101 Amazing Love Quotes We’ll Never Get Tired Of

From poets, writers, musicians, comedians, and more.

Love quotes—we can’t get enough of them. Call us cheesy, we don’t care. Poignant words from poets, writers, musicians, comedians and the better half of some of our favorite couples give us life. That’s exactly why we rounded up all our favorite quotes so we could have a glorious collection of flowery musings all in the same place.

1. We accept the love we think we deserve.
— Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

2. We waste time looking for the perfect lover instead of creating the perfect love.
— Tom Robbins

3. Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.
— Lady Gaga

4. Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
— Joan Crawford

5 . The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.
— Woody Allen

6. You deserve love, and you’ll get it.
— Amy Poehler

7. I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart).
— ee cummings

8. Give in to love, or live in fear.
— Jonathan Larson, “Rent”

9. If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn’t have fallen for the second.
— Johnny Depp

10. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
— Lao Tzu

11. Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
— Robert A. Heinlein

12. Love cannot save you from your own fate.
— Jim Morrison

13. Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
— John Lennon

14. Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.
— Oscar Wilde

15. 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

16. Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.
— Dolly Parton

74. There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

73. I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than depression and I am braver than loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.
— Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love)

20. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
— André Gide

21. Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
— Rita Mae Brown

22. Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who’s in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It’s like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven’t seen in a long time.
— Haruki Murakami

23. What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky

24. To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.
— Madonna

25. I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald (on his wife, Zelda)

26. Piglet: “How do you spell ‘love’?” Winnie the Pooh: “You don’t spell it…you feel it.”
— A.A. Milne, Winnie the Poo

27. Love can make even nice people do awful things.
— Jude Deveraux

28. Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.
— Oprah

29. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
— Maya Angelou

30. My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.
— André Breton (What is Surrealism?: Selected Writings)

31. Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
— Elinor Glyn

32. The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.
— Tom Robbins

33. This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.
— Paulo Coelho

34. There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love.
— Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife)

35. You only learn to love again when you fall in love again.
— Adele

44. The greater your capacity to feel love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.
— Jennifer Aniston

43. A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
— Thomas Carlyle

42. A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
— Brendan Francis

41. Do not seek the because—in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
— Anais Nin

40. You know when you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
— Dr. Seuss

39. Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
— Lucille Ball

37. When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
— Nora Ephron, “When Harry Met Sally”

36. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
— Helen Keller

34. I believe there are some things in life you can’t deny or rationalize, and [love] is one of them.
— Cate Blanchett

29. 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

27. Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

26. Men are a luxury. Not a necessity.
— Cher

25. For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.
— Carl Sagan

23. If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
— Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

22. Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
— Zelda Fitzgerald

18. Love is being stupid together.
— Paul Valery

16. Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
— Peter Ustinov

15. When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
— Blaise Pascal

14. Love is suffering. One side always loves more.
— Catherine Deneuve

11. Happiness isn’t getting what you want, it’s wanting what you got.
— Garth Brooks

10. To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
— David Viscott

8. Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
— Fulton J. Sheen

7. It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.
— Eric Hoffer

5. Soul mate: two little words, one big concept. A belief that someone, somewhere, is holding the key to your heart.
— Carrie Bradshaw, “Sex and the City”

4. Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
— Albert Einstein

1. If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
— Khalil Gibran