Quotes For a ‘Lovely’ Week

In honor of Valentine’s Day this week, we thought we’d share some of our favorite quotes about love on the blog. We hope you find them as encouraging, inspiring and refreshing as we have.

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Stendhal

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Plato

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

Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
Samuel Lover

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Mother Teresa

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Khalil Gibran

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
The Bible

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

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Euripides

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.
John Lennon

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Mother Teresa

Love is the foundation from which your decisions about your life should be made.
Darren L. Johnson

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo

Who, being loved, is poor? 
Oscar Wilde

You don’t have to go looking for love when it’s where you come from.
Werner Erhard

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