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Updated Jan 25, 2024

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and with it comes all the pink and red merch, sweet treats and extra-special date nights. But remember: sharing some heartfelt words in a Valentine's Day card message is always one of the best ways to celebrate. Thus, we rounded up some inspiring Valentine's Day quotes to help get you started.

Whether you aim to make your V-Day date laugh with a couple of funny Valentine's Day quotes or swoon with romantic Valentine's Day quotes, you'll likely find the words you're searching for below.

Scroll on to see 45 Valentine's Day quotes, spoken by renowned authors and poets, joked by all-star comedians and pulled straight from some of our favorite rom-coms and sitcoms.

In this article:

Funny Valentine's Day Quotes

If you're looking to make 'em LOL, here are some of our favorite funny Valentine's Day quotes perfect for a midday text, surprise Post-It note message and more.

  • "Without Valentine's Day, February would be, well, January." —Jim Gaffigan
  • "The only bubble in the flat Champagne of February is Valentine's Day." —Tom Robbins
  • "Before you marry a person you should make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are." —Will Ferrell
  • "Oh, here's an idea: Let's make pictures of our internal organs and give them to other people we love on Valentine's Day. That's not weird at all." —Jimmy Fallon
  • "I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?" —Jean Illsley Clarke
  • "It wasn't love at first sight. It took a full five minutes." —Lucille Ball
  • "If you're ever with a girl that's too good for you, marry her." —Valentine's Day

Romantic Valentine's Day Quotes

Here are some of the most swoon-worthy, romantic Valentine's Day quotes you can use to profess your affections or text your love to make them smile.

  • "Where there is love, there is life." —Mahatma Gandhi
  • "Love planted a rose and the world turned sweet." —Katharine Lee Bates
  • "Two hearts in love need no words." —Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
  • "Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." —Maya Angelou
  • "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever." —Alfred Tennyson
  • "There is no remedy for love but to love more." —Henry David Thoreau
  • "And if the stars should ever die, we'll make our own light, you and I." —John Mark Green
  • "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." —Aristotle
  • "I want all of you, forever, every day. You and me, every day." —Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
  • "Valentine's Day is just another day to truly love like there is no tomorrow." —Roy A. Ngansop
  • "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." —Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  • "You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever." —Love & Other Drugs

Cute Valentine's Day Quotes

Better than anything written on a Conversation Heart, these cute Valentine's Day quotes boast sentiments as sweet as sugar.

  • "We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when you 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
  • 'You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." —Dr. Seuss
  • "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
  • "Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be." —Robert Browning
  • "You don't love someone because they're perfect; you love them in spite of the fact that they're not." —Jodi Picoult
  • "When you're lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can't get better than that." —John Krasinski
  • "Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." —Franklin P. Jones
  • "I love you very much, probably more than anybody could love another person." —50 First Dates
  • "Some people are worth melting for." —Frozen
  • "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." —Charles M. Schulz
  • "You are my greatest adventure." —The Incredibles

Flirty Valentine's Day Quotes

For less serious, more fun vibes, here are some of the best flirty Valentine's Day quotes. (They'll help set the tone for a sexy little V-Day romp!)

  • "I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." —Notting Hill
  • "You are everything I never knew I always wanted." —Fools Rush In
  • "You know, it's dangerous for you to be here in the frozen foods section because you could melt all this stuff." —My Blue Heaven
  • "I don't bite, you know, unless it's called for." —Charade
  • "You give me premature ventricular contractions. You make my heart skip a beat." —No Strings Attached
  • "I hate to see you go, I love to watch you leave." —Face/Off
  • "You turned my bed into a sacred oasis," —Taylor Swift, "Dancing With Our Hands Tied"

Single Valentine's Day Quotes

If you're single this Valentine's Day or are looking for something to send to a friend, consider these single Valentine's Day quotes.

  • "I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude." —Henry David Thoreau
  • "Some people are settling down, some people are settling and some people refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies." —Sex and The City
  • "I think it's very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person." —Oscar Wilde
  • "The course of true love never did run smooth." —William Shakespeare
  • "I celebrate myself and sing myself." —Walt Whitman
  • "Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with." —Sex and The City
  • "I don't need Prince Charming to have my own happy ending." —Katy Perry
  • "I'm single because I was born that way." —Mae West
  • "Being single doesn't necessarily mean you're available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says 'Do Not Disturb' on your heart." —Wiz Khalifa
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