Find the 'Write' Words: Valentine's Day Wishes for Everyone You Love (2024)

When February 14 comes around, it's time to say "Happy Valentine's Day!" But how do you say it in a way that shows you really put some thought into it? Here we give you 95 Happy Valentine's Day messages to share with the special people in your life.

Maybe you are searching for the words to express your feelings for your spouse of decades, or a new boyfriend or girlfriend who you really, really like. Perhaps you just want to send a quick text to a friend or family member. Whether it's a text, a note, a card from the drugstore, or a DIY Valentine's Day card, you're sure to find just the right short message here.

If you want to say a little bit more, personalize it by adding what you value most about them, sharing a favorite memory, or working in an inside joke between the two of you. If you say it from the heart, the words will flow.

Still looking for more inspiration? Check out this list of poetic love quotes (including some of our favorites from romantic movies and songs), or if you want to make them laugh, look over these funny Valentine's Day quotes. Many of these messages can double as great fodder for Valentine's Day captions for Instagram to post with one of your favorite photos of you two together.

Here's to making Valentine's Day 2024 extra special with these messages!

Short & Sweet Happy Valentine's Day Messages

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"I love you the most."
  • Happy Valentine’s Day to my ride or die.
  • My favorite love story is ours.
  • To the only person I would share my snacks with.
  • I love you the most.
  • We go together like hot sauce and everything.
  • I love you even when I'm hungry.
  • There's never a dull moment when I’m with you.
  • Home is wherever I'm with you.
  • We have a forever type of love.
  • To my valentine, Loving you is easy.
  • Valentine, you occupy my heart.

Romantic Love Quotes for Valentine's Day Messages

  • “And if the stars should ever die, we’ll make our own light, you and I.”
    John Mark Green
  • "In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking about you." —Virginia Woolf
  • "Hand on the Bible, don't know how I got you. But I couldn't ask for more." — Kane and Katelyn Brown
  • "You were meant for me. And I was meant for you." —Jewel
  • "I got you babe." —Sonny and Cher
  • "Love is friendship that has caught on fire." —Ann Landers
  • "I look at every day with you as a gift." —Rip Wheeler, Yellowstone

Valentine's Day Messages for Boyfriends

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"To my valentine, the only person I send heart eye emojis to."
  • You win the best boyfriend award 🏆. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Happy Valentine’s Day to the most special person in my life.
  • I love you more than pizza.
  • Here's to being my emergency contact someday.
  • You're my everything. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Are you a banana? Because I find you a-peel-ing.
  • Happy Valentine's Day, handsome.
  • You're the only person I send heart eye emojis to.
  • Valentine, you take my breath away, every single day.
  • It’s just one day in the year, but you should know that I love you every day and every moment.
  • The more time we spend together, the more we fall in love with each other. Happy Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day Messages for Girlfriends

"Every love song is about you."
  • Happy Valentine’s Day, Hot Stuff 🔥❤️
  • To my valentine—I never knew what love was until I met you.
  • Know why I have a library card? Because I’m checkin’ you out.
  • Happy Valentine’s Day to the most beautiful woman I know.
  • I love you, and I love us.
  • You take my breath away. Always.
  • You're the Pam to my Jim.
  • Every love song is about you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Happy Valentine's Day to the most important woman in my life.
  • I never liked Valentine's Day, and then I met you and I understood what it was all about.

Valentine's Day Messages for Husbands

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"This will definitely be a kids-in-bed-early kind of night. XOXOXO"
  • When I said "I do," I thought it was impossible to love you more. I was wrong. I love you more every day.
  • You are my happily ever after.
  • Happy Valentine’s Day, my love. I am so glad you are mine.
  • Thank you for bringing so much love, joy, and adventure into my life. I love you.
  • You still make me laugh. You still give me butterflies. And I'm still falling for you every single day. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • I'm so lucky to be in love with my best friend.
  • Through all the seasons, through all of time... I love you. Happy Valentine's Day.
  • "Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction." —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • This will definitely be a kids-in-bed-early kind of night. XOXOXO
  • When we met, I knew I wanted to spend every single Valentine's Day with you. You're my rock and I don't know what I'd do without you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • To my hubby on this Valentine's Day, I'm yours forever.
  • To another Valentine's Day spent with the love of my life, and to many more.

