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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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This list answers the questions "what is a list of quotes about love?" and "what are the best quotes about love?"

This list includes notable love quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest love quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite love sayings get to the bottom of the list. (200 items)
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    Who is wise in love, love most, say least. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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

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    I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. Alice Walker

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

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

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

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    Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

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

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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

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

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    Love is what you've been through with somebody. James Thurber

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    There is no remedy for love than to love more. Henry David Thoreau

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    If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? Lily Tomlin

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    Janet Morris

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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... Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    "Shed your mortal skin and let me take you beneath the waves." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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

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

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    Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. Euripides

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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. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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    Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. William Shakespeare

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    Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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

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

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

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

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    Tempus wanders eternally, bringing death to whomever loves him and being spurned by whomsoever he shall love. Janet Morris

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

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

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    Everything comes to us from others. To Be is to belong to someone. Jean-Paul Sartre

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

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    We who were loved will never unlive that crippling fever. Adrienne Rich

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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. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël

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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." Janet Morris

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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. Teresa of Ávila

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    “Love is our most unifying and empowering common spiritual denominator. The more we ignore its potential to bring greater balance and deeper meaning to human existence, the more likely we are to continue to define history as one long inglorious record of man’s inhumanity to man.” Aberjhani

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    Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? Christopher Marlowe

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    Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. Andy Warhol

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    I never loved another person the way I loved myself. Mae West

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    Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. Voltaire

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    Tempus would be protected, better shielded from whatever the Stepson thought threatening, if love could heal and save. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love. Virgil

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    True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things. Stendhal

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    To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days. William Shakespeare

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    Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one person on account of another person. James Thurber

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