25 Sayings That Will Help You Believe in Love

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.

"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." Henry Ward Beecher
"People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense." Ken Kesey
"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." Charles Caleb Colton
"'The whole world loves a lover' is an interesting theory, but a very bad legal defense." Keith Sullivan
"Let those love now who never loved before; Let those who always loved, now love the more." Thomas Parnell
"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love." Sophocles
"Love is not something you feel. It's something you do." David Wilkerson
"She is the heart that strikes a whole octave. After her all songs are possible." Rainer Maria Rilke
"Love is always bestowed as a gift—freely, willingly, and without expectation...We don't love to be loved; we love to love." Leo Buscaglia
"The only love worthy of a name is unconditional." John Powell
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality." Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend." Martin Luther King, Jr.
"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." Benjamin Franklin
"Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love." St. Francis of Assisi
"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." William Gladstone
"May no gift be too small to give,
nor too simple to receive,
which is wrapped in thoughtfulness
and tied with love." L.O. Baird
"There is no instinct like that of the heart." Lord Byron
"All you need is love." John Lennon
"Love conquers all." Virgil
"Amor vincit omnia. (Love conquers all) Geoffrey Chaucer
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved." George Sand
"True love stories never have endings." Richard Bach
"Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply." Zane Grey
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." Maya Angelou
"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." Friedrich Nietzsche