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Example Love Messages and Romantic Quotes for a Partner

Blake started out scribbling in cards over 30 years ago. Though his handwriting is mostly unchanged, the content has improved.

Let the most important person in your life know how much they mean to you with one of these romantic quotes or love messages.

Let the most important person in your life know how much they mean to you with one of these romantic quotes or love messages.

Writing a Love Message

The following is a long list of romantic love messages you can say or write to your significant other. You will have to decide which category of message you want to use. Are you the type who needs prefers a passionate love message or do you want to focus on the nature of your relationship?

It may be helpful to think about some specific qualities you like about your partner and add some details to these messages. Try to include stories, jokes, and other content that is specific to your relationship to make your love message more genuine and personal.

How to Introduce a Love Quote

When you use a love quote, you may want to introduce it with a few words.

  • This quote says exactly what I want to say to you.
  • You make this quote true for me.
  • These words apply to you and I.
  • I found a perfect quote to say what I'm feeling in my heart but didn't know how to say.
  • I can't stop thinking about you in this way.

Love Quote Examples

Using a quote can be a great way to express love. There is no shortage of romantic quotes that you can use for just about any celebration of love. Here are some hand-chosen quotes to set the mood.

  • "You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how." —Gone with the Wind
  • "When I see you my eyes turn into little hearts." —Cameron Koch (age 4)
  • "Distance means to little when someone means so much."
  • "Every love story is beautiful, but ours in my favorite."
  • "Darling, I'll sleep with you in my heart tonight."
  • "In you, I've found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend."
  • "Baby, if I had to choose my best day ever, my finest hour, my wildest dream come true, mine would be you."
  • "When you fall for someone's personality, everything about them becomes beautiful."
  • "Well, I'm here. What's your next two wishes?"
  • "Sitting next to you doing absolutely nothing, means absolutely everything to me."
  • "I can't unlove you."
  • "One day, we will never have to say goodbye, only goodnight."
  • "If I could give you one thing in life, it would be to give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Only then would you realize how special you are to me."
  • "You make my heart smile."
  • "So many of my smiles begin with you."
  • "It's been occurring to me that I'd like to hang out with you for my whole life."
  • "It is a risk to love. What if it doesn't work out? Ah, but what if it does." -Peter McWilliams
  • "Cuddle me hardcore."
  • "When I think of all the reasons I love you, I know I can count on you to give my brain a great workout."
  • "I want to be everything you didn't know you were looking for."
  • "I have been homesick for you since we met." —The Avett Brothers
  • "I went to sleep thinking about you, and I woke up just the same."
  • "Your hand fits in mine like it's made just for me."
  • "If find bits and pieces of you in the music I love."
  • "If nothing lasts forever, please be my nothing."
  • "You and I will always be unfinished business."
  • "When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew." —William Shakespeare

Passionate Love Messages

Use a passionate love message when you want to spice things up a bit romantically. Passion is all about longing for your partner. Paint a picture of your passion with your words.

  • "I long for your touch when we're apart—all I can do is close my eyes tightly and imagine you with me."
  • "My ears thirst for a soft word spoken by you. My arms long to embrace you. My eyes yearn to gaze upon your sweet countenance."
  • "If you were a musical instrument, I would make beautiful music with you all the time. I would never get tired of practicing."

Complimentary Messages

One way to be really romantic is to compliment your significant other. Compliments are very romantic and work well for most romantic situations. These are a safe way to go if you are unsure what theme your message should take.

  • "I'd be lucky if I won the lottery, but you are a blessing from God perfectly formed for me."
  • "I have more reasons to love you than I have reasons to breathe."
  • "I can prove that my sense of taste and style is better than yours. I chose you, and you chose me. That's proof."
  • "Finding you was the best thing that has ever happened to me in my life."
  • "Even though we don't always agree, you are the best listener I know."
  • "I truly believe I could search the entire world over including all 7 billion people and I would never find another person as perfect for me as you."
  • "Living with you means I get to fall in love day after day with an amazing person."

Messages About Your Relationship

Focusing on the relationship you have is a great way to acknowledge how important your partner is in your life. Romance is so much easier when there's a confidence about the relationship between both people.

  • "You have more value to me than any of my possessions. If I had to pay for you at full price, I couldn't afford you. I am thankful to have our relationship."
  • "The loyalty and trust that you give me is an anchor that protects and holds steady our relationship."
  • "Living with you is one of the most frustrating, fun, amazing, adventures I could have the pleasure to enjoy.
  • "Relationships do change over time, but my commitment to you will remain as steady and strong as a rock."
  • "When my energy levels are low, your smile recharges my batteries."
  • "Loving you is a full-time job, but I love my career."
  • "You are my inspiration when I feel like giving up."
  • "I don't like to think about how boring my life would be without you because I get bored when I think about it."
  • "The best thing about you is that your strengths compliment my weaknesses. We make a great team."
  • "I am thankful that your ability to forgive me is much bigger than my habit of messing up my life."
  • "You are with me no matter where I go, and I am with you no matter where you go."
  • "One thing I love about being married to you is that I always get to say, 'see you later' instead of 'goodbye.'"

Romantic Messages for Your Wife or Girlfriend

Valentine's Day, anniversaries, and birthdays are all great times to say something meaningful and romantic. Your partner will be impressed by your ability to express how amazing and important they are to you.

  • "When I look at you, I see the most beautiful woman in the world."
  • "You are a deep well for my everlasting thirst for a beautiful woman."
  • "I know I have a beautiful wife when I look at her when she is angry and yelling and I can't help but think about how cute she is."
  • For use with flowers: "I couldn't find any flowers that could compare to the amount of beauty you have, but these roses were the closest I could find."
  • "Somehow I'm still amazed and mesmerized by your captivating beauty even after many years."
  • "Your sense of style and creativity is only outdone by the one who created you."
  • "I'd be lying if I said that there's aren't times when I get frustrated with you, but I think it's just because I have so much passion for you and care so much about you."

Love Messages for Your Husband or Boyfriend

  • "When we cuddle after a long day, I love melting into your arms and falling asleep to your warmth."
  • "Your touches can still send shivers down my spine, and that's not just because you have cold hands."
  • "No one can love me, please me, or annoy me as well as you."
  • "Over the years I have come to depend on you greatly, so I am very thankful that you are a dependable person."


Gail Sobotkin from South Carolina on July 27, 2012:

Wow! These romantic love messages are just in time for my 38th wedding anniversary. Am always looking for something sweet and slightly new to write to my honey and you've given me some wonderful ideas. I will, of course, take your suggestion and personalize them.

Voted up across the board except for funny. Thanks so much for sharing.

Liz Walmoth on July 24, 2012:

Great messages that can be used in so many situations. I like the relationship messages--those can be difficult to say sometimes.

ignugent17 on July 24, 2012:

So sweet ! I might use them some of these days to cheer up my husband. Thanks for sharing Blake Flannery.

Nancy Yager from Hamburg, New York on July 24, 2012:

Love messages for our significant other. Something I am sure that we all forget from time to time. Voted Up and Shared.