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Funny, Light-hearted and Silly to the Wise and  Seriously Romantic
Said by the Famous to the Anonymous

 

Let me begin with my favorite quote:

"When we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness -- and call it love --true love."
Robert Fulghum

Breathes there a man with soul so dead, who never to his wife hath said, "Breakfast be damned, come back to bed."  Anonymous

To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.  Anonymous

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

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.  Judith Viorst

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the questions?  Lily Tomlin

Love is sharing your popcorn.  Charles Schultz

Love doesn't drop on you unexpectedly; you have to give off signals, sort of like an amateur radio operator.  Helen Gurley Brown

When a couple of young people strongly devoted to each other commence to eat onions, it is safe to pronounce them engaged.  James Montgomery Bailey

There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomach.  Barbara Hower

Gravitation can't be held responsible for people falling in love.  Albert Einstein

A guy knows he's in love when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.  
Tim Allen

Teenagers don't know what love is. They have mixed-up ideas. They go for a drive and the boy runs out of gas and they smooch a little and the girl says she loves him. That isn't love. Love is when you are married twenty-five years, smooching in your living room and he runs out of gas and she says she still loves him.  That's love.
Norm Crosby

My wife is really sentimental. One Valentine's Day I gave her a ring and to this day she has never forgotten those three little words that were engraved inside --- Made in Taiwan!   Leopold Fetchner

If you love 'em in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love 'em at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you're in love.   Miles Davis

When you're in love, it's the most glorious two-and-a-half days of your life.
Richard Lewis

By all means marry. If you get  a good wife, you'll be happy.  If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.  Socrates

Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning a handspring or eating with chopsticks; it looks easy until you try it.   Helen Rowland

Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it.  Phyllis Schlafly

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey

Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements.
Kathy Mohnke

Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry out the trash.  Joyce Brothers

Marriage is a lot like the army, everyone complains, but you'd be surprise at the large number that re-enlist.  James Garner

What's the best way to have your husband remember your anniversary? Get married on his birthday.  Cindy Garner

Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window.  You may love it when  you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else.  Jean Kerr

Women hope men will change after marriage, but they don't; men hope women won't change, but they do.  Bettina Arndt

What's the difference between a boyfriend and a husband? About 30 pounds.
Cindy Garner

My wife, Mary, and I have been married for forty-seven years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.   Jack Benny

A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.  Anonymous

A kiss is a rosy dot over the "I" of loving.  Cerano de Bergerac

An arhaeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her.  Agatha Christie

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.  Bob Hope

Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one.  Fran Lebowitz

A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt.  Spanish Proverb

I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth!  Chico Marx

I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day.  I haven't had time for tobacco since.  Arturo Toscanini

Don't make love by the garden gate, love is blind but the neighbors ain't.  Anonymous

I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?
Jean Illsley Clarke

Romance is the icing, but love is the cake.  Anonymous

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.  Pearl Bailey

He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle.  Ring Lardner

In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place.   Rowland

Love with old men is as the sun upon the snow, it dazzles more than it warms.
J. P. Senn

Where love is the case, the doctor is an ass.  English Proverb

If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.  Katherine Mansfield

Love is a sweet dream and marriage is the alarm clock.  Jewish Proverb

Love is the same as like except you feel sexier. 
Judith Viorst

Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones

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

If you can stay in love for more than two years, you're on something. Fran Lebowitz

If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. Cher

 

Age does not protect you from love. But, love, to some extent, protects you from age.  Jeanne Moreau

The heart has no wrinkles.  Mme de Sevigne

I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.  Edmond Rostand

I love you not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. Roy Croft

Love creates an "us" without destroying the "me."  Leo Buscaglia

A woman with one lover is an angel. A woman with two lovers is a monster.
A woman with three lovers is a woman.  
Victor Hugo

There is only one kind of love, but there are thousands of different copies.
French Proverb

If you flatter the mother, you will hug the daughter.  Russian Proverb

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay. Love isn't love till you give it away.
Anonymous

Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.  H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love and scandals are the best sweeteners of tea.  Henry Fielding

