"You know you are in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
No source available, widely attributed to the author.
"When I saw you I was afraid to meet you. When I met you I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I am afraid to lose you."
"Don't say you love me unless you really mean it, because I might do something crazy like believe it."
"True love stories never have endings."
"Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it."
Albert Einstein: The Human Side (1979) pg. 56
This was jotted in German on the margins of a letter that was written to Einstein, in 1933. A widely used variant of this quote is, "You can't blame gravity for falling in love."
"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)
The character Jubal Harshaw says this line in Stranger. Interestingly, in the "Uncut" version of the book, the character does not speak this line. Many argue that Harshaw is the true main character of the book, as he consistently proffers the philosophies another character must deal with.
"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever."
Alfred Lord Tennyson
As quoted in Before the Wedding: Fun and Provocative Questions to Prepare You for Married Life (2000), pg. 125
No context is available, beyond the fact that it is widely attributed to Tennyson.
"Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
Little is known about the author of this quote or its origination. It is often attributed to others, such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, but no source can be found.
"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."
Oliver Wendall Holmes
The works of Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892) pg. 246
Thought by a doctor in Holmes's A Moral Antipathy, the character was speaking about how love can conquer fear, fear of women, specifically.
"So dear I love him that with him, All deaths I could endure. Without him, live no life."
The poetical works of John Milton (1801) pg. 207
Taken from an epic poem wherein Satan and his brothers fall, and Man ultimately rises.
"Paradise is always where love dwells."
Jean Paul Richter
As quoted by Treasury of thought: forming an encyclopædia of quotations from ancient and modern authors (1872) pg. 309
No contextual information is available beyond the fact that the author was a Romantic novelist.
"Never love anything that can't love you back."
"It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them."
"Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it."
"A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when he gives voice to the rules of love and justice, he is godlike."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My love for you is a journey starting at forever and ending at never. "
"We've got to convince our egos and our minds that if we want to live happy lives, love is more important than anything else!"
"The best thing about me is you."
"You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well."
"If you have to think about whether you love someone or not then the answer is no. When you love someone you just know."
"To get a woman's heart, a man must first use his own."
Irish Wedding Toasts
1-Love-Quotes.com is dedicated to provide you with more Love Quotes, and now, starting soon, more Love Poems than any site on the entire World Wide Web.
Copyright © 2002-2013 1-Love-Quotes.com