74 Relationship Quotes That Celebrate Love—and Give You All the Feels
"Our love is like…" an ocean? The universe? A really juicy hamburger? Avoid cliches and awkward silences with these relationship quotes about love and romance.
Why is love so easy to feel but so hard to express?
“I love you” is always great but sometimes those three little words just aren’t enough to express the true depth of your love. Thankfully there are plenty of love quotes from people who are much smarter, wiser, and funnier than the rest of us. Romantic love quotes, loyalty quotes, love poems, love memes, and other love messages can get your creative juices flowing so you can truly express your love and devotion.
How to use love quotes: There’s a beautiful quote about love for every relationship occasion. Write one on a sticky note on the mirror or in your partner’s car, to brighten your loved one’s day. Text one as a way to let them know you’re thinking about them. Use a love quote to caption on a cute couple pic on Instagram.
Or perhaps you are trying to come up with the perfect swoon-worthy ~something~ to say for a meaningful occasion. You can use these love quotes in wedding vows, writing anniversary or birthday cards, inscribing jewelry, or attached to a gift sent to a long-distance love. The options are endless!
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” —Carl Jung
“Love starts as a feeling, but to continue is a choice. And I find myself choosing you, more and more every day.” —Justin Wetch
“Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” —Oscar Wilde
“When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” —Taylor Swift
“We are most alive when we are in love.” —John Updike
“We’re 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.” —Dr. Seuss
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” —Mignon McLaughlin
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” —Dr. Seuss
“Love doesn’t make the world go around. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” —Franklin P. Jones
“You are my greatest adventure.” —The Incredibles
“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
“A soulmate is someone who you carry with you forever. It’s the one person who knew you and accepted you and believed in you before anyone else did or when no one else would.” —Dawson’s Creek
“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” —Emily Brontë
“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” —Ann Landers
“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” —A. A. Milne
“It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.” —Jane Austen
“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” —A.A. Milne
“Love is not finding someone to live with. It’s finding someone you can’t live without.” —Rafael Ortiz
“It’s been a year and three months since we’ve kissed, and I rather have the ghost of his mouth on my lips than kiss anyone else.” —Alishah Khan
“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.” —Joanne Woodward
“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.” —Patrick Rothfuss
“Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.” —H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“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
“Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry the trash out.” —Joyce Brothers
“She knew she loved him when ‘home’ went from being a place to being a person.” —E. Leventhal
“If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.” —Cher
“Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.” —Margaret Mead
“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” —Audrey Hepburn
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“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.” —Sophocles
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” —Lao Tzu
“True love will triumph in the end— which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it’s the most beautiful lie we have.” —John Green
“Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.” —Fawn Weaver
“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” —Oprah Winfrey
“True love is singing karaoke ‘Under Pressure’ and letting the other person sing the Freddie Mercury part.” —Mindy Kaling
“One of the keys to a successful marriage is separate bathrooms. When he enters my bathroom sometimes I’m like, ‘Why are you in here?’ And he’s like, ‘I live here. Can I enjoy my bathroom, too?'” —Michelle Obama
“Husband secretly lowers the thermostat and I secretly turn it back up. We both vehemently deny touching it. Marriage is fun.” —Stephanie Ortiz
“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
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” —Charles M. Schulz
“Before you marry a person you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.” —Will Ferrell
“I wanted to send you something sexy, but the mailman told me to get out of the mailbox.” —unknown
“I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.” —Rita Rudner