50+ Best Passionate Love Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational passionate love quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Passionate Love Quotes

How unnatural the imposed view, imposed by a puritanical ethos, that passionate love belongs only to the young, that people are dead from the neck down by the time they are forty, and that any deep feeling, any passion after that age, is either ludicrous or revolting! — May Sarton

Love for the Lord is not an ethereal, intellectual, dreamlike thing; it is the intensest, most vital, most passionate love of which the human heart is capable. — Oswald Chambers

Togetherness, passion, laughter, faith, trust, and jealousy are the essential ingredients of love — Shahrukh Khan

What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man. — Stephen Greenblatt

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. — William Shakespeare

To become a theoretical physicist … you need to have a passionate love affair with the universe. — Michio Kaku

I read that nine out of 10 women fantasize about having an unknown man leap through their bedroom window at night and make mad, passionate love to them. Who would think with those odds, I would now be facing 150 hours of community service. — Emo Philips

We efface an hour by passionate love, without twists, without aftertaste. When it is finished, it is not finished, we lie still in each other’s arms lulled by our love, by tenderness — sensuality in which the whole being can participate. — Anais Nin

A good woman is one who loves passionately, has guts, seriousness and passionate convictions, takes responsibility, and shapes society. — Betty Friedan

‘Passion’ a word which involves so many feelings. I feel it when we touch; I feel it when we kiss; I feel it when I look at you. For you are my passion; my one true love. — Samuel Richardson

As you get older, you realize it’s work. It’s that fine line between love and companionship. But passionate love? I’d love to know how to make that last. — Tracey Ullman

Love cannot triumph unless it becomes the one passion of our life. Without such passion we may produce isolated acts of love; but our life is not really won over or consecrated to an ideal. Until we have a passionate love for our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament we shall accomplish nothing — Peter Julian Eymard

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship. — Marilyn Monroe

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. — Aristotle

Those who live passionately teach us how to love. Those who love passionately teach us how to live. — Sarah Ban Breathnach

Love is being accepting of all of their flaws. Love is being understanding and compassionate. Love is realizing that they are going to make mistakes but knowing you can’t hold it against them. Love is being constantly supportive. — Haley Pullos

Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading. — Rufus Choate

People who say It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all never felt a broken heart. — LeBron James

You know you’re in love when you stop comparing. — Mason Cooley

That which gives us true freedom and true happiness is the compassionate love of Christ. — Pope Francis

Until we have a passionate love for our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament we shall accomplish nothing. — Saint Peter

When a woman’s heart is flowing over for the first time with deep and passionate love, she is all love. Every faculty of her soul rushes together in the intensity of the one feeling; thought, reflection, conscience, duty, the past, the future, they are names to her light as the breath which speaks them; her soul is full. — James Anthony Froude

Perfection. Excellence. What a passionate lover. But once having tasted the lips of excellence, once having given oneself to its perfection, how dreary and burdensome and filled with anomie are the remainder of one’s waking hours trapped in the shackled lock-step of the merely ordinary, the barely acceptable, the just okay and not a stroke better. — Harlan Ellison

I don’t want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally. — Zelda Fitzgerald

Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

My hair creates this Tarzanesque, likeable bad-boy image. It says, ‘I am a wild child. I will take you on a Harley ride, then make passionate love to you. And should you be attacked by a lion or an idiot at a bar, I will protect you.’ — Bret Michaels

My family is the most important thing in my life. I would love passionately to have my own children. To have a baby inside me – it’s one of my dreams in lie. I would love to hold my children, to run to them, to give them the same happiness my family gives to me. — Laetitia Casta

The heart that can no longer love passionately must with fury hate. — Jean Racine

Romantic love is a passionate spiritual-emotional-sexual attachment between a man and a woman that reflects a high regard for the value of each other’s person. — Nathaniel Branden

At this point, we are living one of the greatest experiments in humankind – to create something that has, throughout history, been considered a contradiction in terms – a passionate marriage. Passion has always existed, but it took place somewhere else. Everything that we wanted from a traditional marriage – companionship, family, children, economic support, a best friend, a passionate lover, a trusted confidante, an intellectual equal – we are asking from one person what an entire village once provided. And couples are crumbling under the weight of so much expectation. — Esther Perel

I am a passionate lover of the snapshot, because of all photographic images it comes closest to truth. — Lisette Model

If you have not learned to be a passionate lover, do not count your life as lived. On the day of reckoning, it will not be counted. — Rumi

‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Compassionate love may be strong. It sobs, it burns, then it wipes away its tears – and it does nothing. — Alexander Herzen

Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words. — Margaret Mitchell

The motive of grace is the infinite, compassionate love of a merciful God, but the work of grace was the death of Christ on the cross. — Billy Graham

Passionate love is a quenchless thirst. — Khalil Gibran

With the beginning of a great & compassionate love, comes the growth of one’s heart, and with that, a profound inner change. The way to opening the mind is often first through the heart. And once is the mind & heart are open, so many things become possible. — Irwin Corey

Oh! I know this truth, if I know no other, That passionate Love is Pain’s own mother. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I think ‘retirement’ goes hand in hand with people who make a living by having a ‘job.’ I don’t think we-the .00001 percent of the population who are so fortunate to love passionately what we do-consider it a ‘job. — Dustin Hoffman

Fear is intensified by passionate love. The more I care about someone, the more I’m concerned about their welfare. The less we have to lose, in one sense, the easier it is to be brave. — Gary L. Thomas

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. — Emily Bronte

Extravagant love is never wasted. — Bob Goff

Absence makes the heart grow fonder — Eleanor Roosevelt

When we are in touch with God’s joy and peace in us, then we become whole and holy persons. Like living torches we radiate the light and heat of God’s compassionate love. — Mike Yaconelli

There’s a song that wants to sing itself through us. We just got to be available. Maybe the song that is to be sung through us is the most beautiful requiem for an irreplaceable planet or maybe it’s a song of joyous rebirth as we create a new culture that doesn’t destroy its world. But in any case, there’s absolutely no excuse for our making our passionate love for our world dependent on what we think of its degree of health, whether we think it’s going to go on forever. Those are just thoughts anyway. But this moment you’re alive, so you can just dial up the magic of that at any time. — Joanna Macy

Treat every moment of your life with Divine respect. Love passionately your God-given miraculous life. — Robert Muller

When love is not madness, it is not love. — Pedro Calderon de la Barca

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. — Luciano De Crescenzo

I want to do things so wild with you that I don’t know how to say them. — Anais Nin