150 'I Love You' Quotes That Perfectly Describe Life With Your True Love

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If you're looking for the best, most inspirational 'I love you' quotes so you can figure out how to say those three little words and tell your soulmate exactly how you feel in a creative, romantic way, you've come to the right place.

Finding new ways to say 'I love you' can mean everything between soulmates. And yet, it may take weeks, months or even years to work up the courage to do so, even when you know it's probably the most beautiful thing kindred spirits could ever hear.


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To help you express your feelings in ways that may be a little easier than saying those three big little words, sometimes you just need some inspirational love quotes from others who know how you feel in order to get you started.


Here the 150 best "I love you" quotes to help you tell someone you love them.

150 Best 'I Love You' Quotes

1. "’Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I'll give my all to you. You're my end and my beginning. Even when I lose I'm winning." — John Legend, "All Of Me"

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We were meant to be.


2. "They knew it. Time, distance, nothing could separate them. Because they knew. It was right. It was real." — Unknown

Nothing can separate the two of you.

3. "I love you and I don't want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found out." — Unknown

You make life worth living.

4. "When two people really care about each other, they always find a way to make it work. No matter how hard it is." — Unknown

You can overcome any obstacle when you're in love.

5. "Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around." — Bob Marley

There's no one else.

6. “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” — Neil Gaiman

Love is beautiful agony.


7. "Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess." — Lemony Snicket

The best kind of love can get pretty messy.

8. "Love is too weak a word for what I feel. I luuurve you, you know, I loave you, I luff you, two F’s, yes I have to invent, of course I do, don't you think I do?" — Alvy (Woody Allen) to Annie (Diane Keaton) in "Annie Hall"

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Love is never for the weak.


9. "I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.” — Brian Andreas

There aren't enough words in the dictionary.

10. “It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.” ― John Updike

The effort is worth it.

11. “One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” ― Sophocles

Freedom is there for the taking.

12. “What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.” ― Stieg Larsson, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"

When you fall in love, it just clicks.


13. “Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.” ― Rita Mae Brown

It's not always as it seems.

14. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

We all want to be seen.

15. "When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you. When I met you I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I am afraid to lose you." — Unknown

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Stay with me until the end of time.

16. "In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." — Maya Angelou

When there's no one like that person.

17. "I love you because you're awesome just like me!" — Unknown

We go together like peas and carrots.

18. "The wrong one will find you in peace and leave you in pieces, but the right one will find you pieces and lead you to peace." — Unknown

Does he lead you to peace?.

19. "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love ... I love ... I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." — Darcy to Elizabeth in "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

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You got me. You got me good.

20. "In your light, I learn how to love." — Rumi

Love is illuminating.

21. “I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.” ― Steve Maraboli

It shouldn't have to be said, but it sure is wonderful to hear.

22. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.” ― Albert Einstein

It's physics!.

23. "I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn't love myself." — Unknown

They love you even when you can't love yourself.

24. "I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way." — Pablo Neruda

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I don't know why, but I can't stop thinking about you.

25. "Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation." — Rumi

There is no such thing as separation.

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26. "Just wanted to let you know that I love you even though you aren't naked right now." — Unknown

Intoxicated with everything about you.

27. "True love isn't found, it's built." — Unknown

True love is built.

28. “I love you, not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.” — Roy Croft

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You make me a better person.

29. "I may not get to see you as often as I like. I may not get to hold you in my arms all through the night. But deep in my heart I truly know, you're the one that I love, and can't let you go." — Unknown

When you can't let go.

30. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach” ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You can never love too much.

31. “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ” ― Agatha Christie

Love can be quite counterintuitive.

32. “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” ― Bertrand Russell

Through caution to the wind.


33. "I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul.” ― Victor Hugo

Love is for everyone.

34. "He doesn’t love you. But I love you. I want you to have your own thoughts and ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms." — George Emerson (Julian Sands), "A Room With A View"

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I just want to be with you every hour of every day.


35. "It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together." — "Sleepless in Seattle"

When all the little things indicate you'll be together.

