The 22 Most Romantic Love Quotes in Literature

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The Best Love Quotes in Literature Will Make You Believe in Love Again

Want to read something romantic?! We found some of the best love quotes in literature.

From classic novelists to renowned authors, you will absolutely love using some of these romantic quotes. If you need an Instagram caption we have you covered. If you need a wedding vow or something sweet to put in an anniversary card, we did the hard part for you.

However you want to use these romantic quotes from literature is up to you but we bet you'll get a reaction! Enjoy some of the sweetest, most romantic, quotes literature has to offer.

Best Love Quotes in Literature

  • "We were together. I forget the rest." - Walt Whitman

  • "I see you everywhere, in the stars, in the river; to me you're everything that exists; the reality of everything." - Virginia Woolf

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

  • My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you." - John Keats

  • "Whatever our should are made of, his and mine are the same". - Emily Bronte

  • "I love her and it is the beginning of everything". - F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • "She lives the poetry she cannot write". - Oscar Wilde

  • "Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it". - Toni Morrison

Romantic Love Quotes in Literature

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

  • But we loved with a love that was more than love." - Edgar Allen Poe

  • "I carry your heart with me, I carry it in my heart." - E.E. Cummings

  • "He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking." - Leo Tolstoy

  • "You and I, it's as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together, to see if we know what we were taught." - Boris Pasternak

  • "He doesn't want you to be real, and to think and to live. He doesn't love you. But I love you. I want you to have your own thoughts and ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms." - E.M. Forster

  • "I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place." - Michael Faudet

  • "Love looks not with the eyes." - William Shakespeare

The Sweetest Love Quotes in Literature

  • "Maybe the two different worlds we live in weren't so different. We saw the same sunset." - S.E. Hinton

  • "I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love." - William Blake

  • "Make sure you marry someone who laughs at the same things you do." - J.D. Salinger

  • "There is some good in the world and it's worth fighting for." - J.R.R. Tolkein

  • "Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it." - L.M. Montgomery

  • "I fell in love the way you fall asleep...slowly, then all at once." - John Green