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.  Lynda Barry

Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.  German Proverb

We are easily duped by those we love.  Moliere

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.  Orlando A. Battista

Love is like linen, often changed, the sweeter.  Phineas Fletcher

The head never rules the heart, but just becomes it's partner in crime.
Mignon McLaughlin

Love is when two people who care for each other get confused.  Bob Schneider

For a little love, you pay all your life.  Yiddish Proverb

Love is blind and marriage is a real eye-opener.  Anonymous

Love is blinding. That is why lovers like to touch.  German Proverb

Love is said to be blind, but I know lots of fellows in loe who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I can.  Josh Billings

Love is never without some thorns.  Slovakian Proverb

Love is a cloth which imagination embroiders.  Voltaire

Love is the fruit in season at all times.  Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bejaxhia)

Love is metaphysical gravity.  R. Buckminster Fuller

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.  Jean Anouilh

Love either finds equality or makes it.  John Dryden

Love does not cause suffering. What causes it is the sense of ownership, which is love's opposite.  Antoine de Saint Exupery

Love is proved in the letting go.  C. Day Lewis

Till I loved, I never lived enough.  Emily Dickinson

Love is perfect in proportion to it's freedom.  Thomas Merton

We are obliged to love one another. We are not strictly bound to "like" one another.  Thomas Merton

We are what we love.  Dean William Ralph Inge

The proof of true love is to be unsparing in criticism.  Moliere

It is not so much true that the world loves a lover as that the lover loves all the world.  Ruth Rendell

Affection cannot be created; it can only be liberated.  Bertrand Russell

People who serve you without love get even behind your back.  Walt Whitman

When love is suppressed, hate takes its place.  Havelock Ellis

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Anonymous

We are not loved because we are valued; we are valued because we are loved.
William Sloan Coffin

In love, one and one are one.  Jean Paul Sartre

When we are not in love too much, we are not in love enough. 
Comte de Bussy Rabutin

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about but few have seen.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Love is a tyrant, resisted.  John Ford

To love and win is the best thing; to love and lose, the next best. 
William Makepeace Thackeray

Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other.
W. Somerset Maugham

In real love, you want the other person's good.  In romantic love you want the other person.  Margaret Anderson

Twas not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. Twas not my lips yo kissed, but my soul.  Judy Garland

These two imparadis'd in one another's arms.   John Milton

Romantic love is sexually passionate love. Romance uses sexual intimacy to create or amplify closeness and mutual fulfillment.  Peter R. Breggin

You mustn't force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex.
Mary McCarthy

Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Anonymous

Sex is a conversation carried out by another means.  Peter Ustinov

The highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship. 
Warren Beatty

It ain't because lovers are so sensitive that they quarrel so often; it is because there is so much fun n the making up.  Josh Billings

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.
Henry Ward Beecher

Do you love your Creator? Love your fellow-beings first.  
Muhammad (Islam founder 570 A.D. -632)

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our love should not just be words and talk; it must be true love which shows itself in action.  (1 John 3:18)

God loves each one of us as if there were only one of us to love.  St. Augustine

Would that I could love the best as tenderly as God loves the worst. Anonymous

An army of lovers shall not fail.  Rita Mae Brown

Love is what we were born with.  Fear is what we learned here. 
Marianne Williamson

Love has no age, as it is always renewing.  Blaise Pascal

Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.  Russian Proverb

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desire.  Robert Frost

Love is a game that two can play and both win.  Eva Gabor

Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.  Anonymous

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.  Wayne Dyer

Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
M. Scott Peck

What is irritating about love is that it is a crime that requires an accomplice.
Charles Baudelaire

Love is friendship set on fire.  Jeremy Taylor

Love is friendship set to music.  E. Joseph Crossmann

Love is a letter on pink stationery. 
Charles Schultz

Love conceals all of one's faults.  Italian Proverb

Love is space and time measured by the heart. 
Marcel Proust


Love affairs are the real only education in life. 
Marlene Dietrich

Love often makes a fool of the cleverest man, and as often gives cleverness to the most foolish.  French Proverb

