Love Quotes for Valentine's Day
"Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze."
~ Elinor Glyn
"What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork."
~ Pearl Bailey
"Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence."
~ Vincent van Gogh
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. "
~ Lao Tzu
"True love is like little roses, sweet, fragrant in small doses."
~ Ana Claudia Antunes
"For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul."
~ Judy Garland
"When you know who you want to spend the rest of your life with, you want to start the rest of your life as soon as you can."
~ Dierks Bentley
"One words frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love."
"It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you."
~ Roald Dahl
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
~ Lao Tzu
"Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
~ Robert Frost
"The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space."
~ Marilyn Monroe
"Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench, even if there is plenty of room at both ends."
"Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself."
~ Andre Breto
"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
"Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold."
~ Zelda Fitzgerald
"You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear."
~ Oscar Wilde
"If every lover was treated like they matter every day, Valentine's Day wouldn’t be so special."
~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana
"Valentine, just a few words to tell you how I love you. I have loved you since the first day I saw you. Whenever that was."
~ Charles M. Schulz
"Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new."
~ Ursula K. Le Guin
"When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out."
~ Elizabeth Bowen
"If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile."
~ Lynda Barry
"Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!"
~ Thomas Hood
"Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time."
"In melody divine, My heart it beats to rapturous love, I long to call you mine."
"True love begins when nothing is looked for in return."
~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery
"Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end."
~ Germaine De Stael
"Love is blind but after experiencing it for a long time you should become familiar with some particular spots."
"There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved."
~ George Sand
"Love is not a matter of counting the years...
But making the years count."
~ Michelle St. Amand
"Love doesn't make the world go round,
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
~ Elizabeth Bowen
"I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon."
"Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat."
~ Ben Hecht
"We loved with a love that was more than love."
~ Edgar Allan Poe
"Just because someone doesn't love you
in the way you want them to,
doesn't mean that they don't love you
with all they've got."
"I claim there ain't another Saint as great as Valentine."
~ Elizabeth Bowen
"Love is a beautiful red rose given for no apparent reason."
"Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle."
~ Crystal Middlemas
"Love withers with predictability; its very essence is surprise and amazement. To make love a prisoner of the mundane is to take its passion and lose it forever."
~ Leo Buscaglia
"When love is not madness, it is not love."
~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
"For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow."
~ Rosemonde Gerard
"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs."
~ William Shakespear
"Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination."
"The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough."
~ George Moore
"What the heart gives away is never gone ...
It is kept in the hearts of others."
~ Robin St. John
"Love is like a river, never ending as it flows, but gets greater with time!"
"True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart."
~ Honore de Balzac
"Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity."
~ Henry Van Dyke
"Love is a hard rock between two people and can't be torn apart."
"I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach."
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before."
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
"Love is happiness given back and forth."
"He whom love touches not walks in darkness."