Golf is not just an exercise; it's an adventure, a romance... a Shakespeare play in which disaster and comedy are intertwined.
When the boys come into my yard for leave to gather horse-chestnuts, I own I enter into nature's game, and affect to grant the permission reluctantly, fearing that any moment they will find out the imposture of that showy chaff. But this tenderness is quite unnecessary; the enchantments are laid on very thick. Their young life is thatched with them. Bare and grim to tears is the lot of the children in the hovel I saw yesterday; yet not the less they hang it round with frippery romance, like the children of the happiest fortune.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life
Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles
Away with old Romance! Away with novels, plots and plays of foreign courts; Away with love-verses, sugar'd in rhyme, the intrigues, amours of idlers; Fitted for only banquets of the night where dancers to late music slide; The unhealthy pleasures, ex
Romance is a love affair in other that domestic surroundings
But some love not the method of your first; Romance they count it, throw't away as dust; If I should meet with such, what should I say; Must I slight them as they slight me, or nay
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Love happens. Yet, Romance, like any skill, improves
with practice. So, practice, practice, practice!
To most men any romance which runs beyond the limits of an episode becomes a nuisance.
Romance is a love affair in other than domestic surroundings.
I'm not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk of dating someone who'd owned a lunch box with my picture on it.
In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance
I love romance. It goes back to the films I watched as a kid.
Most films these days are men's stories. Women are for add-on romance. That's very hard.
For me, romance isn't an over-the-top act. It's someone offering to help and to support me. Or if that person thinks I'm making the wrong decision,
he'll tell me. I want him to be honest, because being that honest takes a lot of guts.
Bookstores see a book by a woman and they put it in the romance section.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance
Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps
us running and thinking in safe circles
On the Hugh Grant romance rumours: We're not dating and I'm not pregnant. We have not kissed or touched. We have not fought and broken up
And what's romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it's always daisy-time
Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.