16 Sweet Quotes About First Love

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The first brush of love is a delicious feeling. You feel fresh energy surging in your body, and you become constantly aware of your own appearance, attitude, and behavior. The effect of new love may last for the courtship period, where both partners put their best foot forward. You enjoy the romantic overtures, the subtle body language, and the anticipation of passionate love.

You could fall in love many times during the course of a lifetime, but the first love always holds a special place in our hearts. The novelty of the feeling, like the first drops of dew on an untouched leaf, makes it special and unforgettable. These "first love" quotes develop on the theme of this treasured rush called first love.

George Bernard Shaw

"First love is a little foolish and a lot of curiosity."

Branislav Nusic

"First love is dangerous only when it is also the last."

Rosemary Rogers

"First romance, first love, is something so special to all of us, both emotionally and physically, that it touches our lives and enriches them forever."

Benjamin Disraeli

"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end."

Thomas Moore

"No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream."

Alfred Lord Tennyson

"In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove;
In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love."

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."

Blaise Pascal

"We conceal it from ourselves in vain: we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it."


"Love is the state in which man sees things; most widely different from what they are."

William Shakespeare

"As sweet and musical
As bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair;
And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods
Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony."

Lady Murasaki

"The memories of long love gather like drifting snow, poignant as the mandarin ducks who float side by side in sleep."

Leo Buscaglia

"The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival."

Richard Garnett

"Sweet are the words of love, sweeter his thoughts:
Sweetest of all what love nor says nor thinks."

Bayard Taylor

"The loving are the daring."

Francois Mauriac

"No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever."

Alexander Smith

"Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition."

Rekindle the Romance in Your Relationship

First love is not just for first-time lovers. You can even feel the magic with your spouse. Some couples have claimed that every time they stay apart for a while, their reunion is as if they just met on a first date. Some married couples renew their marriage vows to rekindle the old flame. Have you felt the same way about your partner? If you haven't, you need to rekindle the romance and walk down memory lane. Visit romantic cities like Paris or Rome, and fall in love in the presence of the gods of love.

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