16 favorite quotes about love

…because love is like a stormy sea, a candy-floss, a hurricane, an emotion to which I surrender unconditionally. Because I cannot live without love. Because 16 is better than 15. Because these are my favorite quotes:

  1. Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.” – Lao Tzu
  2. Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” – Sarah Bernhardt
  3. Only the people in love live, others just exist.” – William Shakespeare 
  4. “Love is to give your soul without regret and instantly to forget what you have given” – Nadejda Zaharieva
  5. “somewhere in your sands there is a woman waiting for me. And that’s why I have to turn myself into the wind.”- Paulo Coelho
  6. “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 
  7. “What else? She is so beautiful. You don’t get tired of looking at her. You never worry if she is smarter than you: You know she is. She is funny without ever being mean. I love her. I am so lucky to love her, Van Houten. You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices. I hope she likes hers.” – John Green
  8. “I did not want to think so much about her. I wanted to take her as an unexpected, delightful gift, that had come and would go again — nothing more. I meant not to give room to the thought that it could ever be more. I knew too well that all love has the desire for eternity and that therein lies its eternal torment. Nothing lasts. Nothing.”
    ― Erich Maria Remarque
  9. “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte
  10. “Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we haven’t loved enough.”
    – Elif Shafak
  11. “Think how you love me,’ she whispered. ‘I don’t ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember. Somewhere inside me there’ll always be the person I am tonight.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  12. “Love is a wonderful accident – you know that you will crash into the wall and you still press on the accelerator. You are heading into your own death with a smile and curiously wait for a moment when everything blows into the air. Love is the only programmed disappointment the only anticipated misfortune that we constantly call upon” –  Frédéric Beigbeder
  13. “The weak would never enter the kingdom of love, which is a harsh & ungenerous kingdom & that women gives themselves only to men of resolute spirit, who provides the security they need in order to face life” – Gabriel Marquez
  14. ”Come, Love! Hurry up! There is no time! Come, before it gets light outside…for not to become aware that you are a delusion…That you don’t exist, that you are a dream…” – Damian Damianov
  15. ”Jeanno, women can love so much more intelligently than us men! They never love a man for his body, even if they can enjoy that too – and how. But women love you for your character, your strength, your intelligence. Or because you can protect a child.” – Nina George
  16. ”Because you’re a good person, you’re honourable and dignified. They never love you as stupidly men love women. Not because you’ve got especially beautiful calves or look good in a suit… When they love us, then they are being gracious, for only rarely do we give them reason to love us.“ – Nina George

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