10 Inspiring Quotes on Love

Like any woman, I love to hear how much my man cares about me. When I was away in NYC recently for my book tour, Dean sent me the quote below:

“Love strikes a painful blow when we’re apart. In your absence I’m lost, but in your arms I’m found.”



His words never fail to make me melt! Here are ten other great quotes on love I found to inspire you today- enjoy.

“A heart that loves is always young.” -Greek Proverb

“It is a risk to love. What if it doesn’t work out? Ah, but what if it does.” -Peter McWilliams

“Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.”- Leo Buscaglia

“Brief is life but love is long.”- Alfred Lord Tennyson


“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”- Emily Bronte

“There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.- Sam Keen

“Love is friendship set on fire.” – Jeremy Taylor

“Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.” -Zelda Fitzgerald

“Love is the beauty of the soul.”- St. Aurelius Augustine

If you find a quote you love or think of one yourself, write it down and text a “love quote” (the new love note) to your partner while they’re at work. It’s a quick, personal way to say I love you!

What’s your favorite quote on love? Share with me in the comments below!

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  • Mariana Hernandez

    what would we do without our guys?

  • Jeanne Tutt

    love is sleeping on an a/c unit in a hospital room because your brand new fiancee hates hospitals.

  • Beth Taylor

    This quote isn’t about the love of a spouse, but it is about love. I am currently preggers with my first child so I got baby on the brain and found this one. I don’t know who said it but I love it! And since you are preggers too I thought you would enjoy it. :)

    “Nobody will ever know the strength of my love for you, after all you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”

  • Janet Franklin

    Dean needs to talk to my hubbie, I just got, “Is the lawn mowed yet?” :)

  • Lola Carmel

    After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
    -Mark twain

  • Sheila Avalos

    Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. Alexander Smith

    The heart has reason that reason cannot know. Blaise Pascal

    Love is a battle, love is a war, love is growing up. James A Baldwin

    Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte

    Ever has it been that loves knows not its own depth until the hour of seperation. Kahlil Gibran

    You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. Barbara de Angelis

    Blessed are hearts that can bend, but shall never be broken. Albert Camus.

    Some of my all time favorites. :)

  • Lauren Grandinetti

    My husband tells me that our lives have become one so much that thinking back he can’t remember a time when I wasn’t there. That even before we met I must have been there with him in spirit because we were matched for each other and connected before either of us was born

  • Stephanie Campbell

    My husband is completely unromantic but he does say that “Love is not what people think it is. Love is about toleration. Can you tolerate all the stupid stuff that the other person is going to do for the rest of your life? If the answer is yes then that is love.”

  • Alexa Flowers

    I love this. I just sent a “love text” LoL. Thanks.

  • lola

    wow awesome quote from dean jeez, super deep :)

  • lola

    Funny but i like it

    “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • lola


  • Laura A.

    “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. If was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” – Judy Garland

  • mama

    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

    Corinthians 13:4-7

  • doreen porzio

    What a beautiful #LoveQuote Dean sent you!!! What a wonderful Love you both share together!! So happy for the both of you!! Unfortunately, I am not in Love with anyone right now!! It’s my fault, I wont let anyone in to my life or heart! Probably because of all my ailments!?! I use to be the life of the party! Dancing all the time! Never without a boyfriend!!…. Taurus the bull a go getter, fight till I drop!!… Anyway, back to the subject… I do love the #LoveQute “Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeng an imperfect person perfectly! Also like “Love is the Beauty of the Soul” Very nice Tori!!…. I love the way you guys Love each other & have such a Happy family!! You’re the greatest!! That’s why we all LOVE to watch Tori and Dean Home Sweet Hollywood!! We will never get tired of watching you guys!! You just go through your “Normal” day & we get to watch!! Lol!! That’s why I love you Tori!! You are so down to earth and really a wonderful person!! You just say it like it is!! Your not a stuck up celebrity!! Afterall, You’re a woman of my own heart! You love to go to estate sales, Vintage stores, love animals and your a neat saver of things, “hoarder” haha!!…… Lol!! ;))

  • Ashley Taylor

    So sweet of him! :) What a great idea about the love text, too! Am definitely going to do that for my hubby! I wrote him a list of all my favorite things about him for his birthday this year, which actually was a great exercise to remind me of all of his fantastic qualities!

  • Erin OBrien

    My most favourite ever:

    This is the true measure of love, When we believe that we alone can love, That no one could ever have loved so before us, And that no one will ever love in the same way after us.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Jackie C

    “True love waits”

  • Suzanne Brown

    “The greatest gift is to love and be loved in return.” Love yours too!

  • Lemon Meringue

    Perduto è tutto il tempo
    Che in amar non si spende.

    It might sound tacky but I once read this quote in a cookbook (by Maggie Beer and Stephanie Alexander – Tuscan Cookbook, great cookbook and after all, a man’s love goes through his stomach) and it went straight into my heart. Not only because I used to live in Florence (Italy) and have a big soft spot in my heart for everything Italian, but also because the words are written in 1573 by Torquato Tasso in the play ‘Aminta’ but are ever so accurate in these tweet- and textingfilled modern times, 500 years later!!!!

    In translation (from Italian to Dutch to English, so please forgive an unintentional mistake): Lost is all the time, that in love you do not spend.

  • Pardon My Poppet – Joy Oo

    How sweet! My hubby travels all the time and is a true romantic at heart too!

    Men always want to be a woman’s first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man’s last romance.
    –Oscar Wilde

    Warmest regards,


  • Lena Balak

    “To the world, you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world.” that’s my fav. Oh, Tori, you’re so INNNNNNN LOOOVE ;-) For everything you guys have succeeded in, failed in and for everything to come, you still have that love and passion. Very inspirig. <3

  • PackersTX

    It comes from Le Petit Prince by Antoine de St-Exupery and it translates to “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

  • Belinda Schukis

    “love knows not its own depth, till the hour of separation”

    “true love can survive any amount of time or distance”

  • Heather Schell

    The first quote my husband sent to me was EE Cummings.

    I Carry Your Heart with Me

    i carry your heart with me(i carry it inmy heart)i am never without it(anywherei go you go,my dear;and whatever is doneby only me is your doing,my darling) i fearno fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i wantno world(for beautiful you are my world,my true)and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meantand whatever a sun will always sing is you
    here is the deepest secret nobody knows(here is the root of the root and the bud of the budand the sky of the sky of a tree called life;which growshigher than soul can hope or mind can hide)and this is the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart
    i carry your heart(i carry it in my heart)

  • Laura Adams

    “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”

    – Judy Garland

  • Marzia M

    Congratulations on the photo Wonderful truly expresses the whole love and warmth that you can find in a family!