Finding Love Quotes

Quotes tagged as "finding-love" (showing 1-30 of 60)
Mandy Hale
“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, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Paulo Coelho
“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--I'll find love again.”
Paulo Coelho, The Zahir

Mary E. Pearson
“I will find you.
In the farthest corner, I will find you.”
Mary E. Pearson, The Kiss of Deception

Nina George
“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, The Little Paris Bookshop

Diana Holquist
“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 eliminates
the worst.”
Diana Holquist, Make Me a Match

Courtney Giardina
“Hearts will break and people will hurt you, darling.” Her mother said. “But when you let those people control your outlook on the life, you only allow them to have a greater hold on your happiness. Once you accept the fact that every day is a new day to begin again, life becomes a much easier path to walk.”
Courtney Giardina, Holding on to Georgia

Paulo Coelho
“Love can only be found through the act of loving.”
Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Charlotte Eriksson
“You’re thinking, maybe it would be easier to let it slip
let it go
say ”I give up” one last time and give him a sad smile.
You’re thinking
it shouldn’t be this hard,
shouldn’t be this dark,
love could flow easily with no holding back
and you’ve seen others find their match and build something great
of each other,
like two halves fitting perfectly and now they achieve great things
one by one, always together, and it seems grand.
But you love him. Love him like a black stone in your chest you couldn’t live without because it fits in there. Makes you who you are and the thought of him gone—no more—makes your chest tighten up and
maybe this is your fairytale. Maybe this is your castle.

You could get it all on a shiny piece of glass with wooden stools and a neverending blooming garden
but that’s not yours. This is yours. The cracks and the faults,
the ugly words in the winter
walking home alone and angry
but falling asleep thinking you love him.
This is your fairy tale.
The quiet in the hallway, wishing for him to turn around, tell you to stay, tell you to please don’t go I need you
like you need me
and maybe it’s not a Jane Austen novel but this is your novel and
your castle
and you can run from it your whole life but this is here
in front of you.
Maybe nurture it?
Sweet girl, maybe close the world off and look at him for an hour
or two.
This is your fairy.
It ain’t perfect and it ain’t honey sweet with roses on the bed.
It’s real and raw and ugly at times. But this is your love.
Don’t throw it away searching for someone else’s love. Don’t be greedy. Instead, shelter it. Protect it. Capture every second of easy, pull through every storm of hardship. And when you can, look at him, lying next to you, trusting you not to harm him. Trusting you not to go.
Be someone’s someone for someone.
Be that someone for him.

That’s your fairy tale. This is your castle.
Now move in. Build a home. Build a house. Build a safety around things you love.
It’s yours if you make it so.

Welcome home, sweet girl, it will be all be fine.”
Charlotte Eriksson

Shannon L. Alder
“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

Becky Albertalli
“Something like that. But you know, there's an upside here. Because when you spend so much time just intensely wanting something, and then you actually get the thing? It's magic.” All of a sudden, I feel like crying. In a good way. In the best way. Because I know exactly what she means. It's butterflies and haziness and heart eyes, but underneath all that, there's this bass line of I can't believe this. I can't believe this is me. I can't quite articulate the sweetness of that feeling. It's finding out the door you were banging on is finally unlocked. Maybe it was unlocked the whole time.”
Becky Albertalli, The Upside of Unrequited

Barbara Lieberman
“One does not seek love,' she told him, 'it should find you all on it's own”
Barbara Lieberman, The Treasure of Ravenwood

Alexandra Katehakis
“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, Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence

Sarah  Curtis
“Who was that?"

"A one-night stand that didn't want to let go."

Alexis looked over the sea of people, trying to find the woman.  "There seems to be a lot of those."
"Too late to change my past now, but if I could, I would."

Alexis gave him a disbelieving smirk.  "Are you saying, if you could have changed things, you would've waited for me?"

He gave her his wicked grin.  "I'm saying I would have found you sooner.”
Sarah Curtis, Alluring

Nico J. Genes
“If I have more than one life, I would definitely
dedicate this one entirely to you." - MAGNETIC REVERIE”
Nico J. Genes

Shannon L. Alder
“Sometimes your inability to let go has nothing to do with real love and everything to do with what that person represents in your life. Why do you give them so much importance? Why do you believe that God doesn't love you enough that he would not bring someone else into your life? Why do you put up with less than you deserve?”
Shannon L. Alder

Rasheed Ogunlaru
“Unlike many other journeys, when it comes to finding self and matters of the heart you'll swiftly find yourself lost if you follow someone else's”
Rasheed Ogunlaru

Aishabella Sheikh
“Love was not an easy thing to find on this island. But it sure was an easy thing to lose”
Aishabella Sheikh, Jungle Princess

“You do not find love. It finds you.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

bell hooks
“Describing our romantic longings in 'Life preserves,' therapist Harriet Lerner shares that most people want a partner 'who is mature and intelligent, loyal and trustworthy, loving and attentive, sensitive and open, kind and nurturant, competent and responsible.' No matter the intensity of this desire, she concludes: 'Few of us evaluate a prospective partner with the same objectivity and clarity that we might use to select a household appliance or a car.' To be capable of critically evaluating a partner we would need to be able to stand back and look critically at ourselves, at our needs, desires, and longings..... We fear that evaluating our needs and then carefully choosing partners will reveal that there is no one for us to love. Most of us prefer to have a partner who is lacking then no partner at all. What becomes apparent is that we may be more interested in finding a partner than in knowing love.”
bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Ana Claudia Antunes
“True love finds its own ways
To spread goodness, always.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, Pierrot Love: When A Call From The Other Side Takes Its Own Side

“Some people get what they want, but then they act like they don't want what they're given. I think its because sometimes the form it takes isn't quite the form they wanted. That the person giving it & the manor in which it's given isn't what they wanted. Or maybe the timing is simply off. Or maybe, it's just that when you don't know what you want nothing is ever enough.

And I think that's the real tragedy. That life gives us exactly what we've been wanting but we fail to embrace it. Simply letting those moments & people pass us by.”
Trevor Driggers

Kate McGahan
“All souls are lost until they are found.”
Kate McGahan

“Every day may not be lovely, but there is love in every day.”
Connor Chalfant

“In the chaos of the world, you and I did find love...”
Avijeet Das

Debasish Mridha
“You don’t find a lover, you create them inside of your heart.”
Debasish Mridha

Kate McGahan
“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

J.R. Rim
“Light is found on the green.”
J.R. Rim

“Why do we refuse to love each other?”
Bert McCoy

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