20 Short Love Quotes

You can say a lot with only a few words.

In this spirit, we have put together a great list of our favorite short love quotes. Pick out one that resonates with you and remind someone how much you care.

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Our Favorite Short Love Quotes

1. All mankind loves a lover. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Choose a wife by your ear than your eye. ― Thomas Fuller

3. If music be the food of love, play on. ― William Shakespeare

4. Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life. ― Leo Buscaglia

5. Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never. ― Charles Caleb Colton

6. Him that I love, I wish to be free — even from me. ― Anne Morrow Lindbergh

7. How come whenever I think I’m standing strong, you somehow pull me back down? ― Anonymous

8. Love cannot save you from your own fate. ― Jim Morrison

9. Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupery

10. Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything. ― Katharine Hepburn

11. Love is a choice you make from moment to moment. ― Barbara De Angelis

12. Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows. ― Paulo Coelho

13. Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. ― Lynda Barry

14. Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. ― Rabbi J. Gordon

15. Of all the lies I’ve heard, “I love you” was my favorite. ― Anonymous

16. Remember the feelings, remember the day, my stone heart was breaking, my love ran away. ―Anonymous

17. The course of true love never did run smooth. ― William Shakespeare

18. What will survive of us is love. ― Phillip Larkin

19. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ― Marcus Aurelius

20. Why do we sleep when the next day we wake to still live with yesterday? ― Anonymous

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