"That on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it's pure, it means that they do too."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Sean Penn on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Sean Penn on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Sean Penn on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Sean Penn 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."Sean Penn on Fran Lebowitz
"Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father."
"Marriage ain't easy, but it's great most of the time."
"Well, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can't help but laugh a little, because you've already seen a lot of these movies 482 times."
"So if we have anything original to offer, it's to speak from our own life about the society we're in."