Powerful Love Sayings and Quotes

Love is stronger than hate. While the evening news and headlines may be projecting otherwise, there is far more that unites us than separates us. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful powerful love quotes.

Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme. Francis Beaumont
When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out. Elizabeth Bowen
Who loves, raves. Lord Byron
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving. Cyril Connolly
Ultimately love is everything. M.Scott Peck
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value. Thornton Wilder
Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine. Christina Rossetti
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun. Robert Burton
With our love, we could save the world. George Harrison
When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget. Helen Hunt Jackson
We are most alive when we're in love. John Updike
To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is no room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair. Friedrich Schiller
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama
Love is the highest art. In ancient times you trained so hard, not for the sake of killing people, but for the love of your family: for the love of your mother, your father, your children, your tribe, and your body. It is the love of life. That's why we train so hard, so you can preserve life. Dan Inosanto
Love is the only freedom from attachment. When you love everything, you are attached to nothing. Mikhail Naimy
If life can become like a tree, spreading its branches wide open so that everyone can shelter in its shadow, then we will understand what love is. There are no scriptures, maps or dictionaries for love. Osho
Love is a smoke rais'd with the fume of sighs; / Being purg'd, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes; / Being vex'd, a sea nourish'd with lovers' tears; / What is it else? a madness most discreet, / A choking gall and a preserving sweet. (Romeo) William Shakespeare
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, / But Lust's effect is tempest after sun; / Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, / Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; / Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; / Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies. (Venus) William Shakespeare
O powerful love! that, in some respects, makes a beast a man, in some other, a man a beast! (Falstaff) William Shakespeare
Th' ambition in my love thus plagues itself: / The hind that would be mated by the lion / Must die for love. (Helena) William Shakespeare
Love, love, nothing but love, still love, still more! / For, O, love's bow / Shoots buck and doe: / The shaft confounds, / Not that it wounds, / But tickles still the sore. / These lovers cry Oh! oh! they die! / Yet that which seems the wound to kill, Doth turn oh! oh! to ha! ha! he! / So dying love lives still: / Oh! oh! a while, but ha! ha! ha! / Oh! oh! groans out for ha! ha! ha! (Pandarus) William Shakespeare
The most wonderful of all things in life is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a growing depth, beauty and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing; it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is a sort of divine accident, and the most wonderful of all things in life. Sir Hugh Walpole
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
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable. Victor Hugo
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
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. St. Augustine