Notice they are top and tailed by Jane Austen…and my two ancient much-read copies as illustrations.
Ten Most Romantic Quotes in Literature/Film/TV
- ”My heart is, and always will be, yours.” Sense And Sensibility – 16 per cent of the vote.
- ”I’m scared of what I saw, I’m scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.” Dirty Dancing – 14 per cent of the vote.
- ”Winning that ticket, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me … it brought me to you. And I’m thankful for that, Rose. I’m thankful. You must do me this honour, Rose. Promise me you’ll survive.” Titanic – 11 per cent of the vote.
- ”When you realise you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” When Harry Met Sally – 11 per cent of the vote.
- ”Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Wuthering Heights – 10 per cent of the vote.
- ”I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Notting Hill – 10 per cent of the vote.
- ”I love you. I really love you.” ”Ditto.” Ghost – 9 per cent of the vote.
- ”And at home by the fire, whenever you look up there I shall be. And whenever I look up, there will be you.” Far From The Madding Crowd – 8 per cent of the vote.
- ”But for now, let me say without hope or agenda to me, you are perfect, and my wasted heart will love you…” Love Actually – 8 per cent of the vote.
- ”In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” Pride And Prejudice – 7 per cent of the vote.