260 Short Love Quotes for Him and Her

Last updated: December 16, 2022

Looking for short love quotes? You’ve come to the right place! If you want to keep things very short, but super duper sweet, we have hundreds of suggestions for love quotes, meaning you’re bound to find the one quote that is perfect for your loved one. If you are wondering “What is the best love caption?” or you are wondering how to express your love for your other half, then you’ll find what you need in our collection of short love quotes. They can be a lovely addition to a card, or even sent as an SMS message.

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On this page, you’ll find short love quotes that are written from the heart. You’ll also find a few funny love quotes if your special someone doesn’t appreciate sappy messages! There is something to suit everyone’s own style and personality. There are short romantic love quotes, quotes from movies, and short inspirational love quotes too.

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Short Love Quotes

“We can only learn to love by loving.”
~ Iris Murdoch

“Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.”
~ Theodore Roethke

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”
~ Victor Hugo

“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”
~ Franklin P. Jones

“I just need you and some sunsets.”
~ Atticus

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”
~ Robert Frost

“Where there is love there is life.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”
~ Aristotle

“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”
~ Hermann Hesse

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

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.”
~ William Shakespeare

“What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.”
~ Sinclair Lewis

“Love is not a volunteer thing.”
~ Samuel Richardson

“We love the things we love for what they are.”
~ Robert Frost

“Sunsets are loved because they vanish.”
~ Ray Bradbury

“A life lived in love will never be dull.”
~ Leo Buscaglia

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”
~ Audrey Hepburn

“Trust your intuition and be guided by love.”
~ Charles Eisenstein

“We must be our own before we can be another’s.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Short Love Quotes For Him

These cute boyfriend and husband quotes are perfect for telling your very special man just how much you love him. Find perfect short love quotes for him here.

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
~ Marilyn Monroe

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”
~ Ben Hecht

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”
~ Jodi Picoult

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”
~ J.R.R. Tolkien

“No matter what you will do. I will always love you. I swear it.”
~ C.J. Redwine

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

“To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.”
~ Valerie Lombardo

“I found the one my heart loves.”
~ Song of Solomon 3:4

“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”
~ Joanne Woodward

“Walking with your hands in mine and mine in yours, that’s exactly where I want to be always.”
~ Fawn Weaver

“Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age – as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.”
~ Phyllis Diller

“I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.”
~ Angelita Lim

“To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.”
~ Robert Brault

“As a man in a relationship, you have a choice: You can be right or you can be happy.”
~ Ralphie May

“In order to be happy oneself it is necessary to make at least one other person happy.”
~ Theodor Reik

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
~ Honore de Balzac

“A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.”
~ Frank Sinatra

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire.”
~ Jeremy Taylor

“As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.”
~ Bruce Lee

“The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.”
~ Jane Austen

Short Love Quotes For Her

These cute girlfriend/wife quotes are perfect for telling your lovely lady just how much you love her. Find perfect short love quotes for her here.

“Pick me, choose me, love me.”
~ Meredith Grey, Grey’s Anatomy

“Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
~ Oscar Wilde

“You make me want to be a better man.”
~ Melvin Udall

“She’s the kind of magic that you marry.”
~ Adrian Michael

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
~ Charles Schulz

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

“I love her and it is the beginning of everything.”
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self-respect.”
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe.”
~ Jeffrey Fry

“I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.”
~ Leo Christopher

“Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.”
~ Inconnu

“I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second.”
~ Kami Garcia

“Romance is the icing, but love is the cake.”
~ Unknown

“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.”
~ Tad Carpenter

“Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
~ Nicole Krauss

It feels like the world is going to explode when I kiss you.”
~ Alex Light

“You think you’re one of millions but you’re one in a million to me.”
~ Brad Paisley

“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.”
~ Willa Cather

“Come, live in my heart and pay no rent.”
~ Samuel Lover

“The most beautiful moments of life aren’t just with you but because of you.”
~ Leo Christopher

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Short Deep Love Quotes

Do you want a short deep love quote for your love? These deep quotes are perfect for telling your partner how much they mean to you.

