Romantic Love Quotes (page 3)



list of romantic love quotes


"Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love." - Erich Fromm (1900-1980) German-American Psychoanalyst, Social Philosopher

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao-Tzu (604-531BC) Chinese Philosopher, Co-founder of Taoism

"Did my heart love till now? Forswear it sight, For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night. [Romeo and Juliet]" - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive." - Orlando A. Battista (1917~) Canadian-American Chemist, Author

"I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion - I have shudder'd at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion Love is my religion And I could die for that. I could die for you." - John Keats (1795-1821) English Poet

"Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away." - Elbert Green Hubbard (1856-1915) American Writer, Printer, Businessman

"Love is like a friendship caught on fire: In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep- burning and unquenchable." - Bruce Lee (1940-1973) Chinese-American Actor, Director, Martial Artist

"I love you - those three words have my life in them." - Alexandrea to Nicholas III

"Love is that condition in which The happiness of another person Is essential to your own. [Stranger in a Strange Land]" - Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) American Science Fiction Writer

"Tenderness emerges from the fact that the two persons, longing, as all individuals do, to overcome the separateness and isolation to which we are all heir because we are individuals, can participate in a relationship that, for the moment, is not of two isolated selves but a union." - Rollo May (1909-1994) American Psychotherapist

"Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration." - D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English Author

"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." - Oprah Winfrey (1954~) American TV Personality, Actor

"There are three things that last: faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love." - Bible, I Corinthians 13:13

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Author, Poet, Wit, Dramatist

"To live without loving is to not really live." - Moliere (1622-1673) [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] French Dramatist, Actor

"Love is the flower - you've got to let grow." - John Lennon (1940-1980) English Singer, Song Writer, Musician

"Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts." - Charles Dickens (1812-1870) English Novelist

"A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it - A song's not a song 'til you sing it - Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay - Love isn't love 'til you give it away!" - Oscar Hammerstein (1895-1960) American Song Writer

"Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that." - Michael Leunig (1945~) Cartoonist

"I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever." - Sir Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) Bengali Poet, Novelist, Composer

"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 (1928~) American Actor, Author

"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love." - Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) American Actor, Singer

"No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." - Francois Mauriac (1885-1970) French Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Playwright

"Perfect love is rare indeed - for to be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the acceptance of the saint, the tolerance of the scholar and the fortitude of the certain." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"The risk it takes to remain tight inside the bud is more painful than the risk it takes to blossom." - Anais Nin (1914-1977) French-born American Novelist, Dancer

"The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed." - Suzanne Necker

"Love is an ideal thing, marriage is a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

"Love is a great beautifier." - Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) American Novelist, Children's Writer

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." - Josh Billings (1818-1885) [Henry Wheeler Shaw] American Humorist

"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 (1874-1965) English Novelist, Playwright

"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) English Poet

"Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other--it doesn't matter who it is-- and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other." - Mother Teresa (1910-1997) Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

"Think about it, there must be higher love Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above Without it, life is a wasted time Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine." - Stephen Laurence 'Steve' Winwood (1948~) British Musician, Singer

"The greatest thing you'll ever learn Is just to love and be loved in return. [Moulin Rouge]" - Eden Ahbez (1909-1995) American Songwriter

"What we need to know about loving is no great mystery. We all know what constitutes loving behavior; we need but act upon it, not continually question it. Over-analysis often confuses the issue and in the end brings us no closer to insight. We sometimes become too busy classifying, separating, and examining, to remember that love is easy. It's we who make it complicated." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end." - Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) English Statesman, Author, Prime Minister (1868, 1874-80)

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love." - Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1911-1978) American Politician

"I'd like to run away From you, But if you didn't come And find me - I would die." - Dame Shirley Bassey (1937~) Welsh Singer

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

"Love doesn't make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) English Poet

"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears." - Woodrow Wyatt (1918~) English Journalist

"Even though there may be times It seems I'm far away Never wonder where I am 'Cause I am always by your side. [The Power of Love]" - Celine Dion (1968~) Canadian Quebecois Singer

"Paradise is always where love dwells." - Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825) German Novelist, Writer, Aesthetician


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