Treat yourself to the best Valentine quotes this special hearts day. The best quotes about love are wise and insightful. They’ll make your heart flutter because your heart recognizes what is true and real from your own experiences with love.
Here are some of the best Valentine quotes from books, literature and well-known people.
We are most alive when we’re in love. – John Updike
With you, I am home.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. – Rumi
I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street. – W. H. Auden
Of all the FISH in the SEA, I’m so glad you swam to ME.
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. – Albert Einstein
Let us always meet each other with a smile, for a smile is the beginning of love.– Mother Theresa
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 Edward Moore
Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Franklin P. Jones
Love is a friendship set to music.— E. Joseph Cossman
The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.— Elie Wiesel
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle
Love cures people – By both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. – Dr. Karl Menninger
You know you’re in love because you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss
Be with a guy who ruins your lipstick. Not your mascara.
Find someone who knows that you’re not perfect but treats you as if you are.
Being someone’s first love may be great, but to be their last is beyond perfect.
We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.— Dr. Seuss
Love – By a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker.
My favorite place is inside your hug.
I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way than this: where I does not exist nor you, so close that your hand on my chest is my hand, so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep. – Pablo Neruda, “Love Sonnet XVII”
Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. – By Kahlil Gibran
BEST VALENTINE QUOTES FROM CELEBRITIES
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
Love is the hardest habit to break and the most difficult to satisfy. — Drew Barrymore
Do you know how you tell real love? It’s when someone else’s interest trumps your own. I like to put it that way: trumps your own. Love of somebody else — of family, of your kids — becomes the most important, most worthwhile thing in your life. It’s what you foster and protect. — Brad Pitt
Falling in love is so hard on the knees. – Aerosmith
Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the Hell out of you.— Dolly Parton
I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire? – Zsa Zsa Gabor
FUNNY VALENTINE QUOTES
We make a great pear.
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. – Erich Segal
Before I met my husband, I’d never fallen in love. I’d stepped in it a few times. – Rita Rudner
It’s better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week. – Laurence J. Peter
I’m dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it. – Garry Shandling
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known. – Walt Disney
Love is a grave mental disease. – Plato
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. – Charles M. Schulz
I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. – Rita Rudner
To comfort your sister if she’s alone during Valentine’s day, you may say: 80 percent of my socks are single but I have never seen them crying because of that.
BEST VALENTINE QUOTES FROM BOOKS
You should be kissed, and often, by someone who knows how. – Gone with the Wind
You have bewitched me, body and soul. – Mr. Darcy, Pride & Prejudice
Your lips are like wine, and I want to get drunk. – William Shakespeare
i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) – E.E. Cummings
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. – Shakespeare
I have found the one whom my soul loves. – Song of Solomon 3:4
Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips. – Prometheus Unbound
He was my North, my South, my East and West, My working week and my Sunday rest. – Stop All The Clocks
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. – Winnie the Pooh
BEST VALENTINE QUOTES FROM MOVIES
I wish I knew how to quit you. — Brokeback Mountain
Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while. — The Princess Bride
Soul mates. It’s extremely rare, but it exists. It’s sort of like twin souls tuned into each other. — What Dreams May Come
Love is all around us. — Love, Actually
If there’s any kind of magic in this world, it must be in the attempt of understanding someone, sharing something. I know, it’s almost impossible to succeed, but…who cares, really? The answer must be in the attempt. — Before Sunrise
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