A collection of quotes on and about love.
“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”
"Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it."
"Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted."
"To love is to suffer and there can be no love otherwise."
"We like, we cherish, we are very, very fond of - but we never love again."
"Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart."
“You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.”
"A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all."
“When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.”
"And all for love, and nothing for reward."
“The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.”
"When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget."
Helen Hunt Jackson
"There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel."
“Love much. Earth has enough of bitter in it.”
“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. ”
"Hell is wherever Love is not, and Heaven is Love's location"
"There is no language that love does not speak"
"Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes"
"Love has no age, no limit; and no death."
“The heart was made to be broken.”
“Hearts are not to be had as a gift, hearts are to be earned.”
"So nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devasting emotions that control man, nations, life."
"People hate as they love, unreasonably."
"To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best."
“Soul meets soul on lovers lips.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Love, like reputation, once fled, never returns more."
"Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret."
"Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life."
“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.”
“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
"But love is blind, and lovers cannot see."
"Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply."
"Judge not my passion by my want of skill; Many love well, though they express it ill."
"I am a lover and have not found my thing to love."
"Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given."
“Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.”
“Similarity of opinion is not always—I think not often—needed for fullness and perfection of love.”
"The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned."