“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” — James Baldwin
Inspirational Love Quotes
A smile is the lighting system of the face, the cooling system of the head and the heating system of the heart.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many-splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love!
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. – Jodi Picoult
And now here 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.
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
You’ve got to 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
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Believe in the importance of love, for it is the strength an beauty that brings music to our souls.
A guy who truly loves his girl doesn’t need to unbutton her shirt to have a better view of her heart.
Everyone has two choices. We’re either full of love… or full of fear.
A wise person once told me that if a guy wants to be with a girl, he will make it happen, no matter what.
Don’t choose the one who is beautiful to the world. But rather, choose the one who makes your world beautiful.
People were created to be loved. Things were created to be used. The reason why the world in chaos, is because things are being loved and people are being used.
Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.
I think I fall in love a little bit with anyone who shows me their soul. This would is so guarded and fearful. I appreciate rawness so much!
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.
If you love someone put their name in a circle, not a heart, because hearts can be broken but circles go on forever!
Fate controls who walks into your life but you decide who you let walk out, who you let stay and who you refuse to let go
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.
Falling in love is like jumping off a really tall building. Your brain tells you it is not a good idea, but your heart tells you, you can fly.
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
“I finally understood what true love meant…love meant that you care for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.” – Nicholas Sparks.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
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.
You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.
For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
“You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever…. connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.”
“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.”
“We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let ourselves be loved.”
“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.”
“You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.”
“They say a good love is one that sits you down, gives you a drink of water, and pats you on top of the head. But I say a good love is one that casts you into the wind, sets you ablaze, makes you burn through the skies and ignite the night like a phoenix; the kind that cuts you loose like a wildfire and you can’t stop running simply because you keep on burning everything that you touch! I say that’s a good love; one that burns and flies, and you run with it!”
“She didn’t belong anywhere and she never really belonged to anyone. And everyone else belonged somewhere and to someone. People thought she was too wonderful. But she only wanted to belong to someone. People always thought she was too wonderful to belong to them or that something too wonderful would hurt too much to lose. And that’s why she liked him– because he just thought she was crazy.”
“In this world, it is too common for people to search for someone to lose themselves in. But I am already lost. I will look for someone to find myself in.”
“If I am to be fallen into love, I will. And if as a result I will appear to be stupid, disillusioned, and of poor judgment, I will. And I would be damned if I cared what other people think. For I would rather be thought of as all of these things, than not love. If in loving, I become the naked woman on the horse, I will ride that horse with my head held high. This is my spirit. I am unbreakable.”
“She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city”
“I have learned that you can go anywhere you want to go and do anything you want to do and buy all the things that you want to buy and meet all the people that you want to meet and learn all the things that you desire to learn and if you do all these things but are not madly in love: you have still not begun to live.”
“Before, I wanted to say: “I found love!” But now, I want to say: “I found a person. And he belongs to me and I belong to him.”
“A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your weakness.”
“Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head when people talked about soul mates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot.”
“Don’t marry a rich man. Marry a good man. He will spend his life trying to keep you happy. No rich man can buy that!”
“It’s the beautiful moments like this that make up for the ugly love”
“I don’t understand dating.. and the other things that people do.. all I know is that you ought to find the one you recognize. The one who gives you four arms, four legs, four eyes, and has the other half of your heart. There’s only one of those, so what are all the other things for? Like dating?”
“It should be a privilege to be able to say “I love you” to someone. It shouldn’t be something people say just because they feel like it. A privilege that is earned. They say you have to earn the right to be loved; no, love is unconditional, if you love someone, they don’t have to earn it. But. The right to tell someone that you love them? That has to be earned. You have to earn the right to be believed.”
“Sometimes the things that are felt the most are expressed between two souls over the distance and over time…where no words abide. And others may speak freely, live with one another freely, express themselves freely– just like everyone else, but then there is you… you have no words for proof of reassurance, no tokens of professed love, but you have something. Something worth keeping.”
“The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.”
“Maybe we shouldn’t be looking for love. Maybe we should be looking for a person. Because maybe you can find love in a person, but not have that person. So if you look for love, what you will find is love. But if you want to belong to someone, and you want someone to belong to you, you should look for a person.”
