Wanting Love Sayings and Quotes

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

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. Audrey Hepburn
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name. Andre Breton
If you want to be loved by everyone, don't go into politics. Teresa Heinz
If you want to be loved, be lovable. Ovid
Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow. James M. Barrie
All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner. John Gray
In this horror of solitude, this need to lose his ego in exterior flesh, which man calls grandly the need for love. Charles Baudelaire
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In every living thing there is the desire for love. D. H. Lawrence
If you wished to be loved, love. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or wellbred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. Henri Frederic Amiel
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. Marilyn Monroe
You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere. David Herbert Lawrence
The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions. Friedrich Nietzsche
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved. George Eliot
All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved. Rita Hayworth
People think I'm strong as hard as I look. But I've a very sensitive side and need to be loved by everyone. Brigitte Nielsen
Women in general want to be loved for what they are and men for what they accomplish. Theodor Reik
Everyone needs to be needed, wants to be wanted, and loves to be loved. You are human and you need to be loved just like everything else in this world. unknown
The child who acts unlovable is the child who most needs to be loved. Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
And nowhere is my secret, a very simple secret it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it. Andy Warhol
To love someone is nothing, to be loved by someone is something, to love someone who loves you is everything. Bill Russell
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man. Charles Dickens
Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it’s going to kill us. Donna Tartt
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald
Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. John Lennon
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people. Judy Garland
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
I want you any way I can get you. Not because you’re beautiful or clever or kind or adorable, although devil knows you’re all those things. I want you because there’s no one else like you, and I don’t ever want to start a day without seeing you. Lisa Kleypas