A couple reading a personalised love book on Valentine's Day

79 Valentine’s Day quotes to adore

Lost for words? We’ve got oodles of Valentine’s Day quotes for your funny friends, romantic partners, and new crushes. Whether you’re wanting to write something meaningful in that personalised Valentine’s gift you’ve got them *cough cough* or simply get in the mood for romance, one of these wise words should do the trick.

Valentine’s Day quotes for everyone


1. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare

2. “Valentine’s Day is just another day to truly love like there is no tomorrow.” – Roy A. Ngansop

3. “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

4. “If you work through the tough times, the respect and love that you feel deepens.” -– Barack Obama

5. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” -– Lucille Ball

6. “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

7. “‘Tis better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” -– Alfred, Lord Tennyson

8. “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” -– ​​Mother Teresa

9. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” -– Oscar Wilde

10. “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

11. “Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.” -– Maya Angelou

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

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

Love quote from Zelda Fitzgerald

Funny Valentine’s Day quotes

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

15. “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” – Albert Einstein

16. “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

17. “Love is sharing your popcorn.” – Charles Schultz

18. “Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby – awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” – Lemony Snicket

19. “A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt.” – Spanish Proverb

20. “Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else.” – Jean Kerr

21. “Will you lend me a kiss? I promise to give it back.” – Anon

22. “Love is a lot like a backache, it doesn’t show up on X-rays, but you know it’s there.” – George Burns

23. “I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it.” – Elizabeth Evans

24. “The four most important words in any marriage: I’ll do the dishes.” – Anon

Valentine’s Day quotes for the romantics


25. “Take my hand, take my whole life too, but I can’t help falling in love with you.” – Elvis Presley

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

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

28. “Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.” – Zane Grey

29. “We simply can’t abandon ship every time we encounter a storm. Real love is about weathering the terms of life together.” – Seth Adam Smith

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

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

32. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde

33. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi

34. “And if the stars should ever die, we’ll make our own light, you and I.” – John Mark Green

35. “If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” – Haruki Murakami

36. “Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

37. “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

38. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Nat King Cole

39. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato

Valentine’s Day quotes for her


40. “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

41. “I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

42. “If you love them in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love them at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you’re in love.” – Miles Davis

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

44. “Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” – Paulo Coelho

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

46. “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

47. “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

48. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

49. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford

50. “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” – Leo Christopher

51. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

52. “To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” – Mark Twain

53. “You are my sun, my moon and all my stars.” – E.E. Cummings

54. “I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft

Valentine’s Day quotes for him


55. “I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Anna Scott, ‘Notting Hill’

56. “In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” – Maya Angelou

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

58. “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman

59. “Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited.” – Gloria Steinem

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

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

62. “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

63. “Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.” – Elaine Davis

Love Quote by Oscar Wilde

Short and sweet Valentine’s Day quotes


64. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

65. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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

67. “All you need is love.” – The Beatles

68. “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” – Voltaire

69. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson

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

71. “To love at all is to be vulnerable.” – C.S. Lewis

72. “Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde

73. “Everything is clearer when you’re in love.” – John Lennon

74. “Love is friendship that has caught on fire.” – Ann Landers

75. “Love recognises no barriers.” – Maya Angelou

76. “Where there is great love, there are always wishes.” – Willa Cather

77. “There are never enough I Love You’s.” – Lenny Bruce

78. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

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