What are some good quotes about love?


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"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams," according to Dr. Seuss. Lao Tzu once said, "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

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What are some good quotes about love?
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Parade.com and BrainyQuote.com are both sources of quotes about love. 100 Inspiring Quotes on Love and Marriage and Top 10 Love Quotes are lists that appear on each website, respectively. Each list includes quotes on love by individuals in a wide variety of professions, and some of the quotes come from the published work of authors.

"I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this," is a quote from a love sonnet by Pablo Neruda's "100 Love Sonnets." Originally in Spanish, the English translation varies from source to source.

While poets seem an obvious choice for wisdom and language about love, Zelda Fitzgerald said, “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” On the other hand, Edgar Allan Poe claimed that "We loved with a love that was more than love."

This quote from Mother Teresa's Nobel lecture indicates that there is more to life than romantic love. "Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love."

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