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Thoughtful Quotes About Love And Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day 2022 is coming and love is in the air... to a wonderfully extra degree. Here we present 121 of the best love quotes for you to reflect upon and share this Valentine's Day... or any day of the year really... shouldn't we be celebrating something so wonderfully sweet as love all the time?

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Quote: We are most alive when we're in love. by author John Updike overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime
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We are most alive when we're in love.


Quote: The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. by author Hubert Humphrey overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.


Quote: All you need is love. by author Paul McCartney overlaid on photo of couple walking in seashore
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All you need is love.


Quote: Love and hope are twins. by author Maria Gowen Brooks overlaid on photo of mountain hills under blue sky
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Love and hope are twins.


Quote: If not love, what? by author Rob Liano overlaid on photo of brown labrador puppy
Photo Credit: Lucrezia Carnelos

If not love, what?


Quote: If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. by author Maya Angelou overlaid on photo of photo of author Maya Angelou with quote

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good Morning' at total strangers.


We can only learn to love by loving.


Quote: The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving. by author Edwin Louis Cole overlaid on photo of person holding yellow petaled flower
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The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.


Quote: True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice. by author Sadhu Vaswani overlaid on photo of red and white heart shape illustration
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True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.


Quote: Love is a two-way street constantly under construction. by author Carroll Bryant overlaid on photo of couple standing in front of fence near body of water
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Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.


Quote: Love is love's reward. by author John Dryden overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

Love is love's reward.


Quote: Love is the brightest star in life's darkest skies. by author Matshona Dhliwayo overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
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Love is the brightest star in life's darkest skies.


Quote: Love is never wrong. by author Melissa Etheridge overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

Love is never wrong.


Quote: In reality, love is fluid; it's a verb, not a noun. by author Sharon Salzberg overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
Photo Credit: Cassie Lopez

In reality, love is fluid; it's a verb, not a noun.


Quote: In love, we have to dare everything if we really love. by author Alain Delon overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
Photo Credit: Cassie Lopez

In love, we have to dare everything if we really love.


Quote: Truth comes to us mediated by human love. by author A. N. Wilson overlaid on photo of purple flower in tilt shift lens
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Truth comes to us mediated by human love.


Quote: The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them. by author Louisa May Alcott overlaid on photo of woman and man holding hands
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The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.


Quote: I am weird, you are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love. by author Dr. Seuss overlaid on photo of man and woman in wedding dress walking on brown grass field during daytime
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I am weird, you are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love.


Quote: They do not love that do not show their love. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

They do not love that do not show their love.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.


Quote: True love stories never have endings. by author Richard Bach overlaid on photo of close-up photo of pink flower
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True love stories never have endings.


Quote: Love is never defeated. by author Pope John Paul II overlaid on photo of mountain hills under blue sky
Photo Credit: Patrick Bald

Love is never defeated.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.


Quote: Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you. by author Loretta Young overlaid on photo of man kissing the woman wearing blue polka-dot dress
Photo Credit: Anna Hecker

Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.


Quote: Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey. by author Lord Byron overlaid on photo of pink flowers in tilt shift lens
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Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.


Quote: A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. by author Mark Twain overlaid on photo of woman and man holding hands
Photo Credit: Roman Kraft

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. There is nothing more satisfying than that sense of being completely "at home" in your own skin. When you achieve that as a natural state of "being", then you can finally look beyond yourself and fully contribute all your talents to the world.


Quote: Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. by author H. L. Mencken overlaid on photo of photo of author H. L. Mencken with quote

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.


Quote: I know of only one duty, and that is to love. by author Albert Camus overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.


Come dress yourself in love, let the journey begin.


Love me until the flames of the last star burn out.


Quote: Some people care too much. I think it's called love. by author A. A. Milne overlaid on photo of photo of author A. A. Milne with quote

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.


Quote: Take responsibility for finding your one true love. by author Bo Sanchez overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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Take responsibility for finding your one true love.


