121 Falling-in-Love Quotes

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Swishing expressions of love have been around since the beginning of civilization. The greatest thinkers and philosophers have pondered over the paradox called love. The tragic love stories of Romeo and Juliet, Anthony and Cleopatra, are timeless. Things took a turn when Mr. Darcy confessed his ardent love for Elizabeth Bennett, as Pride and Prejudice got together. Quoting successful romances is a way of building a strong romantic relationship.

In this post, we have listed 121 “falling in love” quotes that you can use to express your love and woo your romantic interest.

121 “Falling In Love” Quotes

“Falling in love” is a concept that has inspired millions of movies, books and songs. Here is a compilation of some of the best ones to help you give words to the butterflies you feel in your stomach!

  1. “No one ever fell in love without being a little bit brave.” — Mario Tomasello
  1. “Then he kissed her so deeply and so completely that she felt like she was falling, floating, spiraling down, down, down, like Alice in Wonderland.” —Liane Moriarty
  1. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” — Mignon McLaughlin
  1. “All love stories are tales of beginnings. We go to the beginning, to pinpoint the moment of freefall.” — Meghan O’Rourke
  1. “She wasn’t exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way.” — Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven
  1. “This thing about you that you think is your flaw—it’s the reason I’m falling in love with you.” — Colleen Hoover
  1. “I was falling. Falling through time and space and stars and sky and everything in between. I fell for days and weeks and what felt like a lifetime across lifetimes. I fell until I forgot I was falling.” — Jess Rothenberg
  1. “When you fall in love, the natural thing to do is give yourself to it. That’s what I think. It’s just a form of sincerity.” — Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
  1. “We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there’s no altering that.” —Leo Tolstoy
  1. “You don’t love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults.” — William Faulkner
  1. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.” — James Baldwin
  1. “First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.” — Maya Angelou
  1. “Never rush into falling in love, because love never runs out; Let love be the one to knock at your door. Besides, true love is worth waiting for.” –unknown
  1. “The first time you fall in love, it changes your life forever, and no matter how hard you try, the feeling never goes away.” — Nicholas Sparks
  1. “Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” — Helen Rowland
  1. “You know you’re in love the moment you can touch the stars without reaching.” — Melisa M. Hamling
  1. “You know you’re falling in love when the feeling of falling actually feels like you’re floating.” — Rashida Rowe
  1. “To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.” — Anna Strong
  1. “I fall into him like one would fall into a dream, ready to submit to your subconscious’s inner most desires and your deepest fears.” — Stephanie Binding
  1. “I’m not one for vomiting declarations of sentiment out across the airwaves, but when we had that baby, I fell more in love with my wife than I’d ever been in my entire life.” – Ryan Reynolds about his wife, Blake Lively
  1. “You always fall for the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time and sometimes for the most unexpected reason.” — unknown
  1. “When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” — Taylor Swift
  1. “If people were rain, I was a drizzle and she a Hurricane.” – John Green, Looking for Alaska
  1. “Love is a feeling, a feeling of happiness. Love is powerful, too powerful to play with. This feeling is strange and hard to describe, but when you fall in love, you will know it inside.” – Unknown
  1. “To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.” – T. Tolis
  1. “In life, you have to take the pace that love goes. You don’t force it. You just don’t force love, you don’t force falling in love, you don’t force being in love – you just become. I don’t know how to say that in English, but you just feel it.” – Juan Pablo Galavis
  1. “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim
  1. “You will always fall in love, and it will always be like having your throat cut, just that fast.” – Catherynne M. Valente
  1. “Love does not appear with any warning signs. You fall into it as if pushed from a high diving board. No time to think about what’s happening. It’s inevitable. An event you can’t control. A crazy, heart-stopping, roller-coaster ride that just has to take its course.” – Jackie Collins
  1. “Falling in love, romance, matters of the heart – when you fall in love, on some biochemical level you know there is a chance it won’t work out. It’s ingrained in us that if you take such an enormous risk on someone with your heart that it might not pay off. I gamble all my chips and I might actually lose everything.” – Rachael Taylor
  1. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slow, and then all at once.” – John Green
  1. “I love you, in a really really big, pretend to like your taste in music, let you eat the last piece of cheesecake, hold a radio over my head outside your window, unfortunate way that makes me hate you, love you. So pick me, choose me, love me.” — Dr. Meredith Grey, Grey’s Anatomy
  1. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Suess
  1. “Have you ever been in love? Horrible, isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” ― Neil Gaiman
  1. “In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you.” — Juno
  1. “You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” — Love and Other Drugs
  1. “I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known.” – Sleepless in Seattle
  1. “On our first date, I treated her to the finest ice cream Baskin-Robbins had to offer, our dinner table doubling as the curb. I kissed her, and it tasted like chocolate.” – Barack Obama about Michelle Obama
  1. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” – When Harry Met Sally
  1. “I am here, and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  1. “I’m just… happy. I’ve never felt that before. I’m just exactly where I want to be.” – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  1. “The bottom line is that we never fall for the person we’re supposed to.” ― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper
  1. “I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I can’t do anything but think about him. At night I dream of him, all day I wait to see him, and when I do see him my heart turns over and I think I will faint with desire.” – Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl
  1. “It’s more like you meet someone, and you fall in love, and you hope that that person is the one—and then at some point, you have to put down your chips. You just have to make a commitment and hope that you’re right.” –Rainbow Rowell, Landline
  1. “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, Anna Karenina
  1. “The higher you build walls around your heart, the harder you fall when someone tears them down.” — unknown
  1. “I think falling in love is always a surprise, right?” — Josh Dallas
  1. “Love is a feeling, a feeling of happiness. Love is powerful, too powerful to play with. This feeling is strange and hard to describe, but when you fall in love, you will know it inside.” — unknown
  1. “A priceless moment is when the person that you have fallen in love with, looks you right in the eyes to tells you that they have fallen in love with you. “ — unknown
  1. “All I’m saying is that I don’t want to sort of fall in love with fifty different people. I’d rather find one person and fall completely, deeply in over my head.” — Anna White
  1. “Have you ever watched a leaf leave a tree? It falls upward first, and then it drifts toward the ground, just as I find myself drifting towards you.” — Beth Kephart
  1. “Isn’t that how falling in love so often works? Some stranger appears out of nowhere and becomes a fixed star in your universe.” — Kate Bolick
  1. “When you fall head over heels for someone, you’re not falling in love with who they are as a person; you’re falling in love with your idea of love.” —Elisabeth Rohm
  1. “She wonders if this is what people call falling in love, the desire to be with someone for every minute of the rest of her life so strong that sometimes she is frightened of herself.” — Yiyun Li
  1. “Because if I fell any deeper for the way his eyes crinkled with his smile or his habit of tapping on his nose to emphasize a point, my ship would be sunk.” — Katherine McIntyre, By the Sea
  1. “I fall into him like one would fall into a dream, ready to submit to your subconscious’s innermost desires and your deepest fears.” — Stephanie Binding
  1. “Falling in love is not an act of will. It is not a conscious choice. No matter how open to or eager for it we may be, the experience may still elude us. Contrarily, the experience may capture us at times when we are definitely not seeking it, when it is inconvenient and undesirable.” — M. Scott Peck
  1. “When you’re falling in love, you never notice it until you’ve already hit the ground.” — Terry Mark
  1. “Eros is not tranquil—it gives us spikes of happiness rather than a constant feeling of wellbeing. It’s the love we feel at the beginning of a love affair and corresponds to the expression ‘falling in love’ since it is as involuntary an impulse as a physical fall.” — Francois Lelord
  1. “Once you tell someone you love them, you automatically give that person the right to hurt you, and yet you place a trust in them that they won’t tear you apart.” — Abhishek Tiwari
  1. “I loved him desperately, completely, and he wasn’t threatening to consume me anymore. He already had. Everything that was me was him. My heart, mind and soul all were as much a part of him as they were me.” — Cassandra Giovanni
  1. “Many people do not fall in love; they fall in love with the idea of themselves being in love. They never see the other person. I don’t ask for much; I only ask to be seen.” — C. JoyBell
  1. “When you know, you know. And you don’t fight it. You don’t deny the inevitable. You free fall because you know there’s someone there to catch you on the other side.” — S. L. Jennings
  1. “When your stomach turns somersaults every time you see your love interest, when you can go without eating for half a day because you can’t think of anything else, and when the sound of her voice blocks out every possible distraction each time you hear it…then logic’s role becomes a very minor one.” — Erik Tomblin
