Love Quotes

Below is a non-exhaustive list of some of my favorite quotes on love. Do you have any favorite “love” quotes? Feel free to list them in the comment section below.

Love is therefore the fundamental and innate vocation of every human being.” John Paul II

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” Blessed Mother Teresa

Intense love does not measure; it only gives.” Blessed Mother Teresa

This is my commandment: Love one another.” The words of Jesus in John 13:34

Love…love…love, never counting the cost.” Catherine Doherty

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud…Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Cor. 13:4

Everything I understand, I understand because I love.” Leo Tolstoy

Brief is life, but love is long.” Alfred Lord Tennyson

I belong to my beloved,
and his desire is for me.
Come, my beloved, let us go to the countryside,
let us spend the night in the villages.”
Song of Songs 7:10

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—
for your love is more delightful than wine..
.” Song of Songs 1:2

How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride!
How much more pleasing is your love than wine,
and the fragrance of your perfume
more than any spice!
Song of Songs 4:10

My beloved is mine and I am his.” Song of Songs 2:16

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all of my life – and if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.” Robert Browning

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Franklin P. Jones

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” Willa Cather

The art of love …is largely the art of persistence.” Albert Ellis

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