While Valentine’s Day certainly has a romantic vibe, the holiday is still about love, and your partner is not the only person in your life that holds a special place in your heart. Friends are chosen family, and while you may not always tell them how much you care for them, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to remind your friends that you love them.

It certainly doesn’t have to be a grand gesture, especially if you want to include multiple friends in your Valentine’s Day activities, and it is true that the best gifts come from the heart. So instead of struggling to secure the perfect gift this year, surprise your friends with Valentine’s Day greeting cards inscribed with a meaningful and heartfelt message.

Figuring out what to write in a greeting card is always difficult, you never want your words to come off differently than you intended, but you also want to make sure your message means something to the receiver. To help with this old age conundrum of what to write in a Valentine’s Day card, we have collected 25 messages that will be perfect for any one of your friends to convey exactly how much you care for them!

“Hope your day brings just what you want it to.”

“Thanks for being the loyal and caring [friend] you are. Love you!”

“Here’s to a Valentine’s Day filled with good wine, good food and especially good friends like you.”

“Happy Valentine’s to one of my favorite people. Ever.”

“Valentine’s Day and every day, I’m grateful for you.”

“Hope he spoils you. You deserve it.”

“Someday, our princes will come.”

“Wish we could be together swapping chocolates and laughing over candy hearts like we used to.”

“I’ll raise an awesome Valentine’s cocktail to you.”

“I hope you feel loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. Because you are.”

"Valentine’s Day is much more fun when I get to spend it with you."

"Thank you for letting me have such a wonderful person as my Valentine this year."

"I couldn't think of anything better to write in your card than the truth. I love you!"

“I love having you as a friend!”

“Having a supportive friend like you makes me feel special on any day of the year, not just on Valentine's Day.”

“Thanks for being my friend and my Valentine this year!”

“Sending warm feelings to a great friend this Valentine's Day.”

"I cherish the time that we spend together and know that you are a great Valentine."

“I want to let you know that I admire you for all of your many positive qualities, I love you despite your faults, and I am grateful to have you as my friend.”

“You are my Valentine's Day ally. It's nice to have a good friend like you on my team.”

“I just want to say thank you for being such a great friend for such a long time. Your loyalty is unfailing.”

“Valentine's Day is a great day to let those you love know how special they are. I want to let you know that you are a special friend.”

“May you feel a wealth of love this Valentine's Day.”

“I feel loved this Valentine's Day knowing that I have you as a friend.”

“You're my best friend and my best Valentine!”