25 Love Sayings

Feel the Divine Beauty of Love With These Love Sayings

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Love makes us do things we never thought we were capable of. Some love sayings inspire us to believe in love. Others give us the courage to tide through the tough times. Here is a compilation of love sayings that encourage and instill the spirit of love in these cynical times. Are you in love? Do you pine for your sweetheart in private? You don't have to retract into a shell every time the love of your life talks to you.

Henry Ward Beecher
"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low."

Ken Kesey
"People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense."

Charles Caleb Colton
"If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours."

Keith Sullivan
"'The whole world loves a lover' is an interesting theory, but a very bad legal defense."

Thomas Parnell
"Let those love now who never loved before; Let those who always loved, now love the more."

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

David Wilkerson
"Love is not something you feel. It's something you do."

Rainer Maria Rilke
"She is the heart that strikes a whole octave. After her all songs are possible."

Leo Buscaglia
"Love is always bestowed as a gift—freely, willingly, and without expectation...We don't love to be loved; we love to love."

John Powell
"The only love worthy of a name is unconditional."

Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality."

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."

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

St. Francis of Assisi
"Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love."

William Gladstone
"We look forward to the time when the power to love of will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace."

L. O. Baird
"May no gift be too small to give,
nor too simple to receive,
which is wrapped in thoughtfulness
and tied with love."

Lord Byron
"There is no instinct like that of the heart."

John Lennon
"All you need is love."

Virgil
"Love conquers all."

Geoffrey Chaucer
"Amor vincit omnia. (Love conquers all)

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

Richard Bach
"True love stories never have endings."

Zane Grey
"Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply."

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

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