170 Unique Love Quotes for Him

Let him know exactly how much he means to you with these love quotes for him. From short and sweet to unique to famous, find something that fits your love perfectly.

By The Zola Team

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Finding the right words to express your love to the man in your life isn’t always easy, but there are countless romantic love quotes out there to help spark inspiration. If you’re a hopeless romantic, you may not have any trouble thinking of a few favorite quotes. However, even if you can’t think of a single quote, our list will help you creatively convey your love now that you’ve found the one.

Whether you’re looking for quotes for a special occasion like your wedding anniversary or Christmas or simply because you want to brighten your date night, we’ve gathered our favorite love quotes for him to help you find the perfect words to express your love. While these quotes are meant for people with he/him pronouns, most can apply to any type of romantic relationship!

I love you quotes for him

1. Robert Heinlein

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”


2. Jane Austen, “Pride and Prejudice”

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."

3. Pablo Neruda, “Sonnet XVII”

“I love you because I know no other way to love you than this: where "I" does not exist, nor "you," so close that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.”

4. F. Scott Fitzgerald

"All life is just a progression toward, and then a recession from, one phrase—‘I love you.’"

5. Pablo Neruda, “100 Love Sonnets”

“I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.”

6. Angelita Lim

“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.”


7. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.”

8. Unknown

“When I say I love you more, I don’t mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us, I love you more than any fight we will ever have. I love you more than the distance between us, I love you more than any obstacle that could try and come between us. I love you the most.”

9. Truth Devour, Unrequited

”Loving you never was an option. It was a necessity.”

10. Ben Folds, “The Luckiest”

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

11. Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

“Take my hand, take my whole life too. For I can’t help falling in love with you.”

12. Zelda Fitzgerald

“I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.”


13. Song of Solomon 3:4

“I have found the one whom my soul loves.”

14. Nicholas Sparks, “The Notebook”

“You are, and always have been, my dream.”

15. Arrigo Boito

”When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.”

16. Jerry Maguire, “Jerry Maguire”

“I love you. You complete me.”

17. Charles de Leusse

“‘I love you’ begins by I, but it ends up by you.”

18. Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

“I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”

19. Dorothy L. Sayers, “Busman's Honeymoon”

“I love you—I am at rest with you—I have come home.”

20. Leo Christopher

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


21. The Princess Bride

“Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”

22. Rosemonde Gérard

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

Short love quotes for him

23. Dr. Suess

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."

24. ABBA, “Super Trouper”

"But I won't feel blue, 'cause somewhere in the crowd there's you.”


25. Sigmund Freud

“One is very crazy when in love.”

26. Aristotle

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

27. Sanober Khan

“Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide.”

28. Robert James Waller, “The Bridges of Madison County”

“It seems right now that all I've ever done in my life is making my way here to you."

29. Elaine Davis

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


30. Unknown

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

31. Charles Dickens

"I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul."

32. Hermann Hesse

"If I know what love is, it is because of you."


33. William Shakespeare, “Shakespeare in Love”

"You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die."

34. Unknown

“You can’t rush something you want to last forever.”

35. Taylor Swift, “Mine”

"You are the best thing that’s ever been mine."

36. Unknown

“My six-word love story: I can’t imagine life without you.”

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37. Unknown

“Everywhere I look I am reminded of your love. You are my world.”

38. Unknown

“All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.”

39. Noah Calhoun, “The Notebook”

"I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day."

40. Unknown

“I need you like a heart needs a beat.”


Love quotes for him from the heart

41. Friedrich Nietzsche

“Who could see your smiling and not melt into tears? The angels themselves melt into tears at the over-graciousness of your smiling.”

42. Robert Frost

"We love the things we love for what they are."

43. Madeline Miller, “The Song of Achilles”

“I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world.”

44. Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

"It's not love to be static like the desert, nor is it love to roam the world like the wind. And it's not love to see everything from a distance. Love is the force that transforms and improves the soul of the world...when we love, we always strive to become better than we are."

45. Larry Fleinhardt, “Numb3rs”

"What binds humans? Love. Powerful in small spaces, yet with profound effect on distance. Love defies time, outliving both its source and its object. Love is faster than light, for light requires time in order to travel through space, but love reaches its object instantaneously. Love journeys forever, into infinity."

46. William Blake

“Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a heaven in hell's despair.”

47. Honoré de Balzac

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

48. Oscar Wilde

“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.”


49. Kiersten White, “The Chaos of Stars”

“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.”

50. Iain Thomas, “I Wrote This For You”

“That’s what it feels like when you touch me. Like millions of tiny universes being born and then dying in the space between your finger and my skin. Sometimes I forget.”

51. Dante

“In that book which is my memory. On the first page of the chapter that is the day that I first met you read the words: 'Here begins a new life.’”

