120 Awesome Love Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider Love

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Is love really blind or you aren’t just ready to spot it when we find it? Have you found love and lost it? Or you are just here for the fun and the romance of it all? 

Well, Whatever your Love fantasy is, these Awesome love quotes are bound to add a little more spice to your love life, brighten your mind and give you a whole new mood about love and what it means. Grab a tree because the winds of love are about to blow you away. Ready? Blow!

  1. “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe 
  2. “You’ve gotta 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 
  3. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss 
  4. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard 
  5. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
  6. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower 
  7. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves 
  8. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars 
  9. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ― Elie Wiesel 
  10. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche 
  11. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.” ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets 
  12. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ― William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well 
  13. “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” ― Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones 
  14. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu 
  15. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever 
  16. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land 
  17. “You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect—you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break—her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.” ― Bob Marley 
  18. “You love me. Real or not real?” I tell him, “Real.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay 
  19. “I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook 
  20. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” ― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
  21. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” ― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember 
  22. “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” ― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper 
  23. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” ― Marilyn Monroe 
  24. “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.” ― Robert Fulghum, True Love 
  25. “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey 
  26. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” ― Anais Nin
  27. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” ― Alfred Tennyson 
  28. “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” ― Marilyn Monroe 
  29. “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves 
  30. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott, The Intern 
  31. “I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t love any longer. They don’t teach you how to know what’s going on in someone else’s mind. They don’t teach you what to say to someone who’s dying. They don’t teach you anything worth knowing.”  ― Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones 
  32. “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice 
  33. “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook 
  34. “Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can.” ― Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight 
  35. “Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam 
  36. “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.” ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets 
  37. “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters 
  38. “Some people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them,” I said. “Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars 
  39. “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” ― Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil 
  40. “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, The Alchemist 
  41. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist 
  42. “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.” ― Mahatma Gandhi 
  43. “Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.” ― Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby 
  44. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” ― Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version 
  45. “We love the things we love for what they are.” ― Robert Frost 
  46. “In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” ― Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice 
  47. “I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower 
  48. “Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet 
  49. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist 
  50. “Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” ― Oscar Wilde 
  51. “You are, and always have been, my dream.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook 
  52. “The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
  53. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu
  54. Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. Lao Tzu
  55. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. – Buddha
  56. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama
  57. We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love. – Sigmund Freud
  58. Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love. – Leo Buscaglia
  59. Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. – Oscar Wilde
  60. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller
  61. Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. –  Helen Keller
  62. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. – Khalil Gibran 
  63. Life Tree Fruit Love Is The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. – Mother Teresa
  64. Passion is momentary; love is enduring. – John Wooden 
  65. Love Is Passion Enduring Momentary One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving. – Paulo Coelho
  66. For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. – Carl Sagan 
  67. Only Through Creatures Small I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. – Audrey Hepburn 
  68. Born Affection Need I Was Born The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. – Audrey Hepburn 
  69. Life Best Thing Other Love takes up where knowledge leaves off. – Thomas Aquinas 
  70. Knowledge Up Takes Where Leaves Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another. – George Eliot 
  71. The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife. – Will Durant 
  72. Man Wife Youth Old A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. – -Brendan Behan
  73. 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 
  74. You Nothing Sometimes Talk Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Bronte
  75. Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love. -Marc Chagall 
  76. Me I Am Things Only Contact The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time. -Lawrence Durrell
  77. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. – Martin Luther King, Jr
  78. In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free. – Maya Angelou 
  79. Light Brave Free Will If you would be loved, love, and be loveable. – Benjamin Franklin 
  80. You Loved Would Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. – James Baldwin 
  81. War Love Is Battle Way Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. – James Baldwin Fear 
  82. Live Know Cannot Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters? – James Baldwin 
  83. You Think Heaven Matters Anything To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde 
  84. Beginning Oneself Romance To Love Who, being loved, is poor? – Oscar Wilde 
  85. Who Poor Loved Being As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. – William Shakespeare 
  86. Fire Words Go Snow Soon Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. – William Shakespeare 
  87. Love Is Smoke Made Sighs I was adored once too. – William Shakespeare 
  88. Once Too Adored Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu 
  89. Strength Courage You Loving Loved There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau
  90. We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. – Friedrich 
  91. A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love. – Friedrich Nietzsche 
  92. Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi
  93. “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 done well.”— Vincent Van Gogh
  94. “The art of love is largely the art of persistence.”— Albert Ellis
  95. “If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.”— Benjamin Franklin
  96. “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”— Oprah Winfrey
  97. “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”— James Baldwin
  98. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”—  Lucille Ball
  99. “Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.”— Rainer Maria Rilke
  100. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”— Morrie Schwartz
  101. “Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.”— Lord Byron 
  102. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.”— Herman Hesse
  103. “I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.”— Roy Croft
  104. “Love is a friendship set to music.”—  Joseph Campbell
  105. “We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.”— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  106. “When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.”— Blaise Pascal
  107. “Love in its essence is spiritual fire.”— Seneca
  108. “The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”— Gilbert K. Chesterton
  109. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”— Eleanor Roosevelt
  110. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.”— Leo Buscaglia
  111. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”— Maya Angelou
  112. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”— George Sand
  113. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”— Rumi
  114. “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.”— Lao Tzu
  115. “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
  116. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”— Plato
  117. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.”— Alfred Tennyson
  118. “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”— Marcus Aurelius
  119. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller
  120. “The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.” — Henry Miller

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