Quote: We might not be perfect
but perfect for one another. by author Dahi Tamara Koch overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
Photo Credit: Mike Giles

We might not be perfect
but perfect for one another.


Life is plentiful where there is an abundance of love.


Quote: Remember, you are the light of love in the darkness. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of gray concrete road between trees
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings

Remember, you are the light of love in the darkness.


Quote: Deep love for humanity is a vaccine for depression. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of close-up photo of pink flower
Photo Credit: Ricardo Gomez Angel

Deep love for humanity is a vaccine for depression.


Quote: Love is eternal. There is no greater power than love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
Photo Credit: Cassie Lopez

Love is eternal. There is no greater power than love.


The activity of love and faith is what makes heaven.


Quote: What comfort there is in the skin of someone you love! by author Erich Maria Remarque overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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What comfort there is in the skin of someone you love!


Quote: Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  with quote

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.


Quote: Love is nothing but giving, tolerating and sacrificing. by author Harbhajan Singh Khalsa overlaid on photo of photo of author Harbhajan Singh Khalsa with quote

Love is nothing but giving, tolerating and sacrificing.


Quote: One need not fall in love; one must rise through love. by author Hazrat Inayat Khan overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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One need not fall in love; one must rise through love.


Quote: The deepest truth blooms only from the deepest love. by author Heinrich Heine overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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The deepest truth blooms only from the deepest love.


Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella.


Quote: When you love someone you let them take care of you. by author Jodi Picoult overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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When you love someone you let them take care of you.


Quote: True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you. by author Julia Roberts overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you.


Quote: In many ways, anger is a misdirected plea for love. by author Karen Salmansohn overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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In many ways, anger is a misdirected plea for love.


Quote: We do not love each other without changing each other. by author Madeleine L'Engle overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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We do not love each other without changing each other.


Quote: Without being and remaining oneself, there is no love. by author Martin Buber overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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Without being and remaining oneself, there is no love.


Quote: Love talks and talks. Lust is brief and to the point. by author Mason Cooley overlaid on photo of black heart drawing on yellow wall
Photo Credit: Ed Robertson

Love talks and talks. Lust is brief and to the point.


Quote: The ways are two: love and want of love. That is all. by author Mencius overlaid on photo of orange flowers
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The ways are two: love and want of love. That is all.


Quote: Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones. by author Mignon McLaughlin overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones.


Quote: Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name. by author Mignon McLaughlin overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
Photo Credit: adrianna geo

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.


Quote: Lovers know what they want, but not what they need. by author Publilius Syrus overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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Lovers know what they want, but not what they need.


Quote: Genuine awe connects us with the world in a new way. by author Sharon Salzberg overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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Genuine awe connects us with the world in a new way.


Quote: People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love. by author Simon Cowell overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.


Quote: What is love? It is the morning and the evening star. by author Sinclair Lewis overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.


Quote: An eternity caught within a feeling is called love. by author Laura Chouette overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers in tilt shift lens
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An eternity caught within a feeling is called love.


Quote: May your first word be adventure and last word love. by author Bruce Feiler overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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May your first word be adventure and last word love.


Quote: Any story is better with a little love in it, right? by author Claire Danes overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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Any story is better with a little love in it, right?


Quote: Love other human beings as you would love yourself. by author Ho Chi Minh overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated small dog lying on green grass
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Love other human beings as you would love yourself.






Quote: We put our faith in love. by author Lauren Kate overlaid on photo of brown leaf on asphalt road
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We put our faith in love.


Quote: You can't choose who you fall in love with, you know? by author Kate Winslet overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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You can't choose who you fall in love with, you know?


Quote: People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense. by author Ken Kesey overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.


Quote: War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate. by author Marvin Gaye overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate.


Quote: When you love someone, you don't try to change them. by author Michelle Yeoh overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

When you love someone, you don't try to change them.


Quote: Love is messy. It's not something that's real clean. by author Matt Dillon overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

Love is messy. It's not something that's real clean.


