My 39 French Love Quotes (Instagram Bio)

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My name is Louise, I’m French and I offer you a list of +39 French quotes about love.

These quotes are translated from French to English and vice versa.

Enjoy them and use them in the right circumstances ! 😉


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29 French Quotes About Love (with English translation)

I have manually selected the most beautiful French quotes about love :

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“Aimer, ce n’est pas se regarder l’un l’autre, c’est regarder ensemble dans la même direction.”

= “To love is not to look at each other, it is to look together in the same direction.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“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.”

Victor Hugo

“Oh ! si tu pouvais lire dans mon cœur, tu verrais la place où je t’ai mise!”

= “Oh, if you could read my heart, you would see the place where I have put you!”

Gustave Flaubert

“Entre deux cœurs qui s’aiment, nul besoin de paroles.”

= “Between two hearts that love each other, no need for words.”

Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

“Je viens du ciel et les étoiles entre elles ne parlent que de toi.”

= “I come from the sky and the stars between them speak only of you.”

Francis Cabrel

“Quand on est aimé on ne doute de rien. Quand on aime, on doute de tout.”

= “When you are loved you doubt nothing. When you love, you doubt everything.”


“Le prix d’Amour, c’est seulement Amour… Il faut aimer si l’on veut être aimé…”

= “The price of Love is only Love… You must love if you want to be loved…”

Honoré d’ Urfé

“Quand il me prend dans les bras, Il me parle tout bas, Je vois la vie en rose.”

= “When he takes me in his arms, He speaks to me softly, I see life in pink.”

La Vie en Rose by Édith Piaf

“L’amour fait les plus grandes douceurs et les plus sensibles infortunes de la vie.”

= “Love makes the greatest sweets and the most sensitive misfortunes of life.”

Madeleine de Scudéry

“L’amour est comme le vent, nous ne savons pas d’où il vient.”

= “Love is like the wind, we don’t know where it comes from.”

Honoré de Balzac

“C’est cela l’amour, tout donner, tout sacrifier sans espoir de retour.”

= “This is love, to give everything, to sacrifice everything without hope of return.”

Albert Camus

“Le cœur a ses raisons que la raison ne connaît point.”

= “The heart has its reasons that reason does not know.”

Blaise Pascal

“En sa beauté gît ma mort et ma vie.”

= “In her beauty lies my death and my life.”

Maurice Scève

“Une femme est plus belle que le monde où je vis, et je ferme les yeux.”

= “A woman is more beautiful than the world I live in, and I close my eyes.”

Paul Éluard

“Car, vois-tu, chaque jour je t’aime davantage, aujourd’hui plus qu’hier et bien moins que demain.”

= “For, you see, every day I love you more, today more than yesterday and much less than tomorrow.”

Rosemonde Gérard

“Il n’y a qu’un bonheur dans la vie, c’est d’aimer et d’être aimé.”

= “There is only one happiness in life, it is to love and be loved.”

George Sand

“Il n’est rien de réel que le rêve et l’amour.”

= “There is nothing more real than dreams and love.”

Anna de Noailles

“Amour veut tout sans nombre, amour n’a point de loi.”

= “Love wants everything without number, love has no law.”

Pierre de Ronsard

“La vie est une fleur l’amour en est le miel.”

= “Life is a flower, love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

“L’amour est un soleil qui fait fleurir toutes choses vivantes.”

= “Love is a sun that makes all living things bloom.”

Victor Hugo

“L’amour est la seule passion qui ne souffre ni passé ni avenir.”

= “Love is the only passion that does not suffer from past or future.”

Honoré de Balzac

“En donnant de l’amour, on finit par en prendre.”

= “By giving love, one ends up taking it.”

Proverbe français

“L’homme veut être le premier amour de la femme, alors que la femme veut être le dernier amour de l’homme.”

“Man wants to be woman’s first love; woman wants to be man’s last love.”

Oscar Wilde

“L’amour est un soleil qui fait fleurir toutes choses vivantes.”

= “Love is a sun that makes all living things bloom.”

Victor Hugo

“L’amour est un oiseau rebelle que nul ne peut apprivoiser”

= “Love is a rebellious bird that no one can tame.”

Georges Bizet

“L’amour est un sentiment qui ne se commande pas”

Love is a rebellious bird that no one can tame.


= “Love is a feeling that cannot be commanded.”

“L’amour est comme un papillon: il vole, il vole”

= “Love is like a butterfly: it flies, it flies.”

Alain Chamfort

“L’amour est aveugle, mais l’amitié ferme les yeux”

= “Love is blind, but friendship shuts its eyes.”

Théophile Gautier

“L’amour est ce qu’il y a de plus beau dans ce monde”

= “Love is the most beautiful thing in this world”

Léon Tolstoï

10 Short French Quotes About Love (With English Translation)

  • “L’amour est aveugle”= “Love is blind”
  • “L’amour n’a pas de frontières” = “Love knows no boundaries”
  • “L’amour est l’espoir qui ne se décourage jamais” = “Love is the hope that never fades”
  • “L’amour ne voit pas avec les yeux, mais avec le cœur” = “Love does not see with the eyes, but with the heart”
  • “L’amour est plus fort que la haine” = “Love is stronger than hate”
  • “L’amour est le plus grand des miracles” = “Love is the greatest of miracles”
  • “L’amour est un sentiment qui ne connaît pas de limite” = “Love is a feeling that knows no bounds”
  • “L’amour est plus fort que la mort = “Love is stronger than death”
  • “L’amour est l’arme la plus puissante = “Love is the most powerful weapon”
  • “L’amour est le seul qui rend la vie belle = “Love is the only thing that makes life beautiful”


La Vie en rose by Edith Piaf

One of the most beautiful French love songs :

People also ask about french quotes about love :

What are some French sayings about love?

Some examples what are French are sayings about love (with English translation) :

  • Je t’aime = I love you
  • L’amour est plus fort que tout = Love is stronger than anything
  • Tu me manques = I miss you
  • L’amour est aveugle = Love is blind
  • Sans toi, je ne suis rien = Without you, I am nothing
  • Tu es l’amour de ma vie = You are the love of my life
  • Je veux passer ma vie avec toi = I want to spend my life with you

What are famous French quotes?

Some famous French quotes (with English translation) :

  • Jamais 2 sans 3 = Never 2 without 3
  • Impossible n’est pas français = Impossible is not French
  • L’habit ne fait pas le moine = Clothes don’t make the man
  • La nuit porte conseil = The night brings advice
  • Mieux vaut être seul que mal accompagné = Better to be alone than badly accompanied
  • Tout est bien qui finit bien = All’s well that ends well

What is the most romantic word in French?

The most romantic word(s) in French (with English traduction) are :

  • Je t’aime = I love you
  • Je t’aime pour toujours = I love you forever
  • Je suis amoureux (se) de toi = I am in love with you
  • Je t’aime passionnément = I love you passionately.
  • Je t’aime à la folie = I love you like crazy.
  • Tu me manques = I miss you

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