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To love someone unconditionally is the purest form of love.

It's not easy, of course. What it means to love someone unconditionally is when one expects nothing in return from the one they love.

Still, one can really love someone unconditionally like when parents or pets love someone. But when it comes to expressing such love in words, it's not really possible, but we're sure that these unconditional love quotes, such as unconditional love for child quotes and more, that we have here can help you if you're trying to.

For more such quotes, check out agape love quotes and forever love quotes.

Family Unconditional Love Quotes

Want to know what true love is? It's the love of family. We have this list of quotes about a mother's love, and quotes about loving children unconditionally.

1. "Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them."

- 'The Picture Of Dorian Gray', Oscar Wilde, 1890.

2. "A Mother's love is something

that no one can explain,

… It is patient and forgiving

when all others are forsaking".

- 'A Mother's Love', Helen Steiner Rice.

3. "It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful".

- 'Matilda', Roald Dahl, 1988.

4. "No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us".

- 'The Inner Circle', Brad Meltzer, 2011.

5. "…love as powerful as your mother's for you leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever."

- 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone', J.K. Rowling, 1997.

6. "I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child".

- 'Operating Instructions: A Journal Of My Son's First Year', Anne Lamott, 1993.

7. "Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents".

- Abraham Lincoln, 'The Lincoln Treasury', Caroline Thomas Harnsberger, 1950.

8. "Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it".

- 'Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer Of The Sisterhood', Ann Brashares, 2007.

9. "There's nothing like your mother's sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears".

- 'Confessions Of A Shopaholic', Sophie Kinsella, 2000.

10. When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.

- 'For One More Day', Mitch Albom, 2006.

11. "A father's goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother's goodness deeper than the sea".

- Japanese Proverb.

12. "What it's like to be a parent: It's one of the hardest things you'll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love".

- 'The Wedding', Nicholas Sparks, 2003.

13. "Unconditional love is what a child should expect from a parent even though it rarely works out that way".

- 'Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?', Jeanette Winterson, 2011.

14. "The love a parent has for a child, there's nothing else like it. No other love so consuming".

- 'City Of Ashes', Cassandra Clare, 2008.

Love Unconditionally Quotes

Here we have some 'I love you unconditionally' quotes that can act as a replacement for the phrase, and that are unconditional love quotes for her and him and also quotes about the unconditional love that exists in relationships.

15. "Love may be harder to find in some people, but when they do love you know it must be something marvelous".

- 'Killosophy', Criss Jami, 2015.

16. "Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being".

- 'Be Love Now: The Path Of The Heart', Rameshwar Das, 2010.

17. "This fire that we call Loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls".

- 'Elemental: The Power Of Illuminated Love', Aberjhani, 2008.

18. "Unconditional love is an illogical notion, but such a great and powerful one."

- 'The Year Of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest To Follow The Bible As Literally As Possible', A.J. Jacobs, 2007.

19. "If love is blind, then maybe a blind person that loves has a greater understanding of it".

- 'Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile', Criss Jami, 2011.

20. "The Saint finds her true reason for living in unconditional love and in her ability to give without asking anything in return".

- 'The Witch of Portobello', Paulo Coelho, 2006.

21. "The strength of a good friendship that goes the distance will be unconditional love".

- 'How To Maximise Your Life', Brian Houston, 2013.

22. "Only love that continues to flow in the face of anger, blame, and indifference can be called love. All else is simply a transaction".

- 'The Love Mindset: An Unconventional Guide to Healing and Happiness', Vironika Tugaleva, 2013.

23. "There must be a stronger foundation than mere friendship … Unconditional love, agape love, will not be swayed by time or circumstances".

- 'The Love Dare', Stephen Kendrick, 2008.

24. "The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional".

- 'The Love Dare', Stephen Kendrick, 2008.

25. "True love is unconditional. And if it is a 'Conditions Apply' scenario, then it isn't true love. It is as good as a mutual fund…"

- 'Can Love Happen Twice?', Ravinder Singh, 2011.

26. "To love without need or without expectation of restitution, that is how we ought to love".

- 'Killosophy', Criss Jami, 2015.

27. "Unconditional love is hard to compete with".

