Falling In Love Quotes

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the commonsense.”
~ Helen Rowland (1875-1950)

"Falling in love is a magical time... where the world seems even more beautiful, colours more vibrant, foods more delectable, sounds more enchanting and time less important."


Falling In Love Quotes can actually help you realise that you have actually fallen head over heels in love... or althernatively, bring you to your senses! Whether first love, new love, or life-long romance, these beautiful quotes about falling in love are here to help and be enjoyed:

Let's start with some falling in love quotes that highlight some home truths about this emotional whirlwind:
“A great many people fall in love with or feel attracted to a person who offers the least possibility of a harmonious union.”
~ Rudolf Dreikurs (1897-1972), American psychiatrist and educator

“A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.”
~ Woodrow Wyatt (1918-1997), British politician, author, journalist & broadcaster

“And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.”
~ Kahlil Gibra (1883-1931), Lebanese American artist, writer, poet, philosopher & theologian

“As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change... I will always keep falling in love with you.”
~ Unknown Author

“Do you want to know the easiest way to fall in love? Just associate with all your pleasant experiences of someone, and disassociate from all the unpleasant ones.”
~ Richard Bandler (1950-), American author & co-inventor of Neuro-linguistic programming

“Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the commonsense.”
~ Helen Rowland (1875-1950), American journalist & humorist

“Falling in love is not an extension of one’s limits or boundaries; it is a partial and temporary collapse of them.”
~ M. Scott Peck (1936-2005), American psychiatrist & author

"Even Albert Einstein has cleverly contributed to our falling in love quotes:
“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”
~ Albert Einstein (1879-1955), theoretical physicist

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.”
~ Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), one of the founding fathers of the United States, author, politician & diplomat

“How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?”
~ Albert Einstein (1879-1955), theoretical physicist

Some falling in love quotes recognise that the true direction in which love takes them:
“I did not fall into love – I rose into love.”
~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873), English novelist, poet, playwright & politician

“If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.”
~ Lynda Barry (1956-), American cartoonist & author

“I love [that] you smile at me, I love the way your hands reach out and hold me near… I believe this is heaven to no one else but me.”
~ Sarah McLachlan (1968-), Canadian musician, singer & songwriter

“It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.”
~ Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British philosopher, mathematician, historian & writer

Some insigntful and philosophical quotes about falling in love:
“Love is like water; We can fall in it. We can drown in it. And we can’t live without it.”
~ Unknown Author

“Love is ¾ dream and ¼ reality. Problems usually arise when you fall in love with the dream and not the reality. But yet you find true love when you fall in love with both.”
~ Unknown Author

“When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew.”
~ Arrigo Boito (1842-1918)

"There is something so special between two people - even strangers - whose spirits sing the same song. As eyes connect, there is that instant intangible recognition of kindred spirited connection; of depth of understanding way beyond what words can articulate."


Timing can be a crucial element of falling in love:
“Love is too strong a word to say it too early, but it has too beautiful a meaning to say it too late. “
~ Kurt Spiteri Cornish (details unclear)

Falling in love quotes can show the extent of vulnerability and trust required of a person:
“Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.”
~ Erich Fromm (1900-1980), social psychologist, psychoanalyst & humanistic philosopher

The following falling in love quotes show that falling in love is often outside our control and unpredictable by nature:
“Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.”
~ Unknown Author

“Never frown… even when you’re sad; you never know when someone is falling in love with your smile.”
~ Unknown Author

“Seduce my mind and you can have my body, Find my soul and I’m yours forever.”
~ Unknown Author

Oh how very true:
“The best feelings are those that have no words to describe them.”
~ Michelle Hammersley (details unknown)

“The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.”
~ Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist & human rights activist

Falling in love quotes help us recognise the risks associated with allowing ourselves to love someone. Don't let fear of the unknown dictate your behaviour. Embrace fear and courageously live out the adventures of life:
“The only things in life you regret, are the risks that you didn’t take.”
~ Unknown Author

“To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.”
~ Bess Myerson (1924-), First Jewish Miss America pageant winner

“To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.”
~ Anna Louise Strong (1885-1970), American journalist & activist

“To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.”
~ Nancy Mitford (1904-1973), English novelist & biographer

“Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.”
~ Unknown Author

“We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love our first.”
~ Unknown Author

“When a man of forty falls in love with a girl of twenty, it isn’t her youth he is seeking but his own.”
~ Lenore Coffee (1896-1984), American screenwriter, playwright & novelist

One of my very favourite falling in love quotes:
“When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew.”
~ Arrigo Boito (1842-1918), Italian poet, journalist, novelist & composer

There is so much wisdom to be discovered in quotes about falling in love - the following are simple yet profound examples:
“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 (1874-1965), British Prime Minister, statesman & orator

“You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.”
~ Jonathan Carroll (1949-), American author

I hope these falling in love quotes were not only amusing and thought-provoking but allowed you to recall fond memories of days gone by, celebrate the present or go wild with excitement over imagined future possibilities.

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