Crushes Sayings and Quotes

Crushes. We’ve all had them. It starts with a flicker of interest that quickly boils and bubbles over to full-blown infatuation. Is it love? Is it obsession? A combination of both? Whichever way a crush tugs at your insides, it’s a reminder that you are alive. Below you’ll find a curated collection of wise, inspirational and humorous crush quotes, sayings, and proverbs.


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

Some crushes just never went away. They built, instead, into something permanent, obsessive and all consuming.     

Maya Banks

Infatuation is like a drug that gives you the best high yet gives you the worst headache after.     

Luke Blaise Pereira

The mark of a true crush... is that you fall in love first and grope for reasons afterward.     

Shana Alexander

I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Infatuation is the language of a beautiful eye upon a sensitive heart.     

Joseph Bartlett

To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.

Valerie Lombardo

If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Claudia Adrienne Grandi

There's always one teacher you have a crush on. For me it's my wife's aerobics instructor.     

Brian Kiley

It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, a day to love someone...but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.     

Kahlil Gibran

I used to write things for friends. There was this girl I had a crush on, and she had a teacher she didn't like at school. I had a real crush on her, so almost every day I would write her a little short story where she would kill him in a different way.      

Stephen Colbert

A subway crush is simply someone you most likely will never talk to or even meet, but will stare at adoringly from afar. It's a crush in the simplest, most intense sense of the word.

Jason Gordon

It's just that I don't want to be somebody's crush. If somebody likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I don't want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it too.     

Stephen Chbosky

Just thinking about you brings a smile to face, a twinkle to my eye, and a skipped beat to my heart.

Ash Sweeney

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

Sometimes I just can't ignore the way I feel when I see you smile.

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It's nice to have a crush on someone. It feels like you're alive, you know?

Scarlett Johansson

Your eyes make me shy.     

Anais Nin

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

What she had realised was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.

Steig Larsson

And when you love someone you don't always see them realistically.     

P. C. Cast

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

Joseph Addison

My insides still turn over when he looks at me that certain way.

Judy Blume

Even without a kiss, this moment is perfect, and you wouldn't trade it for anything.

Jill Santopolo

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.     

Charles M. Schulz

Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.

Walt Whitman

I think about you constantly, whether it's with my mind or my heart.     

Terri Guillemets

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust

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

I like her because she smiles at me and means it.

Terri Guillemets