228 Love Quotes To Help You Tell Him Everything You Feel

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Have you ever experienced a moment when you desperately wanted to turn to the man in your life and explain to him exactly how you're feeling and precisely how much you love him — but for some reason, find that the words just won't seem to come to your mind or head out of your mouth and into his ears?

Of course, you have. We've all been in situations like at some point in our lives.

And that's where these romantic love quotes for him will come in handy!

Sometimes, there really are no words that can accurately describe the intensity of the ways you feel about someone. You just feel them — hard.

Try as hard you might, under those kinds of circumstances, you simply may not be able to put your emotions and the wonderful things you're feeling into words. At least, not into words of your own.

So, naturally, you turn to other methods for coming up with different ways to say 'I love you' to this amazing creature with who you'd like to exchange wedding vows eventually.

Maybe you get them a nice little gift. Or cook them a special dinner. Or do that one thing to him you know drives his body and mind absolutely crazy in the very best of ways.

It doesn't matter much what it is you choose. You do all of these special things because you want to make sure you show him just how much you care.

But what if you were able to find an absolutely perfect phrase that somehow manages to define and describe the very essence of your love and your relationship?

Something more creative than saying, "I love you," but not as so off-the-wall and out of the range of normal that it rises to the drama level of a full-on public display like, say, a flash mob.

I mean, hey, if that's your thing, then more power to you. But for the vast majority of us, all we crave is the right words to say at just the right time to the oh-so-right person.

And what kind of guy, when you're all cuddled up in bed together, wouldn't want to hear you describe your love for him in the form of a perfect one-liner — men have short attention spans, so one line will be more than plenty — whispered in his ear by your sweet voice?

Pillow talk is a powerful tool! It's intimate, it's honest, and it's heartfelt.

And now, it's listed for you right here!

When in doubt about what to say, here are beautiful love quotes that are sure to make him putty in your hands. Or inspire him to pounce you right then and there ... Whatever works for the two of you.

Deep Love Quotes

1.  "Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.” ― Nicholas Sparks

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2. "In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you." — Joe King


3. "I want to grow old with you and be able to say that I have lived an amazing life with you." — Bennie Factor


4. "I never wanted to be your whole life — just your favorite part." — Bennie Fitt


5. "I'll never finish falling in love with you." — Chester Minnit


6. "I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone."  — J.R.R. Tolkien 


7. "If I did anything right in my life, it was when I gave my heart to you." — Iona Mink


8. "I only want two things in this world. I want you and I want us. A true love story." — Immma Hogg


9. "I'm sorry for being annoying when I want to talk, needy because I miss you, emotional when I care and insane because I'm afraid to lose you!" — Brighton Early

10. "I only want 3 things: to see you, hug you, and kiss you." — Al E. Gater


11. "Everything I've never done, I want to do with you." — Dinah Mite


12. "I don't care how hard being together is, nothing is worse than being apart." — Crystal Ball


13. "Even if I spent the whole day with you. I will miss you the second you leave." — Diamond Ring


14. "You're my only choice because no one else makes me happy like you." — Barry D. Hatchett


15. "I can't wait for the day when I can wake up, turn my head, and kiss you good morning."  — Kay Oss


16. "I fell for you unexpectedly, but now I plan to be with you forever." — Justin Thyme


17. "Your arms feel like home." — Horace Cope


18. "Life is the flower to which love is the honey." — Victor Hugo


19. "Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do." — David Wilkerson

20. "Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow." — John Lennon


21. "With our love we could save the world." — George Harrison


22. "Love is like war. Easy to begin and very hard to stop." — H. L. Mencken


23. "At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." — Plato


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


25. "A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea." — Honore de Balzac


26. "The only thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love." — Henry Miller


27. "Love has reasons which reason cannot understand." — Blaise Pascal


28. "Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence." — H. L. Mencken


29. "If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love." — Princess Diana

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30. "Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself." — Andre Breton


31. "Love is the only gold." — Alfred Lord Tennyson


32. "People happy in love have an air of intensity." — Stendhal


33. "There’s nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream." — Thomas Moore


34. "Ultimately love is everything." — M. Scott Peck


35. "Love … it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be." — Khalil Gibran


36. "It’s important for us to latch onto those that we love." — Connie Stevens


37. "Love means to commit yourself without guarantee." — Annie Campbell 


38. "There is only one happiness in this life, to love and to be loved." — George Sand


39. "Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply." — Zane Grey

40. "I love you — I am at rest with you — I have come home." — Dorothy L. Sayers


41. "The greatest pleasure of life is love." — Euripides


42. "If I know what love is, it’s because of you." — Herman Hesse


43. "Love is what you’ve been through with somebody." — James Thurber


44. "To love is nothing, to be loved is something, to love and be loved is everything." — Bill Russel


45. "Sometimes I can’t see myself when I’m with you, I can only just see you." — Jodi Lynn Anderson


46. "Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear." — John Lennon

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Cute Love Quotes

47. "Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more." — Jim Nasium


48. "Home is where my husband is." — Jay Walker


49. "I love you to the moon and back." — Dick Tate


50. "You will forever be my always." — Mary B. Dunn


51. "As lost as Alice. As mad as the Hatter." — Doris Shutt


52. "Sometimes I look at you and I wonder how I got to be so damn lucky." — Robyn Banks


53. "I love being yours." — Kristen Swore


54. "P.S. I love you." — Drew A. Head


55. "I love it when I catch you looking at me, and then you smile and look away." — Miles A. Head


56. "You make my dopamine levels go all silly." — Phil Landers


57. "I want your heart because you stole mine." — Earl E. Bird


58. "I still get butterflies even though I've seen you a hundred times." — Rich O'Shea


59. "I actually fell for you before I even realized it." — Poppy Cox


60. "Forget the butterflies, I feel the whole zoo when I'm with you." — Sandy Beech


61. "I love you with all my butt. I would say my heart, but my butt is bigger." — Sally Forth


62. "Love is a game that two can play and both win." — Eva Gabor

63. "There are never enough ‘I Love Yous’." — Lenny Bruce


64. "Come live in my heart and pay no rent." — Samuel Lover


65. "Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place." — Zora Neale Hurston 


66. "Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest." — Henry Van Dyke


67. "Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing." — Torquato Tasso


68. "Love is being stupid together." — Paul Valery

69. "Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat." — Ben Hecht


70. "All you need is love but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt." — Charles M. Schulz


71. "When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain." — Mark Twain


72. "Love and a cough cannot be hid." — George Herbert


73. "Love never dies of starvation, but often indigestion." — Ninon de L’Enclos


74. "Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary." — Oscar Wilde


75. "Love is like a virus; it can happen to anybody at any time." — Maya Angelou


76. "Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own." — Jackson Brown, Jr. 


77. "You can’t blame gravity for falling in love." — Albert Einstein


78. "It’s easy to fall in love, the hardest part is finding someone to catch you." — Bertrand Russell

79. "To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world." — Dr. Seuss


80. "You don’t marry someone you can live with. You marry someone you can’t live without." — Aleatha Romig

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Romantic Love Quotes

81. "I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you." — Ben Folds, "The Luckiest"


82. "You are my today and all of my tomorrows." — Leo Christopher


83. "And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you and I'd choose you." — Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars


84. "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." — Rex Cars


85. "Some people search their whole lives to find what I found in you." — Reg Oyce


86. "Everybody has an addiction, mine just happens to be you." — Gilda Lilly


87. "I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you." — Wade Moore


88. "A sea of whiskey couldn't intoxicate me as much as a drop of you." — JS Parker


89. "Kiss the hell out of me. Please." — Amanda Lynne


90. "I knew the second I met you there was something about you I needed. Turns out it wasn't something about you at all. It's just you." — Frank N. Stein


91. "I just see something irresistible in you." — Gladys Canby


92. "Love knows not distance, it hath no continent, its eyes are for the stars." — Gilbert Parker


93. "Love is of all passions the strongest. For it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses." — Lao Tzu

