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Whether you’re searching for a message to include in a special someone’s Valentine’s card, or a statement to add to your proposal idea, quotes for your anniversary, or a particular sentiment for a Mother’s Day card, these love quotes will help put your feelings into words.

The following I love you quotes will assist you in conveying to your loved one how much they truly mean to you, or in navigating a painful broken heart.

Therefore, if you’re searching for humorous or inspirational love quotes, we’ve got you covered. Below are a few of our favorite renowned I love you quotes for you.

“A guy knows he’s in love when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.”

– Tim Allen

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

– Ingrid Bergman

“A life lived in love will never be dull.”

– Leo Buscaglia

“All love is sweet – given or returned.”

Percy Bysshe Shelley

“All you need is love.”

– Paul McCartney

“Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one’s breath.”

Eve Glicksman

“And in her smile, I see something more beautiful than stars.”

– Across the Universe

“And when I loved you, I realized, I have never truly loved anyone I realized, I never will truly love anyone the way I love you.”

– Unknown

“As a man in a relationship, you have a choice: You can be right or you can be happy.”

– Ralphie May

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

John Green

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

– The Fault in Our Stars

“Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.”

Tyler Knott Gregson

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

Lao Tzu

“Chemistry is you touching my arm and setting fire to my mind.”

Nayyirah Waheed

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

– Confucius

“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! / For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”

William Shakespeare

“Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.”

– Judy Collins

“Falling for him would be like cliff diving. It would be either the most exhilarating thing that ever happened to me or the stupidest mistake I’d ever make.”

Colleen Houck

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.”

– William Arthur Ward

“For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”

Rosemonde Gérard

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”

– Albert Einstein

“Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.” 

Robert Browning

“He is not a lover who does not love forever.”

– Euripides

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

Emily Brontë

“I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.”

William Blake

“I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had.”

Nicholas Sparks

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”

– Marilyn Monroe

“I can listen no longer in silence. I must speak to you by such means as are within my reach. You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…I have loved none but you.”

Jane Austen

“I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I love you and I don’t want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found out.”

– Unknown

“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”

Pablo Neruda

“I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”

Paul Coelho

“I love you because you join me in my weirdness.”

– Unknown

“I love you begins by I, but it ends up by you.”

– Charles de Leusse

“I love you like a fat kid loves cake.”

– Scott Adams

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

– Elizabeth Evans

“I love you to the moon and back.” 

Sam McBratney

“I love you with every beat of my heart.”

– Armaan

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”

– Pablo Neruda

“I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I’m sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck.”

– Silver Linings Playbook

“I love you. You…you complete me.”

– Jerry Macguire

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

Leo Christopher

“I want someone who will look at me the same way I look at chocolate cake.”

– Unknown

“I wanted it to be you, I wanted it to be you so badly.”

– You’ve Got Mail

“I will never stop trying. Because when you find the one… you never give up.”

– Crazy, Stupid, Love

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”

– J.R.R. Tolkien

“I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”

– Notting Hill

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”

Herman Hesse

“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”

Jane Austen

“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?”

– Lily Tomlin

“If one day the moon calls you by your name don’t be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.”

Shahrazad al-Khalij

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

Haruki Murakami

“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

“In the end we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing.”

– Jack Kornfield

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

– Andre Gide

“It is not love that makes a relationship complicated; it’s the people in it who do.”

– Unknown

“It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.”

– E.M. Forster

“It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together…and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her.”

– Sleepless in Seattle

“It’s like in that moment the whole universe existed just to bring us together.”


“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

– Ella Fitzgerald

“Just wanted to let you know that I love you even though you aren’t naked right now.”

– Unknown

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.”

– Rumi

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”

– Victor Hugo

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

– William Shakespeare

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

– James Baldwin

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

Franklin P. Jones

“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

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

– George Burns

“Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.”

– Ovid

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”

Robert Frost

“Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.”

– Thomas Dewar

“Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.”

