One of the toughest things to do on Valentine’s Day is to put pen to paper and tell your sweetheart how much you love them. Why? Because, sometimes, words just aren’t enough. But even though capturing your most passionate emotions by stringing a few letters together can be a daunting task, it’s not an impossible one. All you have to do is be genuine and maybe even look around for some inspiration.
To help you bring your inner Shakespeare to the surface, we’ve gathered a few love quotes that make the perfect Valentine’s Day card messages for all of the loved ones in your life. Use these famous quotes as a starting point, and then sprinkle in some of your most favorite memories to create a truly personal and heartfelt love note for your Valentine.
Valentine’s Day Messages for Your Boyfriend/Girlfriend
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Author unknown
“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa
“If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Ghandi
“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” – Paulo Coelho
Valentine’s Day Messages for Your Fiancé
“For you see, each day I love you more; today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” – Rosemonde Gérard
“I don’t pretend to know what love is for everyone, but I can tell you what it is for me. Love is knowing all about someone, and still wanting to be with them more than any other person. Love is trusting them enough to tell them everything about yourself, including the things you might be ashamed of. Love is feeling comfortable and safe with someone, but still getting weak in the knees when they walk into a room and smile at you.” – Author unknown
“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” – Sarah Bernhardt
“When I say, ‘I love you,’ it’s not because I want you or because I can’t have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I have seen your kindness and your strength. I have seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are.” – Joss Whedon
“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.” – Jalal ad-Din Rumi Continue reading