36. "I love you like a fat kid loves cake." — Scott Adams

I love you with all my butt. I would say my heart, but my butt's bigger.

37. "You're kinda, sorta, basically, pretty much always on my mind." — Unknown

When they are always on your mind.

38. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then." ― Cassandra Clare, "City of Glass"

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Together forever.

39. "Find what you love and let it kill you." — Charles Bukowski

It will be worth it.

40. "Some people search their whole lives to find what I found in you." — Unknown

Everyone searches for a love like this.

41. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” ― C.S. Lewis

Your love's wellbeing is everything.

42. "I love you, with no beginning, no end. I love you as you have become an extra necessary organ in my body. I love you as only a girl could love a boy. Without fear. Without expectations. Wanting nothing in return, except that you allow me to keep you here in my heart, that I may always know your strength, your eyes, and your spirit that gave me freedom and let me fly." ― Coco J. Ginger

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I love you so very much.

43. "You're the first one I think of when I wake up and the last one I think of before I go to sleep." — Unknown

When they are the first and last thing on your mind each day.

44. "Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will." — Unknown

I will always, always, always love you.

45. "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" — Erich Fromm

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I talk about you like you put stars in the sky.

46. "She wasn't exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way." — Unknown

When you suddenly find yourself in love.

47. "I love you so, But why I love you, I'll never know." — Jay-Z and Kanye West, "Why I Love You"

Love is a two-way street.

48. "Lost with you, in you, and without you." — K. Towne Jr.

And then there's no turning back.

49. "There isn't one person in the world that I want more than I want you." — Unknown

I want you, and only you.

50. "I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things." — Leighton Meester

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I fell in love with you over and over again.

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51. "Why can't you just magically pop into my room with me and just cuddle for the rest of the night and kiss my head when I start to fall asleep?" — Unknown

When you just want them near you even when you're asleep.

52. "Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart." — Louise Erdrich

The risk must be taken.

53. “Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

Love is where it's at.


54. "I love you. I am at rest with you. I have come home." — Dorothy L. Sayers

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Here's the thing about love: It's hard to put into words.

55. "I loved you at your darkest." — Romans 5:8

They love you at your darkest.

56. "You are my best friend, my human diary, and my other half. You mean the world to me and I love you." — Unknown

Nothing is more perfect than falling in love with your best friend.


57. "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you." — A.A. Milne, "Winnie The Pooh"

You know it's true love when you can't imagine life without them.

58. "But I love you, I'm totally and completely in love with you and I don't care if you think it's too late. I'm telling you anyway." — Natalie Portman, "No Strings Attached"

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I am so in love with you.


59. "I fell in love with his soul before I could even touch his skin. If that isn't true love, then please tell me what is." — Unknown

True love sees soul before skin.

60. "For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow." — Rosemonde Gerard

My love for you is unending.

61. "And when I loved you, I realized, I have never truly loved anyone I realized, I never will truly love anyone the way I love you." — Unknown

When you realize you can't love anyone like this.

62. "A hundred hearts would be too few To carry all my love for you." — Unknown

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I love you to the ends of the earth and back again.

63. "Choose me or lose me. I'm not a backup plan and definitely not a second choice." — Unknown

You will never be a second choice if the love is real.

64. “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” ― Nicole Krauss

Yes, love actually can be like a fairy tale.

65. "I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.” ― Shana Abe

Love can be pretty simple, if you let it.


66. "The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough." — George Moore

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You are more than enough.

67. "A person that truly loves you will never let you go, no matter how hard the situation is." — Unknown

No obstacle is big enough to let your true love go.


68. "Saw your worst and I stayed." — Unknown

True love survives even after seeing the worst in the other.

69. "Ask me to define my love for you and I'll say it's captured in every beautiful memory of our past, detailed out in vivid visions of our dreams and future plans, but most of all it's right now, in the moment where everything I've ever wanted in my life is standing right in front of me." — Leo Christopher

What you do mean when you say, "I love you"?

70. "I have died every day waiting for you. Darling, don't be afraid I have loved you for a thousand years. I'll love you for a thousand more." — Christina Perri, "A Thousand Years"

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I've waited long enough, but I'll wait even longer if it means you'll love me too.

