Quotations for St Valentine’s Day

Posted By Simon on January 24, 2011
in Our Holiday

  • Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! ~Thomas Hood
  • When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • Many are the starrs I see, but in my eye no starr like thee. ~English saying used on poesy rings
  • Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939
  • Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein
  • I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon. ~Author Unknown
  • For you see, each day I love you more
    Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
    ~Rosemonde Gerard
  • 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. ~Author Unknown
  • Love – a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker. ~Author Unknown
  • I claim there ain’t
    Another Saint
    As great as Valentine.
    ~Ogden Nash
  • Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~Author Unknown
  • Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown
  • A hundred hearts would be too few
    To carry all my love for you.
    ~Author Unknown
  • You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, “Outside the Dog Museum”
  • We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. ~Author Unknown
  • Must, bid the Morn awake!
    Sad Winter now declines,
    Each bird doth choose a mate;
    This day’s Saint Valentine’s.
    For that good bishop’s sake
    Get up and let us see
    What beauty it shall be
    That Fortune us assigns.
    ~Michael Drayton
  • Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. ~William Shakespeare
  • kisses are a better fate
    than wisdom.
    ~e.e. cummings
  • If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? ~Author Unknown
  • Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde
  • In melody divine,
    My heart it beats to rapturous love,
    I long to call you mine.
    ~Author Unknown
  • Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning
  • Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye
  • The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. ~George Moore
  • We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe
  • Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ~Ben Hecht
  • Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. ~Henry Van Dyke
  • Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
  • I’ve fallen in love many times… always with you. ~Author Unknown
  • Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. ~Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975
  • What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you. ~Author Unknown
  • I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. ~Natalie Clifford Barney
  • Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning
  • Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ~Zora Neale Hurston
  • Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~Eva Gabor
  • Without love, the rich and poor live in the same house. ~Author Unknown
  • We don’t believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack. ~Marie Ebner Von Eschenbach, Aphorism
  • I love thee – I love thee,
    ‘Tis all that I can say
    It is my vision in the night,
    My dreaming in the day.
    ~Thomas Hood
  • Love, and a cough, cannot be hid. ~George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, 1651
  • Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966
  • Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved. ~Christopher Paul Rubero
  • A man is not where he lives, but where he loves. ~Latin Proverb
  • Tell me how many beads there are
    In a silver chain
    Of evening rain,
    Unravelled from the tumbling main,
    And threading the eye of a yellow star: -
    So many times do I love again.
    ~Thomas Lovell Beddoes
  • The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. ~Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670
  • At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. ~Plato
  • True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach
  • Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold. ~Zelda Fitzgerald
  • Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart. ~Kay Knudsen
  • Ah me! love cannot be cured by herbs. ~Ovid
  • Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes,
    After the day’s great sun.
    ~Charles Hanson Towne
  • Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
  • Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. ~Author Unknown
  • Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts. ~Author Unknown
  • The eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. ~Margaret Atwood
  • You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well. ~Author Unknown
  • Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart. ~Author Unknown
  • Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. ~Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy
  • Candle light, moon light, star light,
    The brightest glow is from love light.
    ~Grey Livingston
  • A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it. ~Frank A. Clark
  • Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. ~Rose Franken
  • Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies. ~Swedish Proverb
  • I love you like crazy, baby
    ‘Cuz I’d go crazy without you.
    ~Pixie Foudre
  • How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. ~Victor Hugo
  • It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves. ~John Bulwer
  • Love is not singular except in syllable. ~Marvin Taylor
  • They who meet on an April night are forever lost in love, if there’s moonlight all about and there’s no moon above. ~E.Y. “Yip” Harburg and Fred Saidy, dialogue just before the song “Old Devil Moon” in the musical Finian’s Rainbow (Thanks, Katherine!)
  • Love me and the world is mine. ~David Reed
  • Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost
  • Love is the poetry of the senses. ~Honoré de Balzac
  • Come live in my heart and pay no rent. ~Samuel Lover
  • True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. ~Erich Segal
  • Love is what you’ve been through with somebody. ~James Thurber, quoted in Life magazine, 1960
  • Love is being stupid together. ~Paul Valery
  • For twas not into my ear you whispered
    But into my heart
    Twas not my lips you kissed
    But my soul
    ~Judy Garland
  • As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. ~William Shakespeare
  • My heart to you is given:
    Oh, do give yours to me;
    We’ll lock them up together,
    And throw away the key.
    ~Frederick Saunders
  • Love is the greatest refreshment in life. ~Pablo Picasso
  • What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. ~Pearl Bailey
  • Give me a kisse, and to that kisse a score;
    Then to that twenty, adde a hundred more;
    A thousand to that hundred; so kisse on,
    To make that thousand up a million;
    Treble that million, and when that is done,
    Let’s kisse afresh, as when we first begun.
    ~Robert Herrick, “To Anthea (III)”
  • Falling in love is so hard on the knees. ~Aerosmith
  • Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. ~Voltaire
  • The most beautiful view is the one I share with you. ~Author Unknown
  • The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them. ~Stephen King
  • My whole heart for my whole life. ~French saying used on poesy rings
  • Like I’ve always said, love wouldn’t be blind if the braille weren’t so damned much fun. ~Armistead Maupin, Maybe the Moon
  • Love is metaphysical gravity. ~R. Buckminster Fuller
  • If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. ~Attributed to Claudia Ghandi

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