Romantic Love Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old romantic love quotes, romantic love sayings, and romantic love proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

She’s my desire, oh, my desire!/ More glorious than the bright sun’s fire; / Who were than wild-blown ice more cold / Were I so bold as to sit by her.     

Douglas Hyde

Romantic love is a factor in the determination of selfhood, particularly in the young individuals. It is in romantic love that adolescents and young adult first feel themselves to be liberated and strong.     

Renata Grossi

Proving us wrong all along / Shouldn't we be holding on / It's a silly thing really / That you shouldn't believe in / Nothing too complicated / Endlessly formulated / Foolish romantic ideals of love.     

Matthew Herbert

I made my song a coat/ Covered with embroideries/ Out of old mythologies/ From heel to throat.     

W.B. Yeats

One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence.     

Karen Marie Moning

The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.     

Jane Austen

Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide.     

Sanober Khan

I crossed a thousand leagues to come to you, and lost the best part of me along the way. Don't tell me to leave.     

George R.R. Martin

And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many.     

J.R.R. Tolkien

I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.     

Pulo Coelho

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. It is about appreciation.     


Oh, the days dwindle down, to a precious few. And these two precious days, I'll spend with you.     

Maxwell Anderson

Breathless, we flung us on the windy hill. Laughed in the sun and kissed the lovely grass.     

Rupert Brooke

Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is a music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres.     

Sir Thomas Browne

When you're in love / You don't know much about it / Not in your mind / Romantic love / Rots the brain / No doubt about it / You're out of your mind / You're out of your mind.     

Charles Stobo Reid

Romantic love emerges only when women begin to have more of a choice about their lives--and about their lovers and husbands in particular.     

Renata Grossi

I feel wonderful because I see / The love light in your eyes./And the wonder of it all / Is that you just don’t realize how much I love you.     

Eric Clapton

Once upo 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

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.     

Oscar Wilde

The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.     

Billy Graham

Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.      

Fran Lebowitz

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

When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.     

William Makepeace Thackeray

The more I see you, the more I want you. Somehow this feeling just grows and grows. With every sigh, I become more mad about you.     

Michael Buble

You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.     

Nicholas Sparks

I can be the one you've always dreamed of / Our helpless hearts beating in time / We'll be romantics in love / Cuz I can give you a love that songs are made of / We could create the perfect rhyme / We'll be romantics in love / We'll be romantics in love.     

Sam Sheryll

All of our days we long for a chance / To be lost in a trance of a love we share / A romantic love like no other before / All of our days we live on the run / But we try to believe that it's just begun / That we'll have the time to enjoy every day.     

Harry Langheld

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

Maya Angelou

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.     

Douglas Horton

I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I'll never love you any less than I do, right this second.     

Kami Garcia