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A list of the best love quotes and sayings about love, including the names of each speaker or author. This list is arranged by the most famous love quotes or those best known as top quotes relevant to love. The famous lines about love are ranked by popularity with information regarding where the famous love quote was originally heard, performed or written. The authors of these historic love quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other great quotes from that same writer.

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    Who is wise in love, love most, say least.

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    There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.

    George Sand More
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    I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.

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    Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.

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    Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

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    To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.

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    He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

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    "Now come the whispers bearing bouquets of moonbeams and sunlight tremblings."

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    The value of love will always be stronger than the value of hate.. Any nation or group of nations which employs hatred eventually is torn to pieces by hatred...

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    Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.”

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?

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    Love is what you've been through with somebody.

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    There is no remedy for love than to love more.

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    But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit

    William Shakespeare More
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    One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love.

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    It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found -- not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.

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    Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.

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    When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony.

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    We who were loved will never unlive that crippling fever.

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    Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

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    Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

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    Everything comes to us from others. To Be is to belong to someone.

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    "You're not one to take lightly, to love of for an evening and leave of a dawn."

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

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    "Shed your mortal skin and let me take you beneath the waves."

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    What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.

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    "There must be love, and understanding, to betray. Most men haven't the wit or the honor for betrayal: not to know it when they see it; not the stomach to apprehend it as they do it. Most men, blind and dumb in their self-centeredness, don't betray: they merely disappoint."

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    All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. They who inspire is most are fortunate, As I am now: but those who feel it most Are happier still.

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    Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.

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    Love is life's end, but never ending. Love is life's wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding.

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    Go carefully, child of maat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on."

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    Love gives itself; it is not bought.

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    "Men are fools who forget what really matters while time goes by. "

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    It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!

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    Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.

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    Do all things with love.

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    The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.

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    Love is the cheapest of religions.

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    Life and love are life and love, a bunch of violets is a bunch of violets, and to drag in the idea of a point is to ruin everything. Live and let live, love and let love, flower and fade, and follow the natural curve, which flows on, pointless.

    D. H. Lawrence More
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    Tempus wanders eternally, bringing death to whomever loves him and being spurned by whomsoever he shall love.

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    To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.

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    For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

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    "But she has found real love, and love can heal and save."

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    Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.

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    If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.

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    Love is an expression and assertion of self-esteem, a response to one's own values in the person of another. One gains a profoundly personal, selfish joy from the mere existence of the person one loves. It is one's own personal, selfish happiness that one seeks, earns, and derives from love.

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    Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine.

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