True love is supposed to make you into a better person―uplift you.
—Emily Giffin in Love the One You're With
While falling in love is fun, it's not everything, and it's not the antidote to an unfulfilled life.
—Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism
Lies can sound awfully pretty when a girl is in love with the person telling them.
—Gabrielle Zevin in All These Things I’ve Done
I hate you, but I still I miss you, and a part of me still loves you.
Real love is selfless.
—Yvonne Woon in Dead Beautiful
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
You never knew this, but I was in love. Okay, infatuated, but it felt like love at the time.
—Teresa Lo in Realities
Well, you have to find that rare someone for whom you're not putting on a show. Someone who shines a spotlight in your direction—not because you're who they need you to be, or who they want you to be…just because you're you.
—Jodi Picoult in Off the Page
Seventeen is an inconvenient time to be in love.
—Gayle Forman in If I Stay
Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
Tell him he was my greatest adventure. Tell him I love him.
—Fisher Amelie in Vain
Nobody knows where it comes from, and nobody knows where it goes. Love doesn't make sense most of the time and that's what's so wonderful about it.
—Elin Hilderbrand in The Beach Club
I look at you, and I just love you, and it terrifies me. It terrifies me what I would do for you.
—Alexandra Bracken in Never Fade
What I do know is sometimes we love the wrong people and sometimes we marry them.
—Terry McMillan in Getting to Happy
True love doesn't always last. It doesn't always have to be for a lifetime.
—Taylor Jenkins Reid in One True Loves