  1. “These butterflies hurt, without being brutal. It’s almost like I’m intoxicated, without wanting to hurl. And suddenly I wonder, could this be love?” — Francine Chiar
  1. “Love is simple. You fall and that’s it. You’ll work the other stuff out. You just gotta let yourself fall and have faith that someone will be there to catch you.” — Chelsea M. Cameron
  1. “I loved you before I even knew the name for it. Everyday I’d sit beside you, inhaling your scent, looking at your beautiful face. Every night, dreaming about you. You eclipsed everything else. It was you. Always you.” — Heather Anastasiu
  1. “Falling in love doesn’t always lead to heartbreak, honey. With the right man, it can be a one-way ticket to paradise.” — Catherine Anderson
  1. “Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head when people talked about soul mates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,
  1. “Maybe it’s just hiding somewhere. Or gone on a trip to come home. But falling in love is always a pretty crazy thing. It might appear out of the blue and just grab you. Who knows — maybe even tomorrow.” ― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart
  1. “I fell in love with his unchanging soul.”― Claudia Gray, A Thousand Pieces of You
  1. “You can’t buy love. But you also can’t help who you fall in love with. You just have to be able to let yourself see them for who they really are, not just who you see them as. It’s hard, getting past your own perceptions, past the hurts that scar you along the way. But I think that’s the real lesson in life: being willing to revisit your assumptions before they keep you from living happily ever after.”― Melanie A. Smith, You Can’t Buy Love
  1. “To quote one of the most beautiful sentences that was ever said to me, “I don’t love you””. He smiled, and feeling encouraged, I continued. “But I think that I easily could, and that I probably very quickly will, though I can’t promise anything. It could all very possibly end in years.” ― Cecelia Ahern, The Time of My Life
  1. “Falling in love is a bit like stepping on the glimmers of light spinning inside a kaleidoscope. Nothing is in focus orientation is needless. It’s about being in the light, being on the move, and being beautiful all at once.” ― Barbara Lynn-Vannoy
  1. “Falling is the part that takes your breath away. It’s the part when you can’t believe the person standing in front of you both exists and happened to wander into your path. It’s supposed to make you feel lucky to be alive, exactly when and where you are.” ― Emily Henry, Beach Read
  1. “I love you so, because you haven’t fallen in love with me. Another man in your place would, I’m sure, have begun to pester me, to worry me. He would have been sighing, he would have looked so pathetic, but you’re so sweet!” ― Dostoyevsky, White Nights
  1. “The secret to falling in love so fast, of course, is not to know the person at all. You just need to identify one exciting feature about them, and then you hurl your heart at that one feature, with full force, trusting that this will be enough of a foundation for lasting devotion.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, City of Girls
  1. “I guess sometimes I think it’d be nice to love someone. To be able to tell them anything and everything and… I don’t know, learn all of their pet peeves and favorite books and movies and where their ticklish spots are. But as nice as it’d be, I figure it’s equally scary. If you leave your heart in someone else’s hands it’s so much easier to get it broken. And sometimes I think could be worth it, but then I tell myself off emotionally because it’s easier.” ― Siera Maley, Taking Flight
  1. “She was the stars and the heavens and the oceans. There was nothing but that single fragment of time, and this bud of love we had planted inside it. And then, at some point after it started, the kiss ended, and I stroked her hair, and the church bells rang in the distance and everything in the world was in alignment.” ― Matt Haig, How To Stop Time
  1. “I promise permanence. I promise persistence. I promise that falling in love was just the beginning for us.” ― Liz Newman
  1. “The person you fall in love with only holds a mirror for you to see the pieces of yourself that you have lost, given away, or were taken away from you in the process of life.” ― Dragos Bratasanu
  1. “It’s about finding your own twisted perfection, letting yourself fall too far and taking a chance. If you’ve done all that. You have no reason to give up. Not now.” ― Abbi Glines, Because of Lila
  1. “I loved you with texture. You loved with a softness. Texture brought detail, softness brought folds. Folds brought creases and creases had secrets.” ― Dominic Riccitello
  1. “You can’t fall in love that fast. Not real love. Real love takes time, like a fine wine. Real love takes years. Not days. Not weeks.”― Kitty Thomas, The Last Girl
  1. “I never realized how much you meant to me until someone spoke your name and an irrepressible, goofy grin stretched my lips.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich
  1. “The brain becomes illogical, in the throes of new romance.” ― Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?
