‘True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.’ – Honore de Balzac

‘True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together.’ – Ricardo Montalban

‘True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.’ – Torquato Tasso

‘True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.’ – Ellen G. White

‘True love stories never have endings.’ – Richard Bach

‘True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.’ – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

‘True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.’ – Sadhu Vaswani

‘True love – that is, deep, abiding love that is impervious to emotional whims or fancy – is a choice. It’s a constant commitment to a person regardless of the present circumstances.’ – Mark Manson

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ – William Shakespeare

‘You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.’ – Karen Salmansohn

‘Life is a game and true love is a trophy.’ – Rufus Wainwright

‘For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.’ – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

‘I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had and also the people I’ve had around me. I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we’re even alive at all.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.’ – Billy Graham

‘People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.’ – Simon Cowell

‘Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.’ – Jean de La Fontaine

‘Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it’s a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes.’ – Gwendoline Christie

‘I believe in true love, and I believe in happy endings. And I believe.’ – Christie Brinkley

‘Love is pure and true; love knows no gender.’ – Tori Spelling

‘I think when we truly love something, we get the same true love in return.’ – Diljit Dosanjh

‘True love brings up everything – you’re allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily.’ – Jennifer Aniston

‘True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.’ – Erich Segal

‘There’s a difference between lust and passionate love. Lust can’t just creep in. You’ll not find it where true love exists, but it has power enough to shatter the world you’ve worked so hard to create with love, and sometimes, it suddenly changes how you perceived love to begin with. Love then doesn’t live there anymore.’ – Jennifer Winget

‘True love doesn’t come to you it has to be inside you.’ – Julia Roberts

‘The thing is that love gives us a ringside seat on somebody else’s flaws, so of course you’re gonna spot some things that kinda need to be mentioned. But often the romantic view is to say, ‘If you loved me, you wouldn’t criticise me.’ Actually, true love is often about trying to teach someone how to be the best version of themselves.’ – Alain de Botton

‘You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.’ – Courtney Thorne-Smith

‘True love lasts forever.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone.’ – Roxane Gay

‘True love bears all, endures all and triumphs! – Dada Vaswani’ – Dada Vaswani

‘I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ’s true love and forgiveness.’ – Michele Bachmann

‘It can only be true love when you enable your other half to be better, to be the person they’re destined to be.’ – Michelle Yeoh

‘True love, to me, is when she’s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep.’ – Justin Timberlake

‘My true love is the Lakers – once a Laker, always a Laker.’ – George Mikan

‘True love, especially first love, can be so tumultuous and passionate that it feels like a violent journey.’ – Holliday Grainger

‘Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you.’ – Tom Freston

‘I’ve been in love. I believe in destiny and true love.’ – Michael Sorrentino

‘Fairy tales are stories of triumph and transformation and true love, all things I fervently believe in.’ – Kate Forsyth

‘Considering that the blessed life we so long for consists in an intimate and true love of God Our Creator and Lord, which binds and obliges us all to a sincere love.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘None of us feels the true love of God till we realize how wicked we are. But you can’t teach people that – they have to learn by experience.’ – Dorothy L. Sayers

‘Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.’ – Rod Stewart

‘True love is forever.’ – Fabio Lanzoni

‘What the heck is true love? I remember feeling, back when I was 12 and ‘going’ with this girl, ‘Is this true love?” – Matthew McConaughey

‘It is so difficult in the world for people to find love, true love.’ – LaToya Jackson

‘I want true love, because I don’t have so much time, and I want to spend my time with the right girl.’ – Bill Kaulitz

‘I know the difference between true love and the love of my fans.’ – Gary Coleman

‘True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.’ – Bryant H. McGill

‘I’m looking for the unexplainable connection and spark – real, true love.’ – Rachel Lindsay

‘So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.’ – Isadora Duncan

‘True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability.’ – Monica Johnson

‘To good and true love fear is forever affixed.’ – Francois Rabelais

‘I think true love – love, wine and beauty, they better with age.’ – Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

‘It may be an old cliche, but I think true love will last; it has no end. But finding the right person is a very difficult thing.’ – Bruce Forsyth

