67Romantic love Quotes

Science is like a love affair with nature; an elusive, tantalising mistress. It has all the turbulence, twists and turns of romantic love, but that's part of the game. view quote

Any kind of novelty or excitement drives up dopamine in the brain, and dopamine is associated with romantic love. view quote

Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire. view quote

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule. view quote

Romantic love allows you to focus mating energy. Attachment sustains that relationship as long as necessary to raise your baby. view quote

The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test. view quote

The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity. view quote

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder. view quote

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames. view quote

When I was a kid, I knew the black and white version of 'Jane Eyre,' and I guess I became interested in the idea of romantic love - of unrequited love and the tragedies of that; of what are the important things in life; what should one value over other materials. view quote