Quote: Beneath the greatest love lies a hurricane of hate. by author Phil Ochs overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
Photo Credit: Cassie Lopez

Beneath the greatest love lies a hurricane of hate.


Quote: Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough. by author Pierre Beaumarchais overlaid on photo of black heart drawing on yellow wall
Photo Credit: Ed Robertson

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.


Quote: If a relationship is founded on love it doesn't end. by author Rosanne Cash overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

If a relationship is founded on love it doesn't end.


I'm afraid love may not exist the way I want it to.


Quote: Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge. by author Stephen Levine overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
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Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge.


Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.


Quote: Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar. by author Theodor Adorno overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.


Quote: Friendship is probably the most common form of love. by author Stieg Larsson overlaid on photo of gray concrete road between trees
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings

Friendship is probably the most common form of love.


Quote: Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live. by author Tom Wolfe overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.


Quote: Every human being I know craves love and affection. by author Terry McMillan overlaid on photo of purple heart shaped ornament on black and white textile
Photo Credit: Tim Mossholder

Every human being I know craves love and affection.


Quote: At the end of the day, love and compassion will win. by author Terry Waite overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
Photo Credit: Mike Giles

At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.


Quote: Never be afraid to love. Just be careful who you love. by author Carlos Wallace overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

Never be afraid to love. Just be careful who you love.


Quote: Love is war. The best tactic in attack is surrender. by author Chloe Thurlow overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
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Love is war. The best tactic in attack is surrender.


Quote: Learn first to love yourself, and then you can love me. by author Bernard of Clairvaux overlaid on photo of photo of author Bernard of Clairvaux with quote

Learn first to love yourself, and then you can love me.


Quote: Where there is love, there is vulnerability to pain. by author Laura Ramirez overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
Photo Credit: Mike Giles

Where there is love, there is vulnerability to pain.


Quote: When you have nothing to offer, love gives abundantly. by author E'yen A. Gardner overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

When you have nothing to offer, love gives abundantly.


Quote: It's a blessed thing to love and feel loved in return. by author E. A. Bucchianeri overlaid on photo of photo of author E. A. Bucchianeri with quote

It's a blessed thing to love and feel loved in return.


Quote: Don't be afraid to be the person who loves the most. by author Seth Adam Smith overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
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Don't be afraid to be the person who loves the most.


Quote: Romance is all about making a story out of our love. by author Joey Comeau overlaid on photo of photo of author Joey Comeau with quote

Romance is all about making a story out of our love.


Quote: Love is always in the mood of believing in miracles. by author John Cowper Powys overlaid on photo of photo of author John Cowper Powys with quote

Love is always in the mood of believing in miracles.


Quote: True love is measured by the thermometer of suffering. by author Mary Faustina Kowalska overlaid on photo of photo of author Mary Faustina Kowalska with quote

True love is measured by the thermometer of suffering.


Quote: The heart has reasons that reason does not understand. by author Jacques-Benigne Bossuet overlaid on photo of photo of author Jacques-Benigne Bossuet with quote

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.


Quote: To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow. by author Elizabeth Gilbert overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
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To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow.


Quote: Love transcends all animosity and is never partial. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
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Love transcends all animosity and is never partial.


Quote: Rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love. by author Albert Camus overlaid on photo of black heart drawing on yellow wall
Photo Credit: Ed Robertson

Rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love.


Quote: Love is all, love is new, love is all, love is you. by author John Lennon overlaid on photo of red and white heart shape illustration
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Love is all, love is new, love is all, love is you.


Quote: Love and compassion are the pillars of world peace. by author Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
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Love and compassion are the pillars of world peace.


Quote: The light of love drives away the darkness of guilt. by author Paulo Coelho overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
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The light of love drives away the darkness of guilt.


Quote: Love your Neighbour; yet don't pull down your Hedge. by author Benjamin Franklin overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
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Love your Neighbour; yet don't pull down your Hedge.


Quote: The most important medicine is tender love and care. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
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The most important medicine is tender love and care.


Quote: Have you become a song in someone's heart? by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of toddler hugging siberian husky
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Have you become a song in someone's heart?


Quote: Let our hearts always sing the song of love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of milky way above body of water
Photo Credit: Kristopher Roller

Let our hearts always sing the song of love.


Quote: Love is for life; life is for love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

Love is for life; life is for love.


Quote: Better to have loved and lost than to live with regret. by author Big Pun overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman playing guitars
Photo Credit: Mike Giles

Better to have loved and lost than to live with regret.


Quote: Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life. by author Leo Buscaglia overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.


Quote: Live fully, love deeply, let go with no bitterness. by author Paulo Coelho overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated small dog lying on green grass
Photo Credit: Ralu Gal

Live fully, love deeply, let go with no bitterness.




Quote: Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. by author Brené Brown overlaid on photo of photo of author Brené Brown with quote

Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.


Quote: The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. by author Carl Jung overlaid on photo of man in black suit jacket and woman in blue dress kissing during daytime
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The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.


Quote: True love begins when nothing is looked for in return. by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.


Quote: If you judge people, you have no time to love them. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.


Quote: Now a soft kiss -- Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss. by author John Keats overlaid on photo of woman in black and white floral dress sitting on red car hood during daytime
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Now a soft kiss -- Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.


Quote: The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together. by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry overlaid on photo of yellow flower field under clear sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together.


Quote: Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward. by author Thomas Merton overlaid on photo of white
Photo Credit: Joanna Kosinska

Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.


Quote: This is love: to fly toward a secret sky. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky.




Quote: For those who love... time is eternity. by author Henry Van Dyke overlaid on photo of full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers
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For those who love... time is eternity.


Quote: Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. by author John Lennon overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
Photo Credit: Adam Dutton

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.


Quote: If I know what love is, it is because of you. by author Hermann Hesse overlaid on photo of man in gray sweater carrying woman in black jacket
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If I know what love is, it is because of you.


Quote: Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of birds flying under cloudy sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Isaac Quesada

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.


Quote: Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without. by author Raphael Montanez Ortiz overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
Photo Credit: Filipe Almeida

Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without.


Quote: Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time. by author Henri Frederic Amiel overlaid on photo of couple sitting on bench under tree grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Marc A. Sporys

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.


Quote: The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of heart drawn on sand during daytime
Photo Credit: Khadeeja Yasser

The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was.


Quote: You know you're in love when you stop comparing. by author Mason Cooley overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of brown and black bird
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You know you're in love when you stop comparing.


Quote: For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. by author Rosemonde Gerard overlaid on photo of pink and green flower painting
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.


Quote: All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. by author Leo Tolstoy overlaid on photo of woman covering man's face
Photo Credit: Chermiti Mohamed

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.


Quote: In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of red and black floral textile
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.




Quote: The only thing we should scream into the world is love. by author Jill Telford overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bezanger

The only thing we should scream into the world is love.


Quote: Don't wait until it's too late to tell someone how much you love, how much you care. by author Auliq Ice overlaid on photo of man carrying woman beside seashore
Photo Credit: Allen Taylor

Don't wait until it's too late to tell someone how much you love, how much you care.


Quote: If every lover was treated like they matter -- every day; Valentine's day wouldn't be so 'special.' by author Mokokoma Mokhonoana overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
Photo Credit: Khamkéo Vilaysing

If every lover was treated like they matter -- every day; Valentine's day wouldn't be so 'special.'


Quote: Love is the only answer to every question. It is the only thing that will serve you in every situation. It is the route and the destination. It is medication, liberation and should be at the heart of and expression of your vocation. by author Rasheed Ogunlaru overlaid on photo of brown leaf on brown stem
Photo Credit: Åukasz Rawa

Love is the only answer to every question. It is the only thing that will serve you in every situation. It is the route and the destination. It is medication, liberation and should be at the heart of and expression of your vocation.


Quote: I love you every day as if it is Valentine's day. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

I love you every day as if it is Valentine's day.


