Inspirational Love Sayings and Quotes

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

Love does not come to those who seek it, but to those who give love. It is a binding force between souls who have nothing to give but themselves to one another.     

Harold Clemp

And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.     

Paul Mccartney

Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that.     

Michael Leunig

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.     

Albert Ellis

Believe in love's infinite journey, for it is your own, for you are love. Love is life.     


The best proof of love is trust.     

Joyce Brothers

All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love.     

Leo Tolstoy

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.     

Morrie Schwartz

Knowledge can bring many things. But the consciousness of the heart brings love, and love brings everything.     

Harold Clemp

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.     


Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.     

Sarah Dessen

Love means never having to say you're sorry.     

Ali MacGraw

I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.     

Paul Coelho

You've got to 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.     

William W. Purkey

I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.     

Leo Christopher

Love is a master key which opens the gate of happiness.     

Oliver Wedell Holmes

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

James Baldwin

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred onfuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illuminates it.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.     

Jodi Picoult

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

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are shaped and fashioned by those we love.     


Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.     

William Shakespeare

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.     

William Blake

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.     


To be brave is to love unconditionally without expecting anything in return.     


I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me.     

Nicole Kidman

I finally understood what true love meant…love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.     

Nicholas Sparks

Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing stronger, nothing higher, nothing wider, nothing more pleasant, nothing fuller or better in heaven or earth; for love is born of God.     

Thomas a Kempis

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

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

Victor Hugo

Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.     


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

Oscar Wilde