Romantic Love Quotes (page 4)



list of romantic love quotes


"A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous." - Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982) Swedish Actor

"The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies, With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies, When love is done." - Francis William Bourdillon (1852-1921) English Poet

"The human heart, at whatever age, opens to the heart that opens in return." - Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849) English Children's Author

"The course of true love never did run smooth." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"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." - Jalal-Uddin Rumi (1207-1273) Turkish Sufi Mystic Poet

"She walks in beauty, Like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes." - Lord Byron (1788-1824) [George Gordon] English Poet

"The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival. [Born For Love]" - Leo F. Buscaglia (1924-1998) American Psychologist, Author, Educator

"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 (1813-1887) American Preacher, Orator, Writer

"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 (1892-1973) American Novelist

"The greatest tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love." - W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English Novelist, Playwright

"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

"Love is a many splendid thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love!" - Moulin Rouge (The Movie)

"Love asks me no questions, And gives me endless support." - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English Poet, Playwright, Actor

"Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction." - Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French Aviator, Writer

"You can give without loving, But you cannot love without giving." - Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) Irish Missionary

"Romantic love is a passionate spiritual-emotional-sexual attachment between a man and a woman that reflects a high regard for the value of each other's person." - Nathaniel Branden (American Psychologist)

"True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart." - Honore De Balzac (1799-1850) French Novelist

"To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it. [Life and love]" - Samuel Butler (1835-1902) English Novelist, Satirist, Scholar

"We can only learn to love by loving." - Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) English Novelist, Philosopher

"And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course." - Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) Lebanese-born American Mystic Poet, Painter

"When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out." - Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) Irish Novelist


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