Inspirational Love Sayings and Quotes

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

Love does not come to those who seek it, but to those who give love. It is a binding force between souls who have nothing to give but themselves to one another. Harold Clemp
And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make. Paul Mccartney
Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. Michael Leunig
The art of love is largely the art of persistence. Albert Ellis
Believe in love's infinite journey, for it is your own, for you are love. Love is life. Rumi
The best proof of love is trust. Joyce Brothers
All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love. Leo Tolstoy
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. Morrie Schwartz
Knowledge can bring many things. But the consciousness of the heart brings love, and love brings everything. Harold Clemp
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. Plato
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you. Sarah Dessen
Love means never having to say you're sorry. Ali MacGraw
I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us. Paul Coelho
You've got to dance like there's nobody watching. Love like you'll never be hurt. Sing like there's nobody listening. And live like it's heaven on earth. William W. Purkey
I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow. Leo Christopher
Love is a master key which opens the gate of happiness. Oliver Wedell Holmes
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. James Baldwin
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred onfuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illuminates it. Martin Luther King, Jr.
You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not. Jodi Picoult
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
Love does not dominate; it cultivates. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are shaped and fashioned by those we love. Geothe
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. William Shakespeare
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a heaven in hell's despair. William Blake
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. Sophocles
To be brave is to love unconditionally without expecting anything in return. Madonna
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me. Nicole Kidman
I finally understood what true love meant…love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be. Nicholas Sparks
Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing stronger, nothing higher, nothing wider, nothing more pleasant, nothing fuller or better in heaven or earth; for love is born of God. Thomas a Kempis
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
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo
Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all. Hemingway
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. John Lennon
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. Charles Schulz
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. Edgar Allan Poe
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done. Vincent van Gogh
I am in love and I want to grow pale; I am in love and I want to suffer; I am in love, and I give away my genius in exchange for a kiss. Alfred De Musset
What kind of business is this? The bed is hard and the covers / Will not stay in their place; I thrash and I toss, and I turn / All the long night through, till my bones are utterly weary. / What's the matter with me? Am I a victim of love? Ovid
Love has unbound my limbs and set me shaking, / A monster bitter sweet and my unmaking. Sappho
I shall be great and you rich, because we love each other. Victor Hugo
When a man is really in love he can't help looking like a sheep. Agatha Christie
Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love. Erich Fromm
Because God is love, the most important lesson He wants you to learn on earth is how to love. Rick Warren
Love is not blind—it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. Julius Gordon
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. St. Augustine
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love. Mahatma Gandhi
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. Henry Van Dyke
No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread. Robert Burton
I believe that life is given us so that we may grow in love, and I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower. Helen Keller
There is only one path to Heaven. On Earth, we call it Love. Karen Goldman
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. Og Mandino
That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love. William Wordsworth
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person. Margaret Anderson
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life. Aphra Behn
Take away love, and our earth is a tomb. Robert Browning
The only true gift is a portion of yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart. Euripides
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert Heinlein
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart. Alphonse Marie de la Martine
Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence. Vincent van Gogh
Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto. Lope de Vega
Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end. Germaine De Stael
The life and love we create is the life and love we live. Leo Buscaglia
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell
Come live in my heart and pay no rent. Samuel Lover
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. Michel de Montaigne
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. Ernest Hemingway
Do things out of love, never for love. Sven Schnieders
The only way you can conquer me is through love, and there I am gladly conquered. Bhagavad Gita