17 French Love Quotes To Warm Your Heart

Written by Harini Natarajan

When it comes to weaving together words that capture the true essence of love, the French seem to have got it just right. Often considered to be one of the most romantic languages in the world, French is a Romance language that originated from Latin. To the non-native ear, French sounds even more musical. This language is ardently dedicated to euphony and melodious intonation. To celebrate the beauty of this language, we have put together 17 love quotes in French that will both melt your heart and make you think.

17 Beautiful French Love Quotes For The Romantic In You

  1. Je t’aime plus qu’hier moins que demain.” – Rosemonde Gérard
    English Translation: “I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.”
  1. En sa beauté gît ma mort et ma vie.” – Maurice Scève
    English Translation: “In her beauty resides my death and my life.”
  1. Le cœur a ses raisons que la raison ne connaît point.” – Blaise Pascal
    English Translation: “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”
  1. Aimer, ce n’est pas se regarder l’un l’autre, c’est regarder ensemble dans la même direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    English Translation: “Love does not mean gazing at each other, but looking together in the same direction”
  1. L’amour est la poésie des sens.” – Honoré de Balzac
    English Translation: “Love is the poetry of the senses.”
  1. La passion est toute l’humanité, sans elle, la religion, l’histoire, le roman, l’art seraient inutiles.” – Honoré de Balzac
    English Translation: “Passion is in all humanity; without it, religion, history, literature, and art would be rendered useless.”
  1. Vivre sans aimer n’est pas proprement vivre.” – Molière
    English Translation: “To live without loving is to not really live.”
  1. On n’aime que ce qu’on ne possède pas tout entier.” – Marcel Proust
    English Translation: “We love only what we do not wholly possess.”
  1. La vie est un sommeil, l’amour en est le rêve.” – Alfred de Musset
    English Translation: “Life is a long sleep and love is its dream.”
  1. J’entends ta voix dans tous les bruits du monde.” – Paul Éluard
    English Translation: “I hear your voice in all of the world’s noise.”
  1. Je viens du ciel et les étoiles entre elles ne parlent que de toi.” – Francis Cabrel
    English Translation: “I come from the sky, and the stars only ever speak of you.”
  1. L’esprit s’enrichit de ce qu’il reçoit, le cœur de ce qu’il donne.” – Victor Hugo
    English Translation: “The spirit grows with what it receives, the heart with what it gives.”
  1. Aimer, c’est vivre; aimer, c’est voir; aimer, c’est être.” – Victor Hugo
    English Translation: “To love is to live; to love is to see; to love is to be.”
  1. Je t’aime parce que tout l’univers a conspiré à me faire arriver jusqu’à toi.” – Paulo Coelho
    English Translation: “I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
  1. Elle avait dans les yeux, la force de son coeur.” – Charles Baudelaire
    English Translation: “She had in her eyes, the force of her heart.”
  1. Je pense toujours à toi.” – Unknown
    English Translation: “I always think of you.”
  1. Il n’est rien de réel que le rêve et l’amour.” – Anna de Noailles
    English Translation: “Nothing is real, but dreams and love.”

These gorgeous quotes are great to text to your beloved. But, what about some basic French to impress them? Here are a few popular French phrases that you can pepper into your everyday conversations to woo your partner.

10 Popular Romantic French Phrases That You Should Know

  1. Je t’aime
    English Translation: “I love you
  1. Tu me manques.
    English Translation: “You are missing from me.”
  1. Mon/ma chéri
    English Translation: “My dear”
  1. Qu’est-ce que je ferais sans toi?
    English Translation: “What would I do without you?
  1. Tu me rends fou.”
    English Translation: “You drive me crazy!”
  1. Tu es ma joie de vivre.”
    English Translation: “You are the joy of my life.”
  1. Je veux être avec toi.”
    English Translation: “I want to be with you.”
  1. Mon amour pour toi est éternel.
    English Translation: “My love for you is eternal.”
  1. Veux-tu m’épouser?”
    English Translation: “Will you marry me?”
  1. Je veux passer ma vie avec toi.”
    English Translation: “I want to spend my life with you.”

Wasn’t that a treat for your soul? There is something about French, a certain je ne sais quoi that makes it widely considered to be one of the most beautiful languages in the world. Which one of these French quotes were you able to connect with the most? Let us know in the comments section below.

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As Chief Editor, Harini sets the tone and editorial direction for StyleCraze to deliver engaging, interesting, and authentic content revolving around women's health, wellness, and beauty. She has over 14 years of experience in content writing and editing for online media. She specializes in the areas of Beauty, Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness and is proficient in Medical Sciences (Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Biochemistry). Her background in Biomedical Engineering helps her decode and interpret the finer nuances of scientific research for her team. Harini is a certified bibliophile and a closet poet. She also loves dancing and traveling to offbeat destinations.