Valentine's Day Quotes

Valentine’s Day 2023 is around the corner. It is time to celebrate love by cherishing the memories and creating new ones. Here are the best valentine’s day quotes handpicked from the hundreds of best romantic novels. You can use these quotes on a greeting card, personal letter, or any customized valentine’s day gift to make your loved one happy.

1) “When love is not madness it is not love.”
― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

2) “True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.”
― Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle

3) “The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.”
― Leigh Bardugo,  Six of Crows

4) “My soul will find yours.”
― Jude Deveraux, A Knight in Shining Armor

5) “Come sleep with me: We won’t make Love, Love will make us.”
― Julio Cortázar

6) “The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.”
― Jane Austen, Love and Friendship

7) “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ”
― Elinor Glyn

8) “Sometimes you wake up from a dream. Sometimes you wake up in a dream. And sometimes, every once in a while, you wake up in someone else’s dream. ”
― Richelle Mead, Succubus Blues

9) “In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I’ll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace.”
― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

10) “I belong to my beloved, and my beloved is mine.”
― Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster

11) “Oh no. Don’t smile. You’ll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.”
― Tessa Dare, A Lady of Persuasion

12) “When I watch you sleep,” he said shakily, “I feel overwhelmed that you exist.”
― Emily Henry, Beach Read

13) “My heart only ever had one thought, one want. One need. Despite all, in spite of all…All my heart has ever wanted is you.”
― Stephanie Laurens, The Edge of Desire

14) “Every woman wants a man who’ll fall in love with her soul as well as her body.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Attachments

15) “I have tried to let you go and I cannot. I cannot stop thinking of you. I cannot stop dreaming about you.”
― Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

16) Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide.
― Sanober Khan

17) “Just because I’m not forever by your side doesn’t mean that’s not precisely where I want to be.”
― Stephanie Laurens, A Rogue’s Proposal

18) “The first time he’d held her hand, it felt so good that it crowded out all the bad things. It felt better than anything had ever hurt.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

19) “He is my world and my world is him and without him there is no world.”
― Lauren Oliver, Delirium

20) “That’s when you know for sure somebody loves you. They figure out what you need and they give it to you — without you asking.”
― Adriana Trigiani, Very Valentine

21) “It was the nicest thing she could imagine. It made her want to have his babies and give him both of her kidneys.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

22) “Love is too precious to be ashamed of.”
― Laurell K. Hamilton, A Stroke of Midnight

23) “Romance takes place in the middle distance. Romance is looking in at yourself through a window clouded with dew. Romance means leaving things out: where life grunts and shuffles, romance only sighs.”
― Margaret Atwood

24) “He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.”
― Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus

25) “That night when you kissed me, I left a poem in your mouth, and you can hear some of the lines every time you breathe out.”
― Andrea Gibson

26) “I’ve been in love with you since the very beginning. You asked why there isn’t anyone else in my life, and the reason… is you.”
― Julie James, Practice Makes Perfect

27) “Before I fell in love with words, with setting skies and singing birds – it was you I fell in love with first.”
― Lang Leav, Love & Misadventure

28) “I crossed a thousand leagues to come to you, and lost the best part of me along the way. Don’t tell me to leave.”
― George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

29) “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

30) “You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.”
― Julie de Lespinasse

31) “His lips tasted cool and sharp, peppermint, winter, but his hands, soft on the back of my neck, promised long days and summer and forever.”
― Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

32) “For thousands of nights I dreamed of making love to you. No man on earth has ever hated sunrise as I do.”
― Lisa Kleypas, Again the Magic

33) “No one compares to you, but there’s no you, except in my dreams tonight.”
― Lana Del Rey

34) “Once upon a time there was a silence that dreamed of becoming a song, and then I found you, and now everything is music.”
― Laini Taylor, Muse of Nightmares

35) “I wanted to be his life preserver, the thing that would keep him afloat. Instead, he became my anchor. And I’m tired of drowning.”
― Amanda Grace, But I Love Him

36) “A gentleman holds my hand.
A man pulls my hair.
A soulmate will do both.”
― Alessandra Torre