52. John Keats

"The air I breathe in a room empty of you is unhealthy."


53. John Green, “The Fault in Our Stars”

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

54. Unknown

“His love roared louder than her demons.”

55. Unknown

"I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes."


56. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought."

57. Rumi, “Quotes & Poems on Life, Love & Death”

"If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me."

58. Jane Austen, “Sense and Sensibility”

“My heart is and always will be yours.”

59. Tiana, “The Princess and the Frog”

“My dream wouldn’t be complete without you in it.”


60. Julie Kagawa

“You are my heart, my life, my entire existence.”

61. Judy Garland

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” Cute Love Quotes for Him

Cute love quotes for him

62. Robert Fulghum, “True Love”

"We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love."

63. Homer Simpson, "The Simpsons"

“I've got a problem. Once you stop this car, I'm going to hug you, and kiss you, and then I'll never be able to let you go.”

64. F. Scott Fitzgerald

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”

65. Unknown

“You’re my favorite notification.”


66. J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Lord of the Rings”

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

67. Albert Einstein

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

68. Lisa Hoffman

“Love is like pi—natural, irrational, and very important.”


69. Thomas Dewar

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

70. Elizabeth Evans

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

71. A. A. Milne, “Winnie the Pooh”

“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.”


72. Alfred Tennyson

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever."

73. Vladimir Nabokov

"It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight."

74. Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

"One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving."

75. Jack Johnson, “Better Together”

“It’s always better when we’re together.”


76. Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”

"There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love."

77. Mark Darcy, “Bridget Jones’s Diary”

"I like you very much. Just as you are."

78. A.R. Asher

"You are my blue crayon, the one I never have enough of, the one I use to color my sky.”

79. Unknown

“One day, I caught myself smiling without no reason, then I realized I was thinking of you.”

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80. Alicia Keys, “If I Ain’t Got You”

“Everything means nothing if I ain't got you.”

81. Joseph Campbell

"Love is a friendship set to music."

82. Unknown

“I love you every waking moment of my life; I am over the moon to be your wife.”

83. George Burns

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

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84. Valerie Lombardo

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

Deep love quotes for him

85. Victor Hugo

"Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise."

86. Roger de Rabutin

“Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great."


87. Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

88. Rabbi Julius Gordon

"Love is not blind; it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it's willing to see less."

89. Unknown

"If one day the moon calls you by your name don't be surprised, because every night I tell her about you."


90. William Shakespeare, “Sonnet 116”

"Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove: O no! It is an ever-fixed mark, that looks on tempests and is never shaken.”

91. Patrick Rothfuss, “The Wise Man's Fear”

“Anyone can love a thing because. That's as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.”

92. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."

93. Yukio Mishima

"When we fall in love we are filled with the sense of how defenseless human beings are, and we tremble at the daily existence we have led in blissful obliviousness until this time. For this reason people are occasionally made virtuous by love."

94. Lao Tzu

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."


95. Paulo Coelho, “The Alchemist”

“And when two such people encounter each other, and their eyes meet, the past and the future become unimportant. There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love, and creates a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.”

96. Jane Eyre

"I have a strange feeling with regard to you. As if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly knotted to a similar string in you. And if you were to leave I'm afraid that cord of communion would snap. And I have a notion that I'd take to bleeding inwardly."

97. Mark Twain

"I am grateful that you were born, that your love is mine, and our two lives are woven and welded together."


98. Tina Turner, “The Best”

“In your heart, I see the start of every night and every day. In your eyes I get lost, I get washed away.”

99. Alicia N. Green

“Every day I discover that I love you even more, and in this infinite universe I will love you till the world ends.”

100. Unknown

“Who makes me feel more home than my house? My spouse.”

101. Unknown

“I don't always give my love away, but when I do, I give it only to you.”

102. Unknown

“In this crazy world, full of change and chaos, there is one thing of which I am certain, one thing which does not change: my love for you.”

103. F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”


104. Bill Wilson

“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.”

105. Maya Angelou

"In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine."

Funny love quotes for him

106. Matt Groening

“Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.”

107. Unknown

"Love is like a fart. If you have to force it, it's probably shit."

108. Nikita Gill

“You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed?”


109. Dora J. Arod, “Love Quotes for the Ages. And the Ageless Sages.”

“My love is meatloaf flavored. I just wish my meatloaf was also meatloaf flavored.”

110. Radiohead, “True Love Waits”

"I'll drown my beliefs to have your babies."

111. Unknown

“I didn’t want to fall in love, not at all. But at some point you smiled and holy shit I blew it.”


112. Lily Tomlin

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

113. Unknown

“Of all the tools I have in the kitchen, you're the jar opener I love the most.”

114. Unknown

“I stole U from the alphabet because U belong to me!”

115. Rita Rudner

“I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”

116. Jean Illsley Clarke

“I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?”


117. Unknown

"I think you are suffering from a lack of vitamin me."

118. Unknown

"I love you even more than I am annoyed by you. Which is a lot."

119. Iona Mink

"I love you. You annoy me more than I ever thought possible. But I want to spend every irritating minute with you."


120. Unknown

"I promise to love you, respect you, support you, and above all else, make sure I’m not just yelling at you because I’m hungry."

121. Unknown

"I love you from my head tomatoes."

122. Unknown

"Sometimes I wonder how you put up with me. Then I remember—I put up with you. So we’re even."

123. Megan Mullally

"Spend a few minutes a day really listening to your spouse. No matter how stupid his problems sound to you."


124. Lucille Ball

"It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes."

125. Unknown

"I promise to always cop a feel when you’re trying to get ready in the morning."

126. Unknown

"I want to be the reason you look down at your phone and smile. Then walk into a pole."

127. Unknown

"I love you even when I’m really, really hungry."


Famous love quotes for him

128. William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet”

"And yet I wish but for the thing I have; My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite."

129. The Beatles, “All You Need is Love”

"All you need is love."

130. Michel de Montaigne, “On Friendship”

"If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I."


131. Edgar Allen Poe

“We loved with a love that was more than love.”

132. Mark Twain

“Love: the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”

133. Mother Teresa

“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

134. Laura Jesson, “Brief Encounter”

“I’ve fallen in love. I’m an ordinary woman. I didn’t think such violent things could happen to ordinary people.”

135. Jack Twist, “Brokeback Mountain”

“I wish I knew how to quit you.”


136. Mark, “Love, Actually”

“To me, you are perfect.”

137. Dorothy Boyd, “Jerry Maguire”

“You had me at hello.”

138. F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby”

“I wish I had done everything on earth with you.”

139. Ethel Thayer, “On Golden Pond”

“Listen to me, mister. You’re my knight in shining armor. Don’t you forget it.”

140. “Pride and Prejudice”

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

141. “Big Fish”

"They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true.”

142. “The Princess Bride”

"Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while."

143. Noah Calhoun, “The Notebook”

“If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.”


144. Oscar Wilde

"Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary."

145. E. E. Cummings

"You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars."

146. Maya Angelou

"Love recognizes no barriers."

Romantic love quotes for him

147. Sanober Khan

“To fall in love with someone's thoughts—the most intimate, splendid romance.”

148. Ranata Suzuki

“Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you.”


149. Suzanne Collins, “Mockingjay”

“‘You love me. Real or not real?’ I tell him, ‘Real.’”

150. Unknown

“Being in love with you makes every morning worth getting up for.”

151. Sinclair Lewis

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

152. OneRepublic, “Apologize”

”I need you like a heart needs a beat.”

153. Bruno Mars, “Just the Way You Are”

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

154. Ralph Block

“You’re nothing short of my everything.”


155. Julie James

“I’ve been in love with you since the very beginning. You asked why there isn’t anyone else in my life, and the reason…is you.”

156. Charles de Leusse

“The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun.”

157. Sarah McLachlan

“Your love is better than ice cream."

158. Savage Garden

"I knew I loved you before I met you."

159. Joel Barish, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”

“I can't see anything I don't like about you.”


160. Unknown

“I don’t need paradise because I found you…I don’t need dreams because I already have you.”

161. Unknown

“My love, do you know that my entire night was spent dreaming about you? Now I want to spend my whole day with you.”

162. Unknown

“Your morning coffee will be made perfect, with a teaspoon of my love and a pinch of my hugs.”

163. Unknown

“I could tell you that you complete me, but that would not be the truth, for each morning when I wake I long for you more than before.”

164. Unknown

“It doesn’t matter if I have coffee or tea. I will feel the same as long as I know that you are thinking about me.”

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165. Unknown

“I hope your morning is as bright as your smile!”

166. Unknown

“As the morning sunrise creeps through the blinds, being with you is the only thing on my mind.”

167. Unknown

“When I wake up and see you lying next to me, I can’t help but smile. It will be a good day simply because I started it with you.”

168. Princess Diana

“If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.”

169. Helen Keller

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard but must be felt with the heart."

170. Vincent Van Gogh

"Love is something eternal, the aspect may change, but not the essence."

Whether you’re newly engaged or met each other long ago, there are no rules or wrong answers when it comes to writing a love message for him, what matters most is that you share from the heart. This goes for all types of notes for others, whether it’s a wedding card or an anniversary message. If you’re writing to commemorate your anniversary, check out Zola’s collection of wedding anniversary gift ideas to find the perfect gift. From engagement to marriage, we have all the advice you need.

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