10 Great Quotes from Writers about Love

Ten of the most profound and witty quotes from writers on the subject of love

‘All life is just a progression toward, and then a recession from, one phrase – “I love you.”’ – F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Self-love seems so often unrequited.’ – Anthony Powell

‘You cannot save people, you can only love them.’ – Anaïs Nin

Quotes about Love‘The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.’ – G. K. Chesterton

‘Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.’ – Henry Fielding

‘Of course it’s possible to love a human being – if you don’t know them too well.’ – Charles Bukowski

‘To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.’ – Jane Austen

‘There are all kinds of love in the world, but never the same love twice.’ – F. Scott Fitzgerald

‘Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.’ – Jerome K. Jerome

‘If you wish women to love you be original; I know a man who used to wear felt boots summer and winter & women fell in love with him.’ – Anton Chekhov

Image: ‘Love’ by Usbkabel (2014), Wikimedia Commons, share-alike licence.


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  3. Reblogged this on brendaaddie and commented:
    Lovely to know Anton Chekhov is included among writers on love. Happy St V’s Day!

  4. I shall be trying these out on my good lady at the weekend. Well… some of them anyway ;)

  5. This was really helpful… Thank you

  6. Reblogged this on daisythoughts06 and commented:

  7. I love quotes! Many great quotes you got there! :)

  8. Reblogged this on FlimsyJournal and commented:
    Chekhov & Chesterton – You can’t go wrong.

  9. Chekhov and Chesterson – perfection. Makes me want to break out my Chekhov short stories and read them this weekend.

  10. “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.’ – Jane Austen

    This resonated. Love is a lot like dancing :)

    The second one by S.Fitzgerald is quite scary. Never the same kind twice?

  11. These are great I love them.

  12. Reblogged this on ending indifference about education and commented:
    Could be used as a good lesson plan starter for this Valentine’s season.

  13. Reblogged this on ashnicole018 and commented:

  14. Oh Chesterton, you get it right so often.

  15. Love the F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes! Which novels are they in?

  16. F. Scott Fitzgerald has never lied to me before.

  17. What I clever idea for a post. I love reading quotes and really enjoyed reading this. Thank you!