170 Love Quotes to Inspire and Uplift Your Heart and Soul

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Top 10 Love Quotes (BEST)

  1. One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Khalil Gibran
  2. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection — Buddha
  3. If you judge people, you have no time to love them. — Mother Theresa
  4. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu
  5. To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. — G. K. Chesterton
  6. I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. — Roy Croft
  7. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. — Albert Schweitzer
  8. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. — William Shakespeare
  9. Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free. — Bob Marley
  10. If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were. — Anonymous

The Most Famous Love Quotes

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Our life is all grounded and rooted in love, and without love we may not live. — Julian of Norwich

For above all, love is a sharing. Love is a power. Love is a change that takes place in our own heart. Sometimes it may change others, but always it changes us. — James Dillet Freeman

Love is the essence of life; love touches all of our work. Love never leaves us. It clings to us, and we cling to it. — Emmanuelle Riva

Love is the beauty of the soul. — Saint Augustine

It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit. — Eartha Kitt

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the gods; desired by those who have no part in him, and precious to those who have the better part in him. — Plato

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In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion. — Rumi

Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart. — Euripides

Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year. It brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul. — Billy Graham

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods. — Plato

Short Love Quotes

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  • Above all things I believe in love. — Ewan McGregor
  • Love is the oxygen of the soul — Tony Robbins
  • life without love, is no life at all — Leonardo da Vinci
  • Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life. — Leo Buscaglia
  • The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love. — Henry Miller

Love Image Quotes

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Love quote by William Shakespeare

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. — William Shakespeare

Love quote by Bob Marley

Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free. — Bob Marley

Love quote by Stephen Chbosky

We accept the love we think we deserve. — Stephen Chbosky

Love quote by Euripides

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. — Euripides

Love quote by Oscar Wilde

Women are made to be loved, not understood. — Oscar Wilde

Love quote by Paulo Coelho

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Love quote by Proverbs

A heart that loves is always young. — Proverbs

Love quote by Sylvester Stallone

Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. — Sylvester Stallone

Love quote by Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings. — Richard Bach

Love quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love quote by Rumi

Wherever you are, whatever you do, be in love. — Rumi

Love quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald

There are all kinds of love in the world, but never the same love twice. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Love quote by Sigmund Freud

Love is a state of temporary psychosis. — Sigmund Freud

Love quote by Elbert Hubbard

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. — Elbert Hubbard

Love quote by Vincent Van Gogh

Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence. — Vincent Van Gogh

Love quote by Richard Bach

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. — Richard Bach

Love quote by Tupac Shakur

You never stop loving someone. You just learn to live without them. — Tupac Shakur

Love quote by Maya Angelou

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. — Maya Angelou

Love quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Love quote by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love. — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Love quote Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it trut
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.

Self Love Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

You weren't an accident. You weren't mass produced. You aren't an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on the earth by the Master Craftsman. — Max Lucado

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I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez

Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide. — Marva Collins

When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem. — Abraham Maslow

Love quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. — Rabindranath Tagore

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Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Khalil Gibran

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. — Albert Einstein

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. — Ernest Hemingway

True Love Quotes

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Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself. — Maya Angelou

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding. — Ellen G. White

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. — Mother Teresa

Love quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be. — Leo Tolstoy

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. — Robert Fulghum

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The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. — Che Guevara

Love quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that's so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end. — Bob Marley

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. — Rumi

Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. — Immanuel Kant

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

Sad Love Quotes

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beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living. — Bob Marley

How sad, a heart that does not know how to love, that does not know what it is to be drunk with love. If you are not in love, how can you enjoy the blinding light of the sun, the soft light of the moon? — Omar Khayyam

On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna). She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . . — Mother Teresa

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Tears are words the heart can't express — Gerard Way

You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel. — Johnny Depp

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Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. — A. A. Milne

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Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth

Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart. — Jim Henson

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. — Mother Teresa

Love is also like a coconut which is good while it is fresh, but you have to spit it out when the juice is gone, what's left tastes bitter. — Bertolt Brecht

Deep Love Quotes

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A Mother's love is something that no one can explain, It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain, It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may For nothing can destroy it or take that love away — Helen Steiner Rice

to love is to risk, not being loved in return. to hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing. — Bob Marley

Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other. — Dalai Lama

Love quote If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.

