That “ol’ black magic” is a fickle force. The chemistry of romantic love can trigger the chemistry of sexual desire and the fuel of sexual desire can trigger the fuel of romance. This is why it is dangerous to copulate with someone with whom you don’t wish to become involved. Although you intend to have casual sex, you might just fall in love.

Love is the desire to be irresistibly desired.

He could not forget the touch of her arms around his neck, impatiently felt as it had been at the time; but now the recollection of her clinging defence of him, seemed to thrill him through and through,–to melt away every resolution, all power of self-control, as if it were wax before a fire

If you???re starting a small business with your spouse, then remember the increased stress from work can easily carry over into your romantic relationship.

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Jean Pierre Claris De Florian Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away. Pushit to one side and it creeps to the other.

The proof of true love is to be unsparing in criticism

We look for romance in the well-cultivated garden-plots, and when it springs out of virgin soil we are surprised, though any fool might know it was the natural place for it.

All I really, really want our love to do is to bring out the best in me and in you too

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Bookstores see a book by a woman and they put it in the romance section.

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear

Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man

Absence lessens half-hearted passions, and increases great ones, as the wind puts out candles and yet stirs up the fire.

American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but looking outward in the same direction

Soul meets soul on lover’s lips.

On the Hugh Grant romance rumours: We’re not dating and I’m not pregnant. We have not kissed or touched. We have not fought and broken up

The love we give away is the only love we keep.

So dear I love him that with him, All deaths I could endure.Without him, live no life.

When you say that you love someone, you’re not always right. But when you feel that you love someone, you know that it’s true.

Love is like smiling, it never fades and is contagious.

Is not a kiss the very autograph of love?You love simply because you cannot help it

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else?A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet.

You can be as romantic as you please about love, Hector; but you mustn’t be romantic about money

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Romance is about building trust, affection, and harmony between two caring people.

I love you more than yesterday, less than tomorrow.

Spoil your husband, but don’t spoil your children.

Love must not touch the marrow of the soul. Our affections must be breakable chains that we can cast them off or tighten them

Love reckons hours for months, and das for years;And every little absence is an age

I think we dream so we don’t have to be away from one another. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we’ll always be together.

Other men said they have seen angels, But I have seen thee And thou art enough.

Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.

I could not sit seriously down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my life; and if it were indispensable for me to keep it up and never relax into laughing at myself or at other people, I am sure I should be hung before I had finished the first chapter.

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, Find my soul and I’m yours forever.

What is love, Does anyone know, Is it what twinkles between our toes, Can we not see it with our own eyes, Can we not hear its whisper with our own ears, Can we not touch it with our own skin, No we can not, Because true love comes from you, Within

You say that love is nonsense….I tell you it is no such thing. For weeksand months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart,never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one’s nerves liketoothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhaustingby its steady drain on the strength.

O happy hours when I may once more encircle within these arms the dearest object of my love- when I shall again feel the pressure of that ‘aching head’ which will delight to recline upon my bosom, when I may again press to my heart which palpitates with the purest affection that loved one who has so long shared its undivided devotion

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

I love romance. I’m a sucker for it. I love it so much. It’s pathetic.

But you realize, love should ALWAYS start as friendship. If you can’t be friends first, then love is USELESS. And I will be adamant about this fact. Lovers must be best friends. If you ask me, if you ask a married couple who their best friends are, and they reply someone OTHER than their spouse, their marriage will fail. Friends first. Always.

To be in love is merely to be In a state of perpetual anesthesia:To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

This was love at first sight, love everlasting: a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected-in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness; it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement,that this was for life.

I’m not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk of dating someone who’d owned a lunch box with my picture on it.

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved

Romance is the poetry of literature.

She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause.

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.

Why are old lovers able to become friends? Two reasons; They never really loved each other, or they love each other still.

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Romance is a love affair in other than domestic surroundings.

You’re nothing short of my everything.

They cannot scare me with their empty spaces between stars–on stars where no human race is. I have it in me so much nearer home to scare myself with my own desert places.

They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze

I have you. A lover and a friend. You are everything I need. You are the sun, the air I breathe. Without you, life wouldn’t be the same. Please don’t ever go away. And if you go, then don’t forget to take me with you.