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Quotes, memes and images to celebrate Valentine’s Day


The world could always do with a bit more love – which is probably why we collectively lost our minds at the prospect of a Brad Pitt /Jennifer Aniston reunion earlier this year.

And today, Valentine’s Day, we are allowed to put our cynical selves to one side and enjoy love in all its glory.

We’ve got you covered on what naughty messages you can share with a special someone, but what are some more general (and PG) ways to celebrate love this Valentine’s?

Happy Valentine’s Day quotes and poems

‘Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.’ – Zelda Fitzgerald 

‘Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.’ – H. Jackson Brown Jr. 

Valentine, Carol Ann Duffy

‘Not a red rose or a satin heart.

I give you an onion.

It is a moon wrapped in brown paper.

It promises light

like the careful undressing of love.


It will blind you with tears

like a lover.

It will make your reflection

a wobbling photo of grief…’

‘You should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how’ – Gone With the Wind
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‘Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage’ – Lao Tzu

‘When I saw you, I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew’ – William Shakespeare

‘If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever’ – Alfred Tennyson 

‘The best thing to hold onto in life is each other’ – Audrey Hepburn

‘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 – A.A. Milne

‘It is better to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all’ – Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray

Valentine’s Day memes and quotes for the singles

‘I’m happy to be single, I call it being self-partnered’ – Emma Watson 

‘The most profound relationship we’ll ever have is the one with ourselves’ – Shirley MacLaine
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‘Of this be sure: you do not find the happy life… you make it’ – Thomas Monson 

‘Yes, I’m alone. But I’m alone and free.’ – Elsa, Frozen.,80/1542161/image.jpg?quality=90&strip=all&zoom=1&resize=540%2C360&ssl=1
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