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50 Beautifully Honest Quotes About Love

Honest Quotes About Love

January 11th, 2019   |   Updated on September 18th, 2021

Everyone wants the truth even if it always hurts. No one deserves a lie, for it breaks trust until a point that it cannot be fixed.

There are times our honesty is being tested. Some we failed, some we succeed. But what is important is that we always ask for forgiveness.

Honesty is still one of the most important trait a person should have. Stay honest even if others are not.

1. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”-Dr. Seuss


2. “Love is when you can understand each other’s silences.” – Avijeet Das


3. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” – Paulo Coelho


4. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”-Elie Wiesel


5. “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”-Chuck Palahniuk

6. “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”-Charlotte Bronte


7. “We loved with a love that was more than love.”-Edgar Allan Poe


8. “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”-Elizabeth Gilbert


9. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” ― William Shakespeare


10. “A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other…Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever.” -Dave Matthews Band


11. “Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” -Fyodor Dostoyevsky


12. “What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.” -Chuck Palahniuk


13. “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.” -Emily Dickinson


14. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”-Charles Dickens


15. “We have no relationship without honesty.”-Emily Giffin


16. “It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.-E.M. Forster


17. “I love you and I like you.”— Parks and Recreation


18. “In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.”— Maya Angelou


19. “Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense.”— E.E. Cummings


20. “You were the sun and loving you was photosynthesis.” — Aman Batra


21. “It’s damaging to think we only have ONE soulmate out there. We probably have at least 14.”— Victoria Lorrekovich


22. “Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.” ― Sarah Dessen


23. “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don’t think it’s possible for you to miss me as much as I’m missing you right now.”-Edna St. Vincent Millay


24.  “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”-Clive Barker

25. “What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”-Fyodor Dostoyevsky


26. “Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.”-Charles Dickens


27.  “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


28. “I’m not sentimental–I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last–the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald


29. “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.”-David Mitchell


30. “You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.”-Chuck Palahniuk


31. “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”-Elie Wiesel


32. “You are the greatest fool in the history of Love if you couldn’t recognize a honest partner.”-Srinivas Shenoy


33. “From childhood’s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”-Edgar Allan Poe


34. “Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.”-E.E. Cummings


35. “But if you loved me Why’d you leave me?” — Kodaline, “All I Want”


36. “I would die for you. But I won’t live for you.” ― Stephen Chbosky


37. “Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”-Charles M. Schulz


38. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height. My soul can reach.” -Elizabeth Barrett Browning


39. “This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today.”-David Nicholls


40. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.”-Elizabeth Gilbert


41. “If you love something set it free, but don’t be surprised if it comes back with herpes.”-Chuck Palahniuk


42. “two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world.” — Warsan Shire


43. “Ok. You fuck me, then snub me. You love me, you hate me. You show me a sensitive side, then you turn into a total asshole. Is this a pretty accurate description of our relationship.-Chuck Palahniuk


44. “You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince”-E.L. James


45. “We were together. I forget the rest.”— Walt Whitman, “Leaves Of Grass”


46. “I am no longer in love with her, that’s certain, but maybe I love her. Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”— Pablo Neruda, “Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair”


47. “Every time I open the drawer, it’s a trip down memory lane, which, if you don’t turn off at the right exit, merges straight into the Masochistic Nostalgia Highway.”— Sloane Crosley, “I Was Told There’d Be Cake”


48. “It’s always going to be you, even when I’m busy pretending to love somebody else.”— Laura Jane Williams, “ “We Never Happened, And That Has To Be Okay”

49. “I was glad I wasn’t in love, that I wasn’t happy with the world. I like being at odds with everything. People in love often become edgy, dangerous. They lose their sense of perspective.” — Charles Bukowski


50. “And I think if you’re going to be with somebody, you owe it to them to show yourself.—Chris Crutcher