Quotes of Love

“ Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others. ”

- Anne Sophie Swetchine

“ Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be. ”

- Anton Chekhov

“ To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves. ”

- Blaise Pascal

“ The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. ”

- Carl Jung

“ Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. ”

- Charles M. Schulz

“ It is the caring and sharing that count—love is not prevented by the things and the time that you haven’t shared. ”

- Claudia Jewett Jarrett

“ There's an evolutionary imperative why we give a crap about our family and friends. And there's an evolutionary imperative why we don't give a crap about anybody else. If we loved all people indiscriminately, we couldn't function. ”

- David Foster

“ To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. ”

- David Viscott

“ Couples are jigsaw puzzles that hang together by touching in just enough points. They're never total fits or misfits. ”

- Diane Ackerman

“ There's a lot to be said for self-delusionment when it comes to matters of the heart. ”

- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

“ Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never go wrong; And I am Marie of Romania. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love. ”

- Elizabeth Aston

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

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“ Love is everything it's cracked up to be…It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. ”

- Erica Jong

“ People are such great mysteries. Just when we think we have understood them, a wonderful new aspect shows in them. ”

- Eucharista Ward

“ When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness. ”

- Euripides

“ There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do…? ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ I believe love is primarily a choice and only sometimes a feeling. If you want to feel love, choose to love and be patient. ”

- Gordon Atkinson

“ I don’t think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given. ”

- Gordon Atkinson

“ You can't love anyone until you understand that you can't love everyone. ”

- Gordon Atkinson

“ They wouldn't call it falling in love if you didn't get hurt sometimes, but you just pick yourself up and move on. ”

- Gregory Thomas Garcia Elijah Aron Jordan Young

“ Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you? Maybe it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity. ”

- Henry Bromel

“ There is no remedy for love but to love more. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Just because you love someone doesn't mean you have to be involved with them. Love is not a bandage to cover wounds. ”

- Hugh Elliott
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