85 Valentines Day Love Quotes for a Sweeter Valentine’s Day

valentines day love quotes

When we think of Valentine’s Day, we think of Cupid carrying a bow and arrow but it’s more than that. For many people, this day is a special day because it’s a day full of fun and love.

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love and, of course, an opportunity for us to reconnect to the people special for us with the real meaning of this day. This day is about giving, sharing and especially about love.

85 Loves Quotes for Valentine’s Day

To jump-start your Valentine’s Day, below are some of the valentines day love quotes we have gathered for this special day.

1.”Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.” – Katharine Hepburn

2. “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

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

4. “I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Jane Austen

5. “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” – Elinor Glyn

6. “For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but a preparation.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

7. “Where there is love, there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

8. “Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” – Loretta Young

9. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald

10. “What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.” –Pearl Bailey

11. “Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself — and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to — letting a person be what he really is.” –Jim Morrison

12. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë

13. “Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.” – Katharine Lee Bates

14. “There’s no substitute for a great love who says, ‘No matter what’s wrong with you, you’re welcome at this table’.” – Tom Hanks

15. “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” – Vincent van Gogh

16. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” – Byron Katie

17. “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” – Agatha Christie

18. “There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” – Jane Austen

19. “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”  – Elinor Glyn

20. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

21. “Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee

22. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”  – Victor Hugo

23. “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” – Jodi Picoult

24. “Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” – Peter Ustinov

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

26. “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.” – Rumi

27. “In love, there are two things – bodies and words.” – Joyce Carol Oates

28. “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

29. “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra

30. “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

31. “I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.” – Julia Roberts

32. “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”– Zora Neale Hurston

33. “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

34. “To be brave is to love unconditionally without expecting anything in return.” – Madonna

35. “When you know who you want to spend the restof your life with, you want to start the rest of your life as soon as you can.” – Dierks Bentley

36. “There is always madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

37. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

38. “There is no remedy for love, but to love more.”  – Thoreau

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

40. “Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald

41. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” – Maya Angelou

42. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green

43. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate doesn’t hurt now and then.” – Charles Schulz

44. “It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.” – Ronald Dahl

45. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

46. “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. Milne

47. “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

48. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”– Robert Frost

49. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” – Joan Crawford

50. “True love stories never have endings.” – Richard Bach

51. “When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.” – Paulo Coelho

52. “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

53. “I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

54. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”  – Mignon McLaughlin

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

56. “Love is what makes two people sit in the middleof a bench, even if there is plenty of room at both ends.”  – Unknown

57. “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.” – Nora Ephron

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

59. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscot

60. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” – Andre Breton

61. “Never love anyone who treats you like you are ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

62. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Thompson

63. “The only thing we never get enough of is love’ and the only thing we never give enough of is love.” – Henry Miller

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

65. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

66. “I don’t want to live, I want to love first and live intentionally.” – Scott Fitzgerald

67. “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

68. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

69. “The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” – Blaise Pascal

70. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo

71. “If every lover was treated like they matter every day, Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be so special.” –Mokokoma Mokhonoana

72. “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

73. “The way to know life is to love many things.” –  Vincent Van Gough

74. “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

75. “Where there is love, there is life.” –  Mahatma Gandhi

76. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare

77. “When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.” – Elizabeth Bowen

78. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person, and we are finally home.” – Stephanie Perkins

79. “When love is not madness, it is love.” – Pedro Calderón de la Barca

80. “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.” – Unknown

81. “Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.” – Frida Kahlo

82. “There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.” – Nicholas Sparks

83. “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

84. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor

85. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” – Paulo Coelho


So, from this Valentine’s Day onwards, make sure to focus on building the best relationship not only with yourself but also with your partner. Always have in mind that there’s enough love in everyone’s hearts to heal not just our own personal relationship but the world. I hope these Valentine’s Day love quotes help you achieve the love you deserve.