50 Best Love Quotes That Express Exactly What ‘I Love You’ Really Means

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December 13th, 2018   |   Updated on March 17th, 2020

1. “Loving Someone Is Giving Them The Power To Break Your Heart, But Trusting Them Not To.”
― Julianne Moore

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2. Last Night, I Got Up The Courage To Ask You If You Regretted Us.
“There Are Things I Miss,” You Said. “But If I Didn’t Have You, I’d Miss More.”
― David Levithan


3. “Love Is A Striking Example Of How Little Reality Means To Us.”
― Marcel Proust


4. “For Women, The Best Aphrodisiacs Are Words. The G-spot Is In The Ears. He Who Looks For It Below There Is Wasting His Time.”
― Isabel Allende


5. “So Long As We Love We Serve; So Long As We Are Loved By Others, I Would Almost Say That We Are Indispensable; And No Man Is Useless While He Has A Friend.”
― Robert Louis Stevenson


6. “Hope For Love, Pray For Love, Wish For Love, Dream For Love…but Don’t Put Your Life On Hold Waiting For Love.”
― Mandy Hale


7.“Love Is Too Precious To Be Ashamed Of.”
― Laurell K. Hamilton


8. “Do You Believe A Man Can Truly Love A Woman And Constantly Betray Her?never Mind Physically But Betray Her In His Mind,in The Very “Poetry Of His Soul”.well,it’s Not Easy But Men Do It All The Time.”
― Mario Puzo


9. “Love Cannot Be Forced, Love Cannot Be Coaxed And Teased. It Comes Out Of Heaven, Unasked And Unsought.”
― Pearl S


10. “Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder, But It Sure Makes The Rest Of You Lonely.”
― Charles M. Schulz

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11. “The More Boys I Meet The More I Love My Dog.”
― Carrie Underwood


12. “We Come To Love Not By Finding A Perfect Person, But By Learning To See An Imperfect Person Perfectly.”
― Sam Keen


13. “I Hug Him Tightly. “i Can’t Imagine My Life Without You, Christian. I Love You So Much It Frightens Me.” “me, Too,” He Breathes. “my Life Would Be Empty Without You. I Love You So Much.”
― E.L. James


14. “I Crave Your Mouth, Your Voice, Your Hair.silent And Starving, I Prowl Through The Streets. Bread Doesnot Nourish Me, Dawn Disrupts Me, All Day I Hunt For The Liquid Measure Of Your Steps.”
― Pablo Neruda

15. “I Think You’re Still The Only Person Sharp Enough To Sharpen Someone Like Me.”
― Veronica Roth


16. “Love Is The Only Force Capable Of Transforming An Enemy To A Friend.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.


17. “The Moment Our Lips Met, I Knew With Pure And Piercing Certainty That I Would Have Waited For Him Forever.”
― Leigh Bardugo


18. “I Mean, It’s Not Surprising, Really. Once You Love Something, You Always Love It In Some Way. You Have To. It’s, Like, Part Of You For Good.”
― Sarah Dessen


19.“My Nails Dug Into His Back, And He Trailed His Lips Down The Edge Of My Chin, Down The Center Of My Neck. He Kept Going Until He Reached The Bottom Of The Dress’s V-neck. I Let Out A Small Gasp, And He Kissed All Around The Neckline, Just Enough To Tease.”
― Richelle Mead


20. “It Was The First Time I Was Ever In Love, And I Learned A Lot. Before That I’d Never Even Thought About Killing Myself.”
― Steven Wright



21. “Love Cures People, Both The Ones Who Give It And The Ones Who Receive It.”
― Karl Menninger


22. “I Love You Now For What We’ve Already Shared, And I Love You Now In Anticipation Of All That’s To Come.”
― Nicholas Sparks


23. “To Love Means To Realize There Is A Time To Let The Beloved One Go”
― Tony Parsons


24. “SHe Wanted To Cause Him Pain For Taking A Place In Her Heart She Wouldn’t Have Given Him If She’d Known The Truth.”
― Kristin Cashore


25. “There Are Many Goals But One Path – The Path Of Compassion.”
― Amit Ray


26. “Imagine Going About Your Day Knowing Someone’s Carrying You In Their Mind. That Has To Be The Best Part Of Being In Love- The Feeling Of Having A Home In Some Else’s Brain.”
― Becky Albertalli


27. “While I Was Drying Off Maddie After Her Bath Tonight, She Said, ‘i Love You’ To Me For The First Time. It Sounded Like ‘all Lub Boo,’ But I Didn’t Care. To Reciprocate, I Showed Her What An Ex-marine Looks Like When He Cries.”
― Jim Beaver


