Have you ever wondered why certain love songs are your favorites over others? Often, what sets music above the rest is song lyrics that speak to your very soul.
The words that make up a song's meaning are such an important factor when it comes to those you want to hear on repeat, so much so that you're quick to add them to your most heavily rotated playlists.
And depending on what you're in the mood for, you're most likely to choose songs that help you express or get through a certain feeling as you sing along.
That's why love songs are such a popular genre of music — and it's also why romantic song lyrics often contain some of the best love quotes of all time.
Honestly shared thoughts about the emotions and feelings associated with being in love are something that most everyone enjoys hearing, even when (or maybe especially when) they aren't so easy to express yourself.
Knowing an artist out there gets you and your quirks and has captured them in your favorite music is an amazing feeling only the very best songs capture. And the lyrics of the songs listed below can easily inspire the heights of romantic feelings in many of our own lives.
Here's our list of the 50 best, most romantic love song lyrics, captured in quotes and videos perfect for sharing with the love of your life.
"Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections."
When you want the person you love to know you love everything about them.
"And I can’t help but stare, cause I see truth somewhere in your eyes."
For when you've finally found your other half.
"I am thinking of you in my sleepless solitude tonight, if it’s wrong to love you then my heart just won’t let me be right."
When you can't bear to be without the one you love.
"And when you’re needing your space to do some navigating, I’ll be here patiently waiting to see what you find."
When your partner needs some space, but you want them to know you'll be here when they come back.
"Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know. She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I'll share her home."
When you're ready to take the next step with someone.
"When you left I lost a part of me. It's still so hard to believe. Come back baby please 'cause we belong together."
When you want to get back together with someone.
"You've been my inspiration. Through the lies, you were the truth. My world is a better place because of you."
When your partner has turned your whole world around.
"And when you smile. The whole world stops and stares for a while. 'Cause girl, you're amazing. Just the way you are."
When you can't stop looking at the person you love.
"Take my love. I'll never ask for too much. Just all that you are. And everything that you do."
When the only thing you want from your partner is their love.
"For whatever my man is. I am his forevermore."
When you want to be with your man forever.
"Take me to your heart. For it's there that I belong. And will never part."
When you desperately want to be with someone.
"Before the day I met you, life was so unkind. But you're the key to my peace of mind."
When you're finally with someone who makes your world a better place.
"Baby it's you. You're the one I love, You're the one I need, You're the only one I see."
When you've finally found 'The One.'
"When the evening shadows and the stars appear. And there is no one there to dry your tears. Oh, I hold you for a million years. To make you feel my love."
When you want your person to know you're there for them.
"But nothing's greater, than the rush that comes with your embrace."
When you love affection from your person.
"These fancy things will never come in between. You're part of my entity, here for infinity."
When no material things will come between you and your partner.
"Oh, my darlin', there's no limit to my lovin'. You got everything I need, and then I'm wanting."
When you're head over heels for someone.
"Until tonight I only dreamed about you. I can't believe I ever breathed without you. Baby, you make me feel alive and brand new."
When you can't imagine life without your person.
"All of my whole life through. I never love no one but you."
When this is the only person you'll ever love.
"I knew I loved you before I met you. I have been waiting all my life."
When you knew right away this was the person for you.
"And it's taken me a lot to say. And now that you're gone, my heart is missing something."
When you deeply miss being with your person.
"Hold me, love me, hold me, love me. Ain’t got nothin’ but love babe, Eight days a week."
When you think about your person all the time.
"Never thought I'd be alright, no, no, no. Till you came and changed my life, yeah, yeah, yeah!"
When there's no one else you can imagine being with.
"Of all the things I felt but never really shown. Perhaps the worst is that I ever let you go. I should not ever let you go."
When you're regretting a breakup.
"Every time I see you baby I get lost. If I'm dreaming, baby, please don't wake me up."
When you're completely mesmerized by your partner.
"I wanna see inside. Would you let me see beneath your beautiful tonight."
When you're interested in more than someone's looks.
"And I will swallow my pride. You're the one that I love."
When you don't want anything to get in the way of your love.
"Lights will guide you home. And ignite your bones. And I will try to fix you."
When your person is going through something and you want them to know you're there for them.
"Now my arms are open wide. They're hanging forever there. Waiting forever for you."
When you're there for your person whenever they need you.
"I can't fall in love without you."
When you only have eyes for one person.
"Trouble sleeping. Restless dreaming. You're in my head."
When you can't stop thinking of someone.
"Tell me how to be in this world. Tell me how to breathe in and feel no hurt. Tell me how could I believe in something. I believe in us."
When the person you love is your whole world.
"'Cause after all these years. I still feel everything when you are near."
When you still have feelings for someone after being with them for a long time.
"But dreams come slow and they go so fast. You see her when you close your eyes."
When a special someone is always on your mind.
"Some just want everything. But everything means nothing. If I ain't got you, yeah."
When nothing in the world matters without having your person by your side.
"I've been watching you for some time. Can't stop staring at those ocean eyes."
When you're captivated by someone's eyes.
"So tell me when you look in my eyes, can you share all the pain and happy times? 'Cause I will love you for the rest of my life."
When you plan to love someone forever, no matter what you go through together.
"I just wanna be yours, like I always say. Never let me go."
When you simply just want to be with someone.
"No matter what I do, I'm no good without you and I can't get enough. Must be love on the brain."
When all you can think about is being with someone.
"And I love your feet for how they found me and how they walked upon four winds. Be my deer, I'll be your meadow. Come graze upon Bear skin."
When you're grateful for ending up with the person you're with.
"I just want to love you while I can, all these other thoughts have me confused. I don't need to try and understand. Maybe I'll get up, turn off the news."
When you want to forget about all the bad that's going on in the world and just love your person.
"Sweet creature, sweet creature. When I run out of road, you bring me home."
For the person who's always able to get your back on track.
"But right now it's you and me forever, girl. And you know we could do better than anything that we did. You know that you and me, we could do anything."
When you feel like you can do anything as long as you're with your person.
"Whenever I'm alone with you, You make me feel like I am home again."
When you're completely comfortable with someone.
"Take your sweet time if you can't decide. I know I've made up my simple mind that you're my heart. You're the missing part."
When you're completely committed to someone and waiting for them to make a decision about being in a relationship with you.
"You give me the most gorgeous sleep that I've ever had."
When you sleep well knowing you're in a relationship with that someone special.
"I got a feeling we are gonna win. Our bodies make it perfect and your eyes can make me swim."
When you know you're a perfect fit.
"How many secrets can you keep? 'Cause there's this tune I found that makes me think of you somehow and I play it on repeat."
When you can't stop thinking about someone.
"It's you, it's you, it's all for you, everything I do. I tell you all the time, Heaven is a place on Earth where you tell me all the things you want to do."
When you only have eyes for one person.
"Well tell me what you want, I'm all ears. I'll give you all I got, blood, sweat, and tears. Yeah, tell me what you need and I'll do my job and meet you in the middle like it's going out of style."
When you realize successful relationships take compromise.
"You are the best thing, that's ever been mine."
When you're so grateful to be with your person.
"It felt like summer when I kissed you in the rain."
When you're remembering your first kiss.
"And suddenly you're all I need, the reason why I smile."
When you can't help but smile when thinking of your person.
"You are my sunrise on the darkest day."
When your person makes even your worst days better.
"I'm in love with you and all these little things."
When you realize it's the little things that make a relationship great.
"I wanna live with you even when we're ghosts."
When you say forever and literally mean forever.
"When you say you love me, know I love you more."
When you know how strong your love is.
"I love you just the way you are."
When you love someone for exactly who they are.
"You're stuck in my head and I can't get you out of it."
When you can't stop thinking about someone.
"You drive me crazy, I just can't sleep. I'm so excited, I'm in too deep."
When you're truly excited about someone.
"And take a piece of my heart and make it all your own, so when we are apart, you'll never be alone."
When you want your person to know you're always with them.
"I'm all strung out, my heart is fried. I just can't get you off my mind."
When you're constantly thinking about someone.
"We can go anywhere we want. Drive down to the coast, jump in the sea. Just take my hand and come with me."
When you're completely content doing the most mundane of things as long as you're with your person.
"We've got that love, the crazy kind. I am his and he is mine. In the end, it's him and I."
When you can't imagine being with anyone else, even if your relationship gets a little overwhelming at times.
"After all this time I'm still into you."
When you still love someone even after years of being with them.
"Let's love like there's no goodbyes."
When all you want to think about is the here and now.
"Let me tell you a story about a girl and a boy. He fell in love with his best friend, when she's around he feels nothing but joy."
When you've fallen in love with your best friend.
"Your lipstick stain is a work of art, I got your name tattooed in an arrow heart."
When you make your love permanent.
"Everyone comes with scars, but you can love them away."
When no amount of baggage can keep you away from the person you love.
"My dreams running into your dreams. It's as if we wished on the same star."
When you know you're meant to be.
"Don't wanna know another kiss. No other name falling off my lips."
When you know you'll never be with anyone else.
"I love you like a love song baby, and I keep hitting repeat."
When your feelings are exactly like your favorite love songs.
Jonathan Mui is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationships.