Great Love Quotes

Be Ready to Be Swept Away by These Great Love Quotes

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Great is what great does. Great love quotes are no exception to this rule. These love quotes have become great because they have infused and inspired the feelings of love in many a soul. A few of these great love quotes are sure to stir up love and romantic feelings in your heart too.

James Thurber and E. B. White
Love is the strange bewilderment, which overtakes one person on account of another person.

Helen Keller

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

Ramanathan Srinivasan

The most difficult thing to explain in life is the simplest truth called love.

John Lennon

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

Colin Firth

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.

Victor Hugo

As we have explained, in first love the soul is taken long before the body; later the body is taken long before the soul; sometimes the soul is not taken at all.

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

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.

Angela Chase

Love is when you look into someone's eyes and go all the way inside; to their soul and you both know... instantly!

Leo Buscaglia
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

With love one can live even without happiness.

Albert Einstein
Love is a better teacher than duty.

Helen Gurley Brown

The prerequisite for making love is to like someone enormously.

T. Tolis

To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that's everything!

Richard Bach
True love stories never have endings.

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

Margaret Anderson

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Sara Paddison

You'll discover that real love is millions of miles past falling in love with anyone or anything. When you make that one effort to feel compassion instead of blame or self-blame, the heart opens again and continues opening.

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

Leanna L. Bartram

True love is when your heart and your minds are saying the same thing.

Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Karen Casey

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Joseph Campbell

Love is a friendship set to music.

Hamilton Wright Mabie

Blessed is the season, which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.

Huey Newton

I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people.

Khalil Gibran

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

James Baldwin

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


Love is a gift, not an obligation, follow your heart and always trust the person you love.

James A. Baldwin

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.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins.

Vincent Van Gogh

Love is something eternal… The aspect may change, but not the essence.

William Shakespeare

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

Trisha Yearwood

What's meant to be will always find a way.


To be able to say how much you love is to love but little.

Joyce Brothers

The best proof of love is trust.

Elizabeth Barret Browning

Whoso loves, believes the impossible.