Romance quotes

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

    #Romance #Yeah #Grants

  • I do films that I like. I have done comedy, romance, everything, and I always like to do it differently from the previous ones.
    -- Abhishek Bachchan

    #Romance #Done #Comedy

  • Fog and hypocrisy - that is to say, shadow, convention, decency - these were the very things that lent to London its poetry and romance.
    -- Ada Leverson

    #Fog #Hypocrisy #Romance

  • People can get obsessed with romance, they can get obsessed with political paranoia, they can get obsessed with horror. It's isn't the fault of the subject matter that creates the obsession, I don't think.
    -- Adam Arkin

    #Thinking #People #Romance

  • We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative.
    -- Adrienne Rich

    #Running #Thinking #Romance

  • I have dabbled with action, romance, dance, emotion and comedy. I think I've done well in all. It's important to keep doing something different and reinvent oneself to avoid stagnation from creeping in.
    -- Akshay Kumar

    #Thinking #Romance #Important

  • The real romance is out ahead and yet to come. The computer revolution hasn't started yet.
    -- Alan Kay

    #Real #Romance #Revolution

  • I feel about romance the same way I do about a vocation; it's a calling.
    -- Alden Ehrenreich

    #Romance #Way #Calling

  • Family, monogamy, romance. Everywhere exclusiveness, a narrow channelling of impulse and energy.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Romance #Energy #Monogamy

  • What happened to romance? Sappy, soppy longhand love letters.
    -- Alex Flinn

    #Romance #Letters #Love Letter

  • I think there has to be an underlying sexuality. There has to be a perverseness to the clothes. There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romance. It's like a Story of O. I am not big on women looking naive. There has to be a sinister aspect, whether it's melancholy of sadomasochist. I think everyone has a deep sexuality, and sometimes it's good to use a little of it-and sometimes a lot of it-like a masquerade.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Thinking #Clothes #Romance

  • There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romance.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Romance #Fragility #Agendas

  • I am just like any other girl, a sucker for romance.
    -- Amber Heard

    #Girl #Romance #Other Girl

  • I'd love to romance Aishwarya Rai. But I'm 58 now. So I have to play her father.
    -- Amitabh Bachchan

    #Father #Play #Romance

  • There's nothing essentially romantic about things like roses or jewelry. Romance starts as some blank concept, and then you just fill it in with objects so you have something to point to when you want to make it real.
    -- Andrea Seigel

    #Real #Rose #Romance

  • I'm running for governor; I'm not running for a legislative office.
    -- Andrew Cuomo

    #Running #Office #Romance

  • You walk into my bedroom at night, it looks like a nightclub. There's all kinds of lighting effects, there's all kinds of music. I want them to feel like they're in for a show. I believe in romance.
    -- Andrew Dice Clay

    #Believe #Night #Romance

  • Painting is like romance, since it is all about seeing, feeling, and interpreting.
    -- Andrew McDermott

    #Romance #Feelings #Painting

  • The wonderful thing about 48 fps is the integration of live action and CG elements; that is something I learned from 'The Hobbit.' We are so used to 24 fps and the romance of celluloid but at 48 fps, you cannot deny the existence of these CG creations in the same time frame and space and environment as the live action.
    -- Andy Serkis

    #Space #Romance #Elements

  • Romance is finding your fantasy in people who don't have it.
    -- Andy Warhol

    #People #Romance #Fantasy

  • I think great romance needs great obstacles and textures.
    -- Ang Lee

    #Thinking #Romance #Needs

  • I'm not a romantic. In life I didn't have much experience with romance.
    -- Ang Lee

    #Romance

  • Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
    -- Anita Brookner

    #Men #Romance #Waiting

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

    #Romance #Fantasy #Telling The Truth

  • In how many lives there lurks a hidden romance or a hidden terror.
    -- Anna Leonowens

    #Romance #Terror

  • 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.
    -- Anna Quindlen

    #Romance #Special #Rooms

  • Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.
    -- Anne Campbell

    #Love #Mean #Romance

  • I wish I knew how to quit you.
    -- Annie Proulx

    #Romantic Love #Romance #Wish

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

    #Romance #Magic #Cinema

  • I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.
    -- Arlen Specter

    #Running #Availability #Romance

  • Imagination, whatever may be said to the contrary, will always hold a place in history, as truth does in romance. Has not romance been penned with history in view?
    -- Arsene Houssaye

    #Views #Imagination #Romance

  • Although I didn't write myself off as a complete failure, all illusion and romance was gone. I was no longer able to inflate myself; I had disappointed my own expectations and was genuinely worried about dying in the streets.
    -- Arthur Nersesian

    #Writing #Expectations #Romance

  • The way her body existed only where he touched her. The rest of her was smoke.
    -- Arundhati Roy

    #Romantic Love #Romance #Body

  • Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It's the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, 'This is me, and I'm interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.'
    -- Ashton Kutcher

    #Art #Essence #Romance

  • I think romance is something that you don't clock or keep track of... you don't manage it in that way. It's something that happens in a moment. Usually, it's in a period of time when you put yourself in an uncomfortable position for the sake of somebody else.
    -- Ashton Kutcher

    #Thinking #Track #Romance

  • Romance is sort of an island right next to care. When you care about someone and you listen to them and you hear them and you can feel them and you know just what's right, and generally it's something that will be very unimpressive to a room of strangers.
    -- Ashton Kutcher

    #Islands #Romance #Care

  • From this time everything was copulated. Acetic, formic, butyric, margaric, &c., acids, alkaloids, ethers, amides, anilides, all became copulated bodies. So that to make acetanilide, for example, they no longer employed acetic acid and aniline, but they re-copulated a copulated oxalic acid with a copulated ammonia. I am inventing nothing-altering nothing. Is it my fault if, when writing history, I appear to be composing a romance?
    -- Auguste Laurent

    #Writing #Science #Romance

  • A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.
    -- Barbara Cartland

    #Book #Romance #Historical

  • It's the perpetually unfinished quality of housework that makes it oppressive - it never ends, like bad psychoanalysis, or a dream interrupted. It is paradoxically true that it is exactly this daily re-creation of the world that lends housekeeping its nobility and romance.
    -- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

    #Dream #Romance #Quality

  • Bookstores see a book by a woman and they put it in the romance section.
    -- Barbara Taylor Bradford

    #Book #Romance #Bookstores

  • Say 'provoking' again. Your mouth looks provocative when you do.
    -- Becca Fitzpatrick

    #Romance #Looks #Mouths

  • If I need romance, that's what Netflix is for.
    -- Becca Fitzpatrick

    #Romance #Netflix #Needs

  • Time and time again when I talk to individuals about approaching love with will and intentionality, I hear the fear expressed that this will bring an end to romance. This is simply not so. Approaching romantic love from foundation of care, knowledge, and respect actually intensifies romance
    -- Bell Hooks

    #Romantic Love #Romance #Foundation

  • There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches.
    -- Ben Affleck

    #Sleep #Romance #Poor

  • I have this feeling that as time goes on, we're not getting any more civilized, and we should be. We're still running around like the days of Genghis Khan. There are so many important, better things to do and we need to encourage people to reach into the brighter side of humanity and not encourage people to continue to glorify the darker side.
    -- Benjamin Carson

    #Running #People #Romance

  • Every time you see a black romance, it's over-the-top. There always has to be extreme hostility between the sexes. He has to cheat. She has to show him how independently strong she is, not just as a woman but as a black woman.
    -- Bernie Mac

    #Strong #Sex #Romance

  • People stood on their chairs, cheering and waving. And it was all for me! Waves of love flooded the stage and washed over me. I started to cry. The sweetness of such a moment is impossible to describe. One is both lover and beloved. ... I'd found the one true, enduring romance of my life.
    -- Bette Davis

    #Cheer #People #Romance

  • Romance is a different word than sexual contact.
    -- Bill Cosby

    #Romance #Different #Contact

  • Every romance does not lead to sex.
    -- Bill Cosby

    #Sex #Romance #Doe

  • I have nothing against romanticism. I'm all for it. I'm helpless in the face of romance.
    -- Bill Nighy

    #Romance #Faces #Helpless

  • Ultimately, running a band is about the relationships you have with people.
    -- Billy Corgan

    #Running #People #Romance

  • Why don't the Beatles get back together? Why don't nobody sing of romance?
    -- Billy Joel

    #Romance #Together #Back Together

  • Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.
    -- Billy Strayhorn

    #Romance #Strive #Stifling

  • One thing you don't want to do as a host is be running around all evening. Do as much as you can ahead of time, so all you have to do is grill the main ingredients.
    -- Bobby Flay

    #Running #Romance #Want

  • Youth cannot imagine romance apart from youth.
    -- Booth Tarkington

    #Romance #Youth #Imagine

  • I think everyone has their own version of romance like and I think everyone has their own romantic side.
    -- Britt Robertson

    #Thinking #Romance #Sides

  • It's easy to get wrapped up in sharing everyday life with a partner. It's fun to get lost in love and romance. It's the best. But holding on to yourself while doing that is the most important thing.
    -- Brittany Murphy

    #Fun #Lost Love #Romance

  • It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little bit about it.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Sunset #Romance #Doe

  • Romance no longer looked like so much fun, more like a repetitive stress injury…
    -- Carol Anshaw

    #Fun #Stress #Romance

  • A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps.
    -- Carolina Herrera

    #Men #Romance #Tolerance

  • I'll take you to Mickey D's," said Sean. "I'll buy you a hamburger." Annie was not thrilled. Sean's offer did not compare to offers made in other centuries. "And fries," Sean said. "And a vanilla milkshake." Annie remained unthrilled. "Okay, okay. You can have a Big Mac." Romance in my century, she thought, is pitiful.
    -- Caroline B. Cooney

    #Romance #Vanilla #Hamburgers

  • So it persists, for many of us, hunger channeled into some internal circuitry of longing, routed this way and that, emerging in a thousand different forms. The diet form, the romance form, the addiction form, the overriding hunger for this purchase or that job, this relationship or that one. Hunger may be insatiable by nature, it may be fathomless, but our will to fill it, our often blind tenacity in the face of it, can be extraordinary.
    -- Caroline Knapp

    #Jobs #Addiction #Romance

  • Spiritual connection does not mean romance
    -- Caroline Myss

    #Spiritual #Mean #Romance

  • Chuckling to herself, Nancy said aloud, "Romance and detective work won't mix tonight!
    -- Carolyn Keene

    #Romance #Detective Work #Tonight

  • Cassini is different -- it's a mission of enormous scope and is being conducted in grand style. It is much more sophisticated than Voyager, ... I can't say it's got that flavor of romance, though. Voyager was very romantic. Cassini is spectacular.
    -- Carolyn Porco

    #Romance #Style #Different

  • There is no pretending," Jace said with absolute clarity. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I'll love you then.
    -- Cassandra Clare

    #Love You #Romantic Love #Romance

  • A diary with no drawings of me in it? Where are the torrid fantasies? The romance covers?
    -- Cassandra Clare

    #Humorous #Drawing #Romance

  • I can't resist a pretty plant. When I see it, I want it, I buy it, take it home, and plant it where ever I can find a place. If I had a similar moral code when it comes to romance, I would be divorced several times over by now. That is the reason I grow a cottage garden. I can stick everything in with complete abandon and no discrimination whatsoever.
    -- Cassandra Danz

    #Home #Garden #Romance

  • I don't understand a way to work other than bold-facedly running towards failure.
    -- Cate Blanchett

    #Running #Failure #Romance

  • Memories were fine but you couldn't touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time.
    -- Cecelia Ahern

    #Memories #Smell #Romance

  • what a luxury it was for people to hold their loved ones whenever they wanted
    -- Cecelia Ahern

    #Luxury #People #Romance

  • You are speaking of my future lover. Be more respectful.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Romance #Lovers #Eric Northman

  • Life should imitate romance literature far more often.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Romance #Literature #Should

  • I don't write the kind of 'happily ever after' that romance readers enjoy.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #Writing #Romance #Kind

  • Heraldry is the fusion of fact and fancy, myth and manner, romance and reality. It is an exuberant union of family, art, and history.
    -- Charles Burnett

    #Art #Reality #Romance

  • Creation is more than an accident of dead matter. It's a romance. It has purpose. It sings of the Living God. It bears his signature.
    -- Charles J. Chaput