- 'Because of Low', Abbi Glines, 2012.

28. "When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable".

- 'The Intern', Jess C. Scott, 2010.

Quotes About Unconditional Love For God

God loves us without expecting anything in return from us. Here are some quotes on love of God and for God that'll help understand the love of the Almighty more.

29. "There’s no place too dark for God’s light to penetrate and no heart too difficult to be set aflame by His love".

- 'The Approaching Darkness', Sammy Tippit, 2014.

30. "Riches take wings, comforts vanish, hope withers away, but love stays with us. Love is God".

- 'Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ', Lew Wallace, 1880.

31. "Thus, to understand love we must understand the One that is the Source of true Love: God".

- 'The Fruits of the Holy Spirit', Michael Caputo, 2019.

32. "God, in his infinite wisdom understands, loves, and cares for all of us".

- 'Prayer', Oliver Powell.

33. "When the Bible speaks of God’s love for us and the kind of love we are to have for him and for other people, the word is always agape, signifying a commitment to act".

- 'God’s Power To Change Your Life', Rick Warren, 1990.

34. "Trusting God's grace means trusting God's love for us rather than our love for God".

- 'Prayer For Beginners', Peter Kreeft, 2000.

35. "It's not about finding ways to avoid God's judgment and feeling like a failure if you don't do everything perfectly. It's about fully experiencing God's love and letting it perfect you".

- 'The Power Of A Praying Woman', Stormie Omartian, 1997.

36. "Christmas is the perfect time of the year to introduce your child to God’s deep and marvelous love".

- 'Keep The Happy In Your Holidays', Cherie Lowe, 2014.

37. "When we come to an understanding of how much [God] loves us, we'll be able to truly trust Him no matter what circumstances come our way".

- 'Pressing On: Hope For The Weary', Kristin Reeg, 2010.

38. "If you have never known the power of God's love, then maybe it is because you have never asked to know it".

- 'The Magnificent Defeat', Frederick Buechner, 1966.

39. "We should be astonished at the goodness of God, stunned that He should bother to call us by name, our mouths wide open at His love".

- 'The Ragamuffin Gospel', Brennan Manning, 1990.

40. "Grace enables us to become the people we were meant to be. Many of us are tired of trying to live up to other people's expectations. It is a relief to discover that God loves us just as we are".

- 'Living In The Grace Of God', Rob Rufus, 1997.

41. "The nature of God’s love is unchangeable. Ours alternates all too readily. If it is our habit to love God with our own affection we shall turn cold towards Him whenever we are unhappy".

- 'The Spiritual Man', Watchman Nee, 1928.

Quotes On Unconditional Love For Country

Military trainer giving training to military soldier at boot camp

These are some quotes on one's unconditional love for their country.

42. "To love country means to rise above 'I am because I am.' It is to recognize that 'I am because we are'."

- 'The True Patriot', Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer, 2007.

43. "In love of home, the love of country has its rise".

- 'The Old Curiosity Shop', Charles Dickens, 1841.

44. "God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that anybody may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: 'This is my country!"

- Letter to David Hartley, Benjamin Franklin, December 4, 1789.

45. "A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory".

- 'A Cosmopolitanism of Nations', Giuseppe Mazzini, 2009.

46. "The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"

- 'Joys and Sorrows', Pablo Casals, 1974.

47. "Love your neighbor as yourself and your country more than yourself".

- 'Memoirs, 4: Correspondence and Private Papers', Thomas Jefferson, 1829.

48. "Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime".

-'The Zincali', George Borrow, 1841.

49. "There ought to be system of manners in every nation which a well-formed mind would be disposed to relish. To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely".

- 'Reflections on the French Revolution', Edmund Burke, 1790.

50. "And I wondered, not for the first time, what patriotism is, what the love of country truly consists of"

- 'The Left Hand of Darkness', Ursula K. Le Guin, 1969.

51. "Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart".

- 'Flight to Arras', Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 1942.

52. "Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands".

- Declaration of Sentiments, Boston Peace Conference, William Lloyd Garrison, 28 September, 1838.

53. "I fell in love with my country - its rivers, prairies, forests, mountains, cities and people. No one can take my love of country away from me!"

