Love Quotes To Live By: N to S

The love quotes on this page are all from sources and authors surnames N to S. For more quotes about love take a look at the other pages: A to C,  D to I,  J to M,  T to Z. There is also a page of love sayings from unknown sources.

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Love Quotes:  N   

Mikhail Naimy  1889 – 1988
Love is not a virtue, love is a necessity, more so than bread and water, more so than light and air.

Love is the law of God. You live that you may learn to love. You love that you may learn to live. No other lesson is required of man.

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Native American – Tuscarora
They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind.

Native American (Tuscarora) quote: They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By
Michael Neill

Michael Neill
Inner success is the ongoing experience of love, happiness, fulfillment and well-being… the experience of joy in your everyday life.

Julian of Norwich

Julian of Norwich  1342 – 1416
Love was our Lord’s meaning.

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Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst  1980
I think in a lot of ways unconditional love is a myth. My mom’s the only reason I know it’s a real thing.

Orin-Sanaya Roman

Orin-Sanaya Roman
Love creates healing.

Love is the doorway to enlightenment.

You strengthen people as you surround them with your loving thoughts.

Orin-Sanaya Roman love quote

Ovid  43BC – 17AD
If you want to be loved – be lovable.

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Dorothy Parker  1893 – 1967
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open… and it stays. Clutch it… and it darts away.

M. Scott Peck

M. Scott Peck  1936 – 2005
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other, but choose to live with each other.

Anna Pereira
It only takes one seed to be the mother to hundreds of flowers. Sow seeds of Love, Kindness, Joy and Gratitude for a heart full of blooms that never wither.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry  1984

Come just as you are to me
Don’t need apologies
Know that you are worthy
I’ll take your bad days with your good
Walk through the storm
I would do it all because I love you
I love you unconditionally, unconditionally
I will love you unconditionally

Let go and just be free
I will love you unconditionally
So open up your heart and just let it begin

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Adam of Perseigne  1145 – 1221
Nothing in life is happier than to love faithfully and to be loved in return.

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso  1881 – 1973
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult  1966
Love is not a because…  It’s a no matter what.

Jodi Picoult love quote
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O. Pirmez
When we love, we are the Universe and the Universe lives in us.


Plato  429BC – 347BC
The desire and pursuit of the whole is called love.

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John Powell
God sends each person into this world with a special message to deliver, with a special song to sing, with a special act of love to bestow.

John Powell quote: - God sends each person into this world with a special message to deliver, with a special song to sing, with a special act of love to bestow. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByJohn Powell love quote – Gloria & Julie (1979)
Pierre Pradervand

Pierre Pradervand
The practice of Blessing is a simple way to develop a constantly centred awareness. It is also a tool for growing in Universal Love and avoiding judgement.

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A heart that loves is always young.

James & Evelyn
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A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.

All the world loves a lover.

Love is a ring, and a ring has no end.

Love is like a dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.

Love makes the world go round.

Love will find a way.

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

The secret to living well and longer is… Eat half. Walk double. Laugh triple. And love without measure.

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Osho Rajneesh

Osho Rajneesh  1931 – 1990
If you clean the floor with love, you have given the world an invisible painting.

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So, if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession, love is about appreciation.

Peace follows love energy like a shadow.

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Chief Red Cloud  1822 – 1909
We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We  do not want riches. We want peace and love.

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Ruth E. Renkel
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.

Cheryl Richardson

Cheryl Richardson
I bring a loving presence to everyone I meet and everything I do.

Rainer Rilke

Rainer Rilke  1875 – 1926
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue to exist, a wonderful living side by side can grow up, if they succeed in loving the distance between them, which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.

Our heart always transcends us.

Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins  1960
The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.

Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts  1950
Magic exists.  Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Francois de la Rochefoucauld  1613 – 1680
We pardon as long as we love.

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John Roger
Dig deeply into the spring of love and partake of it.  The supply is infinite.

One way you can learn to maintain the Soul centre, which is oneness with God, is to bring together all aspects of your life’s expression in the attitude of loving.

When you are happy, when you are laughing, when you are loving, the radiance of your Soul shines through.. And all are lifted by it.

Don Miguel Ruiz

Don Miguel Ruiz  1952
Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.

Don Miguel Ruiz love quote
Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 – 1273
A heart filled with love is like a phoenix that no cage can imprison.

Go  my friend… Bestow your love, even on your enemies.  If you touch their hearts, what do you think will happen?

