500+ Love Quotes – Perfect Quotes To Express Your Love

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Love, with its boundless emotions and connections, is the heartbeat of our existence. Love Quotes for a Strong Relationship are like the building blocks of enduring love stories; words bridge hearts and fortify the ties that bind. These quotes hold the potential to elevate your relationship to new heights.

People turn to Love Quotes for a Strong Relationship for several reasons. Firstly, they offer a way to communicate deep emotions that words alone may struggle to convey. These quotes become the messengers of our affections, helping us express love’s profound depths. Furthermore, they remind us of the quality and excellence of our connections. In times of doubt or turmoil, these quotes offer reassurance and rekindle the flame of love.

In this article, we will explore a handpicked selection of Love Quotes for a Strong Relationship, each capable of articulating the love within your heart and nurturing the bonds that make your relationship unbreakable. Let’s dive into the world of passion and discover the transformative power of these quotes.

Love Quotes For a Strong Relation

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever. —Alfred Tennyson


This better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson


There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. – Nietzsche


She saw him the first day onboard, and then her heart sank into her shoes as she realized at last how much she wanted him. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Love is a friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. – Ann Landers


As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. – John Green


I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more. —Angelita Lim

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu


You call it madness, but I call it love. – Don Byas 


The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun. – Charles de Leusse


The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever. — Nicholas Sparks


To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world. – Bill Wilson


Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa


Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. — James Baldwin


I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.― Marilyn Monroe


We waste time looking for the perfect lover instead of creating the perfect love.—Tom Robbins

I love you quotes

Love asks me no questions and gives me endless support. – William Shakespeare


At a touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. – Plato


Lord, you know it’s a shame
When I only want for you to pull over and hold me
‘Til I can’t remember my own name.
– Joanna Newsom

Absence is to love as wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small and enkindles the great. – Roger de Rabutin de Bussy


Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will. – Elaine Davis


You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. —Dr. Seuss


Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball


When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix


I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow. — Leo Christopher


I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.


You have found true love when you realize that you want to wake up beside your love every morning even when you have your differences.


Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu


Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. —  Lucille Ball


You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.
― William W. Purkey


If I know what love is, it is because of you. – Hermann Hesse

For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home. – Stephanie Perkins


Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. —Lady Gaga


To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose is the next best thing. – William Thackeray


Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle


He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Brontë


One who marries for love alone will have bad days but good nights. – Egyptian


I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. —Robert A. Heinlein


The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention. – Richard Warren


Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi


I love you begins by I, but it ends up by you. ― Charles de Leusse


The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. — Victor Hugo


I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. – Jesus Christ

Love quotes for him

Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. — Rainer Maria Rilke


A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. ― Elbert Hubbard


I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you. – Ben Folds


Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. – Elinor Glyn


We love the things we love for what they are. —Robert Frost

If you would be loved, love and be lovable. Benjamin Franklin


Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. – Bruce Lee


Will you mess up my bed with me? – Angelina Kace


Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could. – Barbara De Angelis


Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive. – Unknown Author


The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. –Audrey Hepburn


The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard but must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller


I know of no greater happiness than to be with you all the time, without interruption, without end.  – Franz Kafka


There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason that makes it feel so flawless. — Leo Christopher


All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love. — Leo Tolstoy


The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. — Morrie Schwartz


Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. – Helen Keller


Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey. — Lord Byron


Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.― Martin Luther King Jr


I want to be with you until my last page. – A.R. Asher


Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own. – H. Jackson Brown Jr


You don’t love someone because they’re perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. — Jodi Picoult


The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. – G.K. Chesterton


I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds, and that’s what you’ve given me. – Nicholas Sparks


I am in love and want to grow pale; I am in love and I want to suffer; I am in love, and I give away my genius in exchange for a kiss. – Alfred De Musset


I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self-respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Take my hand, take my whole life too. I can’t help falling in love with you. —Elvis Presley


Love is, in fact, an intensification of life, completeness, a fullness, a wholeness of life. – Thomas Merton


Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age. – Jeanne Moreau


You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness. — Julia Roberts


And remember, as it was written, to love another person is to see the face of God. — Victor Huge


My six-word love story: I can’t imagine life without you. – Anonymous


We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. – Friedrich Nietzsche


I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.
— Roy Croft


We accept the love we think we deserve. ― Stephen Chbosky


You are my today and all of my tomorrows. – Leo Christopher


Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star. – E.E. Cummings


People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life. — Elizabeth Gilbert


Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones


You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen


I have to admit I fell in love twice. First was with you and the second was with the person you became when you were already mine. – Dawson’s Creek


Love; that self-love a Deux. – Madame De Stael


If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. – A. A. Milne


You’re the closest to heaven, that I’ll ever be. —Goo Goo Dolls


Love is a friendship set to music. – Joseph Campbell


Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. Augustine of Hippo


Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it. ― Nicholas Sparks


It’s a very dangerous state. You are inclined to recklessness and kind of tune out the rest of your life and everything that’s been important to you. It’s actually not all that pleasurable. I don’t know who the hell wants to get in a situation where you can’t bear an hour without somebody’s company. — Colin Firth


We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. – Lao Tzu


When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before. — Blaise Pascal


It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. ― Andre Gide


A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. – Max Muller


Life is a flower of which love is the honey. – Victor Hugo


I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart). — ee cummings


The course of true love never did run smooth.William Shakespeare


Forgiveness is the final form of love. – Reinhold Niebuhr


I don’t care if they give me life
I get all of my life from you
And if loving you had a price
I would pay my life for you.
– Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé


Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. – Brendan Francis


You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement. —F. Scott Fitzgerald


In order to be happy oneself, it is necessary to make at least one other person happy. – Theodor Reik


Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen


It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you. – Bertrand Russell


To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.  — T. Tolis


You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had. – Nicolas Sparks


Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. –  Khalil Gibran

Love quotes for her

Love in its essence is spiritual fire. — Seneca


The opposite of love does not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. ― Elie Wiesel


Your love shines in my heart as the sun that shines upon the earth. – Eleanor Di Guillo

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything. – Katharine Hepburn


Give in to love, or live in fear. —Jonathan Larson


Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. – Rumi


Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames. – Veronica Roth


Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.  – Franklin P. Jones


I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul. – Pablo Neruda


I will never stop trying. Because when you find the one… you never give up. Crazy


We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love our first. – George W. Melville


You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. —Oscar Wilde


Selfishness doesn’t consist in love to yourself but in a big degree of such love. – Aristotle


Maybe I’m too late to be your first. But right now I’m preparing myself to be your last. – Mr. Sid


Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand. – Mother Teresa


Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood. – Oscar Wilde


It’s always better when we’re together. —Jack Johnson


Everyone in life is gonna hurt you; you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain. – Erica Baican


We love because it’s the only true adventure. – Nikki Giovanni


To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life. – Elizabeth Gilbert


In order to be happy oneself it is necessary to make at least one other person happy. — Theodor Reik


The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.— Gilbert K. Chesterton


You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha


It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.
— Eleanor Roosevel


It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. ― Friedrich Nietzsche


Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head when people talked about soulmates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot. – E.A. Bucchianer


And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you. – Kiersten White.


I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close. — Pablo Neruda


Love has three kinds of origin, namely: suffering, friendship, and love. Human love has a corporal and intellectual origin. – Boethius 


Since I met you
This small town hasn’t got room
For my big feelings.
– Bjork


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


You make me want to be a better man. – Melvin Udall


I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you. —Zelda Fitzgerald


The art of love is largely the art of persistence. – Albert Ellis


To love is to burn, to be on fire.  – Jane Austen


Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. – Maya Angelou


Maybe the only vow we ever need to offer the one we love is this: I will never, not for a sliver of a second, make you feel alone. — Tyler Knott Gregson


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


You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.  – Buddha


Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever. — Leo Buscaglia


Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. ― William Shakespeare


Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou


To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable. —C.S. Lewis


A person has two passions for love and abhorrence. A big disposition to excessiveness has just love because it is more ardent and stronger. – Descartes

Short love quotes

Like a flower, waiting to bloom
Like a lightbulb, in a dark room
I’m just sittin’ here waiting for you
To come on home and turn me on.
Norah Jones


The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart. – Anne Sullivan


There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment. – Sarah Dessen


When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. —When Harry Met Sally

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. – Erich Segal


True love stories never have endings. – Richard Bach


Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller


There’s no substitute for a great love who says, ‘No matter what’s wrong with you, you’re welcome at this table. — Tom Hanks


The only thing we never get enough of is love, and the only thing we never give enough of is love. — Henry Miller