28. “You Think I Wanted To Fall For You? I Stayed Away From You! I Gave Him The Chance To Be With You! But There’s Another Part Of Me That Asks What If? What If You’re Not Supposed To Be With Ren? What If You Were Supposed To Be The Answer To My Prayers? Not His!”
― Colleen Houck


29. “Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.”
― Wilhelm Reich


30. “Hate Is Such A Strong Emotion. Much More Powerful Than Indifference. But Those Who Burn With Hate Can Also Love Just As Intensely. Can’t They? When You Hate–or Love–do You Do So With All Your Heart? So Much That It Feels As If You Might Die From It?”
― Morgan Rhodes,



31. “Compassion Is The Signature Of Higher Consciousness. Non-violence Is The Tool To Evolve Into The Higher Consciousness.”
― Amit Ray


32. “Kakabog Ang Dibdib Mo, Kikiligin Ang Kalamnan Mo At Kikirot Ang Puso Mo. Kabog, Kilig, Kirot. Kapag Naramdaman Mo Ang Tatlong K, Umiibig Ka.”
― Ricky Lee


33. “Why Is It That Words Like These Seem Dull And Cold? Is It Because There Is No Word Tender Enough To Be Your Name?”
― James Joyce


34. “Say You’ll Marry Me When I Come Back Or, Before God, I Won’t Go. I’ll Stay Around Here And Play A Guitar Under Your Window Every Night And Sing At The Top Of My Voice And Compromise You, So You’ll Have To Marry Me To Save Your Reputation.”
― Margaret Mitchell

35. “Gaston Was Not Only A Fierce Lover, With Endless Wisdom And Imagination, But He Was Also, Perhaps, The First Man In The History Of The Species Who Had Made An Emergency Landing And Had Come Close To Killing Himself And His Sweetheart Simply To Make Love In A Field Of Violets.”
― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


36. “You Said, ‘i Love You.’ Why Is It That The Most Unoriginal Thing We Can Say To One Another Is Still The Thing We Long To Hear? ‘I Love You’ Is Always A Quotation. You Did Not Say It First And Neither Did I, Yet When You Say It And When I Say It We Speak Like Savages Who Have Found Three Words And Worship Them.”
― Jeanette Winterson


37. “I Love You Every Day. And Now I Will Miss You Every Day.”
― Mitch Albom


38. “Some Girls Are Full Of Heartache And Poetry And Those Are The Kind Of Girls Who Try To Save Wolves Instead Of Running Away From Them.”
― Nikita Gill


39. “We Have All Known The Long Loneliness And We Have Learned That The Only Solution Is Love And That Love Comes With Community.”
― Dorothy Day


40. “Marveling At His Own Boldness, He Said Softly, “I Would Enter Your Sleep If I Could, And Guard You There, And Slay The Thing That Hounds You, As I Would If It Had The Courage To Face Me In Fair Daylight. But I Cannot Come In Unless You Dream Of Me.”
― Peter S. Beagle



41. “Love Demands Expression. It Will Not Stay Still, Stay Silent, Be Good, Be Modest, Be Seen And Not Heard, No. It Will Break Out In Tongues Of Praise, The High Note That Smashes The Glass And Spills The Liquid.”
― Jeanette Winterson


42. “I Know…and I Love You. But I Don’t Think We Love Each Other In The Same Way. And…i Think Keeping You Near Me, Would Destroy Me.”
― S.C. Stephens


43. “And The Two Of Them Loved Each Other For A Long Time In Silence Without Making Love Again.”
― Gabriel García Márquez


44. “The Ink Of The Scholar Is More Holy Than The Blood Of The Martyr.”
― Anonymous


45. “Love Is The Only Future God Offers.”
― Victor Hugo


46. “Friends Ask You Questions; Enemies Question You.”
― Criss Jami


47. “We Are Made Of All Those Who Have Built And Broken Us.”
― Atticus Poetry


48. “I Love You Beyond Paint, Beyond Melodies, Beyond Words. And I Hope You Will Always Feel That, Even When I’m Not Around To Tell You So.”
― Kiera Cass


49. “Nico Studied His Face – His Sea-green Eyes, His Grin, His Ruffled Black Hair. Somehow Percy Jackson Seemed Like A Regular Guy Now, Not A Mythical Figure. Not Someone To Idolize Or Crush On.”
― Rick Riordan


50. “Tucker Strokes My Hair. There’s Something So Tender About The Gesture. It Might As Well Have Been Him Whispering I Love You.”
― Cynthia Hand

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