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Love Quotes, (marriage and sex too)


The best things in life aren't things.
Art Buchwald

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Mark Twain

Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Mother Teresa

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Samuel Johnson

Tell me who you love, and I'll tell you who you are.
Creole proverb

You can't put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories.
Melanie Clark

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The bravest are the tenderest. The loving are the daring.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Roy Croft

A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous.
Ingrid Bergmen

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open.
Rabrindranath Tagore

Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.

Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl
- no superior alternative has yet been found.
Sir Winston Churchill

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship.
Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment,
it will not be created for years or even generations.
Kahlil Gibran

Some gifts are big, others are small. Gifts from the heart are the best gifts of all.

The greatest possession we have costs nothing, it's known as love.
Brian Jett

Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Woody Allen

I'll come no more behind your scenes, David; for the silk stockings and white bosoms of your actresses excite my amorous propensities
Samuel Johnson

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 withering, of tarnishing.

Anais Nin

There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy.
Her heart.
Melanie Griffith

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
Herman Hesse

The Duke returned from the wars today and did pleasure me in his top-boots
Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
William Wordsworth

Love's like the measles - all the worse when it comes late in life.
Douglas Jerrold

Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!
Aphra Behn

Two souls with but a single thought,
Two hearts beat as one.
Friedrich Halm

Da mihi castitatem et continentium, sed noli modo
Give me chastity and consistency - but not yet!
St. Augustine of hippo

The saddest thing in the world, is loving someone who used to love you.

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.
Tennessee Williams

He said it was artificial respiration, but now I find I am to have his child.
Anthony Burgess from "Inside Mr. Enderby"

It doesn't matter what you do in the bedroom as long as you don't do it in the street and frighten the horses.
Daphne Fielding "The Duchess of Jermyn Street"

Someone asked Sophocles, "How is your sex life now? Are you still able to have a woman?"
He replied, "Hush man; most gladly indeed am I rid of it all,
as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master"
Plato - The Republic

The pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable
Lord Chesterfield

Hearts are not had as a gift, But hearts are earned...
William Butler Yeats

The only unnatural sex act is that which you cannot perform.
Alfred Kinsey

No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast. as love can do with a twined thread.
Robert Burton

And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
John Dryden

The best proof of love is trust.
Joyce Brothers

The great question... which I have not been able to answer... is, "What... does a woman want?"

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it:
if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.
Song of Solomon chap 8, v.7

L'amor che muove il sole e l'altre stelle.
The love that moves the sun and the other stars.
Dante Alighieri

In the spring a livlier iris changes on the burnished dove;
In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Alfred Lord Tennyson.

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
John Donne, Songs and Sonnets

Love. Of course, love. Flames for a year, ashes for thirty.
Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain
William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.
Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy

After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning;
it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
Mark Twain - Adam's Diary

Love: Two minds without a single thought.
Philip Barry

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Kahlil Gibran

An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have;
the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Agatha Christie

If you love something, set it free; if it comes backs it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was.
Richard Bach

The frankest and freest product of the human mind and heart is a love letter;
the writer gets his limitless freedom of statement and expression from his sense that no stranger is going to see what he is writing.
Mark Twain's Autobiography, 1959 preface

Wedlock - the deep, deep peace of the double bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue.
Mrs Patrick Campbell

Love is just a system for getting someone to call you darling after sex.
Julian Barnes

No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.
Thomas Moore

It has been said that love robs those who have it of their wit, and gives it to those who have none.
Denis Diderot,

All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
Marie Ebner von Eschenbach

The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers

It's better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?

I don't want to live - I want to love first, and live incidentally.
Zelda Fitzgerald.       

In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained.
Robert Graves

 We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest,
and deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It was the most fun I ever had without laughing.
Woody Allen - Referring to sex, from Annie Hall

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Joan Crawford

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Lisa Hoffman

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
3:19 Collosians, the bible

Although love dwells in gorgeous palaces, and sumptuous apartments,
more willingly than in miserable and desolate cottages,
it cannot be denied but that he sometimes causes his power to be felt in the gloomy recesses of forests,
among the most bleak and rugged mountains, and in the dreary caves of a desert.
Giovanni Boccaccio

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore M. Hesburgh

Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Mark Twain - Notebook, 1898

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself
Jean Anouilh,

When I am sad and weary. When I think all hope has gone.
When I walk along High Holborn, I think of you with nothing on .

Adrian Mitchell
Those have most power to hurt us that we love. - Francis Beaumont


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