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes, because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

Rumi quote: Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes, because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByRumi love quote
Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 – 1273
I belong to no religion.
My religion is Love.
Every heart is my temple.

Rumi love quote
Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 – 1273
If the house of the world is dark, Love with find a way to create windows.

Listen with ears of tolerance.
See through eyes of compassion.
Speak with the language of love.

Rumi love quote
Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 – 1273
Love is a river… drink from it.

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Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 – 1273
Love is the bridge between you and everything.

Love is the Soul’s Light.

The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.

Whatever happens.. Just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.

When you seek love with all your heart… you will find its echoes in the Universe.

Rumi love quote
Walter Russell

Walter Russell  1871 – 1963
Love is the foundation of the Universe and must, therefore, be the basis for a living philosophy.

Love is the great balance wheel or spiritual gyroscope.

Love is the great insulator from every ill which can attack the body.

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupery  1900 – 1944
For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is it’s flow.

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Kate Samperi
Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children. Now I have seven children and only one theory.. Love them, especially when they least deserve to be loved.

George Sand

George Sand  1804 – 1876
There is only one happiness in life… to love and be loved.

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Revathi Sankaran
If I were asked to define motherhood, I would have defined it as love in its purest from.. Unconditional love.

Charles Schultz

Charles Schultz  1922 – 2000
All you need is love.  But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.

Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss  1904 – 1991
I am weird. You are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley  1792-1822
All love is sweet, given or returned. Common as light is love, and its familiar voice wearies not ever.

Bernie Siegel  1932
Be grateful simply for being alive. When you are grateful for life, pure and simple, your life becomes one you can be grateful for. That may strike you as circular or even backward logic, but your attitude really does have an effect on how things work out. When you can’t change your life any other way, you can still change your attitude. When you do, your life changes. you find more chances to love, and you will be surprised to see how much more love is returned to you.

Michael Singer
If you truly love someone, your love sees past their humaness.

Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles  1812 – 1904
Love based on respect and compassion has an uplifting effect on the development of character.

Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith  1830 – 1867
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

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Song of Songs VIII

Set me as a seal upon your heart
As a ring upon your arm
For love is as strong as death
It’s flashes are flashes of fire
A flame of the Eternal


Sophocles  496BC – 406BC
One word frees us, of all the weight and pain of life; that word is LOVE.

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Nicolas Sparks  1965
Love is like the wind.. You can’t see it but you can feel it.

My wife, my family, my friends.. They’ve taught me things about love and what that emotion really means. In a nutshell.. Loving someone is about giving, not receiving.

The best love is the kind that Awakens the Soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.

What it’s like to be a parent.. It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.

Emma, Tyler & Joey (2015)
Madame de Stael

Madame de Stael  1766 – 1817
Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

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Charles Stanley

Joy is love enjoying.
Peace is love resting.
Patience is love waiting.
Kindness is love reacting.
Goodness is love choosing.
Faithfulness is love keeping its word.
Gentleness is love empathizing.
Self-control is love in charge.

Rudolf Steiner  1861 – 1925
Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love, and send them forth in freedom.

Rudolf Steiner love quote – Joey & Amy (2014)
Annamalai Swami

Annamalai Swami
If you see good in people, you radiate a harmonious loving energy which uplifts those around you. If you can maintain this habit, this energy will turn into a steady flow of love.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Emmanuel Swedenborg  1688 – 1772
Each lifetime and each relationship within each lifetime is an opportunity to experience love. When you see each other as the Divine and Eternal Beings that you are, you will never cease to wonder and to glory in the coming together.

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Love means setting aside walls, fences and unlocking doors and saying ‘Yes.’ One can be in paradise by simply saying ‘Yes’ to this moment.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift  1989
But no matter what love throws at you, you have to believe in it. You have to believe in love stories and Prince Charmings and happily ever after. That’s why I write these songs, because I think love is fearless.

I think the perfection of love is when it’s not perfect.

In life and love, you learn that there comes a time to let go and move on.

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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift  1989
It’s the most maddening, beautiful, magical, horrible, painful, wonderful, joyous thing in the world… Love.

My favourite thing in life is writing about life, specifically the parts of life concerning love, because as far as I’m concerned, love is absolutely everything.

To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go, no matter how much it hurts.

You need to be happy with yourself or you’ll never be able to be happy in a relationship.

Algernon Swinburne

Algernon Swinburne  1837 – 1909
Love, as is told by the seers of old, comes as a butterfly tipped with gold, flutters and flies in sunlight skies, weaving ’round hearts that were one time cold.

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