50 Most Inspiring Romantic Quotes

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These heart-melting quotes by artists, writers and philosophers will put you in the mood for love.

Love inspires the most beautiful gestures. Love makes us starry-eyed; it makes us swoon. It makes us want to write sonnets and dance until dawn. It makes us do things that other people might even think are a little crazy (but if you've ever been in love, you'll understand). It also inspires some of the most beautiful words ever uttered in the English language. That's why we've rounded up the top 50 most romantic love quotes as said by celebrities and lovers around the world and across time. 

"One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence." ― Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." ― Dr. Seuss

"There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment." ― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

"I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close." ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

"Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave." ― A.A. Milne

"She was ready to deny the existence of space and time rather than admit that love might not be eternal." ― Simone de Beauvoir, The Mandarins

"For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home." ― Stephanie Perkins, Anna And The French Kiss

"They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now." ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

"Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze." ― Elinor Glyn

"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." ― Rumi

 

"So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me ... every day." ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

"Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it." ― Mitch Albom

"One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love."
― Sophocles

"Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time." ― Haruki Murakami

"To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable." ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

"Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it." ― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk To Remember

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you ... I could walk through my garden forever." ― Alfred Tennyson

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