- 'The Rebel Girl: An Autobiography, My First Life (1906-1926)', Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, 1973.

54. "Every man has a map in his heart of his own country and that the heart will never allow you to forget this map".

- 'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency', Alexander McCall Smith, 1998.

Quotes For Unconditional Love For Pets

Pets always love you unconditionally and they're not expecting anything in return from you either. So, here's a few quotes on your life's greatest gift that you're going to love.

55. "My philosophy when it came to pets was much like that of having children: You got what you got, and you loved them unconditionally regardless of whatever their personalities or flaws turned out to be".

- 'Homer's Odyssey', Gwen Cooper, 2009.

56. "Love of animals is a universal impulse, a common ground on which all of us may meet. By loving and understanding animals, perhaps we humans shall come to understand each other".

- Louis J. Camuti.

57. "Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals 'love' them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more".

- 'Circle Of The Seasons', Edwin Way Teale, 1953.

58. "The intuitive connection children feel with animals can be a tremendous source of joy. The unconditional love received from pets, and the lack of artifice in the relationship, contrast sharply with the much trickier dealings with members of their own species".

- 'The Ape And The Sushi Master', Frans de Waal, 2001.

59. "Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it".

- 'Simple Times: Crafts For Poor People', Amy Sedaris, 2010.

60. "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself".

- Josh Billings.

61. "Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled".

- 'The Brothers Karamazov', Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1880.

62. "…love for all living creatures, the most noble attribute of man".

- 'The Descent Of Man', Charles Darwin, 1871.

63. "Many people can listen to their cat more intelligently than they can listen to their own despised body. Because they attend to their pet in a cherishing way, it returns their love".

- Marion Woodman, 1985.

64. "Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day. It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives".

- 'Marley And Me: Life And Love With The World's Worst Dog', John Grogan, 2005.

65. "Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage".

- 'Under Dispute', Agnes Repplier, 1924.

66. "Animals are just pure … You can get aggravated with your pets and yell at them, but in a matter of minutes they are licking your hand again in love".

- 'All Pets Go To Heaven: The Spiritual Lives Of The Animals We Love', Sylvia Browne, 2009.

67. "Our pets are the kids who never leave home … Their presence in times of upheaval and transition acts as a touchstone … the certainty of a love that can get you through".

- 'Ever By My Side: A Memoir In Eight (Acts) Pets', Nick Trout, 2011.

68. "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened".

- Anatole France.

Unconditional Love For Nature Quotes

God's other greatest gift to us is nature and if you know what love of nature is then you're going to love these quotes.

69. "I am the lover of uncontained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages".

- 'Nature', Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1836.

70. "When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect".

- 'A Sand County Almanac', Aldo Leopold, 1949.

71. "Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see her. If one really loves nature, one can find beauty everywhere".

- 'Ever Yours. The Essential Letters',Vincent Van Gogh, 2014.

72. "The artist is an interpreter of Nature. People learn to love Nature through pictures. To the artist, nothing is in vain; nothing beneath his notice".

- 'W.M. Hunt Talks About Art', William Morris Hunt, 1978.

73. "A man could be a lover and defender of the wilderness without ever in his lifetime leaving the boundaries of asphalt, powerlines, and right-angled surfaces".

- 'Desert Solitaire', Edward Abbey, 1968.

74. "Nature never did betray

The heart that loved her".

- 'Lines Composed A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey', William Wordsworth, 1798.

75. "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you".

- Frank Lloyd Wright, 'The Wright Style', Carla Lind, 1992.

76. "Try to walk as much as you can, and keep your love for nature, for that is the true way to learn to understand art more and more".

- 'Ever Yours. The Essential Letters',Vincent Van Gogh, 2014.

77. "We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature's greatest healers".

- 'The Red Man's Continent', Ellsworth Huntington, 1919.

78. "Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year".

- 'Waking Up In Black And White', Chad Sugg, 2015.

79. "I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons".

- 'Nature', Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1836.

80. 'A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text".

- 'Nature', Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1836.

81. "The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth".

- 'Desert Solitaire', Edward Abbey, 1968.