If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?  – Khalil Gibran


There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. — George Sand


Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. ― Neil Gaiman


Everything I do, I do it for you. – Bryan Adams


I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever. – Rabindranath Tagore


If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were. —Khalil Gibran


Love comes with hunger. – Diogenes


Chemistry is you touching my arm and setting fire to my mind.– Nayyirah Waheed


If I were pressed to say why I loved him, I feel that my only reply could be: ‘Because it was he, because it was I’.  – Michel de Montaigne


Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. – Anais Nin


My soul and your soul are forever tangled. —N.R. Hart


Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. – William Shakespeare


Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. – Maya Angelou


I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone. — J.R.R. Tolkien


Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. — Oprah Winfrey


Love is the beauty of the soul. – Saint Augustine


Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. — Rumi


You love me. Real or not real?
I tell him, “Real.
― Suzanne Collins


Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the same person repeatedly is extraordinary. – Cristal Woods


A sea of whiskey couldn’t intoxicate me as much as a drop of you. – JS Parker


When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it—always. —Mahatma Gandhi


Love is a person’s idea about his/her needs in other people who you are attracted to. – Thomas Hobbes


Just to be with you
Is having the best day of my life.
– Dido


Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the water of adversity and grief. – Robert Fulghum


He is not a lover who does not love forever. – Euripides


In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine. —Maya Angelou


We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love. – Robert Fulghum


Him that I love, I wish to be free – even from me. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


The pleasure of love lasts but a moment. The pain of love lasts a lifetime. — Bette Davis


You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. — Dr. Seuss


As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. – Jesus Christ


When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.— Marcus Aurelius


I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.. ― Nicholas Sparks


I come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be … yours. – Jane Austen


To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed. – Valerie Lombardo


If music be the food of love, play on.”—William Shakespeare


The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. – Philip James Bailey


The most beautiful curve on a woman’s body is her smile. – Bob Marley


In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. – Mignon McLaughlin


Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. – James Baldwin


If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets. —Haruki Murakami


Every heart sings a song, incomplete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. – Plato


In the end, we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing. – Jack Kornfield


Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. — H. L. Mencken


My love for you is past the mind, beyond my heart, and into my soul.– Boris Kodjoe


He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back. – Henri Matisse

Inspirational love quotes

This better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. — Alfred Lord Tennyson


If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything. ― Marilyn Monroe


Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Bronte


My love for you has no depth, its boundaries are ever-expanding. – Christina White

Love is a promise. Love is a souvenir. Once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. —John Lennon


Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, Hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee! – Joseph Addison


For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love. – Carl Sagan


Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away. – Dorothy Parker


Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused. – Paulo Coelho


I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. — When Harry Met Sally


The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it. Sometimes love blinds us, other times it lets us see. – George Bernard Shaw


Love must be as much a light as it is a flame. – Henry David Thoreau


When love is not madness it is not loved. ― Pedro Calderón de la Barca


It was the way you laughed, I knew I wanted that in my life. – R. M. Drake


Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries. – Truman Capote


Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. — Vincent Van Gogh


There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. ― Jane Austen


Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. – Paulo Coehlo


Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. – Rosemonde Gerard


In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” —Jane Austen


Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. —A.A. Milne


People who are sensible about love are incapable of it. – Douglas Yates


Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. – Zelda Fitzgerald


Love is to love someone for who they are, who they were, and who they will be. – Chris Moore


Love is so short, forgetting is so long. – Pablo Neruda


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


If you have it, Love, you don’t need to have anything else, and if you don’t have it, it doesn’t matter much what else you have. – James M. Barrie


I wish I had done everything on Earth with you.  – The Great Gatsby


You have bewitched me body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. — Jane Austen’s


It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. Miguel de Unamuno


When you adopt the view that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.– Harry Palmer


If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.
― Alfred Tennyson


One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. – Sophocles


I love you as one loves certain dark things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul. – Pablo Neruda


Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. —Oscar Wilde


One’s first love is always perfect until one meets one’s, second love. – Elizabeth Aston


Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful. – Milan Kundera


I shall be great and you rich, because we love each other.  – Victor Hugo


Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears. – Ovid


If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love. — Princess Diana


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


It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not. – Andre Gide


The greatest thing you’ll ever learn Is to love and be loved in return. — Nat King Cole


