Romantic Lesbian Quotes Quotes

Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination, rationalized by an attitude of 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.

William Joseph Brennan, Jr.

In real love you want the other persons good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Caroline Anderson

I suppose that romantic love was invented as a brilliant means of seduction.

SIGMUND FREUD

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.

Tom Wolfe

Thrift is the really romantic thing; economy is more romantic than extravagance... thrift is poetic because it is creative; waste is unpoetic because it is waste... if a man could undertake to make use of all the things in his dustbin, he would be a broader genius than Shakespeare.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.

James Earl Jones

Affairs are loaded with romanticism, morality, mythology, and intense emotions.

Emily Brown

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art -- that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.

Charles Baudelaire

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.

Irving Babbitt

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.

Charles Baudelaire

Treading the soil of the moon, palpitating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra - these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known.

Vladimir Nabokov

Treading the soil of the moon, palpitating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra - these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known.

Vladimir Nabokov

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art -- that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts

Baudelaire, Charles

There's some of Romeo's romance in me... I romanticise a lot of things in my mind..

Leonardo DiCaprio

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.

Thomas Moore

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

Douglas Horton

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

Cyril Connolly

Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration, Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper: you are the most special person in my life.

Charles Stanley

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

Havelock Ellis

The world is no longer a romantic place. Some of its people still are however, and therein lies the promise. Don't let the world win.

John Cage

She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause.

Henry James

Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science, and should be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner. You have attempted to tinge it with romanticism, which produces much the same effect as if you worked a love-story or an elopement into the fifth proposition of Euclid

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

You can be as romantic as you please about love, Hector; but you mustn't be romantic about money

George Bernard Shaw

Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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