160 Crush Quotes Celebrating Love At First Sight

Our latest collection of crush quotes on being in love with someone you just met

A crush is “a burning desire to be with someone you find very attractive and extremely special.”

Having a crush on someone can make you feel crazy emotions.

Let us know your story involving a crush in the comment section below.

What are the benefits of reading these crush quotes?

It can make you feel butterflies in your stomach, feel a sense of happiness when you are around them or have a longing for this special person.

Although it can be overwhelming, being in love with someone you just met can be a beautiful and life-changing experience.

It makes you feel like you already know someone and can help eliminate much wasted time and agonizing doubt about a potential partner.

The crush quotes below will help you:

  • Understand the power of love at first sight
  • Prove that you are not alone in your feelings
  • Work up the courage to share how you feel

That being said, love at first sight must be analyzed deeply for where it is coming from and where it is going.

You can’t always choose who you have a crush on, but you can control how you react when you feel love at first sight.

When you have a crush on someone, consider how serious your feelings for this person are so you can figure out how to proceed.

Should you keep your feelings to yourself, or should you share how you feel with your crush?

To help celebrate love at first sight, below is our collection of beautiful, cute, and humorous crush quotes and crush sayings, collected from a variety of sources over the years (When you’re ready to move on to the next step, check out our good morning quotes for him as well as these sweet engagement quotes.)

Check out our most popular quote article, a list of short inspirational quotes for daily inspiration.

Check out our inspirational quotes category page for more inspirational life quotes.

Crush quotes celebrating love at first sight

1. ”Some crushes just never went away. They built, instead, into something permanent, obsessive and all-consuming.” – Maya Banks

Crush Quotes about obsessions

2. ”Just thinking about you brings a smile to face, a twinkle to my eye, and a skipped beat to my heart.” – Ash Sweeney

Cute Crush Quotes

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3. ”It’s nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you’re alive, you know?” – Scarlett Johansson

Crush Quotes about feeling alive

4. ”What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.” – Steig Larsson

Crush Quotes about what love feels like-

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5. ”The mark of a true crush… is that you fall in love first and grope for reasons afterward.” – Shana Alexander

Crush Quotes about falling in love

6. ”I’m afraid to lose you and you’re not even mine.” – Drake

Crush Quotes about loss

7. ”When I see you, I admit I start to lose my grip and all of my cool.” – Anonymous

Crush Quotes about losing your cool

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8. ”If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse

Crush Quotes about love

9. ”Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” – Loretta Young

Crush Quotes about finding love

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10. “Love is friendship set on fire.” – Jeremy Taylor

Crush Quotes about friendship

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Crush quotes on being in love with someone you just met

11. “Love took me by surprise, love led me to you, and love opened up my eyes.” – Michelle Branch

Crush Quotes about surprises

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12. “Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” – Michelle Branch

Crush Quotes about refreshment

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13. “All I really want is to hold you tight, treat you right, [and] be with you day and night.” – Britney Spears

Lovely Crush Quotes

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14. ”We love the things we love for what they are.” – Robert Frost

Crush quotes on being in love with someone you just met

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15. “Love’s gift cannot be given. It waits to be accepted.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Crush Quotes about love's gift

16. “Every time we touch I get this feeling.” – Cascada

Crush Quotes about every time we touch

17. What I’m dying to say, is that I’m crazy for you; Touch me once and you’ll know it’s true; I never wanted anyone like this; It’s all brand new, you’ll feel it in my kiss.” – Madonna

Crush Quotes about being crazy for someone

18. “I don’t know how to explain it but I think that we are meant to be together.” – Anonymous

Crush Quotes about destiny

19. “I just needed to be closer to you any way I could. Since then, you’ve distracted me every day whether you’re near me or not.” – Vi Keeland

Crush Quotes about being close

20. “If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I would be picking roses for a lifetime.” – Dylan Mcnair

Crush Quotes about roses

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Crush quotes to help express your feelings

21. “I never found the words to say you’re the one I think about each day.” –  S Club 7

Crush Quotes about finding the right words

22. “I’ve tried playing it cool, but when am looking at you; I can’t ever be brave, cause you make my heart race.” – One Direction

Crush Quotes about playing it cool

23. “It’s amazing how one little conversation can change things forever.” – Anonymous

Crush Quotes about conversations

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

Crush Quotes about friends and lovers

25. “My insides still turn over when he looks at me that certain way.” – Judy Blume

Crush quotes to help express your feelings

26. “Even without a kiss, this moment is perfect, and you wouldn’t trade it for anything.” – Jill Santopolo

