170 You Are Special Quotes To Tell Someone Extraordinary

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Mar 22, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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We all have special people and things in our lives.

Special to you can feel like any great moments or close people. It can be your parents, or best friend, or your significant other, or maybe even a material possession, or an occasion that you'll never forget.

Someone or something being special means that we love their company and we wouldn't ever want to lose them. If you have a special person in your life you should let them know at all times.

So, read up on these best quotes and use them the next time you're telling your loved ones or any other person how special they are. Hope you find these quotes special every day and tell them to everyone else!

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Best You Are Special Quotes

Here we have the best ever quotes about lovely, special people that you can use every day to tell someone how special they are.

1. "You have something special. You have greatness in you. You have the ability to do more than you can ever begin to imagine."

- Les Brown

2. "You are a special flower blossoming among many; without you, the garden is incomplete."

- Matshona T. Dhliwayo.

3. "...What makes you special is you, and you are different from the next person."

- Janet Jackson.

4. "Sometimes you don't even know how special you might be. Sometimes it takes moments of horror or happiness to, if you will, unleash that knowledge."

- Roshani Chokshi.

5. "I don't think you will ever fully understand how you've touched my life and made me who I am. I don't think you could ever know just how truly special you are that even on the darkest nights you are my brightest star."

- Erica Jong.

6. "Someone as special as him is hard to find. Impossible to forget, impossible to deny."

- Lily Amis.

7. "You don't want your children to look at you like you are anything special other than their dad."

- Martin Freeman.

8. "Each one of us is special … what you are capable of might be unimaginable for someone else."

- Dr. Prem Jagyasi.

9. "None of us is born thinking we are ordinary. Feeling special is an essential part of the human birthright. If you don't think you are special, you won't seek to contribute your gift to the world."

- Shmuley Boteach.

10. "You are lovelier than all the roses in the world."

- Avijeet Das.

11. "Whatever it is that makes you the person you are - that’s what I love. All of it."

- Amy Vincent.

12. "Having the ability to realize that you are special and God loves you is a blessing."

- Angel Moreira.

13. "You don't have to be Magic to be special. You're already special, you're you."

- Magic Johnson.

14. "When life gives you someone very special, you don’t have to dream anymore."

- M.F. Moonzajer.

15. "If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes, only then would you realize how special you are to me."

- Frida Kahlo.

16. "Each one of us has different strengths … This does not make you weak. This make you special and unique."

- Christine E. Szymanski.

17. "The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too."

- Ernest Hemingway.

18. "It’s hard when you miss people. But you know if you miss them, that means you’re lucky. It means you had someone special in your life, someone worth missing."

- Nikki Schiefelbein.

19. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

- Maya Angelou.

20. "Every single person is sacred. Sacred means special, precious, a treasure of true beauty. That means you."

- Amy Leigh Mercree.

Parents Are Special Quotes

These are some loving quotes that depict how much special our parents are.

21. "We are coming to understand as fathers that our relationships with… our children - are of paramount importance to… feeling that our lives have meaning."

- Bruce Linton.

22. "My relationship with God and my parents, that's what keeps me together. I know that everything could end as soon as it starts.'

- Jordan Fisher.

23. "There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child."

- Henry Ward Beecher.

24. "If you could look into my heart, how quickly you would see the special place you hold there and how much you mean to me."

- Ron Tranmer.

25. "My parents are my backbone. Still are. They're the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40."

- Kobe Bryant.

26. "My heroes were my parents, I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes."

- Michael Jordan.

27. "Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad because you are so special to me."

- Wade Boggs.

28. "I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and my father."

- Greg Norman.

29. "No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us."

- Brad Meltzer.

30. "There is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping."

- John Sinor.

31. "My parents, my family, that's the biggest inspiration in my life… They yelled at me. They screamed at me. They loved me."

- J. R. Smith.

32. "Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving."

- T.P. Chia.

33. "She encouraged her kids to be creative, to work hard, and to do something special. That girl is my mother and she’s here tonight. And I just want to say, I love you, Mom."

- Jared Leto.

34. "One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad."

- Jim DeMint.

35. "A mother's love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking."

- Helen Rice.

Quotes For Friends Who Are Special

Here you'll find quotes for a friend from these 'what are friends for' quotes, best friend quotes, or these quotes on besties. You might find your favorite quote for a friend and everyone else here in this list.

36. "But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life."

- Thomas Jefferson.

37. "Of all possessions, a friend is the most precious."

- Herodotus.

38. "I'll be on your side forever more

That's what friends are for."

- Dionne Warwick, 'That's What Friends Are For'.

39. "Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl."

- Tahar Ben Jelloun.

40. "Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart."

- Eleanor Roosevelt.

