150 Swoon-Worthy Love Quotes for Every Occasion

Profess your love in style on any occasion with our list of 150 love quotes.
by Kathleen McCann
  1. Love quotes
    Megan Rubey

    Love is in the air! If you’re planning your wedding, love is obviously top of mind, so now's a great time to get in touch with exactly what love means to you. Often, a great love quote or a few lines of dialogue or song lyrics can help you express yourself more eloquently. Great love quotes can help put your feelings into words. Here, a collection of our favorite quotes about love straight from the pros—from Jerry Maguire and Beyoncé to Shakespeare. Whether you’re looking for the perfect romantic love quote for your wedding invitations or you simply need help expressing yourself to your partner, let these famous love quotes do the talking for you.

    Quotes About Love in this Article:

    Love Quotes for Him

    If you’re looking for a love quote for that special man in your life, your best bet is to skip the sappy and opt for something short and sweet. For maximum impact, consider using a sexy love quote for him—we promise you won’t regret it!

  2. Dawson's Creek love quotes for him
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    “She saw him the first day on board, and then her heart sank into her shoes as she realized at last how much she wanted him.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Popular Girl

    “Lord, you know it’s a shame
    When I only want for you to pull over and hold me
    ‘Til I can’t remember my own name.”
    – Joanna Newsom, “Good Intentions Paving Company” lyrics

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

    “Will you mess up my bed with me?” – Angelina Kace, Descended by Blood

    “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, and that’s what you’ve given me.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

    “I have to admit I fell in love twice. First was with you and the second was with the person you became when you were already mine." – Dawson’s Creek

    “I don't care if they give me life
    I get all of my life from you
    And if loving you had a price
    I would pay my life for you.”
    – Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé, "Part II (On The Run)" lyrics

    “Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames." – Veronica Roth, Divergent

    “Maybe I’m too late to be your first. But right now I’m preparing myself to be your last." – Mr. Sid

    “Since I met you
    This small town hasn't got room
    For my big feelings.”
    – Bjork, “Violently Happy” lyrics

    “Like a flower, waiting to bloom
    Like a lightbulb, in a dark room
    I'm just sittin' here waiting for you
    To come on home and turn me on.”
    – Norah Jones, “Turn Me On” lyrics

    “Chemistry is you touching my arm and setting fire to my mind.”
    – Nayyirah Waheed, poet

    “Just to be with you
    Is having the best day of my life.”
    – Dido, “Thank You” lyrics

    Love Quotes for Her

    Need some special words for your lady love? Up your game with these love quotes for her that are perfect to use on special occasions. Better yet, leave one on a Post-it that she’ll find while she’s getting ready in the morning. Major bonus points the unexpected love note!

  3. Friends love quotes for her
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    “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’ve seen your kindness and your strength. I’ve seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You’re a hell of a person.” – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    “You're the most beautiful woman in most rooms.” – Friends

    “I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely, and it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because 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 should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.” – Gone with the Wind

    “Sweat pants, hair tied, chillin' with no makeup on
    That's when you're the prettiest
    I hope that you don't take it wrong.”
    – Drake “Best I Ever Had” lyrics

    “It’s like I’m standin’ there, you know, appreciatin’ God’s design
    And then you showed up, it’s like you read my mind.”
    — Black Star, “Brown Skin Lady” lyrics

    “The most beautiful curve on a woman's body is her smile.” – Bob Marley

    “I accept you, every single thing that makes you who you are, from now until the end of time.” – The Fosters

    “And in her smile I see something more beautiful than the stars.” – Beth Revis, Across the Universe

    “I promise to never forget that this is a once-in-a-lifetime love. And to always know in the deepest part of my soul that no matter what challenges might carry us apart, we will always find our way back to each other.” – The Vow

    Looking for more love quotes? We’ve got you covered with 120 love quotes for her!

    Sweet/Cute Love Quotes

    If romantic love quotes are too much, but a funny love quote isn’t appropriate, perhaps you’re in the market for a sweet love quote. Our collection of cute love quotes will make you smile without being too heavy-handed about your love.

  4. Dr. Seuss cute love quotes
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    "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love." – Carl Sagan

    "When you're a kid, you assume your parents are soulmates. My kids are gonna be right about that." – The Office

    "So excuse me forgetting
    But these things, I do
    You see, I've forgotten
    If they're green or they're blue.
    Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean
    Yours are the sweetest eyes I've ever seen."
    – Elton John, “Your Song”

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

    “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful.” – Milan Kundera

    “True love stories never have endings." – Richard Bach

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

    "Deep within us — no matter who we are — there lives a feeling of wanting to be lovable, of wanting to be the kind of person that others like to be with. And the greatest thing we can do is to let people know that they are loved and capable of loving." – Fred Rogers

    "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." – Nat King Cole, “Nature Boy” lyrics

