Hello my little fireflies!
It is the week of St. Valentines, so things are gonna get reaaallll festive up in here. Like I said in my previous post, I am a hopeless romantic at heart and I just love love. I’ve dug up twelve literary quotes that express love in the sweetest ways. Feel free to use these as you will- in a letter, on a card, as your Instagram caption…whatever calls to you. Read away bookworms!
“I think you’re a fairytale. I think you’re magical and brave and exquisite. And I hope you’ll let me be in your story.” -Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer
“I want you to know…that I am broken and healing, but every piece of my heart belongs to you.” -Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist & Fury
“There is no pretending. I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I’ll love you then.” -Cassandra Clare, City of Glass
“I love you. There is no limit to what I can give you, no time I need. Even when this world is a forgotten whisper of dust between stars, I will love you.” -Sarah J. Maas, Empire of Storms
“Many boys will bring you flowers. But someday you’ll meet a boy who will learn your favorite flower, your favorite song, your favorite sweet. And even if he is too poor to give you any of them, it won’t matter because he will have taken the time to know you as no one else does. Only that boy earns your heart.” -Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows
“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” -Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice
“It has always been forever for me, Sassenach,’ he said simply” -Diana Gabaldon, Voyager
“You have me. Until every last star in the galaxy dies. You have me.” -Amie Kaufman + Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
“If not for yourself, my lady, stay alive for me.” Our eyes meet. His next words are a whisper, “I have no need for a world without you in it.” -Claudia Gray, A Thousand Pieces of You
“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” -Emily Brönte, Wuthering Heights
So much swoon, amirite?! These authors seriously have a way with words. What are your favorite romantic quotes from literature? Let me know in the comments below!
As always, thanks for reading & stay golden!