Valentine’s Day is tomorrow so I thought I’d go looking for love in all of the right places-BOOKS! Here are some love quotes to get you in the right mood, enjoy!

“Is love this misguided need to have you beside me most of the time? Is love this safety I feel in our silences? Is it this belonging, this completeness?”

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie

“The more you love someone, he came to think, the harder it is to tell them. It surprised him that strangers didn’t stop each other on the street to say I love you.”

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.”

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” Winnie The Pooh by A.A. Milne

“You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone forever. I offer myself to you again with a heart even more your own than when you almost broke it, eight years and a half ago. Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death. I have loved none but you.” Persuasion by Jane Austen

“There is nothing in nature like it. Not in robins or bison or in the banging tails of your hunting dogs and not in blossoms or suckling foal. Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy you are a fool. If you think it is natural you are blind. It is a learned application without reason or motive except that it is God.” Paradise by Tony Morrison

“I wish I knew how to quit you.” BrokeBack Mountain (short story) by Annie Proulx

“The way her body existed only where he touched her. The rest of her was smoke.” The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

“To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

“I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who’s ever lived: I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough.” The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

“The greatest lie ever told about love is that it sets you free.” On Beauty by Zadie Smith

“I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.” Possession by A.S. Byatt

“Lying under such a myriad of stars. The sea’s black horizon. He rose and walked out and stood barefoot in the sand and watched the pale surf appear all down the shore and roll and crash and darken again. When he went back to the fire he knelt and smoothed her hair as she slept and he said if he were God he would have made the world just so and no different.” The Road by Cormac Mccarthy

“She is a friend of mind. She gathers me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.” Beloved by Toni Morrison

“I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk. I want the two of us to begin everything from the beginning.” Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

“…I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

“When the day shall come that we do part,” he said softly, and turned to look at me, “if my last words are not ‘I love you’-ye’ll ken it was because I didna have time.”

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

“Kindness eases change, Love quiets fear.” Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

“No, I mean I like you very much. Just as you are.” Bridget Jones Diary by Helen Fielding

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