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Love Quotes From Young Adult Books

WARNING – With all of these love quotes it’s about to get GUSHY up in here. I love love. Don’t you?

I’m such a girl in that I love declarations of feelings and emotions and every rom com (romantic comedy) movie in existence. With Valentine’s Day roughly a week away, you know I had to bring the heat from our beloved YA books.

And let me tell you, there are some steamy passages from our fave books – but in a very PG sort of way. Which I always appreciate.

Love Quotes From Young Adult Books

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“I love you because you’re clever. I love you because you’re talented.” He touched my chin. “I love you because you have a perfect smile. I love you because you bite your lip when you’re nervous and I think it’s adorable.” – Asunder, Jodi Meadows


“All I could think about was the soft texture of his lips and the way love for him bloomed inside me like a light cell blinking ot life in a pitch-black room.” – Override, Heather Anastasiu


“His eyes flickered with a flash of humor. ‘She speaks.’ ‘She also kills,’ she said. He let out a low laugh. ‘You have ano idea how much. I look forward to our marriage.’ – The Prophecy, Ellen Oh


“If I were to live a thousand years, I would belong to you for all of them. If we were to live a thousand lives, I would want to make you mine in each one.” – The Evolution of Mara Dyer, Michelle Hodkin


“You can’t hurt me the way you think you can. But even if you could? I would rather die with the taste of you on my tongue than live and never touch you again. I’m in love with you, Mara. I love you. No matter what you do.” – The Evolution of Mara Dyer, Michelle Hodkin


“For love is more beautiful than rubies, sweeter than honey, finer than the king’s wine. And no one has greater love than he who gives his own life for a friend.” – The Crown of Embers, Rae Carson


“Love: a single word, a wispy thing, a word no bigger or longer than an edge. That’s what it is: an edge, a razor. It draws up through the center of your life, cutting everything in two. Before and after. The rest of the world falls away on either side.” – Delirium, Lauren Oliver


“‘Should even the world stand against her, my blade will be at her side. And should it fail to protect her, let my own existence be forfeit. This I swear, on my honor, my True Name, and my life. From this day on…’ This voice went even softer, but I still heard it as though he whispered it into my ear. ‘I am yours.'” – The Iron Queen, Julie Kagawa


“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ― The Truth About Forever, Sarah Dessen


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


“Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. ‘After all this time?’ ‘Always,’ said Snape.” ― Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling


“And now I’m looking at you,” he said, “and you’re asking me if I still want you, as if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. I never dared give much of myself to anyone before – bits of myself to the Lightwoods, to Isabelle and Alec, but it took years to do it – but, Clary, since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely. I still do. If you want me.” ― City of Glass, Cassandra Clare


A Few Love Quotes From Classic Literature

“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.” – Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy


“When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake, and then it subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots are to become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the desire to mate every second of the day. It is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every part of your body. No … don’t blush. I am telling you some truths. For that is just being in love; which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over, when being in love has burned away. Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? But it is!” – Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières


“I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you – especially when you are near me, as now: it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. And if that boisterous channel, and two hundred miles or so of land some broad between us, I am afraid that cord of communion will be snapt; and then I’ve a nervous notion I should take to bleeding inwardly. As for you, – you’d forget me.” ― Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë


“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.” – Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
“It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.” ― A Room with a View, E.M. Forster


What are some of your favorite love quotes??

About Lisa Parkin

I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.
  • Stephanie

    “She absorbed the terror and beauty of him and his world. Of every moment over the past days. All of it, filling her up like the first breath she’d ever taken. And never had she loved life more.”
    -Under the Never Sky, Veronica Rossi

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  • Charli

    We accept the love we think we deserve
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower