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When we want to describe our feelings, words can sometimes escape us... If we aren't creative enough to write poetry or love letters, we can look at what others have written instead. One great quote can give you that wonderful feeling of "that's exactly what I wanted to say, but I didn't know how."
Sometimes, when we want to describe our feelings for someone else, our mind goes blank. If the muses have not graced us with the gift of poetry, we can always look at the quotes of writers and intellectuals to give a special touch to our declarations of love.
How many times have you read a quote and thought, “That’s exactly what I wanted to say, but I didn’t know how”? Here’s a list of our top 10 love quotes written in Spanish. Let’s practice!
Con la moral corregimos los errores de nuestros instintos y con el amor corregimos los errores de nuestra moral. —José Ortega y Gasset
(With morality we correct the mistakes of our instincts, and with love we correct the mistakes of our morals.)
Amar es despojarse de los nombres. —Octavio Paz
(To love is to undress our names.)
Para quien ama, nada es imposible. —Santa Teresa de Jesús
(For those who love, nothing is impossible.)
No ames lo que eres, sino lo que puedes llegar a ser. —Miguel de Cervantes
(Don’t love what you are, but what you may become.)
El amor es el único tesoro que no se saca con pico y pala. —Pedro Cruz López
(Love is the only treasure that is not dug up with a pick and a shovel.)
Si nada nos salva de la muerte, al menos que el amor nos salve de la vida. —Pablo Neruda.
(If nothing saves us from death, may love at least save us from life.)
El mayor error del ser humano es intentar sacarse de la cabeza aquello que no sale del corazón. —Mario Benedetti
(Humanity’s biggest mistake is trying to get something to come out of the head when it won’t come out of the heart.)
Lo único que me duele de morir es que no sea de amor. —Gabriel García Márquez
(The only thing that hurts me about dying is that it’s not from love.)
Enamorarse es crear una religión cuyo Dios es falible. —Jorge Luis Borges
(To fall in love is to create a religion whose god is fallible.)
¡Música! Melancólico alimento para los que vivimos de amor. —Julio Cortázar
(Music! Melancholy food for those of us who live on love.)