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Welcome to our collection of short quotes on love. Ah... love... what more can one say? Well, reading below, a lot! (-:

You might also like our pages on Valentine's Day quotes or our huge collection of love quotes (not all of them are short like here.)

Wishing you and yours much love and laughter in your lives!

man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime

We are most alive when we're in love.

--John Updike
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Love is the greatest healer to be found.

--Willie Nelson
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We accept the love we think we deserve.

--Stephen Chbosky

Longer Version:

We accept the love we think we deserve.".


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Love is the crowning grace of humanity.

--Petrarch
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Love hard when there is love to be had.

--Bob Marley

Longer Version:

Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don't exist, but there's always one guy that is perfect for you.


photo of author Christopher Marlowe with quote

Love me little, love me long.

--Christopher Marlowe
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Love makes the world go round!

--D. Pariz
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Love! Just love!

--D. Pariz
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Love is a king who reigns without laws.

--Spanish Proverb
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O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!

--Thomas Dekker
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Beauty makes fools of the wise.

--Wayne Gerard Trotman
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The art of love is God at work through you.

--Wilferd Peterson
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Love forbids you not to love.

--Umberto Giordano
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If you love a person, you can forgive anything.

--Herbert Marshall
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Be that somebody.

--Ukonwa Ojo
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One love, one heart, one destiny.

--Robert Marley
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We are made loveless by our possessions.

--Elizabeth of Hungary
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Messed up doesn't matter to the heart.

--Annika Martin
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You're nothing short of my everything.

--Ralph Block
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When love comes, it comes indiscriminately.

--Lesley Lokko
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I feel your every rhyme.

--Aashiesh Agarwaal
photo of author Thérèse of Lisieux with quote

It is love alone that counts.

--Thérèse of Lisieux
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He who gives love, receives love.

--Omar Torrijos Herrera
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True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.

--Sadhu Vaswani
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In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

--Janos Arany
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It is never too late to fall in love.

--Sandy Wilson
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Love must face reality
If it is to survive.

--Loretta Livingstone
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Love and laughter hold us together.

--Ingrid Trobisch
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Love is life believing in itself.

--Manitonquat
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Love each and love all.

--Abhijit Naskar
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Think of love, dream of love, live of love.

--Abhijit Naskar
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Love starts when peace begins.

--Alaric Hutchinson
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Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

--Alphonse de Lamartine
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True love is the ripe fruit of a lifetime.

--Alphonse de Lamartine
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You have the power to choose love.

--Amy Leigh Mercree
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Love is the answer to everything.

--Amy Leigh Mercree
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Live joy. Be kind. Love unconditionally.

--Amy Leigh Mercree
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Never mingle love and business.

--Anthony Trollope
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Love can make any place agreeable.

--Arabian Proverb
woman and man holding hands

You are the ache in my heart!

--Avijeet Das
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You make my feelings come out from my soul!

--Avijeet Das
photo of author Bayard Taylor with quote

The loving are the daring.

--Bayard Taylor
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Free love is too expensive.

--Bernadette Devlin
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Extravagant love is never wasted.

--Bob Goff
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Love is the cheapest of religions.

--Cesare Pavese
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Love's plant must be watered with tears.

--Danish Proverb
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Your friends love you anyway.

--Dave Barry
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Love. My golly, it sells diapers, don't it!

--David Mamet
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Gaze upon others with eyes of love.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
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The fire of love is the best purifier.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
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Love as if love is the only way to live.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
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Fly with wings of love.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
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Kindness is the fragrance of pure love.

--Debasish Mridha, MD
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Love is like quicksilver in the hand.

--Dorothy Parker
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Money is good, love is wealth.

--Douglas Horton
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Love is a given, hatred is acquired.

--Douglas Horton
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If I love you, I show you I love you every day. Little things, big things.

--Dwayne Johnson
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Though lovers be lost, love shall not.

--Dylan Thomas
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Love is the whole and more than all.

--E. E. Cummings
flower garden

Lovers alone wear sunlight.

--E. E. Cummings
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Love is sweet torment.

--English Proverb
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Love laughs at locksmiths.

--English Proverb
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The greatest pleasure of life is love.

--Euripides
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Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.

--Francis Beaumont
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Love is blind.

--Geoffrey Chaucer

Longer Version:

Love is blind, but when we close our eyes, we see with our hearts.


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Love is the true price of love.

--George Herbert
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A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.

--George Herbert
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Love does not rust.

--German Proverb
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Love begins at home.

--German Proverb
photo of author Gertrude Stein with quote

It is very easy to love alone.

--Gertrude Stein
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Love is three quarters curiosity.

--Giacomo Casanova
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Marriage is the tomb of love.

--Giacomo Casanova
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Believe in love at first sight.

--H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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All ignorance is the lack of love.

--Hazrat Inayat Khan
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Love is selfish yet a selfless feeling.

--Heenashree Khandelwal
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A world without love is a deadly place.

--Helen Fisher
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We are wired to find love.

--Helen Fisher
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People kill for love. They die for love.

--Helen Fisher
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Romantic love is an addiction.

--Helen Fisher
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The motive power of democracy is love.

--Henri Bergson
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Nothing can be accomplished without love.

--Henri Matisse
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The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

--Hubert Humphrey
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Know love. Sow love. Grow love!

--Israelmore Ayivor
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Love rules his kingdom without a sword.

--Italian Proverb
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People protect what they love.

--Jacques Yves Cousteau
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Love loves to love love.

--James Joyce
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Free love never works.

--Jennifer Aniston
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Love is more powerful than kicking ass.

--Jet Li
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To love means you also trust.

--Joan Baez
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Love is love's reward.

--John Dryden
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Love is not in our choice but in our fate.

--John Dryden
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Love has no age, no limit; and no death.

--John Galsworthy
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She who has never loved has never lived.

--John Gay
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Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

--John Gay
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Mutual love, the crown of all our bliss.

--John Milton
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A joy that's shared is a joy made double.

--John Ray
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To those we love best we say the least.

--John Ray
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All love comes from the family.

--John Updike
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True love lasts forever.

--Joseph B. Wirthlin
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As you love yourself, life loves you back.

--Kamal Ravikant
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We wish you a perfect day!