On Love

Looking for a great literary quote about love?  Look no more!

Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

 

I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul. In my degradation I have not been so degraded but that the sight of you with your father, and of this home made such a home by you, has stirred old shadows that I thought had died out of me. Since I knew you, I have been troubled by a remorse that I thought would never reproach me again, and have heard whispers from old voices impelling me upward, that I thought were silent for ever. I have had unformed ideas of striving afresh, beginning anew, shaking off sloth and sensuality, and fighting out the abandoned fight. A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.

 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

 

If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.

Emma by Jane Austen

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