Love Quotes


heartThe following is a collection of quotes I have collected over the past year. It is my hug to you! You will find most of these quotes are to do with love, inspiration and motivation. Some sweet, some silly and some serious.  Use them as your vision board for the love you have or the love you would like to have.  Hopefully it will bring a smile to your face and light up your day! Please fee free to submit your favorite quotes so that I may add them below.

“People will not remember you for what you did or what you said – but for how they felt when they were around you.”  ~  Mary Angelou

“LOVE: We think about it, Sing about it, Dream about it & Loose sleep worrying about it. When we don’t know we have it, we search for it. When we discover it, we don’t know what to do with it. When we have it, we fear loosing it. It is the constant source of pleasure and pain. But we don’t know which it will be from one moment to the next. It is a short word, easy to spell, difficult to define & IMPOSSIBLE to live without.” ~ Unknown

“Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.” ~ Unknown

“When you have nothing left but love, then for the first time you become aware that love is enough.” ~Unknown

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out. ~ Elizabeth Bowen

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, While loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston

“A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.” ~ Brendan Francis

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung

“Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.” ~ Carrie Bradshaw

“Don’t worry about finding the right woman- concentrate on becoming the right man.” ~ Unknown

“True love is the outward demonstration of inward conviction.” ~ Anonymous

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” ~ Joseph Addison

“The life and love we create is the life and love we live.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

“Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.”

“Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another.” ~ Unknown

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” ~ Helen Rowland

“Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.” ~ Unknown

“The biggest mistake you can make in life is to be continually afraid of making one.” ~ Unknown

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” ~ Helen Rowland

“Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.” ~ Unknown

“Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.” ~ Unknown

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” ~ Jane Smiley

“Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. You have to let go of who you were to become who you want to be.” ~ Carrie Bradshaw

“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” ~ Herm Albright5214_233311680692_114098785692_7792250_2066255_n

“Love doesn’t make the world go round, Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” ~ Elizabeth Browning

“The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.” ~ Josiah G. Holland

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, While loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu

“The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them….” ~ Michelle Hammersley

“A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.” ~ Woodrow Wyatt

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller

“To get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.” ~ Mark Twain

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan

“We can only learn to love by loving.” ~ Iris Murdoch

“After you’ve dated someone, it should be legal to stamp them with what’s wrong with them so the next person doesn’t have to start from scratch.” ~ Rita Rudner

“I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” ~ Rita Rudner

“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

“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

“You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip.” ~ Jonathan Carroll

“A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.” ~ Brendan Francis

“The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.” ~ Emil Ludwig

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” ~ Joseph F. Newton

“As we drive along this road called life, occasionally a gal will find herself a little lost. And when that happens, I guess she has to let go of the coulda, shoulda, woulda, buckle up and just keep going.” ~ Carrie Bradshaw

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” ~A.A. Milne

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.” ~ Drlrao Swami Vivekananda

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” ~ Mark Victor Hansen

“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

“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 richness to life that nothing else can bring.” ~ Oscar Wilde

“True love is the outward demonstration of inward conviction.” ~ Anonymous

Couple-Night-Date3“Love is for fools wise enough to take a chance.” ~ Anonymous

“Treat yourself the way you want to be treated by others …love yourself and you will be loved” ~ Unknown

“Choose your thoughts carefully …you are a masterpiece of your life.”

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Only love let’s us see normal things in an extraordinary way.” ~Anonymous

“We are like magnets – like attract like. You become AND attract what you think”

“No one is perfect until you fall in love with them.” ~ Unknown

“Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.” ~ Unknown

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” ~ Unknown

“Just because you know someone doesn’t mean you love them, and just because you don’t know people doesn’t mean you can’t love them. You can fall in love with a complete stranger in a heartbeat, if God planned that route for you. So open your heart to strangers more often. You never know when God will throw that pass at you.” ~ Heather Grove

“To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.” ~ Anonymous

“Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration. Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper: you are the most special person in my life.” ~ Charles Stanley

“Incompatibility is just a lack of communication. If we just try to love [our spouse] the way we want to be loved, we are in trouble. Unless you communicate, it’s difficult to know how to love another person.” ~ Dr. Charles Lowery ~

“Seduce my mind and you can have my body, Find my soul and I’m yours forever.” ~Anonymous

“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people move our souls to dance. They awaken us to new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon. They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never ever the same. ~ Flavia Weedn

“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

“When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.” ~Natalie Clifford Barney

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror.” ~ Byrd Baggett

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure its worth watching.” ~Unknown

“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” ~ Unknown

“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

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

“We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.” ~ Mother Teresa

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” ~ Joseph Addison

“Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

“What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.” ~ Pearl Bailey

“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

“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

“The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them.” ~ Michelle Hammersley

“The life and love we create is the life and love we live. ” ~ Leo Buscaglia

“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.” ~ Pearl S. Buck

“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

“Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself. ~ Leo Buscaglia

“Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration. Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper: you are the most special person in my life.” ~ Charles Stanley

“When you’re attracted to someone it just means that your subconscious is attracted to their subconscious, subconsciously, so what we know as fate is two neuroses knowing that they’re a perfect match.” ~ Sleepless in Seattle

“True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.” ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“….A simple I love you means more than money….” ~ Frank Sinatra

“Somewhere there’s someone who dreams of your smile…” –Unknown

“The spaces between your fingers were created so that another’s could fill them in.” ~ Unknown

“A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.” ~ Mae West ~
“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ~ Robert Frost

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” ~ Helen Rowland

“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 ~

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” ~ Elynor Glyn

“Men always want to be a woman’s first love – women like to be a man’s last romance.” ~ Oscar Wilde

“Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

“The biggest mistake you can make in life is to be continually afraid of making one.” ~Unknown

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” ~ Jane Smiley

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” ~ Sam Keen

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” ~ Ella Fitzgerald

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ` ~Aristotle

“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.” ~ Mother Teresa ~

“Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. You have to let go of who you were to become who you want to be.” ~ Carrie Bradshaw

“We were given: Two hands to hold. To legs to walk. Two eyes to see. Two ears to listen. But why only one heart? Because the other was given to someone else. For us to find.” ~ Unknown

thkises“Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” ~ Anonymous

“The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.” ~ Josiah G. Holland

“A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.” ~ Woodrow Wyatt

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” ~ by Helen Keller

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” ~ Ingrid Bergman

“You attract people by the qualities you display. You keep them by the qualities you possess.” ~ Unknown

“Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.” ~ Rose Franken

“No man is worth your tears, and when you find the man who is, he’ll never make you cry.” ~ Unknown

“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” ~ Unknown

“When you are in love you can’t fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.” ~ Dr. Seuss

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

“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

“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

“Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.” ~ Cathy Carlyle

“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

“Love – a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.” ~ Anonymous

“I know that somewhere in the Universe exists my perfect soulmate — but looking for her is much more difficult than just staying at home and ordering another pizza.” ~Alf Whit

“I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.” ~Woody Allen

“There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart.” ~Melanie Griffith

“I’m talking about fate here – when feelings are so powerful it’s as if some force beyond your control is guiding you to someone who can make you happy beyond your wildest dreams.” ~Alex & Emma

“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” ~ Flora Whittemore

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