25 Romantic Valentine’s Day Quotes

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Not sure how to express your feelings on the most romantic day of the year? Thankfully, some of the world’s greatest poets, authors, and artists have a lot to say on the topic. Browse through these 25 romantic quotes to share with your sweetheart.


1. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

-Dr. Seuss

2. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”

-Stephanie Perkins

3. “Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there.”  


4. “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me … every day.”

-Nicholas Sparks

5. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”


6. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

-John Green

7. “Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides.”

-Luis de Bernières

8. “It’s the way that you know what I thought I knew. It’s the beat that my heart skips when I’m with you.”


9. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”

-Charles Dickens

10. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride.”

-Pablo Neruda

11. “I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.”

-Elton John  

12. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking about you.”

-Virginia Woolf

13. “We love because it’s the only true adventure.”

-Langston Hughes

14. “I exist in two places: Here and where you are.”

-Margaret Atwood

15. “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”

-Oscar Wilde

16. “Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”

-William Goldman

17. “To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.”

-Victor Hugo

18. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”

-Audrey Hepburn

19. “Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.”

-Tyler Knott Gregson

20. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

-Maya Angelou

21. “You are my angel and my damnation; in your presence I reach divine ecstasy and in your absence I descent to hell.”

-Isabel Allende

22. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”

-James Baldwin

23. “My soul is so knit to yours that it is but a divided life I live without you.”

-George Eliot

24. “I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.”  

-Elizabeth Barrett Browning

25. “Love me and the world is mine.”

-David Reed