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Romantic Quotes

What would you do if given a few precious moments with the one person who makes you feel alive; that beloved who can simply swipe away a dark cloud of despair? Perhaps you would hold hands and sit atop a grand mountain, or look into each other's eyes to find a promising future. And if you're of the more tender-hearted kind, maybe you would recite a few lines from a Pablo Neruda poem or relive a scene from a Jane Austen novel. Love and romance have always made up an integral part of our lives. At the end of a tiring day, all you want to do is come back to the one you yearn for. Most often the sole intention in life is to keep the flame in our relationships alive. It is love that wards off all scope of depression and loneliness, thus becoming the reason why we cherish this sentiment above most others. Love brings us face-to-face with unprecedented experience irrespective of age and when someone puts this inexplicable feeling in black and white, they constitute what we can call 'love-writ'. And so, we bring to you a plethora of romantic quotes from the pages of literary works, the unfathomable depths of history, unforgettable movies and the lives of real people, amongst many more.

Marilyn Monroe

The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes - or just by staring into space.

Edgar Allan Poe

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Thomas More

The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close.

Walter Scott

Love rules the court, The camp, the grove, And men below, and the saints above, For love is heaven and heaven is love.

James Russell Lowell

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

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John Greenleaf Whittier

Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.

Thomas More

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Moore

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

William Butler Yeats

How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

Emily Dickinson

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.

Helen Rowland

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner.

Mignon McLaughlin

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.

Salvador Dali

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

Helen Rowland

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her--when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Johnny Depp

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.

I'm a feminist, but I think that romance has been taken away a bit for my generation. I think what people connect with in novels is this idea of an overpowering, encompassing love - and it being more important and special than anything and everything else.

Emily Dickinson

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.

Charlie Chaplin

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

Billy Graham

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

Maya Angelou

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

Steve Carell

I love my wife dearly, and, therefore, I've never cooked a meal, romantic or otherwise, for her.

Walt Whitman

When I give I give myself.

T. S. Eliot

So the lover must struggle for words.

Gertrude Stein

Romance is everything.

Lord Byron

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Pearl S. Buck

Love alone could waken love.

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Sylvester Stallone

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

Stephen King

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

Mae West

A man's kiss is his signature.

Armie Hammer

I try to do romantic gestures all the time.

Halle Berry

I am a hopeless romantic. And I won't stop till I get it right.

Rhea Chakraborty

For me Salman's the most romantic and the best action hero there ever could be. I'm so attracted and mesmerized by him! For me he's the ultimate superstar, I can just watch him for hours.

Drew Barrymore

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful.

William Blake

I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

Khalil Gibran

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Oscar Wilde

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.

Julia Roberts

I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. It's something that's increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before.

Kim Kardashian

I think I'll always be a hopeless romantic.

Victor Hugo

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.

Chevy Chase

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

Jill Biden

Most people probably don't know that Joe has a romantic side to him.

Tom Cruise

I'm a romantic.

Sarah Paulson

My choices in romantic partners have not been conventional, and therefore, the idea that it is 'other' makes it compelling.

Virginia Woolf

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.

Isla Fisher

The most romantic thing a guy has ever done for me is starting a family. That's as romantic as it gets.

Chuck Palahniuk

I'm always trying to reach a transcendent point, a romantic point, but reach it in a really unconventional way, a really profane way. To get to that romantic, touching, heartbreaking place, but through a lot of acts of profanity.

Joaquin Phoenix

I wouldn't feel satisfied being on set every day doing a romantic comedy - I'd be bored to death.

Scarlett Johansson

I think the idea of marriage is very romantic; it's a beautiful idea, and the practice of it can be a very beautiful thing.

Matthew McConaughey

I personally don't like to go see romantic comedies. But people do want to see them, and they seem to want to see me in them.

Pamela Anderson

I'm a complete romantic - it's why I always get married. Someone should really stop me.

Nora Fatehi

I am keen to work in romantic stories and dramas.

Halle Berry

I'm not done with love, but I refuse to settle. I am a hopeless romantic. And I won't stop till I get it right.

Ryan Reynolds

I don't get a lot of romantic comedy scripts.

Vladimir Putin

My notion of the KGB came from romantic spy stories. I was a pure and utterly successful product of Soviet patriotic education.

Willie Nelson

I'm a romantic slob!

Chris Evans

I'm a romantic. I like romantic movies.

Helena Bonham Carter

I would pretend to be the French lieutenant's woman. I was always a romantic. I still am, actually.

Ryan Reynolds

The problem with romantic comedies is you know the ending by the poster. So they're not movies you can keep doing over and over again expect satisfaction somehow.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I am completely open to doing a romantic comedy, but I will never do something just for the sake of doing a specific genre or because it's the time or place to do a different type of movie. I think that would be a huge mistake.

Oscar Wilde

Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Emma Watson

I'm very romantic and of course I want to be in love.

Emma Watson

When I started dating I had this kind of Romeo and Juliet, fateful romantic idea about love which was almost that you were a victim and there was a lot of pain involved and that was how it should be.

Sylvester Stallone

I want to turn my attention to movies about love relationships. Exploring the female psyche - there ought to be some interesting discoveries there. Love stories. If you do it right, people want to hear romantic dialog.

Dolly Parton

I love Indian, Italian and Mexican food. And if it's a romantic type of thing, I like a good French restaurant.