romance

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on fiction, imagination, joy, life, romance, and yielding

The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on art, chance, necessity, and romance

Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on music and romance

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on humor, romance, sense of humor, and women

Nothing spoils romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on romance, science, and sentimentality

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on beginning, love, romance, and world

When one is in love one always begins by deceiving oneself, and one always ends by deceiving others. This is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on instinct, love, men, romance, and women

Men always want to be a woman's first love; women have a more subtle instinct: what they like is to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on beginning, love, romance, women, and world

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her. When one is in love one begins by deceiving oneself. And one ends by deceiving others. This is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Michael Novak on life, people, romance, and traditions

Tradition lives because young people come along who catch its romance and add new glories to it.

Michael Novak

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A Quote by Mary Fitch Watkins on life, opera, and romance

Opera is as it is because we fundamentally crave romance. We want plumes and velvet somewhere in our lives.

Mary Fitch Watkins

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