Use One Of These 155 Romantic Quotes On Your Valentine's Day Card This Year (2024)

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Being in a relationship can be an emotional and sometimes overwhelming experience—there’s no doubt that love is one of the rarest, yet most beautiful experiences humans can have, and because of that, it’s hard to describe. (Ever heard of someone saying “I can’t put into words how much I love you,” or something of that nature?)

Well, thank goodness for the creative minds out there for describing the seemingly indescribable. When you're at a loss for words for what to write in a Valentine's Day or birthday card or an Instagram tribute to your S.O., your favorite songs, movies, and books about love are ready to rescue you with tons of heartfelt inspo.

Read on for the 155 best romantic quotes about new relationships, long-term relationships, long-distance relationships, and more, from creatives, musical artists (hiii, Taylor Swift), literature, movies, and more.

Quotes for new relationships:

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

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

3. “Love is the expansion of two natures in such a fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.” Felix Adler

4. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” Maya Angelou

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

6. “Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.” Walter Winchell

7. “I want you to know that I’m not like the women in your past. I see the real you, and I wake up every day excited to know more about you.” Barrie Davenport

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

9. “You make me feel like I am everywhere when I am right here, completely still with you.” Crystal Woods

10. “I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.” Hafiz

11. “Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.” Alexander Smith

12. “Love is being stupid together.” Paul Valery

13. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller

14. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” Morrie Schwartz

15. “I know of no greater happiness than to be with you all the time, without interruption, without end.” Franz Kafka

Quotes for long-term relationships:

16. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” Aristotle

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

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

19. “Love is space and time measured by the heart.” Marcel Proust

20. “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” Ann Landers

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

22. “Love is the beginning of the journey, its end, and the journey itself.” Deepak Chopra

23. “Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” Karl A. Menninger

24. “Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.” Loretta Young

25. “Fortune and love favor the brave.” Ovid

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

28. “Faith makes all things makes all things easy.” Dwight L. Moody

29. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” Hellen Keller

30. “Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.” Euripides

31. “I love that you are my person, and I am yours, that whatever door we come to, we will open together.” A. R. Asher

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

33. “I still haven’t figured out how to sit across from you, and not be madly in love with everything you do.” William C. Hannan

Quotes for long-distance relationships:

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

35. “Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.” Gilbert Parker

36. “What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.” Sinclair Lewis

37. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” Khalil Gibran

38. “Where there is love, there is light.” Mahatma Gandhi

39. “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.” Eric Fromm

40. “Love has no age, no limit; and no death.” John Galsworthy

41. “Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” Emily Dickinson

42. “Where we love is home—home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

43. “The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.” Edward Thomas

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

45. “Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.” Truman Capote

Celebrity quotes about relationships:

46. “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.” John Krasinski

47. "I think you have different soul-mates throughout your life, that your soul needs different things at different times. I do believe in love. I will always believe in love, but my idea has changed from what I've always thought.” Kim Kardashian

48. “Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It's the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, 'This is me, and I'm interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.'” Ashton Kutcher

49. “With our love, we could save the world.” –George Harrison

50. “The best smell in the world is that man that you love." Jennifer Aniston

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

52. “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.” Joe Manganiello

53. “I knew he would always be my best friend for my whole life. That was the biggest thing to me. I’d never known anything like the friendship that I had with him. I could like him as much as I loved him.” –Blake Lively

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

55. “It’s heaven, it’s like walking through a field of flowers everyday—I live with angels.” –Ryan Gosling

56. “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.” Oprah Winfrey

57. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” Princess Diana

58. "The vulnerability of opening your heart fully and deeply to another is terrifying, but at a point in my 50s, I realized that I had to step up to the plate." Jane Fonda

And of course, Taylor Swift song quotes on relationships:

59. “I've heard every album, listened to the radio, waited for something to come along—that was as good as our song.” Taylor Swift, “Our Song”

60. “And I don’t know why, but, with you I’d dance in a storm in my best dress, fearless.” Taylor Swift, “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

61. “It’s a love story, baby, just say yes.” Taylor Swift, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)

62. “Can you feel this magic in the air? It must have been the way you kissed me. Fell in love when I saw you standing there, it must’ve been the way—today was a fairytale.” Taylor Swift, "Today Was A Fairytale (Taylor’s Version)"

63. “I see sparks fly whenever you smile.” Taylor Swift, “Sparks Fly”

