Today, February 14, many people around the world will be celebrating this day together with their loved ones. Many usually will celebrate with lots of kisses, cards, flowers…,
For this was on St. Valentine’s Day, when every bird cometh there to choose his mate. – Chaucer.
or simply by going to the movie theater or just go on a romantic outing. Valentine’s Day is also the day when many of us let the romantic words flow. This is where quotes can serve as an inspiration; enhance our creativity as we write the romantic card to get our message across.
I will find out where she has gone,
And kiss her lips and take her hands.
And pluck till time and times are done
The silver apples of the moon,
The golden apples of the sun.
-William Butler Yeats
Below you can read our collection of quotes which fit well with Valentine’s Day. Enjoy them, Share them and make sure that you kiss your love with a rose. Happy Valentine!
10 Facts about Valentine’s Day
|496 AD - Pope Gelasius I named February 14 as St. Valentine's Day.|
|In 1537, England’s King Henry VII officially declared Feb. 14 the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day.|
|In the 15th Century, the Duke of Orleans who was imprisoned in the Tower of London sent the first Valentine’s card to his wife.|
|1847 - Esther Howland, of Worchester, Massachusetts, becomes one of the first US manufacturers of valentines.|
|1868 - The first "chocolate box" is introduced by Richard Cadbury, when he decorates a candy box with a painting of his young daughter holding a kitten in her arms. Cadbury also invented the first Valentine's Day candy box.|
|Thanks to Chaucer and Shakespear who romanticised the day in much of their work, Valentine's Day became more famous.|
|Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day in the late 1800s.|
|Americans spend around $277 million on Valentine cards every year, second only to Christmas|
|About 150 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year. Only Christmas is more popular.|
|Every Valentine’s Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.|
Valentine’s Day Quotes
It is the special quality of love not to be able to remain stationary, to be obliged to increase under pain of diminishing.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
First romance, first love, is something so special to all of us, both emotionally and physically, that it touches our lives and enriches them forever.
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
James A. Baldwin
You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.
Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
If the universe has any purpose more important then topping a woman you love and making a baby with her, hearty help, I have never heard of it.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope.
Cute Quotes For Valentine’s Day
Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
E. E. Cummings
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
G. K. Chesterton
Love is the poetry of the senses.
Honoré de Balzac
Better let my heart be without words, than my words without heart.
Love is my religion – I could die for it.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
When you really want love you will find it waiting for you.
He who wants to do good knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open.
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.
Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.
Vincent van Gogh
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.