Happy Valentine’s Day & 15 Quotes About Love

Happy Valentine's Day

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”

— James Baldwin

“Love is a friendship set to music.”

—  Joseph Campbell

“The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.”

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

“It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

— Rumi

“Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.”

— Lao Tzu

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”

— Plato

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

– Buddha

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.”

— Euripides

“Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.”

— Paulo Coelho

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”

— Pablo Neruda

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”

— Andre Breton

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”

— Elbert Hubbard

“True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”

— Erich Segal

“Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.”

— James Thurber


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