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Author: William Shakespeare
'Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.'


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


Author: Charlie Chaplin
'A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.'


Author: Fran Lebowitz
'Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.'


Author: Jeff Bridges
'Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive.'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.'


Author: John Keats
'I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.'


Author: Sarah Jessica Parker
'When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic. When women do it, it's often considered desperate or psycho.'


Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
'I'm a romantic a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.'


Author: Stephen King
'French is the language that turns dirt into romance.'


Author: 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.'


Author: Andre Maurois
'We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.'


Author: Mason Cooley
'Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.'


Author: Charles Kingsley
'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.'


Author: Freddy Fender
'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.'


Author: Charles Bukowski
'You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.'


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


Author: Joan Chen
'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.'


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


Author: Julie Delpy
'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.'


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


Author: Nicholas Sparks
'Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.'


Author: Jennifer Lopez
'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.'


Author: Gertrude Stein
'Romance is everything.'


Author: Douglas Horton
'The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.'


Author: Glenn Beck
'Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.'


Author: Havelock Ellis
'The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.'


Author: Marya Mannes
'The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.'


Author: Jean-Michel Basquiat
'Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.'


Author: Ang Lee
'I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.'


Author: Emma Watson
'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'


Author: Cameron Diaz
'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.'


Author: George William Curtis
'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.'


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


Author: Margaret Anderson
'In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.'


Author: Sammy Davis, Jr.
'There are certain romances that belong in certain cities, in a certain atmosphere, in a certain time.'


Author: Paul Simon
'There's something about the sound of a train that's very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.'


Author: Alice Cooper
'I'm very romantic, I'm extremely romantic. I date my wife.'


Author: Nick Carter
'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.'


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


Author: Julianna Margulies
'I love being one half of a romantic couple.'


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


Author: Anita Brookner
'The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.'


Author: Portia de Rossi
'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.'


Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
'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.'


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


Author: Gloria Swanson
'I was married when I was 17. I knew nothing. I was full of romance.'


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


Author: Leslie Caron
'The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.'


Author: Jennifer Love Hewitt
'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.'


Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
'Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.'


Author: Dar Williams
'Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.'


Author: Rachel Hunter
'I'm a dreadful romantic. No matter what I go through in life, I want to fall in love with a man.'


Author: Corey Hart
'My idea of a romantic night is to watch action films.'


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


Author: Bernard Williams
'If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.'


Author: Billy Strayhorn
'Romance is mush, stifling those who strive.'


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


Author: Jennifer Aniston
'I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly in'


Author: Warren Buffett
'We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.''


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


Author: 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.'


Author: Stevie Nicks
'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.'


Author: Richard Dawkins
'I love romantic poetry.'


Author: Walter Hagen
'It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'When men hear women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that's not it. It's a commitment to not floating around anymore. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life. Entrenched is awesome.'


Author: Harvey Fierstein
'You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.'


Author: Kim Kardashian
'I think I'll always be a hopeless romantic.'


Author: Henry Rollins
'Everyone who knows me knows that I'm a hopeless romantic who listens to love ballads and doo-wop songs all the time.'


Author: Orlando Bloom
'I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends.'


Author: Harry Connick, Jr.
'It is really rare to find someone you really, really love and that you want to spend your life with and all that stuff that goes along with being married. I am one of those lucky people. And I think she feels that way too. So the romantic stuff is easy be'


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


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


Author: Steve Martin
'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'


Author: Louis C. K.
'If you're a woman and a guy's ever said anything romantic to you, he just left off the second part that would have made you sick if you could have heard it.'


Author: Demetri Martin
'Stand-up is like a row boat: it's fun and romantic when you're choosing to do it. But if you have no other choice than to be in a row boat it's not as enjoyable that's survival.'


Author: Danica McKellar
'I love surprises - champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women properly.'


Author: Salma Hayek
'If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us, then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn't shoo them away - well, that's the height of romance.'


Author: Jerry Saltz
'It took me twenty years to get Steven Parrino's work. From the time I first saw his art, in the mid-eighties, I almost always dismissed it as mannered, Romantic, formulaic, conceptualist-formalist heavy-metal boy-art abstraction.'


Author: Alanis Morissette
'My greatest environments in which I can grow, or grow up, is in personal romantic relationships with a man.'


Author: Christina Ricci
'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 ro'


Author: Brigitte Bardot
'Death was like love, a romantic escape.'


Author: Jeff Bridges
'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 s'


Author: Kate Millett
'The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity.'


Author: Havelock 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.'


Author: James Joyce
'Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.'


Author: Fred Durst
'I love jazz music and sad music. I'm a sentimental guy. I'm a romantic guy.'


Author: Willie Nelson
'I'm a romantic slob!'


Author: Morgan Freeman
'I don't get off on romantic parts. But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe.'


Author: Charles Kuralt
'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.'


Author: Charles Kuralt
'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.'


Author: Sienna Miller
'The amount of speculation surrounding my romantic life is astounding. It's strange how involved people get: invested and angry, really disappointed.'


Author: Jack White
'Vinyl is the real deal. I've always felt like, until you buy the vinyl record, you don't really own the album. And it's not just me or a little pet thing or some kind of retro romantic thing from the past. It is still alive.'


