50 Inspirational Love Quotes
Inspirational Love Quotes to Make You Feel Loved 🙂
As a romance author, I am constantly scouring the internet for beautiful and inspirational love quotes. I figure if I can get enough love inside me, then it will come out when I write my books. And do you know what? It works! Here are some of my favourite inspirational love quotes – the ones that make me feel totally happy and uplifted. Which one makes you feel the most loved?
No. 1 – Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets
“You make me want to be a better man.” Awwww … Now just to be clear, these quotes aren’t in any particular order. It’s not like a top ten or anything, so this isn’t my very very favourite no.1 quote, but I do like it a lot. Sweet.
No. 2 – A. A. Milne
“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.” Very very lovely. He wrote Winnie the Pooh, right? The soppy old so and so …
No. 3 – Alfred Tennyson
“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you … I could walk through my garden forever.” Us ladies like flowers, right? Well … some of us. Either way, it’s a lovely quote.
No. 4 – Andre Maurois
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” Personally, speaking from my happy marriage, sometimes a long conversation is way too long. Especially when it involves football. But I like the sentiment. It makes me feel warm inside.
No. 5 – Arrigo Boito
“When I saw you, I feel in love, and you smiled because you knew.” Awww … those little smiles we get when we know a man is into us. They’re just the best .
No. 6 – Barbara De Angelis
“A marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s the way you love your partner everyday.” Practical advice here from a self-help guru, whom I love. And yes … anyone who’s married knows you do have to work on it. Even when you’re not feeling all that loving 😉
No. 7 – Christian, Moulin Rouge
“The great thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” I LOVE this one! Love the movie too, just beautiful. Shame about the ending, but you can’t have everything.
No. 8 – Conor Oberst
“Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness.” Beautiful, right?
No. 9 – David Meurer
“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ come together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” Wise words – my husband and I are so imperfect it’s ridiculous. We are literally opposites in everything, but that’s what makes us good for each other 🙂
No. 10 – David Reed
“Love me and the world is mine.” Because love is everything, right? the most precious thing in the world.
No. 11 – David Viscott
“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” There’s nothing better than being head over heels in love – whether it be with a partner or your lovely, cuddly children.
No. 12 – Dr. Seuss
“You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” Who’d have thought Dr Seuss would be such an old romantic?
No. 13 – Dwight Moody
“Faith makes all things possible. Love makes all things easy.” I want to cry about this one, it’s so lovely! And from our blackest places, love lifts us up and makes things better. Soppy I know, but true.
No. 14 – Edgar Allan Poe
“We loved with a love that was more than love.” Wonderful poetic words from a wonderful poet.
No. 15 – Edna St. Vincent Millay
“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.” Aww .. we’ve all felt this way about someone, haven’t we? Good reminder to appreciate the people who are with us right now.
No. 16 – Elinor Glyn
“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” Lovely golden hazy romance … it’s wonderful looking at the world through romantic eyes. Everything is so beautiful.
No. 17 – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
“If all else perished and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained and he was annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.” I love romantic quotes from old books – it just goes to show human feelings don’t change, no matter how much time passes.
No. 18 – Forrest, Forrest Gump
“I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidental – like on a breeze, but I think maybe it’s both. Maybe both is happening at the same time. I miss you , Jenny. IF there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away.’
No. 19 – George, Father of the Bride
“I know I’d never be able to remember what Nina wore that day. But I also knew I’d never forget the way she looked.” Awwww … so sweet. So lovely when men love their wives so much.
No. 20 – Jack, Titanic
“Promise me you’ll survive. That you won’t give up , no matter what happens. Promise me now, Rose, and never let go of that promise.” Okay – I’ve shortened this quote a bit, and you sort of have to see the movie to get why it’s so beautiful. But when you DO watch the movie, it’s the loveliest thing ever to hear Jack say this to Rose.
No. 21 – Jeremy Taylor
“Love is friendship that has caught fire.” True story. Lovely, lovely fire.
No. 22 – Jess C. Scott, The Intern
“When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.” Isn’t it lovely hearing someone you love say your name? Unless they’re angry with you …
No. 23 – Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever
“One day you will kiss a man you can’t breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence.” Sigh! I love that feeling of getting swept away by a man …
No. 24 – Katharine Hepburn
“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only what you are expecting to give … which is everything.” Beautiful words from a beautiful lady. Thanks for that wisdom, Katharine Hepburn.
No. 25 – Khalil Gibran
“And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” Appreciate what you’ve got. Because if you ever have to be apart from someone you love, it’s awful. xx
No. 26 – Laura, Brief Encounter
“I’ve fallen in love. I’m an ordinary woman. I didn’t think such violent things could happen to ordinary people.”
No. 27 – Mac MacGuff, Juno
“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.”
No. 28 – Marilyn Monroe
“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” Lovely Marilyn. I always wonder if she’s talking about JFK when I read this quote …
No. 29 – Maya Angelou
“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world there is no love for you like mine.” Most amazing poet in the world, Maya Angelou.
No. 30 – Milan Kundera
“Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.”
No. 31 – Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember
“Love is like the wind. You can’t see it but you can feel it.” I love Nicholas Sparks. His books just make you feel so wonderful …
No. 32 – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard: we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, ever day. You and me … every day.” Wise words. And true.
No. 33 – Nicole Krauss, The History of Love
“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
No. 34 – Noah, The Notebook
“If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.”
No. 35 – Oscar Wilde
“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
No. 36 – Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets
“I love you without knowing how, or when or where.”
No. 37 – Paulo Coehlo
“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
No. 38 – Plato
“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.”
No. 39 – Richard Bach
“True love stories never have endings.” Love goes on forever …
No. 40 – Richard Needham
“You don’t marry one person, you marry three: The person you think they are, the person they are and the person they become as a result of being married to you.”
No. 41 – Robbie Turner, Atonement
“I will return. I will find you. Love you. Marry you. And live without shame.”
No. 42 – Robert Brault
“One day, in search for happiness, you discover a partner by your side, and you realise that your happiness has come to help you search.” One of my favourites, this …
No. 43 – Ronald Reagan
“There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of the day knowing someone on the other side is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.” This is so sweet, especially since the person who said it was the president.
No. 44 – Ronny, Moonstruck
“I love you. Not like they told you love is. We’re aren’t here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us.”
No. 45 – Roy Croft
“I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I’m with you.”
No. 46 – RW Emerson
‘What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
No. 47 – Samantha, Her
“But the heart’s not like a box that gets filled up. It expands in size the more you love.” This is sooo try. You especially realise that when you lose someone dear …
No. 48 – Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever
“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
No. 49 – Sean, Good Will Hunting
“People call those imperfections, but no – that’s the good stuff.” I love this scene. And love this movie.
No. 50 – Sophocles
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.”
Awwwwwww! Lovely, aren’t they? Which inspirational love quote made you feel the most loved? I’d love to hear your thoughts. And are there any wonderful, inspirational love quotes I’ve missed that you’d like to share? I’d love to hear about those too! See those pink buttons at the top right? They link to my social media. Come and have a chat – I’m online most days.
Love Suzy K Quinn xxx
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