Try To Get Through These Valentine’s Day Quotes Without Thinking About Your Ex

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You’re either into Valentine’s Day or you just can’t stand it.

Year after year this holiday creates beautiful moments, touching memories and life-changing revelations, single or not.

If you love Valentine’s day you can’t wait for that feeling. You know… the feeling. On February 14, the air is warm. The figurative butterflies from your stomach come alive. Chocolate is sweeter and flowers smell like love itself. There’s a certain aura about the day of lovers that lingers onto your skin, gives you a glow and seeps into your bloodstream until you’re skipping around like a lovesick Shakespeare character.

Now if you hate Valentine’s day, your day is probably a bit different. The nonstop presence of happy couples in red and pink surrounds you. The air is probably filled with nauseating cheer. Restaurants are covered in red glitter hearts and pink balloons. Chocolate is more expensive and the price of flowers skyrockets.

Whether you love Valentines Day or hate it, here are a few quotes we hope can help get you through the day.

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“I think that love, at the end of the day, is stronger than some mistakes that somebody made.” –Fitz, Scandal


“Let’s fall in love as if the world was on fire and there is nothing left but ash and us.” -Rudy Francisco


“When I love, I love: wholly, thoroughly, completely, drowning in everything. Every glance can be a conversation, eyes just playing and saying what needs to be said. Silence is loud and the air becomes heavy. I want you. I want all of you.” -Warsan Shire


“Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.” –Percy Bysshe Shelley


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu


“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” -Dr. Seuss


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


“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” –Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember


“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness and call it love – true love.” -Robert Fulghum, True Love


Today is Valentine’s Day. Or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day.” -Jay Leno


“Love sucks. Sometimes it feels good. Sometimes it’s just another way to bleed.” -Laurell K. Hamilton


“The course of true love never did run smooth.” -William Shakespeare


“Happy, phony, romanticized, overly commercial, sucks to be single, pretend that it’s love day!” -Unknown


“Happy Valentine’s Day! And if this is news to you, my guess is you’re probably alone. Valentine’s Day is often times a, well, it’s a manufactured day that really doesn’t mean anything.”Jon Stewart


“The last thing you want to get addicted to is someone.” -Aruho Marvin

Alima KhanuCOLLEGECANDY Writer
Soon to be Rutgers Grad, writer, and poet who lives for Raspberry tea, Shondaland Thursdays and frequent trips to the movie theater.
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