Quote: On this Valentine's Day I like to whisper in your ear the silent songs of my heart. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of black and pink heart print textile
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

On this Valentine's Day I like to whisper in your ear the silent songs of my heart.


Quote: To all lovebirds, enjoy each other's company and most importantly enjoy your special day. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of pink flowers in vase
Photo Credit: Uljana Maljutina

To all lovebirds, enjoy each other's company and most importantly enjoy your special day. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Oh my Valentine! I was waiting for you next to my wide open window just as a flower bud waits for the spring air to bloom. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of blue rose
Photo Credit: Edward Howell

Oh my Valentine! I was waiting for you next to my wide open window just as a flower bud waits for the spring air to bloom.


Quote: I feel you not only on Valentine's day but with every breath of every day. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of man and woman kissing
Photo Credit: Alexander Krivitskiy

I feel you not only on Valentine's day but with every breath of every day.


Quote: If I have not been both soothed by love and on the opposite extreme left devastated by it, I will never understand its power nor respect its majesty. by author Craig D. Lounsbrough overlaid on photo of plain background
Photo Credit: Pawel Czerwinski

If I have not been both soothed by love and on the opposite extreme left devastated by it, I will never understand its power nor respect its majesty.


Quote: Valentine's Day is an extraordinary moment for recalling the lasting power of a true love. by author M. F. Moonzajer overlaid on photo of pink flower with green stem
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

Valentine's Day is an extraordinary moment for recalling the lasting power of a true love.


Quote: Real love is an appreciable place of safety and nobility. Keep the fire burning. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of green ceramic mug on wooden desk
Photo Credit: David Mao

Real love is an appreciable place of safety and nobility. Keep the fire burning. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Real love understands, communicates without fail, forgives without an apology. Try to practise forgiveness in daily basis. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman during sunset
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Real love understands, communicates without fail, forgives without an apology. Try to practise forgiveness in daily basis. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Real love binds two souls together for keeps and it's called soul mates. Give her him your whole heart. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hand using pinky fingers
Photo Credit: Hunter Newton

Real love binds two souls together for keeps and it's called soul mates. Give her him your whole heart. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Friendship, trust, loyalty and patience are the crucial ingredients of true love. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of blue sky with white clouds
Photo Credit: Lucas Ludwig

Friendship, trust, loyalty and patience are the crucial ingredients of true love. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: A daddy is a daughter's first love and a lifelong gift for Valentine's Day. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of brown rocky mountain under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Leonardo Corral

A daddy is a daughter's first love and a lifelong gift for Valentine's Day.


Quote: Love is a sweet aroma, it fills the room with a wonderful atmosphere. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of brides and groom looking each other
Photo Credit: Isaiah Rustad

Love is a sweet aroma, it fills the room with a wonderful atmosphere. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Love is a courageous device, it gives you the ability to see things in a positive way. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of bee on flower
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

Love is a courageous device, it gives you the ability to see things in a positive way. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: When I ask you to be my valentine, I'm not asking you to love me. I'm simply asking you to accept tokens of my love for you. by author Richelle E. Goodrich overlaid on photo of yellow and purple flower with white background
Photo Credit: Flavia Bon

When I ask you to be my valentine, I'm not asking you to love me. I'm simply asking you to accept tokens of my love for you.


Quote: Love attracts, connects, builds and frees the beauty of humanity. Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of person holding lighted oil lamp
Photo Credit: Prateek Gautam

Love attracts, connects, builds and frees the beauty of humanity. Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: The day when a higher number of people speak lies in this world is Valentine's day. 
The day when a higher number of people do trust in lies in this world is Valentine's day. by author Mohammed Zaki Ansari overlaid on photo of pink and white flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

The day when a higher number of people speak lies in this world is Valentine's day.
The day when a higher number of people do trust in lies in this world is Valentine's day.


Quote: Don't be shy to show your love, verbalise it and cushion it because it is the most beautiful and fragile gift that God has ever given to the humankind.
Happy Valentine's Day. by author Euginia Herlihy overlaid on photo of pink and white flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Don't be shy to show your love, verbalise it and cushion it because it is the most beautiful and fragile gift that God has ever given to the humankind.
Happy Valentine's Day.


