Love Sayings and Quotes

Love is the glue that holds relationships together, whether they be friendships, familial or romantic. While we know what love feels like, it is often difficult to put this emotion into words. Skip being tongue-tied and view the collection of wise, inspirational, and humorous love sayings and quotes below.


I would love to say that you make me weak in the knees but to be quite upfront and completely truthful you make my body forget it has knees at all.     

Tyler Knott Gregson

Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.     

William Goldman

Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries: weight and sink it deep, no matter, it will rise and find the surface.     

Truman Capote

Love: a single word, a wispy thing, a word no bigger or longer than an edge. That’s what it is: an edge, a razor. It draws up through the center of your life, cutting everything in two. Before and after. The rest of the world falls away on either side.     

Lauren Oliver

Love lets you find those hidden places in another person, even the ones they didn’t know were there, even the ones they wouldn’t have thought to call beautiful themselves.     

Hilary T. Smith

This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles.     

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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.     

Henry Drummond

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.     

Rumi

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.     

Emily Dickinson

To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.     

Victor Hugo

The winds were warm about us, the whole earth seemed the wealthier for our love.     

Harriet Prescott Spofford

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.     

Charles Dickens

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where, / I love you directly without problems or pride: / I love you like this because I don’t know any other way to love, / except in this form in which I am not nor are you, / so close that your hand upon my chest is mine, / so close that your eyes close with my dreams.     

Pablo Neruda

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

Pablo Neruda

Love recognises no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.     

Maya Angelou

In the flush of love's light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.     

Maya Angelou

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.     

Jane Austen

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

Lao Tzu

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

Helen Rowland

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.      

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.     

Merle Shain

Love is the Fire of Life; it either consumes or purifies.     

Swedish Proverb

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.     

Jorge Luis Borges

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.     

Neil Gaiman

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.     

D.H. Lawrence

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.     

Bertrand Russell

Love comes unseen; we only see it go.     

Austin Dobson

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.     

Kay Knudsen

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.     

Sam Keen