I love you right up to the moon—and back. – Sam McBratney


Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. — Euripides


The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. ― Marilyn Monro


We are most alive when we’re in love. – John Updike


If I had to choose between breathing and loving you I would use my last breath to tell you I love you. – DeAnna Anderson


We loved with a love that was more than love. —Edgar Allen Poe


There is love, of course. And then there’s life, it’s enemy. – Jean Anouilh


Deep within us — no matter who we are — there lives a feeling of wanting to be lovable, of wanting to be the kind of person that others like to be with. And the greatest thing we can do is to let people know that they are loved and capable of loving. – Fred Rogers


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


Love is not love until love’s vulnerable. – Theodore Roethke


I need you like a heart needs a beat. — One Republic


A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. – Thomas Carlyle


Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever – only, nothing is eternal. –  Audre Lorde


I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.


So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you. – Paulo Coelho

Romantic love quotes

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


Love does not dominate; it cultivates. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
After all this time?
Always,” said Snape.
― J.K. Rowling


In case you ever foolishly forget; I’m not thinking of you. – Virginia Woolf

You’re always the first and the last thing on this heart of mine. No matter where I go, or what I do, I’m thinking of you. – Dierks Bentley


Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you. —Dolly Parton


In this world of extremes, we can only love too little. – Richard Cannarella


The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. – Nat King Cole


Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence. – Vincent Van Gogh


Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. – Ben Hecht


Loving you never was an option. It was a necessity. — Truth Devour


Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance. – Oscar Wilde


A loving heart is the truest wisdom. – Charles Dickens


Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all. — Ernest Hemingway


I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I’m sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck. – Silver Linings Playbook


You can’t blame gravity for falling in love. – Albert Einstein


A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things that add quality and beauty to life. – Andrew Matthews


When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
― Jess C. Scott


You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars. – E.E. Cummings


I don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep, cuz I’d miss you babe and I don’t wanna miss a thing. – Aerosmith


I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death, I will still protect you. I am stronger than depression and I am braver than loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me. —Elizabeth Gilbert


Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.John Ciardi


Laughter is holier than piety, freedom is sweeter than fame, and in the end, it’s love and love alone that really matters. – Tom Robbins


Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. – Jules Renard


The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever. – Noah from The Notebook


When I see your face, there’s not a thing that I would change, ’cause you’re amazing – just the way you are. – Bruno Mars


Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness. – Oliver Wendell Holmes


Everything that you love, you will eventually lose, but in the end, love will return in a different form. – Franz Kafka


All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. — Charles Schulz


If I had to dream up the perfect woman, she wouldn’t even come close to you.­– Boy Meets World


Love is a better teacher than duty. – Albert Einstein


The love we give away is the only love we keep. — Elbert Hubbard


A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. ― Jane Austen


For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you. – Andrew McMahon


My heart is and always will be yours. – Jane Austen


Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love. —William Shakespeare 


Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. – John Donne


Happiness is anyone and anything at all that’s loved by you. – Charlie Brown


Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods. – Plato


My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.– André Breton

Love quotes for husband

Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being. – Tyler Knott Gregson


It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. – Thomas Mann


Knowing, understanding and accepting yourself is your first step to everything you want in life. – Maxime Lagacé


Sometimes I think,
I need a spare heart to feel
all the things I feel. ― Sanober Khan

Who, being loved, is poor? –  Oscar Wilde


The giving of love is an education in itself. — Eleanor Roosevelt


Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can. ― Nicholas Sparks


Not even in my weakest moment have I considered letting you go. – Judith McNaught


You’re nothing short of my everything. – Ralph Block


What is love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul. —Victor Hugo


He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. – Benjamin Franklin


Maybe you don’t need the whole world to love you, you know. Maybe you just need one person. – The Muppets


Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. –  Joan Crawford


A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. – Kurt Vonnegut


True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.  ― Nicholas Sparks


The mind cannot long act the role of the heart. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld


We must love one another or die. – W. H. Auden


Love is supposed to be based on trust, and trust on love, it’s something rare and beautiful when people can confide in each other without fearing what the other person will think. ― E.A. Bucchianeri


As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. William Shakespeare


The more one judges, the less one loves. — Honore de Balzac


The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. ― Chuck Palahniuk


If I had but an hour of love, if that be all that is given me, an hour of love upon this earth, I would give my love to thee. – Alice Sebold


Your love shines in my heart as the sun shines upon the earth. – Eleanor Di Guillo