41. "We stick together and can see it through

'Cause you've got a friend in me."

- Randy Newman, 'You've Got a Friend in Me'.

42. "There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."

- Thomas Aquinas.

43. "One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

44. "Thank you for being a friend

Traveled down a road and back again

Your heart is true, you're a pal and a confidant."

- Andrew Gold, 'Thank You for Being a Friend'.

45. "True friends are like diamonds - bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style."

- Nicole Richie.

46. "True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost."

- Charles Caleb Colton.

47. "Being friends is very special, be a friend and you'll be glad."

- Barney, 'Friendship Song'.

48. "A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world."

- Leo Buscaglia.

49. "A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel, or not feel."

- Jim Morrison.

50. "Friends are special so important, they make the world go 'round."

- Barney, 'Friendship Song'.

Quotation About Love Is Special

Here are some quotes for lovers that will tell you how to say you are special to that special person you feel for. Any quote for lovers from here will surely make every moment special in your love life!

51. "But we loved with a love that was more than love."

- Edgar Allan Poe, 'Annabel Lee'.

52. "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love."

- Carl Sagan.

53. "I met you in the dark, you lit me up

You made me feel as though I was enough."

- James Arthur, 'Say You Won't Let Go'.

54. "In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine."

- Maya Angelou.

55. "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach."

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

56. "All of me loves all of you."

- John Legend, 'All Of Me'.

57. "You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald.

58. "I love you as one loves certain obscure things,  

secretly, between the shadow and the soul."

- Pablo Neruda.

59. "I love you past the moon and miss you beyond the stars."

- J.M. Storm.

60. "Take my hand, take my whole life too. For I can’t help falling in love with you."

- Elvis Presley, 'Can't Help Falling In Love'.

61. "I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow."

- Leo Christopher.

62. "So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you."

- Pablo Coelho.

63. "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever."

- Claudia Adrienne Grandi.

64. "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you."

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

65. "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.

The World Is Special Quotes

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Here are some lovable quotes about how nature in the world is special.

66. "Nature is the art of God."

- Dante Alghieri.

67. "In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous."

- Aristotle.

68. "The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."

- Jacques Cousteau.

69. "Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."

- Rachel Carson.

70. "Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known."

- Carl Sagan.

71. "Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."

- Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

72. "I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck."

- Emma Goldman.

73. "It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."

- Robert Louis Stevenson.

74. "On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it."

- Jules Renard.

75. "Choose only one master - nature."

- Rembrandt.

76. "To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug."

- Helen Keller.

77. "For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver."

- Martin Luther King Jr.

78. "The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."

- John Muir.

79. "Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads."

- Henry David Thoreau.

80. "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart."

- Helen Keller.

Special Quotes For Special Needs People

Below are some of the very special quotes for the special needs people out there. You are the best!

81. "My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically."

- Stephen Hawking.

82. "Children with special needs need your love and support not sympathy."

- Mohd Uved.

83. "Children with special needs inspire a very, very special love."

- Sarah Palin.

84. "I have a child with special needs. I didn’t know if I would be strong enough. Turns out I am. And so are you."

- Lisa Thornbury.

85. "The siblings of special needs children are quite special. Absolutely accepting and totally loving, from birth… is a wonderful trait. It’s a trait I wish there was another way of getting, but there isn’t."

- Sally Phillips.

86. "You’ll become an advocate, an educator, a specialist, and a therapist, but most of all, you’ll be a parent to the most wonderful child."

- Geraldine Renton.

87. "The past haunts and the future taunts. This is particularly true if you love a child with special needs."

- Lisa Thornbury.

88. "Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you would have."

- Joan Ryan.

89. "A diagnosis can’t predict the extraordinary love you will have for your child."

- Tara McCallan.

90. "It shouldn’t matter how slowly a child learns. What matters is that we encourage them to never stop trying."

- Robert John Meehan.

You Are Special Quotes From Movies

Here are a few love quotes from movies for that special person in your life.

91. "People, when you do find that special somebody, you gotta hold that man, hold that woman!"

- Elwood Blues, 'The Blues Brothers', 1980.

92. "Alice: Oh, I could never do that. Only someone special could make flowers bloom.

Princess: Do you want to know a secret, Alice? You are as special as you think you are."

- 'The Care Bears Adventure In Wonderland', 1987.

93. "Look at what you did when you believed you were special. You just need to believe it some more."

- Vitruvius, 'The Lego Movie', 2014.

94. "Elizabeth Keen: Why involve me? I'm nobody. It's my first day. Nothing special about me.

Raymond Reddington: Oh. I think you're very special."

- 'The Blacklist'.

95. "You are special. You have a gift like me. You see through people. You see them for what they really are."