‘Let the people who never find true love keep saying that there’s no such thing. Their faith will make it easier for them to live and die.’ – Wislawa Szymborska

‘We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.’ – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

‘I really love the togetherness in baseball. That’s a real true love.’ – Billy Martin

‘If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.’ – Katherine Mansfield

‘Pot Noodles are my true love because I don’t have to cook them. I have a ritual: take one pot noodle, add a teaspoon of chilli flakes and half of salt, plus all the seasoning it comes with.’ – Nadiya Hussain

‘The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.’ – Israel Zangwill

‘Acting is my true love. I would like to have been a serious actor, and I plan to in the next life. I’m gonna be Meryl Streep Rivers.’ – Joan Rivers

‘Before ‘Lost Boy,’ I was singing, doing six-second covers on Vine, working part-time and in school, but music was always my true love.’ – Ruth B

‘My favorite movie is ‘Imitation of Life.’ It’s just a true love story, and it really touched me.’ – Vanna White

‘There’s a part of me that will always believe that Angel is Buffy’s true love. That there will be a piece of her heart that will always be with him for the rest of her life.’ – Sarah Michelle Gellar

‘I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had and also the people I’ve had around me.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘The beautiful gift of my husband is that he saw me the way I’ve always wanted to be seen and there’s something really powerful to that. When you find true love I really believe that that’s what it is at its core.’ – Jeremiah Brent

‘Once the subject matter of rock n’ roll changed from cars and pop love songs to songs about really true love and the blues and death and mortality, this light bulb went off in my head and I went, ‘Oh, that’s what they’re doing. That’s kind of – that’s art.” – David Chase

‘Stars that shine bling in the moon night, might I find true love sqirreled away tonight?’ – Isabel Yosito

‘There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man – that is, the more divine – the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.’ – Miguel de Unamuno

‘You only need to look at Jane Austen to see how crossed wires can become a defining aspect of romantic life. Then again, if the course of true love ran more smoothly, it would have a terribly detrimental effect on our cache of love stories.’ – Mariella Frostrup

‘The love I have for my ex-girlfriends will always be there, so I think that’s true love.’ – Simon Cowell

‘However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.’ – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

‘True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things.’ – Stendhal

‘My brothers and sisters, true love is a reflection of the Savior’s love. In December of each year we call it the Christmas spirit. You can hear it. You can see it. You can feel it.’ – Thomas S. Monson

‘I guess in America we’re so sold on this ideal of the perfect, well-adjusted family that is able to confront any conflict and, with true love and understanding, work things through. I’m sure they do exist, but I never knew any of them.’ – Alan Ball

‘I keep saying this, and I truly mean this: I think that when you experience true love, it never really goes away.’ – Inbar Lavi

‘Catwoman is Batman’s one true love. She’s tremendously popular with women because she’s both a heroine and a villainess.’ – Julie Newmar

‘I’ve been able to learn a lot through diet and exercise, but I’ve got to tell you, it’s having true love in your life and somebody who has your back 24 hours a day that makes the difference.’ – Montel Williams

‘On ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ I wouldn’t care what I was playing – I would play a corpse, ’cause I love it that much. It is deep true love, and it will never die.’ – Taylor Swift

‘My true love is with amateur wrestlin;, that’s where I was born. I’ve always wanted to wrestle.’ – Kurt Angle

‘I love my husband very much. I knew it was real true love because I felt like I could be myself around that person. Your true, true innermost authentic self, the stuff you don’t let anyone else see, if you can be that way with that person, I think that that’s real love.’ – Idina Menzel

‘I do believe in one true love.’ – Michelle Dockery

‘If a film becomes successful, the actor is blamed for being commercial and not having a true love for movies. When we do serious films, we will be blamed for not planning our career properly. I believe that what one should do is to make good cinema and try to make it successful.’ – Nivin Pauly

‘Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.’ – Marshall McLuhan

‘If there is any country on earth where the course of true love may be expected to run smooth, it is America.’ – Harriet Martineau

