55 You Are Special Quotes To Remind Others How You Feel About Them

You can bring them to mind right now.

Maybe there are just one or two.

Perhaps several. 

No matter how many you have, the special people in your life mean the world to you.

They are the ones who love you unconditionally, support and believe in you, and understand you better than anyone else. 

Isn’t it time you let them know how you feel about them – how much you cherish and love them?

Putting your feelings into words can be challenging because the emotions are too complex and subtle to verbalize. 

That’s where our collection of “you are so special” quotes comes in – to help you articulate those feelings that can get stuck in your heart. 

How Do You Say “You Are Special to Me?”

You can say it just like that – “You are special to me.” And that’s meaningful the first few times you say it. But for an extraordinary person, sometimes you should put forth a bit more creative effort to express yourself. 

Using these “you’re special” quotes will show your loved ones the depth of your affection in a unique way. You can:

  • Recite the quotes aloud to them.
  • Put the “you’re special to me” quotes in a card and send it to them.
  • Choose your favorite quote and have it printed and framed for them.
  • Create a photo album of photos of the two of you with a quote captioning each photo. 
  • Use one as the beginning prompt for a long letter to them.

55 You Are Special Quotes for the Extraordinary People in Your Life

Think about a person you love and care for deeply. It can be a romantic partner, friend, or family member.

Keeping that person in mind, read through this list of you are special to me quotes until you land on those that speak to your feelings for this person. Then decide how you will use the quote(s) to let them know. 

Quotes for a Special Person

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

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2. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” —Robert A. Heinlein

3. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” –Audrey Hepburn

4. “In life, there is always that special person who shapes who you are, who helps to determine the person you become.” ‒ Molly Ringwald

5. “Don't waste your tremendous voice writing messages in the sand.” ― Lorin Morgan-Richards

6. “Feel special, because you are.” ― Debasish Mridha

7. “You don't belong to the average. Extra ordinary has your name engraved on it.” ― Hiral Nagda

8. “I love you for all that you are, all that you have been and all that you will be.” —Unknown

9. “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.” —Unknown

10. “You are, and always have been, my dream.”―Nicholas Sparks

11. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” — Princess Diana

12. “True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning.”  ― Nicholas Sparks

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13. “To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.” – Valerie Lombardo

14. “When I look into your eyes, I know I have found the mirror of my soul.” — Joey W. Hill

15. “Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide.” ― Sanober Khan

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16. “It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” ‒ Rita Rudner.

17. “Don’t sell yourself short; you are your best asset.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

18. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” –A. A. Milne

19. “You’re the closest to heaven, that I’ll ever be.” —Goo Goo Dolls

20. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” —Hermann Hesse

21. “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.” – J.K.K. Tolken

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22. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

23. “Love is a force more formidable than any other.” — Barbara de Angelis

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

25. “Don’t be afraid to go that extra mile for someone special, because that person will go the extra mile for you.” – Ben Kalcher

26. “You are the last thought in my mind before I drift off to sleep and the first thought when I wake up each morning.” – Unknown

27. “There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” — Jane Austen

28. “Sometimes we meet someone and feel like we have known them all our lives.” – Avijeet Das

29. “Withdraw from talking about leaving someone behind. Just rekindle the friendship and love while you still have that moment together.” — RSCruz

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30. “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” —Angelita Lim

31. “I will never stop trying. Because when you find the one… you never give up.” —Crazy, Stupid, Love

32. “I’ve tried so many times to think of a new way to say it, and it’s still I love you.” —Zelda Fitzgerald

33. “If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” —Haruki Murakami

34. “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” —Emily Bronte

35. “My love for you has no depth, its boundaries are ever-expanding.” – Christina White

36. “In real love you want the other person’s good. In romantic love you want the other person.” — Margaret Anderson

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37. “If I had to choose between breathing and loving you I would use my last breath to tell you I love you.” – DeAnna Anderson

38. “The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.” ― Jane Austen

39. “It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.” — Bertrand Russell

40. “I’ve been in love with you since the very beginning. You asked why there isn’t anyone else in my life, and the reason … is you.” ― Julie James

41. “The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun.” – Charles de Leusse

42. “Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” – Sarah Bernhardt

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43. “Love can be defined in one word. ‘You’.” ― Meghna Sodha

44. “You are none of a kind. You shine and sparkle different from others.” ― Hiral Nagda

45. “It’s always better when we’re together.” —Jack Johnson

46. “I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

47. “I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you.” —Ben Folds

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48. “Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.” – Tyler Knott Gregson

49. ”It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.” ― Vladimir Nabokov

50. “You’re always the first and the last thing on this heart of mine. No matter where I go, or what I do, I’m thinking of you.” – Dierks Bentley

51. “When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.” — William Makepeace Thackeray

52. “The world is full of many wonders; you are one of them.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

53. “She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” – Saffron Avenue

54. “You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” – John Mason

55. “You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.” – Anna Kutukova

Did you find the perfect quotes to remind someone how special they are? If the words aren’t just right, use the sentiment to craft your own quote for your loved one. It’s how you make them feel that counts.