150 'I Love You' Quotes That Perfectly Describe Life With Your True Love

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If you're looking for the best, most inspirational 'I love you' quotes to figure out how to say those three little words and tell your soulmate exactly how you feel in a creative, romantic way, you've come to the right place.

Finding new ways to say 'I love you' can mean everything between soulmates. And yet, it may take weeks, months, or even years to work up the courage to do so, even when you know it's the most beautiful thing kindred spirits could hear.

But the best way to express your feelings in words is to speak from the heart and find romantic I love you quotes that say exactly what you mean.

To help you express your feelings on a special day — Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or even just because — in ways that may be easier than saying those three big little words, sometimes you need inspirational and romantic love quotes from others who know how you feel.

Whether you're expressing yourself with a romantic saying like "I would travel thousands of miles just to be with you," or using the best love quote ever (which is, hands down, "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" by A.A. Milne), these quotes and sayings will help.

The Very Best 'I Love You' Quotes To Share With Your Partner:

1. "Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I'll give my all to you. You're my end and my beginning. Even when I lose I'm winning." — John Legend, "All Of Me"

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2. "They knew it. Time, distance, nothing could separate them. Because they knew. It was right. It was real." — Annie Reed, "Sleepless in Seattle"

3. "I love you and I don't want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found out." — Your True Love

4. "When two people really care about each other, they always find a way to make it work. No matter how hard it is."  — Your Partner And Friend

5. "Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around." — Bob Marley

6. “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

7. "Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby — awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess." — Lemony Snicket

8. "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 do, don't you think I do?" — Alvy (Woody Allen) to Annie (Diane Keaton) in "Annie Hall"

9. "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

10. “It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.” ― John Updike

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

12. “What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.” ― Stieg Larsson, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"

13. “Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.” ― Rita Mae Brown

14. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

15. "When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you. When I met you I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I am afraid to lose you."  — Your Everything

16. "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

17. "I love you because you're awesome just like me."  — Your Soulmate

18. "The wrong one will find you in peace and leave you in pieces, but the right one will find you pieces and lead you to peace."  — Your Dedicated Partner

19. "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." — Mr. Darcy to Elizabeth in "Pride and Prejudice"

20. "In your light, I learn how to love." — Rumi

21. “I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.” ― Steve Maraboli

22. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.” ― Albert Einstein

23. "I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn't love myself."  — Your Confidante

24. "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

25. "Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation." — Rumi

26. "Just wanted to let you know that I love you even though you aren't naked right now."  — Your Knight In Shining Armor

27. "True love isn't found, it's built." — Your Devoted Partner

28. “I love you, not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.” — Roy Croft

29. "I may not get to see you as often as I like. I may not get to hold you in my arms all through the night. But deep in my heart I truly know, you're the one that I love, and can't let you go." — Your Forever Love

30. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach” ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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31. “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ” ― Agatha Christie

32. “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” ― Bertrand Russell

33. "I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul.” ― Victor Hugo

34. "He doesn’t love you. But I love you. I want you to have your own thoughts and ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms." — George Emerson (Julian Sands), "A Room With A View"

35. "It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together." — Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks), "Sleepless in Seattle"

36. "I love you like a fat kid loves cake." — Scott Adams

37. "You're kinda, sorta, basically, pretty much always on my mind." — Your Beau

38. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then." ― Cassandra Clare, "City of Glass"

39. "Find what you love and let it kill you." — Charles Bukowski

40. "Some people search their whole lives to find what I found in you." — Your True Love

41. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” ― C.S. Lewis

42. "I love you, with no beginning, no end. I love you as you have become an extra necessary organ in my body. I love you as only a girl could love a boy. Without fear. Without expectations. Wanting nothing in return, except that you allow me to keep you here in my heart, that I may always know your strength, your eyes, and your spirit that gave me freedom and let me fly." ― Coco J. Ginger

43. "You're the first one I think of when I wake up and the last one I think of before I go to sleep." — Your Boo

44. "Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will." — Your Forever Friend

45. "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" — Erich Fromm

46. "She wasn't exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way." — Nicholas Sparks

47. "I love you so, But why I love you, I'll never know." — Jay-Z and Kanye West, "Why I Love You"

48. "Lost with you, in you, and without you." — K. Towne Jr.

49. "There isn't one person in the world that I want more than I want you." — Your Sweetie

50. "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

51. "Why can't you just magically pop into my room with me and just cuddle for the rest of the night and kiss my head when I start to fall asleep?" — Your Partner In Crime

52. "Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart." — Louise Erdrich

53. “Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

54. "I love you. I am at rest with you. I have come home." — Dorothy L. Sayers

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55. "I loved you at your darkest." — Romans 5:8

56. "You are my best friend, my human diary, and my other half. You mean the world to me and I love you." — The Person Who Will Love You Forever

57. "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, "Winnie The Pooh"

58. "But I love you, I'm totally and completely in love with you and I don't care if you think it's too late. I'm telling you anyway." — Natalie Portman, "No Strings Attached"

59. "I fell in love with his soul before I could even touch his skin. If that isn't true love, then please tell me what is."  — Bianca Lamarre

60. "For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow." — Rosemonde Gerard

61. "And when I loved you, I realized, I have never truly loved anyone I realized, I never will truly love anyone the way I love you." 

62. "A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you." — Your Forever Valentine

63. "You've never been my backup plan — you've always been my first choice (and always will be)." — Your Partner, Forever

64. “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

65. "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

66. "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

67. "A person that truly loves you will never let you go, no matter how hard the situation is." — The Person Who Will Always Fight For You

68. "Saw your worst and I stayed." — Your Confidante

69. "Ask me to define my love for you and I'll say it's captured in every beautiful memory of our past, detailed out in vivid visions of our dreams and future plans, but most of all it's right now, in the moment where everything I've ever wanted in my life is standing right in front of me." — Leo Christopher

70. "I have died every day waiting for you. Darling, don't be afraid I have loved you for a thousand years. I'll love you for a thousand more." — Christina Perri, "A Thousand Years"

71. "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, "The Fault In Our Stars"

72. "I still get butterflies even though I've seen you a hundred times." — The One Who Will Always Obsess Over You

73. "Babe, you make me feel beautiful, loved, protected, and taken care of. You make me a better person, and I don't ever want to live my life without you by my side. Thank you for being mine. I love you, most." — Your Grateful Partner

74. "Whenever I'm alone with you, you make me feel like I am home again. Whenever I'm alone with you, you make me feel like I am whole again." — The Cure, "Lovesong"

75. "You and me, darling, me and you, we've got a whole world of loving to do." — Madalyn Beck

76. "In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you." — Virginia Woolf

77. "It's beautiful when you find someone that is in love with your mind. Someone that wants to undress your conscience and make love to your thoughts. Someone that wants to watch you slowly take down all the walls you've built up around your mind and let them inside." — Your Forever Love

78. "She knew she loved him when 'home' went from being a place to being a person." — E. Leventhal

79. "I just want you that's it. All your flaws, mistakes, smiles, giggles, jokes, sarcasm. Everything. I just want you." — Your Knight-In-Shining Armor

80. "Soulmates are people with the mutual understanding that no one else will put up with their BS." — Your Friend Till The End

81. "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." — Harry (Billy Crystal), "When Harry Met Sally"

82. "You are my today and all of my tomorrows." — Leo Christopher

83. "Soulmates are people who bring out the best in you. They are not perfect, but are always perfect for you." — Your Soulmate

84. "Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly." — Rose Franken

85. "I love you for all that you are, all that you have been, and all you're yet to be." — Your Forever Boo

86. "You have me. Until every last star in the galaxy dies. You have me." — Amie Kaufman

87. "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." — Judy Garland

88. "I wish I could be with you every moment of every day for the rest of my life. I love you." — Your Forever Love 

89. "Love is being stupid together." — Your Partner In Crime

90. "Your arms feel more like home than any house ever did." — Your Love

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91. "It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight." — Vladimir Nabokov

92. “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” ― Tom Bodett

93. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” ― Joan Crawford

94. "Don't be afraid to lose him, because if a man truly loves you, he's not going anywhere." — Steve Harvey

95. "You are the one that I've been dreaming of, ever since I was a little girl." — Your Soulmate

96. “When love is not madness it is not love.” ― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

97. “I love you. Remember. They cannot take it.” ― Lauren Oliver, "Delirium"

98. "We loved with a love that was more than love." — Edgar Allan Poe, "Annabel Lee"

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99. "I love that rush when he folds me into his arms and I can let out a sigh of relief, knowing I'm safe there. Always." — Your Dedicated Partner

100. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ― Robert Frost

101. “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” ― Lisa Kleypas, "Blue-Eyed Devil"

102. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ― Paulo Coelho, "The Alchemist"

103. "A woman who opens her heart to love you, when it's already broken, is braver than any person you'll meet." — Steven Benson

104. "I love you because you join me in my weirdness." — Your Best Friend

105. "When it's real, you can't walk away." — Your Soulmate

106. "You are, and always have been, my dream." — Nicholas Sparks, "The Notebook"

107. "I would find you in any lifetime." — Kanye West

108. "True love stories never have endings." — Richard Bach

109. “True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.” ― Kiera Cass, "The Selection"

110. “This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today.” ― David Nicholls, "One Day"

111. "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." — Emily Brontë, "Wuthering Heights"

112. "All three of us are in prison... my heart, mind, and body in your possession. Take care of them with care." — Your Love

113. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything"

114. “The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.” ― Rick Riordan, "The Last Olympian"

115. "I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with." — Tahereh Mafi, "Unravel Me"

116. "It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep, the way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones." — Christopher Poindexter

117. “We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.” ― Walter Mosley, "Blue Light"

118. “For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.” ― Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander"

119. “If you can love someone with your whole heart, even one person, then there's salvation in life." — Haruki Murakami

120. "I have nothing special to offer except my capacity to love you." — A. R. Asher

121. "Real love is not based on romance, candlelight dinner, and walks along the beach. In fact, is based on respect, compromise, care and trust." — Your True Love

122. "All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you're there. I'll never stop showing you how much I love you." — Your Forever Partner

123. “We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.” ― Ellen Goodman

124. “Love is not the absence of logic, but logic examined and recalculated heated and curved to fit inside the contours of the heart” ― Tammara Webber, "Easy"

125. "She's the kind of magic that you marry." — Adrian Michael

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126. "If I had to choose, my best day ever, my finest hour, my wildest dream come true... mine would be you." 

127. "To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." — Oscar Wilde

128. "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

129. "The first time I saw you, my heart whispered, 'That's the one.'" — Your Beloved

130. "If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more." — Jane Austen, "Emma" 

131. "I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher

132. "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever." — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

133. “I saw that you were perfect and I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” — Angelita Lim

134. “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

135. “There is always something left to love.” ― Gabriel García Márquez, "One Hundred Years of Solitude"

136. "When all my dreams come true, the one I want next to me — it's you." — "One Tree Hill"

137. “Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.” ― Iris Murdoch

138. “The heart is the toughest part of the body. Tenderness is in the hands.” ― Carolyn Forché, "The Country Between Us"

139. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” ― Erich Segal

140. "There is no remedy for love, but to love more." — Henry David Thoreau

141. "If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second." — Johnny Depp

142. "The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes — or just by staring into space." — Marilyn Monroe

143. "Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit." — Khalil Gibran

144. "You've a place in my heart no one else could have." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

145. "I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher

146. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu

147. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." — Audrey Hepburn

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

149. "The giving of love is an education in itself." — Eleanor Roosevelt

150. “My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.” ― André Breton

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