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

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

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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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"I am always yours to call, wherever the sea can reach." 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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"Love sees all; hate is blind." Janet 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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"But she has found real love, and love can heal and save." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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So well do I love you, I go to my god singing your praises. When I meet my father, I will tell him I fought beside you. Janet Morris

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

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

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

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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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Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough. Janet Morris, Chris 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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"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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“It’s all right. Things as they once were will never be again, but it’s all right.” Janet 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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To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days. William Shakespeare

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Just breathe. Janet Morris

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

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