Love Story Sayings and Quotes

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


The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before.     

Irving Stone

Life is one big love story with hundreds of little love stories within it.     

Ram Charan

No love story ends or begins out of accordance with how it needs to go.     

Rebecca Serle

A good love story always keeps the pot boiling.     

James Patterson

A love story, at least a convincing one, requires three elements - the lover, the beloved, and the adventures they have together.     

Jane Smiley

Where there is love there is life.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It's appropriate to have magic in a love story, because magic is a sort of metaphor for what love feels like? When we fall in love, the world feels magical to us. It becomes an enchanted place.     

Theodora Goss

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.     

William Somerset Maugham

Don't waste your time searching and wishing. Grow and be ready...and you'll see God will give you a love story far better than you could ever dreamed of.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.     

Nicholas Sparks

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

Victor Hugo

Man's creative struggle, his search for wisdom and truth, is a love story.     

Iris Murdoch

To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.     

T. Tolis

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because the reality is finally better than your dreams.     

Dr. Seuss

Some love stories aren't epic novels. Some are short stories, but that doesn't make them any less filled with love.     

Sex and the City

A love story is not about those who lost their heart but about those who find that sullen inhabitant who, when it is stumbled upon, means the body can fool no one, can fool nothing—not the wisdom of sleep or the habit of social graces. It is a consuming of oneself and the past.     

Michael Ondaatje

You always gain by giving love.     

Reese Witherspoon​

Love recognizes no barriers.     

Maya Angelou​

The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial one in any love story.     

Emil Ludwig

Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story.     

Jeanne Moreau

The weirdest love stories are always the best.     

Margaret Mazzantini

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

Jodi Picoult

Love stories always seem to be a spark.     

Alyson Richman

Most love stories are nocturnal. That's what makes them so fascinating.     

Raymond Federman

If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.     

Princess Diana

All love stories are the same.     

Paulo Coelho

The love story for me was the nature of the love and not the age of the lovers.     

Kate Capshaw