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Infatuation Quotes

Infatuation Quotes by Stephanie Coontz, Kristin Cashore, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Rachel Bloom, Tamera Mowry, William Shakespeare and many others.

For a century, women have binged on romance novels that encouraged them to associate intimidation with infatuation; it’s no wonder that this emotional hangover still lingers.
Stephanie Coontz
If she was suggesting she was too wise with the weight of her experience to fall prey to infatuation – well, the disproof was sitting before her in the form of a gray-eyed prince with a thoughtful set to his mouth that she found quite distracting.
Kristin Cashore
I think infatuation is like a garden. If tended and cared for, it grows into love. If neglected or abused it dies. The only way to have eternal love is to never let your heart forget what it’s like to live without it. -Vane
Sherrilyn Kenyon
For lack of a better word, I’ve let love and infatuation emasculate me.
Rachel Bloom
A lot of the time when people get married in the infatuation, it will go down. That is inevitable. The infatuation stage will not last forever.
Tamera Mowry
Love is familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.” –
William Shakespeare
The most striking fault in work by young or beginning novelists, submitted for criticism, is irrelevance–due either to infatuation or indecision. To direct such an author’s attention to the imperative of relevance is certainly the most useful–and possibly the only–help that can be given.
Elizabeth Bowen
Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.
Sylvia Plath
I am not in love with you,” she said. “It is an infatuation. I have heard of such derangements happening to elderly spinsters.
Loretta Chase
Infatuation is measured in pleasure. Love is measured in pain. Behold the value of pain!
Anthony Marais
I would love to be a voice in this maelstrom of chaos and obsessive celebrity infatuation that says, ‘Let’s talk about something that matters’.
Zachary Quinto
Infatuation’s just another word for not seeing clearly. When you start to love a person- that’s when they become real
Jodi Picoult
He who is infatuated with ‘Man’ leaves persons out of account so far as that infatuation extends, and floats in an ideal, sacred interest. Man, you see, is not a person, but an ideal, a spook.
Max Stirner
Faces come and faces go in circular rotation.But something yearns within to grow beyond infatuation.
Don McLean
You can’t truly love someone if you also love yourself, just as you can’t love someone if you are not honest with them and they with you – otherwise it’s just infatuation and desire.
Benjamin Stone
I grew up looking at the Grammys. It was a childhood infatuation with these people walking around with gold statues. I felt like they were the best, and that’s why I started working so hard.
It is easy to shield the outer body from poisoned arrows, but it is impossible to shield the mind from the poisoned darts that originate within itself. Greed, anger, foolishness and the infatuations of egoism – these four poisoned darts originate within the mind and infect it with deadly poison.
Albert Camus
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.
Jane Austen
Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams.
Sylvia Plath
Infatuation.First Love.Lust.My passion can be explained away.But this is sure: Whatever she touches, she reveals
Jeanette Winterson
I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy.
Sylvia Plath
They do not love that do not show their love.
William Shakespeare
After a semester or so, my infatuation with computers burnt out as quickly as it had begun.
Eric Allin Cornell
Compassionate love may be strong. It sobs, it burns, then it wipes away its tears – and it does nothing.
Alexander Herzen
You never knew this, but I was in love. Okay, infatuated, but it felt like love at the time.
Teresa Lo
They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.
William Shakespeare
Love is something that is very personal to each individual based on where they are in their lives. It fluctuates and changes over time. I think there is a massive differentiation between infatuation and love, but people tend to confuse the two.
Paul Wesley
The majority of romantic comedy movies have nothing to do with love, but everything to do with infatuation.
Matt Smith
Don’t divide the world into ‘them’ and ‘us.’ Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.
Donald Rumsfeld
I stalk about her door, like a strange soul upon the Stygian banks staying for waftage.
William Shakespeare
All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs.
Taye Diggs
He who can see truly in the midst of general infatuation is like a man whose watch keeps good time, when all clocks in the town in which he lives are wrong. He alone knows the right time; what use is that to him?
Arthur Schopenhauer
Moral self-infatuation has its own corruptions, after all. With time, almost every other principle of the magazine acquired an ironic echo, a sort of cackling aftermath.
Renata Adler
I don’t know if love exists, not the kind that keeps. I think love’s an infatuation that turns into a habit, because you can’t keep that passion going. You get used to people, and that’s death for me – I like to be surprised.
We choose those we like; with those we love, we have no say in the matter.
