"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."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Chow Yun-Fat on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Chow Yun-Fat on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Chow Yun-Fat on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Chow Yun-Fat on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Chow Yun-Fat on Fran Lebowitz