Valentine's Day Messages for Wives

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"Thanks for being you and for being mine."
  • I love you more than you'll ever know. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • I would choose you again and again. Happy Valentine's Day to the woman of my dreams.
  • You're the reason I am who I am today. Thank you for everything you do for our family. Happy Valentine's Day, my love!
  • You are my best friend, my partner, and my soulmate. I love you.
  • Thanks for being you and for being mine.
  • What would I do without you by my side? Happy Valentine's Day to the love of my life.
  • To the most amazing woman who I am lucky enough to call my wife, Happy Valentine's Day.
  • Every day I wake up next to you feels like Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Day Messages for Friends

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"Wishing you a beautiful day filled with all the love and happiness you deserve."
  • You’re my best bud 🌸.
  • Happy Valentine's Day to my sister from another mister.
  • You're my best friend and my partner in crime. Thank you so much for being you.
  • I love you, friend, and there's nothing I wouldn't do for you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Here’s to a Valentine’s Day filled with good wine, good food, and especially good friends like you.
  • Thank you for standing by my side through thick and thin, my forever friend.
  • I can't think of anyone to whom I'd rather be toasting on Valentine's Day than a friend like you. I love you. Happy Valentine's Day!
  • Wishing you a beautiful day filled with all the love and happiness you deserve.
  • To my best friend this Valentine's Day, I couldn't ask for someone who loves and supports me more than you do.

Valentine's Day Messages for Kids

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"Hope your day is filled with chocolate, sweet treats, and so much love."
  • What did one watermelon say to the other? You're one in a melon! Happy Valentine's Day to a one-in-a-million kid.
  • You are my sunshine. Happy Valentine's Day, kiddo!
  • "I love you right up to the moon—and back." —To the Moon and Back by Sam McBratney
  • Happy Valentine's Day to a sweet daughter/son! I love you so much.
  • Sending you a big Valentine's Day hug.
  • Happy Valentine's Day! Remember not to eat too much candy—you're sweet enough already.
  • Hope your day is filled with fun and chocolate!
  • You make me laugh and smile every day. I love you!
  • Hope your day is filled with chocolate, sweet treats, and so much love.
  • Wishing a special Valentine's Day to a very special kid!

Valentine's Day Messages for Family

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"Who needs Valentine's Day when your family is this awesome?"
  • To the best mom/dad/parents/etc., thank you for filling my world with love from day 1.
  • As long as I have family, my heart will always be full. Happy Valentine's Day.
  • Who needs Valentine's Day when your family is this awesome?
  • Now that I'm grownup, do I get to set a Valentine's Day curfew for you guys? JK. Love you.

Valentine's Day Puns with Emojis for Text Messages

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Do you text all day in emojis? These Valentine's Day puns are perfect for your texts on February 14.

  • 🦉 always love you. (Owl always love you.)
  • Will you 🐝 my valentine? (Will you be my valentine?)
  • I 🐢-ly love you. (I turt-ally love you.)
  • You 🐙 🐙 my heart. (You octopi my heart.)
  • All my love to my 🦌 valentine. (All my love to my deer valentine.)
  • I'm not 🦁: You're the love of my life. (I'm not lion: You're the love of my life.)
  • No 🐇 compares to you, valentine. (No bunny compares to you, valentine.)
  • I love 🐑 (I love ewe.)
  • I simply 🍩 know what I'd do without you, valentine. (I simply donut know what I'd do without you, valentine.)
  • You got a 🍕 my heart. (You got a pizza my heart.)
  • 🫒 you so much. (Olive you so much.)
  • I only have 🍟 for you. (I only have fries for you.)

Top 5 Love Quotes to Share with Everyone on Valentine's Day

Personalize one of these quotes using this format: "[Name] said it best: [Quote]. Wishing you all the love in the world. Happy Valentine's Day."

  • "Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.” —Rumi
  • “All you need is love." —The Beatles
  • "Love recognizes no barriers." —Maya Angelou
  • "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." —Charles M. Schulz
  • "Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love."— Mother Teresa

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Cute Valentine's Day Wishes

You may hold my hand for a while, but you hold my heart forever. I love you more than coffee. Thank you for being mine. You make me feel like the heart-eye emoji.

