These guys can teach you a thing or two about love.
Love is complicated and confusing as hell. Sometimes it's all you can ever think about and you want to shout it from the rooftops — other times you say you'll never look at another person again (because SCREW LOVE! Right? Maybe not.)
If you're feeling like you might just give up on figuring out this whole love business — don't. At least not yet. Love has WAY more benefits than you could possibly imagine. Why shut yourself off to the one thing that everyone in the world obsesses over? There HAS to be a reason we're wired to do this. There HAS to be a reason we've written about this in EVERY story in the history of time.
So we've gathered 14 of our favorite quotes from the most famous writers of all time to discuss everything we know and love about ... well ... LOVE. These authors are well-known for a reason. They've captivated audience's around the world with their tales about adventure, drama and romance. You want to know what love is? They can show you.
It's true that relationships are hard and love is complicated, but these authors have managed to simplify and shed some light on what love is.
Find out what these 14 authors have to say about love.
If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious relationship truths, we've got you covered.
On finding someone like you.
"We're all a little weird, and life's a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it LOVE." — Dr. Seuss
On wanting the WHOLE world to see how much you love.
"And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many." — J. R. R. Tolkien
On committing to the relationship.
"My heart is, and always will be, yours." — Jane Austen
On never wanting to be separated from the person you love.
"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." — A. A. Milne
On how love affects us.
"I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours." — Nicholas Sparks
On the simplicity of being in love.
"I love her and that's the beginning and end of everything." — F. Scott Fitzgerald
On finding the person you want to be with.
"I have for the first time found what I can truly love. I have found you." — Charlotte Brontë
On the all consuming nature of love.
"You are my sun, my moon and all of my stars." — E. E. Cummings
On finally finding that special someone.
"I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul." — Charles Dickens
On how you should feel about the person you love.
"I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." — J. R. R. Tolkien
On finding whom you are meant to be with.
"It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight." — Vladimir Nabokov
On the bond of love.
"I am grateful that you were born, that your love is mine, and our two lives are woven and welded together." — Mark Twain
On what it's like to fall in love.
"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once." — John Green
On the wealth of love.
"Who being loved, is poor?" — Oscar Wilde