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These Quotes About Love Will Get You in the Mood for Valentine's Day

Love: it's a many-splendored thing, or it's all you need — sometimes it's even a battlefield. There are times when words fail us in matters of the heart, so it's nice to know that we can turn to the world's most famous authors, musicians, and poets for a take on love that will make us feel understood. After all, is there a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by celebrating some of the best things ever said about love?

From Maya Angelou to Nicolas Sparks, here are some of the greatest sentiments about love. Whether that love is new love or decades-old love, and whether it takes the form of romance or friendship, these quotes capture what is so special about a deep connection. In our humble opinion, these are 65 of the best love quotes of all time. Share 'em with your partner, or on your Instagram, to show how you really feel.