Author: 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.'


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


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


Author: Leelee Sobieski
'I'm a hopeless romantic with a dirty mind.'


Author: Sienna Miller
'I was blinded by being a romantic person.'


Author: Harry Connick, Jr.
'I'm not trying to be romantic. I think you can tell when people are trying to be sexy onstage. When I was doing 'All the Way,' I was really thinking about my wife. People don't know my personal experience, but they can tell it's an honest interpretation.'


Author: David Duchovny
'I'm always trying to perfect the romantic comedy, though.'


Author: Jennifer Lopez
'I'm a hopeless romantic and passionate person when it comes to love.'


Author: Diane Kruger
'I don't have any romantic ideas about marriage. Trust me. A white dress... ? No. It's not something for me.'


Author: Sienna Miller
'I think as a young actress, it's very rare that you read something where you're not either 'the girl' or there to serve some romantic purpose in a male dominated cast.'


Author: Emma Watson
'I'm very romantic and of course I want to be in love.'


Author: 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.'


Author: Lena Dunham
'I feel like you don't know if someone's equipped for a romantic relationship until they're out of their twenties.'


Author: Lena Dunham
'I think romantic comedy, when done right, is my favorite genre. It's just a genre that's very human.'


Author: Morgan Freeman
'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.'


Author: Morgan Freeman
'I have never acted he has never been cast in a romantic lead or has been cast opposite a female love interest in any movie he starred in.'


Author: Irving Babbitt
'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.'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'I regard romantic comedies as a subgenre of sci-fi, in which the world operates according to different rules than my regular human world.'


Author: Thomas Wolfe
'Is this not the true romantic feeling not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.'


Author: Gordon Ramsay
'If I can give you one strong piece of advice, when you go away for that romantic weekend, whatever you do, do not accept or take the upgrade to the honeymoon suite.'


Author: Gary Oldman
'People who know me , they know I have a sense of humor, I'm a bit of a joker, a bit of a clown really, and I would love someone to exploit that side of me and send me a romantic comedy.'


Author: Jennifer Lopez
'A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key.'


Author: Tim Roth
'Well, I think first it was rare for me to do anything that had any kind of a romantic note to it.'


Author: Amanda Seyfried
'I happen to be really a romantic.'


Author: Rashida Jones
'I love romantic comedies. I have a deep respect for them. I think they're really difficult to write and write well.'


Author: Rashida Jones
'You know, I grew up on romantic comedies, and it's hard to find a new way to tell that story.'


Author: Jessica Simpson
'I want to do the romantic comedies. You know, the stuff that Meg Ryan and Julia Roberts or Reese Witherspoon would choose, of course.'


Author: Sandra Bullock
'Usually comedy is only available to us ladies in the romantic comedy. That's why I hate romantic comedies.'


Author: Sandra Bullock
'I think in general, romantic comedies tend to take one person's point of view, but every once in a while you get something that is balanced for two people.'


Author: John Cusack
'But no, I don't really like romantic comedies, so I don't really care. I never go see 'em.'


Author: John Cusack
'Acting can be pretty challenging. I can't say making a romantic comedy is challenging, but to do anything well, you have to put yourself into it.'


Author: John Cusack
'I feel close to Lloyd in 'Say Anything'. He was like a super-interesting version of me. Only I'm not as good as him. Whatever part of me is romantic and optimistic, I reached into that to play Lloyd.'


Author: Carter Burwell
'I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in the park compared to a romantic comedy.'


Author: James Wolcott
'It's the contemporary woman that movies don't know what to do with, other than bathe her in a bridal glow in romantic comedies where both the romance and the comedy are artificial sweeteners.'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'What I'd really like to write is a romantic comedy. This is my favorite kind of movie. I feel almost embarrassed revealing this, because the genre has been so degraded in the past twenty years that saying you like romantic comedies is essentially an admis'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'I had these kind of unrealistic expectations that were fueled by romantic comedies, and it has both helped me and hurt me in many ways. It helped me because, in general, they've made me hopeful. I just figure things will eventually work out for me. But no'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'I have such a rich fantasy life, I can't help it. I do make up a lot of romantic stories in my head.'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'Woody Allen is really the ultimate. I love that he believed in himself enough to do what he did. And I have that same feeling - that there's nobody that looks like me in movies, nobody would cast me as a romantic lead, but I want to do it and I feel confi'


Author: Mindy Kaling
'On 'The Office,' so much of the show is about disguising your true feelings and your romantic feelings because it was a mock documentary.'


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


Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
'Marriage is not simply a romantic union between two people it's also a political and economic contract of the highest order.'


Author: Ryan Gosling
'If I eat a huge meal and I can get the girl to rub my belly, I think that's about as romantic as I can think of.'


Author: Gary Oldman
'I don't think Hollywood knows what to do with me. I would imagine that when it comes to romantic comedies, my name would be pretty low down on the list.'


Author: Salma Hayek
'My new movie, Fools Rush In, is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm, very sweet.'


Author: Joel Madden
'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.'


Author: Michael Haneke
'People expect me to be dark and gloomy, then write that I'm a jolly chap, and after all, that is what I am. I think it's a case of an absolute romantic naivety that there should be a parallel between the work and the artist.'


Author: Christian Bale
'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.'


Author: Christian Bale
'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.'


Author: Christian Bale
'The only thing I would unequivocally say is that I have never had any interest in romantic comedy I just couldn't do it. I think I'd be terrible.'


Author: Ashley Tisdale
'I'm a big romantic, so I love guys who are romantic too.'


Author: Jason Reitman
'It's funny, I can sit through the worst horror film ever made but even a quite good romantic comedy can drive me nuts.'


Author: Halle Berry
'I am a hopeless romantic. And I won't stop till I get it right.'


Author: Betty White
'I'm not what you might call sexy, but I'm romantic. Let's put it that way.'


Author: Harlan Coben
'The state of New Jersey is really two places - terrible cities and wonderful suburbs. I live in the suburbs, the final battleground of the American dream, where people get married and have kids and try to scratch out a happy life for themselves. It's very'


Author: Sidney Poitier
'I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.'


Author: Fred Durst
'I'm a romantic guy.'


Author: Antonio Banderas
'I think I'm a romantic person, yeah.'


Author: Gene Tierney
'I had no romantic interest in Gable. I considered him an older man.'


Author: Tom Hanks
'If you look at romantic comedies as pieces of commerce, the audience is looking for wish fulfillment.'


Author: Tom Hanks
'You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it's like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.'


Author: will.i.am
'Romantic love is painful.'


Author: Gus Van Sant
'The dark comedies tend to be in a non-releasable area. There can be romantic comedies. There can be dramas. But there's no 'dark comedy' inbox for the advertising.'


Author: Giada De Laurentiis
'Lidia Bastianich, sorry, but kind of boring. I mean, I love Lidia, but you can fall asleep watching her. And Mario Batali? I love Mario to death... but he's not romantic or sensual. Those are the things I bring to the table.'


Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
'I was meant to date the captain of the football team, I was going to be on a romantic excursion every Saturday night, I was destined to be collecting corsages from every boy in town before prom, accepting such floral offerings like competing sacrifices to'


Author: Diane Kruger
'When I was younger - it might be a romantic idea - I always thought I might go crazy.'


Author: R. Kelly
'I've programmed myself musically to come up with love-feeling tracks that are romantic, sexy, but classy, all in one. And that's the challenge. Once I create that music, then the lyrical content starts to come - you know, the stories and things like that.'


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


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


Author: Fiona Apple
'You know, I've always thought that it would be really funny if somebody made a romantic comedy where absolutely everything went well from beginning to end.'


Author: Maggie Gallagher
'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.'


Author: Rachel McAdams
'I'm a hopeless romantic and I believe that you can find love in many different places and be very conflicted. I've discovered as I've grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when you're a kid. It isn't just a straightforward fairyt'


Author: Rachel McAdams
'I confess I am a romantic. I love romance, and I think it's really fun and delicious and some of my favorite films are love stories. I think that you just get a chance to fall in love with the characters so much and you get to explore their lives so deepl'


Author: Beatrice Wood
'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.'


Author: Gabrielle Union
'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.'


Author: Vanessa Paradis
'The idea of a soulmate is beautiful and very romantic to talk about it in a movie or a song, but in reality, I find it scary.'


Author: Vera Farmiga
'I have tender, romantic associations with upstate New York.'


Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
'Even actresses that you really admire, like Reese Witherspoon, you think, 'Another romantic comedy?' You see her in something like 'Walk the Line' and think, 'God, you're so great!' And then you think, 'Why is she doing these stupid romantic comedies?' Bu'


Author: Kristen Wiig
'I don't know about the romantic comedy route, although never say never.'


Author: Rachel Weisz
'Because I think in order to get famous you have to be known for something. Like 'You're the romantic comedy girl' or 'You're the Oscar-winning whatever girl.''


Author: Andrew Sullivan
'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.'


Author: Eric Bana
'I fell in love with many women at school who had no idea I existed. I'm a bit of a romantic.'


Author: Eric Bana
'I'm a bit of a romantic.'


Author: Conrad Hall
'I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters.'


Author: Enrique Iglesias
'I'm very romantic.'


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


Author: Florence Welch
'I've always been attracted to romantic secondhand clothes. But my style developed as I started going to these strange raves where everybody had these very definitive costumes.'


Author: Kate Beckinsale
'I feel like I've done a bunch of period stuff and then a bunch of romantic comedies.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'I'm a fan of daytime drama I totally get it. When we are doing scenes that are romantic or will get the audience riled up, I feel like I'm a fan in the room going, 'People are going to be so mad right now!''


Author: Jamie Oliver
'I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire. We need it.'


Author: Patti Stanger
'Think back to yourself at age 18. I know I was mighty different than the Patti I am today. As we grow up, we grow out of our haircuts, our apartments and - often times - our romantic decisions.'


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


Author: Joe DiMaggio
'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.'


Author: Ashley Greene
'I would have loved to do 'Alice in Wonderland.' Being a 'Bond' girl would always be fun. We had a lot of action in 'Eclipse' and I'd definitely like to continue down the action road. I want to do a romantic period piece, but those are really hard to get m'


Author: Sarah McLachlan
'It's a very romantic sentiment, but to think that you would die if you didn't write, well, I would definitely choose to not write and live.'


