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
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
I used to think that any man of mine had to live up to a list of my expectations. I was wrong. Love has no list.
—Rachel Gibson in Any Man of Mine
Love is the strangest, most illogical thing in the world.
—Jennifer E. Smith in The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
What are you supposed to do with all the love you have for somebody if that person is no longer there? What happens to all that leftover love? Do you suppress it? Do you ignore it? Are you supposed to give it to someone else?
—Maggie O'Farrell in After You'd Gone
Who needs a fairytale? In the end, I only want to be happy with a guy I love, and who loves me just as much. That's all I need.
—Cherrie Lynn in Rock Me
Men aren't stupid, and you don't need a complicated set of rules to find a good one who loves you. Here's the only rule you need: if a man loves you, he will do anything he can to keep you around. Anything.
—Kim Gruenenfelder in A Total Waste of Makeup
The right kind of love is supposed to bring out the best in people. It adds to your life, fills in all those gaps you didn't even realize were there.
—Cambria Hebert in #Rev