51 Heartfelt Love Song Lyrics for Inspiration

Emotional love song quotes

Love songs have a way of touching our hearts and souls, unlike any other music. The lyrics speak to our deepest desires, longings, and feelings about romance. Iconic vocalists like Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, and Frank Sinatra understood the art of conveying raw emotion through their vocals and moving words.

Their ballads and torch songs about devotion, heartbreak, and passion can still bring tears to our eyes and give us chills.

In the quotes from 51 classic love songs below, you’ll find lyrics that beautifully capture the essence of love and the range of human emotions that come with it – from euphoric joy to deep longing and devastating pain. Artists like Johnny Cash, Bryan Adams, and Beyonce know how to eloquently articulate complex feelings like desire, grief, and hope.

Their powerful words are amplified by melodies that embed themselves in our hearts. Each quote will remind you of your own personal experiences with love lost, found, and everything in between. Let these 51 love anthems rekindle cherished memories and resonate with you on a profound level.

Here is a list of 51 emotional love song quotes:

  1. “Love is a burning thing and it makes a fiery ring; bound by wild desire, I fell into a ring of fire.” – Johnny Cash, “Ring of Fire”
  2. “Wise men say only fools rush in, but I can’t help falling in love with you.” – Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling In Love”
  3. “When the night has come and the land is dark, and the moon is the only light we’ll see. No I won’t be afraid, no I won’t be afraid, just as long as you stand by me.” – Ben E. King, “Stand By Me”
  4. “Look into my eyes, you will see what you mean to me. Search your heart, search your soul, and when you find me there you’ll search no more.” – Bryan Adams, “Everything I Do (I Do It For You)”
  5. “Your love’s got me looking so crazy right now. Your touch’s got me looking so crazy right now.” – Beyoncé, “Crazy In Love”
  6. “Darling, you got to let me know. Should I stay or should I go?” – The Clash, “Should I Stay or Should I Go”
  7. “She will be loved. She will be loved.” – Maroon 5, “She Will Be Loved”
  8. “Here I am waiting, I’ll have to leave soon. Why am I holding on?” – Avril Lavigne, “Holding On”
  9. “Your kiss got me hoping you’ll save me right now. Your kiss got me hoping you’ll save me right now.” – Selena Gomez, “Save Me”
  10. “I need your loving, every day gotta have your loving.” – Smokey Robinson, “You Really Got a Hold on Me”
  11. “I’d go hungry, I’d go black and blue. I’d go crawling down the avenue, no there’s nothing that I wouldn’t do to make you feel my love.” – Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”
  12. “I didn’t mean to call you out on turning down the lights. I guess we both just liked pretending. It’s off my chest now but it’s stuck in my head now.” – Leona Lewis, “Bleeding Love”
  13. “Maybe I didn’t love you quite as often as I could have. And maybe I didn’t treat you quite as good as I should have.” – Little Big Town, “Better Man”
  14. “I wanted you to know I love the way you laugh. I wanna hold you high and steal your pain away.” – Lady Gaga, “Million Reasons”
  15. “Here in the shadows I’m safe, I’m free. I’ve nowhere else to go but I cannot stay where I don’t belong.” – Nickelback, “Savin’ Me”
  16. “I never meant to start a war. You know I never wanna hurt you. Don’t even know what we’re fighting for.” – Sam Smith, “I’m Not the Only One”
  17. “I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited, but I couldn’t stay away, I couldn’t fight it.” – Adele, “Hello”
  18. “I will never find another lover sweeter than you, sweeter than you.” – Boys II Men, “I’ll Make Love To You”
  19. “I loved you all my life, and that’s how I want to love you. The end is not that clear, so darling, just stay here.” – Natalie Cole, “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)”
  20. “Goodbye my lover. Goodbye my friend. You have been the one. You have been the one for me.” – James Blunt, “Goodbye My Lover”
  21. “My loneliness is killing me, and I must confess I still believe. When I’m not with you I lose my mind.” – Britney Spears, “…Baby One More Time”
  22. “Just leave me your stardust to remember you by.” – Frank Sinatra, “Stardust”
  23. “The best thing about tonight’s that we’re not fighting. Could it be that we have been this way before?” – Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
  24. “I want a Sunday kind of love. A love to last past Saturday night.” – Etta James, “At Last”
  25. “I’d catch a grenade for you. Throw my hand on a blade for you. I’d jump in front of a train for you.” – Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
  26. “I know your eyes in the morning sun. I feel you touch me in the pouring rain.” – John Denver, “Annie’s Song”
  27. “All of these lines across my face tell you the story of who I am.” – Brandi Carlile, “The Story”
  28. “Well you only need the light when it’s burning low, only miss the sun when it starts to snow.” – Passenger, “Let Her Go”
  29. “We’re far away from the shallow now.” – Lady Gaga, “Shallow”
  30. “The heart is stronger than you think. It’s like it can go through anything.” – Sia, “Elastic Heart”
  31. “Lately I been, I been losing sleep dreaming about the things that we could be.” – Ed Sheeran, “Perfect”
  32. “Cause all of me loves all of you.” – John Legend, “All of Me”
  33. “You are the best thing that’s ever been mine.” – Taylor Swift, “Mine”
  34. “In your eyes, I can see my dreams’ reflections.” – Beyoncé, “Halo”
  35. “And when you smile, the whole world stops and stares for a while.” – Bruno Mars, “Just the Way You Are”
  36. “You’re still the one I run to, the one that I belong to.” – Shania Twain, “You’re Still the One”
  37. “I just want to dance the night away with you.” – Lonestar, “Amazed”
  38. “Take my hand, take my whole life too, for I can’t help falling in love with you.” – Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
  39. “I could hold you for a million years to make you feel my love.” – Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”
  40. “You are the reason my heart beats.” – Calum Scott, “You Are the Reason”
  41. “Love was when I loved you, one true time I hold to.” – Celine Dion, “My Heart Will Go On”
  42. “I would do anything for love, but I won’t do that.” – Meat Loaf, “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)”
  43. “I’ll be your dream, I’ll be your wish, I’ll be your fantasy.” – Savage Garden, “Truly Madly Deeply”
  44. “When you’re gone, the pieces of my heart are missing you.” – Avril Lavigne, “When You’re Gone”
  45. “I will always love you.” – Whitney Houston, “I Will Always Love You”
  46. “You’re the closest to heaven that I’ll ever be.” – The Goo Goo Dolls, “Iris”
  47. “It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do.” – Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
  48. “I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend.” – Jason Mraz, “Lucky”
  49. “I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.” – Ben Folds, “The Luckiest”
  50. “Cause if I got you, I don’t need money, I don’t need cars.” – Maroon 5, “Sugar”
  51. “You are the sunshine of my life.” – Stevie Wonder, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life”

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