Complicated Love Sayings and Quotes

Unfortunately, love and relationships don’t always turn out as neatly as they do in your favorite romantic comedy. In real life, these relationships can be messy and painful affairs. Check out the collection of wise and insightful complicated love quotes below.

Why are we so complicated in something so pure and simplistic that would mean me should leave our ego out.     

Adrianne Wellman

We just have to accept the fact that some people are going to stay in our hearts even if they don't stay in our lives.     

Ronald Oliver

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.     

Diane Arbus

The more I loved her, the more I hated her. And the more she loved me, the more I harmed myself.     

Marvin Gaye

You are at once both the quiet and the confusion of my heart.     

Franz Kafka

It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return, but what is the most painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let the person know how you feel.     

Gary Zukav

Trying to make someone fall in love with you is about as pointless as trying to control who you fall in love with.     

Johnny Depp

The course of true love never did run smooth.     

William Shakespeare

She might say she love me, she don't love me like she say she love me.     


Love is like a rumor, Everyone talks about it, But no one truly knows.     


They just have a complicated picture of what love is or what they think it is and cannot let go of the photo.     

Steve Rowland

Love isn't complicated, people are.     


You never loose by always loose by holding back.     

Loline U Paradero

Every time I start to ignore you and act as if I don't care, there you go again showing up and messing up my mind.     

Xuan Ta

No one ever loved anyone the way that person wanted to be loved.     

Mignon McLaughlin

But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price.     

Agatha Christie

It's like half of me really wants to be with you and the other half just wants to be over you.     


The game of love is complicated, but love is not complicated.     

Marty Rubin

Love is the easiest thing there is. It's the layers of doubt, fear, and expectation that make it complicated.     

Luanne Rice

It's scary being loved. Because life is complicated and all too often it throws you off balance by sending you the right person at the wrong time.     

Guillaume Musso

Love took a lot of different forms and sometimes what appeared to be love wasn't really love at all, was just infatuation in disguise.     

Larry Brown

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.     

Dorothy Parker

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.     

Julie Andrews

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know it has begun.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.     


The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.     

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby: awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.     

Lemony Snicket

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.     

Drew Barrymore

One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love.     

Elizabeth Aston

Loving you is complicated.     

Kendrick Lamar