"When I was a teenager I was a total romantic escapist. My world was books."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Colin Wilson on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Colin Wilson on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Colin Wilson on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Colin Wilson 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."Colin Wilson on Fran Lebowitz
"Being very famous is not the fun it sounds. It merely means you're being chased by a lot of people and you lose your privacy."