It’s wonderful to express our love through gestures and actions, but saying it out loud is just as sweet. When we say “I love you”, we’re showing a different side of us that’s intimate and vulnerable. It may only be three words but this declaration of deep affection never gets old or any less meaningful. I love you’s still make hearts flutter, as always.
Whether you feel you’re not saying it enough or you’re lacking the courage to confess your feelings to someone, these messages can inspire you to completely express yourself. So, allow yourself to be adorable and romantic with these 30 I love you quotes.
I want someone who says “I love you” every night and proves it every day.
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
I love you and I don’t want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found out.
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. – Neil Gaiman
I love you for all that you are, all that you have been, and all you’re yet to be. – Ernest Hemingway
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She doesn’t say “I love you” like a normal person. Instead, she’ll laugh, shake her head, give you a little smile and say..” you’re an idiot”. If she tells you you’re an idiot, you’re a lucky man.
Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess. – Lemony Snicket
I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that. – Brian Andreas
Love is too weak a word for what I feel – I luuurve you, you know, I loave you, I luff you, two F’s, yes I have to invent, of course I – I do, don’t you think I do? – Alvy Singer, Annie Hall
I love you” means that I accept you for the person that you are, and that I do not wish to change you into someone else. It means that I will love you and stand by you even through the worst of times. It means loving you even when you’re in a bad mood, or too tired to do the things I want to do. It means loving you when you’re down, not just when you’re fun to be with. “I love you” means that I know your deepest secrets and do not judge you for them, asking in return that you do not judge me for mine. It means that I care enough to fight for what we have and that I love you enough not to let go. It means thinking of you, dreaming of you, wanting and needing you constantly, and hoping you feel the same way for me. – Deanne Laura Gilbert
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. – Sophocles
I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where, I love you directly without problems or pride: I love you like this because I don’t know any other way to love, except in this form in which I am not nor are you, so close that your hand upon my chest is mine, so close that your eyes close with my dreams.
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
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What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst. – Stieg Larsson
I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you. – John Green
When I tell you I love you, I don’t say it out of habit. I say it to remind you that you are the best thing that has ever happened to me.
You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love … I love … I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on. – Darcy, Pride and Prejudice
I’ve learned that you should never put off saying I love you in any relationship as long as you sincerely mean it. Otherwise, you may spend the rest of your life regretting it.
I love you just the way you are but you don’t see you like I do. You shouldn’t try so hard to be perfect. Trust me, perfect should try to be you. – Bo Burnham
When you say, “I love you”, you are making a promise with someone else’s heart. Try to honor it.
I’ve never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you’re not seeing an end to things. – Leighton Meester
True love isn’t found, it’s built.
Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. – Nicole Krauss
I love you. I am at rest with you. I have come home. – Dorothy L. Sayers
I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When I say I love you more, I don’t mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us, I love you more than any fight we will ever have. I love you more than the distance between us, I love you more than any obstacle that could try and come between us. I love you the most.
Every night before I go to sleep, I think about you, us and how much I love you.
I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way. – Pablo Neruda
I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved. – Shana Abe
I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn’t love myself.
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