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What are some romantic quotes to say to your partner?

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Quoting verses from poetry, lines from romantic movies or songs and even the words of history's great intellectuals can help you express your love to your partner. The sonnets and plays of William Shakespeare, most notably "Romeo & Juliet" and "A Midsummer's Night Dream," contain perhaps the most numerous and timeless quotes about love. Additionally, romantic poet Oscar Wilde once asked, "Who, being loved, is poor?"

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Another poet, Henry David Thoreau, observed that, "Love must be as much as light, as it is a flame." Many other poets wrote romantic poetry, including Emily Dickinson, John Keats and Percy Shelley.

Classic romantic films, such as "Titanic," "Shakespeare in Love" and "Sleepless in Seattle," contain touching and often humorous quotes about love. The romantic film "The Princess Bride" issues quirky quotes such as, "True love is the greatest thing in the world...except for a nice MLT -- mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich, where the mutton is nice and lean and the tomato is ripe." Express your feelings by quoting your favorite love song, such as the ballad "Your Song" by Elton John or Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight."

Quote great thinkers such as Albert Einstein or Sophocles. Throughout history, famous intellectuals made eloquent comments about love. One of Sophocles' famous quotes on love is, "One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love."

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