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77 Short Love Quotes For Incurable Romantics

After reading through hundreds and hundreds of short love quotes, love sayings, love songs, and romantic poems, we’ve never felt better prepared. We’re ready to express our affection on Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, or Anniversaries.

And better yet, we pulled the best of the best into the list below, including a top ten list. Enjoy.

77 Short Love Quotes For Incurable Romantics

When you want to express your love in a succinct way.

Best Short Love Quotes — Top 10

Audrey Hepburn love quote.

1.) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

In this Audrey Hepburnquote, the actress captures the warmth and togetherness of true love. With economical use of words, she communicates how important relationships are during our time on earth.

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2.) I wish I’d done everything on earth with you.

In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald writes that when there’s deep affection shared, partners, want to spend every waking moment with their dearest. It’s a tale as old as time.

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3.) Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost’sshort love saying says a lot in just a few words. It’s not only about being in love, it’s also wanting to be loved by the one you want. It’s almost like one of those short love poems, but in this case, it’s only one line.

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4.) Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.

One of Robert Browning’sinspirational love quotes that seem to be a favorite at weddings everywhere you go. It’s easy to see why. The words are a promise from one lover to another. For however good things are now, it will get even better.

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5.) Marry someone who laughs at the same things you do.

J.D. Salinger,of Catcher in the Rye fame, gets quickly to the point with these words of love. A shared viewpoint is so important for couples. Seeing things the same way, shared principles and yes, laughing at the same things, makes a relationship go smoothly.

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6.) A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

In one of the better, cute love quotes, Ingrid Bergmandescribes the magic of a kiss. It’s hard to imagine anyone ever improving on this definition.

funny love saying

7.) He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle.

Who knew that Ring Lardner, perhaps best known as a boxing writer, could come up with one of the great, funny love quotes? More references to waffles when talking romance are always welcome.

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8.) I know I am in love with you because my reality is finally better than my dreams.

And here’s Dr. Seuss composing like it’s coming from romantic love letters. When you’re wild about your crush, it’s like you’re walking on air. You can’t wait to see your sweetheart every moment of the day.

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9.) Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor, who played a lead role in the TV show Green Acres (“New York is where I’d rather be…), addresses the win-win opportunity of a strong relationship.

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10.) I love you right up to the moon — and back.

In the classic children’s book Guess How Much I Love You, author Sam McBratney describes a young hare who is being tucked in by his father. Every time the hare expresses how great his love is for his father, the dad one-ups him. Finally, the young hare thinks he’s got it by telling his dad he loves him to the moon.

But, as the young hare falls asleep, his father is heard whispering, “I love you right up to the moon – and back.” It’s become one of those sweet love quotes that are used on many birthday cards and Facebook greetings.

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Good Short Love Quotes For Her

11.) I hear your voice in all the world’s noise.
Paul Eluard

12.) Where there is love, there is life.
Mahatma Gandhi

13.) Promise me you’ll always be happy by my side. I promise I’ll sing to you when all the music dies.
Patrick Monahan

14.) Love means never having to say you’re sorry.
Erich Segal from Love Story

15.) If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Hermann Hesse

16.) I want to hear you think, or see your thoughts.
John Adams to Abigail Adams

17.) I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.
J.R.R. Tolkien

18.) More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
John Donne

19.) You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
Albert Einstein

20.) Two hearts can enlighten the whole world.
Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

21.) Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by the imagination.

22.) True love stories never have endings.
Richard Bach

23.) Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

24.) I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.
E.M. Forster

Inspirational Short Love Quotes

25.) I feel wonderful because I see the love light in your eyes.
Eric Clapton, “Wonderful Tonight

26.) Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

27.) It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

28.) Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Victor Hugo

29.) Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

30.) Two hearts in love need no words.
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

31.) And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile, cause you’re amazing, just the way you are.
Bruno Mars, Just the Way You Are song

32.) Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
Torquato Tasso

33.) They gave each other a smile with a future in it.
Ring Lardner

34.) Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
Leigh Hunt

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35.) Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

36.) The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo

37.) Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Mother Teresa

38.) All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love.
Johnny Cash

39.) Heaven is a place on earth with you.
Lana Del Rey, Video Games song

40.) Important encounters are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other.
Paulo Coelho

41.) Beauty and Love are as body and soul. Beauty is the mine. Love is the diamond.

42.) So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

43.) When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix

Short Love Quotes For Him

44.) Love is a friendship that has caught fire.
Ann Landers

45.) I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed & that necessary.
Margaret Atwood

46.) When I fall in love, it will be forever.
Jane Austen

47.) For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Judy Garland

48.) Your words are my food, your breath is my wine. You are everything to me.
Sarah Bernhardt

49.) Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Emily Dickinson

50.) In case you ever foolishly forget; I’m never not thinking of you.
Virginia Woolf, Selected Diaries

51.) I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.
Angelita Lim

Love Sayings

52.) We must be our own before we can be another’s.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

53.) You’re my downfall, you’re my muse My worst distraction, my rhythm, and blues.
Johnny Legend

54.) Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Thomas Fuller

55.) If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
W.H. Auden

56.) I’m on your magical mystery ride, And I’m so dizzy, don’t know what hit me, but I’ll be alright.
Johnny Legend

57.) Love is like the wind you can’t see it but you can feel it.
Nicholas Sparks

58.) We are most alive when we’re in love.
John Updike

59.) To be loved, be lovable.

60.) And we loved with a love that was more than love…
Edgar Allan Poe, Annabel Lee

61.) Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
William Shakespeare

62.) You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen

63.) Come live with me, and be my love, and we will some new pleasures prove.
John Donne from The Bait

Cute Love Quotes

64.) There is only one happiness in life – to love and to be loved.
George Sand

65.) Music is Love in search of a word.
Sidney Lanier

66.) Some people are worth melting for.
Olaf from Frozen

67.) It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

68.) Remember, we’re madly in love, so it’s alright to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
The Hunger Games

69.) You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.
Rhett Butler

70.) I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.
Leo Christopher

71.) I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer.

72.) The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention.
Richard Warren

Romantic Sayings

73.) Each time you happen to me all over again
Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

74.) And remember, as it was written, to love another person is to see the face of God.
Les Miserables

75.) One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.

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

77.) I kiss your vision as it rises before my mind.
Winston Churchill, in a letter to Clementine Churchill

Bonus Love Quotes

There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau

I love you as one loves certain dark things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.
Pablo Neruda

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
Max Muller

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
Zora Neale Hurston

Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.
Dolly Parton

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.
Elaine Davis

I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I don’t know any other way of loving.
Pablo Neruda

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.
Ben Hecht

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Bette Davis

Beautiful Love Quotes

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.
Carl Sagan

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

You are the source of my joy, the center of my world and the whole of my heart.

You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love… I love… I love you.
Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Peter Ustinov

Your love shines in my heart as the sun shines upon the earth.
Eleanor Di Guillo

Thank you for always being my rainbow after the storm.

You are the last thought in my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thought when I wake up each morning.

–Mike O’Halloran

In addition to being a curator of quotes, Mike is an author, inventor, and entrepreneur. He worked as president of Magnetic Poetry, creators of the ubiquitous refrigerator magnets folks use to create verse in their kitchens.


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