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Valentine Messages For Lover
  • You're sweet, strong, smart and sexy. ...
  • Every time I'm with you, the room gets a whole lot hotter.
  • You are my lover, my partner, my inspiration, my best friend, my one and only, my life. ...
  • From the first touch in the morning to the last kiss at night, I love every little romantic thing we share.

What is a short sweet Valentine's quote? ›

Cute Valentine's Day Wishes

You may hold my hand for a while, but you hold my heart forever. I love you more than coffee. Thank you for being mine. You make me feel like the heart-eye emoji.

How do I wish Valentine's Day to my love? ›

“Here's to a day filled with sweet surprises, heartfelt moments, and endless love. Happy Valentine's Day!” On this special day, I want to shower you with all my love, care, cuddles, and affection. You are the reason for my success.

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10 Cute Valentine's Day greetings
  • So many smiles begin with you.
  • I love you a bushel and a peck.
  • You brighten my day.
  • No one's sweeter than you.
  • I would never “swipe left” on you.
Jan 9, 2024

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Short & Sweet Happy Valentine's Day Messages
  • Happy Valentine's Day to my ride or die.
  • My favorite love story is ours.
  • To the only person I would share my snacks with.
  • I love you the most.
  • We go together like hot sauce and everything.
  • I love you even when I'm hungry.
  • There's never a dull moment when I'm with you.
Feb 8, 2024

What is Valentine's Day in simple words? ›

What is Valentine's Day? St Valentine's Day is an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. Every year on 14 February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends.

What is the best love quote? ›

Short Love Quotes
  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – ...
  • “You call it madness, but I call it love.” – ...
  • “We can only learn to love by loving.” – ...
  • “A life lived in love will never be dull.” – ...
  • “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – ...
  • “All you need is love.” – ...
  • “True love stories never have endings.” –
Apr 26, 2023

What are words for Valentine's Day? ›

Fall In Love With 14 Captivating Valentine's Day Words
  • cupid. A cupid is kind of like the official mascot of Valentine's Day. ...
  • star-crossed. People sometimes mistake the term star-crossed to mean that people are destined to be together. ...
  • admirer. ...
  • smitten. ...
  • unrequited. ...
  • woo. ...
  • lovebirds. ...
  • betrothed.
Feb 14, 2024

Can we wish Valentine's Day to friends and family? ›

Absolutely! Valentine's day is not all about romance. It's a day to celebrate love and friendship is a very special kind of love.

How do you write Valentine's for friends? ›

10 Ideas Of What To Write In A Valentine's Day Card For A Friend
  1. I'm so glad to have you as a friend. ...
  2. You're an amazing friend and I'm so lucky to have you in my life.
  3. I'm wishing you lots of love and happiness this Valentine's Day.
  4. You're one of my favourite people and I'm so thankful for your friendship.
Jan 3, 2024

Why is Valentine's Day full of love? ›

Saint Valentine supposedly wore a purple amethyst ring, customarily worn on the hands of Christian bishops with an image of Cupid engraved in it, a recognizable symbol associated with love that was legal under the Roman Empire; Roman soldiers would recognize the ring and ask him to perform marriage for them.

What is a small sentence for Valentine? ›

For Valentine's Day he gave her chocolate heart. Of course, sending an ecard during a special date like an anniversary, birthday or Valentine's Day is always a nice sentiment.

What is a short verse for Valentine's Day? ›

1 John 4:7-12. Dear friends: let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

What is a short sweet Valentine quote? ›

I am so lucky and so happy to have you. Roses are red, violets are blue, forever, I'll always love you. Happy Valentine's Day to the love of my life!

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Inspirational Valentine's Day Quotes
  • "Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever." — Audre Lorde.
  • "Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it." — Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
  • "One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love." — Sophocles.
Jan 11, 2023

How do you write a heartfelt Valentine card? ›

What do I write in a Valentine's Day card?
  1. I love all of our adventures, and the fun we have together. ...
  2. Thank you for reminding me to laugh, be silly, and have fun, even on bad days. ...
  3. Life wouldn't be the same without you, I love you so much.
  4. You are the kindest person, and I am so lucky I get to spend each day with you.
Dec 21, 2023

What words to use for Valentine's Day? ›

List of Valentine's Day Words
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