95+ Valentine’s Day Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart


Valentine’s Day is a special time when we express our affection for loved ones. Of course, we should do this every day, but the holiday gives us a fun opportunity to spread love and joy. On this day filled with heart-shaped candies, sentimental cards, and beautiful flowers, it’s the perfect opportunity to share some beautiful Valentine’s Day quotes.

Whether you’re writing a card for your students, teachers, best friend, child, parent, or special someone, adding some of these Valentine’s Day quotes can spread a little extra love. We hope you’ll enjoy them. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day Quotes From Children’s Books

I love you bigger than the sky. —Michelle Medlock Adams

I love you bigger than the sky. —Michelle Medlock Adams- valentine's day quotes

There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name. —Kate DiCamillo

There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name. —Kate DiCamillo

I love you right up to the moon—AND BACK. —Sam McBratney

I love you right up to the moon—AND BACK. —Sam McBratney

I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always. As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be. —Robert Munsch

I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always. As long as I'm living, my baby you'll be. —Robert Munsch- valentine's day quotes

I wished she’d never stop squeezing me. I wished I could spend the rest of my life as a child, being slightly crushed by someone who loved me. —Gail Carson Levine

I wished she’d never stop squeezing me. I wished I could spend the rest of my life as a child, being slightly crushed by someone who loved me. —Gail Carson Levine

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.” —Margery Williams

"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. "It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real." —Margery Williams

Most of all, I love you just the way you are. —Todd Parr

Most of all, I love you just the way you are. —Todd Parr

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living. And above all, pity those that live without love. — J.K. Rowling

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living. And above all, pity those that live without love. — J.K. Rowling- valentine's day quotes

Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Smiles are the same, and hearts are just the same—wherever they are, wherever we are, all over the world. —Mem Fox

Smiles are the same, and hearts are just the same—wherever they are, wherever we are, all over the world. —Mem Fox

If you were a big, scary ape, I would make your birthday cake out of bananas, and I would tell you, “I love you, my big, scary ape.” —Lisa McCourt

If you were a big, scary ape, I would make your birthday cake out of bananas, and I would tell you, “I love you, my big, scary ape.” —Lisa McCourt

Chester felt his mother’s kiss rush from his hand, up his arm, and into his heart. —Audrey Penn

Chester felt his mother’s kiss rush from his hand, up his arm, and into his heart. —Audrey Penn

You are my angel, my darling, my star … and my love will find you, wherever you are. —Nancy Tillman

You are my angel, my darling, my star ... and my love will find you, wherever you are. —Nancy Tillman- valentine's day quotes

You know that place between sleep and awake? That place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you, Peter Pan. That’s where I’ll be waiting. —J.M. Barrie

You know that place between sleep and awake? That place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you, Peter Pan. That’s where I’ll be waiting. —J.M. Barrie

Thank you with kisses and thank you with hugs from a part of my heart that is so full of love. —Dallas Clayton

Thank you with kisses and thank you with hugs from a part of my heart that is so full of love. —Dallas Clayton

I’ll love you until the umiak flies into the darkness, till the stars turn to fish in the sky, and the puffin howls at the moon. —Barbara M. Joosse

I’ll love you until the umiak flies into the darkness, till the stars turn to fish in the sky, and the puffin howls at the moon. —Barbara M. Joosse

I love your happy side, your sad side, your silly side, your mad side. … I love you through and through … yesterday, today, and tomorrow, too. —Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak

I love your happy side, your sad side, your silly side, your mad side. ... I love you through and through ... yesterday, today, and tomorrow, too. —Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak- valentine's day quotes

At night the three penguins returned to their nest. There they snuggled together and, like all the other penguins in the penguin house, and all the other animals in the zoo, and all the families in the big city around them, they went to sleep. —Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

At night the three penguins returned to their nest. There they snuggled together and, like all the other penguins in the penguin house, and all the other animals in the zoo, and all the families in the big city around them, they went to sleep. —Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

“How do you spell ‘love’?” asked Piglet. “You don’t spell it … you feel it,” said Pooh. —A.A. Milne

“How do you spell ‘love’?” asked Piglet. “You don't spell it ... you feel it,” said Pooh. —A.A. Milne

Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. … He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples. … And the boy loved the tree very much. —Shel Silverstein

Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. ... He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples. ... And the boy loved the tree very much. —Shel Silverstein

Valentine’s Day Quotes From Literature

Love is like the wild rose-briar;
Friendship like the holly-tree.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms,
But which will bloom most constantly?
—Emily Brontë

Love is like the wild rose-briar;
Friendship like the holly-tree.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms,
But which will bloom most constantly? 
—Emily Brontë

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous, that you realize just how much you love them. —Agatha Christie

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous, that you realize just how much you love them. —Agatha Christie

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. —Orson Welles

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone. —Orson Welles

I loved Ophelia: forty thousand brothers
Could not, with all their quantity of love,
Make up my sum.
—William Shakespeare

I loved Ophelia: forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum. —William Shakespeare- valentine's day quotes

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. —Jane Austen

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. —Jane Austen- valentine's day quotes

