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Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
~By Max Eastman ~


Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


We must not, however, be like the leaders of the great romantic revolt who, in their eagerness to get rid of the husk of convention, disregarded also the humane aspiration.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook, but John is a really great one. Literally, I never cook. The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals. Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never to go into the kitchen again.
~By Rebecca Romijn ~


I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


I'm very romantic.
~By Enrique Iglesias ~


There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
~By John Boorman ~


Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr.
~By Bill Griffith ~


As far as the lack of hits goes, I think perhaps it's because I've played a lot of different roles and have not created a persona that the public can latch on to. I have played everything from psychopathic killers to romantic leading men, and in picking such diverse roles I have avoided typecasting.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.
~By Don Johnson ~


In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron.
~By Christian Bale ~


I'm a romantic, and we romantics are more sensitive to the way people feel. We love more, and we hurt more. When we're hurt, we hurt for a long time.
~By Freddy Fender ~


The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


If we perform the romantic repertoire we need more musicians.
~By Neville Marriner ~


It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
~By Edgar Z. Friedenberg ~


By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.
~By Joan Chen ~


Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


My dream role would probably be a psycho killer, because the whole thing I love about movies is that you get to do things you could never do in real life, and that would be my way of vicariously experiencing being a psycho killer. Also, it's incredibly romantic.
~By Christina Ricci ~


Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further.
~By James Van Der Beek ~


The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
~By Henry Ellis ~


In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


I'm very used to playing the tomboy or the sarcastic cynic. That's my go-to. Playing the vulnerable of a real girl that's in real womanlike situations, where it's romanticized, I'm a little nervous about it.
~By Kristen Bell ~


I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting.
~By Christian Bale ~


I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing.
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
~By Hugh Grant ~


Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it.
~By Robert Frank ~


Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep.
~By Janet Street-Porter ~


I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Moonstruck... was one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.
~By Norman Jewison ~


The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer's life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab.
~By Mary Roberts Rinehart ~


Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.
~By William Dunbar ~


I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it.
~By James D'arcy ~


The Falstaff people, romantics all, went for it. They were so anxious to find out what I was going to do that they could hardly bear to wait out the two weeks. I was rather anxious to find out what I was going to do, too.
~By Bill Veeck ~


Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.
~By James Earl Jones ~


I'm a really huge fan of the old romantic comedies from the '30s and '40s... Huge fan. I love all that stuff.
~By Thomas Jane ~


It was the most romantic plane ever made.
~By Ken Follett ~


You can't do a machine without knowing something about how it's going to work. As for the romantics, the costumes bored me and I don't enjoy doing period clothes.
~By Boris Vallejo ~


I always wanted a guitar. I always wanted to be a cowboy singer because I also listened to Hank Williams, and he would always sing these neat romantic songs.
~By Dick Dale ~


That on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it's pure, it means that they do too.
~By Sean Penn ~


My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


Consider what a romantic expedition you are on; take notes.
~By Anne Boyd ~


Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


I don't think of death in a romantic way anymore.
~By Robert Smith ~


What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
~By Italo Calvino ~


We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time.
~By Eugene Kennedy ~


I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me.
~By Joel Madden ~


In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
~By Margaret Anderson ~


I don't think that digital photography is romantic yet. It's not sympathetic the way that film is.
~By Matthew Modine ~


I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I'm kind of an old romantic.
~By Will Estes ~


Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.
~By James Joyce ~


It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
~By Walter Hagen ~


Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


My husband does so many romantic things for me, it's absurd.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds.
~By John McLaughlin ~


I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me, thank God.
~By Gabrielle Union ~


I don't know if it's a romantic comedy but I'm in the beginning of the first of the season of "The West Wing." We shot it last year. I don't know. If anyone asks me to be in one, I'll jump on it.
~By Jason Isaacs ~


I'm in the mood for another Moonstruck experience, for another romantic comedy.
~By Norman Jewison ~


I used to try to draw my girlfriends. I think one of the most romantic things that anybody can do is draw a portrait of the person you love.
~By Nick Carter ~


I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected.
~By Louise Brown ~


Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
~By Chevy Chase ~


I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


You're an actor, are you? Well, all that means is: you are irresponsible, irrational, romantic, and incapable of handling an adult emotion or a universal concept without first reducing it to something personal, material, sensational - and probably sexual!
~By George Herman ~


In our romantic groves I adored her like a divinity.
~By Anne Boyd ~


If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard.
~By John Dos Passos ~


Times were changing. Clothes were changing. Morals were changing. We went from romantic loves songs like I used to do to rock 'n roll. Now that has changed to rap. So, there's always a new generation with new music.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


I have to be asked, I guess, but I love the idea of marriage. I think it's beautiful. I'm such a romantic, and I always have been.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with.
~By Jane Campion ~


You're always close and you never get that big romantic lead.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
~By Mary Astell ~


I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life - who I'm married to now - and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


Most Beethoven symphonies require 80 or more instruments, and the late romantics even more.
~By Neville Marriner ~


The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


After these three novels I gave up writing novels for a time; I was dissatisfied with romantic doom, yet didn't see much way around it.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.
~By Beatrice Wood ~


Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left out.
~By Dawn Powell ~


The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.
~By Joe DiMaggio ~


I don't think I'll ever escape the fact that I don't belong anywhere in particular. I've often dreamed about going back to Nigeria, but that's a very romantic notion. It's a hideous country to go to in reality.
~By Hugo Weaving ~


Now that I look back on it, having retired from being a reporter, it was kind of romantic. It was a wonderful way to live one's life, just as I imagined it would be when I was 6 or 7.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


In the movies, Bette Davis lights two cigarettes and hands the second one to James Cagney. It was just so glamorous and romantic.
~By Loni Anderson ~


I don't ever want to be a sentimentalist. I prefer to be a realist. I'm not a romantic really.
~By James Earl Jones ~


The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me. I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big, honking bandage. Not the romantic night she had in mind.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out.
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
~By Johnny Depp ~


Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.
~By Glenn Beck ~


Classical, Romantic, and Baroque music, that's what I really like.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


I was taken by the romanticism of being thought of as an adult and living in a world that was completely new to me. I fell in love with acting then.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


Is that romantic fantasy real? Um, after kids, no. Take the kids away, I don't know. Depends.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~

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