Love understands love. It needs no talk.  Francis R. Havergal

We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Paradise is always where love dwells.  Jean Paul Richter

Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto.  Lope De Vega

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.  David Viscott

The one thing we never give enough of is love.  Henry Miller

Saving love doesn't bring any interest.  Mae West

When love comes, it comes without effort like the perfect weather.  Helen Yglesias

We can never at any time absorb more love than we're ready for.
 Magnon McLaughlin

I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself and we wind up attracting even more love.  If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we're alone, we become even more alone.   Paulo Coelho

It is difficult to know at what moment love begins: it is less difficult to know that it has begun.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love just doesn't sit there like a stone. It has to be made like bread, remade all the time, made anew.  Ursula LeGuin

There is no remedy for love but to love more.  Henry David Thoreau

The weather is always fair when people are in love.  Italian Proverb

One does not fall "in" or "out" of love.  One grows in love.  Leo Buscaglia

It doesn't matter who you love or how you love, but that you love.  Rod McKuen

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.  Benjamin Disraeli

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.  Eduardo Galeano

Story writers say that love is concerned only with young people and the excitement and glamour of romance end at the alter. How blind they are. The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before.
Irving Stone

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.  Thomas Haynes Bayly

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the world loves a lover.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are most alive when we're  in love.  John Updike

Two hearts with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.  Friedrich Halm

A love letter begins by your not knowing what you are going to say and ends by your not knowing what you have said.  Anonymous

A woman knows the fact of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore De Balzac

There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart.
Melanie Griffith

Men always want to be a woman's first love --- Women like to be a man's last romance.  Oscar Wilde

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

Marriage is our last best chance to grow up.  Joseph Barth

Remember, a good marriage is like a campfire. Both grow cold if left unattended.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Marriage should be a duet. When one sings the other claps.  Joe Murray

Marriages we regard as the happiest are those in which each of the partners believes he or she got the best of it.  Sydney J. Harris

A good marriage is at least 80% good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.   Nanette Newman

The best thing that can happen to a couple married 50 years or more is that they both grow nearsighted.  Linda Fiterman

Sexiness wears thin after a while, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat.   Joanne Woodward

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.  Agnes Repplier

Take each other for better or worse, but not for granted.  Arlene Dahl

Never forget the nine most important words of any marriage:
1. I love you
2. You are beautiful
3. Please forgive me
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.  Harold Nicolson

You can't wrap love in a box. But you can wrap a person in a hug. Anonymous

A hug is a handshake from the heart.  Anonymous

A hug is a smile with arms, a laugh with a stronger grip.  Terri  Guillemets

Everyone wants a hug and kiss. It translates into any language.  Georgette Moscacher

Offer hugs, not drugs.  Adina Lebowitz

A hug is like a boomerang -- you get it back right away.  Bil Keane

Kiss. n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss."  Ambrose Bierce

A kiss is like singing into someone's mouth.  Diane Ackerman

Kiss the place to make it well.  Ann Taylor

A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.  Proverb

A kiss must last long to be enjoyed.  Greek Proverb

When she kissed him, he melted like a lump of milk chocolate.  Marge Percy

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon; but its echo lasts a great deal longer.  Oliver Wendell Holmes

When the power of love becomes more important than the love of power, then will there be peace.  Jim Hendrix

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.  Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bejaxhia)

Do not seek perfection in a changing world. Instead, perfect your love.  Buddah

There isn't anyone you couldn't love once you've heard their story.
Mary Lou Kownacki

Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild.  Welsh Proverb

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant to the immune system. 
Bernie Siegel

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The following books had hundreds of quotes in them.
I choose a few that I thought were the best. (And shortest)
Buy the books if you want the complete listings.

"Love Quotes" by Roberto de Vicq de Comptich
Harper Collins Publishers 1996

"4,800 Wisecracks, Witty Remarks and Epigrams"
By Edmund Fuller  Avenel Books 1980

"Love Quotes - 300 Sayings and Poems"
By Leonard Roy Frank
Random House Publishing 2003

"The Love & Kisses Quote Book" by Allen Klein
Random House Publishing 2006

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