You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…I have loved none but you. —Jane Austen


No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.- Mignon McLaughlin


What’s meant to be will always find a way —Trisha Yearwood


I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. – Henry Ward Beecher


That’s why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else. – Sixteen Candles


Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.  – Erich Fromm


Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.– 1 Corinthians 13:4-7


I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. – Song of Solomon 6:3


This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess. – Rainer Maria Rilke


Love yourself. Then forget it. Then, love the world. – Mary Oliver


A truly sensual woman is the kind of woman only a man with a deep soul can intoxicate and satiate. ― Lebo Grand


A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love. – Friedrich Nietzsche


The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


No matter where I went, I always knew my way back to you. You are my compass star. – Diana Peterfreund


Love starts as a feeling, but to continue is a choice, And I find myself choosing you more and more every day. – Justin Wetch


Men are a luxury. Not a necessity. —Cher


The pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.- Jean Pierre Claris De Florian


Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. – Nicole Krauss


Love has unbound my limbs and set me shaking, a monster bittersweet and my unmaking. – Sappho


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


And in her smile, I see something more beautiful than the stars. — Across the Universe


Whoso loves believes the impossible. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense. – E.E. Cummings


Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away. – Elbert Hubbard


Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. – Buddha


A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. — Ingrid Bergman


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


For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. – Rosemonde Gerard


Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. —François de La Rochefoucauld

Feeling love quotes

Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other. – Louise Erdrich


Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. – Robert Frost


And even so, what happiness to be loved! And, oh you gods, what happiness it is to love! -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. – William Arthur Ward

It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. ― Vladimir Nabokov


The world is indeed full of peril, and in it, there are many dark places; but still, there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater. – J. R. R. Tolkien


Love is the product of how you respond … Love is showing your partner they’re safe, you’ll catch them if they fall, and you’ll drop everything if they need you. Love is unconditional. Love doesn’t keep score. – Shane Parrish


What I write comes from a place of deep love, and a deep understanding of all kinds of otherness. – Jacqueline Woodson


The ear is the avenue to the heart. – Voltaire


You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. — Diane Von Furstenberg


To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. – David Viscott


And what do all the great words come to in the end, but that? I love you — I am at rest with you — I have come home. – Dorothy L. Sayers


What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.—Fyodor Dostoyevsky


There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.- Erich Fromm


Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come. – Matt Groening


Love,’ she said, ‘seems to pump me full of vitamins. It makes me feel as if the sun were shining and may hat was right and my shoes were right and my frock was right and my stockings were right, and somebody had just left me ten thousand a year. – P G Wodehouse


This has been my life; I found it worth living. Bertrand Russell


In real love, you want the other person’s good. In romantic love, you want the other person. — Margaret Anderson


If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself. – Barbara De Angelis


Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were. – Moliere


There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


A morning without you is a dwindled dawn. – Emily Dickinson


The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight. — Kahlil Gibran


To live without loving is not really to live. – Moliere


To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. —Madonna


Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it… It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. – Erica Jong


I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.  – Rita Rudner


How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


We must be our own before we can be another’s. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love. – Carl Sagan


Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other. – Felix Adler


Love understands love; it needs no talk. – Francis Havergal


Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
— Andre Breton


Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Franklin P. Jones


I cannot exist without you — I am forgetful of every thing but seeing you again — my Life seems to stop there — I see no further. You have absorbed me. – John Keats

Strong love quotes

Piglet: ‘How do you spell ‘love’?’ Winnie the Pooh: ‘You don’t spell it…you feel it. —A.A. Milne


I just happened to be nowhere near your neighborhood.– Singles


We are not the same person this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. –W. Somerset Maugham


Oh, my Luve’s like a red red rose that’s newly sprung in June: O, my Luve’s like the Melodie that’s sweetly played in tune. -Robert Burns

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius


When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew. ― Arrigo Boito


Love alone can rekindle life. – Henri Frederic Amiel


Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred. – Barbara De Angelis


The beautiful thing about love is that you just need to plant it once and nurture it and it shall bloom into blossoms that would cover the valleys. – Hermann J. Steinherr


I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.
— Kristen Neff


One day, I caught myself smiling without reason, then I realized I was thinking of you.


