If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration to help put your passion into words, you’ll want to check out these heartwarming lesbian love quotes. From literary lines to touching quotes from real lesbian couples, they’ll definitely give you all the feels. Put them in a card or just use them to get your own creative juices flowing.
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Inspiring Lesbian Love Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart
1. Revise the Script
“Cut the ending. Revise the script. The man of her dreams is a girl.”
From the 2003 young adult novel- Keeping You A Secret by Julie Anne Peters, a novelist who has written 20 novels, many which feature LGBT characters.
2. A writer who loves women
“I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write.”
By British novelist, Jeanette Winterson, who was chosen as one of BBC’s 100 Women in 2016.
3. Truly one of the best days
“It was truly one of our best days, completely awkward and human and beautiful. I’m married to my best friend and nothing has ever brought me more joy than that.”
By Brandi Carlile, a Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, talking about her September 15, 2012 wedding to Catherine Shepherd.
4. Women are beautiful
“I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.”
By Rita Mae Brown, activist, feminist and writer.
5. Then there’s completion
“I could say the same thing I’ve said in every relationship: I’m happy. But there’s happiness and there’s love, and then there’s completion.”-
From Ellen DeGeneres, actress, comedian and television host, talking about her love for Portia de Rossi. Definitely one of the most touching lesbian love quotes. Ellen sure has a way with words, doesn’t she?
6. She holds all the beauty
“When she lowers her eyes, she seems to hold all the beauty in the world between her eyelids; when she raises them, I see only myself in her gaze.”
By Natalie Clifford Barney, a novelist, playwright and poet.
7. In your eyes
“In your eyes I see myself become what I always dreamed I could be.”
From the 1969 historical fiction novel- Patience & Sarah by Isabel Miller, a novelist who was best known for her lesbian fiction novels.
8. A love story to last a lifetime
“You had to be willing to fight in order for a love story to last a life time.”
From the 2009 novel- The River: The Unsung Love Story by Cristina Marrero, a writer and intersectional advocate.
9. She makes me feel reappeared
“Instead of disappearing, she makes me feel reappeared. Reimagined. Her touch shapes me, draws out the boldness that had been hiding in my core.”
From the 2018 young adult novel- Girls of Paper & Fire by the New York Times bestselling author, Natasha Ngan.
10. It is Simply Love
“Being a lesbian means I have the opportunity to love what is uncommon and I’m okay with that. I do not cry myself to sleep or am upset by the life that I lead because of who I care about. Because I accept the fact that it is simply love.”
By YouTuber and personal life coach Jenna Embers (Lesbian Answers), which currently has 157,000 subscribers.
11. They possessed a miracle
“How was it possible to be afraid, when the two of them grew stronger together every day? And every night. Every night was different, and every morning. Together they possessed a miracle.”
From the 1952 romance novel- The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith, a novelist and short story writer. The 2015 romantic melodrama movie, Carol, is based on the novel.
12. At last, she was home
“Then they took the last step together, and when she kissed her, her mouth as warm as summer, the taste of her sweet and clear, she knew, at last, that she was home.”
From the 2009 young adult fantasy lesbian novel- Ash by Malinda Lo, a writer of young adult novels.
13. Everything about her
“It isn’t as simple as a fascination of the flesh. It’s everything about her that I love: her intelligence, her ambition, her talent, her sense of humor, her dependability, her kindness.”
From the 2013 romance novel- The Gravity Between Us by Kristen Zimmer, a freelance writer and editor.
14. You don’t say stop
“When you love someone, you are sure. You don’t need time to decide. You don’t say stop and start over and over, like you’re playing some kind of sport. You know the immensity of what you have, and you protect it.”-
From the 2014 young adult fiction novel- Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour, a bestselling author of young adult novels.
15. Infinite tenderness
“I have infinite tenderness for you. I always will. My whole life.”
By Emma, talking about Adele, from the 2013 French romance movie- Blue Is the Warmest Colour.
16. Animal passion
“No one has imagined us. We want to live like trees, sycamores blazing through the sulfuric air, dappled with scars, still exuberantly budding, our animal passion rooted in the city.”
By Adrienne Rich, an award-winning essayist, feminist and poet.
17. Now you are whole
“I think you know immediately. As soon as your eyes meet… Then everything that happens from then on just proves that you have been right in that first moment. When you suddenly realize that you were incomplete and now you are whole.”-
By Luce, talking about Rachel, from the 2005 romantic, comedy-drama movie- Imagine Me & You, starring Lena Headey and Piper Perabo.
18. An overwhelming love
“It was overwhelming to see Sara walk down the aisle looking so beautiful, it was so picturesque and so, so beautiful. It was perfect…I was overwhelmed with emotion and I wanted to cry.”
By Whitney Mixter, talking about her wedding to Sara Bettencourt. The couple starred on Showtime’s reality television series- The Real L Word.
19. A time-release love
“Every day I can’t believe it. It’s such a joy to have such a great lady and the beauty of freedom reveals itself to me in a time release fashion.”-
By Chely Wright, a country music singer and activist, talking about Lauren Blitzer, an LGBT rights advocate, who she married on August 20, 2011.
20. Forever and Please Don’t Go
“I named both of her eyes Forever and Please Don’t Go.”
Lyrics from the 2013 song- She Keeps Me Warm by folk singer, Mary Lambert.