Love Is Quotes - What Is Love?

“Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench
when there is plenty of room at both ends."
~ Unknown Author

"So, What Is Love?.. Love is knowing beyond a shaddow of a doubt that you are there for someone and that they are there for you... through good times and bad, through sunshine and rain clouds, when you're both young or old and wrinkled. There are no games to entangle or desire to hurt. There's no running away from but only running to. Each desires the other's happiness and seeks their best. Each seeks to always be the others best.

It's when someone really knows the best and worst of you yet can think of no-one but you. "


"Love is quotes" and cute love sayings prompt us to consider the question "What Is Love?" These thought-provoking and inspirational short love quotes are the best collection of "Love is quotes" on the web and perfect for all love occasions:

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back, and soften and purify the heart.”
~ Washington Irving (1783-1859), American author, essayist, biographer & historian

“Love is not a matter of counting the years… But making the years count.”
~ Michelle St.Amand (details unknown)

“Love is not blind; it is an extra eye, which shows us what is most worthy of regard.”
~ James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937), Scottish novelist & playwright

People sometimes use the term "blinded by love". These are my two favourite "Love is quotes" about this topic:
“Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.”
~ Rabbi Julius Gordon (details unclear)

“Love is not blind – it simply enables one to see things others fail to see.”
~ Paul the Apostle (5-67 AD), one of the earliest Christian ministers & writer of much of the Bible’s New Testament, Quote from 3 Corinthians (included in the Apocrypha)

The following "Love is quotes" and cute love sayings remind us that love is so much more than just a feeling. It involves committment, resolve and selflessness:
“Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.”
~ Bette Davis (1908-1989), American actress

“Love is not getting, but giving.”
~ Henry van Dyke (1852-1933), American author, educator & clergyman

“Love is not something you feel. It’s something you do.”
~ David Wilkerson (1931-), American Christian evangelist

One of the most famous quotes about love showcased at weddings and church services, this "Love is quote" provides a profound and detailed description in effectively answering the question "What is love":
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”
~ 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, The Bible

Some favourite "Love is quotes" and cute love sayings that bring with them such wisdom:
“Love is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.”
~ Helen Hayes (1900-1993), US actor

“Love is proud of itself. It leaks out of us even with the highest security.”
~ Merrit Malloy, American poet, Quote from Things I Meant to Say to You When We Were Old (1977)

"Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love."
~ Charles Péguy (1873-1914), French poet, essayist & editor

“Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.”
~ Father Jerome Cummings (details unknown)

“Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.”
~ Vincent van Gough (1853-1890), Dutch post-Impressionist painter

While love can bring with it so much joy, but also heartache, these cute love sayings remind us that there is always good that can be found:
“Love is sometimes denied, sometimes lost, sometimes unrecognized, but in the end, always found with no regrets, forever valued and kept treasured.”
~ Unknown Author

“Love is stronger than justice.”
~ Sting (1951-), English musician [Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner]

“Love is supreme and unconditional; like is nice but limited.”
~ Duke Ellington (1899-1974), American composer, pianist & bandleader [Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington]

Some more of my very favourite "love is quotes" and cute love sayings answering "What is love?":
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
~ Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988), American novelist & science fiction writer, Quote from Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)

“Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.”
~ Germaine De Stael (1766-1817), Swiss author

“Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.”
~ Felix Adler (1884-1963), American screenwriter

“Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.”
~ D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), English writer & poet

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”
~ John Lennon (1940-1980), English rock musician, singer, writer, songwriter & peace activist

“Love is the greatest refreshment in life.”
~ Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Andalusian-Spanish painter, draughtsman & sculptor

“Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”
~ Louise Hay (1926-), American author & publisher

“Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life.”
~ Smiley Blanton (1882-1966), American physician & psychoanalyst

Some famous quotes about love that demonstrate the necessity of love:
“Love is the intense desire to be desired intensely.”
~ Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet

“Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”
~ Mark Twain (1835-1910), American author & humorist

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”
~ Ben Hecht (1894-1964), Jewish American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright & novelist

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.”
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894), poet, physician & essayist

“Love is the mortar that holds the human structure together. Without the expression of love, it crumbles. This recovery program has offered us a plan for loving others, as well as ourselves. Love will come to us, just as surely as we give it away.”
~ Karen Casey (dates unclear), author, Quote from Each Day a New Beginning, page Aug 3

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), African American clergyman & civil rights movement leader

“Love is the only freedom in the world because it so elevates the spirit that the laws of humanity and the phenomena of nature do not alter its course.”
~ Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese-American artist, poet, writer, philosopher & theologian

The most precious things in life cannot be bought, as the following love is quote challenges:
“Love is the only gold.”
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), English poet

A "love is quote" with a splash of humour:
“Love is the only kind of fire which is never covered by insurance.”
~ Unknown Author

“Love is the only thing you get more of by giving it away.”
~ Tom Wilson (details unclear)

“Love is the product of every season.”
~ Mother Teresa (1910-1997), Roman Catholic missionary & humanitarian

"Love is quotes" display the beauty, honesty and purity of love:
“Love is the salutation of the angel to the stars.”
~ Victor Hugo (1802-1885); French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist & human rights activist, Quote from Les Miserables

“Love is the seed of all hope. It is the enticement to trust, to risk, to try, to go on.”
~ Gloria Gaither (1942-), Gospel music song writer

Such delightful "love is quotes" and cute love sayings that leave you feeling warm inside
“Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.”
~ Henry Louis Menchen (1880-1956), American journalist, essayist, magazine editor & satirist

“Love is the way I walk in gratitude.”
~ A Course in Miracles: Workbook for students, Lesson 195

“Love is the whole and more than all.”
~ E. E. Cummings (1894-1962), American poet, author, painter & playwright

Another of my favourite cute love sayings
“Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.”
~ Unknown Author

“Love is when two people who care for each other get confused.”
~ Bob Schneider (1965-), musician, singer & artist

“Love is when you take away the feeling, the passion, the romance and you find out you still care for that person.”
~ Unknown Author

"What is Love?"... Perhaps this series of "love is quotes" has provided you with a bredth and diversity of opinions needed for you to reach your own conclusion. I hope these cute love sayings have inspired, encouraged and gently reminded you of the priceless beauty, richness and unquestionable necessity that is called love.

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