- Vanya Egorov, 'Red Sparrow', 2018.

96. "There are some voices that are too special to keep hidden."

- Aunt Bailey, 'Jem And The Holograms', 2015.

97. "Look for what is special about each individual, focus on that."

- Michael Stone, 'Anomalisa', 2015.

98. "You're special, Jean. And if you stop fighting that force inside you, if you embrace it, you will possess the very power of a god."

- Vuk, 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix', 2019.

99. "Wayne Newton: Very special lady.

Clark Griswold: That's why I entered into the sacred bond of marriage with her."

- 'Vegas Vacation', 1997.

100. "I hope you know that you made today a very special day by just your being you. There's no one in the whole world like you."

- Fred Rogers, 'A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood', 2019.

101. "I am mad! I'm mad because I think you're special. And isn't that enough?"

- Hazel, 'The Fault In Our Stars', 2014.

102. "It's not easy to entrust oneself to God's mercy. I know He has a very special capacity for forgetting our mistakes. God forgets, but I don't."

- Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, 'The Two Popes', 2019.

103. "You’re really lucky, you know that? You didn’t have to wait your whole life to do something special."

- Walter White, 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie', 2019.

104. "If you’re raised to believe nothing about you is special, if the benchmark is extraordinary, what do you do if you’re not?"

- Vanya Hargreeves, 'The Umbrella Academy'.

105. "You is Kind, You is Smart, You is Important."

- Aibileen Clark, 'The Help', 2011.

You Are Special Quotes From Books

These are a few love quotations for the special person from all kinds of books.

106. "And I think everyone is special in their own way."

- Stephen Chbosky, 'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower'.

107. "Each person is unique and requires a special place in the world."

- Collette O'Mahony, 'In Quest Of Love'.

108. "And remember, as it was written, to love another person is to see the face of God."

- Victor Hugo, 'Les Miserables'.

109. "I dreamed of being special then awoke to be unique."

- Brian Spellman, 'If The Mind Fits, Shrink It'.

110. "There’s just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special."

- Carol Rifka Brunt, 'Tell The Wolves I'm Home'.

111. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul … That’s what I hope to give you forever."

- Nicholas Sparks, 'The Notebook'.

112. "We all make a beauty so wonderfully true.

We are special and different, and just the same, too!"

- Michael Tyler, 'The Skin You Live In'.

113. "It is true that everyone was once special and still possesses the ability to recover it."

- Criss Jami, 'Killosophy'.

114. "I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had."

- Nicholas Sparks, 'The Notebook'.

115. "Don't lose yourself in the process of loving other people. Remember, you are special too!"

- Israelmore Ayivor, 'Daily Drive 365'.

116. "You are special individual. Nobody can be you. You can rise to a greater height."

- Lailah Gifty Akita, 'The Alphabets Of Success'.

117. "It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful."

- Roald Dahl, 'Matilda'.

118. "If success is a miracle then you must be the miracle worker."

- Bangambiki Habyarimana, 'The Great Pearl Of Wisdom'.

119. "You discover that you are the god you had all along sought and that you have no redeemer but you."

- Bangambiki Habyarimana, 'Pearls Of Eternity'.

120. "You are braver than you believe... But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you."

- A.A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh Library'.

With Love Quote From Love Letters

These are a few quotes from famous personalities where they've depicted what to say to a special person.

121. "Little girl…

Happiness is within you… so unlock the chains from your heart and let yourself grow -

Like the sweet flower you are…"

- Jimi Hendrix.

122. "Out of the depths of my happy heart wells a great tide of love and prayer for this priceless treasure that is confined to my life-long keeping."

- Mark Twain.

123. "For my Diego

The silent life giver of worlds, what is most important is the nonillusion."

- Frida Kahlo.

124. "I would tell you that you are the greatest marvel of all ages, and I should only be speaking the simple truth.  But to put all this into suitable words, my superb one, I should require a voice far more harmonious than that which is bestowed upon my species."

- Juliette Drouet.

125. "The charms of the incomparable Joséphine keep constantly alight a bright and burning flame in my heart and senses."

- Napoleon Bonaparte.

126. "Dearest of All Boys… you are the divine thing I want - the thing of grace and genius."

- Oscar Wilde.

127. "My unhappiest days and nights have I find not at all cured me of my love of Beauty, but made it so intense that I am miserable that you are not with me."

- John Keats.

128. "Susie, forgive me Darling, for every word I say - my heart is full of you…"

- Emily Dickinson.

129. "She is the most charming person in the world. That's all. I refuse to amplify. Excepting - she's perfect."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald.

130. "I wouldn't love any other man on earth. I believe if I had deliberately decided on a sweetheart, he'd have been you."

