"The heart has its reasons that reason knows not of." – Balise Pascal, in Les Pensées (1670)
"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights (1847)
"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, Sonnets From the Portuguese (1850)
"Before we love with our heart, we already love with our imagination." – Louise Colet, in Marilyn Gaddis Rose, tr., Lui, A View of Him (1859)
"Love is repaid by love alone." – St. Therese of Lisieux (1897) in John Clark, tr., Story of a Soul (1972)
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, with the same person." – Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook (1966)
"In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing." – Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook (1966)
"Love is a fruit in season at all times." – Mother Theresa, A Gift for God (1975)
"The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life." – (attrib. to William Wordsworth)
"Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own." – (attrib. to Robert Heinlein)
"What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down." – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
"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."
- When Harry Met Sally (1989)
"You make me want to be a better man."
- As Good As It Gets (1997)
"True love is your soul's recognition of its counterpoint in another." - Wedding Crashers (2005)
Our gifts below, celebrate Love... Looking for something else? See our quotes about: Friendship, Mothers, Flowers.