Love Letters Quotes

Love letters possess a timeless charm that transcends generations, serving as heartfelt expressions of affection and intimate snapshots of a couple’s emotional journey. These written declarations, often laced with passion, longing, and vulnerability, offer a unique glimpse into the private world of lovers, encapsulating their deepest feelings and thoughts in a way that spoken words often cannot. Whether penned by famous historical figures or composed by everyday individuals, love letters remind us of the power of written words to convey complex emotions and forge deep connections between people.

In an age dominated by digital communication, the art of writing love letters may seem quaint, yet it retains a significant allure. Quotes extracted from these personal missives highlight the eloquence and intensity of love’s language, revealing the myriad ways people articulate their affection. Through these quotes, readers can explore the diverse spectrum of love expressed over the ages, from fiery declarations of undying passion to the tender, subtle expressions of companionship and care. Love letters and their quotes serve not only as a testament to individual relationships but also as a cultural artifact, reflecting the social norms, expectations, and emotional lexicons of their times.

I’ve written some love letters in my life, I can say. Casey Affleck

“Yes, dearest Vita: I do miss you; I think of you: I have a million things, not so much to say, as to sink into you.” ― Virginia Woolf

“I wish for so many things, Marty. I hope you understand what I’m trying to tell you. I love you, my dear Marty, and I always will.” ― Alex Diaz-Granados, Reunion: A Story: A Novella

“This is how you must imagine your letters arriving, and me carrying them off to read in peace, and saying ‘oh darling Virginia’, and smiling to myself, and reading them all over again. Whereas mine just come with the postman.” ― Vita Sackville-West

In 2001, the hard disk on my laptop crashed, and everything on it was lost. I’d been using the computer for two, almost three years, and had all my work on it – email, which was stored locally; photos; fragments of poems; presentations; sketches; ideas; love letters; everything. I lamented the loss to my friends and got lectured on doing backups. Caterina Fake

In 2004 after winning my first Olympic gold medal I was featured in magazines as an eligible bachelor. Soon after I started receiving unique and odd fan mail, mainly from female prisoners. I’ve gotten prison art and love letters throughout the years. Justin Gatlin

On ‘Love Letters’ I focused exclusively on sung music, creating a collection of songs that directly address heartbreak and its ensuing emotions in a way that instrumental music can only hint at. Anoushka Shankar

I feel ‘Love Letters’ has been part of a longer journey towards a very simple, international sound in which the sitar is no longer exotic or classical, but simply a tool of expression when juxtaposed with the voice and cross-genre elements. Anoushka Shankar

“But I wanted to tell you before I left how completely abjectly sorry I am for all the pain I have caused you and that if I die you were the one true love of my life. By the time you read this I will be gone but please know I am still always at your side….’ Yours forever Henry William Schoonmaker” ― Anna Godbersen, Envy

My husband wrote me love letters while I was on location in Canada and pregnant. They turned into being about food, and it turned it into a cookbook. He called it ‘The Tuscan Cookbook for the Pregnant Male.’ It was kind of genius. When I took it a book agent, he was like, ‘Men don’t buy cookbooks.’ Debi Mazar

“It’s hard writing a love letter when I’ve never been in love, but love letters aren’t really about love; they are about want, luring a future fantasy into the present, so you can feel it—between your fingers, against your lips. I have been looking at it all wrong. It isn’t about what I have but what I’m missing. Like a prayer that has no god to hear it. Everyone calls it love, but I think it’s something deeper, and the word “love” is just a placeholder.” ― Keith F. Miller Jr., Pritty

“Jack shook his head. ‘Books. What is it with women and books? My sisters were the same. They were always buying books for boys they fancied.’