    #Faith #Inspiration #Romance

  • Pilots are drawn to flying because it's a perfect combination of science, romance and adventure.
    -- Charles Lindbergh

    #Adventure #Perfect #Romance

  • Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance.
    -- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

    #Love #Reality #Romance

  • Superman/Wonder Woman, people expected, I guess, a lot of romance, or maybe something that wasnt emotionally deep. Who knows?
    -- Charles Soule

    #People #Romance #Wonder Woman

  • Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration. Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper; you are the most special person in my life.
    -- Charles Stanley

    #Romantic #Romance #Special

  • It is not elegant to gnaw Indian corn. The kernels should be scored with a knife, scraped off into the plate, and then eaten with a fork. Ladies should be particularly careful how they manage so ticklish a dainty, lest the exhibition rub off a little desirable romance.
    -- Charlie Day

    #Knives #Romance #Exhibitions

  • One day, when I am a braver man, I will tell her these things, and then I will look her in the eye tell her I love her and ask her to be only mine. But until that day, we're just friends.
    -- Charlie Huston

    #Eye #Men #Romance

  • I'm really into a blush on the eyelid and on the high of the cheek. The singer of 'Cocteau Twins' used to do that - really pink eyelids. It added a little romance to the hard kind of street-edge clothes.
    -- Chloe Sevigny

    #Clothes #Romance #Littles

  • There will always be romance in the world so long as there are young hearts in it.
    -- Christian Nestell Bovee

    #Heart #Long #Romance

  • Every encounter with a woman must be viewed as a negotiation, ... the difference being instead of coaxing them off rooftops, you're coaxing them into romance. And remember, the negotiator is always in control.
    -- Christopher Paul Curtis

    #Differences #Romance #Encounters

  • My tagline is ‘Less sex, more romance, lower body count.’
    -- Cinda Williams Chima

    #Sex #Romance #Body

  • This isn't a romance. You're not a damsel in distress and I'm not the handsome prince come to save you.
    -- CJ Roberts

    #Romance #Handsome #Damsel In Distress

  • If you loved someone, you couldn’t let lies come between you. No matter what happened—even if you’d already lost each other forever—you owed each other the truth.
    -- Claudia Gray

    #Love #Lying #Romance

  • You don't take away my choices. You are my choice.
    -- Colleen Houck

    #Choices #Romance

  • Falling for him would be like cliff diving. It would be either the most exhilarating thing that ever happened to me or the stupidest mistake I'd ever make.
    -- Colleen Houck

    #Mistake #Fall #Romance

  • The fact is...I'm in love with you, and I have been for some time.
    -- Colleen Houck

    #Love You #Romance #Facts

  • Were you always such a stubborn, blind, obtuse girl?" "Are you calling me stupid?" "Yes, but in a more poetic way!" "Well, here's a poem for you. Get lost!
    -- Colleen Houck

    #Girl #Stupid #Romance

  • I decided to find you, throw myself at your feet, and beg you to have mercy on me. Honestly, I'll accept whatever you choose, Kelsey. Just don't ask me to live apart from you again. Because...I can't.
    -- Colleen Houck

    #Feet #Romance #Kelsey

  • You are my country, Desdemona. ... My Egypt. My hot, harrowing desert and my cool, verdant Nile, infinitely lovely and unfathomable and sustaining.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Country #Egypt #Romance

  • It's all about the triumph of intellect and romance over brute force and cynicism.
    -- Craig Ferguson

    #Romance #Triumph #Cynicism

  • The evangelist is the world's hopeless romantic, and just like a hopeless romantic, he must hope for the miracle of God more than the romance itself.
    -- Criss Jami

    #Romance #Miracle #Hopeless Romantic

  • In every living thing there is the desire for love.
    -- D. H. Lawrence

    #Love #Best Love #Romance

  • Lust is temporary, romance can be nice, but love is the most important thing of all. Because without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived.
    -- Danielle Steel

    #Nice #Love Is #Romance

  • Things work out the way they're meant to
    -- Danielle Steel

    #Work Out #Romance #Way

  • No, Mary had no illusions about romance. Falling in love was a pretty name for it, that was all.
    -- Daphne du Maurier

    #Falling In Love #Names #Romance