82. "There is a rapture on the lonely shore,

There is society where none intrudes,

By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:

I love not Man the less, but Nature more".

- 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage [There is a pleasure in the pathless woods]', George Gordon Byron.

Unconditional Love Quotes For One's Work And Passion

If you can say 'I love you unconditionally' about your everyday work then you're going to love these quotes that are just perfect for you.

83. "I have to face life with a newly found passion. I must rediscover the irresistible will to learn, to live and to love".

- 'The Music Of Silence', Andrea Bocelli, 1999.

84. "No great work can be achieved by humbug. It is through love, a passion for truth, and tremendous energy, that all undertakings are accomplished".

- 'Epistles: Second Series', Swami Vivekananda.

85. "If you love your work, you'll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you - like a fever".

- 'Sam Walton: Made In America', Sam Walton, 1992.

86. "Love turns work into rest".

- 'The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila: Volume 1', Teresa of Avila, 1976.

87. "If you don’t love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion".

- Mia Hamm.

88. "If you love your work, if you enjoy it, you're already a success".

- 'Living An Abundant Life: Inspirational Stories From Entrepreneurs Around The World', Jack Canfield, 2009.

89. "The opposite of fear is love - love of the challenge, love of the work, the pure joyous passion to take a shot at our dream and see if we can pull it off".

- 'Do The Work: Overcome Resistance And Get Out Of Your Own Way', Steven Pressfield, 2011.

90. "And what is it to work with love? … It is to charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit, …Work is love made visible".

- 'The Prophet', Kahlil Gibran, 1923.

91. "The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them".

- 'Little Women', Louisa May Alcott, 1868.

92. "She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second".

- 'The Notebook', Nicholas Sparks, 1996.

93. "I should one day like to show by my work what such an eccentric, such a nobody, has in his heart. That is my ambition, based less on resentment than on love in spite of everything, based more on a feeling of serenity than on passion".

- 'Ever Yours. The Essential Letters', Vincent Van Gogh, 2014.

94. "Farmers farm for the love of farming. They love to watch and nurture the growth of plants. They love to live in the presence of animals. They love to work outdoors. They love the weather, maybe even when it is making them miserable".

- 'Bringing It To The Table: On Farming And Food', Wendell Berry, 2009.

95. "There comes a time that every obstacle may stand against you; it takes your love to keep you on track with what you are passionate about pursuing".

- 'Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!', Israelmore Ayivor, 2014.

96. "The saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand".

- 'Dear John', Nicholas Sparks, 2006.

Self Unconditional Love Quote

The way love can last a lifetime is if we also love ourselves. Here are some quotes on unconditional self-love that'll fill you up with love.

97. "A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else".

- '1Q84', Haruki Murakami, 2011.

98. "All the passions die with the years; self-love alone never dies".

- 'A Thousand Flashes Of French Wit, Wisdom, And Wickedness', Voltaire, 1880.

99. "He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals".

- 'Poor Richard's Almanack', Benjamin Franklin, 1739.

100. "Self-love is the source of all our other loves".

- 'Titus And Berenice', Pierre Corneille, 1670.

101. "How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you".

- 'Milk And Honey', Rupi Kaur, 2014.

102. "Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin

As self-neglecting".

- 'Henry V', William Shakespeare, 1599.

103. "The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good".

- 'Bishop Butler's Ethical Discourses', Joseph Butler, 1855.

104. "Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror".

- 'Question Your Thinking, Change The World', Byron Katie, 2010.

105. "People who love themselves come across as very loving, generous and kind; they express their self-confidence through humility, forgiveness and inclusiveness".

- 'Living With Joy: Keys To Personal Power And Spiritual Transformation', Sanaya Roman, 2005.

106. "If you have the ability to love, love yourself first".

- Charles Bukowski.

107. "Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love".

- 'Centuries of Meditations', Thomas Traherne, 1960.

108. "Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives".

- 'Mirror Work: 21 Days To Heal Your Life', Louise Hay, 2016.

109. "I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do".

- 'Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution', Brené Brown, 2015.

110. "Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends".

- 'Journey Through The Power Of The Rainbow: Quotations From A Life Made Out Of Poetry', Aberjhani, 2014.

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