Hopeless Romantic Quotes For The Dreamers Who Love To Love

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Do you remember when AIM was popular? Chances are, you do. The modem noises, the “door closing” and “door opening” sounds from your Buddy List, and of course, away messages. Not to date myself, but away messages used to be the perfect form of “vaguebooking” before Facebook became popular. Oftentimes, these messages contained song lyrics and movie quotes meant for that special someone. But the crème de la crème of these was the hopeless romantic quotes left up for a crush to see. After all, no one does drama like a teen.

Quotes about hopeless romantics are universally relatable, no matter your age or relationship status. That’s because they sum up the way we feel, far more than the way we act. Even if you’re in a great relationship with someone who isn’t Jack from This Is Us or Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice, a solid romantic quote will help you view them in a different light.

That said, here are some of the best hopeless romantic quotes so you can sigh and swoon with the playwrights, poets, and lyricists who said them.

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Hopeless Romantic Quotes

  1. “I didn’t know you this morning, and now I don’t remember not knowing you.” — Nicola Yoon

  2. “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

  3. “To me, you are perfect.” — Love Actually

  4. “As a hopeless romantic, I’m drawn to stories of improbable beginnings.” ― Mary Kay Andrews

  5. “No matter what happens, I will never, not in a thousand tragic outcomes, ever regret loving you.” Sara Raasch

  6. “I’m not leaving you. You are worth the risk, do you hear me? You’re always going to be worth the risk.” — Kathryn Purdie

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

  8. “Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” ― Elinor Glyn

  9. “Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.” — Casablanca

  10. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” ― Oscar Wilde

  11. “They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true.” — Big Fish

  12. “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

  13. “I would teach my body to regrow my heart each time I gave it to him, over and over and over again. Heart after heart after heart—every one of them his.” — Mackenzi Lee

  14. “I write a letter when I have a crush so intense I don’t know what else to do.” — To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

  15. “Do you believe in love at first sight? Nah, I betcha don’t, you’re probably too sensible for that. Or have you ever, like, seen somebody? And you knew that, if only that person really knew you, they would, well, they would, of course, dump the perfect model that they were with, and realize that you were the one that they wanted to, just, grow old with. Have you ever fallen in love with someone you haven’t even talked to?” — While You Were Sleeping

  16. “Nothing is more excruciating than hopelessly longing for lost love.” ― Ken Poirot

  17. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” ― Plato

  18. “Now that I’ve known a life with you by my side, I’m not sure I could bear that kind of loneliness again.” — Claire Legrand

  19. “I am here and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder.” — The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  20. “You don’t marry someone you can live with — you marry someone you cannot live without.” — James Dobson

  21. “What I really want to do with my life — what I want to do for a living — is I want to be with your daughter. I’m good at it.” — Say Anything

  22. “I will forever be a hopeless romantic, and not just with people, but with places, things, songs, animals. I place my love into everything electric and soft, leaving my heart open like a rose to the beauty.” Christopher Poindexter

  23. “I’ve come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is, and always will be, yours.” — Sense & Sensibility

  24. “Don’t forget: I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” — Notting Hill

  25. “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

  26. “You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.” — Pride and Prejudice

  27. “People do fall in love. People do belong to each other because that’s the only chance that anyone’s got for true happiness.” Breakfast at Tiffany’s

  28. “Take me to your heart, for it’s there that I belong.” — Elvis Presley

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

  30. “You’re my best friend. I scream it to the nothingness. There ain’t nothing that I need. Home, let me come home, home is wherever I’m with you.” — Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

  31. “Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.” — Alfred Tennyson

  32. “And the thing with a hopeless romantic is…that he remains in love forever, with a hope.”— Rohan Rathore

  33. “He would save her again, and again, no matter how angry he was with her.” — Ruined by Amy Tintera

  34. “I’m a hopeless romantic and passionate person when it comes to love.” — Jennifer Lopez

  35. “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  36. “I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.” — John Green

  37. “What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey, that’s a pretty good idea. I’ll give you the moon.” — It’s a Wonderful Life

  38. “I used to be a hopeless romantic. I fell in love with everyone I went out with.” — Jeremy London

  39. “The only way to beat my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I’m sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck.” — Silver Linings Playbook

  40. “Love is just a word until someone comes around and gives it meaning.” — Paulo Coelho

  41. “I’m a hopeless romantic. One of those silly people that believe happiness is found in a kiss and that love can save us all.” — Ariana A. Robinson

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

  43. “I’ll be the weeping willow drowning in my tears, and you can go swimming when you are here. I’ll be the rainbow after the tears are gone, wrap you in my colors and keep you warm.” Otis Redding

  44. “Hit me like a ray of sun burning through my darkest night. You’re the only one that I want. Think I’m addicted to your light.” — Beyoncé

  45. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” — Nat “King” Cole

  46. “No matter where I went, I always knew my way back to you. You are my compass star.” — Diana Peterfreund

  47. “I’m not done with love, but I refuse to settle. I am a hopeless romantic. And I won’t stop till I get it right.” — Halle Berry

  48. “Every person is a possibility. The hopeless romantics feel it most acutely, but even for others, the only way to keep going is to see every person as a possibility.” — David Levithan

  49. “I may be a hopeless romantic but I’ll always be here for you.” — Unknown

  50. “I want to have a romance so grand, it would have made Shakespeare fumble for words.” — Sanober Khan

  51. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Bronte

  52. “I’m a hopeless romantic. I love love. My middle name is Love. Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday. I want to have a family and children. I am a sucker for every romantic comedy that comes out.” — Jennifer Love Hewitt

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