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Famous Love Quotes By Authors

Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

– Dr. Karl Menninger

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

– Saint-Exupery

True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.

– La Rochefoucauld

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

– St. Augustine

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

– Thoreau

You don’t love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her.

– Anonymous

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

– Diane Ackerman

Love is a given, hatred is acquired.

– Doug Horton

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.

– Mark Overby

Love is like pi – natural, irrational, and very important.

– Lisa Hoffman

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

– Mother Teresa

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

– Ingrid Bergman

Love: Two minds without a single thought.

– Philip Barry

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

– Anonymous

We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.

– Marie E. Eschenbach

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.

– Albert Einstein

You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.

– Henny Youngman

Real love stories never have endings.

– Richard Bach

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.

– Song of Songs 8:7

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

– Euripides

Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.

– Erich Fromm

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

– Kahlil Gibran

The hottest love has the coldest end.

– Socrates

Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.

– Loretta Young

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

– Audrey Hepburn

Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

– Jean De La Bruyere

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

– Franklin P. Jones

Where there is love there is life.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

– Aristotle

We loved with a love that was more than love.

– Edgar Allan Poe

We accept the love we think we deserve.

– Stephen Chbosky

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

– Lao Tzu

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

– Jess C. Scott

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

– Confucius

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.

– Orson Welles

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

– George Eliot

Love has no age, no limit; and no death.

– John Galsworthy

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

– Lao Tzu

Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.

– William Law

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.

– Honore De Balzac

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

– Mother Teresa

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

– H. L. Mencken

To love another person is to see the face of God.

– Victor Hugo

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

– Lucille Ball

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

– James A. Baldwin

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

– Zora Neale Hurston

Love is a mutual self giving which ends in self-recovery.

– Fulton J. Sheen

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

– Tom Robbins

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

– Thomas Carlyle

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

– Plato

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.

– Sarah Dessen

You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.

– John Green

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

– Zelda Fitzgerald

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

One love, one heart, one destiny.

– Bob Marley

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

– Pablo Neruda

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.

– Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

We can’t command our love, but we can our actions.

– Arthur Conan Doyle

Though lovers be lost love shall not.

– Dylan Thomas

People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.

– Ken Kesey

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

– H. L. Mencken

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

– Rainer Maria Rilke

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

– Oscar Wilde

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

– Lao Tzu

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

– Khalil Gibran

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

– Ben Hecht

Love can make even nice people do awful things.

– Jude Deveraux

Love: It will kill you and save you, both

– Lauren Oliver

Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.

– E. E. Cummings

It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are.

– Maggie Stiefvater

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

There is only one good thing in life, and that is love.

– Guy De Maupassant

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

– Mother Teresa

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

– Marc Chagall

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom

– Khalil Gibran

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

– Buddha

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

– Leo Buscaglia

Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.

– Arthur Rimbaud

Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy.

– Dwight L. Moody

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

– Erich Fromm

There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.

– Lorraine Hansberry

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

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

– Andre Breton

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

– Voltaire

The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.

– Lawrence Durrell

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

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

– Brendan Behan

Being in love is the only transcendent experience.

– Armistead Maupin

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.

– Henry Miller

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.

– Khalil Gibran

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche

It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.

– Shirley Maclaine

Loving others always costs us something and requires effort. And you have to decide to do it on purpose. You can’t wait for a feeling to motivate you.

– Joyce Meyer

True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

– Bryant H. Mcgill