Quote: Valentine's Day: one day to celebrate love, friendship, give hugs and say sweet things to your loved ones? C'mon, I need an entire year of that! by author Rodolfo Peon overlaid on photo of silhouette of woman during sunset
Photo Credit: Mariam Soliman

Valentine's Day: one day to celebrate love, friendship, give hugs and say sweet things to your loved ones? C'mon, I need an entire year of that!


Quote: I stole your heart my dear and promise to keep it in the prison of my love forever. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bezanger

I stole your heart my dear and promise to keep it in the prison of my love forever.


Quote: The art of love is the best art of life. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of blue flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Phillip Larking

The art of love is the best art of life.


Quote: As a flower can't bloom without sunshine so a life can't flourish without love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of pink tulips in clear glass vase
Photo Credit: Felicia Varzari

As a flower can't bloom without sunshine so a life can't flourish without love.


Quote: You're my fresh air, I love you with every breath, my dear. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of closeup photo of blue petaled flowers
Photo Credit: Irina Iriser

You're my fresh air, I love you with every breath, my dear.




Quote: In my darkness you appeared like a full moon with silvery lights of love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Joanna Nix-Walkup

In my darkness you appeared like a full moon with silvery lights of love.


Quote: Today's Valentine's Day. There's a whole day devoted solely to love. Does that make any sense? Nah. Love makes us all crazy. But it's fun too. by author Lisa Greenwald overlaid on photo of silhouette photo of couple standing on beach watching sunset
Photo Credit: Nathan Dumlao

Today's Valentine's Day. There's a whole day devoted solely to love. Does that make any sense? Nah. Love makes us all crazy. But it's fun too.


Quote: Valentine's Day is the poet's holiday. by author Ted Kooser overlaid on photo of green leaf tree near mountain covered by snow at daytime
Photo Credit: Sergey Pesterev

Valentine's Day is the poet's holiday.


Quote: If my Valentine you won't be,
I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree. by author Ernest Hemingway overlaid on photo of pink concrete wall during daytime
Photo Credit: Bekky Bekks

If my Valentine you won't be,
I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree.




Quote: May your Valentine's Day be filled with adoration, pampering, and a pair of gorgeous, tiny-heeled Jimmy Choo sandals that are completely useless in this weather. Just remember: You are totally worth it. by author Cecily Von Ziegesar overlaid on photo of blue textile with blue background
Photo Credit: James Lee

May your Valentine's Day be filled with adoration, pampering, and a pair of gorgeous, tiny-heeled Jimmy Choo sandals that are completely useless in this weather. Just remember: You are totally worth it.




Quote: Valentine's Day without your love is like a year without the Internet. by author Santosh Kalwar overlaid on photo of white flower in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

Valentine's Day without your love is like a year without the Internet.




Money can't buy love, except on Valentine's Day.




Quote: To the romantic soul, the rituals of Valentine's Day echo every day of the year. by author Richelle E. Goodrich overlaid on photo of orange moon during nighttime
Photo Credit: Hugo Kemmel

To the romantic soul, the rituals of Valentine's Day echo every day of the year.


Quote: Valentine's Day is just another day to truly love like there is no tomorrow. by author Roy A. Ngansop overlaid on photo of gray elephant
Photo Credit: Eric Heininger

Valentine's Day is just another day to truly love like there is no tomorrow.


Quote: I talk for a living, but it's still hard to talk about love, especially when it's officially mandated by the calendar. (Men, of course, think Valentine's Day is a woman-dated occasion.). by author Gina Barreca overlaid on photo of Bright orange to dark red gradient
Photo Credit: Luke Chesser

I talk for a living, but it's still hard to talk about love, especially when it's officially mandated by the calendar. (Men, of course, think Valentine's Day is a woman-dated occasion.).


