Valentine’s Day Countdown—Day 5—Love Quotes

Posted Feb 5 2019, 1:00 am in , ,

Have you heard a song, read a book, or seen a movie with a perfect saying about love? Today I’m going to share some quotes about love. As you read, pick out your favorite.

From Song Lyrics
“It’s amazing how you can speak right to my heart
Without saying a word you can light up the dark
Try as I may I could never explain what I hear when you don’t say a thing”
from “When You Say Nothing At All” by Allison Krause

“I’ll keep you warm like a sweater. Take my hand. Hold on forever. Just fall apart if you need to. I’m here and I won’t leave you.” from “Hold on Forever” by Rob Thomas

“And I need you like a heart needs a beat…” from “Apologize” by One Republic

“Baby, I’m not moving on. I’ll love you long after you’re gone.” from “Gone, Gone, Gone” by Phillip Phillips

“I’d never count the cost; it’s worth all that’s lost; just to see you smile.” from “Just to See You Smile” by Tim McGraw

“Just hold my hand; I’ll be your man; I see my future in your eyes.” from “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

“Well they just don’t know that love eternal will not be denied; I know you’re out there somewhere, somewhere…you can hear my voice.” from “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere” by the Moody Blues

“You’re a candle in the window on a cold dark winter’s night.” from “I Can’t Fight This Feeling Anymore” by REO Speedwagon

“You’re the meaning in my life; you’re the inspiration. You bring feeling to my life; you’re the inspiration.” from “You’re the Inspiration” by Chicago

From Writers and Poets (There are lots. I wonder why?)
“I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.”–Maya Angelou

“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”–William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“I know I am in love with you because my reality is finally better than my dreams.” A quote by Dr. Seuss.

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” Washington Irving

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” Mignon McLaughlin

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” Theodore Hesburgh

“To love another person is to see the face of God.” Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” Maya Angelou

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” Richard Bach

“’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” William Shakespeare

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

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” Herman Hesse

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.” Lord of The Rings

“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

“You have bewitched me body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you.” Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” Oscar Wilde

“She knew she loved him when ‘home’ went from being a place to being a person.” E. Leventhal

“I never want to stop making memories with you.”—Pierre Jeanty

“We were together. I forget the rest.”—Walt Whitman

“I love you past the moon and miss you beyond the stars.”—J.M. Storm

“I love that you are my person and I am yours, that whatever door we come to, we will open it together.”—A.R. Asher

“True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.” Torquato Tasso

From Movies (I didn’t find as many movie quotes because so many romantic movies came from books.)
“Sometimes you love a person because of all the reasons they’re not like you. And sometimes you love a person just because they feel like home.” Bridget from Bridget Jones’s Baby

“Don’t forget I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Anna (Julia Roberts) to William (Hugh Grant) in Notting Hill

“Love requires sacrifice, but it’s worth it. Always.” from The Longest Ride

Christian: [to Satine] “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” from Moulin Rouge

Other Famous People
“The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” Audrey Hepburn

“Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.” Francis of Assisi

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” Plato

From Someone Unknown
“I realized I was thinking of you, and I began to wonder how long you’d been on my mind. Then it occurred to me: Since I met you, you’ve never left.” Unknown

“I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer.” Unknown

“I choose you. And I’ll choose you over and over and over. Without pause, without a doubt, in a heartbeat. I’ll keep choosing you.” Unknown

“Real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess.” Unknown

“Sometimes, someone comes into your life, so unexpectedly, takes your heart by surprise, and changes your life forever.” Unknown

And last but not least, a quote from my upcoming release, Four Little Blessings, first book in my Dalton Brothers series.
“I love you, and I want all my todays to be spent with you.” Wade Dalton

Did you find a favorite? Tell me which one in the comments, and I’ll give away a print copy of the last book in my Front Porch Promises series, A Baby to Call Mine, to one person who leaves a comment. I’ll draw the winning name on February 6, 2019 at 9PM MST. 

