Some people love Valentine’s Day. Others? Not so much.
Then there’s that group that’s on-the-fence. They’re romantics deep down but sometimes need a little prodding.
Well we’re here to kickstart your heart by throwing some classic “love and romance” quotes your way.
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
Love, and a cough, cannot be hid. ~George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, 1651
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 can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid
Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960
The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. ~Margaret Atwood
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
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
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost
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