because you can never make them love you, you would never want to make them love you...but all the same, no matter which way you view it, they don't love you...and your heart doesn't know how to beat the same..     

Stefanie Schneider

Love never grows when its secretly kept locked in our hearts. Love will only find its fulfillment when it finds it's way out and dwells in the heart of that person destined to keep it.     

unknown

Its hard to go on living while loving someone secretly, it hurts to see the one you love so happy with someone else, but the most painful thing about hiding love is that it never fades away      

unknown

What if the person you secretly love tells you he already found the one he could spend forever with would you be brave enough to ask who she is? Or bear the pain inside not knowing it was you after all?

unknown

I pretend to look around, but i was actually looking at you.

unknown

I have so much that I want to say to you, but I can't say a word.

Michelle Burns

Just because we don't say certain things, doesn't mean we don't feel them.

Dawson'S Creek

There are worse things than a broken heart. Like the love that you don't explore.

Dawson'S Creek

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.     

Federico Garcia Lorca

I want him to see the flowers in my eyes and hear the songs in my hands.

Francesca Lia Block

There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, where I read it night and day and no other eye sees it.     

Alphonse De Lamartine

One sweet, sad secret holds my heart in thrall; A mighty love within my breast has grown, Unseen, unspoken, and of no one known; And of my sweet, who gave it, least of all.     

Felix Arvers

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