Whether you are looking for quotes to adorn a Valentine’s Day card, or inspiration to put you in a Valentine’s Day frame of mind, these sites are ready to serve. Happy Valentine’s Day!
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." ~~ Charles M. Shulz. After perusing these V Day quotes, explore the popular topics listed in the lower left-hand corner. They include Love Quotes, Life Quotes and Friendship Quotes. Brainy Quote reminds us that "Everyone likes a good quote ? don't forget to share" via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+. "The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing." ~~ Blaise Pascal.
Blogger Jamie Dorobek introduces her article with this: "I'm pretty excited about this post a list (organized by item) of all the clever, cheesy Valentine sayings I could hunt down and/or make up!" Her sayings are organized by craft and gift ideas, such as Candy, Snack Food, Toys, Useful Things and Healthy Food. For example, with a gift of socks, "We're the perfect pair!" Or with an Almond Joy bar, include a note exclaiming, "It's a joy being your friend." Jamie, you're right, your post is great fun and pretty exciting!
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"Celebrate St Valentines Day with Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley and Lord Byron love poems. What can be more romantic than a Valentine poem or message using the words of a great poet?" Although most are probably too sophisticated for elementary students, these classic love poems will make great Valentine's Day reading in high school English class or to spark a conversation around the dinner table at home. "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate." ~~ William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18.
"Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved." ~~ Victor Hugo. It's the little extras at Thinkexist that all add up. For example, each quote's attribution includes a mini-bio of the author. Victor Hugo is a "French romantic Poet, Novelist and Dramatist, 1802-1885." And if you sign up for a free membership, you can store your favorite quotes in your own online Quotation Book.
"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet." ~~ Plato. "Love is the greatest refreshment in life. " ~~ Pablo Picasso. This page of Valentine's Day quotes includes links to related topics such as Romantic, Being in Love, Relationships and Best Friends. Explore them all, and be sure to visit QuoteHug for a random feel-good quote. You'll find the link at the bottom of the page. "It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter." ~~ Marlene Dietrich.
Feldman, Barbara. "Valentine’s Day Quotes." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 5 Feb. 2013. Web. 29 Jul. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/resources/valentines-day-quotes/ >.
By Barbara J. Feldman. Originally published February 5, 2013. Last modified March 9, 2014.
The following links are either new discoveries or sites that didn't make it into my newspaper column because of space constraints. Enjoy!