150+ True Love Quotes


True love goes far beyond attraction. It is when you see the other person’s flaws yet you accept them anyway. Even when your expectations aren’t met, you remain committed to loving them.

Below you’ll find 150+ popular quotes from celebrities, books and directly from authors that we think, define the true representation of love:


1. True Love Quotes 1-30

Love affects both mental and physical state of the body which is the reason why you will find people happier when they are in love. It gives a permanent sense of connection to another person as well.

Love is involuntary. Brain science tells us it’s a drive like thirst. It’s a craving for a specific person. Love, like thirst, will make you do strange things. Love is commonly defined as an intense feeling of attraction to another person. It is a feeling you get whenever you see someone you think is desirable, attractive, and almost close to perfection.

That’s how it feels right now, he thinks, kneeling beside her, rinsing her hair: as though his love for his daughter will outstrip the limits of his body. The walls could fall away, even the whole city, and the brightness of that feeling would not wane.” – Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

Love is reverence, and worship, and glory, and the upward glance. Not a bandage for dirty sores. But they don’t know it. Those who speak of love most promiscuously are the ones who’ve never felt it. They make some sort of feeble stew out of sympathy, compassion, contempt and general indifference, and they call it love. Once you’ve felt what it means to love as you and I know it – total passion for the total height- you’re incapable of anything less.” – Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Goldmund, will you be back?” – Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

The problem, of course, was that Baba saw the world in black and white. And he got to decide what was black and what was white. You can’t love a person who lives that way without fearing him too. Maybe hating him a little” – Amir, The Kite Runner

In many ways, unwise love is the truest love. Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.” – Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

Love is a trick played on us by the forces of evolution. Pleasure is the bait laid down by the same.” – TH White, The Once and Future King

Water may be older than light, diamonds crack in hot goat’s blood, mountaintops give off cold fire, forests appear in mid-ocean, it may happen that a crab is caught with the shadow of a hand on its back, that the wind may be imprisoned in a bit of knotted string. And it may be that love sometimes occurs without pain or misery.” – Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

My life is nothing but room for you.” – Kurt Vonnegat, Mother Night

If you ever, ever need my life, come and take it.” – Anton Chekov, The Seagull

I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” – Song of Solomon 8:3

I was wrong to weep and beg and try to force you by your love. Love is not a thing to be so used.” – C. S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces

Beauty is the promise of happiness” – Stendhal, On Love

To go it alone, or to go with a partner. When you choose a partner, you have to have compromises and sacrifices, but it’s the price you pay. Do I want to follow my every whim and desire as I make my way through time and space? Absolutely. But at the end of the day, do I need someone when I’m doubting myself and I’m insecure, and my heart’s failing me? Do I need someone who, when the heat gets hot, has my back? I do.” – Safety Not Guaranteed

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.” – Matt Groening

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

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

When we fall on love we are filled with the sense of how defenseless human beings are, and we tremble at the daily existence we have led in blissful obliviousness until this time. For this reason people are occasionally made virtuous by love.” – Yukio Mishima, Forbidden Colors

She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by – And never knew.” – Shel Silverstein

Will we know what to do when we are thirty? When we are forty-two?” the girl asked. The boy shrugged. “Will there be a day when you decide to get the newspaper delivered and then another when your cholesterol numbers are part of our regular lives?” He shrugged again. “I don’t know anything about wrinkle cream or being a mother.” “I don’t want to know until I have to,” he said. He took her smooth hand. “This year we will try some new vegetables. We’ll listen to some new music. That’s all.” The girl closed her eyes, where the darkness was filled with unanswerable questions. “But you love me, right?” she asked. “That is exactly what I do,” he said. – Ramona Ausubel, The Ages

Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” – Hamlet, Shakespeare

Perhaps they were right putting love into books. Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.” – William Faulkner, Light in August

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi

What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi

I think I would know Nora’s fart anywhere. I think I could pick hers out in a roomful of farting women.” – James Joyce, Dubliners

To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.” – C. S. Lewis

It had flaws, but what does that matter when it comes to matters of the heart? We love what we love. Reason does not enter into it. In many ways, unwise love is the truest love. Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard M. Baruch



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