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List of love quotes
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This is a list of love quotes
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
All we have
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
Beauty of the soul
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Born of love
We are born of love; Love is our mother.
But my heart
Cure of love
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
W. Somerset Maugham
Even the rich!
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
Every heart sings a song
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Fortune and love
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
George Bernard Shaw
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
I love mankind
I love mankind, he said, "but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.
I loved her
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
If I love you
If you loved someone
If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love.
In the heart
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
In the same direction
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
It can be a nightmare
I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.
It is better
It is like a friendship caught on fire
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.
It takes us somewhere
Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
Let them go
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
Love and peace
If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
Love begins at home
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.
Love is a canvas
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Love is a smoke
Love looks with the mind
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
Loved and loving
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Loved or understood?
Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
Loving so easily
My God, these folks don't know how to love - that's why they love so easily.
D. H. Lawrence
Loving your creator
And so being young and dipped in folly I fell in love with melancholy.
Edgar Allan Poe
More than love
No companion but Love
I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.'
Not only to be loved
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
One is loved
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
Only love can
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Only more love
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
T. S. Eliot
Power and love
Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reason and love
Reason is not what decides love.
Recognizing yourself in another
Selfishness and the mind
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Someone to love
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
Speaking of love
If you're speaking of love, you really must include the element of uncertainty - and perhaps it's best approached as the art of constant maintenance.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
The birth of love
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
The course of love
The face of a man
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac
The flower of life
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
The garden of love
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
The greatest pleasure
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
The hunger for love
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
The only gold
The people we love
The principle of love
The real lover
The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
The same direction
They are necessities
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
They're in each other
The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere.
They're in each other all along.
To fear love
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Towards the other soul
One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.
D. H. Lawrence
The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Vincent van Gogh
What is hell?
What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.
Whatever you do
Whatever you do, crush the infamous thing, and love those who love you.
When one is so sad
Without his wings
Years of love