Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
— Anita Brookner
You see for me, America is an idea. It is a stage for transformation. I felt when I came to Iowa City from Calcutta that suddenly I could be a new person . . . What America offers me is romanticism and hope . . . Suddenly, I found myself in a country where
— romanticism quotation by Bharati Mukeriee
In short, the building becomes a theatrical demonstration of its functional ideal. In this romanticism, high-tech architecture is, of course, no different in spirit -- if totally different in form -- from all the romantic architecture of the past.
The search for conspiracy only increases the elements of morbidity and paranoia and fantasy in this country. It romanticizes crimes that are terrible because of their lack of purpose. It obscures our necessary understanding, all of us, that in this life there is often tragedy without reason.
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.
In perhaps 50 years, 60 years, we can finish completely this civilization, and offer to our children the possibility to invent a new story, a new poetry, a new romanticism.
Our society loves to romanticize the idea of the single, solo inventor who, working late in the lab one night, makes an earthshaking discovery, and voila, overnight everything's changed. That's a very appealing picture; however, it's just not true. Medicine today is a team sport.
I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood.
I'm very used to playing the tomboy or the sarcastic cynic.
That's my go-to. Playing the vulnerable of a real girl that's in real womanlike situations, where it's romanticized, I'm a little nervous about it.
I had to wear that suit, so I put in my required time in the gym.
But I'm not one of those actors who romanticizes his trials working out and brags that he can bench press a panda now.
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression.
It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
Google's thing is not advertising because it's not a romanticizing operation.
It doesn't involve expression. It's a link. What they're doing is selling access.
I view advertising as being this romanticizing element that helps us appreciate, understand and enjoy how remarkable it is that we've been able to do so much, and learn so much. I view it as really vital, even though sometimes it can be really annoying.
We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time.
I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend.
Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere.
And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic.
Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.