After reading through hundreds and hundreds short love quotes, love sayings, love songs and romantic poems, we’ve never felt better prepared. We’re ready for expressing our affection on Valentine’s Day, Birthdays or Anniversaries.
And, better yet, we pulled the best of the best into the list below, including a top ten list. Enjoy.
77 Short Love Quotes For Incurable Romantics
Top Ten Short Love Quotes
1.) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
In this Audrey Hepburn quote, the actress captures the warmth and togetherness of true love. With an economical use of words, she communicates how important relationships are during our time on earth.
2.) I wish I’d done everything on earth with you.
In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald writes that when there’s deep affection shared, partners want to spend every waking moment with their dearest. It’s a tale as old as time.
3.) Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Robert Frost’s short love saying says a lot in just a few words. It’s not only about being in love, it’s also wanting to be loved by the one you want. It’s almost like one those short love poems, but in this case, it’s only one line.
4.) Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.
One of Robert Browning’s inspirational love quotes that seem to be a favorite at weddings everywhere you go. It’s easy to see why. The words are a promise from one lover to another. For however good things are now, it will get even better.
5.) Marry someone who laughs at the same things you do.
J.D. Salinger, of Catcher in the Rye fame, gets quickly to the point with these words of love. A shared viewpoint is so important for couples. Seeing things the same way, shared principles and yes, laughing at the same things, makes a relationship go smoothly.
6.) A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
In one of the better, cute love quotes, Ingrid Bergman describes the magic of a kiss. It’s hard to imagine anyone ever improving on this definition.
7.) He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle.
Who knew that Ring Lardner, perhaps best known as a boxing writer, could come up with one of the great, funny love quotes? More references to waffles when talking romance are always welcome.
8.) I know I am in love with you because my reality is finally better than my dreams.
And here’s Dr. Seuss composing like it’s coming from romantic love letters. When you’re wild about your crush, it’s like you’re walking on air. You can’t wait to see your sweetheart every moment of the day.
9.) Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Eva Gabor, who played a lead role in the TV show Green Acres (“New York is where I’d rather be…), addresses the win-win opportunity of a strong relationship.
10.) I love you right up to the moon — and back.
In the classic children’s book Guess How Much I Love You, author Sam McBratney describes a young hare who is being tucked in by his father. Every time the hare expresses how great his love is for his father, the dad one ups him. Finally, the young hare thinks he’s got it by telling his dad he loves him to the moon. But, as the young hare falls asleep, his father is heard whispering, “I love you right up to the moon – and back.” It’s become one of those sweet love quotes that used on many birthday cards and Facebook greetings.
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11.) I hear you voice in all the world’s noise.
12.) Where there is love, there is life.
13.) Promise me you’ll always be happy by my side. I promise I’ll sing to you when all the music dies.
14.) Love means never having to say you’re sorry.
Erich Segal from Love Story
15.) If I know what love is, it is because of you.
16.) I want to hear you think, or see your thoughts.
John Adams to Abigail Adams
17.) I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.
18.) More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
19.) You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.
20.) Two hearts can enlighten the whole world.
Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann
21.) Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by the imagination.
22.) True love stories never have endings.
23.) Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
24.) I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.
25.) I feel wonderful because I see the love light in your eyes.
Eric Clapton, “Wonderful Tonight”
26.) Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
27.) It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
28.) Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
29.) Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
30.) Two hearts in love need no words.
31.) And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile, cause you’re amazing, just the way you are.
Bruno Mars, Just the Way You Are song
32.) Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
33.) They gave each other a smile with a future in it.
34.) Stolen kisses are always sweetest.
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35.) Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet
36.) The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
37.) Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
38.) All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love.
39.) Heaven is a place on earth with you.
Lana Del Rey, Video Games song
40.) Important encounters are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other.
41.) Beauty and Love are as body and soul. Beauty is the mine. Love is the diamond.
42.) So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
43.) When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
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44.) Love is friendship that has caught fire.
45.) I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed & that necessary.
46.) When I fall in love, it will be forever.
47.) For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
48.) Your words are my food, your breath is my wine. You are everything to me.
49.) Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
50.) In case you ever foolishly forget; I’m never not thinking of you.
Virginia Woolf, Selected Diaries
51.) I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.
52.) We must be our own before we can be another’s.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
53.) You’re my downfall, you’re my muse My worst distraction, my rhythm and blues.
54.) Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
55.) If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
56.) I’m on your magical mystery ride, And I’m so dizzy, don’t know what hit me, but I’ll be alright.
57.) Love is like the wind you can’t see it but you can feel it.
58.) We are most alive when we’re in love.
59.) To be loved, be lovable.
60.) And we loved with a love that was more than love…
Edgar Allan Poe, Annabel Lee
61.) Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
62.) You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
63.) Come live with me, and be my love, and we will some new pleasures prove.
John Donne from The Bait
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64.) There is only one happiness in life – to love and to be loved.
65.) Music is Love in search of a word.
66.) Some people are worth melting for.
Olaf from Frozen
67.) It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
68.) Remember, we’re madly in love, so it’s alright to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
The Hunger Games
69.) You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.
70.) I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.
71.) I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer.
72.) The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention.
73.) Each time you happen to me all over again
Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence
74.) And remember, as it was written, to love another person is to see the face of God.
75.) One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.
76.) The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
77.) I kiss your vision as it rises before my mind.
Winston Churchill, in a letter to Clementine Churchill
In addition to being a curator of quotes, Mike is an author, inventor, and entrepreneur. He worked as president of Magnetic Poetry, creators of the ubiquitous refrigerator magnets folks use to create verse in their kitchens.