Writers have tried to capture the magic of what it feels like to fall in love for centuries. Putting the all-encompassing feeling into words is a challenge, but there are hundreds of quotes that can help remind you of how it feels.
When you love someone on the deepest level, then you know you’ve found your soulmate. Whether the relationship is new, or you want to refresh your bond, these soulmate quotes will give you the words to express your emotions.
Here’s a list of our favorites, including ones by celebrities, philosophers, and anonymous romantics.
How We Picked Our Favorites
People love in so many different ways, and that makes it impossible to create the perfect list of soulmate quotes. We divided this collection of the most powerful and passionate ones into three categories:
- Quotes about soulmates
- Quotes about marriage
- Quotes about falling in love
Prepare to be inspired to profess your feelings to the person who means the most to you.
Quotes About Soulmates
How do you know when you’ve met your soulmate? These writers believe they know.
“Giving someone a piece of your soul is better than giving a piece of your heart. Because souls are eternal.”
If you believe in true love, then you might think it goes deeper than just your heart. When you find your soulmate, you understand.
“A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we’re pretending to be.
Each unveils the best part of the other. No matter what else goes wrong around us, with that one person we’re safe in our own paradise.”
- Richard Bach
You know you’ve found your soulmate when you’re with someone who helps you to be the best version of yourself. If you ever need a reminder, this quote will renew that feeling for you.
“We recognize a soulmate by the supreme level of comfort and security we feel with that person. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t issues that remain to be ironed out.
Rather, it means we know intuitively that we can resolve issues with our soulmate without losing his or her love and respect.”
- Linda Brady
A good relationship isn’t necessarily a perfect one. There’s bound to be bumps in the road and moments that are less than ideal. This quote is perfect if you need a reminder that things won’t always be amazing, but they will still be your soulmate.
Quotes About Marriage
If you’re lucky enough to marry your soulmate, then you know that you have something special. Here are a few quotes that express how it feels.
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
- Mignon McLaughlin
If you want a happily ever after, you need to fall in love with your spouse over and over again every day. That’s the path to marital bliss.
“Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the same person repeatedly is extraordinary.”
Marriage doesn’t have to be hard work, but sometimes it is. This quote is a reminder that the effort you put in is worth it.
Quotes About Falling in Love
There is nothing in the world that feels as good as falling in love. These soulmate quotes will remind you what it felt like to fall, and why you should never let go of your person.
“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.”
- Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou always seems to know exactly what to say, and it’s no different when it comes to talking about love. You know that you’ve found your forever when you feel like this.
“When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I'm falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.”
Ever since singers started writing songs, they’ve been writing about love. This quote will remind you of how it feels when you’re missing your other half and how wonderful it feels when you’re reunited.
“I think that one of the things that you do learn is that falling in love and being in love with someone is a rarity. That you don't fall in love as many times as you think you're going to. And then when you do, it's really special; it's really important.”
- Julianne Moore
Finding the real thing isn’t that common, and this is a beautiful reminder of how special it can feel when you finally do.
“Nobody is perfect until you fall in love with them.”
Everyone is special in their own unique way, but only someone who loves you realizes you are absolutely perfect despite any flaws.
“She wasn’t exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way.”
Nicholas Sparks is an iconic storyteller who finds the perfect way to describe love. This quote captures that exciting uncertainty of not yet knowing if your soulmate feels the same.
“In life, you have to take the pace that love goes. You don’t force it. You just don’t force love, you don’t force falling in love, you don’t force being in love – you just become. I don’t know how to say that in English, but you just feel it.”
-Juan Pablo Galavis
Venezuelan soccer star and star of the popular tv show, The Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis has a beautiful philosophy when it comes to love. It’s also a powerful reminder that love exists everywhere and in every language.
“First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.”
Another popular quote from the great Maya Angelou about love reminds us that it’s better to have loved and lost than never loved at all.
“Falling In love was never in my plan. Until one day I just realized that I love this person too much.”
Not many people plan to fall in love, but once you start, it’s hard to stop. This quote is perfect if you want to take a moment to recognize how sometimes things work out perfectly without having to try.
“Love does not appear with any warning signs. You fall into it as if pushed from a high diving board. No time to think about what’s happening. It’s inevitable. An event you can’t control. A crazy, heart-stopping, roller-coaster ride that just has to take its course.”
There are many ways to describe the feeling of falling in love with your soulmate. If your experience was a thrill, this quote will bring back the feeling.
“I was falling. Falling through time and space and stars and sky and everything in between. I feel for days and weeks and what felt like lifetime across lifetimes. I fell until I forgot I was falling.”
If you’re still falling a little bit in love every day, then you’ll love the sentiment in this quote.
“Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves.”
Do you remember the moment you realized you had found them? If you’re in love, you probably do.
“Don’t fall in love; rise with it.”
Love doesn’t just make you whole; it lifts you up. They might call it falling in love, but in the end, you are a better person because of it. This quote is a beautiful reminder of what comes after the thrill of the fall.
“We never get enough of falling in love and believing in love.”
There’s a reason people have been writing and singing about it for hundreds of years. Falling in love is wonderful, and we as humans can never get enough. This quote will renew your belief in true, deep love.
“The greatest wonderful feeling is falling in love.”
-Lailah Gifty Akita
There is no replacement for the sensation, and you can always look back on it and smile.
“No one ever fell in love without being a little bit brave.”
Falling in love means trust. Trusting in another person, and believing that things are meant to be. You have to be willing to take the first step, and if you need a reminder of how brave you are, then keep this quote handy.
How to Use Your Favorite Quotes
Keep this list handy if you ever need a pick-me-up or a reminder why you love being in love. You can jot down your favorites on your calendar, put them on a sticky note on your refrigerator or mirror, or share them with your other half.
There’s nothing like finding a sweet love note in a briefcase, purse, or lunchbox to remind you that you’re cherished. Use these quotes to brighten your day or to spread the love to someone else.