71. "I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.” — John Green, "The Fault In Our Stars"

I was meant to love you.

72. "I still get butterflies even though I've seen you a hundred times." — Unknown

The butterflies never go away.

73. "Babe, you make me feel beautiful, loved, protected, and taken care of. You make me a better person, and I don't ever want to live my life without you by my side. Thank you for being mine. I love you, most." — Unknown

They make you feel wonderful feelings.


74. "Whenever I'm alone with you, you make me feel like I am home again. Whenever I'm alone with you, you make me feel like I am whole again." — The Cure, "Lovesong"

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You make me whole.

75. "You and me, darling, me and you, we've got a whole world of loving to do." — Madalyn Beck

There is more love to give to each other.


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76. "In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you." — Virginia Woolf

You're never too far from my mind.

77. "It's beautiful when you find someone that is in love with your mind. Someone that wants to undress your conscience and make love to your thoughts. Someone that wants to watch you slowly take down all the walls you've built up around your mind and let them inside." — Unknown

It's beautiful to finally find someone who loves all parts of you.

78. "She knew she loved him when 'home' went from being a place to being a person." — E. Leventhal

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Home sweet home.

79. "I just want you that's it. All your flaws, mistakes, smiles, giggles, jokes, sarcasm. Everything. I just want you." — Unknown

I want you with all your mistakes.

80. "Soulmates are people with the mutual understanding that no one else will put up with their BS." — Unknown

Soulmates know that others won't put up with them so well.

81. "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." — Harry (Billy Crystal), "When Harry Met Sally"

That moment when you know you want to marry him — right here, right now.

82. "You are my today and all of my tomorrows." — Leo Christopher

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You are the only one on my mind.

83. "Soulmates are people who bring out the best in you. They are not perfect, but are always perfect for you." — Unknown

Your soulmate is perfect for you.

84. "Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly." — Rose Franken

Real lovers can be silly with each other.

85. "I love you for all that you are, all that you have been, and all you're yet to be." — Unknown

Inside and out, you're perfect to me.

86. "You have me. Until every last star in the galaxy dies. You have me." — Amie Kaufman

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I'll never leave your side.

87. "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." — Judy Garland

When they are able to touch your soul.

88. "Why can't you just magically pop into my room with me and just cuddle for the rest of the night and kiss my head when I start to fall asleep?" — Unknown

I just want you around me.

89. "Love is being stupid together." — Unknown

You know you can be stupid with them.

90. "Your arms feel more like home than any house ever did." — Unknown

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It's nice to finally find a warm place you can call home.

91. "It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight." — Vladimir Nabokov

When the feeling never disappears.

92. “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” ― Tom Bodett

Love is a key part of the foundation for happiness.

93. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” ― Joan Crawford

Be careful.

94. "Don't be afraid to lose him, because if a man truly loves you, he's not going anywhere." — Steve Harvey

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A man who loves you is a man who will wait for you.

95. "You are the girl that I've been dreaming of, ever since I was a little girl." — Unknown

When you meet your dream girl.

96. “When love is not madness it is not love.” ― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Things can get pretty crazy.

97. “I love you. Remember. They cannot take it.” ― Lauren Oliver, "Delirium"

Once you have it, it's yours forever.

98. "We loved with a love that was more than love." — Edgar Allan Poe

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My darling, my life, and my bride.

99. "I love that rush when he folds me into his arms and I can let out a sigh of relief, knowing I'm safe there. Always." — Unknown

They always make you feel safe.

100. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ― Robert Frost

We all want to be wanted.

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101. “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” ― Lisa Kleypas, "Blue-Eyed Devil"

Love isn't always what we grow up believing it will be.

102. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ― Paulo Coelho, "The Alchemist"

It is what it is.

103. "A woman who opens her heart to love you, when it's already broken, is braver than any person you'll meet." — Steven Benson

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To love someone truly and dearly, it takes courage.

104. "I love you because you join me in my weirdness." — Unknown

For the love who joins you in your weirdness.

