53 Beautiful Quotes That Perfectly Capture What It Is To Love Someone

53 Beautiful Quotes That Perfectly Capture What It Is To Love Someone

Updated on Aug 10, 2020. Posted on Aug 7, 2020

Reading this is the next best thing to being in love.


“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

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—From Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë


“You’re not perfect, sport, and let me save you the suspense. This girl you met? She isn’t perfect either. The question is whether you’re perfect together.”


—From Good Will Hunting, written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck


“I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.”


“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.”

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—From the song “Nature Boy,” written by Eden Ahbez


“‘Cause all of me / Loves all of you / Love your curves and all your edges / All your perfect imperfections.”


—From the song “All of Me,” written by John Legend and Toby Gad


“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”


—Written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


“Till I loved I never lived.”

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—From the poem “That I Did Always Love” by Emily Dickinson


“I am here, and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive. And you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder.”

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—From The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky


“Love is a lot like a backache. It doesn’t show on X-rays, but you know it’s there.”

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—From a comedy routine by George Burns


“I retain an unalterable affection for you, which neither time or distance can change.”

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—Written by George Washington in a love letter to his wife, Martha, dated June 23, 1775


“It is love that makes the impossible possible.”

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—Indian proverb


“And in the end / The love you take / Is equal to the love you make.”

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—From the Beatles song “The End,” written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney


“Though I know I’ll never lose affection / For people and things that went before / I know I’ll often stop and think about them / In my life I’ll love you more.”

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—From the Beatles song “In My Life,” written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney


“You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.”

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—From the poem “Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver


“Every time I see you, baby, I get lost / If I’m dreaming, baby, please don’t wake me up.”


—From the song “Fallin’ All in You,” written by Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Fred Gibson, Scott Harris, and Teddy Geiger


“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”


“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! / For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”

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—From Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare


“Love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

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—From the autobiography Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela


“In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you. The right person is still gonna think the sun shines out of your ass.”

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—From Juno, written by Diablo Cody


“You’ve been my inspiration / Through the lies you were the truth / My world is a better place because of you”


—From the song “Because You Loved Me,” written by Diane Warren


“This poem is endless, the odds against us are endless, / our chances of being alive together / statistically nonexistent; / still we have made it.”


—From the poem “Alive Together” by Lisa Mueller


“When evening shadows and the stars appear / And there is no one there to dry your tears / I could hold you for a million years / To make you feel my love.”

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—From the song “To Make You Feel My Love,” written by Bob Dylan


“‘Tis better to have loved and lost / Than never to have loved at all.”

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—From the poem “In Memoriam A.H.H.,” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson


“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”

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—From When Harry Met Sally, written by Nora Ephron


“Where there is love, there is no darkness.”

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—A Burundian proverb


“You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together, to see if we know what we were taught.”


—From Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak


“To love one person among this world’s many and to have loved each other deeply for a long while is beautiful.”

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—From the poem “May Letter” by Do Jong-Hwan


“Love is a great beautifier.”


—From Little Women by Louisa May Alcott


“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but only just felt in the heart.”


“‘Cause after all these years / I still feel everything when you are near.”


—From the song “All These Years,” written by Camila Cabello, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Jeff Gitelman, and Mustafa Ahmed


“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”

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—From The Republic by Plato


“You are sunlight through a window, which I stand in, warmed. … My darling.”


—From the book The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton


“Baby it’s you / You’re the one I love / You’re the one I need /
You’re the only one I see.”


—From the song “Love on Top,” written by Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, and Shea Taylor


“Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.”


—From Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë


“I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”

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—From the poem “He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven” by W.B. Yeats


“These fancy things / Will never come in between / You’re part of my entity / Here for infinity.”

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—From the song “Umbrella,” written by Christopher Stewart, Terius Nash, Kuk Harrell, and Shawn Carter


“I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”

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—From a letter written by F. Scott Fitzgerald


“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, every day. You and me, every day.”

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—From the movie The Notebook, written by Jeremy Leven and based on the book by Nicholas Sparks


“Our encounter is a mathematical formula / The law of religion, the way of the universe / The evidence of fate given to me / You are the origin of my dreams.”

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—From the song “DNA” by BTS, written by Pdogg “Hitman” Bang, Kass, Supreme Boi, Suga, and RM


“I would like to be the air / that inhabits you for a moment /
only. I would like to be that unnoticed / & that necessary.”

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—From the poem “Variation on the Word Sleep” by Margaret Atwood


“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”

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—From Emma by Jane Austen


“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”

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—From a letter Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo dated Sept. 18, 1888


“Remember not to get too close to stars / They’re never gonna give you love like ours.”


—From the song “Ilomilo,” written by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell


“I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I can’t do anything but think about him. At night I dream of him, all day I wait to see him, and when I do see him my heart turns over and I think I will faint with desire.”


—From The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory.


“We are asleep until we fall in love!”


—From War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy


“It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”

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—From The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


“He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.”

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—Japanese proverb


“The weight of the world is love. / Under the burden of solitude, / under the burden of dissatisfaction / the weight, the weight we carry / is love.”

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—From the poem “Song” by Allen Ginsberg


“Sweet creature, sweet creature / When I run out of road, you bring me home.”


—From the song “Sweet Creature,” written by Harry Styles and Kid Harpoon


“Without the wetness of your love, the fragrance of your water, or the trickling sounds of your voice ― I shall always feel thirsty.”

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—From Rise Up and Salute the Sun by Suzy Kassem


“The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know.”

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—Written by Blaise Pascal


“If I’m away from you for more than an hour, I can’t stop thinking about you. I carry you in my spirit. I pray for you more than I pray for myself.”

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—From Diary of a Mad Black Woman, written by Tyler Perry


“Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.”

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—From The Princess Bride, written by William Goldman

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