My heart to you is given:
Oh, do give yours to me;
We’ll lock them up together,
And throw away the key.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. ~William Shakespeare
Love is the greatest refreshment in life. ~Pablo Picasso
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! ~Thomas Hood
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost
The best portion of a good man’s life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts,
Of kindness and of love.
~ William Wordsworth
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. ~Erich Segal
Tell me how many beads there are
In a silver chain
Of evening rain,
Unravelled from the tumbling main,
And threading the eye of a yellow star: –
So many times do I love again.
~Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. ~William Shakespeare
For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
I love thee – I love thee,
‘Tis all that I can say
It is my vision in the night,
My dreaming in the day.
I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon. ~Author Unknown
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. ~Pearl Bailey
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
I claim there ain’t
As great as Valentine.
The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. ~Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670
Many are the starrs I see, but in my eye no starr like thee. ~English saying from poesy rings
You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, “Outside the Dog Museum”
When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Must, bid the Morn awake!
Sad Winter now declines,
Each bird doth choose a mate;
This day’s Saint Valentine’s.
For that good bishop’s sake
Get up and let us see
What beauty it shall be
That Fortune us assigns.
We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe
Spread love everywhere you go:
first of all in your own home.
Give love to your children, to a wife
or husband, to a next-door neighbor.
~ Mother Teresa
For twas not into my ear you whispered
But into my heart
Twas not my lips you kissed
But my soul
The eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. ~Margaret Atwood
Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley
True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach