100 Beautiful & Inspiring Short Quotes on Love

100 Beautiful & Inspiring Short Quotes on Love

It is often difficult to articulate the message that the heart wants to show. Here at turtle quote, we have collected the top 100 beautiful & inspiring short quotes on love to assist with this message.

Short Quotes on love

“If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”

– MARILYN MONROE

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

WILLIAM W. PURKEY

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

― Dr. Seuss

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

― Elbert Hubbard

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

–  Stephen Chbosky, The perks of Being a wallflower

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

― John Green, The Fault in our stars

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride.”

Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

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

– Lao Tzu

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

― Robert A. Heinlein, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
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“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters?”

― Bob Marley

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

― Nicholas Sparks

Thought Provoking Short Quotes on love

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”

― Jodi Picoult, my sister’s keeper

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”

― Alfred Tennyson

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”

― Marilyn Monroe

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

― Jess C. Scott, THE INTERN

“You are, and always have been, my dream.”

― Nicholas Sparks, The notebook

“When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.”

― John Lennon

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”

― Plato
The notebook quotes

Amazing Short Quotes on love

“What’s meant to be will always find a way.”

― Trisha Yearwood

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”

― Stephanie Perkins, anna and the french kiss

“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.”

― unknown

“It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”

― Vladimir Nabokov, lolita

“When love is not madness it is not love.”

― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

― Jimi Hendrix

“What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul”

– unknown

“Find what you love and let it kill you.”

― Charles Bukowski

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

― Charles Dickens

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”

― Maya Angelou
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“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”

― Albert Einstein

“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.”

― A.A. Milne

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

― THE buddah

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

– LEMONY SNICKET, HORSERADISH

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”

― Blaise Pascal

“When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.”

― Arrigo Boito

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…”

― Nicholas Sparks

“The more one judges, the less one loves.”

― unknown

“One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.”

― Sophocles

“When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”

― Albert Einstein
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Inspirational Short Quotes on love

“For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary”

― Diana Gabaldon, outlander

“You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince”

― E.L. James, fifty shades of grey

“Spending time with you showed me what I’ve been missing in my life.

― Nicholas Sparks, the choice

“And what would humans be without love?”
RARE, said Death.”

― Terry Pratchett, sourcery

“Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.”

― Mitch Albom

“The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.”

― Tom Robbins, jitterbug Perfume

“Love, I’ve come to understand is more than three words mumbled before bedtime.”

― Nicholas Sparks, the wedding

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”

― Vincent Van Gogh

“Do what you love, love what you do, and with all your heart give yourself to it.”

― Roy T. Bennett, the light in the heart

“I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. ”

― Marilyn Monroe
Fifty shades of grey

“You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.”

– bob marley

“Love is a better master than duty.”

― Albert Einstein (ATTRIBUTED)

“With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable.”

― Harper Lee, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

“In love, no question is ever preposterous.”

― Andre Brink, BEFORE I FORGET

“I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds– but I think of you always in those intervals.”

― Salvador Plascencia, the people of paper

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.”

Marcus Aurelius, meditations

“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already 3-parts dead.”

― Bertrand Russell

“Heaven would never be heaven without you.”

― Richard Matheson, what dreams may come

“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.”

― Emily Dickinson

“If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”

― Emily Brontë, wuthering heights

Beautiful Short Quotes on love

“I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.”

― Leo Tolstoy, anna karenina

“It’s the imperfections that make things beautiful”

― Jenny Han, the summer i turned pretty

“Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.”

― Jorge Luis Borges

“Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.”

― Dali Lama

“I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk. I want the two of us to begin everything from the beginning.”

― unknown

“Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- its everything except what it is!”

– william shakespeare, romeo & juliet (ACT 1 SCENE 1)

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”

― Hermann Hesse

“Nothing in this world was more difficult than love.”

― Gabriel García Márquez

“Love is a serious mental disease.”

– plato, phaedrus

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.”

― Thomas Merton, love and living

“I have seen the best of you, and the worst of you, and I choose both.”

― Sarah Kay

“People should fall in love with their eyes closed.”

― Andy Warhol

“I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you good night — and there’s a lot of difference.”

― Ernest Hemingway

“True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.”

― Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“Do I love you because you’re beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you.”

― Richard Rodgers, rodgers & hammerstein’s cinderella

“If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it.”

― C.S. Lewis

“You don’t take away my choices. You are my choice.”

― Colleen Houck

“I will follow you to the ends of the world.”

― unknown

“And yet,to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.”

― William Shakespeare, a midsummer night’s dream

“A heart filled with anger has no room for love.”

― Joan Lunden, wake up calls: making the most out of every day

The Greatest Short Quotes on love

“Don’t ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn’t fall in love, I rose in it.”

― Toni Morrison, jazz

“If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.”

― Emmet Fox

“The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.”

― Steve Hall

“Love, like fire, goes out without fuel.”

― Mikhail Lermontov, a hero of our time

“Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.”

― Graham Greene, the comedians


“…Who could refrain,
That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make love known?”

― William Shakespeare, macbeth

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”

― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Love is the strongest force the world possesses and yet it is the humblest imaginable.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

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

― John Lennon

“You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.”

― Paulo Coelho, the alchemist

“What I cannot love, I overlook.”

― Anais Nin

“The moment our lips met, I knew with pure and piercing certainty that I would have waited for him forever.”

― Leigh Bardugo, shadow and bone

“Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn’t what romantic songs tell us it is – love simply is.”

― Paulo Coelho

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.”

– Helen Keller

With the whole world crumbling, we pick this time to fall in love.

– ISLA IN CASABLANCA

I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.

— Leo Christopher

“Loving someone is giving them the power to break your heart, but trusting them not to.”

― Julianne Moore

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.”

― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Tears are words the heart can’t express”

― Gerard Way

Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.”

― Alysha Speer

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