102 Best Love Quotes of All Time

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Something as power as love is hard to put into words, but oftentimes (especially around Valentine’s Day) it’s necessary to figure out how to say what you really mean to your significant other. Whether you want to write something simple and sweet or are in need of a more creative way to say, “I Love You,” these quotes about love will do just the trick.

We’ve compiled over 100 love quotes from well-known authors, musicians, actors and philanthropists that will act as the perfect message for Valentine’s Day or any other day you’re wanting to express your feelings. Because we have some many romantic sayings, you’re sure to find one that will fit you and your relationship.

Maybe you’re looking for a shorter quote to write to your wife, or perhaps you’re in need of something more powerful that will let your true love know they’re the one for you. Or, and we’ve all been here, it’s possible you’re looking for a sad love quote that perfectly explains what you’re going through (because as the saying goes, sometimes love really is a battlefield). Some of these can even act as self-love quotes, which is truly the most important of all.

Whatever your heart wants to say right now, these loves quotes will help get the words out.

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“In love there are two things: bodies and words.”

“Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken.”

“Love is such a powerful force. It’s there for everyone to embrace-that kind of unconditional love for all of humankind. That is the kind of love that impels people to go into the community and try to change conditions for others, to take risks.” for what they believe in.”

“To love is to recognize yourself in another.”

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”

“Love isn’t something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn’t a feeling, it is a practice.”

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

“There’s all kinds of reasons that you fall in love with one person rather than another: Timing is important. Proximity is important. Mystery is important.”

“Passion makes the world go ’round. Love just makes it a safer place.”

“I believe in love. I think it just hits you and pulls the rug out from underneath you and, like a baby, demands your attention every minute of the day.”

“When you find that one that’s right for you, you feel like they were put there for you, you never want to be apart.”

“When you’re lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can’t get better than that.”

“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.”

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything.”

“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.”

“In real love, you want the other person’s good. In romantic love, you want the other person.”

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”

“True love is singing karaoke Under Pressure and letting the other person sing the Freddie Mercury part.”

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with sombody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”


Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.”

“I’m just a big believer in ‘you must love yourself before you can love anybody else’ and I think for me that breeds the most inspired relationships.”

“When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.”

“You found parts of me I didn’t know exists and in you I fould a love I no longer believed it was real.”

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.

The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.

Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

You always gain by giving love.

All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.


F. Scott Fitzgerald

I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.

Love recognizes no barriers.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

We are most alive when we’re in love.

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.

Love is friendship that has caught fire.

Love yourself first and everything falls into line.

You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.

If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.

I think I’d miss you even if we never met.


John Green, “The Fault in Our Stars”

I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.

A simple “I love you” means more than money.

Everything I do, I do it for you.

You don’t marry someone you can live with — you marry someone you cannot live without.


Nicholas Sparks, “The Notebook”

I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.

True love stories never have endings.

There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love.

‘Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.

To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.

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

I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.

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

You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.

That’s why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else.


“Bridget Jones’s Diary”

I like you very much. Just as you are.

Personally, I love a great love story.

Love is the flower; you’ve got to let it grow.

Maybe I don’t know that much but I know this much is true, I was blessed because I was loved by you.


“When Harry Met Sally”

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

Love is an endless act of forgiveness.

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.

First and foremost, self-love, and then give love away.

The smile is the beginning of love.

Some love stories aren’t epic novels. Some are short stories, but that doesn’t make them any less filled with love.

Love was made for me and you.

I’d never lived before your love.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.

I wanted it to be you. I wanted it to be you so badly.


Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life.

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.

Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you’d like them to be.

When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

You are my sun, my moon and all my stars.


Jodi Picoult, “My Sister’s Keeper”

You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

Oh, how a quiet love can drown out every fear.


Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.

I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.


Mr. Darcy, ‘Pride and Prejudice’

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

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