“You can run away from yourself so often, and so much, just because the broken pieces of you cut your feet too deeply if you stay around for too long. But then what if someone were to come along and pick up those pieces for you? Then you wouldn’t have to run away from yourself anymore. You could stop running. If someone sees you as something worth staying with— maybe you’ll stay with yourself, too.”
“For some people, “the point of no return” begins at the very moment their souls become aware of each others’ existence.”
“No matter how long you have been waiting, the man God has for you will surpass your expectations. You will meet him when god says so. Not a minute early, not a moment later.”
“Some people come and go and are forgotten. But there are other people who share a part in our destinies. They come, they go, but they are never forgotten. They come, they go, but even after they go… they’re still here. They never really went anywhere.”
“If people are going to be allowed to say “we love you” and “I love you”, they’d better have the backbone to prove it. Love isn’t just a word.”
“Love is like a good cake; you never know when it’s coming, but you’d better eat it when it does!”
“I don’t look for love. Love looks for me.” “Why?” “Because it needs me. Because I’m not afraid of it.”
“They were from two different worlds. Two entirely different people. But upon their coming together, they created- they found- their own path and together they had their own world and in their own world, they were the same. Everyone else outside of it- everyone else was over there. Away. And they together- they together were here. They were right here. They were the same.”
“The only thing that will ever make me fall in love is: if I fall in love.”
“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.”
“Then you must tell ’em dat love ain’t somethin’ lak uh grindstone dat’s de same thing everywhere and do de same thing tuh everything it touch. Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.”
“Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.”
“Thus is the nature of love: that you must use it! A love unused is not love! If it is something that sits on the shelf that you don’t know what to do with, it is not true to the nature of love! Use love!”
“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.”
“Many times, when I was having a hard time with one of my children, God would always remind me that He was having a harder time with me than I was with them”
“I Am In Love With Myself, With My Heart.”
“we are not leaving anyone behind we have to stick togheter in order to stay safe.”
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
“Even the smallest shift in perspective can bring about the greatest healing.”
“It’s disconcerting to realize how little you have to say to someone who once occupied such a prominent place in your bed.”
“True love is not a potion one person can swallow and another refuse to drink. It happens only when the souls of two join together to form one”
“She loved me coming and going, at my worst and at my best. She had a bottomless well of love for me.”
“One might have supposed that the true act of love was to lie together and talk.”
“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.
“His attentive treatment of her had nothing to do with the presumption that she was weak, and everything to do with the conviction that she was valuable.”
“Love is not some kind of a game, it is special and should be taken care of because it’s the only thing that accepts you for who you are.”
“Although love is communicated in a number of ways,our words often reflect the condition of our heart.”
“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetric-ally once, and by car forever after.”
“Love comes in all shapes, sizes, sabores y formas, y a veces hasta con un saborcito extra que no te esperas.”
“In many ways we were what Billy and Ruth Graham called ‘happily incompatible’.”
“The excitement of dreams coming true is beyond the description of words.”
“I’m wondering if without our memories, there’s nothing for it but for our love to fade and die.”
“Being with him had given me the ability to face my inner strength and pain and start living again.”
“A bird cannot fly with broken wings. Your heart cannot love without learning to heal.”
“You should have a kind heart because you are not just a so and so person,you are also an identity who is part of the almighty god,who above all likes kindness because,he is the bestower of all desired attributes but is benevolently looking for kindness from his creation”
“Start today like a new beginning, and not a repeat.”
“There it was, happiness in a backward glance: happiness and the certainty of hope.”
“Since the first day I met you,that first glance at your eyes,the first time you told me you loved me, my life was changed forever, your love made me who I am today,your presence in my life inspires me to be better every day, I love you with all my senses.”
“I thought I was in love. And when you think you’re in love, you are willing to stick it out and make it work until it is love.”
“I will always come home to you. I won’t lie and tell you what I do isn’t dangerous sometimes, but I’m always careful, and now, with you, I have a whole new reason to stay safe. – Nico”
“Not understanding something must not turn us away from God, his ways, or purposes; rather it must be an opportunity to turn our measure of faith into a sacrifice of trust.”
“Every single act of love, hate, or lapse of judgment may be the defining moment in a person’s life.”
“Love is not a straight line yet it still gets us to our destination.”