Mignon McLaughlin
I loved all the wrestling going on in the ring – I wouldn’t be into it as much if I didn’t care about that – but I always had an infatuation with the performers and the entertainers.
Enzo Amore
Infatuation was a good thing. It gave spice to life, and added to its enjoyment… But it was different from love. Love was worth everything, and couldn’t be exchanged for anything.
Paulo Coelho
All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs. Taye Diggs comes from Scott-taye. When I went to college I liked it because it was so different and I have an infatuation with nicknames.
Taye Diggs
All sorts of yayness floods my brain. Love is such a drug.
John Green
Violence isn’t always evil. What’s evil is the infatuation with violence.
Jim Morrison
When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.
J. K. Rowling
Love sees clearly, and seeing, loves on. But infatuation is blind; when it gains sight, it dies.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Purely sensual love is never true and lasting, for which reason first love is, as a rule, but a passing infatuation, a fleeting passion.
Richard von Krafft-Ebing
Love- the infatuation kind- ‘he’s so handsome, she’s so beautiful’- that can shrivel. As soon as something goes wrong, that kind of love can fly out the window.
Mitch Albom
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Taylor Swift
Addiction is the hallmark of every infatuation-based love story.
Elizabeth Gilbert
I think people know about my love for cars – my infatuation for cars.
Jabari Parker
The highest degree of love is Tatayyum (total enthrallment). The lowest degree is ‘alaqah (attachment), when the heart is attached to the beloved: then comes sabahah (infatuation), when the heart is poured out: then gharam (passion), when love never leaves the heart: the nashaq (ardent love), and finally tatayyum.
Ibn Taymiyyah
Infatuation is the language of a beautiful eye upon a sensitive heart.
Joseph R. Bartlett
Of course love is a force in life. People will go on falling in love forever. And more important, sexual infatuation will enrapture everyone. Otherwise, no babies!
Vivian Gornick
I was grateful for cereal — the only food that my tummy, riddled by pangs of infatuation, could handle.
Craig Thompson
You have now reached infatuation’s final destination—the complete and merciless devaluation of self.
Elizabeth Gilbert
He stares at me so darkly, so hungily that I can only nod. Agree. Of course, I feel it. “I do”, I admit.
Sophie Jordan
I don’t think love should make you feel uneasy. When you feel sick, I don’t think that’s love – that’s infatuation.
Alexa Chung
I was super brainy and a proper geek at school, but there would always be a boy. But that sort of obsession did turn me into a songwriter. My writing has always come from that feeling of infatuation.
Ellie Goulding
Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn’t all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you? Perhaps, it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity.
Henry Bromell
Perhaps you see, therefore, why I think taste must come before nutrition? Our infatuation for the quasi-scientific has left us easy marks for con men and tin fiddle manufacturers.
Robert Farrar Capon
My father never liked me or my sister, and he never liked our mother either, after an initial infatuation, and in fact, he never liked anyone at all after an hour or two, no, no one except a stooge.
Aram Saroyan
I do think it’s good to remember that childish things are made for children, and that, however pleasantly lurid the promise of a return to the clarity of childhood may be, an infatuation with the childish reveals only that one has failed to grow past it.
Lauren Faust
I know the difference now between dedication and infatuation. That doesn’t mean I don’t still get an enormous kick out of infatuation;: the exciting ephemera, the punch in the stomach, the
adrenaline to the heart.
Anna Quindlen
There’s a big difference between falling in love and being in love. There’s a big difference between infatuation and falling in love.
Phil McGraw
Young men of this class never do anything for themselves that they can get other people to do for them, and it is the infatuation, the devotion, the superstition of others that keeps them going. These others in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred are women.
Henry James
On Creating — What we crave, what we want to see in others eyes, is that servile expression, an unconcealed infatuation with our gestures.
Emile M. Cioran
Real, sane, mature love—the kind that pays the mortgage year after year and picks up the kids after school—is not based on infatuation but on affection and respect.
Elizabeth Gilbert
His crush went from exciting to depressing, as if he’d gone from the first blush of infatuation to the terminal nostalgia of a former lover without even the temporary relief of an actual relationship in between.
Lev Grossman
The course of true love never did run smooth.
William Shakespeare
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
Vladimir Nabokov
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare
There aren’t many irritations to match the condescension which a woman metes out to a man who she believes has loved her vainly for the past umpteen years.
Edward Hoagland
What she had realised was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.
Steig Larsson