105. "When it's real, you can't walk away." — Unknown

You can't walk away from true love.

106. "You are, and always have been, my dream." — Nicholas Sparks, "The Notebook"

Love is a dream.

107. "I would find you in any lifetime." — Kanye West

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Meant to be together.

108. "True love stories never have endings." — Richard Bach

When your love story never ends.

109. “True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.” ― Kiera Cass, The Selection

It doesn't always happen on your preferred timeline.

110. “This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today.” ― David Nicholls, "One Day"

The greatest love is the very best beginning.

111. "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." — Emily Brontë

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Destined to be together till the end.

112. "All three of us are in prison..my heart, mind, and body in your possession. Take care of them with care." — Unknown

When they possess your heart, mind, and body.

113. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything"

Love may throw you off course — as it should.

114. “The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.” ― Rick Riordan, "The Last Olympian"

In the end, your love is all that matters.

115. "I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with." — Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

The best love is your best friend.

116. "It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep, the way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones." — Christopher Poindexter

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I did something right, loving you.

117. “We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.” ― Walter Mosley, "Blue Light"

With love, we can do and be anything.

118. “For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.” ― Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander"

True love requires no words.

119. “If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life." — Haruki Murakami

Love is salvation.

120. "I have nothing special to offer except my capacity to love you." — A. R. Asher

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Take me as I am, loving you.

121. "Real love is not based on romance, candlelight dinner, and walks along the beach. In fact, is based on respect, compromise, care and trust." — Unknown

The elements of real love is present with them.

122. "All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you're there."— Unknown

They will never make you feel alone.

123. “We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.” ― Ellen Goodman

Love sure is complicated.

124. “Love is not the absence of logic, but logic examined and recalculated heated and curved to fit inside the contours of the heart” ― Tammara Webber, Easy

It's perfectly logical.

125. "She's the kind of magic that you marry." — Adrian Michael

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If she doesn't scare you a little, then she's not the one.

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126. "If I had to choose, my best day ever, my finest hour, my wildest dream come true .. mine would be you." — Unknown

When the best moments in your life include them.

127. "I saw that you were perfect and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more." — Unknown

Nothing could stop me from loving you.

128. "We're all a little weird, and life's a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss

This is for your weird soulmate.

129. "The first time I saw you, my heart whispered, 'That's the one.'" — Unknown

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Love at first sight.

130. "When you truly care for someone, their mistakes never change your feelings because it's the mind that gets angry but the heart still cares." — Unknown

My heart still cares about you.

131. "I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher

I can't stop dreaming about you.

132. "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever." — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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You're on my mind, baby.

133. "Every time I see you I love you more."

When the love deepens every time you see them.

134. “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

Love is all about giving.

135. “There is always something left to love.” ― Gabriel García Márquez, "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

Love is always possible.

136. "When all my dreams come true, the one I want next to me — it's you." — "One Tree Hill"

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"I love you" means wanting to share the happiest parts of your life with your person by your side.

137. “Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.” ― Iris Murdoch

It can be hard to accept.

138. “The heart is the toughest part of the body. Tenderness is in the hands.” ― Carolyn Forché, The Country Between Us

Your heart is stronger than you even know.

139. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” ― Erich Segal

But your ears may need some help...

140. "There is no remedy for love, but to love more." — Henry David Thoreau

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Love always wins.

141. "If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second." — Johnny Depp

You wouldn't have fallen for another if you truly loved the first one.

142. "If I could have anyone in the world, it would still be you." — Unknown

You know it's true love when you're ready to choose them, always.

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

We would be bare without love.

144. "You've a place in my heart no one else could have." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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"I love you" means I'll never let you go — ever.

145. "I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher

True love only deepens with time.

146. "If she doesn't scare the hell out of you a little, she's not the one." — Unknown

True love might be a little scary.

147. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." — Audrey Hepburn

Love is your best support.

148. “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ” ― Elinor Glyn

Love just makes everything better.

149. "The giving of love is an education in itself." — Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is the ultimate teacher.

150. “My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.” ― André Breton

Our wish for you...

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