Romance or romantic usually refers to Romance (love), love emphasizing emotion over libido.
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Famous quotes containing the word romance:
“I do like a little romance ... just a sniff, as I call it, of the rocks and valleys.... Of course, bread-and-cheese is the real thing. The rocks and valleys are no good at all, if you havent got that.”
—Anthony Trollope (18151882)
“Not romance but companionship makes the happiness of daily life.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“The California fever is not likely to take us off.... There is neither romance nor glory in digging for gold after the manner of the pictures in the geography of diamond washing in Brazil.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)