Favorite Quotations ~  Romance Romance

"And what's romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything As You Like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it's always daisytime." ~ D. H. Lawrence

Keith Haring

Any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting and significant than any romance, however passionate. ~ W. H. Auden

Do we really need more romance attached to the act of blowing people away? ~ John Leo

First romance, first love, is something so special to all of us, both emotionally and physically, that it touches our lives and enriches them forever. ~ Rosemary Rogers

History is a romance that is believed; romance, a history that is not believed. ~ Horace Walpole

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance. ~ Bern Williams

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes. ~ Elizabeth Ashley

In his garden every man may be his own artist without apology or explanation. Here is one spot where each may experience the romance of possibility. ~ Louise Beebe Wilder

It is only in romances that people undergo a sudden metamorphosis. In real life, even after the most terrible experiences, the main character remains exactly the same. ~ Isadora Duncan

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening. ~ Maya Angelou

Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. ~ Oscar Wilde

Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless. ~ Honore de Balzac

Perhaps, after all, romance did not come into one’s life with pomp and blare… Perhaps it crept to one’s side like an old friend through quiet ways. ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery