"The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along."
"What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"Head Over Heels"
Maria Corte Maidagan
"How on earth are you ever going to explain, in terms of chemistry and physics, so important a biological phenomenon as first love?"
- Albert Einstein
"Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river."
- Malagasy Proverb
"Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
"Though lovers be lost, love shall not."
- Dylan Thomas
"Even in the deepest love relationship - when lovers say 'I love you' to each other - we don't really know what we're saying, because language isn't equal to the complexity of human emotions."
- Duane Michals
"Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love."
"I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees."
- Pablo Neruda
"Her love was entire as a child's, and though warm as summer it was fresh as spring."
- Thomas Hardy
"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."
- Peter Ustinov
"The best mannered people make the most absurd lovers."
- Denis Diderot
"A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends."
- Lord Byron
"Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle."
- Crytal Middlemas
"When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love."
- J. K. Rowling
"Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire."
- Maggie Gallagher
"To love, and be loved, is to feel the sun from both sides."
- David Viscott
Kevin Jay Stanton
"Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense."
- Mark Overby
"These violent delights have violent end;s
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder
Which, as they kiss, consume.
The sweetest honey is loathsome in his own deliciousness
And in the taste confounds the appetite:
Therefore love moderately; long love doth so;
Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow."
- William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet"
"Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty."
- Stephen King
"Soul meets soul on lovers' lips."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
"If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers."
- Doris Day
"There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain."
"I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it!"
- Cameron Diaz
"I'm definitely more attracted to chaos than to order."
- Connie Nielsen
"The lovers of romance can go elsewhere for satisfaction but where can the lovers of truth turn if not to history?"
- Katharine Anthony
"However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers."
"If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is, if you're with your soulmate."
- Cate Blanchett
"I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul."