51 Quotes To Help You Keep It Together While You're Waiting On Love

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50 Best Finding Love Quotes to Get You Believing in Love Again

Finding love is hard, but finding the perfect finding love quotes is not. 

If you're dreaming of marriage with your soul mate, you're not alone. 

Whether it's seeking your perfect significant other, deciphering the mixed messages and what exactly the "butterflies" mean, or moving on from a love that didn't work out how you planned ... it's tricky. 

Quotes about finding love can make us feel like we are not alone in our quest for love. 

No matter what stage you're at in your romantic relationship, the pathway to finding true love can be filled with toil, confusion, misunderstanding, and tribulation.

These difficulties, however, can lead to a deeper, more heartfelt connection. 

True love does exist. You meet someone you love by not expecting to.

Here are the best finding love quotes.

From classic love quotes to contemporary quotes about finding your perfect love, this collection of true love quotes will heal all heartbreaks.

1. "They say love hides behind every corner. I must be walking in circles." — Joe King

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2. "Love isn't about finding the perfect person. It's about realizing that an imperfect person can make your life perfect." — Crystal Ball

3. "You are my one in 6 billion." — Holly Wood

4. "Once you stop looking for what you want, you find what you need." — Horace Cope

5. "Stop looking for a partner. Focus on your goals and rebuilding your life. The right person will eventually find their way to you." — Shirley U. Care

6. "You'll never find the right person if you can't let go of the wrong one." — Heywood U. Cuddleme

7. "Love isn't finding someone to live with. It's finding someone you can't live without." — Al E. Gater

8. "And then my soul saw you and it kind of went, 'Oh there you are, I've been looking for you.'" — Iona Mink

9. "One day, someone will walk into your life and make you see why it never worked out with anyone else." — Chester Minnit

10. "The flower doesn't dream of the bee. The flower blooms, and the bee comes." — Arty Fischel

11. "When it's time for souls to meet, there's nothing on Earth that can prevent them from meeting, no matter where each may be located." — Anita Bath

12. "One day I am going to wake up, roll over on my side, and kiss the love of my life good morning." — Anita Room

13. "Don't fall in love with someone who says the right things. Fall in love with someone who does the right things." — Frank N. Stein 

14. "Someday, you will look back and know exactly why it had to happen." — Brighton Early

15. "You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, and what's written in the stars." — Imma Hog 

16. "You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are." — Amy Poehler

17. "Do not chase people. Work hard and be you. the right people who belong in your life will come find you and stay. Do your thing." — Doris Shutt

18. "Don't ignore the love you do have in your life by focusing on the love you don't." — Mandy Hale

19. "Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so." — Charles du Bos

20. "Love may be harder to find in some people, but when they do love you know it must be something marvelous." — Criss Jami

21. "We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love." — Tom Robbins

22. "How far should a person go in the name of true love?" — Nicholas Sparks

23. "Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you." — Loretta Young

24. "Maybe love is like luck. You have to go all the way to find it." — Robert Mitchum

25. "Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where you're headed." — Jodi Picoult

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26. "The road to finding 'the one' is paved with a bit of promiscuity." — Ryan Erickson

27. "Love can only be found through the act of loving." — Paulo Coelho

28. "You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from." — Werner Erhard

29. "Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love." — Mandy Hale

30. "There are two kinds of sparks, the one that goes off with a hitch like a match, but it burns quickly. The other is the kind that needs time, but when the flame strikes... it's eternal, don't forget that." — Timothy Oliveira

31. "Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence." — David Byrne

32. "What we find changes who we become." — Carl Ewald

33. "The art of love... is largely the art of persistence." — Albert Ellis

34. "Take spring when it comes and rejoice. Take happiness when it comes and rejoice. Take love when it comes and rejoice." — Peter Morville

35. "When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are." — Donald Miller

36. "Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." — Rumi

37. "The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves we find it them." — Thomas Merton

38. "The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed." — Carl Jung

39. "We cannot decide to love. We cannot compel anyone to love us. There's no secret recipe, only love itself. And we are at its mercy; there's nothing we can do." — Nina George

40. "And think not you can/Direct the course of love,/For love,/If it finds you worthy,/Directs your course." — Khalil Gibran

41. "Those that go searching for love, only manifest their own lovelessness. And the loveless never find love, only the loving find love. And they never have to seek for it." — D. H. Lawrence

42. "When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain." — Mark Twain

43. "She always thought she needed someone to love when all she really needed to do was love the world and let love find her in its time and in its way." — Kate McGahan

44. "Whatever he had found, it made him a better person. Maybe that's what love was, finding the person who brings out the best in you and eliminate the worst." ― Diana Holquist

45. "God will bring the right person into your life at the right time. Always believe that! If they are not there, God isn't finished yet!" ― Shannon L. Alder

46. "One does not seek love,' she told him, 'it should find you all on its own." ― Barbara Lieberman

47. "Sometimes it’s only in the ecstasy of unrepressed movement that we may enter the stillness of our authentic selves. In such sacred moments, the world seems to be in step. This is why the idea of finding love across the dance floor endure — symbolizing that, when we know the true rhythm of our heart, we know the other." ― Alexandra Katehakis

48. "The goal is to have a 'soulmate' not a cellmate." ― Kevin Darné

49. "Find love. Find love with all of your heart. And once found, love will find you. It will break away the unbreakable, and make anew." ― Anthony Liccione

50. "People make the mistake of entering into a relationship and thinking that the other person will fill the void that they are missing, that they will bring them the happiness and joy they are looking for." ― Hagir Elsheikh

51. "My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It's happened before, it will happen again, I'm sure. When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive." — Paulo Coelho

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Ryan Alphonso is a frequent contributor to YourTango who writes about astrology, relationships, and lifestyle topics.