Each year on Oct. 3, National Boyfriend Day allows people to pay tribute to that special person who is often one of the best parts of their day.

While National Boyfriend Day is dedicated to celebrating a romantic partner, the unofficial holiday also offers the opportunity to remind your favorite guy friend how much you value their companionship.

Take the time to show appreciation for your significant other or best guy pal by sharing these loving quotes from A-Z Quotes and Good Housekeeping on National Boyfriend Day 2022.

1. "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." ― Judy Garland
2. "If I know what love is, it is because of you." ― Hermann Hesse
3. "You might not have been my first love, but you were the love that made all the other loves irrelevant." ― Rupi Kaur
4. "You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had." ― Nicholas Sparks
5. "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
6. "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." ― Nora Ephron
7. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." ― Dr. Seuss
8. "​​I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you." ― Roy Croft
9. "I love that you are my person and I am yours, that whatever door we come to, we will open it together." ― A.R. Asher
10. "We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." ― Sam Keen
11. "If I had to choose between breathing and loving you, I would use my last breath to tell you I love you. DeAnna Anderson
12. "I come alive when I look into my boyfriend's eyes, when I embrace him, when I hold his hand, and I am completely present and appreciative of all his love." ― Syesha Mercado
13. "If I did anything right in my life, it was when I gave my heart to you." ― Iona Mink
14. "Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear." ― John Lennon
15. "I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way." ― Pablo Neruda

Valentine's Day Seine Lock
Thousands of padlocks clipped by lovers are seen on the fence of the Pont des Arts over the River Seine in Paris February 13, 2014 on the eve of Valentine's Day. The Pont des Arts, a pedestrian bridge which crosses the Seine River, is a romantic place chosen by lovers in recent years to attach their love lock and then throw the key into the Seine River below, as a romantic gesture. Reuters/Charles Platiau