"Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Thomas Moore on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Thomas Moore on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Thomas Moore on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Thomas Moore 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."Thomas Moore on Fran Lebowitz
"Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance."
"True change takes place in the imagination."
"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
"Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves."
"A friendship that like love is warm A love like friendship, steady."