    “Laughter is holier than piety, freedom is sweeter than fame, and in the end it’s love and love alone that really matters.” – Tom Robbins

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

    “She had blue skin,
    And so did he.
    He kept it hid
    And so did she.
    They searched for blue
    Their whole life through,
    Then passed right by-
    And never knew.”
    – Shel Silverstein, “Masks”

    “You’re my one in five billion.” – The X-Files

    “Happiness is anyone and anything at all that's loved by you.” – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

    "Maybe you don't need the whole world to love you, you know. Maybe you just need one person." – The Muppets

    "That's why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they'd call them something else." – Sixteen Candles

    “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” – Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

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

    “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato

    Funny Love Quotes

    There’s no doubt about it: There’s something funny about love! Make a statement with these funny love quotes that are sure to get a laugh.

  5. Gilmore Girls funny love quotes
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    “Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.” – Matt Groening, The Big Book of Hell

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

    "I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. " – Rita Rudner

    "Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you." – Dolly Parton

    “I just happened to be nowhere near your neighborhood.” – Singles

    “I’m afraid once your heart is involved, it all comes out in moron.” – Gilmore Girls

    “Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do, but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.” – Albert Einstein

    “Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings.” – David Sedaris

    “Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.” – Jerry Seinfeld

    “Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.” – Carroll Bryant

    Short Love Quotes

    Save the grand gestures and romantic speeches for your reception; sometimes brevity is key! These short love quotes prove that just a few short words can say everything.

  6. Love Actually short love quotes
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    “I love you and I like you.” – Parks and Recreation

    “Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde

    “I like you very much. Just as you are.” – Bridget Jones’s Diary

    “True love is inexhaustible. The more you give, the more you have.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

    “Nothing compares to you.” – Prince, “Nothing Compares 2 U” lyrics

    “Love loves to love love.” – James Joyce

    “You make me want to be a better man.” – As Good As It Gets

    “To me you are perfect.” – Love Actually

    “Love me—that’s all I ask of you.” – Phantom of the Opera

    “I'm in lesbians with you.” – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Inspirational/Beautiful Love Quotes

    Love is powerful, and has the ability to motivate, heal and inspire. These can’t-miss inspirational love quotes will give you all the feels.

  7. Sex and the City inspirational love quotes
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    “Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

    “But the heart’s not like a box that gets filled up. It expands in size the more you love.” – Her

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

    "There's only one thing that cuts through all our realities and that's love—the bridge between all our differences." – The L Word

    “Some love stories aren’t epic novels. Some are short stories, but that doesn’t make them any less filled with love.” – Sex and the City

    "All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love." – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

    “Give in to love, or live in fear.” – Rent

    “Because through love, we feel the intensity of our connection to everything and everyone. And at the core we are all the same. We're all one.” – Loving Annabelle

    “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

    “We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allen Poe, “Annabel Lee”

    "Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great." – Roger de Rabutin

    “My love she speaks like silence,
    Without ideals or violence,
    She doesn't have to say she's faithful,
    Yet she's true, like ice, like fire.
    People carry roses
    Make promises by the hours,
    My love she laughs like the flowers,
    Valentines can't buy her.”
    – Bob Dylan, “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” lyrics

    “If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.” – Rumi

    “Lonely days of uncertainty, they disappear when you’re near me, when you’re around my life’s worthwhile, and now I long to see you smile.” – Big Star, “My Life is Right” lyrics

    “I may not always love you,
    But long as there are stars above you,
    You'll have no need to doubt it,
    I'll make you so sure about it.”
    – Beach Boys, “God Only Knows” lyrics

    “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 don’t know any other way of loving.”
    – Pablo Neruda, “Sonnet XVII” lyrics

    “I can't do everything but I'd do anything for you
    I can't do anything except be in love with you.”
    – Dire Straits, “Romeo and Juliet” lyrics

    "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

    “If I never see you again I will always carry you
    on my fingertips
    and at brain edges
    and in centers
    of what I am of
    what remains.”
    – Charles Bukowski, Living on Luck

    Best Love Quotes

    The best love quotes are those that nail your feelings in one sentence. Opt for one of these love quotes if you’re looking for wedding wishes to send, or use one to spice up your wedding invitations!

  8. Audrey Hepburn best love quotes
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    “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra, “Tell Her You Love Her” lyrics

    “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

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

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

    “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

    “Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul that you never knew was missing.” – Torquato Tasso

    “Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell

    “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

    “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, Me: Stories of My Life

    “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

    "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

    “How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.” – David Foster Wallace

    “If you were in an accident, I wouldn’t stop for red lights.” – The West Wing

    “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” – J.K.K. Tolken, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    “I love you. I’ve loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe I’ve even loved you before I saw you.” – A Place in the Sun

    Bible Love Quotes

    There’s no doubt that the Bible is the ultimate guidebook for love. Whether you’re looking for a Bible love quote for a religious occasion or you’re exploring love and faith in your own life, these love quotes are a beautiful place to start.

