First Love Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old first love quotes, first love sayings, and first love proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about things. Oscar Wilde
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. Benjamin Disraeli
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. George Bernard Shaw
No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Albert Einstein
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them Henry Louis Mencken
First love is dangerous only when it is also the last. Branislav Nusic
First romance, first love, is something so special to all of us, both emotionally and physically, that it touches our lives and enriches them forever. Rosemary Rogers
Since the first day I met you,that first glance at your eyes,the first time you told me you loved me, my life was changed forever, your love made me who I am today,your presence in my life inspires me to be better every day, I love you with all my senses. Michael Hayssus
The first time you fall in love, it changes your life forever, and no matter how hard you try, the feeling never goes away. Nicholas Sparks
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a mans last romance. Oscar Wilde
Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one. Henry Louis Mencken
First love, with its frantic haughty imagination, swings its object clear of the everyday, over the rut of living, making him all looks, silences, gestures, attitudes, a burning phrase with no context Elizabeth Bowen
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time. Honoré de Balzac
It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. Vladimir Nabokov
The way he stared at her, like a blind man seeing the light for the first time, like a mother looking into the eyes of her newborn baby, like an explorer discovering a new divinci. Twilight
You know the first moment you look at him or her and you felt that feeling that you've never felt before then you know you have fallen in love with just one look. Unkown
Our first and last love is self-love. Christian Nestell Bovee
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight. Natalie Clifford Barney
No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream. Thomas Moore
Like an old photograph, time can make a feeling fade, but the memory of a first love never fades away. Tim McGraw
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled. Du Coeur
We must never expect discretion in first love: it is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy is allowed to overflow, it will choke you. Alexandre Dumas
The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color ? oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples Anna Godbersen
No matter what the people say, I m gonna love you anyway. Girl, you re my first love. Anthony Hamilton
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy. Bertrand Russell
They say that your first love never dies. You can put out the flames, but not the fire. Bonnie Tyler
Woman's happiness begins with her first love and ends about then George Bernard Shaw
I fall in love with you just thinking about you, remembering all the memories we've made... falling in love for the first time, our first kiss, saying our first I love you's, finding more to love about each other every day. And whenever I think about all Unkown
Being someone's first love may be great, but to be their last is beyond perfect. Unkown
You know the first moment you look at him/her and you felt that feeling that you've never felt before then you know you have fallen in love with just one look. When You Know
Every morning I still wake up and the first thing I want to do is see your face. P.S. I Love You
Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love. I want you to be the first in moral excellence. I want you to be the first in generosity. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The future for me is already a thing of the past - You were my first love and you will be my last. Bob Dylan
There's no love like the first. Nicholas Sparks
I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say. Daphne du Maurier
He smiles at me, and I am suddenly seventeen again - the year I realize that love doesn't follow the rules, the year I understood that nothing is worth having so much as something unattainable Jodi Picoult
That first love. And the first one who breaks your heart. For me, they just happen to be the same person. Sarah Dessen
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. Honoré de Balzac
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. Stendhal
They say, when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that's true. What they don't tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up. Big Fish
I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours. The Notebook
You had me at hello. Jerry Maguire
What she had realised was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
She was a smart girl; Until she fell in love. Sex & The City Movie
You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have. Nicholas Sparks
I've never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life. Karen Allen
No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes. Joyce Brothers
Wait for the one you love? not the one who found you first. Unkown
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. H. L. Mencken
Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. Ben Hecht
We are all very much alike when we are in our first love. George Eliot
In first love, a choice is seldom and blinding. Robert Lowell
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
Love is a madness; if thwarted it develops fast. Mark Twain
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor its coming with all my heart. Alice Walker
I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun. Fitzwilliam Darcy
It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with Clark Gable
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense. Helen Rowland
Many people when they fall in love, look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy. Bertrand Russell
Birds do it, bees do it, / Even educated fleas do it, / Let's do it, let's fall in love. / The ancient Romans and Greeks did it / Even nice young men who sell antiques do it, / Let's do it, let's fall in love. Cole Porter
And what do all the great words come to in the end, but that?— I love you— I am at rest with you— I have come home. Dorothy L. Sayers
They loved each other beyond belief; She was a harlot and he was a thief. Lord Lytton
To see coming toward you the face that will mean an end of oneness is— far more than birth itself— the beginning of life. Holly Roth
I never saw so sweet a face / As that I stood before: / My heart has left its dwelling place / And can return no more. John Clare
My heart has made its mind up / And I'm afraid it's you / Whatever you've got lined up / My heart has made its mind up / And if you can't be signed up / This year, next year will do. / My heart has made its mind up / And I'm afraid it's you. Wendy Cope
You were my first of everything, I love you to this day / I tried to love and move on, but with you, my heart did stay. Christine Stratton
Your first love isn't the first person you give your heart to―it's the first one who breaks it. Lang Leav
One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love. Elizabeth Aston
Every young girl tries to smother her first love in possessiveness. Oh, what tears and rejection await the girl who imbues her first delicate match with fantasies of permanence, expecting that he at this gelatinous stage will fit with her in a finished puzzle for all the days. Gail Sheehy
I think a lot of people still fantasize about that first love and what might happen if they rekindled the relationship. Sophie Kinsella
First loves are often terrible, probably because they are first and there is no conscious history into which they may be absorbed. Siri Hustvedt
A young man loves the first woman who flatters him. Honoré de Balzac
You remember your first love because they show you, prove to you, that you can love and be loved, that nothing in this world is deserved except for love, that love is both how you become a person and why. John Green
The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color -- oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples. Anna Godbersen
Before we belonged to anyone else, we were each others'. Elizabeth Noble
My heart no longer felt as if it belonged to me. It now felt as it had been stolen, torn from my chest by someone who wanted no part of it. Meredith Taylor
I love you. I can't remember when I fell in love with you but very naturally, I had fallen in love with you before I knew it. The first time I met you, you were a strong and kind boy. You always protected me. Makoto Shinkai
I think, I first fell in love / when I was in fifth grade / with this boy who kept his glass ruler in the sunlight / and made rainbows on my desk with it. Saiber
There is something extraordinary about the first time falling. Ally Condie
My first love, I'll never forget, and it’s such a big part of who I am, and in so many ways, we could never be together, but that doesn't mean that it’s not forever. Because it is forever. Rashida Jones