23 Best Valentine’s Day Quotes For Singles That’ll Cheer You Up

Celebrate being single with words that bring about a shift in your thoughts and attitude

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Being single on Valentine’s Day can be hard on some people. But, you can also celebrate your independence and singlehood on this day. To do so, we have compiled a list of some of the best “single on Valentine’s Day” quotes for you.

While having a lover on the most romantic day of the year is wonderful, being solo has its own advantages. You don’t have to spend your money and effort on making someone else happy. Instead, you can concentrate on yourself!

So rather than feeling down this Valentine’s Day, take a moment to embrace yourself and enjoy self-love. Here are 23 of the finest “single on Valentine’s Day” quotes to inspire you and make you feel wonderful. Keep reading!

23 Valentine’s Day Quotes For Singles

 21 Valentine’s Day Quotes For Singles
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1. When You Have Your Priorities In Check

“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire

2. When You Cherish Your Own Company

“I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau

3. The Harsh Reality Of Rushing Into A Relationship

“Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity.” – Julie Deply

4. An Inspiring Way To Define Your Singlehood

“Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.” – Carrie Bradshaw

5. When You Truly Know Your Worth

“I don’t need Prince Charming to have my own happy ending.” – Katy Perry

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Spend Valentine’s Day showing some love to yourself. Go on a shopping spree, treat yourself to a lunch date, watch a movie, pamper yourself with a spa appointment, and indulge in frivolous activities you want to do but never get around to doing.

6. A Priceless Piece Of Advice

“It is better to be single and wait for what you deserve than lower your standards and settle for less than God’s best for you.” – Brittney Mosses

7. The Truth Every Single Woman Needs To Understand

“People would be a lot better off if they’d enjoy being single. – Lewis Black

The Truth Every Single Woman Needs To Understand
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8. When You Are Self-Sufficient

“Happily Single is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is.” – Mandy Hale

9. A Wonderful Interpretation Of Being Single

“I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted as I’ve got good people around me.” – Olly Murs

10. The Realization Of Your Worth

“You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship with the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.” – Jo Coudert

11. When Singlehood Is Peaceful And Satisfying

“I love being single. It’s my choice, not a sentence. It’s not a state that I’m in until someone better comes along. Don’t feel sorry for me. I love my life.” – Sarah Morgan

12. A Profound Way To Enjoy Being Single

“Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in.” – Kelly Rowland

. A Profound Way To Enjoy Being Single
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13. The Intensification Of Self Love

“I’ve been single for a while and I have to say, it’s going very well. Like… it’s working out. I think I’m the one.” – Emily Hunter

14. The Correct Way To Treat Singlehood

“If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.” – Natalie Lue

15. About Being A Powerful And Strong Woman

“You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.” – Warsan Shire

16. When You Don’t Have A Relationship, You Don’t Have Problems.

“I love being single. It’s almost like being rich.” – Sue Grafton

17. When You Need To Stop Undermining Yourself

“You’re single not because you are not good enough for one, it’s that you’re too good for the wrong one.” – Chris Burkmenn

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18. A Self-Appreciating Quote

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” – Janis Joplin

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Organize a singles-only dinner party with all your non-committed friends. Enjoy the night with delicious food, games, and champagne, and talk your heart out.

19. When You Don’t Settle But Wait

“One day you’ll wake up and be so glad that you didn’t settle and chose to wait on the lord instead.” – Morgan Harper

20. When You Are Enough

“I don’t need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we’ll ever have is the one with ourselves.” – Shirley MacLaine

21. When You Don’t Want To Compromise

If I’m not with somebody who really excites or inspires me, then I’d rather be by myself.” – Blake Lively

22. A Quote For People Who Choose To Be Single

“Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, “Do Not Disturb” on your heart.” – Wiz Khalifa

A Quote For People Who Choose To Be Single
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23. The Independence That Comes With Being Single

“I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to.” – Eric Dickerson 

Being single on Valentine’s Day does not have to be something to worry about. In fact, you also can add an element of fun to it. Wondering how? Check out the following quotes.

11 Funny Valentine’s Day Quotes For Singles

  1. “I’m single because I was born that way.” ― Mae West
  2. “Many of the most charming women I know are single and possess at least one cat or dog. Maybe after getting used to an affectionate quadruped, it is hard to settle for a man.” ― Luigina Sgarro
  3. “He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone.” ― Richard Avedond
  4. “I love being single. It’s almost like being rich. ” ― Sue Grafton
  5. Happy Valentine’s Day! And if this is news to you, my guess is you’re probably alone. Valentine’s Day is oftentimes a, well, it’s a manufactured day that really doesn’t mean anything.” ― Jon Stewart
  6. “You are not his princess; you are your own queen.” ― Nikita Gill
  7. “Single and fabulous, exclamation point.” ― Carrie Bradshaw
  8. “Valentine’s Day money-saving tip: Break up on February 13th, get back together on the 15th.” ― David Letterman
  9. “Single (adjective) – Too fabulous to settle.” ― Mandy Hale
  10. “Today is Valentine’s Day. Or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day” ― Jay Leno
  11. “I’m not single, I’m just waiting for my girlfriend to quit playing hide and seek.” ― Tim Walters

Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love, and self-love is one of the greatest forms of love. So, do not feel low if you are single this Valentine’s. You have got yourself to love after all. Instead, pamper yourself with immense love, gifts, and food. Feed your tummy with delicious food to cherish this day for the rest of your life. Remember that being single is not about being lonely or boring. It is all about embracing your freedom. Therefore, embrace your singlehood and make the best of this day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it OK to be single on Valentine’s Day?

Yes, it is perfectly okay to be single on Valentine’s day.

What should I do if I’m single on Valentine’s Day?

You can indulge in some self-care and pamper yourself on that day. You can go to a movie, enjoy the day with your other single friends, go for a trip, book a spa, or even stay indoors and do something you enjoy.

Why is single life the best?

Single life gives you time to spend with your friends and family. You have the space and time to improve yourself, start new hobbies, perfect your skills, and have more opportunities to meet new people.

Keep a few meaningful single life quotes handy by watching this empowering video below. From self-appreciation to independence, press play to find inspiration and enjoy the unique joys of being single on Valentine’s Day and beyond.

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Cristina Dovan

Cristina DovanCertified Life Coach

Cristina is a certified life coach who blends her passion for human behavior with her experience in digital entrepreneurship. She embarked on her personal development journey over five years ago and is now devoted to using her insights to help others transform their lives. Cristina's story is one of growth and change, starting from her academic roots in International Relations...read full bio

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