Quotation Explorer - 'Romantic'

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love. - Andre Maurois
I am no nihilist. I am not even a cynic. I am, actually, rather romantic. And here’s my idea of romance: You will soon be dead. Life will sometimes seem long and tough and, god, it’s tiring. And you will sometimes be happy and sometimes sad. And then you’ll beold. And then you’ll be dead. - Tim Minchin
I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. - Bill Bryson
What's rose? A tragic or romantic flower? - Sindi Hysi
some stories are sudden like an inhale, some are overcoming like the tides, some, we name mistake, some are called lessons. Stories...tragic, romantic, comedy. We make them, they make us . - Upasana Banerjee
Writing romantic fiction is the second chance that loved ones denied us. - Shannon L. Alder
Words are more thoughts; the photographed images always ends up having a romantic gloss about it - no matter how I try to avoid it. - Robert Frank
Born to be wild; born to be free; nobody owns you; you are, a romantic tree. - Santosh Kalwar
Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love -- the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters. - Woody Allen
A Romantic builds everyday fulfillment through tenacious observation of daily life and an abundance of reliance on intuition. The result: An extraordinary life lived in ordinary days. - Shannon Ables
I'm an incurable romantic. The essence of romance is an unshakable conviction that next time will be different. - Glen Cook
don't be too much busy on imagining your your life as perfect as the romantic movies, you have your own private story that is being written by the master of the masters. - asma ismaciil
Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is - love simply is. - Paulo Coelho
An unhappy ending makes it literature rather than romantic fiction. - Victoria Clayton
He’d mesmerized her, held her soul captive. And she couldn’t move.Unless you want more than a dream, he said.She did.Will you stay? he whispered. Or will you go?She stayed. Heaven help her, she stayed.And Michael showed her just how romantic a library could be. - Julia Quinn
Every romantic knows that love was never a noun; it is a verb. - Shannon L. Alder
The most romantic creation to have come out of regret is time-travel - Preeti Bhonsle
What the world stigmatizes as romantic is often more nearly allied to the truth than is commonly supposed. - Anne Brontë
Pale, with dark hair, the one who is coming is melancholy, romantic. And I am arch and fluent and capricious; for he is melancholy, he is romantic. He is here. - Virginia Woolf
Masters and highly successful people are in a romantic relationships with their work - Desmond Oshifeso
Romantic love morphs into a loving and eternal relationship if we understand what is love; why passion is such a sweet word. - Balroop Singh
Be truly romantic even when you are alone. - Debasish Mridha
I don't know what I'm playing at. I feel so romantic and furious all the time. - Gwendoline Riley
In spite of photographs taken in beer halls or nightclubs showing her cuddling up to some strapping, smirking youth, it seems that the romantic cliché was true: when she met Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun met her destiny - Angela Lambert
My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky. - Alan Moore
I am a tourist of the emotions, visiting only the most well-worn spots. It is romantic, that is, a distortion, to imagine whole lives from the barest observation. - Jean Thompson
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays. - Oscar Wilde
There is nothing romantic about childhood. Children can enjoy their childhood only if the adults create the necessary atmosphere. - Sadghuru
Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating. - Simone Weil
Be a true romantic. Always ruminate about the true beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Let the romantic minds meet the romantic cities and after that the candle of romanticism shines on earth like a sun! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is indeed dangerous, but not in the way morality would have us believe. It is indeed unmanageable, but the essence of it is not a battle. It is unmanageable because it is a romance, and its essence is romantic beauty. - E. M. Forster
It is romantic, yes,’ agreed Hercule Poirot. ‘It is peaceful. The sun shines. The sea is blue. But you forget, Miss Brewster, there is evil everywhere under the sun’. - Agatha Christie
Nerd girls are the world’s most underutilized romantic resource. And guys, do not tell me that nerd girls are not hot because that shows a Paris Hilton-esque failure to understand hotness. - John Green
To be wild as the waves;enshrinedby the vastness—our cosmic immemorial.Unsettled as the forest.An indomitable flickeramidst worldviews,of jaded crownsand romantic ash. - Steven Storm
Constitutional democracy, you see, is no romantic notion. It's our defense against ourselves, the one foe who might defeat us. - Bill Moyers
In a very romantic moment,I want only love, not a comment. - Debasish Mridha
You may deem me romantic, my dear sister, but I bitterly feel the want of a friend. - Mary Shelley
Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything...death is not...It's the absence of presence, nothing more...the endless time of never coming back...a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes no sound... - Tom Stoppard
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. - Edward Abbey
Some people call me sick and twisted. I feel that I'm neither; I am instead a Romantic. - Kenzie Western
We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world. - Karl Lagerfeld
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
Treading the soil of the moon, palpating 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
Properly understood, then, the scriptures counsel us to be virtuous not because romantic love is bad, but precisely because romantic love is so good. It is not only good; it is pure, precious, even sacred and holy. - Bruce C. Hafen
God takes great joy in the passionate romantic love between a husband and wife. - Jim George
They don’t know I only speak in runaway train stationsand everybody is always a few minutes too late to the platform.No one has ever gotten the chance to get too closebecause it is never romantic to fuck the girl who makes love to her own sadness every single night. - Katelin Wagner
Reality provides us with facts so romantic that imagination itself could add nothing to them. - Jules Verne
Some relationships start with fights... But, usually only in romantic comedies. Life's not the movies.
We will never have a perfect world, but it’s not romantic or naïve to work toward a better one. - Steven Pinker
Life Without Love Like Body without Soul - romantic
Let those who wish have their respectability- I wanted freedom, freedom to indulge in whatever caprice struck my fancy, freedom to search in the farthermost corners of the earth for the beautiful, the joyous, and the romantic. - Richard Halliburton
And what does a person with such romantic temperament seek in the study of the classics?"If by romantic you mean solitary and introspective, I think romantics are frequently the best classicists. - Donna Tartt
There's nothing more romantic than self-destruction. - Meghan Blistinsky
I am hopeless, romantic, and I love to spoil my girlfriend - Orlando Bloom
SHE Is A Wonderful Romantic Poem With Billions of Lines. Even If I Could, I Wouldn't Finish Reading HER In My Entire Life.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
You're just a huge romantic at heart, aren't you?""If there's cash involved, I'm anything you want me to be. - Jasper Fforde
Romantic literature is in effect imaginative lying. - Oscar Wilde
A first kiss in the book stacks. Now that was romantic. - D'Aprix Sweeney, Cynthia
I'm a romantic and I kinda believed in this fairy tale. And in some ways I think that's always been to my advantage, because like if you can believe in something great, I feel like you can achieve something great. - Katy Perry
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