Words of Love: Sorted by Quotation (A-K)

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And all for love, and nothing for reward.
Edmund Spenser
... what we love intensely or for a long time we are likely to bring within the citadel, and to assert as part of oneself.
Nicholas Chamfort
Ö if you love somebody, tell them.
Rod McKuen
A boy is holding a girl so very tight in his arms tonight.
Edward, Duke of Windsor
A complete need should not exist... love, life in common with loved ones?
Novalis
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
unknown
A girl without freckles is like a night without stars.
unknown
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
Mistinguett
A kiss can beautify souls hearts and thoughts.
unknown
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
Rupert Brooke
A kiss? the renunciation of the heart when one is no longer alone.
unknown
A lawful kiss is never worth a stolen one.
Maupassant
A lover fears all that he believes.
Ovidio
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Thomas Hardy
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
Latin proverbs
A meeting between two beings who complete one another, who are made for each other, borders already, in my opinion, on a miracle.
Adolf Hitler
A part of us remains where ever we have been.
anonymous
A part of you has grown in me. And so you see, it's you and me together forever and never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart.
unknown
A pity beyond all telling Is hid in the heart of love.
W.B. Yeats
A smile is nearly always inspired by another smile.
anonymous
a song isn't a song until you sing it a bell isn't a bell until you ring it love in your heart isn't put there to say love isn't love until you give it away. ("The Sound of Music")
unknown
A thing of beauty is joy forever.
John Keats
A true man does not need to romance a different girl every night, a true man romances the same girl for the rest of her life.
Ana Alas
A woman is always a mystery: one must not be fooled by her face and her hearts inspiration.
E. De Amicis
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great. ("Histoire amoureuse des Gaules")
Christopher Marlowe
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
unknown
Absence sharpens love, but presence strengthens it.
fortune cookie
Ah! when will this long weary day have end, And lend me leave to come unto my love?
Edmund Spenser
Aid my disillusionment, my friend!
Herman Melville
Alas! the love of women! it is known To be a lovely and fearful thing!
George Gordon Lord Byron
All energy is the sum of free will plus love.
unknown
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the little emptiness of love.
Rupert Brooke
All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed his sacred flame.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
All you need is love.
John Lennon
Amo, amas, I love a lass, As a cedar tall and slender; Sweet cowslip's grace Is her nominative case, And she's of the feminine gender.
John O'Keefe
And I would hear yet once before I perish The voice which was my music--Speak to me!
George Gordon Lord Byron
And the trouble is if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong
Anyone can look at others eyes, but Lovers can see into each others' souls through the eyes.
Larry Latta
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable.
Joseph Addison
As perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain.
Arthur Symons
As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Helen Keller
As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love.
unknown
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
La Bruyere
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Plato
Be of love (a little) more careful than of anything.
E.E. Cummings
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Kahlil Gibran
Beauty provokes thieves sooner than gold.
William Shakespeare
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu
Beloved, all that is harsh and difficult I want for myself, and all that is gentle and sweet for thee.
San Juan de la Cruz
But Love has pitched his mansion in The place of excrement. For nothing can be sole or whole That has not been rent.
W.B. Yeats
By her shining and her power he knew her. ("Fire from Heaven")
Mary Renault
Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks. ("The Bait")
John Donne
Come with me, and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That hills and valleys, dales and fields, Woods or steepy mountain yields. ("The Passionate Shepherd to his Love")
Christopher Marlowe
Come, let us make love deathless, thou and I.
Herbert Trench
Death is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
Emily Dickinson
Devil, don't you know you are as beautiful as an Angel?
G. Leopardi
Didn't you know that people hide love like a flower too precious to be picked?
Wu Ti
Don't ever frown because you never know who's falling in love with your smile.
unknown
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend forever.
George Fox
Doubt that the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love. ("Hamlet")
William Shakespeare
Down by the salley gardens my love and I did meet; She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white feet. She bid me take love easy, as the leaves grow on the tree; But I, being young and foolish, with her would not agree.
W.B. Yeats
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Aphra Behn
Each morning as I awaken your the reason I smile, Your the reason I love.
Jerry Burton
Economized love is never real love.
Balzac
Everyone hears what you say, friends listen to what you say, best friends listen to what you don't say.
unknown
Everything that deceives also enchants.
Plato
Eyes of most unholy blue!
Thomas Moore
First, to be able to love, then to learn that body and spirit are one.
Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose-garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind. ("Four Quartets")
T.S. Eliot
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof; the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
For those who love... time is eternity...
Henry Van Dyke
For those who loved should always feel that their love given, was love well taken.