- Zelda Fitzgerald.

131. "You are my life - my very life… Beautiful, precious little baby - hurry up the sun! - make the days shorter till we meet. I love you, that’s all there is to it."

- Orson Welles.

132. "Of all that I see and hear, and can only believe that Heaven has sent down an angel to me, whose radiance is intended to brighten my life."

- Prince Albert.

133. "I’d like to paint you, but there are no colors, because there are so many, in my confusion, the tangible form of my great love."

- Frida Kahlo.

134. "If only I were a clever woman, I could describe to you my gorgeous bird, how you unite in yourself the beauties of form, plumage, and song!"

- Juliette Drouet.

135. "Sweet and matchless Josephine, how strangely you work upon my heart."

- Napoleon Bonaparte.

136. "My Own Boy,… I know Hyacinthus, whom Apollo loved so madly, was you in Greek days."

- Oscar Wilde.

137. "The morning is the only proper time for me to write to a beautiful Girl whom I love so much."

- John Keats.

138. "Then you are here! And Joy is here - joy now and forevermore!"

- Emily Dickinson.

139. "I… realize how lucky I am to share my life with the greatest woman I ever met. You still fascinate and inspire me."

- Johnny Cash.

140. "My own dear Boy,

You are so dear, so wonderful. I… miss your grace, your boyish beauty"

- Oscar Wilde.

You Are Special To Me Quotes

These 'you are so special to me' quotes and 'why you are so special' quotes were used when writing cards. Hence, they are from unknown authors. But as they express feelings so beautifully, we've included them. If you know where they're from please let us know!

141. "Thank you for everything you have done for me, for all the times I forgot to tell you how I feel about you and how happy I am that you are in my life."

- Unknown.*

142. "I like the way we feel together. We fit. I've never fit with anyone the way that we do."

- Unknown.*

143. "Dear best friend, I don't know how to thank you, but I'm lucky to have you in my life."

- Unknown.*

144. "This is a thank you for every hour we have spent together, for every kiss, for every embrace and for every tear shed for one another."

- Unknown.*

145. "If I could have anyone in the world, I would still pick you."

- Unknown.*

146. "Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like."

- Unknown.*

147. "There's just something about you I'm scared to lose because I know I won't find it in anyone else."

- Unknown.*

148. "You make me laugh even when I don't want to smile."

- Unknown.*

149. "Thank you, my love, for always making me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world."

- Unknown.*

150. "You're the love of my life and my best friend. I'm so happy that I get to spend the rest of my life with you. I love the ways you find to make me smile every single day. I promise to spend every day trying to make you smile too."

- Unknown.*

Greetings Cards Quotes On You Are Special

These love quotes for the special people were used when writing cards. Hence, the quotes are from unknown authors. We've included them so that you can use them too! If you know where they're from, please let us know!

151. "You are my whole world. Wherever I look I find your love."

- Unknown.*

152. "The stars have refused to shine tonight for even they know that they can’t outshine the light you carry inside you."

- Unknown.*

153. "You are like a source of joy to me, my heart and my whole world."

- Unknown.*

154. "Just like how the stars belong to the sky, a part of my soul will always belong to you."

- Unknown.*

155. "I love you more than anything else in this world. You are my everything."

- Unknown.*

156. "I don’t care how many people are in this world. I want you. End of story."

- Unknown.*

157. "I feel so lucky at the time when you are with me."

- Unknown.*

158. "I just want to thank you for being my reason to look forward to the next day."

- Unknown.*

159. "You are as important in my life as the beat is to heart."

- Unknown.*

160. "I’m constantly thinking of how beautiful and fine you are. I got lucky with you."

- Unknown.*

161. "You are a special gift of God to me. He sent you from heavens to brighten my life."

- Unknown.*

162. "Babe, thank you for coming into my life. Thank you for making me smile like crazy. Thank you for everything."

- Unknown.*

163. "You are the most special man in my life. I am grateful for every moment that I spent with you."

- Unknown.*

164. "Often, I just have to let her win, because losing her case is better than losing her."

- Unknown.*

165. "Our love is a special bond and it can not be broken… no matter how many hurdles and struggles we face."

- Unknown.*

166. "When I first met you, it was like if I already knew you or like if you were gonna play a important role in my life."

- Unknown.*

167. "I know that God has opted some special person for me, I have no need to search him because I have found him."

- Unknown.*

168. "I love you because you make me feel like I mean something to someone."

- Unknown.*

169. "I can not say how much I love you, and how special you are. All I can say is that my world in full of happiness whenever I am with you."

- Unknown.*

170. "And then all of a sudden, you meet the one person who makes you forget yesterday and imagine tomorrow."

- Unknown.*

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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