Valentine’s Day 2015 Quotes: Quintessential Sayings About Love

February 13, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

Valentine’s Day 2015 is upon us, landing on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Here’s a few quotes about the day:

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies” — Aristotle, Greek philosopher

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage” — Lao Tzu, Taoist philospher and author of “Tao Te Ching”

“Love does not dominate; it cultivates” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, author 

“Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love” — Leo Tolstoy, author

“We are most alive when we’re in love” — author John Updike

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing” — Blaise Pascal, philosopher

“Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey,” — Lord Byron, poet

“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs” –William Shakespeare, author

“We loved with a love that was more than love” — Edgar Allan Poe, author

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt” — Charles M. Schulz, creator of “Peanuts”

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul” — actress Judy Garland

“How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said” — author Victor Hugo

“Love has no desire but to fulfill itself. But if you love and must needs have desires, let these be your desires; To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To know the pain of too much tenderness. To be wounded by your own understanding of love; And to bleed willingly and joyfully” — Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet