95 Most Beautiful First Love Quotes

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When it comes to first love, everyone has their own story and own memories. While some might be lucky enough to hold onto that first love, others might have had their hearts broken for the very first time. No matter what your experience with first love was, there are certain quotes that just seem to perfectly sum up what it feels like.

Here are some of the best first love quotes and sayings that can commemorate and reminisce your first special moment.

Beautiful first love quotes

First romance, first love, is something so special to all of us, both emotionally and physically, it’s touches our lives and enriches them forever. — Rosemary Rogers

No, this trick won’t work… How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? ― Albert Einstein

One’s first love is always perfect until one meets one’s second love. — Elizabeth Aston

meaningful first crush quotes

Among all the many kinds of first love, that which begins in childish companionship is the strongest and most enduring: when passion comes to unite its force to long affection, love is at its spring; tide. — George Eliot

First loves were supposed to be flimsy and temperamental. They were supposed to burn bright and fade fast. They weren’t supposed to stick. They weren’t supposed to eat away at a man’s heart, his capacity for life. ― Alessandra Torre

The first love is a weapon that shoots a bullet to your heart, and when it hits, it becomes a flower and filters into your blood like pollen. — Chloe Thurlow

As we have explained, in first love the soul is taken long before the body; later the body is taken long before the soul; sometimes the soul is not taken at all. — Victor Hugo

First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time. — Honore de Balzac

first love quotes as phenomenon

The first love is something special for all of us, both emotionally and physically, since it touches our lives and enriches them. — Natalie Clifford

First love is an astounding experience and if the object happens to be totally unworthy and love not really love at all, it makes little difference to the intensity of the pain. — Angela Thirkell

Sad first love quotes

The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous. — Maya Angelou

I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say. — Daphne du Maurier

Jude remembered this pain. Every woman had felt some version of it: the end of first love. It was when you learned, for good and always, that love could be impermanent. — Kristin Hannah

sad and unrequited first love quotes

When you are betrayed by your first love, all the loves that come later seem suspicious. — M.F. Moonjazer

We break ourselves only to fit better into the wrong hearts. — Laura Chouette

First loves are often terrible, probably because they are first and there is no conscious history into which they may be absorbed. — Siri Hustvedt

I maybe had a first love and had my heart broken, but reflecting on it, I don’t think that was love. I think as I’m getting older and having more in — depth relationships, maybe I’ll experience it. At the moment, I don’t know, exactly, if I’ve been in love. — Selena Gomez

And in the end, I said you would love me. We’re in the end and there’s only one of us here. ― Dominic Riccitello

unrequited first love saying

You never forget your first love. It’s the most awful feeling in the world to love someone who can’t love you back. ― Marie Coulson

Love hurts and first love is painful. It’s like being burned in orange flames and then being thrown into ice water. — Chloe Thurlow

Short first love quotes

The first love, for love; the second, out of spite; the third, out of habit. — Alexander Dumas

The first love can break you, but it can also save you. — Katie Khan

Your first love is not the person to whom you give your heart, it is the first to break it. — Lang Leav

short love quotes and saying

A first love always occupies a special place. — Lee Konitz

Your first love is your first love. It cannot be analyzed, explained, nor forgotten. — Aisling Bea

The first love is loved more, but the others are loved better. — Antoine de Saint Exupery

My first love was my first favorite mistake. — Lauren Blakely

The first love consists of a little madness and a lot of curiosity. — George Bernard Shaw

short first love quotes and saying

The first love is dangerous when it is also the last. — Brainslav Nusic

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. — Dr. Seuss

A first love is something that lasts forever in your heart. It’s something that marks you. — Elodie Yung

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. — Benjamin Disraeli

We think of the first love as sweet and valuable, but as a dangerous condition. — Roger Ebert

First love is basically an attention span that lasts a lifetime. ― Nitya Prakash

Your first love isn’t the last but lasts forever. ― Faraaz Kazi

Nostalgic first love quotes to remember

My first love, I’ll never forget, and it’s such a big part of who I am, and in so many ways, we could never be together, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not forever. Because it is forever. — Rashida Jones

Like an old photograph, time can make a feeling fade, but the memory of a first love never fades away. — Tim McGraw

The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. — Rumi

If you think back to your first love, you always remember them and little things always remind you of them. — Naya Rivera

Your first love should be like your first dog. No matter how many come later, you never forget the first. — Peggy Toney Horton

Everybody has their first love. I think it goes back to being in love with the idea of being in love. Everybody wants love, and your first love is special. You’ve never experienced anything like that. It’s good to have a fond memory of it. — Meaghan Jette Martin

No one forgets their first love. You’re experiencing all those endorphins and all that dopamine and that obsession with one another for the very first time in your life, so it makes it that much more cute. — James Marsden

They say that your first love never dies. You can put out the flame, but not the fire. — Bonnie Tyler

The first love disappears, but it never goes away. Pain becomes reconciliation with oneself. — James Baldwin

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. — Dr. Seuss

First love quotes for him

A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man. — Charles Dickens

Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one. — Henry Louis Mencken

You always fall hardest the first time, don’t you? There’s no bottom to it. — Craig Davidson

A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them. — Henry Louis Mencken

Men always want to be a woman’s first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about these things. What (women) like is to be a man’s last romance. ― Oscar Wilde

A man is completely happy in his life on two occasions: just after meeting his first love, and just after leaving his last love. — Henry Louis Mencken

You can’t love anyone that way more than once in a lifetime. It’s too hard and it hurts too much when it ends. The first boy is always the hardest to get over, Haven. It’s just the way the world works. — Sarah Dessen

A man always remembers his first love with a special tenderness, although later he will only make him one more. — Henry Louis Mencken

A young man loves the first woman who flatters him. — Honoré de Balzac

The way he stared at her, like a blind man seeing the light for the first time, like a mother looking into the eyes of her newborn baby, like an explorer discovering a new divinci. — Twilight

First love quotes for her

Every young girl tries to smother her first love in possessiveness. Oh, what tears and rejection await the girl who imbues her first delicate match with fantasies of permanence, expecting that he at this gelatinous stage will fit with her in a finished puzzle for all the days. — Gail Sheehy

Woman’s happiness begins with her first love and ends about then. — George Bernard Shaw

I was so blessed. The first person I gave my heart to was an angel who plucked the feathers off his wings and built a nest for it. — Kamand Kojouri

There is something extraordinary about the first time falling. — Ally Condie

My first love was everything at the same time. The kind of love you fight for, the kind of boy you fight for. — Scott Spencer

No matter what the people say, I’m gonna love you anyway. Girl, you are my first love. — Anthony Hamilton

They say, when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true. What they don’t tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up. — Big Fish

In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove;
In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. ― Alfred Lord Tennyson

Since the first day I met you, that first glance at your eyes, the first time you told me you loved me, my life was changed forever, your love made me who I am today, your presence in my life inspires me to be better every day, I love you with all my senses. — Michael Hayssus

Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy. ― Laura Chouette

First love quotes to celebrate special moment

The first love adheres to your heart forever, no matter how much damage it has caused or how many tears it has made you fall, because it will never leave your soul. — Siva

You remember your first love because they show you, prove to you, that you can love and be loved, that nothing in this world is deserved except for love, that love is both how you become a person and why. — John Green

I remember how it felt to fall in love for the first time. You think you will never love like this again, but you do. — Jenny Han

My daddy used to tell me that the first time you fall in love, it changes your life forever, and no matter how hard you try, the feelin’ never goes away. — Nicholas Sparks

You can’t love someone that way more than once. The first man is always the hardest to forget. This is how the world works. — Sarah Dessen

Memory has always fascinated me. Think of it. You can recall at will your first day in high school, your first date, your first love. — Eric Kandel

Unforgettable first love memory is inevitable. — Fatih al-Katiri

I remember what it felt like to fall in love for the first time. You think you’ll never love like that again. But you do. ― Jenny Han

The first time you fall in love, it changes your life forever, and no matter how hard u try, the feeling never goes away. And no matter what u do, she’ll stay with you forever. ― Nicholas Sparks

It is neutral if you go under spell in your first love; but if it happens for a second time you have mistaken love with something else. ― M.F. Moonzajer

Sweet first love quotes

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. — Rumi

The future for me is already a thing of the past. You were my first love and you will be my last. ― Bob Dylan

It’s like, magical. There’s nothing like it. So I felt that and I just didn’t want to let it go. — Justin Bieber

I think a lot of people still fantasize about that first love and what might happen if they rekindled the relationship. – Sophie Kinsella

First love is ravaging — it just guts you in the most wonderful way, if you can see through it. — Noah Centineo

I love you. I can’t remember when I fell in love with you but very naturally, I had fallen in love with you before I knew it. The first time I met you, you were a strong and kind boy. You always protected me. — Makoto Shinkai

Sometimes we let the first love slip away, but this teaches us to take much more care of the second. – Claire Contreras

When the first time I saw you, when you have been totally stranger, suddenly, somehow everything completely disappeared and I realized that I found it… true love… From that moment nothing else matters. — Rati Tsiteladze

Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it. — E.A. Bucchianeri

Falling in love for the first time is like an instant realization of just how old your soul is. ― Jennifer Elisabeth

Quotes about first love

That’s what happens with your first love. It pierces a hole in the muscle and fiber, so you have no choice but to wear it like a birthmark. — Rebecca Tsaros Dickson

The first love is to show everything, leaving aside fears and doubts and seeing who you are in the eyes of another person. — Chloe Thurlow

You should never expect discretion from the first love: it is accompanied by excessive joy that unless it does not overflow, it will strangle you. — Alexandre Dumas

True love, especially first love, can be so tumultuous and passionate that it feels like a violent trip. — Holliday Grainger

It’s like trying to describe what you feel when you’re standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon or remembering your first love or the birth of your child. You have to be there to really know what it’s like. — Jack Schmitt

There is no love like the first. — Nicholas Sparks

The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away. — Nicholas Sparks

Something about first love defies duplication. Before it, your heart is blank. Unwritten. After, the walls are left inscribed and graffitied. When it ends, no amount of scrubbing will purge the scrawled oaths and sketched images, but sooner or later, you find that there’s space for someone else, between the words and in the margins. — Tammara Webber

The first love is the best and most focused of the erotic: the introduction of the adolescent to the complex world of adulthood. — J. Earp

When you are a teenager and discover first love, your whole life revolves around that and you open yourself up to him. — Patrick Dempsey

Final thought

Falling in love in the first time is truly a great thing that a lot of people have experienced for once in their life. You feel sentimental when thinking about them. There is happiness, puzzled, a bit obsessive about that someone special and often followed by your first heartbreak too.

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