65 Heartfelt Valentine's Day Quotes To Spread The Love

“Where there is love, there is life.”

Valentine's Day Quotes

Valentine's Day is filled with decadent chocolates, sentimental Hallmark cards, and an abundance of red paper hearts. But this swoon-worthy holiday isn't just for budding romances. It's a day to celebrate love in all of its bright and rare forms: love lost, present love, and loving yourself. February 14 is a significant reminder to cherish and love all of the people that are in your life. If you find yourself at a loss for words, we have you covered with the most thoughtful and heartfelt Valentine's Day quotes to share with the people that matter the most, from your darling sweetheart to your beloved family.

Mahatma Valentine's Day Quote
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Happy Valentine's Day Quotes

"Where there is love, there is life." – Mahatma Gandhi

"You can't blame gravity for falling in love." – Albert Einstein

"Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever." – Audre Lorde

"Love is friendship that has caught on fire." – Ann Landers

"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." – A.A. Milne

"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own." –Robert A. Heinlein

"We loved with a love that was more than love." – Edgar Allan Poe

"Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." – Alfred Lord Tennyson

"True love is like little roses, sweet, fragrant in small doses." – Ana Claudia Antunes

"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none." – William Shakespeare

"We accept the love we think we deserve." – Stephen Chbosky

"Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all." – Ernest Hemingway

"There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart." – Jane Austen

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." – Dr. Seuss

"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." – Paulo Coelho

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." – John Green 'The Fault in Our Stars

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." – Lao Tzu

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love." – Sophocles

"You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love in spite of the fact that they're not." – Jodi Picoult

"One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving." – Paulo Coelho

"I came here tonight because 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." – Harry Burns 'When Harry Met Sally'

"We are all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love. True love." – Robert Fulghum

"There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment." – Sarah Dessen

"That's because love is never stationary. In the end, love doesn't just keep thinking about it or keep planning for it. Simply put: love does." – Bob Goff

Charles Schwartz Valentine's Day Quote
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Funny Valentine's Day Quotes

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever." –Alfred Tennyson

"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." – Rita Rudner

"Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements." – Kathy Mohnke

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." – Charles M. Schulz

"Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet service to see who they really are." – Will Ferrell

Oscar Wilde Valentine's Day Quote
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Valentine's Day Quotes For Singles

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." – Oscar Wilde

"You deserve the world even if it means giving it to yourself." – R.H. Sin

"I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I'm in between romances at the moment." –Carl Henegan

"I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude." – Henry David Thoreau

"Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary." – Oscar Wilde

Audrey Hepburn Valentine's Day Quote
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Valentine's Day Quotes For Family

"If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love." – Maya Angelou

"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved." – George Sand

"Love is like the wind; you can't see it, but you can feel it." – Nicholas Sparks 'A Walk to Remember

"Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own." – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

"The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." – Audrey Hepburn

"To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that's everything." – T. Tolis

Herman Hesse Valentine's Day Quote
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Valentine's Day Quotes For Your Husband or Wife

"You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought." – Arthur Conan Doyle

"If I know what love is, it is because of you." – Herman Hesse

"True love stories never have endings." – Richard Bach

"Love never gives up." – 1 Corinthians 13:7

"Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction." – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." – Aristotle

"I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where." – Pablo Neruda

"I want all of you, forever, every day. You and me, every day." – Nicholas Sparks 'The Notebook'

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." – Emily Bronte 'Wuthering Heights'

"The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds." – Nicholas Sparks

E.E. Cummings Valentine's Day Quote
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Valentine's Day Quotes For Kids

"For all of the things my hands have held, the best by far is you." – Anonymous

"You are proof that love before first sight does exist." – Araceli M

"You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars." – E.E. Cummings

"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart." – Winnie the Pooh

"Let me love you a little more, before you are not little anymore." – Anonymous

What's Yet to Be Romantic Valentine's Day Message
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Romantic Valentine Messages

We don't get as many opportunities as we should to tell our partners that we care. In keeping with the spirit of the holiday, Valentine's Day is the ideal time to write sweet messages for your beloved. Need a little inspiration? Take a peek at these romantic valentine messages to help you find the perfect words for that "someone special!"

  • Valentine's Day only comes once a year, but every day you fill my life with joy. Thank you for all you do in our relationship!
  • No matter where I go, the warmest place will always be in your arms. Sweetheart I love you today, tomorrow, and forever after.
  • I love you for all that you are, all that you've been, and all that you're yet to be.
  • I can't imagine what life would have been like without you.
  • Falling in love is like looking at the stars. If you pick one out of the billions and stare at it long enough all the others will melt away.
  • I love all the adventures we have together.
  • As busy as we get, we need to be reminded that we are still sweethearts. Valentine's Day is a good day for me to stop and realize how wonderful you make me feel. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • When I'm with you, the only place I want to be is closer.
  • I love two things, you and the rose. The rose for one day, and you forever
  • For love I'd do anything. For you, I'd do more.
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