30 Timeless and Beautiful Love Quotes by Famous People

Love is for everyone regardless of Gender

1. "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao-Tzu 

2. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”- Sarah Dessen

3. "To love is not a passive thing. To love is active voice. When I love I do something, I function, I give. I do not love in order that I may be loved back again, but for the creative joy of loving. And every time I do so love I am freed, at least a little, by the outgoing of love, from enslavement to that most intolerable of master, myself." -Bernard Iddings Bell

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

5. "Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence." - David Byrne.

6. "In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person." - Margaret C. Anderson

7. "Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired." - Mother Theresa

8. "As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change. I will always keep falling in love with you." - Karen Clodfelder

9. "A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous." - Ingrid Bergmen

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

11. "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." - Aristotle

12. "Where there is love there is life." - Mahatma Gandhi 

13. "Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit." - Peter Ustinov

14. "There is no remedy for love than to love more." - Henry David Thoreau

15. "Few is the number who think with their own minds and feel with their own hearts." - Albert Einstein

16. "It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations." - Kahlil Gibran

17. "Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

18. "All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love." - Leo Tolstoy

19. "Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well." - Vincent van Gogh 

20. "Just because you know someone doesn't mean you love them, and just because you don't know people doesn't mean you can't love them. You can fall in love with a complete stranger in a heartbeat, if God planned that route for you. So open your heart to strangers more often. You never know when God will throw that pass at you." - Heather Grove

21. "Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred." - Barbara De Angelis

22. "We need not think alike to love alike." - David Ferenc 

23. "Love cures people -- both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it." -Dr. Karl énage

24. "You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip." - Jonathan Carroll

25. "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

26. "Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring." - Oscar Wilde

27. "Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear." - John Lennon

28. "Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable." - Bruce Lee

29. "I hate, for example, whenever you hear someone say: 'You have to work at being a couple.' No, you have to want to be there." - Vanessa Paradis

30. "Love never claims, it ever gives. Love ever suffers, never resents never revenges itself." - Mahatma Gandhi