37) “As a man, I instantly became aware of the gold in her hair, her height measured against mine, and how easily she’d fit in my arms. ~Ren”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse

38) “She can be a nightmare, but this still feels better than any dream.”
― Penelope Douglas, Punk 57

39) “Let me rephrase.” He took a seething step toward me. “When it comes to you… I don’t like to share.”
― Samantha Young, On Dublin Street

40) “I don’t care where I come from or who you are. I can make you happy, and you make me happy. We could have a happily ever after.”
― Amanda Hocking, Torn

41) “I was his exception, and as much as I had tried to fight my feelings, he was mine.”
― Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster

42) “To fall in love with someone’s thoughts – the most intimate, splendid romance.”
― Sanober Khan

43) “You had to be willing to fight in order for a love story to last a lifetime.”
― Cristina Marrero, The Unsung Love Story

44) “Mine was the twilight and the morning. Mine was a world of rooftops and love songs.”
― Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

45) “I feel as though I am ice and he is fire.
We are so completely different, yet the
― Anna Todd, After

46) “Heart of my heart. Moon of my soul.”
― Hafsah Faizal, We Hunt the Flame

47) “Love is a game of tic-tac-toe, constantly waiting for the next x or o.”
― Lang Leav

48) “It doesn’t matter where I am; I’m yours.”
― Sherry Thomas, Not Quite a Husband

49) “Those freckles make you seem like a galaxy of stars, just waiting to be explored and loved.”
― Nikita Gill

50) “… it’s a blessed thing to love and feel loved in return.”
― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

51) “Most don’t deserve your tears… and the ones that do will never make you cry.”
― T. Rafael Cimino, Table 21

52) “We kiss again. This next kiss is the kind that breaks open the sky. It steals my breath and gives it back. It shows me that every other kiss I’ve had in my life has been wrong.”
― Gayle Forman, Just One Day

53) “Marriage is supposed to be a union between two equals who love and support each other, not a master-slave relationship in which the man commands a docile woman.”
― Robert Thier, Storm and Silence

54) “I couldn’t remember a time when I felt the type of love Miruna had. Eternal love. The kind which keeps one going when one is ninety and alone.”
― M. R. Noble, Karolina Dalca, Dark Eyes

55) “If you also thinks it means I wake up every morning wondering what I did to deserve having you back in my life, well, you’d be right about that too.”
― Julie James, Something About You

56) “A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.”
― J.S.B. Morse, Now and at the Hour of Our Death

57) “It was the sort of bone deep emotion that made him want to hold her tighter with one hand, and draw a sword against the world with the other.”
― Jeaniene Frost, First Drop of Crimson

58) “Giving generously in romantic relationships, and in all other bonds, means recognizing when the other person needs our attention. Attention is an important resource.”
― Bell Hooks, All About Love: New Visions

59) “I am running after you, and life, in desperate pursuit. My dream is that someday you will both turn and let me catch you. That dream carries me through every night… I have enclosed a hundred kisses in this letter. You must count them out carefully and not lose any.”
― Lisa Kleypas, Seduce Me at Sunrise

60) “Though sorrow may impede my heart,
It is of great love to have known you.”
― C. Elizabeth

61) “Home is where you are. I would go anywhere for you if you wanted me there.”
― Mariana Zapata , The Wall of Winnipeg and Me

62) “Your smile and your laughter lit my whole world.”
― Ranata Suzuki

63) “He didn’t save me, though. He allowed me the freedom to save myself, which is the very best type of rescue.”
― Amy Engel, The Book of Ivy

64) “Love is giving up control. It’s surrendering the desire to control the other person. The two—love and controlling power over the other person—are mutually exclusive. If we are serious about loving someone, we have to surrender all the desires within us to manipulate the relationship.”
― Rob Bell, Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality and Spirituality

65) “I want to be with you forever and beyond…”
― Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted

66) “If you loved someone, you couldn’t let lies come between you. No matter what happened—even if you’d already lost each other forever—you owed each other the truth.”
― Claudia Gray, Evernight

67) “A woman with romance in her life lived as grandly as a queen, because her heart was treasured.”
― Nora Roberts, Bed of Roses

68) “In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people.”
― Wayne W. Dyer

69) “Hurricanes couldn’t remove you from my mind. You’re my world and I’m incapable of not loving you.”
― Billie-Jo Williams

70) “how is it that
he’s always
in my thoughts.

even when
i am not
― Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

71) “I want to introduce myself to every freckle on your body.”
― Wendy Higgins

72) “How could I remain unyielding? His words penetrated the flimsy barriers I’d set up around my heart. I’d meant to set up a barbed wire fence, but the barbs ended up being covered with marshmallows. He slipped through my defenses easily. He touched his forehead to my hand, and my marshmallow heart melted.”
― Colleen Houck

73) “The truth is I do love you. Admitting that means opening myself up to all that pain when you leave. After you realize this wasn’t love, but gratitude.”
― Kelly Moran, The Drake House

74) “I hate seeing poetry in everything I touch. I hate that I can no longer love you without turning you into a metaphor – that it can never be simple as looking at you and saying yes, yes, yes.”
― Shinji Moon, The Anatomy of Being

75) “He was a mess of scars like the sky was a mess of stars.”
― Hafsah Faizal, We Hunt the Flame

76) “I can touch you less gently, but I won’t love you less kindly.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Any Way the Wind Blows

77) “She, as no other ever could, reached every corner of his heart. His joy, and his salvation.”
― J.D. Robb

78) “Hardin is like a drug; each time I take the tiniest bit of him, I crave more and more. He consumes my thoughts and invades my dreams.”
― Anna Todd, After

79) “Romance is the deepest thing in life. It is deeper than reality.”
― G.K. Chesterton

80) “Eyes, look your last!
Arms, take your last embrace!
And, lips, oh you the doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss a dateless bargain to engrossing death!”
― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

81) “She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved.”
― Grace Willows

82) “You Stole my loneliness. I may have given you wings, but you’ve become my gravity. I’ll never be free of your force.”
― Pepper Winters, Tears of Tess

83) “She leaned into me, and when I closed my eyes, I knew I wanted nothing more than to hold her this way forever.”
― Nicholas Sparks , Dear John

84) “To me, you are magic.”
― Renee Ahdieh, Flame in the Mist

85) “and that’s where love finds you… in the tragedies.”
― Colleen Hoover, Too Late

86) “I had a dream about you last night. I was alone on a dark night and you came to me as a firefly. I knew it was you because you were the brightest.”
― Crystal Hudson, Dreaming is for lovers

87) “If you want the rainbow, you have to deal with the rain.”
― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

88) “Nothing good ever comes of love. What comes of love is always something better”
― Roberto Bolaño, Amulet

89) “Women tend to love men in their presence, while men tend to love women in their absence.”
― Sherry Argov, Why Men Marry Bitches: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Her Man’s Heart

90) “I wrapped the unyielding woman I loved in my arms & kissed her slowly, hoping that some part of her would sense my absolute devotion.”
― Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse

91) “my love
for you
will always be
like a mountain stream.

― Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

92) “You are my fantasy on a cold dark night, my muse during the light of day and the one wish my soul would make”
― Grace Willows

93) “The moment I saw her, a part of me walked out of my body and wrapped itself around her. And there it still remains.”
― Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

94) “The way our fingers intertwined feels so natural and right; as if our hands hold memories of meeting in a thousand other lifetimes.”
― John Mark Green

95) “I always have many roads to travel, but I take the one which leads to you.”
― Amit Kalantri, I Love You Too

96) “Love expands your soul with something inexplicably fulfilling. If you die without ever having experienced it, you will miss life’s only true joy”
― Adele Ashworth, Winter Garden

97) “With every breath I take, I will always love you.”
― Jennifer L. Armentrout, Every Last Breath

98) “Love is a wildfire that cannot be contained by any mere element known to man.”
― Cristina Marrero, The Unsung Love Story

99) “If you can forget the person you love, you have not loved enough.”
― Anmol Rawat, A Little Chorus of Love

100) “Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.”
― George Jean Nathan