“You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.”
~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“We loved with a love that was more than love.”
~ Edgar Allan Poe

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”
~ George Sand

“For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.”
~ Carl Sagan

“Tell me whom you love and I will tell you who you are.”
~ Houssaye

“Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.”
~ Tom Wolfe

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.”
~ Natalie Cole

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

“My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”
~ André Breton

“Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.”
~ Barbara De Angelis

“Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.”
~ Marge Piercy

“Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.”
~ George Jean Nathan

“Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.”
~ Moliere

“Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.”
~ James Thurber

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
~ Lao Tzu

“Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.”
~ Felix Adler

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.”
~ Washington Irving

“The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color – oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…”
~ Anna Godbersen

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
~ Mother Teresa

“I believe there are some things in life you can’t deny or rationalize, and [love] is one of them.”
~ Cate Blanchett

Short Sad Love Quotes

Love isn’t always kind. If you are suffering from a broken heart, these short sad love quotes will help you to capture your feelings in words.

“There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.”
~ Ashleigh Brilliant

“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.”
~ Julia Roberts

“You can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.”
~ Johnny Depp

“I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?”
~ Faraaz Kazi

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
~ Stephen Chbosky

“You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a belljar; starved for love.”
~ Ayushee Ghoshal

“Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart.”
~ Lykke Li

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
~ Kahlil Gibran

“You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.”
~ Henny Youngman

“You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go.”
~ C.C Aurel

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci

“To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.”
~ Bess Myerson

“It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.”
~ Miguel de Unamuno

“Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.”
~ St. Augustine

“You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.”
~ Barbara De Angelis

“In the end we discover that to love and let go can be the same thing.”
~ Jack Kornfield

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.”
~ Elbert Hubbard

“He is not a lover who does not love forever.”
~ Euripides

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”
~ Bette Davis

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Short Inspirational Love Quotes

Love is one big adventure! Want to inspire your special someone? These short inspirational love quotes will do the job.

“Only true love can fuel the hard work that awaits you.”
~ Tom Freston

“Your love shines in my heart as the sun shines upon the earth.”
~ Eleanor Di Guillo

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”
~ Andre Breton

“To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.”
~ T. Tolis

“The chance to love and be loved exists no matter where you are.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.”
~ Sophocles

“The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.”
~ Dalai Lama

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

“We love because it’s the only true adventure.”
~ Nikki Giovanni

“Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
~ Ella Fitzgerald

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
~ Tom Bodett

“Love is a friendship set to music.”
~ Joseph Campbell

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
~ William W. Purkey

“You always gain by giving love.”
~ Reese Witherspoon

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
~ Robert A. Heinlein

“Love is an endless act of forgiveness.”
~ Beyoncé

“The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”
~ George Washington

“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
~ Buddha

“Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.”
~ Lord Byron

Short Funny Love Quotes

Love is patient and kind, it can also be hilarious! If your partner likes a giggle, these short funny love quotes are sure to put a smile on their dial.

“It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.”
~ Lucille Ball

“Love is sharing your popcorn.”
~ Charles Schultz

“Love is being stupid together.”
~ Paul Valery

“A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.”
~ Brendan Francis

“Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age.”
~ Jeanne Moreau

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”
~ Albert Einstein

“Love is like pi – natural, irrational, and very important.”
~ Lisa Hoffman

“Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.”
~ Dolly Parton

“If you are not too long, I will wait for you all my life.”
~ Oscar Wilde

“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?”
~ Lily Tomlin

“Love means having to say you’re sorry every fifteen minutes.”
~ John Lennon

“Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.”
~ Carroll Bryant

“Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.”
~ Ambrose Bierce

“I love you like a fat kid loves cake.”
~ Scott Adams

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”
~ Plato

“What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.”
~ Pearl Bailey

“Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.”
~ H. L. Mencken

“Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.”
~ Albert Einstein

“Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.”
~ Thomas Dewar

“Love is a lot like a backache, it doesn’t show up on X-rays, but you know it’s there.”
~ George Burns

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Short Love Quotes From Movies

Grab the popcorn! If your love is mad about rom-coms, they will appreciate a short love quote from their favorite movie.

