Romance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Romance

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Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


I was supposed to be a romancer, either wooing the leading lady or competing with the leading man for her.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I love Elmore Leonard. To me, True Romance is basically like an Elmore Leonard movie.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


Aren't most romance heros, or heros in fiction of any kind, generally superior to real men? Same goes for heroines and real women.
~By Nora Roberts ~


The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


To pass to the deluge, and beyond it, and to come to close quarters with our proper division, the origin of Romance itself is a very debatable subject, or rather it is a subject which the wiser mind will hardly care to debate much.
~By George Saintsbury ~


The Odyssey is, indeed, one of the greatest of all stories, it is the original romance of the West; but the Iliad, though a magnificent poem, is not much of a story.
~By George Saintsbury ~


French is the language that turns dirt into romance.
~By Stephen King ~


Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


I long for the days when athletes were revered. I want to see the romance return to sports, to see people enjoy the game purely for the game and the players.
~By Mike Piazza ~


I don't like to search too much. I find it is easier when romance finds you.
~By Michelle Trachtenberg ~


Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I think romance is anything honest. As long as it's honest, it's so disarming.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances.
~By Shiri Appleby ~


Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
~By Julie Delpy ~


It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


The romance stuff is easy. A sex scene... that's hard, because you don't know what to do. Those scenes are awkward.
~By John Turturro ~


To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.
~By Billy Graham ~


There's one great script that hit my desk that I didn't change at all, and that was True Romance.
~By Tony Scott ~


Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
~By Carolyn Gold Heilbrun ~


Deep down, I'm a Texas girl looking for that big romance every girl dreams about. Biologically, I look forward to being a cornerstone of a family. I'll be in my glory when I have a child on my knee.
~By Renee Zellweger ~


Writers of novels and romance in general bring a double loss to their readers; robbing them of their time and money; representing men, manners, and things, that never have been, or are likely to be.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.
~By Dar Williams ~


Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking.
~By Nora Roberts ~


That music and the lyrical aspects of Razorblade Romance is so personal to me that, now with me being grown up a bit and meeting new people and doing new things, it makes me look at the same things I was writing about back in the day through a different colored lens.
~By Ville Valo ~


In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
~By Elizabeth Ashley ~


I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


I love romance. I'm a sucker for it. I love it so much. It's pathetic.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


People think that if you are a scientist you have to give up that joy of discovery, that passion, that sense of the great romance of life. I say that's completely opposite of the truth.
~By Ann Druyan ~


If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.
~By Bern Williams ~


I think that musicians should never forget about the intimacy of bringing two people together, and the aesthetic transference where you're almost vicariously involved in a romance between other people.
~By Joe Williams ~


Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.
~By Billy Strayhorn ~


My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


There are certain romances that belong in certain cities, in a certain atmosphere, in a certain time.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


It was not till toward the end of the thirteenth century that the prose romances began to appear.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


I think that men know how to romance a woman and most do it well, at least for a time, otherwise women wouldn't marry them. The problem is that most of them begin to rest on their laurels.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


There is grand romance in The Lord of the Rings. It's an important part of epic literature.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
~By Chow Yun Fat ~


Comics were going down for the second time and here, all of a sudden, came this thing and for the next fifteen years, romance comics were about the top sellers in the field; they outsold everything.
~By Gil Kane ~


The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience.
~By Sanjay Dutt ~


The Western poet and writer of romance has exactly the same kind of difficulty in comprehending Eastern subjects as you have in comprehending Western subjects.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


As time went on, I did campaign to lighten the character a little bit, to introduce some romance into the episodes, outside activities, horse riding and fencing and mountaineering.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
~By George William Curtis ~


The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.
~By Leslie Caron ~


Yeah, but there's nobody who represents romance to me like Cary Grant.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Romances I ne'er read like those I have seen.
~By George Byron ~


Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Maybe our generation is more about sex, but it feels like romance is dying out.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


I decided to write category romance as I'd recently discovered them, and enjoyed them.
~By Nora Roberts ~


I was married when I was 17. I knew nothing. I was full of romance.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


I'm not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk of dating someone who'd owned a lunch box with my picture on it.
~By Shaun Cassidy ~


It is instructive, for instance, to trace the computer industry's decline in vision, idealism, creativity, romance and sheer fun as it becomes more and more important and prosperous.
~By Robert Shea ~


There's a certain nostalgia and romance in a place you left.
~By David Guterson ~


There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing and special, too.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


I think the future stopped looking American when you think back to Blade Runner and Neuromancer, when it started to look more Japanese.
~By Iain Banks ~


Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.
~By John Greenleaf Whittier ~


He believes in romance. He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can.
~By Leslie Charteris ~


I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
~By Anita Desai ~


Oh yeah, I'm a huge romance fan. And some women like action.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


For me, I sort of felt like it was kind of a fairytale... but an interesting one. I don't know of anybody who has had a romance quite like this, but I certainly know people who have stuck it out.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I do like a little romance... just a sniff, as I call it, of the rocks and valleys. Of course, bread-and-cheese is the real thing. The rocks and valleys are no good at all, if you haven't got that.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


When I dance, I love the romance and sexiness of it, and love having it be clear to both dancers that the man leads! But the man has to know what he's doing!
~By Susannah McCorkle ~


The earliest form in which romances appear is that of a rude kind of verse.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


Romance is dead - it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.
~By Yeardley Smith ~


Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


I stayed in submission to my husband, and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to. I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance.
~By June Carter Cash ~


For me, romance isn't an over-the-top act. It's someone offering to help and to support me. Or if that person thinks I'm making the wrong decision, he'll tell me. I want him to be honest, because being that honest takes a lot of guts.
~By Thora Birch ~


American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


We tend to connect bad food and bad habits with romance and sex.
~By Marilu Henner ~


People will always need love, romance, a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music.
~By Susannah McCorkle ~


If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence. If you like it, you call it "romance and adventure."
~By Joe Bob Briggs ~


There was no romance about the mosquitos, however.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


The lovers of romance can go elsewhere for satisfaction but where can the lovers of truth turn if not to history?
~By Katharine Anthony ~


I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
~By John Hughes ~


Romance is everything.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


I didn't want to write a biographie romancee especially since I already write novels, nor did I want to challenge the rules of the biography game, arbitrary as those rules might be.
~By Edmund White ~


I don't get a whole lot out of the romance thing, but I realize girls do. So I'll go out of my way to make them feel romanced.
~By James Lafferty ~


Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
~By Beverly Jones ~


I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out if me with steel pipes.
~By Patton Oswalt ~


Yes, romance has found it's way into my heart in the past.
~By Michelle Trachtenberg ~


Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally at the service of romance, equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


I don't think having a My Chemical Romance action figure will make a kid start his own band, I like to think it will make him save children from a burning building.
~By Gerard Way ~


I don't have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does - and I'm much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.
~By Jennifer Garner ~


Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
~By Bette Davis ~


I'm 31 now. I think I'm beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means.
~By Adam Sandler ~


Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies.
~By Antoine Fuqua ~


Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.
~By Gene Tierney ~


A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~

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