First Love Sayings and Quotes

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

Every morning I still wake up and the first thing I want to do is see your face.     

P.S. I Love You

Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love. I want you to be the first in moral excellence. I want you to be the first in generosity.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The future for me is already a thing of the past - You were my first love and you will be my last.     

Bob Dylan

There's no love like the first.     

Nicholas Sparks

I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say.     

Daphne du Maurier

He smiles at me, and I am suddenly seventeen again - the year I realize that love doesn't follow the rules, the year I understood that nothing is worth having so much as something unattainable     

Jodi Picoult

That first love. And the first one who breaks your heart. For me, they just happen to be the same person.     

Sarah Dessen

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

Honoré de Balzac

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


They say, when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that's true. What they don't tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.     

Big Fish

I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours.     

The Notebook

You had me at hello.     

Jerry Maguire

What she had realised was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.     

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

She was a smart girl; Until she fell in love.     

Sex & The City Movie

You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.     

Nicholas Sparks

I've never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life.     

Karen Allen

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes.     

Joyce Brothers

Wait for the one you love? not the one who found you first.     


Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.     

H. L. Mencken

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

Ben Hecht