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love, and be loved in return.”
~ Moulin Rouge

“You had me at Hello”
~ Jerry Maguire

“All at once everything looks different, now that I see you.”
~ Tangled

“It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.”
~ Good Will Hunting

“You mean more to me than anyone in this whole world.”
~ Peter Pan

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”
~ Lord of The Rings

“Love is a song that never ends.”
~ Bambi

“To me, you are perfect”
~ Love Actually

“You are my greatest adventure.”
~ The Incredibles

“You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love… I love… I love you.”
~ Pride and Prejudice

“When somebody loved me. Everything was beautiful.”
~ Toy Story 2

“Most of my life I felt alone, even when I was with people. That was until I met you.”
~ Pretty Little Liars

“One song, my heart keeps singing, of one love only for you.”
~ Snow White

“It’s like my life isn’t even real to me unless you’re there, and you’re in it, and I’m sharing it with you.”
~ The Gilmore Girls

“I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.”
~ Pocahontas

“Our love is like the wind. I can’t see it, but I can feel it.”
~ A Walk to Remember

“You know you are right for someone when they force you to be the best version of yourself.”
~ The Mindy Project

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”
~ The Notebook

“If you can find someone to love the you you love, well, that’s just fabulous.”
~ Sex and the City

“When all my dreams come true, the one I want next to me – IT’S YOU”
~ One Tree Hill

Short Love Quotes From Songs

Love songs can make your heart sing. Why not add a short love quote from a song? These are perfect for cards, love letters or SMS messages.

“When I see your face, there’s not a thing that I would change. ‘Cause you’re amazing, just the way you are”
~ Bruno Mars

“Take my love. I’ll never ask for too much. Just all that you are. And everything that you do.”
~ Whitney Huston

“All you need is love.”
~ Paul McCartney

“Before the day I met you, life was so unkind. But you’re the key to my peace of mind.”
~ Aretha Franklin

“Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.”
~ John Legend

“Baby it’s you. You’re the one I love, You’re the one I need, You’re the only one I see.”
~ Beyonce

“I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.”
~ Ben Folds Five

“But nothing’s greater, than the rush that comes with your embrace.”
~ Leona Lewis

“I’m so in love with you. And I hope you know. Darling your love is more than worth its weight in gold”
~ James Arthur

“I can’t fall in love without you.”
~ Zara Larsson

“I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words. How wonderful life is while you’re in the world”
~ Elton John

“‘Cause after all these years. I still feel everything when you are near.”
~ Camila Cabello

“I will stand by you forever. You can take my breath away.”
~ Enrique Iglesias

“Maybe I don’t know that much but I know this much is true, I was blessed because I was loved by you.”
~ Celine Dion

“Take me to your heart. For it’s there that I belong. And will never part.”
~ Elvis Presley

“Everything means nothing, if I ain’t got you, yeah.”
~ Alecia Keys

“Lights will guide you home. And ignite your bones. And I will try to fix you.”
~ Coldplay

“You are the best thing, that’s ever been mine.”
~ Taylor Swift

“Go to the ends of the Earth for you, to make you feel my love”
~ Bob Dylan / Adele

“I’m overwhelmed with gratitude, cause baby I’m so thankful I found you”
~ Mariah Carey

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Short Valentine’s Day Love Quotes

It’s the most lovey-dovey day of the year! Add a short Valentine’s Day love quote to your card to let your valentine know just how special they are to you.

“Valentine’s Day is a love-note to the rest of the year.”
~ Jo Lightfoot

“If you love yourself first, you will find your Valentine much quicker!”
~ Mehmet Murat

“A valentine warms the heart.”
~ Kriss Stewart

“Valentine’s Day is the poet’s holiday.”
~ Eva Gabor

“Personally, I love a great love story.”
~ Meghan Markle

“On this Valentine’s Day my hope and wish is that our love will be forever.”
~ Catherine Pulsifer

“I love you for making me better by loving me. Be my valentine.”
~ Unknown

“Today is Valentine’s Day-or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day!”
~ Jay Leno

“Every day I discover that I love you even more, and in this infinite universe I will love you till the end.”
~ Alicia N Green

“Never sign a Valentine with your own name.”
~ Charles Dickens

“If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.”
~ Diana, Princess of Wales

“So many words to choose, so many Valentines cards to pick from, but you my dear are unique, and the one word I would use to describe you is “amazing”! “
~ Catherine Pulsifer

“Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!”
~ Thomas Hood

“Valentine’s Day is an extraordinary moment for recalling the lasting power of a true love.”
~ M.F.

