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Love is as wonderful as it is complex, which can make it a little challenging to put into words. But who said it had to be your words?

Thanks to a wide selection of romantic comedies and famous romance novels, we've got all the inspiration you'll need. See below for 55 romantic love quotes to have in your pocket, whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, a wedding anniversary or just reassuring your significant other over a massive pile of laundry that you’re in this together.

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Oprah Quote about Finding Love

1. “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey

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2. “Being in love is the worst. I mean it’s the best, but it's so hard and scary to open your heart to someone. … But the point is, vulnerability is the key to happiness. Vulnerable people are powerful people.” – Amy Poehler

Whitney Cummings Quote About Finding Love

3. “It’s the 21st century. I don’t need an alpha male to protect me. I don’t need a big, strong man to fight off a tiger. I need a geek who can get my naked photos off the cloud.” – Whitney Cummings

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Maya Angelou Love Quotes

4. “First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.” – Maya Angelou

Mindy Kaling Love Quote

5. “My mom always used to say, ‘You can't say I love you before you can say I.’ And I think that sort of makes sense.” – Mindy Kaling

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6. “I asked my dad once, ‘How did you and Mom stay married for 33 years?’ And he said, ‘Well, we never wanted to get divorced at the same time.’” – Gwyneth Paltrow

Agatha Christie quote about love

7. “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” – Agatha Christie

Cate Blanchett quote about spooning

8. “Someone once said to me, and I think it's quite true, that if your bodies actually fit together when you're sleeping in bed—I'm not going to get into too much detail—you're in good stead. When you can spoon with someone, then you're OK. Because you might not vote the same way, you might not have the same politics, but sometimes that works for people.” – Cate Blanchett

Kristen Bell Quotes about Dax and Love

9. “Dax helped me learn that I don't have it all figured out. Sometimes that's the greatest gift someone can give you.” – Kristen Bell

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10. “YOU AND I ARE MEANT TO BE TOGETHER. PERIOD. THE END. CUE HAPPY-ENDING MUSIC.” – DAWSON LEERY, DAWSON’S CREEK

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11. “WHEN YOU'RE LUCKY ENOUGH TO MEET YOUR ONE PERSON, THEN LIFE TAKES A TURN FOR THE BEST. IT CAN'T GET BETTER THAN THAT.” — JOHN KRASINSKI

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12. “We are like oil and vinegar most of the time. But when you shake us up real good, the combination is heavenly.— Anna Segee, The Stranger in Her Bed

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13. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott, The Intern

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14. “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” — Zora Neale Hurston

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15. “Love doesn't make sense! I mean, you can't logic your way in or out of it. Love is totally nonsensical. But we have to keep doing it, or else we're lost, and love is dead.” — Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother

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16. “I fall in love with myself, and I want someone to share it with me. I want someone to share me, with me.” — Eartha Kitt

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17. “Remember that thing you told me about wanting me to be happy? Even if it meant you couldn’t be a part of my life? Well, what if I can’t be happy unless you’re part of it?” — Sylvie Parker, Sylvie’s Love

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18. “It’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.” — Noah, The Notebook

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19. “I hate the way I don't hate you. Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all." — Kat Stratford, 10 Things I Hate About You

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20. "I think I'd miss you even if we'd never met." — Nick Mercer, The Wedding Date

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21. “TRUE LOVE IS SINGING KARAOKE ‘UNDER PRESSURE’ AND LETTING THE OTHER PERSON SING THE FREDDIE MERCURY PART.” – MINDY KALING

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22. "In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you." — Mac MacGuff, Juno

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23. “I don't want to sound foolish, but remember love is what brought you here. And if you've trusted love this far, don't panic now. Trust it all the way." — Sharon Rivers, If Beale Street Could Talk

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24. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” — Nat King Cole, “Nature Boy”

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25. “But love, I’ve come to understand, is more than mumbling three words before bedtime.” – Wilson Lewis, The Wedding

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26. “There’s no substitute for a great love who says, ‘No matter what's wrong with you, you're welcome at this table.” – Tom Hanks

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27. "I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." – Arwen, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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28. “Love is when you're committed to helping somebody with their life, helping them to suffer less. Helping them to manage their minds and their emotions.” – Will Smith

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29. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ― Santiago, The Alchemist

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30. “Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” ― James Baldwin

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31. “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss

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32. “I love you very much, probably more than anybody could love another person.” – Henry Roth, 50 First Dates

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33. “If you love someone you say it, you say it right then, out loud. Otherwise, the moment just passes you by.” – Julianne Potter, My Best Friend’s Wedding

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34. “It's fate. It's destiny. We both like burritos.” – Seth Cohen, The O.C.

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35. “THE SINGLE MOST EXTRAORDINARY THING I'VE EVER DONE WITH MY LIFE IS FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU.” — BETH PEARSON, THIS IS US

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36. "Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, only with what you are expecting to give, which is everything" — Katharine Hepburn

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37. “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good times and bad. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses." — Ann Landers

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38. ”Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” — Zelda Fitzgerald

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39. “True love is like little roses, sweet, fragrant in small doses.” ― Ana Claudia Antunes, Pierrot & Columbine

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40. "Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind." — Helena, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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41. “To love at all is to be vulnerable. “ ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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42. “There's no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.” — Reese Witherspoon

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43. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness.” — Beyoncé

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44. “Love by giving and by taking. Give and be given.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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45. “Maybe it is our imperfections which make us so perfect for one another. — Mr. Knightley, Emma

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46. “Is it possible to love someone so completely they simply can’t die?” – Peter Lake, Winter’s Tale

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47. “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” — Max Muller

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48. "A simple 'I love you' means more than money." — Frank Sinatra, "Tell Her"

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49. “Love to me is someone telling me ‘I want to be with you for the rest of my life, and if you needed me to, I’d jump out of a plane for you.’” — Jennifer Lopez

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50. “Love liberates. It doesn't just hold—that's ego.” — Maya Angelou

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51. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” ― Eva Gabor

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52. “WE’RE ALL A LITTLE WEIRD. AND LIFE IS A LITTLE WEIRD. AND WHEN WE FIND SOMEONE WHOSE WEIRDNESS IS COMPATIBLE WITH OURS, WE JOIN UP WITH THEM AND FALL INTO MUTUALLY SATISFYING WEIRDNESS—AND CALL IT LOVE—TRUE LOVE.” – ROBERT FULGHUM

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53. “Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars

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54. “To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.” — Madonna

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55. “You can't blame gravity for falling in love.” ― Albert Einstein

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