18 Valentine's Day Sayings to Fall in Love With

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If you have loved someone secretly, then Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to bare your heart and let that special someone know how special they really are. While there are millions of time-tested ways to proclaim your love to your beloved, using sayings to articulate how you feel is a great decision.

True, you may still end up with unrequited love. But hopefully, the rejection may actually help you get over the infatuation. You will not be smitten anymore. On the other hand, you discover the feelings are mutual, you will be proud of yourself. In addition to a great date, you will have also earned your self-respect. Here are some using Valentine's Day Sayings to help you express your feelings.

Victor Hugo

"Life is a flower of which love is the honey."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."


"Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination."

Fred Jacob

"True love is like a fine wine, the older the better."


"Love is a perfume you cannot pour onto others without getting a few drops on yourself."


"Love means nothing in tennis, but it's everything in life."

"What would it be like to swing on a star, or walk on a cloud? Would it be anything like what I feel whenever you are near?"

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

"True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen."


"Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him,

Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power."

Melanie Clark

"You can't put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories."

Diane Ackerman

"Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is. "

F. Sagan

"I have loved to the point of madness;

That which is called madness,

That which to me,

Is the only sensible way to love."

William Shakespeare

"Did my heart love till now?

Forswear it sight,

For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night."

"This senior-junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid;

Regent of love-rhymes, lord of folded arms,

The anointed sovereign of sighs and groans,

Liege of all loiterers and malcontents."

Josh Billings

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it."

Patch Adams

"I love you without knowing how, why, or even from where."

Zelda Fitzgerald

"I don't want to live; I want to love first, and live incidentally."

Thomas Merton

"Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone, we find it with another."

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