Author: Bela Lugosi
'The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success.'


Author: Josh Hutcherson
'I'm a big romantic, traditional, cheesy guy.'


Author: George Herman
'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!'


Author: Wentworth Miller
'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.'


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


Author: Arthur Smith
'The Romantic poets were the prototype ramblers, and I've often found myself following in their footsteps - although perhaps not all of their footsteps since a typical walk for Samuel T. Coleridge might last two days and cover 145km.'


Author: James Weldon Johnson
'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.'


Author: Jeremy Renner
'I lived by the candlelight for two years because I couldn't afford power. It was nice and romantic at the time, but if you can't afford power you're pretty broke. You endure it.'


Author: Jane Campion
'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.'


Author: Jane Campion
'I think that the romantic impulse is in all of us and that sometimes we live it for a short time, but it's not part of a sensible way of living. It's a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously.'


Author: Jane Campion
'I think that the romantic impulse is in all of us and that sometimes we live it for a short time, but it's not part of a sensible way of living. It's a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously. I treasure it in the sense that I believe it's a path of'


Author: Jane Campion
'It's been such a deep and amazing journey for me, getting close to John Keats, and also I love Shelley and Byron. I mean, the thing about the Romantic poets is that they've got the epitaph of romantic posthumously. They all died really young, and Keats, t'


Author: Ayelet Waldman
'So many women today have become so focused on their children, they've developed these romantic entanglements with their children's lives, and the husbands are secondary. They're left out. And the romantic focus is on the children.'


Author: Ayelet Waldman
'Is Valentine's Day a day to make cupcakes with your children? No, Valentine's is supposed to be a day about romantic love.'


Author: Fergie
'I love crying at romantic movies like 'The Notebook.' I'm always bawling.'


Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
'Sometimes I make very selfish choices like I did 'Once Upon A Time' for my inner 8-year-old and my hypothetical future child. I've done some movies because I would regret them if I didn't, but other projects I've done because they've scared me or if I fel'


Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
'I've always been sort of addicted to genre-jumping. I've never been in the mood to do the same thing I did last time. Hence, me going from 'Big Love' to romantic comedy, to period film... I can't sit still.'


Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
'I love Valentine's Day! I love it, I love it, I love it. I like having doors opened for me. My favorite romantic comedy is 'When Harry Met Sally.''


Author: Michael Haneke
'And I don't believe that children are innocent. In fact, no one seriously believes that. Just go to a playground and watch the kids playing in the sandbox! The romantic notion of the sweet child is simply the parents projecting their own wishes.'


Author: Padma Lakshmi
'I know most people use their phones to tell time, but there's something very romantic and beautiful about a timepiece.'


Author: Brooke Burke
'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.'


Author: Brooke Burke
'Latin men are the most passionate men in the world - they may not be the most aggressive, but they are very passionate, very romantic.'


Author: Sherri Shepherd
'My husband, Sal, and I put date nights on the calendar once a week. I know that doesn't sound romantic, but otherwise it won't get done.'


Author: Jason Mraz
'It's easier to write from my own life, and it's also more fun. I always write about relationships, for instance, whether they're romantic relationships, friendships, encounters... there's always a lesson to be learned from them.'


Author: Elisha Cuthbert
'There's nothing more romantic than Italian food.'


Author: Jack Kevorkian
'I'm not a romantic.'


Author: Tom Cruise
'I'm a romantic.'


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


Author: Nicholas Sparks
'I have a great wife and it's very easy to be romantic because it makes her happy and then my life is so much better when she's happy.'


Author: Renee Fleming
'I think opera has gained a kind of glamorous appeal. It's a live performance that aligns all of the arts, and when it is represented in the media, in film in particular, it is presented as something that is really a special event, whether it's a great dat'


Author: Taylor Lautner
'I hope that I would be considered romantic. I don't know... one of my favorite movies is 'The Notebook' so I guess that would be considered romantic. But I think being romantic is more than the flowers and the gifts. It's about connecting with the person '


Author: Paul Lynde
'The whole romantic part of my life was a wipeout. I didn't even own a belt.'


Author: Seth Rogen
'I'm not the most romantic guy, although I do try.'


Author: Sherman Alexie
'My wife was the first romantic partner who understood both American and native parts of me - not so much the positive stuff, but the damage.'


Author: David Schwimmer
'If I were given a choice between two films and one was dark and explored depraved, troubled or sick aspects of our culture, I would always opt for that over the next romantic comedy.'


Author: Lynda Barry
'My goal on my bucket list is to write a romantic comedy movie.'


Author: Robert Smith
'I don't think of death in a romantic way anymore.'


Author: Jamie Oliver
'I'm better with my hands, and I always loved the slightly romantic idea of starting with bits of wood and being able to create something to sit on, to eat from, to store your clothes in.'


Author: Carmen Electra
'I'm very romantic.'


Author: Carmen Electra
'Dinner is a great first date. Don't believe that stuff about girls not wanting to eat on a first date - sharing a romantic meal is so sexy.'


Author: Carter Burwell
'In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult genre for me.'


Author: Peter Wright
'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.'


