Great Love Quotes

Be Ready to Be Swept Away by These Great Love Quotes

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Great is what great does. Great love quotes are no exception to this rule. These love quotes have become great because they have infused and inspired the feelings of love in many a soul. A few of these great love quotes are sure to stir up love and romantic feelings in your heart too.

"Love is the strange bewilderment, which overtakes one person on account of another person." James Thurber and E. B. White
"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." Helen Keller
"The most difficult thing to explain in life is the simplest truth called love." Ramanathan Srinivasan
"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality." John Lennon
"It's a very dangerous state. You are inclined to recklessness and kind of tune out the rest of your life and everything that's been important to you. It's actually not all that pleasurable. I don't know who the hell wants to get in a situation where you can't bear an hour without somebody's company." Colin Firth
"As we have explained, in first love the soul is taken long before the body; later the body is taken long before the soul; sometimes the soul is not taken at all." Victor Hugo
"As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words." William Shakespeare

"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low." Henry Ward Beecher
"Love is when you look into someone's eyes and go all the way inside; to their soul and you both know... instantly!" Angela Chase

"Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life." Leo Buscaglia
"With love one can live even without happiness." Fyodor Dostoyevsky
"Love is a better teacher than duty." Albert Einstein
"The prerequisite for making love is to like someone enormously." Helen Gurley Brown
"To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that's everything!" T. Tolis
" True love stories never have endings." Richard Bach
"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea." Honore de Balzac
"In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person." Margaret Anderson
"You'll discover that real love is millions of miles past falling in love with anyone or anything. When you make that one effort to feel compassion instead of blame or self-blame, the heart opens again and continues opening." Sara Paddison
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop." H. L. Mencken
"True love is when your heart and your minds are saying the same thing." Leanna L. Bartram
"I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love." Mother Teresa
"Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood." Karen Casey
"Love is a friendship set to music." Joseph Campbell
"Blessed is the season, which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love." Hamilton Wright Mabie
"I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people." Huey Newton
"Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit." Khalil Gibran
"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." James Baldwin
"Love is a gift, not an obligation, follow your heart and always trust the person you love." Anonymous
"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up." James A. Baldwin
"Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins." Lois McMaster Bujold
"Love is something eternal… The aspect may change, but not the essence." Vincent Van Gogh
"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs." William Shakespeare
"What's meant to be will always find a way." Trisha Yearwood
"To be able to say how much you love is to love but little." Petrarch
"The best proof of love is trust." Joyce Brothers
"Whoso loves, believes the impossible." Elizabeth Barret Browning