“A valentine warms the heart, so be brave and be smart, give one to the ones you love, now they have you to think of.”
~ Kriss Stewart

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”
~ William Shakespeare

“Without Valentine’s Day, February would be…well, January.”
~ Jim Gaffigan

“If one day the moon calls you by your name don’t be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.”
~ Shahrazad al-Khalij

“The only bubble in the flat champagne of February is Valentine’s Day.”
~ Tom Robbins

“The most important day of the year to say ‘I love you’ is every day, not just on Valentine’s Day.”
~ Catherine Pulsifer

Very Short Love Quotes

Want to keep things extra short and sweet? These cute and very short love quotes are perfect for social media posts and SMS messages to your love.

“To love at all is to be vulnerable”
~ C.S. Lewis

“Love is an untamed force.”
~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”
~ Pablo Neruda

“Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.”
~ Ovid

“Love loves to love love.”
~ James Joyce

“Love is never wrong.”
~ Melissa Etheridge

“You call it madness, but I call it love.”
~ Don Byas

“Love is friendship on fire.”
~ Susan Sontag

“That’s all nonviolence is – organized love.”
~ Joan Baez

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”
~ Charles Dickens

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
~ William Shakespeare

“I want to be with you until my last page.”
~ A.R. Asher

“All you need is love, love, love is all you need.”
~ The Beatles

“I am catastrophically in love with you.”
~ Cassandra Clare

“Love is shown more in deeds than in words.”
~ Saint Ignatius

“We need not think alike to love alike.”
~ Francis David

“It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.”
~ Graham Foust

“To love is to burn, to be on fire.”
~ Jane Austen

“Love me and I may be forced to love you.”
~ William Arthur Ward

“Love is always patient and kind.”
~ 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Short Romantic Love Quotes

Add a sprinkle of romance to your life! These short romantic love quotes are perfect for letting your sweetheart know just how much they mean to you.

“Romance is the glamor which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”
~ Elinor Glyn

“True love stories never have endings.”
~ Richard Bach

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
~ Sarah Dessen

“True love lasts forever.”
~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

“True love bears all, endures all and triumphs!”
~ Dada Vaswani

“Your love shines in my heart as the sun shines upon the earth.”
~ Eleanor Di Guillo

“I’ve been in love. I believe in destiny and true love.”
~ Michael Sorrentino

“I think true love – love, wine and beauty, they better with age.”
~ Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

“I’m looking for the unexplainable connection and spark – real, true love.”
~ Rachel Lindsay

“We all love a bit of ‘true love conquers all.'”
~ Sarah Pinborough

“Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.”
~ Mandy Hale

“True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.”
~ Sadhu Vaswan

“The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.”
~ Israel Zangwill

“Life is a game and true love is a trophy.”
~ Rufus Wainwright

“I do believe in one true love.”
~ Michelle Dockery

“Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.”
~ Robert Browning

“As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love.”
~ Anthony T. Hincks

“Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.”
~ Elaine Davis

“It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.”
~ Vladimir Nabokov

“If you live to be 100, I want to live to be 100 minus 1 day so I never have to live without you.”
~ A. A. Milne

Short I Love You Quotes

There’s nothing sweeter (or more to the point!) than those three little words. These short “I love you” quotes are perfect for telling your partner exactly how you feel.

“I love you more than anything in the world combined.”
~ Stephanie Meyer

“I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.”
~ Roy Croft

“I love you begins by I, but it ends up by you.”
~ Charles de Leusse

“I’m here. I love you.”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert

“I love you the way a drowning man loves air.”
~ Rae Carson

“I love you for the part of me that you bring out.”
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“I love you. I am at rest with you. I have come home.”
~ Dorothy L. Sayers

“I love you more than I think I should.”
~ Becca Fitzpatrick

“I love you because you join me in my weirdness.”
~ Unknown

“Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”
~ Rosemonde Gerard

“I love you simply, without problems or pride.”
~ Pablo Neruda

“I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.”
~ Unknown

“I love you. Remember. They cannot take it.”
~ Lauren Oliver

“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.”
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.”
~ Pablo Neruda

“I love you so damn much that it is starting to steal other words’ meanings. “
~ Open-365

“I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it.”
~ Elizabeth Evans

“I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.”
~ Cassandra Clare

“I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.”
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
~ Pablo Neruda

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