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Passion at play

February 13, 2014 · Updated 12:52 PM
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With Valentine’s Day less than 48 hours away, time is running out on making plans to impress your sweetheart with a romantic gesture or gift / Contributed art

With Valentine’s Day less than 24 hours away, time is running out on making plans to impress your sweetheart with a romantic gesture or gift, or for deciding upon something creative that might let those special people in your life know that you care.

So, if you find yourself still scratching your head for an idea to capture the spirit of the holiday, the Journal staff suggests that a film or a poem, or possibly a book, might do the trick.

Below is a list of Top Five candidates in each category. However, since we were way underwhelmed by the lists of “Most Romantic Films of All Time” that we came across (“Annie Hall”, really?), we picked five of our own.

We’re also tossing out a few “love quotes” as well, which may come in handy. Feel free to use ‘em, but don’t abuse ‘em.

Silver Screen Sweethearts Silver Screen Sweethearts

• Casablanca (1942)

• Wall-E (2008)

• Australia (2008)

• The Princess Bride (1987)

• Juno (2007)

— Source: Journal staff

Poetry & Passion

• Sonnet 116, by William Shakespeare,

• Love One Another, by Khalil Gibran

• Meeting at Night, by Robert Browning

• My River runs to thee, by Emily Dickinson

• Love’s Philosophy, by Percy Bysshe Shelley

— Source: www.poemofquotes.com

 

Romantic Reads for a Good MoodRomantic Reads

• Lover Unleashed, by J.R. Ward

• Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

• Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë

• Love Story, by Erich Segal

• The Thorn Birds, by Colleen McCullough

— Source: www.ibtimes.com

 

“I could search my whole life through and through and never find another you.”

“When you see a falling star tonight, make a wish, it will come true because I wished and I found you.”

“They say you only fall in love once, but that can’t be true… Every time I look at you, I fall in love all over again.”


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