Love quotes about her and him

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33. “Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.” — H. L. Mencken

34. “Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.” — Unknown

35. “We are shaped and fashioned by those we love.” — Geothe

36. “When love is not madness it is not love.” ― Pedro Calderón de la Barca

37. “Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” ― Paulo Coelho

38. “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.” ― Pablo Neruda

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39. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” ― Sophocles

40. “You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” — Julia Roberts

41. “The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.” — Jennifer Aniston

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

43. “When two people love each other, they don’t look at each other, they look in the same direction.” — Ginger Rogers

44. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn Is to love and be loved in return.” — “Unforgettable with Love” by Natalie Cole

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‘Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark our coming, and look brighter when we come. ~Lord Byron

A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you.
~Author Unknown

Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. ~Author unknown, as printed in The Hoosier Farmer

You know you have found love when you can’t find your way back. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. ~Lynda Barry

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies. ~Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. ~Karl Menninger

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. ~Cher

Love is staying up all night with a sick child — or a healthy adult. ~David Frost

Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new. ~Ursula K. Le Guin

Love is not singular except in syllable. ~Marvin Taylor

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. ~John Ciardi

People who are sensible about love are incapable of it. ~Douglas Yates

While duty measures the regard it owes
With scrupulous precision and nice justice,
Love never reasons, but profusely gives,
Gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all,
And trembles then, lest it has done too little.
~Hannah More

Ah me! why may not love and life be one? ~Henry Timrod

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning

Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds. ~William Shakespeare, “Sonnet CXVI”

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. ~Leo Tolstoy

Take love as a sober man takes wine; do not become a drunkard. If your mistress is sincere and faithful, love her for that; but if she is not, if she is merely young and beautiful, love her for that; if she is agreeable and spirituelle, love her for that; if she is none of these things but merely loves you, love her for that. Love does not come to us every day. ~Alfred de Musset, The Confession of a Child of the Century/La Confession d’un enfant du siècle, 1836, Desgenais to Octave, translated from French by Kendall Warren

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken. ~Marguerite de Valois

Love…. Its eternal goal is life…. No one who has ever brought up a child can doubt for a moment that love is literally the life-giving fluid of human existence. ~Smiley Blanton, quoted in Woman’s Home Companion, 1956

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love. ~Mother Teresa

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from. ~Werner Erhard

Sometimes the shortest distance between two points is a winding path walked arm in arm. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

No one can understand love who has not experienced infatuation. And no one can understand infatuation, no matter how many times he has experienced it. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Love me and the world is mine. ~David Reed

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45. “I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

46. “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.” — Oscar Wilde

47. “Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” — Hemingway

48. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” — Charles Schulz

49. “Where there is love there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi

50. “And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.” — Paul McCartney

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The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. ~Mother Teresa

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

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved. It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder. ~Charles Morgan

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, “Outside the Dog Museum”

Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. ~Erich Fromm

Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. ~Khalil Gibran

Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford — but you’ll take him anyway. ~Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species. ~W. Somerset Maugham, A Writer’s Notebook, 1949

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-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river. ~Malagasy Proverb

Do I love you because you’re beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?
~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella

For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
~Rosemonde Gerard

Forget love — I’d rather fall in chocolate! ~Sandra J. Dykes

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~Mark Overby

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. ~Author Unknown

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. ~Author Unknown

Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly. ~Proverb

The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods. ~Theodor Reik, Of Love and Lust, 1957

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. ~Peter Ustinov

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The love game is never called off on account of darkness. ~Tom Masson

They who meet on an April night
Are forever lost in love,
If there is moonlight all about
And there’s no moon above.
~E.Y. “Yip” Harburg & Fred Saidy
[I first wrote this down as a young teenager riding in my parents’ car one night. It was on their oldies radio station, and I loved the line. For years I didn’t know the attribution, but I am so grateful to Katherine who wrote to let me know that it’s in the dialogue just before the song “Old Devil Moon” in the musical Finian’s Rainbow. Thank you! —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]

Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. ~David Byrne

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost

You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ~Dr. Seuss

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

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. ~Emily Brontë

The excesses of love soon pass, but its insufficiencies torment us forever. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

An old man in love is like a flower in winter. ~Portuguese Proverb

Will you love me in December as you do in May,
Will you love me in the good old fashioned way?
When my hair has all turned gray,
Will you kiss me then and say,
That you love me in December as you do in May?
~James J. Walker

I don’t think you can keep someone you truly love at arm’s length on purpose, they’ll always end up in your arms. ~Holly Nichole Miller