Real value isn’t in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family! — T. D. Jakes

Don't love deeply, till you make sure that the other part loves you with the same depth, because the depth of your love today, is the depth of your wound tomorrow. — Nizar Qabbani

Three things differentiate living from the soul verses living from the ego only: the ability to sense and learn new ways, the tenacity to ride a rough road, and the patience to learn deep love over time. — Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Love quote Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

Whoever you are, no matter what social position you have, rich or poor, always show great strength and determination, and always do everything with much love and deep faith in God. One day you will reach your goal. — Ayrton Senna

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. — Washington Irving

We are never more than a belief away from our greatest love, deepest healing, and most profound miracles. — Gregg Braden

All meditation must begin with arousing deep compassion. Whatever one does must emerge from an attitude of love and benefitting others. — Milarepa

Romantic Love Quotes

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The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart. — J. G. Holland

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We were together. I forget the rest. — Walt Whitman

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. — Unknown Author

Love quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

Life without you is like a broken pencil, there's no point. — Tyga

I love you because I love you, because it would be impossible not to love you. I love you without question, without calculation, without reason good or bad, faithfully, with all my heart and soul, and every faculty. — Juliette Drouet

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Meet me where the sky touches the sea. Wait for me where the world begins. — Jennifer Donnelly

Love quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. — Paulo Coelho

I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved. — Shana Abe

I'd rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you. — Pocahontas

Spiritual Love Quotes

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There is only one caste... the caste of humanity. There is only one religion... the religion of love. There is only one language... the language of the heart. — Sathya Sai Baba

I am in love with no other than myself, and my very separation is my union... I am my beloved and my lover; I am my knight and my maiden. — Ibn Arabi

There is no difficulty that enough LOVE will not conquer, no disease that enough LOVE will not heal, no door that enough LOVE will not open, no gulf that enough LOVE will not bridge, no wall that enough LOVE will not throw down, no sin that enough LOVE will not redeem. — Emmet Fox

Love quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

My heart has become capable of every form: It is a pasture for gazelles And a monastery for Christian monks, And the pilgrim's Ka'ba, And the tablets of the Torah, And the book of the Koran. I follow the religion of Love: Whatever way love's camel takes, That is my religion, my faith. — Ibn Arabi

When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy. — Hafez

Love goes very far beyond the physical person of the beloved. It finds its deepest meaning in its spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of importance. — Viktor E. Frankl

Love quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

There is only one royal road for the spiritual journey...Love — Sathya Sai Baba

The more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love... and, mirror-like... each soul reflects the other. — Dante Alighieri

The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there? — Jack Kornfield

Understand the place of love in a spiritual life. A powerful and blissful type of love has no conditions, no ownership and no people involved. Be free from fear. Be who you are. That is love. — Ajahn Brahm

Faith And Love Quotes

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Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for having created me. — Clare of Assisi

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. — Zig Ziglar

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

Love quote Love her but leave her wild.
Love her but leave her wild.

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. — Elie Wiesel

You ask me 'What’s the the greatest act of faith?' To me is to look in the mirror of God’s word, and see all my faults, all my sin, all my shortcomings and to believe that God loves me exactly as he says he does. — Paul Washer

All the things in this world are gifts of God, created for us, to be the means by which we can come to know him better, love him more surely, and serve him more faithfully. — Ignatius of Loyola

The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people. — Martin Luther

There is no love without hope, no hope without love, and neither hope nor love without faith. — Saint Augustine

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. — Max Lucado

Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it. — Rainer Maria Rilke

Love Being With You Quotes

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To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate. — Al-Ghazali

If you want to change the world, start with yourself. — Mahatma Gandhi

Your love Should never be offered to the mouth of a Stranger, Only to someone Who has the valor and daring To cut pieces of their soul off with a knife Then weave them into a blanket To protect you. — Hafez

Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are. — Ariana Grande

If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures. — John Piper

Loving one another with the charity of Christ, let the love you have in your hearts be shown outwardly in your deeds so that compelled by such an example, the sisters may also grow in the love of God and charity for one another. — Clare of Assisi