27. “I think about you constantly, whether it’s with my mind or my heart.” – Terri Guillemets

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28. “When they say make a wish, you’re the first thing I think about.” – Anonymous

29. “You like him, Rose. Why don’t you just admit that, at least to me?” ― Louise Rozett

30. “If you asked me how many times you crossed my mind, I would say once because you never really left.” – Anonymous

Crush quotes that might explain the butterflies you are feeling

31. “I want you to want me.” – Cheap Trick

32. I’m so into you.” – Ariana Grande

33. “I can’t say hello to you and risk another goodbye.” – Taylor Swift

34. “Cause I’m trying and trying to walk away, but I know this crush ain’t goin’ away.” – David Archuleta

35. “Just take my hand, let’s dance.” – Charli XCX

Crush quotes that might explain the butterflies you are feeling

36. “When I find myself thinking of you, it is all the good memories that we had that bring a smile to my face.” – Catherine Pulsifer

37. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

38. “ You amaze me and its hard for me to turn away and make it not so obvious that I’m looking at you.” ― Shailee J-N

39. “Sometimes I just can’t ignore the way I feel when I see you smile.” – The Ataris

40. “When you Fall for someone for who she really is, Everything about her becomes beautiful.” Anonymous

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Cute crush quotes for him or her

41. “Crushes are so awful. I wonder if they suck worse for the crush-er or the crush-ee. I consider my three years of watching Josh from afar. Yeah, definitely the crush-er.” – Stephanie Perkins

42. “Every word you’ve ever said, is written somewhere in my mind.” – Crystal Woods

43. “My heart had a crush on him from the moment we met, but it was faint, and the rest of me stubbornly refused to play along.” – Jennifer Harrison

44. “It’s funny how there can be something special about that one person isn’t it?” ― Marisa Calin

45. “I feed my mind with the thought of you.” – Enjoyingbeingme

Cute crush quotes for him or her

46. “I still fall for you every day.” – Anonymous

47. “I couldn’t take my eyes off him. Like a desert wanderer afraid of mirages, I gazed at my oasis, but he was real.” – Laura Whitcomb

48. “Your name is a golden bell hung in my heart. I would break my body to pieces to call you once by your name.” – Peter S. Beagle

49. “My heart stops when you look at me.” – Katy Perry

50. “You probably never knew, but god damn girl, I had the biggest crush on you.” – Shane Koyczan

Beautiful crush quotes straight from the heart

51. “Maybe the fantasy is better than the reality, but I would love to see what happens if we can be together.” – Unknown

52. “Sitting in the middle of my own constellation I can’t imagine how I’ll feel if you don’t come.” ― Marisa Calin

53. “I couldn’t even explain to you how good it feels to look up across a room and see you standing there.” – Unknown

54. “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” – Jane Austen

55. “I loved you as a boy and fell in love with you as a man. You’re in here so deep that there is no you, no me. Only us.” ― Kelly Moran

56. “Have you ever been talking about someone and all of a sudden you catch yourself with a huge smile on your face? I love that feeling…”- Unknown

57. “There are so many other things I should be doing with my life right now but instead, I am stuck here crushing on you.”- Unknown

58. “I got a crush on you; I hope you feel the way that I do: I get a rush when I’m with you; Oh, I got a crush on you.” – Mandy Moore

59. “That feeling: when your crush looks at you.”- Unknown

60. “He’s smiling… I am melting.”- Unknown

Powerful crush quotes

61. Your eyes make me shy.” – Anais Nin

62. “I’ve found this new disease, it’s called LOVE. I know it is contagious because you gave it to me.” – Unknown

63. Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.” – William Shakespeare

64. “I’m so glad you are in my life, but I want to be more than friends.”- Unknown

65. “I like her because she smiles at me and means it.” – Terri Guillemets

66. I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

67. “I just had to talk with you. Sweetness is my weakness.”- Unknown

68. “If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Adrienne Grandi

69. “If my love for you is a crime, I want to be the most wanted criminal.” – Unknown

70. “And when you love someone you don’t always see them realistically.” – P. C. Cast

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Other crush quotes and sayings

71. “Do you know what it’s like to like someone so much you can’t stand it and know that they’ll never feel the same way?” – Jenny Han

72. “She blushed and so did he. She greeted him in a faltering voice, and he spoke to her without knowing what he was saying.” – Candide

73. “No more, no less. I’m an idiot. I really need to let this crush go.” – Pittacus Lore

74. “She’s a walkin’, talkin’ reason to live.” – Bruce Springsteen

75. “I wasn’t used to guys making me blush, and I wasn’t sure why he even was making me blush.” – Holly Hood

