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Famous Quotes and Sayings

Famous Quotes and Sayings by people around the world about Life, Success, Friends and Love

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

Love is my religion - I could die for it.

— John Keats

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

— Andre Breton

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

— Tammy Wynette

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.

— Alphonse de Lamartine

We loved with a love that was more than love.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

— Ingrid Bergman

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?

— Richard Bach

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.

— Michel de Montaigne

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

— Voltaire

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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

— Loretta Young

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

— Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

— Thomas Fuller

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

— Jean de la Bruyere

A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.

— Cyrano de Bergerac

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.

— Samuel Lover

If you want to be loved, be lovable.

— Ovid

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

— Eva Gabor

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

— Jose Ortega y Gasset

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

— Zora Neale Hurston

Stand by your man. Give him two arms to cling to and something warm to come to.

— Tammy Wynette

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

— Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

— Tom Robbins

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

— Rupert Brooke

Do all things with love.

— Og Mandino

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you'.

— Erich Fromm

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

— George Bernard Shaw

Love is the beauty of the soul.

— Saint Augustine

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.

— Erich Segal

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is no limit to the power of loving.

— John Morton

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

— Pearl Bailey

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

— Thomas Carlyle

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

— George Bernard Shaw

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

— Erich Fromm

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

— William Shakespeare

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

— Miguel de Unamuno

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

— James A. Baldwin

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

— Robert Browning

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.

— Charles Morgan

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

— Emily Bronte

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

— Friedrich Nietzsche

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

— Judy Garland

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

— Euripides

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.

— H. L. Mencken

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

— Thomas Aquinas

The art of love is largely the art of persistence.

— Albert Ellis

There is only one terminal dignity - love.

— Helen Hayes

When love is not madness, it is not love.

— Pedro Calderon de la Barca

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

— Stendhal

Fortune and love favor the brave.

— Ovid

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.

— Miguel de Unamuno

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