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If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise. — Jeannette Walls

The way to happiness is: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, give much. Fill your life with love. Do as you would be done by. — Gautama Buddha

A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself -- to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart — Leo Buscaglia

If one day you have to choose between the world and love, remember this: If you choose the world you’ll be left without love, but if you choose love, with it you will conquer the world — Albert Einstein

Love You More Quotes

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Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you've never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. — Bob Marley

Your life is nothing more than a love story. Between you and God. Nothing more. Every person, every experience, every gift, every loss, every pain is sent to your path for one reason and one reason only: to bring you back to Him. — Yasmin Mogahed

Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. — W. E. B. Du Bois

When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times. — Mitch Albom

Smile more than you cry, Give more than you take, and Love more than you Hate. — Drake

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. — Mother Teresa

The surest way to determine whether one possesses the love of God is to see whether he or she loves his or her neighbor. These two loves are never separated. Rest assured, the more you progress in love of neighbor the more your love of God will increase. — Teresa of Avila

You are my sunrise. Your smile lights up my world. I could give anything just to see you happy. True love is not in getting things from others but in giving and sharing more and more. — William Bernhardt

The Beloved is inside you and also inside me. You know the tree is hidden inside the seed. Let your arrogance go. None of us has gone far. Inside love there is more power than we realize. — Kabir

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. — Barbara De Angelis

How To Love Quotes

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Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it. He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power. — Dick Gregory

Not by gain our life is measured, But by what we've lost 'Tis scored; 'Tis not how much wine is drunken But how much has been outpoured. For the strength of love never standeth In the sacrifice we bear; He who has the greatest suffering Ever has the most to share. — Watchman Nee

I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.” — Afeni Shakur

In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line. — Harriet Tubman

To Almighty God, it's not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving. Love is not measured by how much we do; love is measured by how much love we put in; how much it is hurting us in loving. — Mother Teresa

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture. — Abraham Joshua Heschel

Learn to commit every situation to God, and trust Him for the outcome. God's love for you never changes, no matter what problems you face or how unsettled life becomes. — Billy Graham

Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things. It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness. — Jean Vanier

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. — Morrie Schwartz

Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away. — Sarah Kay

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More Love Quotes

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Love quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

Love your enemies because they bring out the best in you. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Love quote by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Love quote by Michael Todd

Love hurts more than hate. — Michael Todd

Love quote by Elizabeth II

Grief is the price we pay for love. — Elizabeth II

Love quote by Nina Simone

You've got to learn to leave the table When love's no longer being served". — Nina Simone

Love quote by Aristotle

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. — Aristotle

Love quote by Pablo Neruda

Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us — Pablo Neruda

Love quote by Glenn Frey

People don't run out of dreams - people just run out of time. — Glenn Frey

Love quote by Rosa Parks

you must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. — Rosa Parks

Love quote by Joseph Prince

Use money and love people. Don't love money and use people. — Joseph Prince

Love quote by Hubert Humphrey

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. — Hubert Humphrey

Love quote by Charles Dickens

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. — Charles Dickens

Love quote by John Calvin

Whatever a person may be like, we must still love them because we love God. — John Calvin

Love quote by Proverbs

Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee. — Proverbs

Love quote by Anthony of Padua

Charity is the soul of faith, makes it alive; without love, faith dies. — Anthony of Padua

Love quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love quote by Swami Vivekananda

Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death. — Swami Vivekananda

Love quote by Albert Einstein

You can't blame gravity for falling in love. — Albert Einstein

Love quote by Jimi Hendrix

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. — Jimi Hendrix

In Conclusion

Love quotes often explore the different dimensions of romantic relationships. They highlight the significance of love in creating strong and lasting bonds between two individuals. Love quotes often speak of the happiness and joy found in being in love, as well as the pain and heartache that can come with it. They remind us of the importance of cherishing and nurturing love, as it can bring immense happiness and support in our lives. Love quotes also emphasize the power of love to heal and transform, showing us that love has the ability to overcome any obstacles and bring light into our lives.

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