The 30 Best Romantic Quotes From Movies

"I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy..."

Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in 'When Harry Met Sally.'

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Different genres of movies capture different moods: Sometimes you want to be scared by a horror film, educated by a documentary, or sent into delirious laughter by a comedy. But when you just want to be reminded of all that's good in the world, there's no better place to turn than the romance section of your Netflix home page.

Romantic movies, from rom-coms to dramas are filled with grand gestures, perfectly imperfect couples, and, of course, unbelievably eloquent admissions of love. Who could ever forget the short, sweet, and to the point "You complete me" from Jerry Maguire? Or the moment when a certain girl stands in front of a certain boy in Notting Hill and asks him to love her? Cinematic moments like these may not actually happen all that often in real life, but with the help of your favorite rom-coms, you can spend two hours in a world where they do.

Read on for 30 of the most romantic quotes from Hollywood history that are ideal for any occasion, whether you're planning a wedding (try printing them on your decorations or incorporating them into your vows!), looking to turn up the romance in your relationship, or simply dreaming about your happily ever after.

  1. "You complete me." —Jerry Maguire
  2. "Don't forget: I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." —Notting Hill
  3. "I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." —When Harry Met Sally
  4. "So it's not gonna be easy. It's gonna be really hard, and we're gonna have to work at this every day. But I wanna do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever. You and me. Every day." —The Notebook
  5. "I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you." —Dirty Dancing
  6. "We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of 30 and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to make yourself feel nothing so as not to feel anything—what a waste!" —Call Me By Your Name
  7. "To me, you are perfect." —Love Actually
  8. "I love you. Not like they told you love is, and I didn't know this either, but love don't make things nice, it ruins everything. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess. We aren't here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us. Not us! We are here to ruin ourselves and to break our hearts and love the wrong people and die." —Moonstruck
  9. "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." —Pride and Prejudice
  10. "We'll always have Paris." —Casablanca
  11. "I want to tell you with my remaining strength that I love you. I always have. I'll drift next to you every day as a ghost just to be with you. Even if I was banished to the darkest place, my love will keep me from being a lonely spirit." —Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  12. "Our love is like the wind. I can't see it, but I can feel it." —A Walk to Remember
  13. "People do fall in love. People do belong to each other, because that's the only chance that anyone's got for true happiness." —Breakfast at Tiffany's
  14. "At best, it's a happy delusion—these two people who truly love each other and have no idea how truly miserable they're about to make each other. But, but, when two people know that, and they decide with eyes wide open to face each other and get married anyway, then I don't think it's conservative or delusional. I think it's radical and courageous and very romantic." —Frida
  15. "In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you." —Juno
  16. "What I'm trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps despite appearances, I like you, very much. Just as you are." — Bridget Jones's Diary
  17. "Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for." —Dead Poets Society
  18. "I'd rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you." —Pocahontas
  19. "I knew that when I kissed this girl I would be forever wed to her. So I stopped. I stopped and I waited. I waited for a moment longer. Then I just let myself go." —The Great Gatsby
  20. "The only way to beat my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I'm sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck." —Silver Linings Playbook
  21. "You're my air." —Brown Sugar
  22. "I've come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is, and always will be, yours." —Sense and Sensibility
  23. "Let me ask you one thing. Do you think—after we've dried off, after we've spent lots more time together—you might agree not to marry me? And do you think not being married to me might maybe be something you could consider doing for the rest of your life?" —Four Weddings and a Funeral
  24. "I want the fairy tale." —Pretty Woman
  25. "When I first saw you, I felt like I knew you, and I couldn't stop seeing my life with you, and building a family together. One that isn't stuck in the pain of the past. It's very pretty. And so, if you're asking me if my proposition still stands, then my answer is yes. Yes. A thousand times, yes." —The Light Between Oceans
  26. "My love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn't trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful." —The Fault in Our Stars
  27. "I wish I knew how to quit you." —Brokeback Mountain
  28. "What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey, that's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon." —It's a Wonderful Life
  29. "It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together, and I knew it. I knew it the first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I'd ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew it. It was like magic." —Sleepless in Seattle
  30. "I don't want to sound foolish, but remember love is what brought you here. And if you've trusted love this far, don't panic now. Trust it all the way." —If Beale Street Could Talk

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