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Famous Love Quotes

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A list of the best love quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous love quotes are at the top. 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 inspirational love quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about love?" and "What are inspirational love quotes?"

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

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

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

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    Who is wise in love, love most, say least. Alfred Tennyson^! 1st Baron Tennyson

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

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

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    But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit 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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    Tempus wanders eternally, brin... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Love Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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    Some nights, valor and cold pu... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Love Quotes

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

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

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    "The heavens listen to what is said on these cobbles. Laws of man and nature come together here. Here you must be firm. Here you must be true." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "Don't forget, Riddler, how I love thee. Or all we shared together. Or that this sea and all other seas can lead you back to me." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    If you wish to be loved; Love! Seneca the Younger

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    Just breathe. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Love Quotes

    Just breathe. Janet Morris

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

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    He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

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    Love bears it out even to the edge of doom. William Shakespeare

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

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

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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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    I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. Mother Teresa

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    Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet. William Shakespeare

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

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

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    "You know you're fated. Nothing matters as much as the fate of the city. As you said, you've lived on the sword's point all your life...." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Valor was in Nikodemos, unques... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Love Quotes

    Valor was in Nikodemos, unquestionable, and commitment like trees to stand or night to fall. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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

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

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    There is no living with thee, nor without thee. Martial

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    One man can make another’s life so much better. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Some nights, one wants to tell beloveds everything that’s been waiting to be said. Some nights, a man needs flesh and blood and warm breath and a loving heart. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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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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