64. “All I can say is I was enchanted to meet you.” Taylor Swift, “Enchanted”

65. “You are the best thing that’s ever been mine.” Taylor Swift, “Mine”

66. “I love you because you have given me no choice but to stay, stay, stay. I’ve been loving you for quite some time, time, time.” Taylor Swift, “Stay Stay Stay”

67. “You could be the one that I love, I could be the one that you dream of.” Taylor Swift, “Message In A Bottle (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)”

68. “We never go out of style.” Taylor Swift, “Style”

69. “The rest of the world was black and white, but we were in screaming color.” Taylor Swift, “Out of the Woods”

70. “I want you for worse or for better, I would wait forever and ever.” Taylor Swift, “How You Get the Girl”

71. “Just grab my hand and don’t ever drop it, my love.” Taylor Swift, “I Know Places”

72. “You can hear it in the silence, silence. You, you can feel it on the way home, way home. You, you can see it with the lights out, lights out—you are in love, true love.” Taylor Swift, “You Are In Love”

73. “I wanna be your endgame, I wanna be your first string, I wanna be your A-Team.” Taylor Swift, “Endgame”

74. “I'm yours to keep, and I'm yours to lose, you know I'm not a bad girl, but I do bad things with you.” Taylor Swift, “So It Goes”

75. “You’re so gorgeous, I can’t say anything to your face, ‘cause look at your face: it's perfect.” Taylor Swift, “Gorgeous”

76. “And all at once, you are the one I have been waiting for—king of my heart, body, and soul.” Taylor Swift, King of My Heart

77. “Say my name and everything just stops. I don't want you like a best friend.” Taylor Swift, “Dress”

78. “My one and only, my lifeline.” Taylor Swift, “Dress”

79. “My baby's fit like a daydream, walking with his head down, I'm the one he's walking to.” Taylor Swift, “Call It What You Want”

80. “All the drama queens taking swings, all the jokers dressin' up as kings, they fade to nothing when I look at him.” Taylor Swift, “Call It What You Want”

81. “I'll be there if you're the toast of the town, babe, or if you strike out and you're crawling home.” Taylor Swift, “New Year’s Day”

82. “What doesn’t kill me makes me want you more.” Taylor Swift, “Cruel Summer”

83. “I've loved you three summers now, honey, but I want 'em all.” Taylor Swift, “Lover”

84. “I like shiny things, but I’d marry you with paper rings.” Taylor Swift, “Paper Rings”

85. “Baby, I get mystified by how this city screams your name.” Taylor Swift, “Cornelia Street”

86. “I don’t wanna look at anything else now that I saw you. I don’t wanna think of anything else now that I thought of you. I’ve been sleeping so long in a twenty-year dark night, and now I see daylight.” Taylor Swift, “Daylight”

87. “I once believed love would be burning red, but it’s golden.” Taylor Swift, “Daylight”

88. “The more that you say, the less I know. Wherever you stray, I follow. I’m begging you to take my hand, wreck my plans, that’s my man.” Taylor Swift, “willow”

89. “I can’t stop you putting roots in my dreamland. My house of stone, your ivy grows, and now I’m covered in you.” Taylor Swift, “ivy”

90. “I find myself running home to your sweet nothings." Taylor Swift, “Sweet Nothing”

91. “The first night that you saw me, I knew I wanted your body.” Taylor Swift, “Mastermind”

Other song quotes about relationships:

92. "Take my hand, take my whole life too. For I can’t help falling in love with you." Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

93. “Something in the way she moves attracts me like no other lover. Something in the way she woos me. I don't want to leave her now—you know I believe and how.” –The Beatles, “Something”

94. "But you know I'd stand on a corner, embarrassed with a picket sign, if it meant I would see you when I die." Phoebe Bridgers, “Chinese Satellite”

95. “Oh, and baby I'm fist fighting with fire just to get close to you. Can we burn something, babe? And I run for miles just to get a taste—must be love on the brain that's got me feeling this way.” –Rihanna, “Love on the Brain”

96. “When you say you love me, know I love you more. When you say you need me, know I need you more. Boy, I adore you.” Miley Cyrus, “Adore You”

97. "If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting...time after time." Cyndi Lauper, “Time After Time”

98. “I hope you don't mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you're in the world.” Elton John, “Your Song”

99. “When the evening shadows and the stars appear and there is no one there to dry your tears, I could hold you for a million years to make you feel my love.” –Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”

100. “I would like to think that you would stick around. You know that I'd just die to make you proud. The taste, the touch, the way we love, it all comes down to make the sound of our love song.” Lana Del Rey, “Love Song”

101. “Now you're liftin' me up, 'stead of holdin' me down, stealin' my heart, 'stead of stealin' my crown, untangled all the strings round my wings that were tied.” –Kacey Musgraves, “Butterflies”

102. “'Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.” John Legend, “All of Me”

103. “You're the light, you're the night, you're the color of my blood. You're the cure, you're the pain, you're the only thing I wanna touch—never knew that it could mean so much.” Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”

104. “When you touch me like this, and you hold me like that, I just have to admit that it's all coming back to me.” Celine Dion, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”

105. “I bought a castle in France and it's the same one I built in the sand for you when I was two. I thought I painted a picture of heaven but it turns out it's just your room.” Justin Bieber, “Loved By You”

106. “There is no fear now. Let go and just be free, I will love you unconditionally.” –Katy Perry, “Unconditionally”

107. “I need a man who'll take a chance on a love that burns hot enough to last. So when the night falls, my lonely heart calls. Oh, I wanna dance with somebody.” –Whitney Houston, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

108. “At last, my love has come along. My lonely days are over and life is like a song.” –Etta James, “At Last”

109. “When you smile, the whole world stops and stares for a while. 'Cause girl, you're amazing, just the way you are.” Bruno Mars, “Just the Way You Are”

110. “Kiss me just like the world is ending, give me one last perfect memory.” –Avril Lavigne, “Kiss Me Like The World Is Ending”

111. “Baby, I'm dancing in the dark with you between my arms. Barefoot on the grass, listening to our favorite song. When I saw you in that dress, looking so beautiful—I don't deserve this, Darling, you look perfect tonight.” Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”

112. "Hit me like a ray of sun burning through my darkest night. You're the only one that I want, think I'm addicted to your light. I swore I'd never fall again, but this don't even feel like falling." Beyoncé, "Halo"

Literature quotes about relationships:

113. “Maybe we've lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we've found each other...I know I've spent each life before this one searching for you. Not someone like you but you, for your soul and mine must always come together.” Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

114. “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.” Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

116. “My nightmares are usually about losing you. I'm okay once I realize you're here.” Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

117. “How do you spell ‘love’?” Piglet “You don’t spell it…you feel it.” –A.A. Milne

118. “Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

119. “Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is— love simply is.” Paulo Coelho

120. “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you.” Jane Austen, Persuasion

121. “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Emily Brontë

122. “Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head when people talked about soul mates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot.” E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

123. “He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

124. “In a world full of temporary things, you are a perpetual feeling.” Sanober Khan

125. “Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it.” E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

126. “I love you, in my mind where my thoughts reside, in my heart where my emotions live, and in my soul where my dreams are born. I love you.” Dee Henderson, The Healer

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

128. “Soul meets soul on lovers lips.” Percy Bysshe Shelley

129. “Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.” Anne Louise Germaine de Staël, Corinne

130. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

131. “I want you forever, not just for tonight.” Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno

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

133. “I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

134. “The ones that love us never really leave us.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

135. “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.”Arthur Conan Doyle, The White Company

Movie quotes about relationships:

136. "I will never stop trying. Because when you find the never give up." Crazy, Stupid, Love

137. “I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.” –Pocahontas

138. “You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” –Gone With the Wind

139. “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.” When Harry Met Sally

140. “True love is putting someone else before yourself.” Frozen

141. “I wish I had done everything on earth with you.” The Great Gatsby

142. "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." Pride and Prejudice

143. "You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have a say in who hurts you. And I like my choices. I hope she likes hers." –The Fault In Our Stars

144. “To me, you are perfect.” –Love Actually

145. "Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while." –The Princess Bride

146. "Don't forget: I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." Notting Hill

147. “He saved me in every way a person can be saved.” –Titanic

148. "I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever." The Vow

149. "I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you." Dirty Dancing

150. "I would rather spend one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

151. "It doesn't matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other." –Good Will Hunting

152. "The only way to beat my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you." Silver Linings Playbook

153. "Call me by your name, and I'll call you by mine." –Call Me By Your Name

154. “All at once everything looks different, now that I see you.” –Tangled

155. "The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are." Juno

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