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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... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Love Quotes
There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved. George Sand

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"I am always yours to call, wherever the sea can reach." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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To love and be loved is the gr... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Love Quotes
To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence. Sydney Smith

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I have learned not to worry ab... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Love Quotes
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. Alice Walker

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So well do I love you, I go to... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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There is no remedy for love th... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Love Quotes
There is no remedy for love than to love more. Henry David Thoreau

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Who is wise in love, love most... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Who is wise in love, love most, say least. Alfred Tennyson^! 1st Baron Tennyson

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"Love sees all; hate is blind." 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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"But she has found real love, and love can heal and save." Janet Morris, Chris 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,... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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 w... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Love Quotes
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love. Sophocles

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Just breathe. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Just breathe. Janet Morris

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Some nights, valor and cold pu... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough. 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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Who ever loved that loved not ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? Christopher Marlowe

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“It’s all right. Things as th... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Love Quotes
“It’s all right. Things as they once were will never be again, but it’s all right.” Janet Morris

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But love is blind, and lovers ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Love Quotes
But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit William Shakespeare

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Love is an act of endless forg... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. Peter Ustinov

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"Each soul has its appointed doom. How is it you dare to raise a mortal boy so high – high enough to flout the gods? Bring godhead where a man may reach out and take it?” growls Enlil, and lightning splits a clear blue sky. Janet Morris

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To say the truth, reason and l... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Love Quotes
To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days. William Shakespeare

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If you wish to be loved; Love! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Love Quotes
If you wish to be loved; Love! Seneca the Younger

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Love sought is good, but given... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. William Shakespeare

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Love is a smoke made with the ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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He that plants trees loves oth... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Love Quotes
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

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There is no living with thee, ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Love Quotes
There is no living with thee, nor without thee. Martial

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Love bears it out even to the ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Love bears it out even to the edge of doom. William Shakespeare

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Tempus wanders eternally, brin... is listed (or ranked) 30 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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Valor was in Nikodemos, unques... is listed (or ranked) 31 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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Go carefully, child of maat, w... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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"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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Love is all we have, the only ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. Euripides

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Love is what you've been throu... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Love is what you've been through with somebody. James Thurber

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If love is the answer, could y... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Love Quotes
If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? Lily Tomlin

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One man can make another’s lif... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Love Quotes
One man can make another’s life so much better. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"What would the world be without him, and those like him?" Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Tempus would be protected, bet... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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"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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Vengeance is disappointing, al... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Love Quotes
Vengeance is disappointing, always. Janet Morris

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"One would. One does." Janet Morris

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"I want to live like a man." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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The value of love will always ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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"Forever is such a very long time." Janet Morris

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Some nights, one wants to tell... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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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There is something in the unse... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Love Quotes
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man. Edgar Allan Poe

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Keep love in your heart. A lif... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Love Quotes
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