Last updated on October 5th, 2019 at 08:27 pm

If we take a spin through history, we can see interesting romantic reminiscences of bygone love.

Beautiful, deep love quotes that came from the bottom of the heart.

Stories of unrequited love, of life-long love, of painful undying love, and so much more!

Love is such a powerful emotion and throughout history, couples in love have caused wars, they have created controversy, masterpieces have been written because of love and music has been composed in the name of love.

Love, which has brought us to our knees, sometimes in pain, joy, or tears – an emotion so strong it has captured the heart of the world, simply by its power.

In the Past…

Cleopatra was so alluring to Mark Anthony, and no one can forget the tragic young love of Romeo and Juliet.

And what about Lord Tennyson who said “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you … I could walk through my garden forever?”

Then moving ahead to more modern times, who can forget how the world held their breath with all the love affairs of the Kennedy’s.

People have been thrilled over the love stories of old because, for some, that kind of all-consuming passionate love is something we don’t really see or hear of so much anymore.

Today, you can still stir up great passion and love to the one you love – who doesn’t want to listen to, to look forward to, to read passionate love quotes from the love of your life today that say ‘I’m in love with you’?

Use some of the quotes below to give your relationship a real boost.

To get you into the mood for romance, hear about Cleopatra, who fell very, very passionately in love with the handsome Roman General Mark Anthony.

Their relationship was very volatile.

Mark Anthony said of Cleopatra

“Brilliant to look upon and to listen to, with the power to subjugate everyone.”

Mark Anthony

Mark anthony quote

During the war in Rome, these two chose to die together.

What about one of the greatest love stories of all times, that of Romeo and Juliet from William Shakespeare?

‘Romeo and Juliet’ is considered as one of William Shakespeare’s most beautiful works ever.

This famous play is filled with sweet love quotes, all about passionate love, going down in history for its depiction of the ultimate epitome of lovers’ commitment to each other.

Some of the quotes from this iconic story of love, even today, prove to be an inspiration for many young lovers.

Romeo to Juliet

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


Romeo to juliet

“O! She doth teach the torches to burn bright It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night Like a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear; Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear.”


Romeo to Juliet

This story of young love has remained so popular even for modern youth that the film was once again released on November 1, 1996.

And in 2005, the film was included on the BFI list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14.

“Sin from thy lips? O trespass sweetly urged! Give me my sin again.”


Romeo to Juliet

“See how she leans her cheek upon her hand. O, that I was a glove upon that hand, that I might touch that cheek!”


Romeo to Juliet

This great quote was when Romeo was watching Juliet on her balcony when she rested her cheek on her hand.

Romeo had met Juliet earlier that evening but couldn’t keep himself apart from her for too long.

And this one from the famous novel, Wuthering Heights! (by Emily Brontê)

“If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”

Emily Brontê

Emily Brontê Quote

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (by William Shakespeare)

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

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Quotes

What do you think of this one?  

“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.”

Albert Einstein

Can you believe that Albert Einstein, the brilliant scientist who worked almost around the clock said that?

More Famous Love Quotes That People Still Love Today

Dante and Beatrice

The Italian poet, Dante, when he saw Beatrice when she was only 8 and he, 9, then the second time was when they were adults and she, an emerald-eyed beauty, on seeing Dante greeted him.

Unfortunately, she died so early at age 24, and Dante never saw her again, but he never forgot her and wrote of her:

“The glorious lady of my mind, she is my beatitude, the destroyer of all vices and the queen of virtue, salvation.”


Dante Quotes


Catching up to more modern times, sometimes young guys and girls find it hard to express their emotions.

And then there are no other ways to conquer writers’ block than to express their love for their ‘babes’ through love quotes for him or her.

Some guys and gals even want to write their own wedding vow through love quotes!

It certainly helps to fill the gaps in helping to win her or his heart.

Any guy who sends his lady love a deep love-quote for very a special occasion is going to score points, right?

Want to try some of these?

John and Abigail Adams

Mother and father to America’s 5th president, John Quincy Adams – these two had more than 1000 letters between them, about their mutual devotion and abiding friendship.

He wrote…

“I want to hear you think, or see your thoughts. The conclusion of your letter makes my heartthrob, more than a cannonade would. You bid me burn your letters. But I must forget you first.”

John Quincy Adams

John Adams Quotes

Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII

Who can ever forget the love affair of Edward VIII heir to the British Throne, who fell in love with American divorcée Wallis Simpson, willing to give the throne for her!

Edward chose rather abdicate the throne if he could not have the woman he loved and famously proclaimed his love for her in 1936 when he abdicated.