‘Just because an individual in his 30s hasn’t found true love and, yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces you to be more particular. In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody.’ – Jeff Garcia

‘The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that’s it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.’ – Joan Chen

‘Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That’s why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.’ – Mortimer Adler

‘I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life – who I’m married to now – and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic.’ – Victoria Jackson

‘I’ve been so fortunate in my life that my family has never been jealous of my success. They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive. They shared in it.’ – Mike Krzyzewski

‘I’ve been writing songs since I was 14 years old, and that’s my true love.’ – Rick Springfield

‘I love true love, and I’m a woman who wants to be married for a lifetime. That traditional life is something that I want.’ – Ali Larter

‘I love acting. Acting is a true love of mine, acting and math. Although they are both creative, they use very different sides of your brain. And I love both. Acting is my first love, and that’s my main career, it really is.’ – Danica McKellar

‘I had a go at changing history – maybe not all by myself – I fought at the battle of Normandy, I slogged through the Ardennes, and I celebrated the liberation of Paris on the streets with beautiful French girls throwing flowers at me. I said good-bye to my first true love and discovered what I really wanted to do with my life.’ – LeRoy Neiman

‘Well, growing up in the ’90s, my first true love was ska music.’ – Ezra Koenig

‘I would like to say that I was inspired to write ‘Shiver’ by some overwhelming belief in true love, but here’s my true confession: I wrote ‘Shiver’ because I like to make people cry.’ – Maggie Stiefvater

‘I never take any commitment lightly, and I certainly don’t take my wife lightly. I never did and I never will. That’s permanent. That’s true love.’ – John Lydon

‘You don’t have to dumb down – you just have to find a clever, good, secure man. I’ve found a couple – I’ve been lucky – but it’s probably hard for everybody to find that true love of a good man.’ – Kimora Lee Simmons

‘True love that lasts forever… yes, I do believe in it. My parents have been married for 40 years and my grandparents were married for 70 years. I come from a long line of true loves.’ – Zooey Deschanel

‘I follow the Patriots, but the Steelers were my first and true love. I still have a ‘Terrible Towel.” – Nathaniel Philbrick

‘I always believed ‘The Fly’ to be a classic opera story. It’s a tale of love and death, true love surviving in the face of physical decay and ultimate sacrifice.’ – Howard Shore

‘If ‘Buffy’ the movie was the true love of my childhood, ‘Buffy’ the series quickly became the true love of my teenage years. It was everything I’d ever wanted in a show and more. ‘Buffy’ quickly became an obsession, and, shortly thereafter, became my gateway into an incredible, insane, indescribably wonderful new world: shared media fandom.’ – Seanan McGuire

‘In a lot of ways, if I were ambitious about anything – besides my career – I’d be ambitious about love. Ambitious in the sense that I really hope to find true love.’ – Sonam Kapoor

‘I know, being a father myself, what my interpretation of true love is, or the essence of love, and you can apply it to other things besides human beings.’ – Robert Stromberg

‘Is making a movie true love if you’re a creative person? It could be. But in my world, the importance of being a father and having kids and knowing that connection is true love. Making a movie is love.’ – Robert Stromberg

‘My true love is history, but I didn’t know how I could make a living at it.’ – Robert Zoellick

‘I am 39. I am single. I am a black woman. I have too many advanced degrees. Many a news story tells me finding true love is likely a hopeless proposition. Now is the time when I need to believe in fairy tales.’ – Roxane Gay

‘That first meeting – the one where the hero and heroine start the slow burn that takes the whole story to turn into true love – is the single most important part of the whole book. Nail it, and you’ve won yourself readers.’ – Sarah MacLean

‘I have a true love for the old style of Catskill comic. There’s a joy in discovering a bad joke… and then there’s the joy of delivering it like, ‘Isn’t this a hacky joke?” – Andy Kindler

‘Fairytales work on two levels. On a conscious level, they are stories of true love and triumph and overcoming difficult odds and so are pleasurable to read. But they work on a deeper and symbolic level in that they play out our universal psychological dramas and hidden desires and fears.’ – Kate Forsyth

‘At one point in the ‘Onyx Court’ series, I think during ‘In Ashes Lie’, I suggested that Lune might come to love someone else eventually. Which was me pushing back against the narrative trope that people only get one True Love in their entire lives – an idea I think is kind of pernicious – but in retrospect, I wish I hadn’t done it there.’ – Marie Brennan

‘You can’t really go into TV thinking, ‘Maybe I can make a few bucks doing this thing I’m only kind of interested in to support my one true love, which is prose fiction.’ I think you have to love what you’re doing to do it well.’ – Lynn Coady

‘Olivia Hussey from Zefferelli’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ makes the intense vulnerability of true love look magnificent.’ – Lauren Kate

‘Only a geek would say this, but my first true love was a game called ‘Wizardry’; that was the game that hooked me forever.’ – Curt Schilling

‘Snowden has demonstrated true love for his country. He has done something to improve the lives of people.’ – Jean-Michel Jarre

‘I’d love to do a love story. I’ve never done a true love story, which would be awesome. But then again, I don’t think I’ve had a true love story, even in my own life. Maybe that’s something I want to explore in my own life first.’ – Lucas Hedges

‘We’re brought up to believe in a fairytale-romance sort of way that true love is out there and true loves don’t care about what you look like and stuff, just what’s down inside. And that’s probably true, but what’s also true, sadly, is that true loves are very rare and very hard to find.’ – Mark Waid

‘Football is my true love. I played with boys until I was 11 and then for a girls’ club in Middlesbrough until I was 16.’ – Faye Marsay

‘Even if someone doesn’t like it, or just likes it for me, storytelling has been the one true love story of my entire life.’ – Kelly Marie Tran

‘I find theater terrifying. There are no do-overs, you know? It’s all happening live. You need to be in it 100 percent at any given moment, and the audience is right there. I’m really intimidated by theater, but it is my first true love. I love theater. I love that anxiety.’ – Rachel Brosnahan

‘We all love a bit of ‘true love conquers all,’ and when I started on ‘Poison,’ ‘Charm’ and ‘Beauty,’ that was one rule of the fairy tale formula that I didn’t want to break.’ – Sarah Pinborough

‘I’ve heard that the true love of country music is alive and well. That gives me so much hope and so much happiness.’ – Ashley McBryde

‘I loved reading ‘Anne of Green Gables’ and ‘Little Women’ and Jane Austen. Those were times when people really did have only one true love in their life.’ – Annaleigh Ashford

‘Professional wrestling is a beautiful yet cruel mistress. She will treat you well and treat you horribly, but outside of my family, it is my one true love.’ – Luke Harper

‘I think that true love, fairy tales, the positive messages of positive stories – I don’t think those ever die. Sometimes we like to hide them in sarcasm or irony, but they are still there, and they still move us.’ – Jon M. Chu

‘I hope my music can help many nations all over the world see that the true things come out of the earth, and then they go back into the earth. But the true love you have to find within yourself and learn to respect one another from nation to nation.’ – Charles Bradley

”Mister’ film is about the travel of a young and love-giving guy. He is born and brought up in Spain. He comes to India and gets into a trouble while trying to help someone. This story is about how he finds true love of his life.’ – Varun Tej

‘Though we love the big exposure, our true love and passion is for the intimate club shows.’ – Chad Gilbert

‘I believe you have three loves in your life and one true love. I really do.’ – Michael Sorrentino

‘I attract perfect beings whom I can love and will love me in return. God and Goddesses of Love guide me to find my true love.’ – Walter Mercado

‘When I was younger, I inhaled books, and reading has always been my one true love.’ – Rosie Jones

‘The first play I was ever in was ‘Cinderella,’ a children’s production in Los Angeles when I was only 8. It was strictly a children’s show which played weekends for about a year and which included such songs as ‘Long Ago and Far Away’ and ‘True Love.” – Judy Norton

‘The stuff Lindsey does for me shows her true love. I hope she knows I’d do the same for her – even if I’d do a much worse job.’ – Rob Burrow