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea,
But we loved with a love that was more than love—
I and my Annabel Lee—
With a love that the wingèd seraphs of Heaven
Coveted her and me.
—Edgar Allan Poe

I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea, But we loved with a love that was more than love— I and my Annabel Lee— With a love that the wingèd seraphs of Heaven Coveted her and me. —Edgar Allan Poe- valentine's day quotes

For aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love never did run smooth.
—William Shakespeare

For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth. —William Shakespeare- valentine's day quotes

Yet there it was not love. It was a little fever of admiration; but it might, probably must, end in love with some. —Jane Austen

Yet there it was not love. It was a little fever of admiration; but it might, probably must, end in love with some. —Jane Austen- valentine's day quotes

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. —John Green

Love yourself; and in that love not unconsidered leave your honor. —William Shakespeare

Love yourself; and in that love not unconsidered leave your honor. —William Shakespeare

But look—he flicks his hand to the back of his neck. For such gesture one falls hopelessly in love for a lifetime. —Virginia Woolf

But look—he flicks his hand to the back of his neck. For such gesture one falls hopelessly in love for a lifetime. —Virginia Woolf

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. —Jane Austen

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. —Jane Austen

Good morrow, ’tis Saint Valentine’s Day, All in the morn betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your valentine. —William Shakespeare

Good morrow, ’tis Saint Valentine's Day, All in the morn betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your valentine. —William Shakespeare- valentine's day quotes

Valentine’s Day Quotes From Films

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 …

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 ...

You complete me. —Jerry Maguire

You complete me. —Jerry Maguire

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. —The Notebook

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. —The Notebook

You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. —Pride & Prejudice

You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. —Pride & Prejudice- valentine's day quotes

To me, you are perfect. And my wasted heart will love you. … —Love Actually

To me, you are perfect. And my wasted heart will love you. ... —Love Actually

I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her. —Notting Hill

I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her. —Notting Hill

Valentine’s Day Quotes by Famous People

Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free. —Helen Keller

Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free. —Helen Keller

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. —Pearl Bailey

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. —Pearl Bailey- valentine's day quotes

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 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 composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. —Aristotle

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. —Aristotle

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. —Joan Crawford

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. —Joan Crawford

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. —Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. —Mother Teresa

Take my hand / Take my whole life too. / But I can’t help falling in love with you. —Elvis Presley

Take my hand / Take my whole life too. / But I can't help falling in love with you. —Elvis Presley- valentine's day quotes

To be able to say how much you love is to love but little. —Petrarch

To be able to say how much you love is to love but little. —Petrarch

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything. —Oscar Wilde

I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything. —Oscar Wilde

The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. —Vincent van Gogh

The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. —Vincent van Gogh- valentine's day quotes

I like Valentine’s Day. The trouble is the florists and the candy-makers and the card people are all advertising so much, you don’t dare let the day go by without making an offering, whether you mean it or not. Money exceeds affection. —Andy Rooney

I like Valentine's Day. The trouble is the florists and the candy-makers and the card people are all advertising so much, you don't dare let the day go by without making an offering, whether you mean it or not. Money exceeds affection. —Andy Rooney

If you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it and look after it. —Princess Diana

If you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it and look after it. —Princess Diana

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

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. —Maya Angelou- valentine's day quotes

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. —Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor  imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. —Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring. —Oscar Wilde

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring. —Oscar Wilde

Love is all there is, it makes the world go around. Love and only love, it can’t be denied. —Bob Dylan

Love is all there is, it makes the world go around. Love and only love, it can't be denied. —Bob Dylan

Falling in love again / I never wanted to. / What am I to do? / I can’t help it. —Marlene Dietrich from Blue Angel

Falling in love again / I never wanted to. / What am I to do? / I can't help it. —Marlene Dietrich from Blue Angel

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. —Helen Keller

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. —Helen Keller- valentine's day quotes

We must begin to love in order not to fall ill. —Sigmund Freud

We must begin to love in order not to fall ill. —Sigmund Freud

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get—only what you are expecting to give—which is everything. What you will receive in return varies. But it really has no connection with what you give. You give because you love and cannot help giving. —Katharine Hepburn

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get—only what you are expecting to give—which is everything. What you will receive in return varies. But it really has no connection with what you give. You give because you love and cannot help giving. —Katharine Hepburn

French is the language that turns dirt into romance. —Stephen King

French is the language that turns dirt into romance. —Stephen King- valentine's day quotes

More Valentine’s Day Quotes

Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists. —Anita Brookner

Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists. —Anita Brookner

Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.” —Erich Fromm

Immature love says: "I love you because I need you." Mature love says: "I need you because I love you." —Erich Fromm

“Dad told Uncle Seth not to screw things up,” she informed me as we washed our hands. “He said even if Uncle Seth is famous, him getting a woman like you defies belief.” I laughed and smoothed down the skirt of my dress. “I don’t know about that. I don’t think your dad gives your uncle enough credit.” Brandy gave me a sage look, worthy of someone much older. Uncle Seth spent last Valentine’s Day at a library. —Richelle Mead

