Love Quotes for Inspiration and Love Letters

Love quotes have universal appeal because of how they resonate with everyone! Not only is it impressive to be able to say one of these great love quotes from memory…they are perfect when you want to write a love letter!

Some of what we list is simply inspirational: the works of Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, for example, would make anyone sit and dream of romance! Other quotes will make great loveletters!

Inspirational Love Quotes

     Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. -Albert Einstein

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. -Kahlil Gibran

     You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world. -David Levesque

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. -William Shakespeare

     Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter. -T.S. Eliot

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle. -Crystal Middlemas

     How blessed I am that I can walk beside you, lean upon you, and live within the warmth of your love. -Roy Lessin

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful. -Daniel Monroe Tuttle

     Love is a decision, not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything... -Raul and Samantha Juarez

Love is the most abiding power of the world. -Martin Luther King

     Love does not dominate; it cultivates. -Goethe

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving. -Amy Carmichael

     They do not love that do not show their love. -William Shakespeare

There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. -Vincent Van Gogh

     Love can make you do things that you never thought possible! -Phil Collins

I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine. -Song of Solomon

     Love is friendship set on fire. -Jeremy Taylor


Love Quotes for Loveletters

The art of writing an effective love letter is starting with a thought that will touch the heart of the one to receive the letter. Imagine each of the following quotes written across the top of a love letter


The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves.  -Victor Hugo

     A smile is nearly always inspired by another smile. -Anonymous

True love is rare, so when you find it don't let it go just because of a barrier you can't cross. -Ray H. Wall

      The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. -Eden Ahbez

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. -The Bible, Song of Solomon 8:7

      Only love lets us see normal things in an extraordinary way. -Anonymous

A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

     Love is a light that shines from heart to heart. -John Denver

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood. -Karen Casey

     How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. -Elizabeth Barret Browning

Love is when you look into someone's eyes and see their heart. -Jill Petty

     We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly while embracing each other. -Lucian de Croszonza

Loving someone is giving them the power to hurt you, but trusting them not to. -Anonymous

     Distance between two hearts is not an obstacle...rather a beautiful reminder of just how strong true love can be. -Anonymous

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach... -Elizabeth Barrett Browning

     I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. -Roy Croft

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. -Mignon McLaughlin

     There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. -George Sand

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