76. “She is admired from afar. These admirers court her in secret, in the safety of their dreams.” – Whitney Otto

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77. “I really liked him and when you really like someone, not everything is simple to understand.” – Kyle Labe

78. “I forgot to breathe for a moment when our eyes met and his lips curved up.” – Amy Tintera

79. “Creating the impossible is easier, but talking to my crush is harder.” – Newart

80. “Everyone can have a crush on anyone, be it on a real person or a celebrity.” – Ram Gopal Varma

Sweet Crush Quotes for Everyone

81.“My illusion, the idea of a soul mate, was so entrenched in my fantasy that the thought of letting him go, wrecked me.” ― M.R. Field

82. “I don’t remember having a crush on a boy when I was a girl. I don’t even remember my first kiss.” – Maureen O’Hara

83. “Infatuation is like a drug that gives you the best high yet gives you the worst headache after.” – Luke Blaise Pereira

84.“You get crushes on people. You have to see them every day in that week. They’re a fantastic person, and it could be a man or a woman.” – Jennifer Saunders

85. “Isn’t it funny how just one little phone call or text can make your bad day suddenly wonderful!” – Nishan Panwar

86. “Teenage crush is like flu. If you find a remedy for it, it lasts for a couple of days. If you don’t, it still lasts for a couple of days.” – Raheel Farooq

87. “Infatuation is the language of a beautiful eye upon a sensitive heart.” – Joseph Bartlett

88. “Oh please say to me you’ll let me be your man; And please say to me, you’ll let me hold your hand.” – The Beatles

89. “Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell

90. “Whatever our souls are made out of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte

Crush Quotes For When You Admire Someone

91. “When I saw you I fell in love. And you smiled because you knew.” ― Arrigo Boito

92. “I think I’ve had a crush on any guy that’s ever said anything nice to me.” ― Carly Aquilino

93. “I had a crush on Percy,” Nico spat. “That’s the truth. That’s the big secret.” ― Rick Riordan

94. “I have a crush on your mind, I fell for your personality and your looks are just a big bonus.” ― Nicholas Sparks

95. “I wish you could see some of the girls I have genuinely had crushes on in my life. They’re not the girls you would assume.” ― Chris Evans

96. “My first real crush was… Louis Tomlinson.” ― Harry Styles

97. “I’m dating my celebrity crush!” ― Lea Michele

98. “She’d secretly had a crush on him since they were twelve years old. Last summer, she’d fallen for him hard.” ― Rick Riordan

99. “It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone… but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.” ― Khalil Gibran

100. “My first crush was this kid in kindergarten who told me he had tigers in his attic as well.” ― Kendall Jenner

Crush Quotes For When You Admire Someone

101. “I don’t know what to say when I have a crush on somebody. I kind of lose my words. I really try to start a conversation, and I can’t. It’s horrible.” — Alexa Vega

102. “I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen.” — Vanessa Hudgens

103. “Having a crush is a bit like being infected with the most annoying, troubling and yet delicious disease you could get. It is almost more of an affliction.” — Claire Smith

104. “A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar – you pretend it’s not there.” — Tom Stoppard

105. “As a kid, I had a crush on Sophia Loren and Raquel Welch.” — Judd Nelson

106. “Remember sometimes just the rush of having a crush is a temptation, even if it is inappropriate, but beware of playing with fire, you will get burned.” — Joseph J. Ellis

107. “I want to touch with my mouth. His mouth, with my mouth. Maybe his neck, too. But first things first: Make him aware I exist.” — Laini Taylor

108. “I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.” — Kyle Schmid

109. “When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.” — Elizabeth Bowen.

110. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Crush Quotes To Appreciate Our First Sight Burning Desires

111. “It’s like I’m thirteen again and he’s my crush. All I’m aware of in this entire roomful of people is him. Where he is, what he’s doing, who he’s talking to.” ― Sophie Kinsella

112. “Many a woman secretly has a crush on a man who secretly has a crush on her man.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

113. “Sweetheart, someone, somewhere is madly crushing on you right now even while you crib about your crush showering attention elsewhere.” ― Nitya Prakash

114. “When I was a child I had a crush on Abraham Lincoln. Why I would choose to reveal this, I know not.” — Julia Roberts

115. “A simple “Hi” has potential to make you blush, if received from your crush …”

― Vergi Crush

116. “I really don’t have a celebrity crush.” — Kendall Jenner

117. “That’s the one nice thing about having an unrequited crush. You have someone who likes everything you do.” ― A.D. Aliwat

118. “Don’t wait 30 years to tell someone you had a crush on them. In fact, don’t wait 30 seconds.” ― Michael Travis 

