"I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."James Van Der Beek on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."James Van Der Beek on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."James Van Der Beek on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."James Van Der Beek 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 Van Der Beek on Fran Lebowitz
"Being the lead of the show and working a lot of hours - all good stuff, a tremendous education, incredible opportunity, it changed my life - it was a marathon, and by the end of it I was pretty beat."
"I've never really had a problem with the imagination level of an audience. They're always smarter and savvier than any studio exec will give them credit for."
"I believe every religion captures a piece of the truth."
"The more you make fun of yourself and don't try to go for any kind of respect, the more people seem to respect you."
"I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once, then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further. So, I just keep my private life to myself."