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40 beautiful quotes about love that will ignite the flame in your heart

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
2/10/2015 (4 years ago)
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Nothing says 'I love you' like a poetic quote, here are 40 of the best quotes about love.

When you fall in love, your whole self is consumed. You are constantly enthralled with thoughts of your loved one. Here are 40 beautiful quotes about love that will bring a certain someone to mind:

'Love is not about staring at each other, but staring off in the same direction.' - Antoine de Saint Exupery

"Love is not about staring at each other, but staring off in the same direction." - Antoine de Saint Exupery


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - 1. "If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more." - Emma, Jane Austen.

2. "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." - Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

3. "In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." - Maya Angelou

4. "We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, so when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness; and then we call it love." - Dr. Seuss

5. "Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, but bears it out even to the edge of doom." - Shakespeare

6. "I believe love is always eternal. Even if eternity is only five minutes." - Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, Sandra Cisneros

7. "Love is not about staring at each other, but staring off in the same direction." - Antoine de Saint Exupery

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8. "Were not there you, I'd be not too." - Karen Marie Moning

9. "I have loved to the point of madness; that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love." - Francois Sagon

10. "You are every reason, every hope and every dream I've ever had." - The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks

11. "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." - The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

12. "Of all the things my eyes have seen, the best by far is you." - Cecilia and the Satellite

13. "I could stay with you forever and never realize the time." - "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go," Bob Dylan

14. "My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches!" - The Princess Bride

15. "For you, a thousand times over." - The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

16. "Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it and it darts away." ? Dorothy Parker

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17. "Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." - Maya Angelou

18. "If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us." - Daisaku Ikeda

19.  "Cause on the list of everything I need, there's air, but first there's you and me." - "The Truth Is," Go Radio

20. "My love for you is a puzzle, for which I have no answers. I can't control it. and now I don't care. I truly, deeply love you." - Padme Amidala

21. "Just in case you ever foolishly forget; I'm never not thinking of you." - Selected Diaries, Virginia Woolf

22. "Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic." - Frida Kahlo

23. "I didn't fall in love with you. I walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. I do believe in fate and destiny, but I also believe we are only fated to do the things that we'd choose anyway. And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you and I'd choose you." - The Chaos of Stars, Kiersten White

24. "I wish that life could be just like a photograph. One moment captured as you laugh your perfect laugh." - "Like a Daydream," Ride

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25. "I love you as one should, to excess. With folly, delight and despair." - Julie de L'Espinasse

26.  "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." - Winnie the Pooh, A. A. Milne

27. "Please know whether it's the days you burn more brilliant than the sun or the nights you collapse into my lap your body broken into a thousand questions, you are the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. I will love you when you are a still day. I will love you when you are a hurricane." - Mouthful of Forevers, Clementine von Radics

28. "The greatest thing you'll ever know is to just love and be loved in return." - "Nature Boy" Nat King Cole

29. "And think not that you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course." - The Prophet, Kahil Gibran

30. "Love is friendship set on fire." - Jeremy Taylor

31. "I love her and that is the beginning and end of everything." - Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, F.Scott Fitzgerald

32. "The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of." - Pascal

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33. "We are all fools in love." - Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

34. "The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere.
They're in each other all along." ? Rumi

35. "When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake, and then it subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots are become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is." - Captain Correlli's Mandolin, Louis de Berničres

36. "You're the better half of me, you're the only half I need." - "Wild Ones," You Me At Six

37. "You could search the furthest reaches of the universe and never find anything more beautiful." - Yvaine, Stardust

38. "To love another person is to see the face of God." - Victor Hugo

39. "Your wide eyes are the only light I know from extinguished constellations." - Pablo Neruda

40. "I don't ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember. Somewhere inside of me there will always be the person I am tonight." - Tender Is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald


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