Author: Joseph Barbera
'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.'


Author: Amy Poehler
'There's something so romantic about being broke in New York. You gotta do it. You have to live there once without any money, and then you have to live there when you have money. Let me tell you, of the two, the latter is far better.'


Author: Patrick Swayze
'I don't want to be Mr. Romantic Leading Man. I don't want to be the Dance Dude. I don't want to be the Action Guy. If I had to do any one of those all my life, it'd drive me crazy.'


Author: Matthew Macfadyen
'My vanity is I'm terribly romantic! But being married is lovely.'


Author: James Earl Jones
'Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.'


Author: Daniel Dae Kim
'There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking - and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.'


Author: Stephen Moyer
'Vampires are so old that they don't need to impress anyone anymore. They're comfortable in their own skin. It's this enigmatic strength that's very romantic and old-fashioned. I think it goes back to something of a Victorian attitude of finding a strong m'


Author: Hugh Hefner
'I was very influenced by the musicals and romantic comedies of the 1930s. I admired Gene Harlow and such, which probably explains why, since the end of my marriage, I've dated nothing but a succession of blondes.'


Author: Amber Heard
'I can sit in front of the TV and watch an old romantic film and be transfixed.'


Author: Carrie-Anne Moss
'I tend to play strong characters and people just assume that I would want to play romantic comedies, which I would love to do, but there are other women that do it so great and they maybe couldn't do what I do, play the kind of characters that I play.'


Author: Minnie Driver
'I've never felt that I had to take a role in one of those mediocre but hugely budgeted romantic comedies because I want to wear beautiful dresses and have people think I'm pretty and that I get the guy.'


Author: Adam Levine
'I don't know if it's possible to live the rock 'n roll lifestyle and still be romantic.'


Author: Walter Isaacson
'More generally, I made an effort to leave out things that weren't relevant to the main narrative themes of the book, namely that there were two sides to Steve Jobs: the romantic, poetic, countercultural rebel on one side, and the serious businessperson on'


Author: Ewan McGregor
'The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better.'


Author: David Millar
'It seemed romantic but also tragic - people would be winning but then lose it all, or crash but fight on, break bones but get back on their bikes and try to finish. Just getting to the end was seen as an achievement in itself.'


Author: Tom Wolfe
'The notion that the public accepts or rejects anything in modern art is merely romantic fiction. The game is completed and the trophies distributed long before the public knows what has happened.'


Author: Victoria Jackson
'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.'


Author: Louise Brown
'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.'


Author: Lance Bass
'I'm a hopeless romantic.'


Author: Lance Bass
'I think everyone dreams of that nice romantic wedding.'


Author: Matthew Fox
'I'm sorry, but I can't make a movie with the blonde from 'ER' who is starring in every single bad romantic comedy.'


Author: Kristen Bell
'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.'


Author: Irwin Shaw
'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.'


Author: Rachel Bilson
'I love romantic comedies, or romantic dramas - basically anything with love in it.'


Author: Georgina Chapman
'My great-grandfather was in the army in India, and we have photographs of my family there in full Victorian dress. They're incredibly romantic.'


Author: Carly Rae Jepsen
'My music is bejewelled, it's colourful, it's romantic, it shines.'


Author: Jeremy London
'I used to be a hopeless romantic - I fell in love with everyone I went out with.'


Author: Brit Marling
'I'm still a bit of a romantic and an idealist and hopelessly naive.'


Author: Elizabeth Olsen
'I'm the first one who sees every romantic comedy in theaters.'


Author: Sinead O'Connor
'I've been married before, but I've never had my dream wedding in Vegas. I wanted to do it there because it's casual, quick, not religious and, most of all, very romantic.'


Author: Andrew Bird
'My mom had this romantic notion of her children playing classical music. The idea is you learn it when you're still learning language. It's using the same part of the brain.'


Author: Matthew Morrison
'Cooking is always very romantic!'


Author: Pia Zadora
'Basically, I'm a romantic.'


Author: Dick Dale
'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.'


Author: Gloria Steinem
'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.'


Author: Katharine McPhee
'Christmas is a time of year that's so romantic.'


Author: Ellen Page
'Mind you, Roman Holiday - which is kind of a romantic comedy - is one of my favorite films, and I think Audrey Hepburn is absolutely phenomenal in that movie.'


Author: David McCallum
'If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much more romantic and nomadic existence.'


Author: Uma Thurman
'I'd like to classify my life as a romantic comedy. Unfortunately I feel it's probably more like a TV reality show.'


Author: Laura Marling
'I'm not religious, I'm not romantic and I live purely by logic. I make every decision by logic and sometimes that leads me to the right and sometimes to the wrong decision.'


Author: Mary Wortley Montagu
'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.'


Author: Don Johnson
'The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.'


Author: Hugo Weaving
'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.'


Author: Hugo Weaving
'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.'


Author: Aaron Eckhart
'I'd like to do a romantic comedy.'


Author: Bai Ling
'I'm a romantic, and I like guys to bring flowers and buy some gifts - not expensive things, just romantic things.'


Author: Felicity Jones
'I guess I'm a bit of a romantic.'


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


Author: Donna Tartt
'But romantic vision can also lead one away from certain very hard, ugly truths about life that are important to know.'


Author: Debra Messing
'I think the institute of marriage is a noble thing. The idea of a partner for life is incredibly romantic. But now we're living to 100. A hundred years ago people were dying at age 37. Til death do us part was a much different deal.'


Author: Stephenie Meyer
'No, actually 'The Host' was totally a palate-cleanser for me. I wanted to do something a little bit different than romantic love. Romantic love is in there, obviously, because I enjoy writing about that and living it a lot.'


Author: David Fincher
'For a romantic comedy to be three hours long, that's longer than most marriages.'


Author: David Coverdale
'When I was very, very young, seven years old, I heard there was school where you could go to learn to draw. That was my absolute driven passion, to become an artist or a painter. So the romantic realist in me, I studied to be a graphic design artist and a'


Author: Feist
'Well, there's just some universal truths in a way that I've just observed to be true. You read Voltaire. You read modern literature. Anywhere you go, there's these observations about romantic love and what it does people, and these rotten feelings that ra'


Author: Freida Pinto
'In terms of romantic films, all-time romantic films, I really like 'Gone With the Wind.' And I realize I sound so cliched saying that, but there's something so absolutely romantic about it.'


Author: John Green
'We don't tend to write about disease in fiction - not just teen novels but all American novels - because it doesn't fit in with our idea of the heroic romantic epic. There is room only for sacrifice, heroism, war, politics and family struggle.'


Author: Alice Englert
'I wouldn't treat a romantic scene any differently than any other scene. I would really say the biggest preparation was chewing gum and breath mints! For a kissing scene, it's all about the breath mints!'


Author: Jessica Brown Findlay
'I am a hopeless romantic.'


Author: Matthew Macfadyen
'I don't feel like a romantic lead I guess I feel more like a character actor.'


Author: Dylan McDermott
'Yeah, romantic comedies are the hardest movies to make. Maybe one works a year.'


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


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


Author: Archie Panjabi
'I'd love to do a romantic comedy. And perhaps, if the character was right and I had a good gut instinct, a Bollywood movie. And I'd love to direct. One day. I'm learning a lot on the set of 'The Good Wife.''


Author: Rebecca Romijn
'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.'


Author: Morris Chestnut
'When you are the lead in a romantic comedy, you have to worry about people really liking you.'


Author: Edward Burns
'I am a big fan of the old Howard Hawks films from the 30s and 40s, I was a big Hepburn and Tracey fan for a while and Woody Allen films that are a very different kind of romantic comedy.'


Author: Chevy Chase
'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.'


Author: Andrea Riseborough
'When you're playing a romantic version of a real person, you're playing a version of the truth.'


Author: Gary Lineker
'Ooh, it's too embarrassing to share my innermost romantic secrets - although I have written Danielle the odd poem. If anything they are more comedic than romantic. They used to be well-received but that was before she started studying Shakespeare at drama'


Author: Gary Lineker
'We have got too many kids around the house to have a romantic meal at home. But Danielle is a fantastic cook. She does a brilliant lasagne, great roasts and a great chilli dish. She knows the way to my heart.'


Author: James Van Der Beek
'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.'


Author: James Van Der Beek
'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. So, I just keep my private life to myself.'


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


Author: Josh Lucas
'New York has got this sort of wonderful romantic idea of the South.'


Author: Hugh Grant
'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.'


Author: Alison Krauss
'Being in the studio is a really romantic time.'


Author: Nancy Meyers
'Movies don't look hard, but figuring it out, getting the shape of it, getting everybody's character right and having it be funny, make sense and be romantic, it's creating a puzzle. Yes, having been a writer for so long, I have an awareness of when things'


Author: Bobby Vinton
'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.'


Author: Albert Finney
'When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy.'


Author: John Stamos
'I have never been so calculating as to sing some Barry White song to get a girl. But I do think it's very romantic to cook dinner and sit around the piano at night and sing together.'


Author: Charles Dance
'A handful of older, romantic leading men, like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts.'


Author: Eric McCormack
'My most romantic job: I was a manager at Baskin-Robbins.'


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


Author: Norman Jewison
'Moonstruck... was one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.'


Author: Norman Jewison
'And even Moonstruck - for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it's one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.'


Author: Christopher Atkins
'I'm really a romantic at heart.'


Author: Frank Black
'It more or less has the shape of a love song, but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals, fire, danger of death, stellar navigation, and seasonal intuition.'


Author: Frank Black
'Some have called we rock and roll performers who never retire 'troubadours.' I enjoy this misnomer immensely. While there are many differences between me and my distant predecessors in L'Occitane, I do believe there is a lineage that connects us of the la'


Author: Sanjay Dutt
'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.'


Author: John McGahern
'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.'


Author: Jason Isaacs
'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.'


Author: John Corbett
'I'm sick of playing romantic leads.'


Author: Wes Anderson
'Any romantic feelings for a 12-year-old are like entering into a fantasy world.'


Author: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
'In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere. And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic.'


Author: Melanie Fiona
'I am a bit of a hopeless romantic. I really do have a faith and a belief in love, and when I love, I love hard.'


Author: Robert Frank
'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.'


