“Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.”

– Unknown

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

– Sarah Dessen

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

– Robert A. Heinlein

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”

– Anais Nin

“He is not a lover who does not love forever.”

– Euripides

“To love is to burn, to be on fire.”

– Jane Austen

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”

– James Baldwin

“In the end we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing.”

– Jack Kornfield

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”

– Bette Davis

“Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.”

– Paulo Coelho

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”

– Pablo Neruda

“Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.”

– Ovid

“Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.”

– Theodore Roethke

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

– Dr. Seuss

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.”

– Nicholas Sparks

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”

– Ben Hecht

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.”

– Noah

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”

– J.R.R. Tolkien

“To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.”

– Valerie Lombardo

”My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”

– André Breton

“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”

– Kurt Vonnegut

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”

– Elinor Glyn

“Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.”

– James Thurber

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.”

– Sophocles

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.”

– William Arthur Ward

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.”

– William Arthur Ward

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