25 Favorite Love Quotes

As many of you already may know, I am a quodophile (someone who loves quotes) and a quotationist (a person who habitually uses quotations). I simply could not have let February end without sharing some of my most favorite love quotes. Enjoy!

1. Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

~ Paulo Coelho


"I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you."

~ Roy Croft

3. We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

~ Sam Keen


"Where there is love there is life."

~Mahatma Gandhi

5. “Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry out the trash.”

~ Joyce Brothers


“Love is friendship that has caught fire. […] It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.”

~ Ann Landers

7. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”

~ Josh Billings


“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

~ Stephen Chbosky

9. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”

~Barbara De Angelis


"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."

~Lao Tzu

11.“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

~ Lucille Ball


“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

13. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

~ Buddha


“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.”

~ A. A. Milne

15. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


"We are most alive when we are in love."

~John Updike

17. “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


"When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable."

~Jess C. Scott

19. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”

~ Elbert Hubbard


Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant  or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. 

~ 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8

21.“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.' Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.'”

~ Erich Fromm


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

~ Maya Angelou

23. “Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”

~ Fyodor Dostoevsky


“I love being married. It's so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”

~ Rita Rudner

25. “To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.”

~ Dr. Seuss

So those were my top 25 favorite love quotes. I hope that you enjoyed them. What are some of your favorite love quotes?

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