Author: Izabella Scorupco
'Well my biggest dream is to be in a romantic comedy.'


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


Author: Michael Zaslow
'When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were just a means of simply avoiding being by myself. I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn't know what to say to myself.'


Author: George Murray
'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.'


Author: Richard Thompson
'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.'


Author: Joe Lando
'I enjoy doing romantic stories. I've done a lot of them.'


Author: Meg Ryan
'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.'


Author: Jean Reno
'If it's a romantic holiday, the only thing I need is my wife. We love quiet and calm places where we can't be disturbed. Neither of us likes being in busy places we would much rather stay in our hotel room and enjoy each other's company.'


Author: Pia Zadora
'I like to see love stories: romantic comedy or romantic drama.'


Author: Alex Pettyfer
''I Am Number Four' is an action-packed adventure entwined with a romantic story. I play the role of John Smith. John wants to be a normal kid, but he is from a different planet and he has been given this destiny of becoming a warrior.'


Author: Heather Graham
'It's good to be able to be a leading lady, to be a romantic lead, to play opposite people who are talented, and charismatic and stuff.'


Author: Gary Coleman
'I never got the opportunity to be romantic or feel romantic with anyone.'


Author: Timothy Olyphant
'Usually, in romantic comedies, you end up sacrificing a great deal of the complexity - you know, just two attractive people and a good soundtrack.'


Author: Timothy Olyphant
'As far as the leading man/romantic lead, I'll tell you what, I really enjoyed my experience more than I thought or imagined I would on 'Catch and Release.' God bless them if they want to give me another shot at that. I would love to have that as something'


Author: Jill Bennett
'We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.'


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


Author: Alfred Molina
'The big stars I felt a kinship with were never the romantic leads. It wasn't Steve McQueen or Robert Redford - it was people like Walter Matthau and Anthony Quinn. My big hero was Tommy Cooper.'


Author: Esai Morales
'I'm a very romantic person.'


Author: Naomi Watts
'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.'


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


Author: Neville Marriner
'If we perform the romantic repertoire we need more musicians.'


Author: Michael Patrick King
'The thing you can't let go of is gravity. The reality of gravity in writing. If someone says something really mean in a sitcom, and the next wave isn't a reaction to the reality of that, you start losing relatability. In a lot of romantic comedies, they t'


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


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


Author: Olivia Wilde
'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.'


Author: John Dos Passos
'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.'


Author: Rosario Dawson
'There are so many different reasons as to why I love riding trains. But I think ultimately it's the romantic feeling of it. There's something about it that just transports me into old films.'


Author: Elizabeth Meriwether
'I think in a lot of romantic comedies it ends with a kiss, and I feel like in modern day relationships, and maybe just my own experience, it starts with a kiss and then all sort of falls apart and then comes together. You're texting. You're wondering what'


Author: Kate Hudson
'I'm not a big fan of romantic comedies, believe it or not.'


Author: Laurie Holden
'I really, really, really want to do a silly romantic comedy where I can just have a crush on the guy, trip over myself, and laugh and be goofy. I just feel like all I do is cry, sob, and fight zombies and the bad guys.'


Author: Jamie Campbell Bower
'I'm a horrible romantic!'


Author: Sally Kellerman
'I was also the romantic lead in The Boston Strangler - I was the only one that lived to tell the story - so I called myself the romantic lead.'


Author: Emeli Sande
'I try to speak of a love that not necessarily romantic. I think there is so much love between people and so much love people want to give but it's harder and harder these days to show that, to celebrate that, you know?'


Author: Linda Fiorentino
'I would like to do maybe a smaller romantic comedy.'


Author: Sam Elliott
'Hugh Grant is the main man. He's the number one romantic comedy man in the world.'


Author: Matthew Lillard
'Something like 'Without a Paddle' does really well at the box office and I'm like, 'Oh, here we go.' In 'Without a Paddle' I'm the romantic lead - great! A comedy and that's what America wants. Then it did nothing for me and I went into kind-of a work aby'


Author: Paul O'Grady
'I don't live with people, that's why my relationships last. I'm not romantic. Even when I was a teenager if somebody asked if they could hold my hand I'd say, - no, it's not heavy, I can hold it myself, thank you'.'


Author: Andre Dubus III
'I got a degree in sociology, didn't read much fiction in college, and I was a pretty political, left-wing type of guy. I wanted to do some kind of work in social change and make things better for the poor man, and I was very romantic and passionate about '


Author: Brian Lumley
'But other vampire stories? Well, no, I really haven't read too many, and I can't say I'm crazy about romantic vampires anyway - to me the vampire is simply an evil monster.'


Author: Lisa Gardner
'Before I became a suspense novelist, I wrote romantic suspense as Alicia Scott.'


Author: Margaret Chase Smith
'In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.'


Author: Benjamin Bratt
'Building a little bonfire at night on the beach and lying on a blanket with my wife under the stars is not only sexy, it's romantic.'


Author: Jennifer Love Hewitt
'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.'


Author: Nigel Kennedy
'I think Bach is equally a romantic composer because he laid the seeds harmonically for people like Chopin and the great Romantics, Brahms, so it's difficult to you know all this like labelling and putting - I think Bach is attractive to musicians because '


Author: John McLaughlin
'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.'


