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French is the language that turns dirt into romance. Stephen King, author
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He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.' Warren Buffett, businessman
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A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure. Charlie Chaplin, actor
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The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last. Andrew Sullivan, journalist
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Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else. Nicholas Sparks, author
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A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. Jane Austen, writer
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And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love. Beatrice Wood, artist
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The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer's life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab. Mary Roberts Rinehart, novelist
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Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that. Julie Delpy, actress
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The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
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I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I'm kind of an old romantic. Will Estes, actor
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There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking - and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones. Daniel Dae Kim, actor
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I love surprises - champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women properly. Danica McKellar, actress
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I was blinded by being a romantic person. Sienna Miller, actress
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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, actress
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The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer. Havelock Ellis, psychologist
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Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic. Johnny Depp, actor
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Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with. Jane Campion, director
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People want to hear about the extremes of human nature. They want things that are larger than their own lives, and more romantic, and not necessarily of their own experiences. Richard Thompson, musician
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I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it. James D'arcy,
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I'm very romantic. Enrique Iglesias, musician
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A handful of older, romantic leading men, like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts. Charles Dance, actor
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Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets. George Murray, poet
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The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own. Virginia Woolf, author
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If I were sufficiently romantic I suppose I'd have killed myself long ago just to make people talk about me. I haven't even got the conviction to make a successful drunkard. John Dos Passos, novelist
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Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth. Charles Kingsley, clergyman
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I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic. Brooke Burke, model
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I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me. I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big, honking bandage. Not the romantic night she had in mind. Wentworth Miller, actor
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I have never acted he has never been cast in a romantic lead or has been cast opposite a female love interest in any movie he starred in. Morgan Freeman, actor
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You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person. Naomi Watts, actress
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I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting. Christian Bale, actor
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In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron. Christian Bale, actor
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I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air. Kristen Bell, actress
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I think romance is anything honest. As long as it's honest, it's so disarming. Kristen Stewart, actress
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I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself. Olivia Wilde, actress
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I'm a feminist, but I think that romance has been taken away a bit for my generation. I think what people connect with in novels is this idea of an overpowering, encompassing love - and it being more important and special than anything and everything else. Emma Watson, actress
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People who know me , they know I have a sense of humor, I'm a bit of a joker, a bit of a clown really, and I would love someone to exploit that side of me and send me a romantic comedy. Gary Oldman, actor
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I've programmed myself musically to come up with love-feeling tracks that are romantic, sexy, but classy, all in one. And that's the challenge. Once I create that music, then the lyrical content starts to come - you know, the stories and things like that. R. Kelly, musician
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I've been married before, but I've never had my dream wedding in Vegas. I wanted to do it there because it's casual, quick, not religious and, most of all, very romantic. Sinead O'Connor, musician
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I don't live with people, that's why my relationships last. I'm not romantic. Even when I was a teenager if somebody asked if they could hold my hand I'd say, - no, it's not heavy, I can hold it myself, thank you'. Paul O'Grady, comedian
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I have never been so calculating as to sing some Barry White song to get a girl. But I do think it's very romantic to cook dinner and sit around the piano at night and sing together. John Stamos, actor
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It seemed romantic but also tragic - people would be winning but then lose it all, or crash but fight on, break bones but get back on their bikes and try to finish. Just getting to the end was seen as an achievement in itself. David Millar, athlete
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I am a big fan of the old Howard Hawks films from the 30s and 40s, I was a big Hepburn and Tracey fan for a while and Woody Allen films that are a very different kind of romantic comedy. Edward Burns, actor
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There's nothing more romantic than Italian food. Elisha Cuthbert, actress
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It's harder and harder to make a well-done romantic comedy these days because the conventions have been so played out. Dana Fox, writer
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I'm sick of playing romantic leads. John Corbett, actor
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We have got too many kids around the house to have a romantic meal at home. But Danielle is a fantastic cook. She does a brilliant lasagne, great roasts and a great chilli dish. She knows the way to my heart. Gary Lineker, athlete
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I tend to play strong characters and people just assume that I would want to play romantic comedies, which I would love to do, but there are other women that do it so great and they maybe couldn't do what I do, play the kind of characters that I play. Carrie-Anne Moss, actress
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I love being one half of a romantic couple. Julianna Margulies, actress
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I'm a hopeless romantic with a dirty mind. Leelee Sobieski, actress
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I'm probably a bit romantic about it, but I think we humans miss having contact with fire. We need it. Jamie Oliver, chef
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I'm better with my hands, and I always loved the slightly romantic idea of starting with bits of wood and being able to create something to sit on, to eat from, to store your clothes in. Jamie Oliver, chef
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Usually, in romantic comedies, you end up sacrificing a great deal of the complexity - you know, just two attractive people and a good soundtrack. Timothy Olyphant, actor
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I love romantic comedies. Lil' Romeo, musician
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I have a great wife and it's very easy to be romantic because it makes her happy and then my life is so much better when she's happy. Nicholas Sparks, author
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I think a nice romantic dinner should be saved for when you and the girl you're dating or seeing have something special and it's a more special occasion. Ben Savage, actor
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Being in the studio is a really romantic time. Alison Krauss, musician
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I think as a young actress, it's very rare that you read something where you're not either 'the girl' or there to serve some romantic purpose in a male dominated cast. Sienna Miller, actress
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The amount of speculation surrounding my romantic life is astounding. It's strange how involved people get: invested and angry, really disappointed. Sienna Miller, actress
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The idea of a soulmate is beautiful and very romantic to talk about it in a movie or a song, but in reality, I find it scary. Vanessa Paradis, musician
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Vinyl is the real deal. I've always felt like, until you buy the vinyl record, you don't really own the album. And it's not just me or a little pet thing or some kind of retro romantic thing from the past. It is still alive. Jack White, musician
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Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood. I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal. Gloria Steinem, activist
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We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder. Andre Maurois, writer
