When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Sometimes I can't see myself when I'm with you. I can only just see you.
My life has been awaiting you. Your footfall was my own heart's beat.
Brighter than fireflies upon the Uji River are your words in the dark, Beloved.
I ne'er was struck before that hour with love so sudden and so sweet. Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower and stole my heart away complete
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
If I eat a huge meal and I can get the girl to rub my belly, I think that's about as romantic as I can think of.
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
If you look at romantic comedies as pieces of commerce, the audience is looking for wish fulfillment.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it's like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
It may be romantic to search for the salves of society's ills in slow-moving rustic surroundings, or among innocent, unspoiled provincials, if such exist, but it is a waste of time.
The Enlightenment needs more shadow; the Romantic Movement less.
It is hard to speak of sex without being clinical, brutal, or romantic.
The etiquette of romantic love is as elaborate as that surrounding the Emperor of China.
The importance of a lost romantic vision should not be underestimated. In such a vision is power as well as joy. In it is meaning.Life is flat, barren, zestless, if one can find one's lost vision nowhere.
Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in. Embark, and the romance quits our vessel, and hangs on every other sail in the horizon.
If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us, then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn't shoo them away - well, that's the height of romance.
The most passionate, consistent, extreme and implacable enemy of the Enlightenment and ... all forms of rationalism ... was Johann Georg Hamann. His influence, direct and indirect, upon the romantic revolt against universalism and scientific method ... was considerable and perhaps crucial.
... the whole tenour of female education ... tends to render the best disposed romantic and inconstant; and the remainder vain and mean.
If we perform the romantic repertoire we need more musicians.
Movies don't look hard, but figuring it out, getting the shape of it, getting everybody's character right and having it be funny, make sense and be romantic, it's creating a puzzle. Yes, having been a writer for so long, I have an awareness of when things are going awry, but it doesn't mean I know h
I cried today. I wasn't sad. You showed me beauty that I had only seen in books and dreams. I now see it in you.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
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.
I'm a hopeless romantic. I love love. My middle name is Love. Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday. I want to have a family and children. I am a sucker for every romantic comedy that comes out.
Two people who are a little bit deluded in each other's favour. That's what love is, isn't it?