Romantic Love Quotes (page 2)

list of romantic love quotes

"Let the world stop turning, Let the sun stop burning, Let them tell me love's not worth going through. If it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, The only dream that mattered had come true ...In this life I was loved by you." - Bette Midler (1945~) American Singer. Entertainer, Actor

"Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope." - Josh Billings (1818-1885) [Henry Wheeler Shaw] American Humorist

"My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep. The more I give thee, the more I have, For both are infinite." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) American Poet, Wit, Essayist, Scholar

"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American Poet, Essayist

"Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart." - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180AD) Roman Emperor, Philosopher

"This story is about truth, beauty, freedom; but above all things, this story is about love." - Moulin Rouge (The Movie)

"Love: A temporary insanity, curable by marriage. [The Devil's Dictionary]" - Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913) American Author, Editor, Journalist

"To be in love is merely to be In a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess." - Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen." - Samuel Adams (1722-1803) American Revolutionary, Statesman

"LOVE: The irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired." - Mark Twain (1835-1910) [Samuel Clemens] American Author, Humorist

"Faults are thick where love is thin." - English Proverb

"Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place." - Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) American Novelist, Playwright, Anthropologist

"The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them." - Stephen Edwin King (1947~) American Writer

"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god." - Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) Argentinean Author

"Grow old with me! The best is yet to be." - Robert Browning (1812-1889) English Poet

"You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with." - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer (1940~) American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

"Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?" - Cinderella (The Fairytale)

"'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." - Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1883) English Poet Laureate

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." - Annie (The Movie)

"If you have it [love], you don't need to have anything else. If you don't have it, it doesn't matter much what else you have." - Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) Scottish Journalist, Writer, Dramatist

"When love speaks, the voice of all the gods Make heaven drowsy with the harmony. [Love's Labor's Lost]" - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity." - Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) American Clergyman, Writer

"Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely." - Hawkeye, MASH (Television Show)

"Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise." - Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French Author, Lyric Poet, Dramatist

"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." - Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English Essayist, Poet, Statesman

"We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it." - Josh Billings (1818-1885) [Henry Wheeler Shaw] American Humorist

"The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love." - Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French Author, Lyric Poet, Dramatist

"Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other." - Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) Czechoslovakian-born German Lyric Poet

"How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?" - Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-born American Physicist

"I have found men who didn't know how to kiss. I've always found time to teach them." - Mae West (1893-1980) American Actor, Writer

"Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"The greatest thing you'll ever learn Is to love and be loved in return. [Unforgettable]" - Nat King Cole (1919-1965) American Singer, Pianist

"The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart." - Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881) American Author

"Men always want to be a woman's first love - What (women) like is to be a man's last romance." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Author, Poet, Wit, Dramatist

"If music be the food of love; play on." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Life is a flower of which love is the honey." - Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French Author, Lyric Poet, Dramatist

"And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French Aviator, Writer

"I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable." - Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English Essayist, Poet, Statesman

"To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others." - Francois Mauriac (1885-1970) French Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Playwright

"Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination." - Voltaire (1694-1778) [Francois-Marie Arouet] French Philosopher, Historian, Writer

"Where Mercy, Love, and Pity dwell There God is dwelling too." - William Blake (1757-1827) English Poet, Mystic, Painter

"He who love touches walks not in darkness." - Plato (427-347BC) Greek Philosopher

"You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) English Poet

"For you see, each day I love you more Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow." - Rosemonde Gerard

"We don't see things as they are. We see things as we are." - Anais Nin (1914-1977) French-born American Novelist, Dancer

"For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth unenvying." - Aeschylus (525-456BC) Greek Dramatist, Tragic Poet

"Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species." - W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English Novelist, Playwright

"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go." - Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German-born Swiss Novelist, Poet

"Love is the only gold." - Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1883) English Poet Laureate

"Love comfortheth like sunshine after rain." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"You say that love is nonsense - I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength." - Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) American Historian

"Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary: I humbly pray to heaven above that I love the man I marry." - Anouk Aimee (1932~) French Actor

"For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress." - William Blake (1757-1827) English Poet, Mystic, Painter

"For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation." - Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) Czechoslovakian-born German Lyric Poet

"Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is." - Diane Ackerman (1948~) American Poet, Writer, Social Worker

"Soul meets soul on lover's lips." - Percy Bysshe Shelly (1792-1822) English Romantic Poet

"All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) American Writer, Poet, Journalist

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love." - Sophocles (495-406BC) Greek Dramatist

"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved." - George Sand (1804-1876) [Madame Dudevant] French Novelist

"Hearts are not to be had as a gift - hearts are to be earned." - William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Irish Poet, Revivalist of Irish Literature

"Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand." - Mother Teresa (1910-1997) Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

"Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eye, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"The life and love we create is the life and love we live." - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

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