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Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw. Fran Lebowitz, journalist
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I don't get off on romantic parts. But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe. Morgan Freeman, actor
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I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing. Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress
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In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person. Margaret Anderson, editor
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We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic. Mary Wortley Montagu, writer
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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, poet
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If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance. Bern Williams,
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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches. Ben Affleck, actor
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I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. It's something that's increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before. Julia Roberts, actress
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I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out. Jennifer Love Hewitt, actress
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It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art. Walter Hagen, athlete
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You're an actor, are you? Well, all that means is: you are irresponsible, irrational, romantic, and incapable of handling an adult emotion or a universal concept without first reducing it to something personal, material, sensational - and probably sexual! George Herman, journalist
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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, musician
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The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it. Buchi Emecheta, novelist
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In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero. Chow Yun-Fat, actor
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Therapy was the biggest romance of my life. Dar Williams, musician
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You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it. Robert Frank, photographer
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Romance is dead - it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. Yeardley Smith, actress
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At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds. John McLaughlin, musician
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I don't think of death in a romantic way anymore. Robert Smith, musician
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You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. Stevie Nicks, musician
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A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him. Arthur Symons, poet
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I'm a really huge fan of the old romantic comedies from the '30s and '40s... Huge fan. I love all that stuff. Thomas Jane, actor
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Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair. William Dunbar, poet
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Well, I think first it was rare for me to do anything that had any kind of a romantic note to it. Tim Roth, actor
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I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me, thank God. Gabrielle Union, actress
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Soul meets soul on lovers lips. Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet
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...any schmoozer can light a candle. Che Elias,
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With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story, that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy. I wanted to do the opposite. Bill Pullman, actor
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The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test. Joan Chen, actress
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The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat. Joe Dimaggio, athlete
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I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further. James Van Der Beek, actor
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In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere. And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, musician
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You're always close and you never get that big romantic lead. Patricia Clarkson, actress
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Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook, but John is a really great one. Literally, I never cook. The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals. Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never to go into the kitchen again. Rebecca Romijn, actress
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Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr. Bill Griffith, cartoonist
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I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life - who I'm married to now - and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic. Victoria Jackson, comedian
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I don't think I'll ever escape the fact that I don't belong anywhere in particular. I've often dreamed about going back to Nigeria, but that's a very romantic notion. It's a hideous country to go to in reality. Hugo Weaving, actor
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I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me. Joel Madden, musician
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I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies. Maria Bello, actress
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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, critic
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In our romantic groves I adored her like a divinity. Anne Boyd, composer
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Consider what a romantic expedition you are on; take notes. Anne Boyd, composer
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As a kid I quite fancied the romantic, Bohemian idea of being an artist. I expect I thought I could escape from the difficulties of maths and spelling. Maybe I thought I would avoid the judgement of the establishment. Peter Wright, celebrity
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Well my biggest dream is to be in a romantic comedy. Izabella Scorupco, actress
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When you are the lead in a romantic comedy, you have to worry about people really liking you. Morris Chestnut, actor
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But romantic vision can also lead one away from certain very hard, ugly truths about life that are important to know. Donna Tartt, novelist
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Times were changing. Clothes were changing. Morals were changing. We went from romantic loves songs like I used to do to rock 'n roll. Now that has changed to rap. So, there's always a new generation with new music. Bobby Vinton, musician
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I don't like to search too much. I find it is easier when romance finds you. Michelle Trachtenberg, actress
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I always wanted a guitar. I always wanted to be a cowboy singer because I also listened to Hank Williams, and he would always sing these neat romantic songs. Dick Dale, musician
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I'd like to do a romantic comedy. Aaron Eckhart, actor
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Yeah, but there's nobody who represents romance to me like Cary Grant. Aaron Eckhart, actor
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I'm really a romantic at heart. Christopher Atkins, actor
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I used to be a hopeless romantic - I fell in love with everyone I went out with. Jeremy London, actor
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New York has got this sort of wonderful romantic idea of the South. Josh Lucas, actor
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If we perform the romantic repertoire we need more musicians. Neville Marriner, musician
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My husband does so many romantic things for me, it's absurd. Jennifer Beals, actress
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That on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it's pure, it means that they do too. Sean Penn, actor
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There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important. John Boorman, director
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The whole romantic part of my life was a wipeout. I didn't even own a belt. Paul Lynde, comedian
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When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy. Albert Finney, actor
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We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy. Jill Bennett, actress
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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, writer
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Is that romantic fantasy real? Um, after kids, no. Take the kids away, I don't know. Depends. Robin Wright Penn, actress
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I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy. James L. Brooks, producer
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I would like to do maybe a smaller romantic comedy. Linda Fiorentino, actress
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But other vampire stories? Well, no, I really haven't read too many, and I can't say I'm crazy about romantic vampires anyway - to me the vampire is simply an evil monster. Brian Lumley, writer
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I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters. Conrad Hall, film cinematographer
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In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists. Havelock Ellis, psychologist
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I don't know if it's a romantic comedy but I'm in the beginning of the first of the season of "The West Wing." We shot it last year. I don't know. If anyone asks me to be in one, I'll jump on it. Jason Isaacs, actor
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I'm a very romantic person. Esai Morales, actor
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