Our Favorite Swoony Quotes (with Kaina from These Flying Pages!)

Monday, September 14, 2015
Hello lovelies! For the past few weeks, Kaina @These Flying Pages and I have been discussing the swooniest guys in books, and decided to come up with a list of our favorite swoony quotes from books. To give a bit of background, we were originally talking about nicknames/pet names we absolutely hate (and would hate to be called), which developed into what pet names we didn’t mind being called, and eventually led us to discuss our favorite male love interests in books and the way they spoke to the protagonist/person they loved. So let’s get started!

WARNING: Spoilers ahead. Read at your own risk ;)


“There is no one I would rather see the sunrise with than you.” 
- Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn


“You're like a grey sky. You're beautiful, even though you don't want to be.”
- Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes


“I hold the bottle out into the rain and watch as the steady flow slowly fills it. When there is enough, enough that Beth can clearly see, I close the bottle and hand it to her.
She raises a skeptical eyebrow, but accepts the bottle.
"It's our rain Beth."
Her head barely shakes to show her confusion while I rub the back of my neck and search for my courage. "I told you I loved you in this rain and when you doubt my words, I want you to look at this bottle.” 
- Katie McGarry, Dare You To


“You can be Han Solo," he said, kissing her throat. "And I'll be Boba Fett. I'll cross the sky for you.”
- Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park


"I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I'm in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we're all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have, and I am in love with you.” 
- John Green, TFIOS
“Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.” 
- John Green, TFIOS


“Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
"After all this time?"
"Always," said Snape.”
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


“But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I’ll be in love with tomorrow.”
- Gayle Forman, If I Stay
“You don’t share me. You own me.” 
- Gayle Forman, Where She Went


“You're perfect," He said roughly, cutting off my protest. "And if I had to do it over again, I would save you every time." His mouth closed over mine and there was no more thought. No more worry. No more pain or loss or fear.”
- Sara B. Larson, Defy


“It's okay if you're crazy," he said softly.
"You don't even know-"
"I don't have to know," he said. "I'm rooting for you.”
- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl
“I like your glasses,” he said. “I like your Simon Snow T-shirts. I like that you don’t smile at everyone, because then, when you smile at me.… Cather.” He kissed her mouth. “Look at me.”
She did.
“I choose you over everyone.” 
- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl


“If I were to live a thousand years, I would belong to you for all of them. If we were to live a thousand lives, I would want to make you mine in each one.” 
- Michelle Hodkin, The Evolution of Mara Dyer
“You're the girl who called me an asshole the first time we spoke. The girl who tried to pay for lunch even after you learned I have more money than God. You're the girl who risked her ass to save a dying dog, who makes my chest ache whether you're wearing green silk or ripped jeans. You're the girl that I--" Noah stopped, then took a step closer to me. "You are my girl.” 
- Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer


“You’re not a pit stop. You’re my finish line. There’s no one after you.” 
- Krista Ritchie, Kiss the Sky


“I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be that kind of friend. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body.
I want to know where to touch you, I want to know how to touch you. I want to know convince you to design a smile just for me. Yes, I do want to be your friend. I want to be your best friend in the entire world.” 
- Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me


“I didn't know what to say, but my heart was racing as he slid his hands down to mine. He placed them on his chest, right above his heart. "I have hope," he said, his gaze never leaving mine. "I have hope because I love you-I've been in love with you, Avery. Probably before I even realized that I was."
"You loved me?"
Cam dropped his forehead to mine and his chest rose sharply under my hands. "I love you."
My heart stuttered. "You love me?"
"Yes, sweetheart.” 
- J. Lynn, Wait for You


“I love you,” he says again, “and no other man will ever say those words and mean them the way I do.” 
- Krista Ritchie, Ricochet

“I am catastrophically in love with you.”
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

So those were our favorite swoony quotes!!! What are yours?
~ Alexandra


  1. Had so much fun making this post! Thank you for having me :)

    1. Me too! Thanks for fangirling with me over swoony guys and doing this with me!!!! :D