– Paulo Coelho

“Love is being stupid together.”

– Paul Valery

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


“Love is friendship on fire.”

– Susan Sontag

“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 like Heaven, but it can hurt like Hell.”

– Unknown

“Love is like pi – natural, irrational, and very important.”

– Lisa Hoffman

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.”

– Nicholas Sparks

“Love is not a volunteer thing.”

– Samuel Richardson

“Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.”

– Theodore Roethke

“Love is sharing your popcorn.”

– Charles Schultz

“Love is shown more in deeds than in words.”

– Saint Ignatius

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”

– Pablo Neruda

“Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.”

– Dolly Parton

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

– Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”

– Ben Hecht

“Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.”

– James Thurber

“Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.”

– Tom Wolfe

“Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.”


“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

– Franklin P. Jones

“Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”

– Vincent van Gogh

“Love means having to say you’re sorry every fifteen minutes.”

– John Lennon

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”

– Anais Nin

“Love, I’ve come to understand, is more than three words mumbled before bedtime.”

– The Wedding

“Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.”

– Ambrose Bierce

“My heart beats faster as you take my hand, my love grows stronger as you touch my soul.”

A.C. Van Cherub

“My love for you is past the mind, beyond my heart, and into my soul.”

– Boris Kodjoe

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

Zelda Fitzgerald

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.”

– Sophocles

“Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you.”

– Tom Freston

“People call those imperfections, but no, that’s the good stuff.”

– Good Will Hunting

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”

– Bette Davis

“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“Say ‘I love you’ out loud and often.”

Mary Davis

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.”

– William Shakespeare

“Tell me whom you love and I will tell you who you are.”

– Houssaye

“That’s all nonviolence is – organized love.”

– Joan Baez

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.”

– Noah from The Notebook

“The day I met you, I found my missing piece. You complete me and make me a better person. I love you with all my heart and all my soul.”

– Unknown

“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”

– Dalai Lama

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.”

– Natalie Cole

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.”

– Elbert Hubbard

“The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.”

Victor Hugo

“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

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”

– Sarah Dessen

“There is no remedy for love but to love more.”

Henry David Thoreau

“This has been my life; I found it worth living.”

– Bertrand Russell

“To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.”

– Valerie Lombardo

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.”

– C.S. Lewis

“To love is to burn, to be on fire.”

– Jane Austen

“To me, you are perfect.”

– Love Actually 

“True love is putting someone else before yourself.”

– Frozen

“True love stories never have endings.”

– Richard Bach

“Trust your intuition and be guided by love.”

– Charles Eisenstein

“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”

Emily Dickinson

“We can only learn to love by loving.”

– Iris Murdoch

“We lie in each other’s arms eyes shut and fingers open and all the colors of the world pass through our bodies like strings of fire.”

Marge Piercy

“We love because it’s the only true adventure.”

– Nikki Giovanni

“We must be our own before we can be another’s.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We’re 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

“What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.”

– Pearl Bailey

“When I look at you, I can feel it. I look at you and I’m home.”

– Finding Nemo

“When I tell you I love you, I don’t say it out of habit. I say it to remind you that you are the best thing that has ever happened to me.”

– Unknown

“You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to Earth together, to see if we know what we were taught.”

Boris Pasternak

“You are the last thought in my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thought when I wake up each morning.”

– Unknown

“You call it madness, but I call it love.”

– Don Byas

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

– Dr. Seuss

“You need to know that you’re enough. You are complete with or without a partner. You are enough just as you are.”

– Megan Markle

“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.”

– Gone With the Wind

“You want to know who I’m in love with? Read the first word again.”

– Unknown

“You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.”

– Shakespeare in Love 

“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

– Buddha

“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.”

Sarah Bernhardt

”A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”

– Kurt Vonnegut

”My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”

– André Breton

”Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”

– Elinor Glyn

”There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Melanie: “Why would you want to marry me for, anyhow?” Jake: “So I can kiss you anytime I want.”

– Sweet Home Alabama

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