When I read Andrew Motion’s biography, I wept. It’s something about the purity of the story and how fresh it was because of the love letters Keats wrote. Jane Campion

“I’ll tell you what I’m fighting for. Not for England, nor her allies, nor any patriotic cause. It’s all come down to the hope of being with you..” ― Lisa Kleypas, Love in the Afternoon

I believe the core of most of us women is very simple. We want to feel appreciated, acknowledged, and something as simple as flowers with a little note or some love letters goes a long way. Yolanda Hadid

Part of why making Pinwheel is so fun, is so exploding with possibility, is that a note, like a photo, can be a container for all kinds of things. It is the perfect social object. Stories, advice, jokes, diatribes, information, memories, facts, advertisements, love letters, grocery lists, and manifestoes can all be put into a note. Caterina Fake

Fans used to write love letters to me, but I havent had any marriage proposals. Tony Hadley

I’ve gotten a few love letters which I’m very fond of, thank you very much. Alex Hogh Andersen

“You are always new. THe last of your kisses was ever the sweetest; the last smile the brightest; the last movement the gracefullest. When you pass’d my window home yesterday, I was fill’d with as much admiration as if I had then seen you for the first time…Even if you did not love me I could not help an entire devotion to you.” ― John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

“Insurance Policy document is the Final love Letter from a Loving Spouse!” ― P. Anshu

On ‘Love Letters’, I focused exclusively on songs with lyrics, creating a collection of songs that directly address heartbreak and its ensuing emotions in a way that instrumental music can only hint at. Anoushka Shankar

I’ve written immense love letters that are supposed to be opened over days at a time. Cary Fukunaga

Ellie bent down and picked up the stone and put it on the table. ‘It’s like sending a love letter without having to write it yourself,’ she said softly.” ― Hazel Osmond, Who’s Afraid of Mr Wolfe?

A woman’s best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying. Lawrence Durrell

“If love is like a possession, maybe my letter are like my exorcisms” ― Jenny Han, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

What I should really like to do would be to take you to some absurdly romantic place, ― vain dream, alas! What with Leonard and the Press ― Besides, by romantic I mean Persia or China, not Tintagel or Kergarnec. Oh what fun it would be, and Virginia’s eyes would grow rounder and rounder, and presently it would all flow like water from a Sparklets siphon, turned into beautiful bubbles.” ― Vita Sackville-West

You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don’t light a match when you kiss me. Jon Bon Jovi

My number-one website is brainpickings.org. It opens you up to different authors and gives insights into the literary world. Reading about the love letters novelist Vladimir Nabokov wrote to his wife Vera blew my mind. Fascinating. Brie Larson

Mum used to hide love letters from my boyfriends and put me down. Now I understand that she was a Polish immigrant forced to settle in Chicago. She was jealous of the freedom life gave me. Ruby Wax

I don’t know how to write love letters. Frida Kahlo

“Vita comes to lunch tomorrow, which will be a great amusement and pleasure. I am amused at my relations with her: left so ardent in January – and now what? Also I like her presence and her beauty. Am I in love with her? But what is love? Her being ‘in love’ with me, excites and flatters; and interests. What is this ‘love’?” ― Virginia Woolf

I love Miranda Lambert; I think she’s wonderful. I love the song ‘Love Letters’ and ‘Famous in a Small Town.’ Patty Loveless

I save her marked-up manuscripts as an unluckier husband might save love letters. Will Allison

“Clive follows me all over the place. Have I been to bed with Virginia yet? If not, am I likely to do so in the near future? If not, will I please give it my attention? As it is high time Virginia fell in love.” ― Vita Sackville-West

When I really discovered who God was and had a firm relationship with him my junior year of college, I journaled constantly. All day long. I had boxes of journals. They were really just love letters to God, just thanking him and praying out loud and telling him my desires. Ainsley Earhardt

“A real love letter is made of insight, understanding, and compassion. Otherwise it’s not a love letter. A true love letter can produce a transformation in the other person, and therefore in the world. But before it produces a transformation in the other person, it has to produce a transformation within us. Some letters may take the whole of our lifetime to write.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Your True Home: The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh

I have written a lot of love letters to the people that I love in my life. It’s sweet to be able to keep that, like a tangible letter, and I want to give that to people. Lana Condor

Emily Johnson
Emily Johnson

Hello, I'm Emily, an American writer passionate about sharing insights and wisdom through captivating quotes.

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