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Romantic Quotes

Are you looking for some romantic quotes for your girlfriend, or boyfriend? You are in the perfect place.

I love thee – I love thee,
‘Tis all that I can say
It is my vision in the night,
My dreaming in the day. ~Thomas Hood

I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. ~John Keats

I love your hills and I love your dales,
And I love your flocks a-bleating;
but oh, on the heather to lie together,
With both our hearts a-beating! ~John Keats

For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. ~Rosemonde Gerard

You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ~Dr. Seuss

If our two loves be one, or thou and I
Love so alike, that none doe slacken, none can die. ~John Donne

My debt to you, Belovèd,
Is one I cannot pay
In any coin of any realm
On any reckoning day. ~Jessie B. Rittenhouse

Ah, lady, when I gave my heart to thee,
It passed into thy lifelong regency. ~Gilbert Parker

Until then, mio dolce amor, a thousand kisses; but give me none in return, for they set my blood on fire. ~Napolean Bonaparte, letter to wife Josephine, December 1795

Oh, hasten not this loving act,
Rapture where self and not-self meet:
My life has been the awaiting you,
Your footfall was my own heart’s beat. ~Paul Valéry

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. ~William Shakespeare

Romantic QuotesTo lovers, I devise their imaginary world, with whatever they may need, as the stars of the sky, the red, red roses by the wall, the snow of the hawthorn, the sweet strains of music, and aught else they may desire to figure to each other the lastingness and beauty of their love. ~Williston Fish, “A Last Will,” 1898

Give me a kisse, and to that kisse a score;
Then to that twenty, adde a hundred more;
A thousand to that hundred; so kisse on,
To make that thousand up a million;
Treble that million, and when that is done,
Let’s kisse afresh, as when we first begun. ~Robert Herrick, “To Anthea (III)”

So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life. ~John Milton

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. ~William Shakespeare

My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, both are infinite. ~William Shakespeare

Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words. ~Margaret Mitchell

Come live in my heart and pay no rent. ~Samuel Lover

The Oriole weds his mottled mate,
The Lily weds the bee;
Heaven’s marriage ring is round the earth,
Let me bind thee? ~Author Unknown

I but know that I love thee, whatever thou art. ~Thomas Moore

I could walk forever and a mile with one beautiful girl. ~A.C. Van Cherub

Her very frowns are fairer far
Than smiles of other maidens are. ~Hartley Coleridge

Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, Prometheus Unbound

My whole heart for my whole life. ~French saying used on poesy rings

A man had given all other bliss,
And all his worldly worth for this,
To waste his whole heart in one kiss
Upon her perfect lips. ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson

[L]eave a kiss but in the cup, and I’ll not look for wine. ~Ben Jonson, To Celia

Two souls, one heart. ~French saying used on poesy rings

What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Lastly, do I vow, that mine eyes desire you above all things. ~Catherine of Aragon, 1535

Aging Quotes #4

# The troubles of the young are soon over; they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off … you will see the scar there still. – Olive Schreiner

# We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw

# What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new. – Henry David Thoreau

# When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood. – Sam Ewing

# Why is it that, as we grow older, we are so reluctant to change? It is not so much that new ideas are painful, for they are not. It is that old ideas are seldom entirely false, but have truth, great truth in them. The justification for conservatism is the desire to preserve the truths and standards of the past; its dangers, of which we are seldom aware, is that in preserving those values, we may miss the infinitely greater riches that lie in the future. – Dale Turner

# Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. – Tom Wilson

# Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age. – Gloria Steinem

# The years like great black oxen tread the world,
And God, the herdsman goads them on behind,
And I am broken by their passing feet. – William Butler Yeats

# You and I are old… Though much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are–
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ulysses)

# You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear as young as your hope, as old as your despair. – Douglas MacArthur

# You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. – John Nuveen

# You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. – Bob Hope