94. "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." — Aristotle


95. "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." — Emily Bronte


96. "Everything is clearer when you’re in love." — John Lennon


97. "Love is metaphysical gravity." — W. H. Auden


98. "Your words are my food, your breath my wine, you are everything to me." — Sarah Bernhardt


99. "What force is more potent than love." — Igor Stravinsky


100. "It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death." — Thomas Mann


101. "We are most alive when we are in love." — John Updike


102. "Love is friendship set on fire." — Jeremy Taylor


103. "There is always some madness in love, but there is always some reason in madness." — Friedrich Nietzsche


104. "What is love? It is the morning and the evening star." — Sinclair Lewis


105. "Give me a kiss and I’ll serenade you among the stars. Give me your love and I will pluck each star to set at your feet." — Warren Peace


106. "The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who is my sun." — Charles de Leusse


107. "I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher


108. "There is a madness in loving you, a lack of reason that makes it feel so flawless." — Leo Christopher


109. "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


110. "I saw that you were perfect and so I loved you. Then I saw that you are not perfect and I loved you more." — Angelita Lim

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Inspirational Love Quotes

111. "You're my favorite place to go when my mind searches for peace."


112. "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." — Max E. Mumm


113. "And even though I'm unsure about most things in life, I am certain that I love you and will continue to love you forever." — Hedda Hare


114. "It's funny how we fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time." — Stan Dupp


115. "Meeting you was fate, become your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control." — Gerry Attrick


116. "I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn't love myself." — Lawn Mowers


117. "In all the world there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world there is no love for you like mine." — Maya Angelou

118. "To think of you is to smile." — Upton O. Goode


119. "I just want you that's it. All your flaws, mistakes, smiles, giggles, jokes, sarcasm. Everything. I just want you." — Yul B.Alwright


120. "I just want to thank you for being the reason I look forward to the next day." — Marius Quick


121. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." — Dr. Seuss


122. "One universe, nine planets, 204 countries, 809 islands, seven seas, and I had the privilege of meeting you." — Anita Bath


123. "Love isn’t something that you find. Love is something that finds you." — Loretta Young


124. "Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." — Alfred Lord Tennyson


125. "Love cures people — both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it." — Karl A. Menninger


126. "A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love." — Max Muller


127. "Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive." — Dalai Lama


128. "Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit." — Khalil Gibran

129. "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." — David Viscott


130. "Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred." — Barbara De Angelis


131. "Love doesn’t make the world go ‘round’, love is what makes the ride worthwhile." — Franklin P. Jones


132. "One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving." — Paulo Coelho 


133. "Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination." — Voltaire 


134. "Where there is love, there is life." — Mahatma Gandhi


135. "There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love." — Reese Witherspoon 


136. "Love is the hardest habit to break and the most difficult to satisfy."— Drew Barrymore


137. "To love is to admire with the heart. To admire is to love with the mind." — Theophile Gautier


138. "Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It's free!" — Taraji P. Henson


139. "Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it." — Thomas Fuller


140. "Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other." — Rainer Maria Rilke


141. "Say what you will, ‘tis better to be left than never to have been loved." — William Congreve


142. "A loving heart is the truest wisdom." — Charles Dickens


143. "What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." — Helen Keller

144. "To love another person is to see the face of God." — Victor Hugo


145. "Love is space and time measured by the heart." — Marcel Proust


146. "The best proof of love is trust." — Joyce Brothers


147. "Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee." — John Gay


148. "Love is life, and if you miss love, you miss life." — Leo Buscaglia


149. "Love in its essence is spiritual fire." — Lucius Annaeus Seneca


150. "Take away love and our earth is a tomb." — Robert Browning


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151. "Love is love’s reward." — John Dryden


152. "There is no limit to the power of loving." — John Morton


153. "We can only learn to love by loving." — Iris Murdoch


154. "We love because it is the only true adventure." — Nikki Giovanni


155. "The love we give is the only love we keep." — Elbert Hubbard


156. "Love is the poetry of the senses." — Honore de Balzac


157. "Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." — James Baldwin


158. "Love is the beauty of the soul." — Saint Augustine

159. "Love is a great beautifier." — Louisa May Alcott


160. "Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries." — Truman Capote