Author: James L. Brooks
'I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy.'


Author: Julie Delpy
'I had to trick people into giving me money for my first film. Making a romantic comedy is easier and more expected from a woman than it is to make a drama about a Japanese warrior.'


Author: Nancy Meyers
'There's a hardening of the culture. Reality TV has lowered the standards of entertainment. You're left wondering about the legitimacy of relationships. It's probably harder to entertain the same people with a more classic form of writing, and romantic com'


Author: Jennifer Coolidge
'A man's ability to haggle is never a turn-on. The only thing less romantic than how much you paid is how much you saved. The last thing we want to hear is how you talked the jeweler down on our new earrings.'


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


Author: Colin Wilson
'When I was a teenager I was a total romantic escapist. My world was books.'


Author: Susannah McCorkle
'Somebody called me a 'bruised romantic' once, and I like that.'


Author: Stana Katic
'Maybe I'm naively romantic, but I do believe that spice and excitement doesn't stop once a couple gets together.'


Author: Jeanne Phillips
'Many people with physical disabilities have romantic lives and good marriages to partners who see past their disabilities and recognize all of the things they can do.'


Author: Philippa Gregory
'Although some people think I am a romantic novelist I have always thought of myself as a rather gritty radical historian.'


Author: Barbara Broccoli
'I think Bond the character is distinct: He's British, he has a certain code that he lives by, he's incorruptible... he's a classical hero, but he's also fallible. He has inner demons, inner conflicts, and he's a romantic.'


Author: Bill Pullman
'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.'


Author: Bill Pullman
'Truthfully, I almost avoided 'While You Were Sleeping,' because I find those romantic comedies kind of precious, and they're full of lines that leave you feeling a little bewildered when you say them.'


Author: Maria Bello
'I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies.'


Author: Jerry Leiber
'I heard this music coming out of the radio and it was 'Ain't Nobody's Business.' It got me. I thought, 'I can do this.' I decided just like that. No romantic story.'


Author: Liu Wen
'Romantic music really stirs my soul. And, of course, I love Chinese music it makes me feel closer to home.'


Author: Louis Tomlinson
'I'm a very loyal boyfriend. I'm a bit of a joker... I can be romantic, but not too sickly.'


Author: Bryan Singer
'I know it's hard to blame the time, but there's a bit of an expectation for a summer movie. I think that 'Superman Returns' was a bit nostalgic and romantic, and I don't think that was what people were expecting, especially in the summer.'


Author: Bob Hoskins
'I'm very romantic. I've emptied flower shops.'


Author: Diego Boneta
'I'm a very romantic and passionate guy.'


Author: Buchi Emecheta
'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.'


Author: Chow Yun-Fat
'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.'


Author: Lil' Romeo
'I love romantic comedies.'


Author: Nicholas Mosley
'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.'


Author: Ben Savage
'I think a nice romantic dinner should be saved for when you and the girl you're dating or seeing have something special and it's a more special occasion.'


Author: Nigel Cole
'It seems to me that romantic comedies used to be about falling in love, but in recent years they've really become just comedies where the love story is only there as a spine to hang the jokes on.'


Author: John Boorman
'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.'


Author: William Dunbar
'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.'


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


Author: Dilma Rousseff
'I am not an adolescent, nor a romantic. I analyze objectively.'


Author: John Sandford
'There's something about marriage that is not as intensely romantic or interesting as a couple's first meeting.'


Author: Francine Pascal
'I get some of my ideas from watching my three daughters, but most of them come from my own memories of growing up. I can remember how romantic I was, not just about love, but romance in the classic sense - the romantic ideals: of honor and truth, of loyal'


Author: Bobby Cannavale
'I'm getting a lot of uninteresting romantic lead guys that look good and fall in love sort of garbage.'


Author: Dana Fox
'It's harder and harder to make a well-done romantic comedy these days because the conventions have been so played out.'


Author: Corey Stoll
'People say the 'Lost Generation' in a romantic sense, but I think it was tragic. They were really lost.'


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


Author: Henry Hopper
'I'm no romantic, surfing, California boy. I like reading, writing, philosophizing. Scheming. I've been doing some exploration of the inner space.'


Author: David Lyons
'The thing about romance and romantic movies is that they can be somewhat melodramatic. For a lot of actors, there's a certain cringe factor that's involved with that.'


Author: Mary Archer
'I think one of the downsides of the sort of obsession with romantic love and personal fulfillment is that the plain fact of the matter is that those feelings don't last for ever and so they better be replaced and reinforced by things that do.'


Author: Arthur Symons
'A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.'


Author: Anne Boyd
'In our romantic groves I adored her like a divinity.'


Author: Anne Boyd
'Consider what a romantic expedition you are on take notes.'


Author: Christian Cooke
'So I'm still in my romantic stage with London, I love it as a place.'


Author: Frank Waters
'The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But it's a joke, a blot on American history.'


Author: Kevin Alejandro
'I want to do all kinds of things. I want to do some comedy. I'd love to do a romantic comedy, and I'd love to do some period pieces with classical text. I'd love somebody to cast me as Macbeth, but for a film. I just want to be all over the place.'

 

 

 

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