Romanticism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old romanticism quotes, romanticism sayings, and romanticism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Romanticism is not just a mode; it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man. Anita Brookner
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule. Anita Brookner
If there is moonlight outside, don't stay inside! If there is candle inside, don't stay outside! Moments of romanticism are too valuable to be missed! Mehmet Murat ildan
Classicism is health, romanticism is disease. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Romanticism is beauty without bounds-the beautiful infinite. Jean Paul
Nothing spoils romance so much as a sense of humor in the woman. Oscar Wilde
Worrisome. It's romanticism, and it's dangerous to have children and students on the street. Viktor Yanukovych
It's all romanticism, nonsense, rottenness, art. Ivan Turgenev
Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics! Arthur Rimbaud
Romanticism implies nostalgia for damaged goods. Brad Mehldau
Boredom is simply romanticism with a morning-after thirst. Samuel Hopkins Adams
Romanticism was more than merely an alternative to a sterile classicism; romanticism made possible, especially in art, a great expansion of the human consciousness. Edward Abbey
Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject, nor exact truth, but in the way of feeling. Charles Baudelaire
In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere. And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
At the heart of all romanticism is suffering. Brin-Jonathan Butler
Romanticism is a cultural tool of male power to keep women from knowing their conditions. Shulamith Firestone
Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks. Olivia Wilde
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts. Charles Baudelaire
Romanticism is the abuse of adjectives. Alfred De Musset
Romanticism is the mother of kitsch and that there are moments when the child becomes so like its mother that one cannot differentiate between them. Hermann Broch
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about. Oscar Wilde
For me, Romanticism is the most recent and the most current expression of beauty. Charles Baudelaire
Love is a two-way street constantly under construction. Carroll Bryant
Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject, nor exact truth, but in the way of feeling. Charles Baudelaire
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. Charles Bukowski
I am no bird and no net ensnares me I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Brontë
Love is the emblem of eternity it confounds all notion of time effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end. CORINNE Anne Louise Germaine de Staël
Satire is people as they are romanticism, people as they would like to be realism, people as they seem with their insides left out. Dawn Powell
Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte
It's not much. You begin by thinking there is something extraordinary about it. But you'll find out, when you've been out in the world a while longer, unhappiness is the commonest thing there is. Erich Maria Remarque