Love quotes by famous personalities



People talk about love as though it were something you could give, like an armful of flowers. And a lot of people give love like that- just dump it down on top of you, a useless strong-scented burden.

ANNE MORROW LINDBFRG
Locked Rooms and Open Doors, 1974


A smile that glowed
Celestial rosy red
Love's proper hue.

JOHN MILTON
Paradise Lost, 1667


Freely we serve
Because we freely love, as in our will
To love or not; in this we stand or fall.

JOHN MILTON
Paradise Lost, 1667


Love is enough: though the world be a-waning,
And the woods have no voice but the voice of complaining.

WILLIAM MORRIS
"Love Is Enough," 1872


My love is of a birth as rare
As 'tis, for object, strange and high;
It was begotten by despair, Upon impossibility.

ANDREW MARVELL
"The Definition of Love," 1652

I guess what everyone wants more than anything else is to be loved.

ELLA FITZGERALD
in Newsweek, June 7, 1954


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

PIERRE DE BEAUMARCHAIS
Marriage of Figaro, 1784



She deserves
More worlds than I can lose.

JOHN DRYDEN,
"All for Love," 1678



Whoever has loved knows all that life contains of sorrow and of joy.

GEORGE SAND,
French Wit and Wisdom, 1950



Is it prickly to touch as a hedge is,
Or soft as eiderdown fluff?
Is it sharp or quite smooth at the edges?
O tell me the truth about love.

W H. AUDEN
"Oh Tell Me the Truth About Love," 1938



One hour of right-down love
Is worth an age of dully living on.

APHRA BEHN
quoted in Uncommon Scold by Abby Adams, 1989



Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
As You Like It, 1600



Love has its own instinct. It knows how to find the road to the heart just as the weakest insect moves toward its flower by an irresistible will which fears nothing.

HONORE DE BALZAC
La Femme de Trente Ans, 1832
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