Romance Quotes

Romance is a love affair in other than domestic surroundings.

Sir Walter Raleigh

To most men any romance which runs beyond the limits of an episode becomes a nuisance.

Uknown

Love happens. Yet, Romance, like any skill, improves with practice. So, practice, practice, practice!

Laura Teresa Marquez

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

John Buchan

Romance is a love affair in other that domestic surroundings

Walter Raleigh, Sr

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

John Keats

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

Beverly Jones

Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life

Bette Davis

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes

Elizabeth Ashley

They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever

Oscar Wilde

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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A true man does not need to romance a different girl every night, a true man romances the same girl for the rest of her life.

Ana Alas

Golf is not just an exercise; it's an adventure, a romance... a Shakespeare play in which disaster and comedy are intertwined.

Harold Segall

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.

Bob Ryan

Nothing ... nothing in the universe, is of any importance, or is authentic to any serious sense, except the illusions of romance. For man alone of animals plays the ape to his dreams. These axioms poor, deaf and blinded spendthrift! are none the less valuable for being quoted.

James Branch Cabell

We look for romance in the well-cultivated garden-plots, and when it springs out of virgin soil we are surprised, though any fool might know it was the natural place for it.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

Mother Nature gives a sense of romance to young people, in place of prudence, to advance the species. It's a trickthat makes us grow.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Amanda Cross

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

Stephen King

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes.

Goldsmith, Oliver

No age seemed the age of romance to itself

Carlyle, Thomas

I would have rummaged, ransacked at the word; Those old odd corners of an empty heart; For remnants of dim love the long disused, And dusty crumbling of romance!

Robert Browning

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