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If you're planning on sending a love letter or leaving a surprise love note for your beloved one(s), we do hope that the following 30 bookish love quotes from literature will inspire you and put you in a romantic mood.
What are you favorite literary love passages? Share them. With love.
Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches. – William Goldman, The Princess Bride
Love, it never dies. It never goes away, it never fades, so long as you hang on to it. Love can make you immortal. – Gayle Forman, If I Stay
You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought. - Arthur Conan Doyle, The White Company
The way her body existed only where he touched her. The rest of her was smoke. - Arundhati Roy, The God Of Small Things
You should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.
– Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind
To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life. – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful. – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. – Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. – Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters
I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me. – Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife
For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary. – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander
To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life. - Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough. - Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life. - Ian McEwan, Atonement
In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. - Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice
You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not. - Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper
I have waited for this opportunity for more than half a century, to repeat to you once again my vow of eternal fidelity and everlasting love. - Gabriel García Márquez, Love In The Time Of Cholera
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. - Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
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
It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. – Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk. I want the two of us to begin everything from the beginning. – Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear. - Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
Who, being loved, is poor? - Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance
Perhaps, after all, romance did not come into one’s life with pomp and blare, like a gay knight riding down; perhaps it crept to one’s side like an old friend through quiet ways; perhaps it revealed itself in seeming prose, until some sudden shaft of illumination flung athwart its pages betrayed the rhythm and the music, perhaps…perhaps…love unfolded naturally out of a beautiful friendship, as a golden-hearted rose slipping from its green sheath.
- Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
I wish I knew how to quit you. - Annie Proulx, BrokeBack Mountain
The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. - Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
Every lover is, in his heart, a madman, and, in his head, a minstrel.
- Neil Gaiman, Stardust
I fell in love the way you fall asleep, slowly and then all at once. - John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed. -A.S. Byatt, Possession
She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. - Toni Morrison, Beloved
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