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What to write in a Valentine’s Day card: – 21 romantic poems and quotes

Whether you love or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us.

And regardless of how you feel about the day, who doesn’t like getting a card? (or present, for that matter)

Choosing the card can be hard enough but the real daunting task is what to write inside of it.

Y’know the message that’s supposed to convey your feelings for your partner in a meagre few lines?

There’s a thin line between romantic and soppy, but luckily we’re here to help you tread it, with a selection of romantic poems, quotes and messages to get you started.

Valentine’s Day quotes

‘When I saw you, I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew’ – William Shakespeare

‘I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, then all at once’ – John Green

‘Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love!’ – Moulin Rouge

‘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’  – A. A. Milne

‘I’ve always loved you, and when you love someone, you love the whole person, just as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.’ – Leo Tolstoy

‘Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same’ – Emily Bronte

‘The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.’ – Margaret Atwood  

‘You be the anchor that keeps my feet on the ground. I’ll be the wings that keep your heart in the clouds’ – Mayday Parade

‘I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.’ – Elton John

‘The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.’ – Helen Keller

‘Love is like the wind. You can’t see it, but you can feel it.’ – A Walk To Remember

‘The best thing to hold onto in life is each other’  – Audrey Hepburn

‘Because of you, I can feel myself slowly but surely becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.’– Tyler Knott Gregson

Perhaps you don’t want to use someone else’s words and you want to write your own? That’s fine, but here are some lines for inspiration.

Valentine’s Day messages

My heart is all yours. I couldn’t ask for a better partner than you.

‘Wishing the sweetest, happiest day to my forever Valentine.’

‘Especially today, I hope you feel how much I love you and how grateful I am to have you in my life.

‘Thanks for being you. You take my breath away. Always. love all the adventures we have together.’

My heart is all yours. Happy Valentine’s Day.