“It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride that you gave up a throne for her.”

King Edward VIII

King Edward VIII Quotes

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Famous Hollywood stars, devoted to each other for over 50 years.

When interviewed about his marriage to Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman said:

“I have a steak at home. Why should I go out for a hamburger?”

Paul Newman

Paul Newman Quote

Meghan Markel and Prince Harry

This love story captured the hearts of the world when Prince Harry and Meghan Markel married in May 2018.

Harry said of Megan…

“When did I know she was ‘The One? The very first time we met.”

Prince Harry

Prince Harry quote

Some love quotes that people still love to use because they are so deep and meaningful:

William Shakespeare

“Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.”

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Quote

Helen Keller

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.”

Helen Keller

Helen Keller quote

Malika E. Nura

“You were my first my last. There shall never be another you. You are a lifetime you are my life.”

Malika E. Nura

Malika E Nura quote

Love is a beautiful song

Yes, love is undoubtedly an incredible feeling and truly one of life’s most fulfilling experiences.

For each of us who have had the ability to have an affectionate and intimate connection with another person is one of the most important things there is in life.

Today, we express our love for her or him in so many thoughts and emotions, often struggling to put them in order.

Here are some of the very best deep love messages for her, or him, which will express exactly how you feel…

Bill Wilson

“To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.”

Bill Wilson

Bill Wilson quote

“You have found true love when you realize that you want to wake up beside your love every morning even when you have your differences.”

Love quote

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F.Scott Fitzgerald quote

“You are the source of my joy, the center of my world and the whole of my heart.”

Love quote

Another wow!

“You are nothing short of my everything.”

Love quote

“My six-word love story: I can’t imagine life without you.”

Love quote

And here’s just another one for good luck because it is so cool!

“You are the last thought in my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thought when I wake up each morning.”

Love quote

Music is the Language of Love

Like the beautiful sonnets back in Shakespeare’s time, pop music today also has a way of capturing the feelings of love in a way that somehow is not that easily expressed in other ways.

There is something romantically and deeply poetic about the lyrics of some songs that can give us gooseflesh when we hear them.

From the beautiful rolling and thunder of classical music to the ballads to modern pop, you will find some of the sweetest love quotes that you will ever see.

Here are some modern quotes you can put into your own words.

Justify My Love

“I want to kiss you in Paris
I want to hold your hand in Rome
I want to run naked in a rainstorm
Make love in a train cross-country
You put this in me
So now what, so now what?”


Madonna quote

All of Me

“You’re my downfall, you’re my muse
My worst distraction, my rhythm, and blues
I can’t stop singing, it’s ringing, in my head for you”

John Legend

John Legend quote

Say You Won’t Let Go

“I’m so in love with you
And I hope you know
Darling your love is more than worth its weight in gold
We’ve come so far my dear
Look how we’ve grown
And I wanna stay with you until we’re grey and old
Just say you won’t let go”

James Arthur

James Arthur quote

I Just Called To Say I Love You

“I just called to say I love you
I just called to say how much I care
I just called to say I love you
And I mean it from the bottom of my heart”  

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder quote

I Love You Always Forever

“I love you always forever
Near and far closer together
Everywhere I will be with you
Everything I will do for you”

Donna Lewis

Donna Lewis quote

Truly, Madly, Deeply

“I want to stand with you on a mountain
I want to bathe with you in the sea
I want to lay like this forever
Until the sky falls on me”

Savage Garden

Savage Garden quote

When You Say Nothing At All

“The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall,
You say it best when you say nothing at all.”

Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating quote

There you have it, 21 beautiful and romantic love quotes for her.

While there may be plenty of ways to express your love, be it through body language or non-verbal communication, when you find the perfect love quote that sums up precisely what you are feeling and thinking, it can be darn amazing.

To end with, five modern quotes because ‘when I saw your face, now I’m a believer’!

William Goldman

“Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”

William Goldman in The Princess Bride

William Goldman Quote

Ian McEwan

“I’ve never had a moment’s doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for living.”

Ian McEwan in Atonement

Ian McEwan quote

Billy Joel

“I said I love you and that’s forever, and this I promise from the heart, I I could not love you any better, I love you just the way you are.”

Billy Joel from “Just the Way You Are”

Billy Joel quote

Moulin Rouge

“Storm clouds may gather and stars may collide, but I love you until the end of time.”

from Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge quote

And if you really want to know if you love her or him enough to send a quote, check this final one out, cos, it says it all!


“When I saw you I fell in love and you smiled because you knew”.

Falstaff by Verdi

Verdi quote