Quote: The thing about Valentine's day is that people discover who are single and who to feel jealous of. by author Faye Morgan overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
Photo Credit: Khamkéo Vilaysing

The thing about Valentine's day is that people discover who are single and who to feel jealous of.






Quote: I believe you can make your better half feel special on any given day and turn it into Valentine's Day. by author Rithvik Dhanjani overlaid on photo of yellow flower field near bare trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Ricardo Gomez Angel

I believe you can make your better half feel special on any given day and turn it into Valentine's Day.


Quote: Without Valentine's Day, February would be…well, January. by author Jim Gaffigan overlaid on photo of couple hugging each other during sunset
Photo Credit: Anastasia Sklyar

Without Valentine's Day, February would be…well, January.


Quote: Remember, your Valentine's card shows you care enough to send the very best, even though you're too lazy to put it in your own words. by author Melanie White overlaid on photo of woman standing on beachfront
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

Remember, your Valentine's card shows you care enough to send the very best, even though you're too lazy to put it in your own words.


Quote: Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry overlaid on photo of purple-petaled flower on selective focus photography
Photo Credit: Roxxie Blackham

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.


Quote: Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. by author Zora Neale Hurston overlaid on photo of red and white heart balloons
Photo Credit: Christopher Beloch

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.


Quote: This is my saddest story: In grade school, they would have us open our Valentine's cards and read them out loud. I always sent cards to myself because nobody else did. by author William Shatner overlaid on photo of solid background
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

This is my saddest story: In grade school, they would have us open our Valentine's cards and read them out loud. I always sent cards to myself because nobody else did.


Quote: Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of man in black suit jacket and woman in blue dress kissing during daytime
Photo Credit: Nathan Dumlao

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.


Quote: All of us, consciously or unconsciously, set out to have the best possible love life. Valentine's Day simply shines a light on the degree to which that didn't -- or hasn't yet -- materialized. by author Tracy McMillan overlaid on photo of green leafed plant on clear glass vase filled with water
Photo Credit: Sarah Dorweiler

All of us, consciously or unconsciously, set out to have the best possible love life. Valentine's Day simply shines a light on the degree to which that didn't -- or hasn't yet -- materialized.


Quote: Absolutely, there is a connection between food and love. I always say, when there's love in my heart or I'm feeling particularly good, the food comes out that much better. And so I think Valentine's Day is a special day. by author Todd English overlaid on photo of closeup photo of white heart bunting
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

Absolutely, there is a connection between food and love. I always say, when there's love in my heart or I'm feeling particularly good, the food comes out that much better. And so I think Valentine's Day is a special day.


Quote: Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! by author Thomas Hood overlaid on photo of orange moon during nighttime
Photo Credit: Hugo Kemmel

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!


Quote: I'm like the kid in kindergarten; I really do send valentines to everyone. by author Susie Bright overlaid on photo of woman in blue denim jacket leaning on man's shoulder near body of water
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

I'm like the kid in kindergarten; I really do send valentines to everyone.


Quote: Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness. by author Sigmund Freud overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.


Quote: I've realized that although Valentine's Day can be a cheesy money-making stint to most people, it's a day of expressing love across the world. It doesn't have to only be between lovers, but by telling a friend that you care, or even an old person that they are still appreciated. by author Reeva Steenkamp overlaid on photo of Reeva Steenkamp quote; white text on black background

I've realized that although Valentine's Day can be a cheesy money-making stint to most people, it's a day of expressing love across the world. It doesn't have to only be between lovers, but by telling a friend that you care, or even an old person that they are still appreciated.


Quote: Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score;
Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million.
Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun. by author Robert Herrick overlaid on photo of photo of author Robert Herrick with quote

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score;
Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million.
Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.


Quote: Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. by author Robert Frost overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.


Quote: I claim there ain't another Saint as great as Valentine. by author Ogden Nash overlaid on photo of red heart and man hanging drawing
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings

I claim there ain't another Saint as great as Valentine.


