With the pressure to find your boyfriend, girlfriend or bestie the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, it’s easy to forget to send love to your parents on this special day. Luckily, there are several ways to express your appreciation for mom and dad in time for Feb. 14.

Here are a few quotes from Wise Old Sayings about parents that can be shared with your mother or father this Valentine’s Day:

  • “Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.” — Dr T.P.Chia
  • “The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.” — James E. Faust
  • “A father's goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother’s goodness deeper than the sea.” — Japanese Proverb
  • “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.” — Henry Ward Beecher
  • “No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.” — Brad Meltzer

Consider sharing these sweet messages on a Valentine’s Day card for your mom or dad:

  • “All of the days of my life have been much better, much more wonderful, and much more beautiful because of the love, kindness, and care that I have received from you! Happy Valentine’s Day To My Lovable Parents!”
  • “It’s amazing that you both seem to have a never-ending supply of love for our family. That is such an awesome part of what makes you both the wonderful parents that you are! Happy Valentine’s Day!”
  • “For my sweet mother, whose love and care has made me what I am today. I send my love and wishes for a wonderful Valentine Day celebration.”
  • “No other gift can compare to the gift of love that you have given me. I love you, Mom and Dad! Happy Valentine’s Day!”
  • “I may have not expressed my love to you but my life starts with you. You are the reason for my happiness and success. Dear mom and dad, wishing you a beautiful Happy Valentine’s Day.”
Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is a great time for parents to receive kind gestures from their children. This picture taken on Feb. 11, 2014 shows Valentine’s cards and decorations for sale at a florist’s ahead of the Valentine’s Day in Pristina. Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images