  1. “And there’s you. You’re just beautiful. Effortlessly beautiful, like nature. You have the trinity of beauty: a beautiful heart, a beautiful mind, and a beautiful soul.” ― Kamand Kojouri
  1. “He loved her like the first time every time. Like the first time all the time.” ― C.J. Carlyon, The Cherry House
  1. “She did know that it’s remarkably easy to fall in love with someone who is already in love with you. It’s a little like falling in love with yourself.” ― Sarah Addison Allen, First Frost
  1. “I loved her in ways I understood, full of physical aches and the need to be near her whenever I could. But I also loved her in ways that were unfamiliar, with an intensity that made me willing to attempt the impossible.” ― Elizabeth Langston, Whisper Falls
  1. “The term ‘fell in love’ is apt, because it implies there is pain in the discovery. I didn’t ‘land softly in love’.”― N.B. Roberts, Halton Cray
  1. “Always try to come back to your senses when in love, because that’s the moment you become almost carried away by sensuality and sentiments.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  1. “When the right chance to love comes in hand, you have not to let it go, It might be the last chance you would’ve been waiting for and when it’s gone, you will never see it again.” ― Auliq Ice
  1. “It is difficult to love someone who loves you, but easy to hate someone who loves you, and love someone who hates you.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  1. “He was’t just my exception. He was my reason.” ― S.L. Jennings, Fear of Falling
  1. “You reminded me what it feels like to love. You made me fall in love and, fuck, I don’t want to lose that. I don’t want to lose you.”― Nyrae Dawn, Façade
  1. “I have made twice mistake in my whole life; both falling in love with the wrong people.” ― M.F. Moonzajer
  1. “You deserve to be with somebody, who knows you’re the one, from that very first moment he lays eyes on you. Do I believe in love at first sight? But of course! Love cannot be tamed nor bridled by things like time, circumstance, and logic!” ― C. JoyBell
  1. “Falling in love is not a spur of the moment thing. There wasn’t love at first sight as I always believed there to be. It crept and overpowered me. Once I was in its power, it was the most amazing feeling in the world.” ― Eveli Acosta, Love Rubi
  1. “Kate realized she had a grave problem. She was infatuated. Or mildly insane. Possibly both.” ― Tessa Dare, A Lady by Midnight
  1. “He pulled me closer until his lips breathed me in, until we were sharing one breath.” ― Heather Anastasiu, Glitch
  1. “Were I to fall in love, indeed, it would be a different thing! But I have never been in love; it is not my way, or my nature; and I do not think I ever shall. And, without love, I am sure I should be a fool to change such a situation as mine.” ― Jane Austen, Emma
  1. “Then she smiled and told me I was cute, and that I should be careful, and I asked her why, then she said that she might fall for me, but I know she was joking, because who would want to fall for me? I’m a mess.” ― Abraham M. Alghanem, Summer and Autumn
  1. “She is my best friend, would you hurt your best friend?” – David Bekham about his wife, Victoria Beckham
  1. “Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.” — Corinne. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
  1. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
  1. “Whatever our souls are made out of, his and mine are the same…If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.” — Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  1. “The smell of her hair, the taste of her mouth, the feeling of her skin seemed to have got inside him, or into the air all round him. She had become a physical necessity.” — 1984, George Orwell
  1. “She was more than human to me. She was a Fairy, a Sylph, I don’t know what she was – anything that no one ever saw, and everything that everybody ever wanted. I was swallowed up in an abyss of love in an instant.” — Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
  1. “I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.” — Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
  1. “I like myself better when I’m with you.” – Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
  1. “There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” – Jane Austen
  1. “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.” — Arthur Conan Doyle
  1. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott
  1. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” ― Plato
  1. “If you gave someone your heart and they died, did they take it with them? Did you spend the rest of forever with a hole inside you that couldn’t be filled?” ― Jodi Picoult
  1. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” ― C.S. Lewis
  1. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller
  1. “Look after my heart – I’ve left it with you.” ― Stephenie Meyer
  1. “Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.” ― Paulo Coelho
  1. “Love doesn’t make sense! You can’t logic your way into or out of it. Love is totally nonsensical. But we have to keep doing it or else we’re lost and love is dead, and humanity should just pack it in. Because love is the best thing we do.” — Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother

Falling in love is one of the greatest emotions that we get to experience. As scary as it may initially be, love is always worth it. It’s the best feeling in the world when true love is reciprocated. And even when it doesn’t work out, you learn something about yourself. In recent media and pop culture, the representation of love has grown varied. It is important to trust your instinct.