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Famous Love Quotes By Famous Personalities

75 top love quotes by famous authors.

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

– Bertrand Russell

True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.

– Kiera Cass

When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be.

– Leo Tolstoy

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

– Dalai Lama

Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

– Helen Rowland

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return

– Eden Ahbez

If we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls.

– Maya Angelou

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

– János Arany

Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.

– Meher Baba

There is no gift more great than love.

– James Branch Cabell

Where there is the greatest love, there are always miracles.

– Willa Cather

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

– Dr. Seuss

You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.

– Jodi Picoult

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson

So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.

– Paulo Coelho

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.

– Oscar Wilde

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche

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.

– James Baldwin

The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into confusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true.

– Dante Alighieri

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.

– Osho

First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.

– Maya Angelou

Love is the whole and more than all.

– E. E. Cummings

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…

– E. E. Cummings

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

– Maya Angelou

To love is to burn, to be on fire.

– Jane Austen

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

– Oscar Wilde

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.

– Maya Angelou

You know you arre in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

– Dr. Seuss

One is very crazy when in love.

– Sigmund Freud

You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free

– Thich Nhat Hanh

There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

– Maya Angelou

A most mediocre person can be the object of a love which is wild, extravagant, and beautiful as the poison lillies of the swamp.

– Carson McCullers

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.

– Maya Angelou

And we are put on this earth a little space that we might learn to bear the beams of love

– William Blake

You know you are in love when the two of you can go grocery shopping together.

– Woody Harrelson

The value and quality of any love is determined solely by the lover himself.

– Carson McCullers

To those who have given up on love: I say, ‘Trust life a little bit.’

– Maya Angelou

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

– Honore De Balzac

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

– Maya Angelou

Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style.

– Maya Angelou

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If nothing saves us from death, at least love should save us from life

– Pablo Neruda

Yet it is only love which sets us free.

– Maya Angelou

I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give back as good as I give.

– Sylvia Plath

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.

– Eden Ahbez

Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.

– Louisa May Alcott

It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and that is faithful to what it finds.

– Augustine of Hippo

Beauty grows in you to the extent that love grows, because charity itself is the soul’s beauty.

– Augustine of Hippo

There is only one thing infamous in love, and that is a falsehood.

– Paul Bourget

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.

– Phillips Brooks

Whoever lives true life, will love true love.

– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hatred has never stopped hatred. Only love stops hate. This is the eternal law.

– Gautama Buddha

Love is the greatest advantage a parent can give.

– Warren Buffett

The falling out of lovers is the renewing of love.

– Robert Burton

You are at the begining of your life, perhaps you will have many loves, but if you are fortunate, you will have only one love.

– Jolee Bindo

If everything is imperfect in this imperfect world, love is most perfect in its perfect imperfection.

– Gunar Bjornstrand

Love is the substance of all life. Everything is connected in love, absolutely everything.

– Julia Cameron

For love is ever the beginning of knowlegde, as fire is of light.

– Thomas Carlyle

Love the world. Otherwise, you will be forced to carry the heaviest load: your own bitter self.

– Sri Chinmoy

If you really want to love humanity, then you have to love humanity as it is now.

– Sri Chinmoy

Life is nothing but the expansion of love. We can cultivate divine love by entering into the Source. The Source is God, who is all Love.

– Sri Chinmoy

Man is by nature a lover. Only he has yet to discover the real thing to love. This quest awakens him to the fulfillment of his real Self.

– Sri Chinmoy

Love is something that never cared to learn how to judge anybody.

– Sri Chinmoy

Instead of creating a reason why you cannot love the world, try to create a reason why you should and must love the world.

– Sri Chinmoy

World-peace can be achieved when the power of love replaces the love of power.

– Sri Chinmoy

Do not judge but love and be loved, if you want to be really happy.

– Sri Chinmoy

Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it. You say the word too much and it becomes cheap.

– Ray Charles

The wise are wise only because they love.

– Paulo Coelho

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

– Paulo Coelho

Love is the force that transforms and improves the Soul of the World.

– Paulo Coelho

We must never forget that spiritual experience is above all a practical experience of love. And with love, there are no rules.

– Paulo Coelho

Lovers need to know how to lose themselves and then how to find themselves again.

– Paulo Coelho