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane. ~Honoré de Balzac

Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love is the poetry of the senses. ~Honoré de Balzac

Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~Eva Gabor

Without love, the rich and poor live in the same house. ~Author Unknown

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it. ~Francis Quarles, Emblems

Love is like those second-rate hotels where all the luxury is in the lobby. ~Paul-Jean Toulet

We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack. ~Marie Ebner Von Eschenbach, Aphorism

We picture love as heart-shaped because we do not know the shape of the soul. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

All love is probationary, a fact which frightens women and exhilarates men. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. ~François VI de la Rochefoucault

Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can’t. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Love, and a cough, cannot be hid. ~George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, 1651

Desire creates havoc when it is the only thing between two people, or when it is what’s missing. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved. ~Christopher Paul Rubero

No one complains of being a prisoner of love who has ever been a prisoner of loneliness. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves. ~Latin Proverb

The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate

Be everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way. ~Amrit Desai

I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes,
After the day’s great sun.
~Charles Hanson Towne

A lover is a man who tries to be more amiable than it is possible for him to be. ~Nicholas de Chamfort

Love is not consolation. It is light. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. ~Erich Segal

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. ~Charles Dickens

Love is the greatest touch-up artist of all. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. ~Fyodor Dostoyevsky

[T]here is no hope for us in this painful, mysterious world save in giving ourselves to love. ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens

[Victor’s] heart was on the sunny side of love… ~Jean Paul Friedrich Richter, Hesperus, or Forty-Five Dog-Post-Days: A Biography, translated from German by Charles T. Brooks, 1865

Love is a condition where the world seems to be standing still, and it’s you who are spinning on your axis. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

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

For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love. ~Carl Sagan

True love, to whom my heart is prey,
How dost thou hold me in thy sway,
That in each day I find no fault
But daily wait for love’s assault.
~Pernette du Guillet

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. ~Leo Tolstoy

A good speech has a beginning, a middle and an end, the best example being, “I love you.” ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

True love is a discipline in which each divines the secret self of the other and refuses to believe in the mere daily self. ~William Butler Yeats

Mumps, measles, and puppy love are terrible after twenty. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Smiles escape from clouds above and angels ring a chorus of your love. ~Daniel, @blindedpoet

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. ~Author Unknown

Love is what you’ve been through with somebody. ~James Thurber, quoted in Life magazine, 1960

Love is being stupid together. ~Paul Valery

In this horror of solitude, this need to lose his ego in exterior flesh, which man calls grandly the need for love. ~Charles Baudelaire

Open your heart and take us in,
Love — love and me.
~W.E. Henley

On a cloudy night, when nothing seems above, still, there is love. Always love. For something, from someone. It’s never done. Never. ~Jeb Dickerson, www.howtomatter.com

Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times. ~Rita Rudner

Fall not in love therefore; it will stick to your face. ~Tony Hendra, “Deteriorata”

Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so. ~Charles du Bos

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. ~D.H. Lawrence

What an infinity of bliss the possession of your love seemed to me — the future so full of passionate sweet life that my spirit shrank blinded from trying to explore it; I stopped content with the delicious sense of that moment alone. ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens

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

I love you like crazy, baby
‘Cuz I’d go crazy without you.
~Pixie Foudre

What “love” is I don’t know if it’s not the response of our deepest natures to one another. ~William Carlos Williams

I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that’s love, even if it doesn’t seem very exciting. ~Sylvester Stallone

Ah, lady, when I gave my heart to thee,
It passed into thy lifelong regency.
~Gilbert Parker

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. ~Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. ~Plato

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. ~William Shakespeare

It is a lifelong battle to try to love someone through the chinks in their armor. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

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

Life only starts when love comes. ~From the movie Bill of Divorcement, 1932

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Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
~William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night’s Dream, 1595

The art of love… is largely the art of persistence. ~Albert Ellis

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. ~Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, A.D. 524

Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame. ~Henry David Thoreau

To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~Laurence Marks, M*A*S*H, “Love Story,” original air date 7 January 1973, spoken by the character Hawkeye

A baby is born with a need to be loved — and never outgrows it. ~Frank A. Clark

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~Robert Heinlein

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. ~George Moore

We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe

If I love you, what business is it of yours? ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. ~François VI de la Rochefoucault

My debt to you, Belovèd,
Is one I cannot pay
In any coin of any realm
On any reckoning day.
~Jessie B. Rittenhouse

We choose those we like; with those we love, we have no say in the matter. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands. ~Quoted by Alexandra Penney in Self

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. ~Jean Anouilh

When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage. ~Bill Balance

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

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ~Ben Hecht

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