10 Romantic Quotes from Literature

romantic quotes

“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.”
Leo TolstoyAnna Karenina

“I adore you. I’m madly in love with you. I can’t believe that what anyone is at this moment saying has ever happened. Nothing has ever happened. Nothing. Your eyes kill me. I’m lost. You’re wonderful.”
Harold Pinter, Betrayal

“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”
Jane Austen, Emma

“He was deciding whether to cut her throat or love her forever.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

“I do love nothing in the world so well as you. Is not that strange?”
William ShakespeareMuch Ado About Nothing

romantic quotes

“When you are a high school girl, there is nothing more miraculous than a high school boy.”
Curtis SittenfeldAmerican Wife

“How can I find the words? Poets have taken them all and left me with nothing to say or do. Except to teach me for the first time what they meant.”
Dorothy L. SayersBusman’s Honeymoon

“Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain and sickness it would still be dear.”
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

“Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”
Charles M. Schulz, Peanuts

“It was all part of growing up. You got these little quick passions, you blinked, and they were gone. You forgave faults, found perfection, fell madly; then the next day the sun came up and it was over. Chalk it up to experience, old girl, and get on with the morning.”
William Goldman, The Princess Bride

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