161. "Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value." — Thornton Wilder


162. "Love is supreme and unconditional, like is nice and but limited." — Duke Ellington


163. "Being in love is the only transcendent experience." — Armistead Maupin


164. "Love is the energy of life." — Robert Browning


165. "Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live." — Tom Wolfe


166. "Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings." — Gustave Flaubert


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


168. "To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods." — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


169. "If you’ve got love, you’ve got life. If you can love, you can live." — Kim Casali


170. "Love is stronger than justice." — Sting


171. "Love is a better teacher than duty." — Albert Einstein


172. "Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life." — Aphra Behn


173. "I think the perfection of love is that its not perfect." — Taylor Swift


174. "Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality." — Emily Dickinson


175. "Life is best when you are in love." — Michael Moriarty


176. "There is no love without forgiveness, there is no forgiveness without love." — Bryant H. McGill


177. "Love is a fire. But whether it is warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell." — Joan Crawford

178. "Love and kindness are never wasted; they always make a difference." — Barbara De Angelis


179. "If you love someone, you say it, right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by." — Julia Roberts


180. "Love is pure and true. Love knows no gender." — Tori Spelling


181. "Love is not blind — it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less." — Julius Gordon


182. "Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged cupid painted blind." — William Shakespeare


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


184. "Love one another and you will be happy. It is as simple and difficult as that." — Michael Leunig


185. "The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in." — Morrie Schwartz


186. "To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken." — Nick Cannon


187. "Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness." — Bertrand Russell


188. "You give loyalty, you’ll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back." — Tommy Lasorda


189. "Love the giver more than the gift." — Brigham Young


190. "One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love." — Sophocles


191. "The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance." — Brian Tracy

192. "The love received is the love is that saved." — Eddie Vedder


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


194. "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend." — Martin Luther King, Jr.


195. "Our hours in love have wings, in absence, crutches." — Miguel de Cervantes


196. "Love is the most powerful thing in the world, and you know, what love brings is joy." — DJ Khaled


197. "Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned." — Marianne Williamson


198. "It is impossible to love and be wise." — Francis Bacon


199. "Love is everywhere." — Bethenny Frankel


200. "Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness." — Anatole France


201. "Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them." — Anothy de Mello


202. "Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches." — William Goldman


203. "Love does not dominate, it cultivates." — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


204. "To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life." — Elizabeth Gilbert


205. "Love never dies a natural death. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals." — Anais Nin

206. "A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money." — Frank Sinatra

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True Love Quotes

207. "I want to be with you till my last page." — A.R. Asher


208. "True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen." — Francois De La Rochefoucauld


209. "True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice." — Sadhu Vaswani


210. "Life is a game and true love is a trophy." — Rufus Wainwright


211. "True love stories never have endings." — Richard Bach


212. "True love lasts forever." — Joseph B. Wirthlin


213. "True love brings up everything. You’re allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily." — Jennifer Aniston


214. "I'm never gonna stop falling in love with you." — Anita Apple


215. "I may not be your first love, first kiss, first sight, or first date, but I just want to be your last everything." — Imma Dog


216. "Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you’. Mature love says, ‘I need you because I love you’." — Erich Fromm


217. "Love has no age, no limit, and no death." — John Galsworthy


218. "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu


219. "Love conquers all." — Virgil


220. "Love is never wrong." — Melissa Etheridge

221. "When love is not madness, it is not love." — Pedro Calderon de la Barca


222. "When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget." — Helen Hunt Jackson


223. "You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness." — Julia Roberts


224. "To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best." — William Makepeace Thackeray


225. "There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn’t be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time." — Jill Robinson


226. "Unconditional love with someone you’ve never met is a straightforward feeling that is so overwhelming and fulfilling." — Marina Abramovic


227. "The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned." — W. Somerset Maugham


228. "True love is felonious… You take someone’s breath away… You rob them of the ability to utter a single word… You steal a heart.” — Jodi Picoult

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