Quote: I just think Valentine's Day is a day to really appreciate the person you love, no matter who it is, and to spend time with them. I don't think it's all about fancy presents or whatever. I think it's about spending that quality time with that special person. by author Prince Royce overlaid on photo of photo of author Prince Royce with quote

I just think Valentine's Day is a day to really appreciate the person you love, no matter who it is, and to spend time with them. I don't think it's all about fancy presents or whatever. I think it's about spending that quality time with that special person.


Quote: I think that Valentine's Day is only as good as you want it to be. You know, I don't think it should be anything fancy, nothing crazy. As long as you're spending time with that person that's special, I think that's a great Valentine's Day. by author Prince Royce overlaid on photo of ocean wave during day
Photo Credit: Ahmed Saeed

I think that Valentine's Day is only as good as you want it to be. You know, I don't think it should be anything fancy, nothing crazy. As long as you're spending time with that person that's special, I think that's a great Valentine's Day.


Quote: Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else. by author Nicholas Sparks overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of orange flower
Photo Credit: Rafael Zamora

Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.


Quote: I'm sentimental about many things: the lumpy feel of a baby's unused feet, the metallic smell of the air before the first snow, the last scene in 'It's a Wonderful Life.' But Valentine's Day leaves me cold. by author Nancy Gibbs overlaid on photo of yellow and white color illustration
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

I'm sentimental about many things: the lumpy feel of a baby's unused feet, the metallic smell of the air before the first snow, the last scene in 'It's a Wonderful Life.' But Valentine's Day leaves me cold.


Quote: If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. by author Michel de Montaigne overlaid on photo of pink and white tulips on white surface
Photo Credit: Larisa Birta

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.


Quote: For me, one of the toughest things about Valentine's Day is that it gets geared up as the day to profess your love. See, T-E-S-T -- that's a bad word that doesn't go with L-O-V-E. by author Matthew McConaughey overlaid on photo of Dark purple to red to orange gradient
Photo Credit: Luke Chesser

For me, one of the toughest things about Valentine's Day is that it gets geared up as the day to profess your love. See, T-E-S-T -- that's a bad word that doesn't go with L-O-V-E.


Quote: Although I believe affection and romance should be shown all year around, it's always smart to have a good plan up your sleeve for Valentine's Day. by author Marcus Samuelsson overlaid on photo of plain background
Photo Credit: Pawel Czerwinski

Although I believe affection and romance should be shown all year around, it's always smart to have a good plan up your sleeve for Valentine's Day.


Quote: The whole Valentine's thing is fine, but you don't back it up right next to the biggest gift-giving holiday of the year. Unbelievable. And we find it acceptable. by author Lewis Black overlaid on photo of white
Photo Credit: Joanna Kosinska

The whole Valentine's thing is fine, but you don't back it up right next to the biggest gift-giving holiday of the year. Unbelievable. And we find it acceptable.


Quote: What I find most disturbing about Valentine's Day is, look, I get that you have to have a holiday of love, but in the height of flu season, it makes no sense. by author Lewis Black overlaid on photo of white textile in close up photography
Photo Credit: Alyssa Hurley

What I find most disturbing about Valentine's Day is, look, I get that you have to have a holiday of love, but in the height of flu season, it makes no sense.


Quote: People love in different ways. You may have a man who brings you flowers every Monday but doesn't give two hooty-hoots about Valentine's Day. Just because he doesn't give you a valentine doesn't mean he doesn't love you! by author Jada Pinkett Smith overlaid on photo of closeup photo of white heart bunting
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

People love in different ways. You may have a man who brings you flowers every Monday but doesn't give two hooty-hoots about Valentine's Day. Just because he doesn't give you a valentine doesn't mean he doesn't love you!


Quote: I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give. by author Julia Child overlaid on photo of white and black floral textile
Photo Credit: Fakurian Design

I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.


Quote: For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. by author Judy Garland overlaid on photo of iris flower blue wallpaper
Photo Credit: Dim Gunger

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.


I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.


Quote: Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. by author Fernando Pessoa overlaid on photo of couple hugging each other during sunset
Photo Credit: Anastasia Sklyar

Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.


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