The 100 All-Time Greatest Quotes About Falling In Love



You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.

—Albert Einstein


The higher you build walls around your heart, the harder you fall when someone tears them down.



Don’t you be so nice to me; I fall in love so easily.

—Waylon Jennings


Nobody is perfect until you fall in love with them.



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


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


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


Falling In love was never in my plan. Until one day I just realized that I love this person too much.



A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

—Mignon McLaughlin


You will always fall in love, and it will always be like having your throat cut, just that fast.

—Catherynne M. Valente


The saddest thing about falling in love is that sooner or later something will go wrong.



Sometimes the person you fall for isn’t ready to catch you.



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


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


Falling for him would be like cliff diving. It would be either the most exhilarating thing that ever happened to me or the stupidest mistake I’d ever make.

—Hussein Nishah


The bottom line is that we never fall for the person we’re supposed to.

—Jodi Picoult


If you’re afraid of getting hurt and feeling severe pain, then avoid falling in love.



One morning, about four o’clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, ‘Why am I out on the highway this time of night?’ I was miserable, and it all came to me: ‘I’m falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with. I can’t fall in love with this man, but it’s just like a ring of fire.

—June Carter Cash


Each day my love grows deeper, deeper than I never thought before.



I was falling. Falling through time and space and stars and sky and everything in between. I feel for days and weeks and what felt like lifetime across lifetimes. I fell until I forgot I was falling.

—Jess Rothenberg


I think falling in love is always a surprise, right?

—Josh Dallas


Each day my love grows deeper, deeper than I never thought before.



No one ever fell in love gracefully.

—Connie Brockway


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.



It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn’t know what they mean to you.

—Michael Bassey Johnson


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.



Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

—Helen Rowland


“Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the same person repeatedly is extraordinary.

—Crystal Woods


Love is like a hole; once you fall in, it’s hard to get out.



All love stories are tales of beginnings. When we talk about falling in love, we go to the beginning, to pinpoint the moment of freefall.

—Meghan O’Rourke


Falling in love doesn’t fall by itself. There is always a desire to take the plunge. Just make sure that love sticks around, to pick you up when you fall.



“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


When we’re falling in love or out of it, that’s when we most need a song that says how we feel. Yeah, I write a lot of songs about boys. And I’m very happy to do that.

—Taylor Swift


Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves



Don’t fall in love; rise with it.

—Amit Abraham


We never get enough of falling in love and believing in love.

—Shemar Moore


I’m not just falling in love with you, I’m falling into you. You’re an ocean, and I’m falling in, drowning in the depths of who you are.



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


When two people fall in love, all they can think about is how to build a perfect world around them.



There is that awful moment when you realize that you’re falling in love. That should be the most joyful moment, and actually it’s not. It’s always a moment that’s full of fear because you know, as night follows day, the joy is going to rapidly be followed by some pain or other. All the angst of a relationship.

—Helen Mirren


The mark of a real man, is a man who can allow himself to fall deeply in love with a woman



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


The greatest wonderful feeling is falling in love.

—Lailah Gifty Akita


No one believes in love at first sight until that special person comes along and steals your heart.



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


Don’t try to stop your heart from falling in love, because in the end it may be worth it.

—Fad Ibra


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


I always had a penchant for falling in love. Every time I found myself without a mate, I fell into a state of low-sizzling panic.

—Jane Fonda


Love is like falling down…in the end you’re left hurt, scared, and with a memory of it forever.



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


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


When you love, you get hurt. When you get hurt, you hate. When you hate, you try to forget. When you try to forget, you start missing. And when you start missing, you’ll eventually fall in love again.

—Vinay Sharma


You can lead a heart to love, but you can’t make it fall in.



The scary thing about falling for someone is you don’t know whether they will stay or just leave at any given time.

—Emily Tilley


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


When you’re falling in love, you never notice it until you’ve already hit the ground.

—Terry Mark


I know what happens a the end of falling-landing,

—John Green


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


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


Falling in love is a wonderfully terrifying sensation.

—Steve Maraboli


If ever you remember me, I will be thankful. If ever yours lips meets mine, I will be grateful. If ever we fall in love, I will be happy. If ever we fall apart, I will be sorry.



How can one fall in love? For me, love can only be uplifting…

—Ashok Kallarakkal


No one ever fell in love without being a little bit brave.

—Mario Tomasello


How is it that mankind can engineer condoms to prevent pregnancy and STDs and not be able to invent some sort of emotional safeguard? Is it even possible to abstain from falling in love?

—Daria Snadowsky


When you fall in love, the natural thing to do is give yourself to it.



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


Be careful while falling in love, see that the fall doesn’t kill You.

—Steve Relane


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


If you fall in a river, There is a Boat, If you fall in well, There is Rope, But if you fall in LOVE, There is no HOPE.



You can’t help who you fall in love with.

—E.L. Montes


Falling in love is like jumping off a really tall building; your head tells you, ‘Idiot you’re gonna die’ but your heart tells you ‘Don’t worry pretty girl you can fly.’



God is such a cruel god
for making you so wonderful,
and for making me so weak.

—Sade Andria Zabala


You know you’re falling in love when the feeling of falling actually feels like you’re floating.

—Rashida Rowe


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


To fall in love is very easy, Staying in love is a challenge, Letting go is the hardest part, And moving on is a damn suicide.

—Nishan Panwar


[…] 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


There is no greater feeling than falling in love, and no greater pain than when you lose it.



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


I’ve lived long enough to know that falling leads to breaking and breaking can lead to dying but falling can be the best feeling.

—Ivy R. Cabading


To fall in love and to commit yourself to love means you should make your loved one the one thing you cherish the most.

—Kou Yoneda


If I could control my heart, I would stop it from falling in love with you.



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


I never fall in love, because everything that falls breaks.



You know you’re in love the moment you can touch the stars without reaching. -Morgan

—Melisa M. Hamling


People should fall in love with their eyes closed.

—Hussein Nishah


Today’s problem is that people are quickly falling in love and falling out of it just as quickly.

—Moffat Machingura


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


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. I didn’t want to do any falling. Falling usually led to meeting a hard surface in an unpleasant way.

—Chelsea M. Cameron


Only fools fall in love and I guess I’m one of them.



Falling in love is like leaping from a cliff. Your brain screams that it’s not a good idea and that hurt and pain will inevitably come to you. But your heart believes you can soar, glide and fly.

—Marie Coulson


Falling in love not only brings excitement and fulfillment; it also creates anxiety and fears of rejection and potential loss.

—Kumar Anupam


Because before the time when you’re heartbroken, you get to be in love, and that’s worth it.

—Leila Sales


I fell in love with you because there was a mischief in your eyes.

—Michka Assayas


Don’t be scared to love, only scared to be heartbroken.



We should fall in love. Love each other enough to shit at the same time on the same toilet.

—Darnell Lamont Walker


You can run away from love but it’ll find you and make you fall into it.



It was the strangest sensation, fallin’ in love. ‘Bout the only thing I compare it to would be jumpin’ off a big cliff. Once you’re past the edge, there ain’t no particular reason to be graspin’ for a line a safety. You just keep on fallin’ anyhow, so you might as well enjoy it the whole way down.

—Dorothy Garlock


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


Falling in love doesn’t hurt; it’s the sudden STOP that hurts so much.



Falling in love doesn’t always lead to heartbreak, honey. With the right man, it can be a one-way ticket to paradise.

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