Romance Quotes

Large firms have organization charts and this too often shapes the social hierarchy of a company, and that can unfortunately impact the romantic possibilities within the workplace.

Mitch Thrower

There's magic to love... Millions of years ago we evolved three basic drives: the sex love, romantic love, and attachment to a long-term partner. These circuits are deeply embedded in the human brian. They're going to survive as long as our species survive on what Shakespeare called, this "mortal coil."

Helen Fisher

There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. Traditionally, such discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of "romantic paternalism" which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.

William J. Brennan

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

Uknown

Romance is a love affair in other than domestic surroundings.

Sir Walter Raleigh

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.

Shaun Cassidy

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Elizabeth Ashley

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

Katharine Hepburn

There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.

Barbara Howar

We seek the comfort of another. Someone to share and share the life we choose. Someone to help us through the neverending attempt to understand ourselves. And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.

Marlin Finch Lupus

The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

Oscar Wilde

He could not forget the touch of her arms around his neck, impatiently felt as it had been at the time; but now the recollection of her clinging defence of him, seemed to thrill him through and through,--to melt away every resolution, all power of self-control, as if it were wax before a fire

Elizabeth Gaskell

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

Amanda Cross

I love romance. It goes back to the films I watched as a kid.

Ewan McGregor

Most films these days are men's stories. Women are for add-on romance. That's very hard.

Uma Thurman

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.

Thora Birch

America may have great poets and novelists, but she never will have more than one necromancer

Rebecca Davis

Bookstores see a book by a woman and they put it in the romance section.

Barbara Taylor Bradford

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance

Oscar Wilde

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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