English is the language of Hollywood and its romantic films, great authors of the periods romantic and Victorian as Jane Austen, as well as large love songs, from Elvis to Ed Sheeran. She could well be seen as a serious competitor under language of love !
You may be in love right now and looking for a happy love quote to declare your love to your beloved? Or even a quote of eternal love who will forever be the symbol of your story in the form of a tattoo?
Conversely, maybe do you have the Broken Heart and need a small dose of emotion to revive memories that you cherish with lost love quotes.
Whatever the reason that brought you here, these love quotes in English translated into French will give you the opportunity to learn new idiomatic expressions, will show you the use of wordsand I'm sure you'll fall in love with the English language.
Let's start with some brief love quotes from the classical literature, from Shakespeare to Jane Austen, to J.K. Rowling:
Actually that's my secret – I'm not going to talk about you anybody.
"In fact, it's my secret: I can not even talk about you to anyone because I do not want more people to know how wonderful you are. "
– F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is the Night
If you are not too long, I will be here for you all my life.
"If you do not take too much time, I'll wait here for you all my life. "
– Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
"If I loved you less, I could talk more about it. "
– Jane Austen, Emma
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
"One morning without you is a diminished dawn. "
– Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson
I love her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
"I loved him despite the reason, despite the promises, despite the tranquility, despite the hope, despite the happiness, despite all the discouragements that could assail me. "
– Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
He's more myself than I am. Some of our souls are made of, and the mine is the same.
"He is more me than I am. Whatever our souls are, his and mine are the same. "
– Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights (The Highlands of Stormwind)
Love looks with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
"Love does not see with the eyes, but with the soul; and that's why the Cupid winged is painted blind. "
– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Dream of a Summer Night)
It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.
"It had been love at first sight, the fatal blow, love ad vitam eternam. "
– Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
Dumbledore watched her fly away, and her eyes flicked back to Snape, and her eyes were full of tears.
After all this time?
Always, "said Snape.
Dumbledore watched her go away and when the officer's light faded, he turned back to Snape, his eyes full of tears.
After all this time ?
Always, says Snape. "
– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)
The cinema and Hollywood in particular have provided us with fantastic stories of all kinds and, with them, scenes of pure happiness.
If the list of romantic quotes in movies may seem infinite, some of them have become even more famous than the film itself, thanks to the immense talent of the actors who have gave life to these replicas.
We can say that the romantic ideal has been pushed ever further by these great immortal characters. Here are some of these cinematic love quotes which will remain in the annals:
Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in one of the most famous scenes of the Hollywood classic
You should be kissed by someone who knows how.
"You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how. "
– Rhett Butler, Gone With the Wind (Gone with the wind) (1939)
Robin Williams inspires a group of teenagers in "Dead Poets Society"
Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.
"Medicine, commerce, law, industry are noble pursuits, and are necessary to secure life. But poetry, beauty, love, adventure is in fact why we live. "
– John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder in "Dracula"
I have crossed oceans of time to find you.
"I crossed oceans of eternity to find you. "
– Count Dracula, Dracula (1992)
Tom Hanks and his analysis of human existence in "Forrest Gump"
I miss you, Jenny. If there's anything you need, I will not be far away.
"I miss you, Jenny. If you need anything, I will never be very far away. "
– Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Leonardo DiCaprio says his last words to Kate Winslet in "Titanic"
Winning that ticket, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me … it brought me to you.
"Winning this trip, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me … it took me to you. "
– Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Nicolas Cage on his lost love in "City of Angels"
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss of her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it. One.
"I'd rather have known a single whiff of the scent of her hair, a single kiss on her lips, a single caress in her hand … than an eternity without her, for a moment. "
– Seth, City of Angels (1998)
The very candid moment between Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts in Notting Hill
After all … I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.
"You know … I'm also a girl, who is in front of a boy, and asks him to love him. "
– Anna Scott, Notting Hill (Love at Notting Hill) (1999)
A beautiful example of family love in "Finding Nemo"
Because when I look at you, I can feel it. And I look at you and I'm home.
"It's enough that I look at you so that it comes back, it's enough that I look at you in the eyes, I feel … at home"
– Dory, Finding Nemo (The World of Nemo)
The forbidden love of Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger in "Brokeback Mountain"
I wish I knew how to quit you.
"I wish I knew how to leave you. "
– Jack Twist, Brokeback Mountain (2005)
The blossoming love between Logan Lerman and Emma Watson in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
We accept the love we think we deserve.
"We accept the love we think we deserve. "
– Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
The infinite love of Shailene Woodley by Ansel Elgort in "The Fault in Our Stars"
You've gotten me forever, I'm eternally grateful.
"You gave me an eternity in a limited number of days, and I'm happy. "
– Hazel Grace Lancaster, The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
James Garner evaluates the love of his life in "The Notebook"
I am no one special, I have a common life. There are no monuments, but in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who ever lived. I have loved another with all my heart and soul, and for me, that has always been enough.
"I do not have anything extraordinary. From that, I'm sure. I am an ordinary man, with ordinary thoughts, and I have led an ordinary life. No monument will be erected to my memory, and my name will soon be forgotten. But I loved a being with all my heart, with all my soul. And, for me, that's enough to fill a life. "
– Noah, Jr., The Notebook (Never Forget) (2014)
The Forgotten Love of Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind".
I could die right now, Clem. I'm just … happy. I've never felt that before. I'm just exactly where I want to be.
I can die now, Clem. I know … happiness. I had never experienced that before. I am exactly where I want to be. "
– Joel Barish, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Some artists seem to have the ability to say effortlessly how we feel. There are times when there is no need to add anything to their words; they perfectly reflect our feelings and become the soundtrack of our history. Here are some of these song of love and their translation:
'Cause, honey your soul could never grow old, it's evergreen and, baby, your smile forever in my mind and memory.
"Because darling your soul will never grow old, it has eternal youth and, baby, your smile is forever in my mind and memory. "
– Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud · lyrics
I feel wonderful because I see the love light in your eyes. And the wonder of it all That you just do not realize how much I love you.
"I feel extraordinary because I see the light of love in your eyes. And the wonderful thing about all of this is that you do not realize how much I love you. "
– Eric Clapton, Wonderful tonight · lyrics
Yours was the first face that I saw. I think I was blind before I put you.
"Your face is the first I've seen. I think I was blind before meeting you. "
– Bright eyes, First day of my life · lyrics
And when you smile, you're amazing, just the way you are.
"And when you smile, the whole world stops and admires you for a moment, because you are amazing, just as you are. "
– Bruno Mars, Just The Way You Are · lyrics
Maybe I do not know that much, but I was so much loved. I was loved by you.
"I may not know much, but I'm at least sure of one thing, I was blessed because you loved me. "
– Celine Dion, Because You Loved Me · lyrics
I could make you happy, make your dreams come true. Nothing that I would not do. Go to the ends of the earth for you to make you feel my love.
"I could make you happy, fulfill your dreams. There is nothing I would not do. Go to the end of the world for you so that you feel my love. "
– Bob Dylan, Make You Feel My Love lyrics
Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.
"Because my whole being loves everything about you. Love your curves and all your contours, all your perfect imperfections. "
– John Legend, All Of Me · lyrics
Something in the way she catches me like no other lover, something in the way she woos me.
"Something in her way of moving attracts me like no other lover, something in her way of seducing me. "
– The Beatles, Something · lyrics
Remember those walls I built? Well, baby, they're tumbling down and they did not even put up a fight, they did not even make a sound.
"Do you remember those walls I built? Well, baby, they're falling apart and they did not even try to resist, they did not even make a single noise. "
– Beyonce, Halo · lyrics
I got your eyes on you, you're everything that I see, I want your hot love and emotion, endlessly. I can not get over you, you left your mark on me.
"My eyes are on you, I see only you, I want all your love and your emotions, forever. I can not forget you, you left your mark on me. "
– Drake, Hold On, We're Going Home · lyrics
Here is a sample of the most beautiful romantic quotes of all time. These stories of impossible loves or lost loves can be a little sad, but ultimately their intensity must be inspiring. As William W. Purkey puts it:
You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, you're never going to be hurt,
"You have to dance as if no one is looking at you, to love as if you were never going to suffer, to sing as if no one was listening, and to live like heaven on earth. "
If these quotes from movies, songs and novels have aroused your interest in the subject, then take a look at these other sources to go further in your quest for love … or your quest for English 🙂
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On the English or bilingual Web:
- Goodreads · In short, it's the social network of readers. You will find not only more immortal love quotes, but you can also use this tool to organize your reading and discover great authors to suit your reading tastes.
- IMDB · This tool offers a complete catalog of film titles, quotes, casting and other fun facts about the seventh art.
- The ladybug · Here you will find a long list of songs and their translation with some notes when the lyrics are a bit complex.
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