Romantic Love Quotes (page 1)



list of romantic love quotes


"If I know what love is, it is because of you." - Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German-born Swiss Novelist, Poet

"Listen to my heart, can you hear it sing: Come back to me and forgive everything." - Moulin Rouge (The Movie)

"I have learned not to worry about love; But to honor its coming with all my heart." - Alice Walker (1944~) American Author, Critic

"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit." - Peter Ustinov (1921-2004) English Actor, Author, Director

"Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly, and without expectation - We don't love to be loved; we love to love." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness." - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) German Philosopher, Poet

"But true love is a durable fire, In the mind ever burning, Never sick, never old, never dead, From itself never turning." - Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618) English Officer, Navigator, Colonizer, Historian, Poet, Courtier

"Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end." - Madame De Stael (1766-1817) French-Swiss Novelist

"I have loved to the point of madness; That which is called madness, That which to me, Is the only sensible way to love." - Françoise Sagan (1935-2004) French Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter

"To get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with." - Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Clemens] American Author, Humorist

"True love begins when nothing is looked for in return." - Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French Aviator, Writer

"I love thee, I love but thee With a love that shall not die Till the sun grows cold And the stars grow old." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul." - Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430AD) Numidian-born Philosopher, Theologian

"Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it." - Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) English Clergyman, Author

"The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is a sort of Divine accident." - Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) English Novelist, Critic, Dramatist

"Love conquers all things; let us surrender to Love." - Virgil (70-19BC) [Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil] Roman Epic Poet

"Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell." - Joan Crawford (1908-1977) American Actor

"Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve." - Joan Borysenko (American Clinical Psychologist, Author)

"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear." - Bible, 1 John 4:18

"The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain signing to it - you and you alone make me feel that I am alive - Other men, it is said, have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough." - George Moore (1852-1933) Irish Writer

"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for." - Thomas Edward Bodett (1955~) American Author, TV Host, Radio Commentator

"Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time." - Edmund Spenser (1552-1599) English Poet

"Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold." - Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948) American Writer

"What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork." - Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) American Actor, Singer

"Who, being loved, is poor?" - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Author, Poet, Wit, Dramatist

"A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy." - George Jean Nathan (1882-1958) American Editor, Critic

"Love in its essence is spiritual fire." - Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772) Swedish Naturalist, Mathematician, Scientist, Theologian

"It is not night when I do see your face." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"The first duty of love - is to listen." - Paul Johannes Tillich (1886-1965) American Theologian, Philosopher

"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity." - Albert Einstein

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope." - Maya Angelou (1928~) American Actor, Author

"Nothing in this world is single, all things by laws divine in one spirit mix and mingle; why not I with thine?" - Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English Poet

"For it was not into my ear you whispered But into my heart Twas not my lips you kissed But my soul." - Judy Garland (1922-1969) American Actor, Singer

"Love is the greatest refreshment in life." - Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Spanish Painter, Sculptor

"Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love." - Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) [Count Lev Tolstoi] Russian Novelist, Moral Philosopher, Mystic

"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-born American Physicist

"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet." - Plato (427-347BC) Greek Philosopher

"Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always." - Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Italian Epic Poet, Philosopher

"The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable." - Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French Author, Lyric Poet, Dramatist

"A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendships, all the enjoyment of sense and reason - and indeed all the sweets of life. [The Spectator Magazine]" - Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English Essayist, Poet, Statesman

"Love is a haunting melody That I have never mastered And I fear I never will." - William Seward Burroughs (1914-1997) American Writer

"Love withers with predictability; its very essence is surprise and amazement. To make love a prisoner of the mundane is to take its passion and lose it forever." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"So dear I love him that with him, All deaths I could endure. Without him, live no life. [Romeo & Juliet]" - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Life without love is like a tree Without blossom and fruit." - Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) Lebanese-born American Mystic Poet, Painter

"A heart that loves is always young." - Greek Proverb

"A simple I love you means more than money." - Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) American Singer, Actor


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