I know that somehow, every step I took since the moment I could walk was a step towards finding you. – Nicholas Sparks


They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. —Tom Bodett


Love is temporary insanity, curable by marriage. – Ambrose Bierce


I’m afraid once your heart is involved, it all comes out in moron. – Gilmore Girls


I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow. – Edmond Rostand


Let the beauty of what you love to be what you do. – Rumi


True love is putting someone else before yourself. — Frozen


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


Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving


The beauty of your life is predicated on the richness of your sensuality. ― Lebo Grand


The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. — Hubert H. Humphrey


If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton


Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.


The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you. – Nicholas Sparks


You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest and most beautiful person I have ever known — and even that is an understatement. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself. —Oprah Winfrey


Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames. – Thomas Moore


Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do, but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it. – Albert Einstein


Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. – Alan Watts


Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you. – Tom Freston


All that you are is all that I’ll ever need. — Ed Sheeran


Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.– Marcel Proust


Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. Marge Piercy


One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love! – Sophocles


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


I like the way you make me feel even when I’m nowhere near.


We never know we are beings until we love. And then it is we know the powers and potentialities of human existence. – Jean Toomer


Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. —Maya Angelou


Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common-sense. –

 Helen Rowland


Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings. – David Sedaris


I believe in love, but I don’t sit around waiting for it. – Renee Zellweger


Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there are love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.– Ella Fitzgerald


I love being one half of a romantic couple. — Julianna Margulies


Nobody has ever measured — not even poets — how much love the human heart can hold. – Zelda Fitzgerald


You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. Barbara De Angelis


I have no special gift. With deep love, I give what I have. ― Debasish Mridha


The best proof of love is trust. — Joyce Brothers


Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise. – Samuel Johnson


Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. – Jeanne Moreau


For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.—Stephanie Perkins


In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. – Janos Arany


Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome. – Jerry Seinfeld


What is irritating about love is that it is a crime that requires an accomplice. – Charles Baudelair


Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. – Henry David Thoreau


I love you. You… you complete me. — Jerry Maguire


It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal. – E. M. Forster


Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. – Friedrich Nietzsche


You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free. – Thich Nhat Hanh


A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. — Honore de Balzac

Quotes about love and life

I’d rather see you one day a year than someone else seven days a week

He’s more myself than I am. – Emily Bronte


Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away; and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart. – Robert Sexton


You could have had anything else in the world, and you asked for me. —Cassandra Clare


Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. – Fyodor Dostoevski

Love is a two-way street constantly under construction. – Carroll Bryant


Love is a two-way streeLove is madness, if thwarted it develops fast. – Mark Twain


Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world. – Judy Collins


You don’t marry someone you can live with — you marry someone you cannot live without.


Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. – Leo Tolstoy


You look amazing. I’m so lucky. – Prince Harry


I knew why love was always described with eternity. A single minute stretched out for lifetimes. ― Shannon A. Thompson


When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small.  My judgment called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving. – Kim McMillen


our absence has not taught me how to be alone; it has merely shown me that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. – Doug Fetherling


The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. – Ferdinand Foch


I love you right up to the moon — and back. – Sam McBratney


About all, you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all. —Rita Mae Brown


The first duty of love is to listen. – Paul Tillich


I love you and I like you. – Parks and Recreation


Absence makes the heart grow fonder. – Thomas Haynes Bayly


Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting. – William Shakespeare


Love is being stupid together. – Paul Valery


Lost love is still loved. It takes a different form, that’s all. You can’t see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it.– Mitch Albom


You make me want to be a better man. – Melvin Udall 


Love is breathing each other with all madness ― Seema Gupta


Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart. – Lamartine


A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. — Josh Billings


Love is missing someone when you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in the heart. – Kay Knudsen


he highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.” —Tom Robbins


All mankind love a lover. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


I like you very much. Just as you are. – Bridget Jones’s Diary


He who wants to do good, knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gates open. – R. Tagore Thakur


The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return. – Natalie Cole


Cute relationship quotes

When I look into your eyes, I know I have found the mirror of my soul. — Joey W. Hill


If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn


It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other. – Sean


Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.― Ursula K. Le Guin

Love is not only something you feel, but it is also something you do. — David Wilkerson


The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. – Mother Teresa


This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you. —Paulo Coelho


Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.  – H. L. Mencken


I’m in lesbians with you. – Scott Pilgrim

In the journey of love, let Love Quotes for a Strong Relationship be your guiding light. These words of affection are the cornerstone of lasting love stories, nurturing and strengthening your relationship.


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