70 Quotes About The Dangers And Excitement Of Forbidden Love

Forbidden love is just like the forbidden fruit in Adam and Eve’s garden. Out of reach and thus so exciting and dangerous. Something so out of reach must be so delectable, one might imagine.

Read our specially curated quotes and find out how other people feel and think about forbidden love.

Quotes About The Dangers And Excitement Of Forbidden Love

It was terrifying to love someone who was forbidden to you. Terrifying to feel something you could never speak of, something that was horrible to almost everyone you knew, something that could destroy your life. – Cassandra Clare

She caught her breath. He had said it-the words there was no going back from. – Cassandra Clare

If love be not thy chiefest motive, thou wilt soon grow weary of a married state, and stray from thy promise, to search out thy pleasures in forbidden places. – William Penn

An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause. – John Updike

rick riordan quote

Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong. – Rick Riordan

It is a wonderful subduer, this need for love-this hunger of the heart-as peremptory as that other hunger by which Nature forces us to submit to the yoke, and change the face of the world. – George Eliot

Never’s just the echo of forever. Lonesome as a love that might have been. Let me go on lovin’ and believin’ ’til it’s over. Please don’t tell me how the story ends. – Kris Kristofferson

pablo neruda quote

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul. – Pablo Neruda

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves. – Frederico Lorca

To ruin me would take just one word: witch. A whisper from one man to another. A curse upon my name, to be passed about the ship like a bottle of rum. A rumor that would surely end with my dead body being tossed into the sea. – Emma V. R. Noyes

Be mindful of forbidden love quote

Be mindful of forbidden love. It will have your brain thinking different things. It will make you forget right from wrong. – Rick Riordan

His hands are saying that he wants to hold her. His feet are saying that he wants to chase after her. He’s probably forgotten that I’m here, beside him. – Ai Yazawa

If you want to avoid getting in trouble, it’s always a good rule of thumb to check with your spouse before you start flirting with someone. – E. W. Howe

I couldn’t shake this feeling that I had uncovered more than something ordinary. – Nicole Gulla

Adultery is the most conventional way to rise above the conventional. – Vladimir Nabokov

melody lee quote

Her skin smells of vintage books and pale moonlight, exotic things, forbidden loves and rainy nights. – Melody Lee

We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us. – Francois Rabelais

No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful. –Marquis De Sade

Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfectecth it; but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it. – Francis Bacon

It is not the most lovable individuals who stand more in need of love, but the most unlovable. – Ashley Montagu

karina halle quote

Bitter always follows the sweet, especially when it comes to love. Especially when it comes to forbidden love. –Karina Halle

My last conscious thought was of my biggest mistake- not the boy beside me, but the one I could never have. –Jennifer L. Armentrout

Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined. – Katherine Anne Porter

He clung to her more tightly, knotting his hands in her hair, trying to tell her, with the press of his mouth on hers, all the things he could never say out loud: I love you; I love you and I don’t care that you’re my sister; don’t be with him, don’t want him, don’t go with him. Be with me. Want me. Stay with me. I don’t know how to be without you. –Cassandra Clare

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire. – Marcus Quintilian

julia quinn quote

She hated that she was still so desperate for a glimpse of him, but it had been this way for years. – Julia Quinn

Adam was but human— this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple’s sake; he wanted it only because it was forbidden. – Mark Twain

One reproaches a lover, but can one reproach a husband? When his only fault is that he no longer loves? – Madame de La Fayette

Do people always fall in love with things they can’t have?’ ‘Always,’ Carol said, smiling, too. –  Patricia Highsmith

How can you simply be friends with someone when every time you look at them, you’re thinking about how much more you really want. – Dawsons Creek

marcus quintilian quote

Forbidden love is exciting. When you are free to be together, it’s not as exciting. – Marcus Quintilian

Great passions, my dear, don’t exist; they’re liars’ fantasies. What do exist are little loves that may last for a short or a longer while. – Anna Magnani

Lying here with him, I realize love is so much more than silly words or actions. It is all-encompassing and unfathomable until experienced. It is darkness intertwined with light, good with evil. – Nancee Cain

One sided love lasts longer than any other type of love. – W. Somerset Maugham

There is a kind of love, the excess of which forbids jealousy. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

allan dare pearce quote

Having something forbidden is exciting, don’t you agree? – Allan Dare Pearce

Mind and night will meet, though in silence, like forbidden lovers. – Philip James Bailey

Lovable people are not the ones who need love. It’s usually the most unlovable people who look for love in bad places. – Ashley Montagu

It is better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be. – Brigitte Bardot

Forbidden love is like being addicted to something. It feels good at the time and gives you pleasure, but there’s no good that can come from it. – Tryon Edwards

francois rabelais quote

In life, we always want what we can’t have. – Francois Rabelais

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation. – E.W. Howe

I love him so very much, and he loves me. But we have to keep our love a secret from the world. I don’t know what to do, it’s breaking my heart. – Allan

But he knew better than anyone that the bruises ran deeper than the skin. They ran all the way to your soul and left permanent splinters in your heart. – Kathy Lockheart

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. – Mark Twain

kay knudsen quote

Love that we can not have is the one that lasts the longest, hurts the deepest and feels the strongest. – Kay Knudsen

We cannot force ourselves to love—or to withhold it. At best, we can curb our actions. The heart itself is beyond control. That is its power, and its weakness. – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Fate was cruel to play this trick on her, although if she were honest she knew she only had herself to blame. She had taken the chance and now she had to pay the price. – Emily Arden

My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can’t have and wanting what you shouldn’t want. And I shouldn’t want you. – Cassandra Clare

My eyes are tempted by the smile of an angel, and your lips whisper secrets of forbidden love. – Natasha Harvey

james patterson quote

What is worse to you? Is it worse to know you want something or that you can never have it? – James Patterson

Our forbidden love was never meant to survive. I had no idea life could be this hard without you with me. I see clearly now that we weren’t meant to be together. The love we have is a forbidden love. – John West

Because that was the problem with society. It cared too much about who you fell in love with but never about why. The why matters. – L.J. Shen

Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it. – James Patterson

miranda kenneally quote

When unrequited love is the most expensive thing on the menu, sometimes you settle for the daily special. – Miranda Kenneally

A man would rather see his lover dead than see her cheat on him. – Marquis De Sade

I think things that I shouldn’t. I dream things that I shouldn’t. I want things that I shouldn’t and it’s all because of one thing; I do care about you. – H.M.Ward

Thou shalt not commit adultery. – The Bible

abigail van buren quote

While forbidden fruit is said to taste sweeter, it usually spoils faster. – Abigail Van Buren

Even though we were never supposed to be together, I can’t be with anyone else, no matter the consequences. –Nicole Gulla

Adultery is not harmless. Someone always gets hurt. – Natalia Ginzburg

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end. – Tryon Edwards

dawsons creek quote

It’s hard to be friends with someone you want so badly. – Dawson’s Creek

Adultery is the application of democracy to love. – Henry Louis Mencken

He didn’t know what it was like, wanting something you could never have; how impossible it was to un-want it once you’d let the feeling in. – Katharine McGee

He was my addiction and once I got that taste of him I wouldn’t want to stop even if I was getting eaten alive with guilt for doing it. – Kailin Gow

When forbidden love can cost you everything, you should consider settling for something less risky quote

When forbidden love can cost you everything, you should consider settling for something less risky. – Miranda Kenneally

I’m just like you. I enjoy the forbidden fruits in life, too. – Mike Tyson

You wondered how you’d make it through. I wondered what was wrong with you. Because how could you give your love to someone else, yet share your dreams with me? Sometimes the only thing you’re looking for, is the one thing you can’t see. – Vanessa Williams

No adultery is bloodless. – Natalia Ginzburg