"I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."James L. Brooks on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."James L. Brooks on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."James L. Brooks on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."James L. Brooks 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."James L. Brooks on Fran Lebowitz
"I took some time out for life."