Famous Quotes and Sayings
Who, being loved, is poor?
— Oscar Wilde
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
— Julie Andrews
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
— Barbara Pym
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
— Khalil Gibran
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
— Honore de Balzac
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
— John Donne
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
— Victor Hugo
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
— Henry Drummond
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.
— Joseph Conrad
All mankind love a lover.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
— Theodore Dreiser
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
— David Grayson
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
— Leo Buscaglia
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
— Theodor Adorno
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
— Zelda Fitzgerald
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
— Mother Teresa
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
— Alphonse de Lamartine
You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from.
— Werner Erhard
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
— Andre Breton
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
— Judy Garland
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
— H. L. Mencken
Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.
— Daniel S. Greenberg
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
— Paulo Coelho
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
— Jiddu Krishnamurti
To say "I love you" one must first be able to say the "I".
— Ayn Rand
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
— Henry Drummond
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
— William Shakespeare
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
— Daphne Rae
Love conquers all.
Love is love's reward.
— John Dryden
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
— H. L. Mencken
People need loving the most when they deserve it the least.
— John Harrigan
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
— Ferdinand Foch
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
— Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
— Sarah Bernhardt
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
— George Eliot
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
— Rainer Maria Rilke
Love is metaphysical gravity.
— R. Buckminster Fuller
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
— John Ciardi
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
— William Congreve
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
— Anais Nin
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
— Benjamin Disraeli
Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times.
— Rita Rudner
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
— Emmet Fox
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 A. Baldwin
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
— Judith Viorst
Love is what you've been through with somebody.
— James Thurber
Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
— David Byrne
The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
— Gilbert K. Chesterton
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
— W. Somerset Maugham
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
— Lao Tzu
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
— A. A. Milne
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe