"I was married when I was 17. I knew nothing. I was full of romance."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Gloria Swanson on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Gloria Swanson on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Gloria Swanson on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Gloria Swanson 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."Gloria Swanson on Fran Lebowitz
"The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck."
"As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation."
"Life and death. They are somehow sweetly and beautifully mixed, but I don't know how."
"The only time I ever went hunting I remembered it as a grisly experience."
"If you're 40 years old and you've never had a failure, you've been deprived."