"Dad told Uncle Seth not to screw things up," she informed me as we washed our hands. "He said even if Uncle Seth is famous, him getting a woman like you defies belief." I laughed and smoothed down the skirt of my dress. "I don't know about that. I don't think your dad gives your uncle enough credit." Brandy gave me a sage look, worthy of someone much older. Uncle Seth spent last Valentine's Day at a library. —Richelle Mead- valentine's day quotes

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. —George Sand

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. —George Sand

Of course you can fall in love. You just have to let yourself. They don’t call it falling for nothing. —Kristin Hannah

Of course you can fall in love. You just have to let yourself. They don't call it falling for nothing. —Kristin Hannah

The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of. —Blaise Pascal

The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of. —Blaise Pascal

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. —John Donne

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. —John Donne

Love is selfless, it is a weakness, a giving in, a constant falling. —Julianna Baggott

Love is selfless, it is a weakness, a giving in, a constant falling. —Julianna Baggott- valentine's day quotes

It is sad not to be loved, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. —Miguel de Unamuno

It is sad not to be loved, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. —Miguel de Unamuno

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge. —John Wesley

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge. —John Wesley

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. —Neil Gaiman

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. —Neil Gaiman

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. —Henry Drummond

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. —Henry Drummond- valentine's day quotes

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone—we find it with another. —Thomas Merton

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone—we find it with another. —Thomas Merton

Love is so much more than just another four-letter word. —Unknown

Love is so much more than just another four-letter word. —Unknown

Falling in love is not an extension of one’s limits or boundaries; it is a partial and temporary collapse of them. —M. Scott Peck

Falling in love is not an extension of one's limits or boundaries; it is a partial and temporary collapse of them. —M. Scott Peck- valentine's day quotes

Love is a promise / Love is a souvenir. / Once given / Never forgotten, never let it disappear. —Roland Orzabal and Nicky Holland

Love is a promise / Love is a souvenir. / Once given / Never forgotten, never let it disappear. —Roland Orzabal and Nicky Holland

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. —Unknown

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. —Unknown

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. —David Viscott

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. —David Viscott- valentine's day quotes

It doesn’t have to be on Valentine’s Day. It doesn’t have to be by the time you turn eighteen or thirty-three or fifty-nine. It doesn’t have to conform to whatever is usual. It doesn’t have to be kismet at once, or rhapsody by the third date. It just has to be. In time. In place. In spirit. It just has to be. —David Levithan

It doesn't have to be on Valentine's Day. It doesn't have to be by the time you turn eighteen or thirty-three or fifty-nine. It doesn't have to conform to whatever is usual. It doesn't have to be kismet at once, or rhapsody by the third date. It just has to be. In time. In place. In spirit. It just has to be. —David Levithan

Love is so short and forgetting is so long. —Pablo Neruda

Love is so short and forgetting is so long. —Pablo Neruda

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! —Thomas Hood

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! —Thomas Hood- valentine's day quotes

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. —Stendhal

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. —Stendhal

Just last week I wrote “I still love you, see last year’s card for full details.” —Michael McIntyre

Just last week I wrote “I still love you, see last year's card for full details.” —Michael McIntyre

Every person is worthy of an infinite wealth of love—the beauty of his soul knows no limit. —Rabindranath Tagore

Every person is worthy of an infinite wealth of love—the beauty of his soul knows no limit. —Rabindranath Tagore- valentine's day quotes

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess. —Rainer Maria Rilke

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess. —Rainer Maria Rilke

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. —Robert A. Heinlein

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. —Robert A. Heinlein

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. —Bertrand Russell

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. —Bertrand Russell

Falling in love was easy, anyone could fall. It was holding on that was tricky. —Liane Moriarty

Falling in love was easy, anyone could fall. It was holding on that was tricky. —Liane Moriarty- valentine's day quotes

This fire that we call Loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls. —Aberjhani

This fire that we call Loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls. —Aberjhani

One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in again. —Judith Viorst

One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in again. —Judith Viorst

Never mind. The self is the least of it. Let our scars fall in love. —Galway Kinnell

Never mind. The self is the least of it. Let our scars fall in love. —Galway Kinnell- valentine's day quotes

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. —Elinor Glyn

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. —Elinor Glyn

Let who does not wish to be idle fall in love! —Ovid

Let who does not wish to be idle fall in love! —Ovid

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes. —Elizabeth Ashley

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes. —Elizabeth Ashley- valentine's day quotes

Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength. —Theodor W. Adorno

Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength. —Theodor W. Adorno

Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every day. —Unknown

Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every day. —Unknown

What did falling in love do for you? Can you ever really explain it? It filled empty spaces I never knew were empty. It cured a loneliness I never knew I had. It gave me joy. And freedom. I think that was the most amazing part. I suddenly felt both embraced and freed at the same time. —Louise Penny

What did falling in love do for you? Can you ever really explain it? It filled empty spaces I never knew were empty. It cured a loneliness I never knew I had. It gave me joy. And freedom. I think that was the most amazing part. I suddenly felt both embraced and freed at the same time. —Louise Penny- valentine's day quotes

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