You Can't Help But Fall in Love With 29 French Quotes About Love

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These French Quotes About Love Will Have You Smiling from Ear to Ear

Even if you don't speak it, French is a pretty language.

The following French quotes about love are so romantic, you'll want to drop everything and move to Paris to find your soulmate. Or at the very least, bring your soulmate to the city of love to learn a new language with each other. They are romantic, sweet, and beautiful. So even if you can't travel to the country of origin you can learn some French quotes about love below!

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French Quotes About Love

  • "L'amour est une rose. Chaque pétale une illusion. Chaque épine une réalité." - Love is like a rose. Every petal an illusion. Every thorn a reality.

  • "Aimer, c'est vivre; aimer, c'est voir; aimer, c'est être." - To love is to live; to love is to see; to love is to be.

  • "Le désir s'exprime par la caresse comme la pensée par la langage" - Desire is expressed by touch like thought is expressed by language.

  • "J'entends ta voix dans tous les bruits du monde." - I hear your voice in all of the world's noise.

  • "Une femme qui connaît sa valeur ne mendie pas l'amour." - A woman who knows her worth, does not beg for love.

  • "L'esprit s'enrichit de ce qu'il reçoit, le cœur de ce qu'il donne." - The spirit grows with what it receives, the heart with what it gives.

  • "L'amour, parfois, c'est aimer quelqu'un qui ne t'aimera jamais." - Love is sometimes loving someone who will never love you back.

  • "Je viens du ciel et les étoiles entre elles ne parlent que de toi." - I come from the sky, and the stars only ever speak of you.

Quotes in French About Love

  • "C'est cela l'amour, tout donner, tout sacrifier sans espoir de retour." - That is love, to give away everything, to sacrifice everything, without the slightest desire to get anything in return.

  • "Il n'est rien de réel que le rêve et l'amour." - Nothing is real but dreams and love.

  • "L'amour est comme le vent, nous ne savons pas d'où il vien." - Love is like the wing, we never know where it will come from.

  • "Entre deux coeurs qui s'aiment, nul besoin de paroles." - No words are needed between two hears in love."

  • "L'amour fait les plus grandes douceurs et les plus sensibles infortunes de la vie." - Love makes the greatest pleasure and most sensitive misfortunes of life."

  • "Tu m'appartiens." - You belong to me.

  • "En amour on pardonne mais on n'oublie jamais." - In love we forgive but we never forget.

  • "Si l'amour n'est qu'une illusion, alors qu'est-ce que la réalité?" - If love is nothing but an illusion, then what is real?

  • "Tes yeux, j'en rêve jour et nuit." - I dream about your eyes day and night.

  • "La vie ne vaut pas d'être vécue sans amour." - Life is not worth living without love.

French Quotes About Love and Life

  • "La vie est un sommeil, l'amour en est le rêve." - Life is a long sleep and love is its dream.

  • "Il faut s'aimer, et puis il faut se le dire, et puis il faut se l'écrire, et puis il faut se baiser sur la bouche, sur les yeux et ailleurs." - We must love, and tell, and then write each other about it, then we must kiss each other's mouth, and eyes, and elsewhere.

  • "Le seul vrai langage au monde est un baiser." - The only true language in the world is a kiss.

  • "Aimer, ce n'est pas se regarder l'un l'autre, c'est regarder ensemble dans la même direction." - Love does not consist in looking at each other, but rather in, together, looking in the same direction.

  • "Une femme est plus belle que le monde où je vis, et je ferme les yeux." - A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live, and so I close my eyes.

  • "La vie est une fleur dont l'amour est le miel." - Life is a flower of which love is the honey.

  • "On n'aime que ce qu'on ne possède pas tout entier." - We love only what we do not wholly possess.

  • "Entre deux cœurs qui s'aiment, nul besoin de paroles." - Two hears in love need no words.

  • "Vivre sans aimer n'est pas proprement vivre." - To live without loving is to not really live.

  • "On ne voit bien qu'avec le coeur." - We see well only with the heart.

  • "Mon coeur t'appartient." - My heart is yours.

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