Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Valentine’s Day is a special day to share your love with friends, family and partners.
For single people however, or those people separated from their loved ones, the holiday can be a lonely one that brings up feelings of sadness and longing. Spending the day doing what you want to do or reaching out to a friend can help brighten up your day and show that love exists everywhere.
Here are a list of top ten Valentine’s Day quotes that can bring you inspiration and time for reflection.
10. Thomas Hood
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!
A poetic quote penned by Thomas Hood to the ones he loved.
It is better to have love and lost than to never have loved at all.
Written by an Unknown, this infamous quote has been carried down through the generations of time and love.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Aristotle quotes the deep love of two people in love and co-existing as one.
7. Jacques Benigne Bossuel
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel speaks of love that cannot always be reasoned or explained from the head or logic, rather it can only be explained through the heart.
6. Mae West
I have found men who didn’t know how to kiss. I’ve always found time to teach them.
A light-hearted and romantic quote as told by Mae West.
5. Alexandra Penney
The Ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
Alexandra Penney reveals that disagreements and arguments are inevitable in relationships. Yet, the strongest relationships are able to emerge with understanding, compromise and unity.
4. Courtney Maddox
All the birds in the sky, all the fish in the sea, will never explain what you mean to me.
A colourful rhyme from Courtney Maddox, this quote evokes bright and visually fun images of love.
3. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes describes love as the answer to finding contentment, peace and joy in life.
2. Robert Browning
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
This quote by Robert Browning expresses the beautiful love between partners who take life’s journey together.
1. Mother Teresa
The hunger for love is more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Told by the infamous, charitable and worldly Mother Teresa, this quote sums up the need for love in our lives to survive and thrive.