Short Love Quotes

Sometimes all you want are famous short love quotes; whether it be a powerful line in a poem or simply the wise words of a celebrity, spiritual guru, or just an average joe on the street corner. We hear you, and that’s why we started this collection of short love quotes to help you find some great ones! For the short love quotes that are poems, we’ve attributed the author, the name of the poem, and also a link to the poem should you choose to read the poem in its entirety.

The TOP 8 SHORT Love Poems

Collection of Short Love Quotes

  1. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”
  2. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. “Love gives itself; it is not bought.”
    • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  4. “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”
  5. “Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.”
    • Wayne Dyer
  6. “A heart that loves is always young.”
    • Greek proverb
  7. “There is only one happiness in life — to love and to be loved.”
    • George Sand
  8. “Where there is love there is life.”
    • Mahatma Gandhi
  9. “One day I wrote her name upon the strand”
  10. “Love makes everything that is heavy light.”
    • Thomas Kempis
  11. “There is no remedy for love than to love more.”
    • Henry David Thoreau
  12. “Love is the beauty of the soul.”
    • Saint Augustine
  13. “Come live with me and be my Love”
  14. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”
    • Charles Dickens
  15. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”
    • Mahatma Gandhi
  16. “Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.”
    • Ambrose Bierce
  17. “Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.”
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
  18. “Love is not in our choice but in our fate.”
    • John Dryden
  19. “She walks in beauty, like the night”
  20. “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.”
    • Vincent van Gogh
  21. “Love rules his kingdom without a sword.”
    • Proverb
  22. “The best way to know God is to love many things.”
    • Vincent van Gogh
  23. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”
    • Victor Hugo
  24. “Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand.”
    • Mother Teresa
  25. “Real love stories never have endings.”
    • Richard Bach
  26. “God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.”
    • Saint Augustine
  27. “Helen, thy beauty is to me like those Nicean barks of yore”
  28. “To love another person is to see the face of God.”
    • Victor Hugo
  29. “Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
  30. “In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.”
    • Mother Teresa
  31. “Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.”
    • Voltaire
  32. “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.”
    • Samuel Butler
  33. “If you wish to be loved; Love!”
    • Seneca
  34. “At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”
    • Plato
  35. “Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.”
    • Aristotle
  36. “When a flirt fishes for a man, she fishes merely for the sport.”
    • Unknown
  37. “Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.”
    • Euripides
  38. “He is not a lover who does not love forever.”
    • Euripides
  39. “Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.”
    • Samuel Johnson
  40. “Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.”
    • Jean Anouih

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