119. “I have crushes on women all the time. I don’t have intimate relationships with them, but I find women beautiful.” — Adam Lambert

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120. “If you get a crush on a girl on Facebook you should quickly get over it by adding him on Whatsapp.” ― Nitya Prakash

Crush Quotes For When You Are Attracted To Someone

121. “As the younger brother, I think you always have crushes on your older brothers girlfriends.” ― Liam Hemsworth

122. “Crushes are wonderful-they make you feel like you’re two years old, and you say the stupidest things.” ― Sandra Bullock

123. “I finally just slept with my high school crush. But I swear; now he expects me to go to his graduation – like I know where I’m going to be in three years.” ― Amy Schumer

124. “You know when you get a crush on a person you don’t know that much about them, you’re sort of obsessed with them, you want to spend more time with them.” ― Jonah Peretti

125. “You can never be too old or too young to be attracted to someone. I still remember my first crush back in grade school.” ― Mike Lee

126. “I actually got a crush on Anne Heche when I worked with her on Huckleberry Finn. It didn’t work out.” ― Elijah Wood

127. “When I first saw you, I saw love. from You’re Still The One.” ― Shania Twain

128. “Charlie Brown’s good. I always had a little crush on that Lucy. I thought she was kind of a hot little brunette.” ― Matthew Lillard

129. “There’s always one teacher you have a crush on. For me it’s my wife’s aerobics instructor.” ― Brian Kiley

130. “When you have crush you become nothing but a poet.” ― Sikhwetha maanda stanley

Crush Quotes About Expressing Your Feelings

131. “Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it as it is to its victims—the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates.” ― Paul Hoffman

132. “I could survive for months, years, on a crush.” ― Jenny Han

133. “I’ve had many crushes before, but none so deep as this. Your scent’s the only thing I crave; you’re the only one I miss.” ― Veronica Nagorny

134. “I laugh, but I’m still thinking about ten-year-old Margo having a crush on ten-year-old me.” ― John Green

135.“It was never a crush, if she’s being honest, not since she started planning her mornings around a girl she didn’t even know.” ― Casey McQuiston

136. A hammer made of deadlines is the surest tool for crushing writer’s block.” ― Ryan Lilly

137. “The evening pulsed with omens gentle to the eyes, and Valentina had a romantic crush on it all, like every good witch should.” ― Lawren Leo

138. “Learn to uncrumple yourself, for life and people are always gung ho to crush you.” ― Vikrmn

139. “I am going to meet my real crush by the way, shame on you, your selfish behavior spread it as (one sided) fake love.” ― Santosh Kumar (San)

140. “At first I thought I had a crush on her, but then I realized she’s an android.” ― Robin Sloan

Crush Quotes To Express Lovely Emotions

141.“So the crush withered and died the way things that aren’t being fed usually do.” ― Michelle Tea

142. “A simple “Hi” has potential to make you blush, if received from your crush.” ― Akansh Malik

143. “What’s the best way to say because it’s too embarrassing to talk to a crush about sex and read an explicit thing they wrote while they’re right there?” ― C.B. Lee

144. “I’m crushing hard here, Smart-Pants.” ― C.M. Stunich

145. “My present crush is crushing my past crush…Can I summarize “Crush Crushing & now Crushed” ― Akansh Malik

146. “I guess crushes that have lasted for years don’t go away that easily.” ― Kailin Gow

147. “I can compete with a lot of things, but a whole lifetime’s worth of crush isn’t one of them.” ― Kailin Gow

148. “If I have a crush on you, you gotta crush on me too. It’s only polite!!!” ― Nitya Prakash

149. “Humans are like filthy cockroaches. Even though you crush them under your heel, they never die out.” ― Suehiro Maruo

150. “Having a crush makes you an idiot.” ― Amy Spalding

151. “How do you make yourself not like someone?” ― Louise Rennison

152. “I had the most beautiful dream, and then I fell asleep in your arms and my dream turned lovelier still.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

153. “We stand in silence for another moment and I realize how lucky I am to have someone I can be myself around in all my melancholy glory.” ― Marisa Calin

154. “I like the way he danced. And then I like the way we danced together.” ― Anita Diamant

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The experience of being in love with someone you just met can be so intense it can literally knock you for a loop.

When you have a crush on somebody, the intensity of your feelings might end up hitting you like a freight train.

But before you dive in and start professing your undying love for your crush, remember that it’s easy to confuse feelings of immense attraction with actual love.

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  1. Gerald

    April 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM

    I am scared to lose you..!! but you are not mine

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