All you need is Love. No surprise that there are many proverbs and quotes about love.

Peach Faced Lovebirds – Photo by Daniel Ramirez

Love, which did not prevent me stamping out your Mudblood mother like a cockroach, Potter – and nobody seems to love you enough to run forwards this time, and take my curse.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling

“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and above all, those who live without love.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling

A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?

Drew Barrymore

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

A loveless life is a living death.

A life without love or loved ones is worthless.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

When you are away from someone you love, the love will grow stronger.

All is fair in love and war.

No rules apply in in love or war situations.

Behold, you are fair, my love; behold, you are fair; you have doves’ eyes within your locks: your hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.

Song of Solomon

Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.

Black as the devil, Hot as hell, Pure as an angel, Sweet as love.

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Coffee and love are best when they are hot.

Coffee and love taste best when hot.

Ethiopian proverb

Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.

Falling in love is like eating mushrooms, you never know if it's the real thing until it's too late.

Bill Balance

Friendship is love with understanding.

Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.

Honoré de Balzac

Hatred is as blind as love.

When you love or hate somebody you cannot see the real qualities in that person.

He who plants trees loves others besides himself.

Home grown tomatoes, home grown tomatoes What would life be like without homegrown tomatoes? Only two things that money can’t buy. That’s true love and home grown tomatoes.

John Denver

Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.

Marjorie Pay Hinckley

How fair is your love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is your love than wine! and the smell of your ointments than all spices!

Song of Solomon

I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.

The Lord of the Rings – The return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien

I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.

The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
Quote from the movie

If music be the food of love; play on.

William Shakespeare

If you love, love the moon; if you steal, steal a camel.

Egyptian proverb

Imagine all the people, living life in peace.

John Lennon

In matters of love all advice is useless.

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

Mr. Darcy
Pride And Prejudice
Jane Austen

It is easier to guard a sack full of fleas than a girl in love.


It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.

It is more blessed to love than to be beloved.

Elizabeth Gaskell

It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.


Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine.

Song of Solomon

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.

Mother Teresa

Love is blind.

A person in love does not see the real character of the loved person.

Love is like a butterfly, hold it to tight it will crush, hold it to loose, it will fly.

Love is like the moon: now full, now dark.

Polish proverb

Love is often the fruit of marriage.

Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.

Paulo Coelho

Love makes the owl seem prettier than a white falcon.

Mistrust is an axe in the tree of love.

Music is my first love.

Mandy Moore

Music is the medicine of the breaking heart.

Leigh Hunt

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.

Barbara Johnson

Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old lovers are the worst.

Sherlock Holmes
The “Gloria Scott”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Oh, it's such a perfect day
I'm glad I spent it with you

Lou Reed
Perfect Day Lyrics (Transformer Album)

One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.

Stephen Hawking

The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky
Also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands, saying how do you do
They're only saying I love you

Louis Armstrong
Lyrics “What a Wonderful World”

The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!

Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen

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

Theodore Hesburgh

We are all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness – and call it love – true love.

Robert Fulghum

What greater gift than the love of a cat?

Charles Dickens

When I kiss you, it will be an important event – one of those things which stand out among their surroundings like the first time you tasted li-chee.

Lord Peter Wimsey
Have His Carcase
Dorothy L. Sayers

When love is not madness, it is not love.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

When poverty come in the door, love goes out the window.

Why be anything other than good? Why do anything other than love?

Johnathan Dahl