Fran White
For what is love itself, for the one we love best?--an enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
George Elliot
For you see, each day I love you more, Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Rosemonde Gerard
Fresh spring the herald of love's mighty king.
Edmund Spenser
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight is said to be the only truth.
Herman Melville
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it.
Max Jacob
Gather therefore the rose, whilst yet is prime. For soon comes age, that will her pride deflower.
Edmund Spenser
Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.
Robert Herrick
Glorious the comet's trail. . . ("A Song to David")
Christopher Smart
Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise. ("Patient Grissill")
Thomas Dekker
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein
Hail, Holy light, offspring of Heaven. . . ("Paradise Lost")
John Milton
Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto.
Lope de Vega
he who cries the loudest shows the most pain he who keeps it all inside dies in vain (from 'when a thought becomes u')
Blake Baxter
Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place.
Edmund Spenser
Her court was pure, her life serene; God gave her peace; her land reposed; A thousand claims to reverence closed. . . ("To the Queen")
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Hours fly Flowers die New days New ways Pass by Love stays
Sohail Rana
How can I, that girl standing there, My attention fix On Roman or on Russian Or on Spanish politics?
W.B. Yeats
How we feel is how we want to be heard.
Hugo von Hofmannsthal
I am two fools, I know, For loving, and for saying so in Whining poetry.
John Donne
I am you and you are love and that is what makes the world go 'round.
Clive Barker
I believe that if I should die, and you were to walk near my grave, from the very depths of the earth I would hear your footsteps.
Benito Perez Galdos
I could do without many things with no hardship--you are not one of them.
Ashleigh Brilliant
I could have loved you once And said it But then you went away And when you came back Love was a forgotten word Remember?
Marilyn Monroe
I don't make you feel special, I just remind you that you are special.
David F. Sims
I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves.
Shirley Maclaine
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Kyle Schmidt
I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
W.B. Yeats
I love you for the man you are, I love you for the things you do, I love you for the things you say. But most of all I love you because you love me for the woman I am for the things I do and for the things I say. I love you
Magnolias
I may not be a smart man but I know what love is.
Forrest Gump
I need him like I need the air to breathe
Tulip97
I smooth through languid skin to will what none, but we would frantically take. Please say, no, whisper love.
Kimberly Rivers
I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each others dreams, we can be together all the time.
Hobbes
I would rather have eyes that cannot see; ears that cannot hear; lips that cannot speak, than a heart that cannot love.
Robert Tizon
I'm sending you some kisses, I know you like them.
anonymous
Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her and one for them together.
Jacqueline Bisset
If a thing loves, it is infinite.
William Blake
If all my friends were to jump off a bridge I wouldn't jump with them, I would be at the bottom to catch them.
unknown
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
W.H. Auden
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Herman Hesse
If I love you, Love You forever Promise me you'll never stop loving me, Never Never
unknown
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
If you are cold at night, let the promise of my love cover you like a warm blanket.
Matthew White
If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us
Stendhal
If you love him let him go, if he comes back to you, he was always yours.
unknown
If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with a little rain!
Dolly Parton
Immature love says: "I love you because I need you." Mature love says: "I need you because I love you."
Erich Fromm
In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people.
Wayne Dwyer
In her first passion woman loves her lover, In all the others all she loves is love.
George Gordon Lord Byron
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
Erich Fromm
In pious times, ere priestcraft did begin, before polygamy was made a sin.
John Dryden
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
Margaret Anderson
In solitude, What happiness? Who can enjoy alone, Or all enjoying, what contentment find? ("Paradise Lost")
John Milton
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Mignon McLaughlin
In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
Walt Whitman
In women everything is heart, even the head.
J.P. Richter
It is assumed that the woman must wait, motionless, until she is wooed. That is how the spider waits for the fly.
Bernard Shaw
It is better to love, than to never have loved before.
Jon Bargiel
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
Thomas Mann
It is not love, but lack of love which is blind.
Glenway Wescott
It is not only necessary to love, It is necessary to say so.
French proverb
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
La Rochefoucauld
Itís a song of a merryman, moping mum, Whose soul was sad, and whose glance was glum, Who, sipped no sup, and who craved no crumb, As he sighed for the love of a layde. ("Yeoman of the Guard")
William Schwenck Gilbert
It's amazing if it's not this that they call Love.
Ovidio
It's hard to tell if you love someone until they are gone.
G.D. Swan
Journeys end in lovers meeting. (Twelfth Night, Scene 3)
William Shakespeare
Kisses that are easily obtained are easily forgotten.
English proverbs
Kissing is like drinking salted water: you drink and your thirst increases.
Chinese proverbs

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