How to Find the Best Love Quotes to Express How You Feel

The best love quotes in the world will come in handy when you’re looking to profess your love to someone, rekindle passion in a relationship, or mend a broken relationship. For the young ones who haven’t experienced the magic of falling in love, simply reading the best love quotes will give them an idea how it feels to be in love with another person.

With thousands of romantic quotes written across generations, it can sometimes be challenging to find the right one to express how you feel. Here are tips to find the perfect love quote to identify your feelings and say them in words that anyone can appreciate and understand.

Love Quote by Franklin P. Jones1. Do a specific online search.

The easiest way to find the best love quotes is to do an online search, but don’t be surprised to receive thousands of search results if you stick to general search terms like “love quotes” or “romantic quotes.”

 The key here is to be as specific as possible when searching for a quote. For example, if you want to get quotes to send to your boyfriend or husband who works overseas, you can try searching for “long distance relationship love quotes for him” or “quotes about long distance relationships.”

 Just remember to attach the words “love quote” to your purpose when doing an online search. Other specific search terms are “love quotes for devotion”, “love quotes for newly married couples,” and “teen love quotes.”

 2. Read romance books.

 Many of the best love quotes were taken from romance books. Check out the works of both classics and contemporary authors. Here’s an example of a beautiful love quote from the classic Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte: “If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”

 Modern romance authors also have a lot to offer when it comes to love quotes. Take for example this tender words from The Notebook by bestselling romance author, Nicholas Sparks: “You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.”

 Before searching for the best love quotes in romance books, read the plot or the summary of the story and see if you can relate to it.

 3. Listen to love songs or watch a romantic movie.

 Much like reading a romance book you can relate to, listen to love songs or watch romantic films that reflect how you feel. Often, you will also find emotionally-stirring statements in song lyrics or in lines from romance films.

You can check out my other love quotes “Love quotes and Sayings” here.

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Love me and the world is mine.

– David Reed

Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.

– David Grayson

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

– Roy Croft

If you love something, set it free; if it comes back it’s yours, if it doesn’t, it never was.

– Richard Bach

A relationship is like a rose,
How long it lasts, no one knows;
Love can erase an awful past,
Love can be yours, you’ll see at last;
To feel that love, it makes you sigh;
To have it leave, you’d rather die;
You hope you’ve found that special rose,
Cause you love and care for the one you chose.

– Rob Cella

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

It is better to break one’s heart than to do nothing with it.

– Margaret Kennedy

You will find as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.

– Henry Drummond

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

– Pearl Bailey

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

– Eva Gabor

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

– Jean Anouilh

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

– Alfred, Lord Tennyson

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.

– Barbara DeAngelis

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

– Love Quotes and Sayings by Sam Keen

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.

– Bertrand Russell

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

– Bruce Lee

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

– Franklin P. Jones

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

– Mother Teresa

Immature love says, “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says, “I need you because I love you.”

– Erich Fromm

The quality of love and the duration of a relationship are in direct proportion to the depth of the commitment by both people to making the relationship successful. Commit yourself wholeheartedly and unconditionally to the most important people in your life.

– Brian Tracy

For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

– Rosemonde Gerard

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

– Charles Dickens

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

– Bertrand Russell

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

– Robert Heinlein

When the power of love, overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

– Jimi Hendrix

When the power of love, overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

– Jimi Hendrix

Two things only a man cannot hide: that he is drunk and that he is in love.

– Love Quotes and Sayings by Antiphanes

We have days that are special to us, and sometimes we expect special treatment and gifts from the one we Love. But for me, I don’t want any gift on my special day. Do you know what gift I want from you?? I don’t want gold or diamonds, name brand clothes, or fancy bags to flaunt. I don’t want the stars or the moon. I just want to have one full day with you; just you and me where you speak and I will listen and show my adoration for you. Watching you get excited while we are talking and holding each other’s hands. I want a day where we can talk non-stop endlessly, and we can go wherever we want; a night together amidst the full moon and stars where you are my most shining star. I want to hug you and lay my head on your chest, and your every heartbeat calls my name. A night where we can sleep together in each other’s arms, calmly. I don’t want sex. I just want to explore your soul; touch it with my Love, and draw you into me. I want a night where time stands still while I am wrapped up in your arms, and the only sound will be the sound of our heartbeats… beating together

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

I want to be a part of everything you do. I just want to be there …When we’re stuck in the rain, when we’re standing on the top of a mountain waiting for sunrise, when we’re picking strawberries, when we’re watching the sunset, when we’re walking on the beach, when we are watching the night sky, when we are baking cookies, when we are making the beds, when we go for roller coaster rides and a lot more that we do together. I just want to see you laugh, I want to feel you in my arms, I want to be able to hear your voice, I want to be able to feel your smell, I want to feel your hand holding my hand ,I want to be able to touch you, I want me to be the reason behind your smiles, I want to feel you near me, I want to be your little girl, your princess, I want to be your life, I want to be your reason to fall in love with life all over again. I want you to want me like I want you because I will be loving you till the end

– Aarti Khurana

Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other.

– Rainer Maria Rilke

Love is like the wind, you can’t see it, but you can feel it.

– Nicholas Sparks

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

– Franklin P. Jones

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

– Robert Heinlein

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Love loves to love love.

– James Joyce

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.

– E.E. Cummings

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

– Alexander Smith

It is better to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

– William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs.

– William Shakespeare

Love is the answer to everything. It’s the only reason to do anything. If you don’t write stories you love, you’ll never make it. If you don’t write stories that other people love, you’ll never make it.”

– Ray Bradbury

We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.

– Love Quotes and Sayings by Dr Seuss

The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.

– Elie Wiesel

Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby: awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.

– Lemony Snicket

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.

– Victor Hugo

Love is quivering happiness.

– Kahil Gibran

Love; it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you. It will set you free.

– Mumford and Sons

Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the Hell out of you.

– Dolly Parton

Passion makes the world go round. Loves just makes it a safer place.

– Ice T

Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.”

– John Lennon

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Love is composed of a {{ single soul inhabiting two bodies.

– Aristotle

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.

– Lao Tzu

In dreams and in love, there are no impossibilities.

– Janos Arnay

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

– Henry David Thoreau

Love is a serious mental disease.

– Plato

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

– Bruce Lee

Love is the hardest habit to break and the most difficult to satisfy.

– Drew Barrymore

Do you know how you tell real love? It’s when someone else’s interest trumps your own. I like to put it that way: trumps your own. Love of somebody else — of family, of your kids — becomes the most important, most worthwhile thing in your life. It’s what you foster and protect.

– Brad Pitt

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.”

Orson Welles

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

– Eva Gabor

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

I hate, for example, whenever you hear someone say: ‘You have to work at being a couple. No, you have to want to be there.

– Vanessa Paradis

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

– Johnny Depp

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

– Pablo Picasso

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.

– Vincent Van Gogh

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.

– Diane Arbus

Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself.

– Gandhi

Love is a friendship set to music.

– E. Joseph Cossman

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

– Benjamin Franklin

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

– Martin Luther King, Jr

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

– Wuthering Heights

Love is all around us.

– Love, Actually

Soul mates. It’s extremely rare, but it exists. It’s sort of like twin souls tuned into each other.

– What Dreams May come

If there’s any kind of magic in this world, it must be in the attempt of understanding someone, sharing something. I know, it’s almost impossible to succeed, but…who cares, really? The answer must be in the attempt.”

– Before Sunrise

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds and that’s what you’ve given me.

– The Notebook

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.

– The Princess Bride

Love is a little world; people make it big.

– Unknown

Love is not measured by how many times you touch each other, but by how many times you reach each other.

– Unknown

Love without reason lasts the longest.

– Unknown

Without His love I can do nothing, with His love there is nothing I cannot do.

– Unknown

There is only one happiness in life — to love and to be loved.

– George Sand

Where there is love there is life.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.

– Charles Caleb Colton

Love is a serious mental disease.

– Plato

The one who loves least controls the relationship.

– Unknown

There is no remedy for love than to love more.

– Henry David Thoreau

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

– Peter Ustinov

Best Inspirational Love Quotes and Sayings

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.

– Proverb

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

– Woody Allen

Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

– Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Love is the beauty of the soul.

– Saint Augustine

Love is the beauty of the soul.

– Saint Augustine

Every man needs two women, a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.

– Iris Murdoch

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

– Mahatma Gandhi

Once you have learned to love, You will have learned to live.

– Unknown

The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.

– Unknown

No three words have greater power than I Love You.

– Unknown

Best Love Quotes and Sayings

Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

– Ambrose Bierce

Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee.

– Love Quotes and Sayings by Spanish Proverb

A heart that loves is always young.

– Greek Proverb

The hottest love has the coldest end.

– Socrates

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.

– Benjamin Disraeli

Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse.

– Unknown

Love may be blind, but it can sure find its way around in the dark!

– Unknown

Love is not in our choice but in our fate.

– John Dryden

Live for love. Without love, you don’t live.

– Unknown

If love is shelter, I’m going to walk in the rain.

– Unknown

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

– Robert Frost

Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.

– Vincent van Gogh

Love is what happens to a man and woman who don’t know each other.

– W Somerset Maugham

Love is the bridge between two hearts.

– Unknown

I never loved another person the way I loved myself.

– Mae West

Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Real love stories never have endings.

– Unknown

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

– Blaise Pascal

Life is the flower for which love is the honey. 

– Victor Hugo

I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.

– Socrates

Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love.

– Proverb

In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love

– Mother Teresa

Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.

– Love Quotes and Sayings by Lord Byron

True love means two seeds grow separately until they join in Matrimony forever.

– Unknown

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.

– Voltaire

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