A Collection of Romantic Words and Phrases

Sometimes it can be difficult to piece together the perfect romantic words that will let your partner know just how you feel about them, love, and your relationship together. It’s easy to default to common or overused statements; but if you’re looking to come up with something a little bit more original and unique, then take a look at the following collection of romantic words and phrases to spark your imagination!

Romantic Words for a Card or Note

If kisses were raindrops, I’d send you a thunderstorm.

Without you I am nothing; with you I am everything.


You are the one I’ve always wished for.

You are the best thing that ever happened to me.

When you smile, my heart skips a beat.

You hold the key to my heart.

If I had to choose to have anything I’ve wanted in this world or to just have you; I would choose you because you’re everything I’ll ever want.

Nobody teaches a baby to crawl; nobody teaches birds to fly; nobody teaches the sun to rise and nobody teaches the fish to swim. The same is with me; nobody taught me to love you, I just do.

You are my world; gravity keeps pulling me towards you.

With you, forever won’t be too long.

You are my soul mate—the love of my life.

You are the other half that makes me feel whole.

Romantic Quotes

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson


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

Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear – John Lennon

The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that’s that. – Woody Allen

Romantic Words from Books and Movies

So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.  – The Notebook

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. That’s what I hope to give you forever. – The Notebook

I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you. – Dirty Dancing

Peter Warne: “What she needs is a guy that’d take a sock at her once a day, whether it’s coming to her or not. If you had half the brains you’re supposed to have, you’d have done it yourself, long ago.”

Alexander Andrews: “Do you love her?”

Peter Warne: “A normal human being couldn’t live under the same roof with her without going nutty! She’s my idea of nothing!”

Alexander Andrews: “I asked you a simple question! Do you love her?”

Peter Warne: “YES! But don’t hold that against me, I’m a little screwy myself!”

– It Happened One Night

You know, I saw an island in the Pacific once. I’ve never been able to forget it. That’s where I’d like to take her. She’d have to be the sort of a girl who’d… well, who’d jump in the surf with me and love it as much as I did. You know, nights when you and the moon and the water all become one. You feel you’re part of something big and marvelous. That’s the only place to live… where the stars are so close over your head you feel you could reach up and stir them around. Certainly, I’ve been thinking about it. Boy, if I could ever find a girl who was hungry for those things… – It Happened One Night

You should be kissed often, and by someone who knows how. – Gone with the Wind

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

It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together… and I knew it. – Sleepless in Seattle

Don’t forget I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her. – Notting Hill

My heart is, and always will be, yours. – Sense and Sensibility

Romantic Words for Singles

Wait for the guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot; who calls you back when you hang up on him; who will stay awake just to watch you sleep; who will show you off to all of his friends; and who tells you how much he misses you when you’re not there.

The spaces between your fingers were created so that another’s could fill them in.

Love sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable and receives the impossible. Have faith in love.

Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself. – Oprah Winfrey