  9. Romans Bible love quotes

    “Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

    “The flowers have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines, And the voice of the turtledove has been heard in our land. The fig tree has ripened its figs, And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance. Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along!'" – Song of Solomon 2:12

    “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” – Romans 12:10

    “But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.’” – Ruth 1:16

    “Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” – Romans 12:9-15, New Living Translation

    “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8

    “There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. The one who fears has not been perfected in love.” – 1 John 4:18

    “We love because He first loved us.” – 1 John 4:19

    “Most of all, let love guide your life, for then the whole church will stay together in perfect harmony.” – Colossians 3:14

    “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” – Ephesians 4:2

    Famous Love Quotes

    The whole world swooned when Jerry Maguire aimed those smoldering eyes at Dorothy and said, “You complete me.” If you want to make a splash with just one quote, a famous love quote is the way to go. After all, they’re timeless for a reason!

  10. Notting Hill famous love quotes
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    “You had me at ‘hello.’ ” – Jerry Maguire

    “’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson, "In Memoriam A.H.H”

    “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” – Love Story

    “What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” – It’s a Wonderful Life

    “All you need is love.” – The Beatles, “All You Need Is Love” lyrics

    “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

    “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” – Casablanca

    "Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime." – Bette Davis

    “And don’t forget—I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Notting Hill

    “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” – Dirty Dancing

    Shakespeare Love Quotes

    These quotes about love come straight from the master of love himself—you guessed it—William Shakespeare! These Shakespeare love quotes celebrate the complexities  of love.

  11. Hamlet Shakespeare love quotes
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    "Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark, that looks on tempests and is never shaken.” – “Sonnet 116”

    “Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” – Hamlet

    "Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts." – King Henry V

    "Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs." – Romeo and Juliet

    “I do love nothing in the world so well as you.” – Much Ado About Nothing

    “Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – All's Well That Ends Well

    “The sight of lovers feedeth those in love.” – As You Like It

    “Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, Did my heart fly at your service” – The Tempest 

    “Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” – “Venus and Adonis”

    Country Love Quotes

    Give your sentiments a country-style kick with our list of romantic and sentimental country love quotes. Whether you’re looking for a quote to match your wedding’s country vibe, or simply love country music, we’ve got you covered with these quotes about love. 

  12. Trisha Yearwood country love quotes
    Megan Rubey

    Give your sentiments a country-style kick with our list of romantic and sentimental country love quotes. Whether you’re looking for a quote to match your wedding’s country vibe, or simply love country music, we’ve got you covered with these quotes about love.

    “This much I know is true
    That God blessed the broken road
    That led me straight to you.”
    – Rascal Flatts, “Bless the Broken Road” lyrics

    “Through weakness and strength
    Happiness and sorrow
    For better, for worse
    I will love you with every beat of my heart.”
    – Shania Twain, “From This Moment On” lyrics

    “From here on after
    Let's stay the way we are right now
    And share all the love and laughter
    That a lifetime will allow.”
    – George Strait, “I Cross My Heart” lyrics

    “The way we work together is what sets our love apart
    So closely that you can't tell where I end and where you start.”
    – Clint Black, “Something That We Do” lyrics

    “Life with you makes perfect sense
    You're my best friend.”
    – Tim McGraw, “My Best Friend” lyrics

    “Be a best friend, tell the truth
    And overuse ‘I love you.’”
    – Lee Brice, “Love Like Crazy” lyrics

    “Holding you I held everything.” – Garth Brooks, “The Dance” lyrics

    “What's meant to be will always find a way.” – Trisha Yearwood, “She’s in Love with the Boy” lyrics

    “They didn't have you where I come from
    Never knew the best was yet to come
    Life began when I saw your face
    And I hear your laugh like a serenade.”
    – Dixie Chicks, “Lullaby” lyrics

    “There ain't a cowboy hat in Dallas if I ain't in love with you.” – The Charlie Daniels Band, “Cowboy Hat in Dallas” lyrics

    Disney Love Quotes

    We’re crushing hard on Disney love quotes because, well, it’s Disney. You can  use these quotes about love for just about anything.

  13. Finding Nemo Disney love quotes
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    “When somebody loved me
    Everything was beautiful.” – Toy Story 2

    “Some people are worth melting for." – Frozen

    “It's enough for this restless wanderer just to be with you.” – The Lion King

    “It's there, I know it is, because when I look at you, I can feel it. And I look at you, and I'm home.” – Finding Nemo

    ”All at once everything looks different, now that I see you.” – Tangled

    “Love is a song that never ends.” – Bambi

    “Tell me, princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?” – Aladdin

    “You mean more to me than anyone in this whole world.” – Peter Pan

    “You are my greatest adventure." – The Incredibles

    “One song, my heart keeps singing, of one love only for you.” – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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