Valentine's Day Quotes to Celebrate Love and Affection

Martin Dejnicki
Valentine's Day Quotes: Expressions of Endless Love and Affection
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Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire

In a world full of temporary things you are a perpetual feeling. – Sanober Khan

Where there is great love, there are always miracles. – Willa Cather

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

Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever. – Audre Lorde

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

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

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. – Robert Browning

Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it. – Nicholas Sparks

We are most alive when we're in love. – John Updike

The art of largely the art of persistence. – Albert Ellis

Love does not dominate; it cultivates. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. – Max Muller

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

There's nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. – Linda Grayson

True love stories never have endings. – Richard Bach

Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. – Ursula K. Le Guin

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Bronte

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

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

Love is what you've been through with somebody. – James Thurber

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. – A. A. Milne

Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it. – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

I have waited for this opportunity for more than half a century, to repeat to you once again my vow of eternal fidelity and everlasting love. – Gabriel García Márquez

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love. – Leo Buscaglia

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

Love is an endless act of forgiveness. A tender look which becomes a habit. – Peter Ustinov

Valentine's Day is the poet's holiday. – Ted Kooser

Your flaws are perfect for the heart that’s meant to love you. – Trent Shelton

Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along. – Rumi

A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others. – Frank Morgan

On Valentine's Day, we are reminded what our relationships could be like the rest of the year. – Steve Maraboli

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

There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved. – George Sand

You are my heart, my life, my entire existence. – Julie Kagawa

Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. – John Lennon

You can't blame gravity for falling in love. – Albert Einstein

Love is the greatest refreshment in life. – Pablo Picasso

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

Valentine's Day is a love-note to the rest of the year. Grasp your opportunities and savor your relationships today. – Terri Guillemets

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. – Ivan Panin

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart. – Jane Austen

Valentine's Day: the holiday that reminds you that if you don't have a special someone, you're alone. – Lewis Black

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

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. – E.E. Cummings

If there's one thing in life I've learned thus far, it's to not worry about the unspoken words or thoughts of others, most especially in matters of the heart. – A. J. Compton

If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets. – Haruki Murakami

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

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

Love isn’t just a word, it’s what we chase; we’re all nothing without it, floating in space. – Atticus

The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now. – Rick Warren

A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you. – Unknown

They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything. – Bil Keane

Valentine's Day is when a lot of married men are reminded what a poor shot Cupid really is. – Unknown

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position. – Christopher Marlowe

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? – Unknown

Love is the only gold. – Lord Alfred Tennyson

Today's Valentine's Day. Or, as men like to call it, Extortion day. – Jay Leno

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

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. – Albert Einstein

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. – Unknown

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. – Unknown

When love is not madness, it is not love. – Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Why is it that time flies so fast when we are together? Is there any way that we can stop the clock from ticking so that I can hold you here in my arms longer? – Unknown

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

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. – Peter Ustinov

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

Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever – only, nothing is eternal. – Audre Lorde

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. – Rupert Brooke

I want you for always -- days, years, eternities. – Franz Schubert

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. – Helen Keller

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. – Blaise Pascal

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me. – Sarah Bernhardt

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out. – Elizabeth Bowen

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

Love doesn’t just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all of the time, made new. – Ursula K. LeGuin

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better. – William Shakespeare

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

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

Maybe I am not your first love, kiss or first date, but surely I want to be your last. – Unknown

The best proof of love is trust. – Joyce Brothers

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

We are shaped and fashioned by those we love. – Geothe

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. – William Shakespeare

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. – Erich Segal

I love you and that's the beginning and end of everything. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

You are everything there is to me, and you always will be my friend, my sweetheart. Happy Valentines Day

I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you. – Ben Folds

On this Valentines let me tell you, you are a sweetheart who makes every day the bright and cheerful kind, who brings the warmest memories and the happiest thoughts to mind.

PUBLISHED: Feb 15, 2024
Written By
Martin Dejnicki
I enjoy writing simple rhyming poetry that people can easily share with their loved ones. I live in Toronto with my loving wife and two curious, adventure-seeking daughters.
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