Here is my Valentine gift to you. Tap on this link to get, HOMETOWN PROMISE, the first book in my Kellersburg series free.

 

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44 responses to “Valentine’s Day Countdown—Day 5—Love Quotes”

  1. Jackie says:

    fabulous quotes, Merrillee! I kept thinking that I’d found my favorite, then I’d scroll down and find another, then another.
    Great collection. Thanks for participating in the Valentine’s countdown. =)

  2. Patty Redman says:

    “Real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess.” Unknown

  3. Era says:

    My favorite is this quote : “Real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess.” Unknown

    And the quote from your upcoming book 😊

  4. Carol says:

    The home went from a place to a person quote is my favorite although there were many great ones.

  5. Christie says:

    I like:

    “Sometimes, someone comes into your life, so unexpectedly, takes your heart by surprise, and changes your life forever.” Unknown

    This is so true to several people in my life!!

  6. SHERALL CORNWELL says:

    “You have bewitched me body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you.” Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice Adore this book!

  7. Cheryl says:

    What wonderful quotes. Thank you for sharing. My favorite is “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” Maya Angelou. After 25 years with my husband, it reminds me of what true love has to do in order to withstand life’s trials and tribulations.

  8. Renate says:

    In our family we quote, love is a choice. Our choice to be kind and patient. To display random acts of kindness. Thanks for all the inspiring thought provoking quotes. Enjoy your day.

    • I deleted the middle one, but I left this first one. You were right. You did try three times. I’m sorry about the approval process, but it helps avoid unwanted comments. Thanks for understanding.

  9. Kerri Norrod says:

    Love the quotes. My favorite is real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess.

  10. Renate says:

    Love is a choice and is shown by action. Love is kind and patient. Thanks for such inspirational quotes. Love this countdown to Valentines Day. Just hope my reply will post. Tried three times on my iPad.

    • Renate, thanks for stopping by. The way my blog works is I have to approve the comments, and unfortunately today I was away from home all morning. So I am just now getting to approve comments.

  11. Lisa says:

    My favorite: “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.” But there were so very many that I loved.

  12. Debra Brigden says:

    Real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess. This quote resonated with me. Thank you for the opportunity!

  13. Traci says:

    Oh my goodness, thank you for these beautiful quotes. I did find my favorite, and it came from a most unlikely source.
    This was beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing it.

  14. Teresa Christianson says:

    Love those songs from Allison Krause and Tim McGraw. Thank you for sharing all of these they were all beautiful.

  15. Gloria Mayo says:

    Love this….
    “It’s amazing how you can speak right to my heart
    Without saying a word you can light up the dark
    Try as I may I could never explain what I hear when you don’t say a thing”
    from “When You Say Nothing At All” by Allison Krause

  16. Rose says:

    All the quotes were awesome. I liked Tim McGraw and Real love does not meet you at your best It meers you in your mess.

  17. Carla Toppass says:

    “You’re the meaning in my life; you’re the inspiration. You bring feeling to my life; you’re the inspiration.” My husband and I had that song played at our wedding 30 years ago so it holds special memories for us, but there were many, many wonderful quotes to choose from. Thank you for doing all the leg work to compile this great list.

  18. Sheila says:

    “Love requires sacrifice, but it’s worth it. Always.” from The Longest Ride

    This quote resonates with me. It is the substance of what makes a long lasting marriage, I have found.

  19. Jan Stetson says:

    I love the quote from A.A. Milne. My husband and I of almost 50 years both feel that way. Thanks for this opportunity.

  20. Annette Locke says:

    “She knew she loved him when ‘home’ went from being a place to being a person.” E. Leventhal

  21. Christine Battaglio says:

    I like the St. Francis quote. All are good, though.

  22. Medenna Walton says:

    I love the song by Alison Krause. You say it best when you say nothing at all.

  23. Sonnetta Jones says:

    My favorite quote, “Real love doesn’t meet you at your best. It meets you in your mess.” Unknown

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