Quotes


Heartfelt Quotes About Romantic Relationships




Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are.
George William Curtis

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

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

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

True love stories never have endings.
Richard Bach

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

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

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


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

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

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

If you don't love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.
Stendhal

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful.
Drew Barrymore

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

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

O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
Christopher Marlowe

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

Love alone could waken love.
Pearl S. Buck

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


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

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

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.
George William Curtis

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

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.
Salma Hayek

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

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

When the heart speaks, its language is the same under all latitudes.
Ella Maillart

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

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.
Nick Carter

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

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

Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness.
Conor Oberst

Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylor

Somehow, the French got this idea of the starving artist. Very romantic, except it's not so romantic for the starving artist.
David Lynch

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.
Louis C. K.


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