21 life-altering quotes about love

Posted June 28

Even in your darkest hours when everything good seems to have disappeared, there is one thing that you can see from miles away ... love. (Deseret Photo)

Even in your darkest hours when everything good seems to have disappeared, there is one thing that you can see from miles away … love. There is nothing dark enough to erase love.

The love that is expressed from a grandmother, father, mother, brother, and friend are all different and unique but are still just as special as the love you share with your beautiful beau.

Quotes about the power of love are inspiring. Here are 21 beautiful love quotes that you'll want to read often:

1. “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” - James Baldwin

2. “But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don’t like doing it.” - Marian Keyes

3. “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowance for human weaknesses.” - Ann Landers

4. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” - Dr. Seuss

5. “The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.” - Jiddu Krishnamurti

6. “Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” - Loretta Young

7. “The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that.” - Woody Allen

8. “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” - John Lennon

9. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

10. “Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, you owe me. Look what happens with a love like that, it lights the whole sky.” - Hafiz

11. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” - Sophocles

12. “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.” - Lao Tzu

13. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” - The Notebook

14. “The best proof of love is trust.” - Joyce Brothers

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

16. “It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.” - Lewis B. Smedes

17. “Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” - Paulo Coelho

18. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” - Lucille Ball

19. “Intense love does not measure, it just gives.” - Mother Teresa

20. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” - David Wilkerson

21. “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

Tana is a student with a passion for words. She believes that written words can touch people in ways unimaginable. In her spare time she enjoys singing, hiking, cuddling in a fuzzy blanket, and spending time with her friends and family.


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