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101 Romance Quotes

The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence.

Edward Thomas

In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.

Aphra Behn

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Justice is the loveliest and health is the best. but the sweetest to obtain is the heart's desire.

Aristotle

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Aristotle

If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.

Unknown

Perfect love is rare indeed - for to be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the acceptance of the saint, the tolerance of the scholar and the fortitude of the certain.

Buscaglia

A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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

Henry Drummond

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.

Barbara De Angelis

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

Inside the heart of each and every one of us there is a longing to be understood by someone who really cares. When a person is understood, he or she can put up with almost anything in the world.

Rev Ed Hird

True happiness and a fullness of joy can be found only in the tender and intimate relationships of the family. However earnestly we may seek success and happiness outside the home through work, leisure activities, or large bank accounts, we will never be fully satisfied emotionally until we develop deep and loving relationships.

James J. Jones Ph.D.

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

My heart to you is given; Oh, do give yours to me; We'll lock them up together, And throw away the key.

Frederick Saunders

The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival.

Leo Buscaglia

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

George Sand

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

Peter Ustinov

It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting.

Todd Ruthman

What we need to know about loving is no great mystery. We all know what constitutes loving behavior; we need but act upon it, not continually question it. Over-analysis often confuses the issue and in the end brings us no closer to insight. We sometimes become too busy classifying, separating, and examining, to remember that love is easy. It's we who make it complicated.

Leo Buscaglia

Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration. Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper; you are the most special person in my life.

Charles Stanley

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven. And when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, their streams of light flow together, and a single brighter light goes forth from their united being.

Unknown

Love is not a matter of counting the years... But making the years count.

Michelle Amand

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elynor Glyn

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but looking outward in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; What is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

T'is our Love that finds us! And the glue that binds us! And in this we know that by faith we show We are ever strong.

Ben Fox

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Betty Davis

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Love is a roller coaster ride, that never seems to end. It has its up and downs. Love is journey, that has no end.

Celina

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

Charles Dickens

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens

Vacations are not about 'getting away' - but about getting in touch.

Chinese Fortune

Judge nothing, you will be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything, you will be happiest.

Chinmoy

In all that we do let us do it for love.

Chris Cotton

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it rekindles the great.

Comte DeBussy-Rabutin

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Confucius

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.

Crystal Middlemas

Because she my friend and my wife, she has seen and brought out the best and worst of me, and she is still with me and I owe her my whole heart, soul, attention, love, and anything she desires of me. She will always be there...

Dagny Connolly

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Your slightest look easily will unclose me, though I have closed myself as fingers, you open petal by petal myself a Spring opens her first rose.

E.E. Cummings

Love is the whole and more than all.

E.E. Cummings

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

Till I loved I never lived.

Emily Dickinson

Love is an act of faith.

Erich Fromm

Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

Euripdes

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

Francois de La Rouchefoucauld

Love is blind. That is why he always proceeds by the sense of touch.

French Proverb

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined together to strengthen each other in all labour, to minister to each other in all sorrow, to share with each other in all gladness, to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories?

George Eliot

I love you deeply, unconditionally, forever and beyond...

Gina Cianfarani

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

Henry Drummond

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Jasmine Crespo

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

John Donne

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

Spoil your husband, but don't spoil your children.

Louise Seier Giddings Currey

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Presence is more than just being there.

Malcolm Forbes

Something happend to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be; It was a fantasy a dream come true; It was the day I met you!

Mandy Forkner

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite de Valois

You are my glue. Without you, I'd be nothing but broken pieces.

Miley Cyrus

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Love is like smiling, it never fades and is contagious.

Paula Dean

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and love much... to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self... this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as two sides of an algebraic equation.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My soul may be returned to the heavens but my heart will remain with you for all eternity.

Richard Dominguez

The anticipation of touch is one of the most potent sensations on earth.

Richard J. Finch

They cannot scare me with their empty spaces between stars -- on stars where no human race is. I have it in me so much nearer home to scare myself with my own desert places.

Robert Frost

Love is the desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

I love you not only for who you are, but for what you are when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but what you are making of me.

Roy Croft

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

What is love, Does anyone know, Is it what twinkles between our toes, Can we not see it with our own eyes, Can we not hear its whisper with our own ears, Can we not touch it with our own skin, No we can not, Because true love comes from you, Within.

Scott William Emminger

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

When a male and female combine, all things achieve harmony.

Tao Te Ching

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.

Willa Cather

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.

Zelda Fitzgerald

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