“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.”

Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

“Love is the only word to describe what we’ve been through together.”

“I wish I knew how to quit you.”

BrokeBack Mountain by Annie Proulx

“Your love turns the dust of everday life into sparkles and glitter.”

“In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”

Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen

“I’ve never had a moment’s doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life.”

Atonement by Ian McEwan

You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.”

The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle

“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.”

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

“I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.”

Possession by A.S. Byatt

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“We are asleep until we fall in love!”

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

“He sweeps her hair back from her ears; he swings her above his head. He says she is his émerveillement. He says he will never leave her, not in a million years.”

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“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.”

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

“We’ve loved each other so long I’ve never been a man and not loved her.”

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

“You are sunlight through a window, which I stand in, warmed. My darling.”

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

“We might not always be perfect, but we are perfect for each other.”

“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”


Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare