I think a lot of romanticizing has gone on with the women's movement.
It was my duty to shoot the enemy and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines soldiers buddies. I'm not naive and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
I want to do all kinds of things. I want to do some comedy. I'd love to do a romantic comedy and I'd love to do some period pieces with classical text. I'd love somebody to cast me as Macbeth but for a film. I just want to be all over the place.
The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But it's a joke a blot on American history.
So I'm still in my romantic stage with London I love it as a place.
Consider what a romantic expedition you are on take notes.
In our romantic groves I adored her like a divinity.
A realist in Venice would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.
I think one of the downsides of the sort of obsession with romantic love and personal fulfillment is that the plain fact of the matter is that those feelings don't last for ever and so they better be replaced and reinforced by things that do.
The thing about romance and romantic movies is that they can be somewhat melodramatic. For a lot of actors there's a certain cringe factor that's involved with that.
I'm no romantic surfing California boy. I like reading writing philosophizing. Scheming. I've been doing some exploration of the inner space.
The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer's life may be colorful but his work itself is rather drab.
People say the 'Lost Generation' in a romantic sense but I think it was tragic. They were really lost.
It's harder and harder to make a well-done romantic comedy these days because the conventions have been so played out.
I'm getting a lot of uninteresting romantic lead guys that look good and fall in love sort of garbage.
I get some of my ideas from watching my three daughters but most of them come from my own memories of growing up. I can remember how romantic I was not just about love but romance in the classic sense - the romantic ideals: of honor and truth of loyalty sacrifice and fairness. Those were the elements that made a story satisfying to me.
I am not an adolescent nor a romantic. I analyze objectively.
Forget romantic fiction a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping have sex or sleep.
Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional they are sceptical and mystical they are romantic and ironic they are cruel and tender and full of mirth and despair.
There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side he was kind of a rather stiff disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
It seems to me that romantic comedies used to be about falling in love but in recent years they've really become just comedies where the love story is only there as a spine to hang the jokes on.
After these three novels I gave up writing novels for a time I was dissatisfied with romantic doom yet didn't see much way around it.
I love romantic comedies.
In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong I did a lot of comedy many dramatic films and most of all romantic roles lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.