40 Moving Quotes on How to Describe Love

What is love? Explaining this simple thing in words is really difficult because love exists in various kinds. True love is unconditional, pure, and everlasting. Still, how to put it in words? How to describe love, actually? Luckily, there are plenty of talented people who have managed to explain what love is. In the text below you will find 40 different quotes about how to explain love, and each has its own message. You will be able to see how love can be described from different perspectives and to think about how you would describe it. Let's see how to explain love, according to these quotes.

  • "Love is broad. If you love someone, you love all things, not just their beauty. Love is narrow. You love one, and only one. Compared to them, no one matters." — Ashleigh Braxton.

  • "Love knows no reasons, love knows no lies. Love defies all reasons, love has no eyes. But love is not blind, love sees but doesn't mind." — Hemant Kumar.

  • "A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous." — Ingrid Bergman.

  • ​"Love for the past, love for the moment, love for the today, and love for tomorrow. Commitment is the secret to being in love." — Kishan S. Chauhan.

  • ​"My mother's last word to me clanks inside me like an iron bell that someone beats at dinnertime: love, love, love, love, love." — Cheryl Strayed.

  • "Love is wisdom, love is in giving, love is God and God is love, but there are no wise or fools for love. Love is equal for each one of us." — Santosh Kalwar.

  • "I strongly believe that love is the answer and that it can mend even the deepest unseen wounds. Love can heal, love can console, love can strengthen, and yes, love can make a change." — Somaly Mam.

  • "We love what we love and who we love and why we love and find a falling shoelace knotted and strung between the fingers of strangers." — Kami Garcia.

  • "It was the love of love, the love that swallows up all else, a grateful love, a love of nature, of people, of animals, a love of engendering gentleness and goodness that moved me and that I saw in you." — William Carlos Williams.

  • "Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence." — Erich Fromm.

  • "Love is warmth and love is caring. Love is kind and love is sharing. Love is given and love is taken. Real true love cannot be shaken." — Ruth Y. Nott.

  • "In vain have I 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.

  • "There are four questions of value in life: what is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love." — Johnny Depp.

  • "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." — Helen Keller.

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

  • "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." — Dr. Seuss.

  • "Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." — Maya Angelou.

  • "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu.

  • "The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space." — Marilyn Monroe.

  • "When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew it." — William Shakespeare.

  • "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.

  • "Some love stories aren't epic novels. Some are short stories. But that doesn't make them any less filled with love." — Carrie Bradshaw.

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

  • "As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." — John Green.

  • "If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more." — Jane Austen.

  • "I am who I am because of you." — Nicholas Sparks.

  • "I just want you to know that you're very special. The only reason I'm telling you is that I don't know if anyone else ever has." — Stephen Chbosky.

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

  • "I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be." — Charles Dickens.

  • "If I know what love is, it is because of you." — Herman Hesse.

  • "Love is not only something you feel, but it is also something you do." — David Wilkerson.

  • "Love is what you've been through with somebody." — James Thurber.

  • "Love does not dominate. It cultivates." — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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

  • "To love is nothing to be loved is something. To love and be loved is everything." — Bill Russell.

  • "Within you, I lose myself. Without you I find myself wanting to become lost again." — Unknown.

  • "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." — Lucille Ball.

  • "I love you and that's the beginning and end of everything." — F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  • "The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in." — Morrie Schwartz.

  • "Love is a friendship set to music." — Joseph Campbell.


As you can see, everyone describes it in a different way, and yet, love stays and remains the same. That's exactly why it's so inexplicable. Love is indeed a beautiful thing, and I hope that you have found your perfect answer to how to explain love among these quotes.

Ana Djurovic
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Hello, my name is Ana Djurovic, and I am a writer interested in various kinds of fields, such as beauty, fitness, art and traveling. I am very curious and always in need to expand my knowledge. I enjoy writing because it's something I can fully invest myself in. I think sharing our stories and experiences is what brings us together.