Quotations on Romantic

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In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
- Margaret Anderson
(Keywords: Love, Romantic, Want)

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.
- James Van Der Beek
(Keywords: Life, Open, Romantic, Talk)

I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air.
- Kristen Bell
(Keywords: Women, Fun, Romantic, Want)

I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies.
- Maria Bello
(Keywords: Action, Romantic, Want)

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
- Anita Brookner
(Keywords: Love, Beginning, Impossibility, May, Romantic, Sadness)

I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic.
- Brooke Burke
(Keywords: People, Romantic, Wine)

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.
- Jane Campion
(Keywords: Women, Fact, Independence, Romantic, Today)

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.
- Chevy Chase
(Keywords: Kids, Kissing, Romantic, Wrong)

When you are the lead in a romantic comedy, you have to worry about people really liking you.
- Morris Chestnut
(Keywords: People, Comedy, Romantic, Worry)

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.
- Dick Dale
(Keywords: Guitar, Romantic, Songs)

I believe that when you're in love you have to pour your heart and soul out to your partner... or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Love, Men, Soul, Heart, Romantic, Sense)

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.
- Joe DiMaggio
(Keywords: Meeting, Romantic, Sound)

As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot.
- Sanjay Dutt
(Keywords: Actor, Dancing, Romantic, Years)

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.
- Havelock Ellis
(Keywords: Christianity, Affection, Chastity, Exercise, Intimacy, Romantic, Sexes)

The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it.
- Buchi Emecheta
(Keywords: Husband, African, First, Romantic, Woman)

I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I'm kind of an old romantic.
- Will Estes
(Keywords: Old, Romantic, Traveling)

The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Life, Success, Conviction, Romantic, Sense)

I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Hope, Romantic, Will)

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.
- Robert Frank
(Keywords: Work, Thoughts, Past, Romantic, Words)

I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: Force, Months, Romantic, Years)

It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
- Edgar Z. Friedenberg
(Keywords: Nature, Time, Arrogance, Romantic, Want)

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.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Love, Desire, Eyes, Lovers, Romantic, Want)

I'm a dreadful romantic. No matter what I go through in life, I want to fall in love with a man.
- Rachel Hunter
(Keywords: Love, Life, Man, Romantic, Want)

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.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: People, Bravery, Chivalry, Justice, Mind, Romantic, Will)

I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
- Charles Kuralt
(Keywords: Time, Idea, Romantic, Want)

I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.
- Ang Lee
(Keywords: American, Drama, Romantic, Space)

You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room.
- Jennifer Lopez
(Keywords: Love, Birthday, Time, Flowers, Romantic, Wrong)

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.
- Joel Madden
(Keywords: Hope, America, Romantic, Windows)

When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist.
- John McGahern
(Keywords: Life, Artist, Expression, First, Reading, Romantic, Words, World)

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.
- Nicholas Mosley
(Keywords: Time, Romantic, Writing)

Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets.
- George Murray
(Keywords: Poets, Reality, Romantic, Stars, Thinking)

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.
- Stevie Nicks
(Keywords: Dreams, Girlfriend, Possibility, Man, Romantic, Tomorrow)

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.
- John Dos Passos
(Keywords: People, Successful, Conviction, Romantic, Talk)

With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story, that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy. I wanted to do the opposite.
- Bill Pullman
(Keywords: Comedy, Fun, Romantic, Want)

The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer's life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Keywords: Life, Work, Career, May, Romantic, Writer, Writing)

Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
- Meg Ryan
(Keywords: Love, Comedy, Mind, Romantic, Saying, Will)

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.
- Irwin Shaw
(Keywords: Family, Talent, Idea, Humanity, May, Nation, Romantic, Writer)

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
- Margaret Chase Smith
(Keywords: Love, Romantic, Want)

Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep.
- Janet Street-Porter
(Keywords: Women, Sex, Fiction, Forget, Romantic, Sleep)

A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.
- Arthur Symons
(Keywords: Faithfulness, Romantic, Venice)

But romantic vision can also lead one away from certain very hard, ugly truths about life that are important to know.
- Donna Tartt
(Keywords: Life, Vision, Romantic, Ugly)

People want to hear about the extremes of human nature. They want things that are larger than their own lives, and more romantic, and not necessarily of their own experiences.
- Richard Thompson
(Keywords: Nature, People, Extremes, Human nature, Romantic, Want)

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.
- Bobby Vinton
(Keywords: Music, Clothes, Morals, Now, Rap, Romantic, Songs)

You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
- Naomi Watts
(Keywords: Movies, People, Comedy, Romantic, Talk)

I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself.
- Olivia Wilde
(Keywords: Dating, Funny, Time, Heart, Idea, Advice, Friends, Nothing, Romantic, Trying)

As a kid I quite fancied the romantic, Bohemian idea of being an artist. I expect I thought I could escape from the difficulties of maths and spelling. Maybe I thought I would avoid the judgement of the establishment.
- Peter Wright
(Keywords: Thought, Idea, Artist, Being, Difficulties, Romantic, Spelling)

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