42 Best Happy Valentine's Day Quotes For Sons

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Valentine's day is the day where red hearts, flowers, and candies are given as an expression of how much you love someone, but this day isn't only for romantic relationships!

Valentine's day is focused primarily on the word love. When we think of love we often think of our boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse — but what about our mothers, fathers, children, and other family members?

How can I make Valentine's Day special for my child?

Although it should not take one specific holiday to show and tell someone how much you love them, Valentine's day has a way of bringing out love in all its forms — so what better way to show our sons this love too?

There are so many ways to show your loved ones how much you love and appreciate them. On Valentine's Day, the epidemic of love is spread throughout the world, but the most important love in our lives is the love between a parent and a child.

It's OK to wish Happy Valentine's Day to your son.

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Showing appreciation to your son on Valentine's day is just as important to celebrate as any romantic relationship.

Although Valentine's Day is known to be a man-made holiday, it has a way of making people smile, laugh, and be excited to make the ones around them extremely happy by expressing and giving love the entire day.

Nothing is more important than a mother's love or a father's love for their son. So instead of just giving gifts to your spouse or boyfriend, spread love from your big heart to the little people who matter most to our hearts — especially your son!

Wondering what to write in your son's Valentine's Day card? Say, "Happy Valentine's Day, Son!" in a more creative way using this list below of sweet Valentine's Day quotes for sons.

1. "With all the things you do, the smiles you share, the laughter too, with all the dreams you make come true. It's great to have a kid like you."

2. "And she loved a little boy very, very much—even more than she loved herself." — Shel Silverstein

3. "It's so sweet having a child like you. Hope your Valentine's Day is extra sweet, too."

4. "Right from the start, you stole my heart. Happy Valentine's Day."

5. "Men are what their mothers made them." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. "I loved you yesterday, I love you still, I always have…I always will."

7. "Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction."

8. "Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart."

9. "I love you because you are almost exactly like me."

10. "Love is the greatest refreshment in life." — Pablo Picasso

11. "My love for you is like an invisible elastic band. No matter how far you go, we are connected."

12. "My love for you is taller than the sky and wider than the galaxy."

13. "From the moment you were born, you became the sun to my planet."

14. "You are the best thing I've done with my life."

15. "You are the best gift I've ever received."

16. "There is no love more deep and true than the love I give to you."

17. "It's love, not DNA, that makes me parent."

18. "I love you bunches and bunches."

19. "Life gives us many things to be thankful for. I give thanks to God for you! A blessing in my life, you are."

20. "Mothers hold their children's hands for a while, but their hearts forever."

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21. "Son, you are the prince I have dreamed of finding ever since I was a little girl."

22. "If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love."

23. "‘Mama, mama!’ It’s the best sound ever." — Miranda Kerr

24. "A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent." — Cheri Fuller

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

26. "Love cures people — but the ones who give it and the ones who receive it." — Dr. Karl Menninger

27. "To love another person is to see the face of God." — Les Miserables

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28. "Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you." — Walter Winchell

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

30. "Even in a fairy tale where every dream comes true, I could never hope to find a son as sweet as you."

31. "May your life be filled with the kind of heartfelt beauty that you bring to mine."

32. "Life is filled with lots of things that make it all worthwhile, but none is better than your little smile."

33. "Heaven on Earth is looking at my little boy." — Jenny McCarthy

34. "There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart." — Washington Irving

35. "A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." — Irish Proverb

36. "Since you're such a fantastic son, I've got a special Valentine's Day gift just for you! I promise not to kiss you in front of any of your friends."

37. "So there’s this boy. He kind of stole my heart. He calls me 'mom.'"

38. "The joy of my heart since the day you were born. Happy Valentine's Day!"

39. "Sweet treats on Valentine's Day help us remember to be sweet to each. And you're one of the sweetest kids ever!"

40. "Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one." — Thiruvalluvar

41. "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." — Honore de Balzac

42. "A mother understands what a child does not say." — Jewish Proverb

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Katrina Harris is a writer who covers pop culture, astrology, and relationship topics.