The Notebook Quotes And Sayings For The Romantic At Heart

Check out my selection of The Notebook quotes and sayings.

Yes, I am referring to the lines from popular 2004 tearjerker film “The Notebook”.

This sleeper hit movie based on the best-selling romantic novel of the same title by Nicholas Sparks.

The romantic drama film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as the young couple.

the notebook quotes and sayings“The Notebook” was inspired by the story of the grandparents of author Sparks’ wife; who had been married over sixty years when Sparks met them.

The movie and the book have very different endings.

This emotionally-charged story has touched many romantic souls.

The Notebook Quotes And Sayings

Anyway, here are my favorite The Notebook quotes and sayings taken from the book and movie:


“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts, and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. one, Miracles)

(This quote is also found here.)


“The romantics would call this a love story: the cynics would call it a tragedy.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. one, Miracles)

(This quote is also found here.)


“I have no complaints about my path and the places it has taken me; enough complaints to fill a circus tent about other things, maybe, but the path I’ve chosen has always been the right one, and I wouldn’t have had it any other way.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. one, Miracles)


Time, unfortunately doesn’t make it easy to stay on course. The path is straight as ever, but now it is strewn with the rocks and gravel that accumulate over a lifetime.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. one, Miracles)


“…the belief that miracles, no matter how inexplicable or unbelievable, are real and can occur without regard to the natural order of things.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. one, Miracles)


“She had the world at her feet, while he didn’t have two dimes to rub together.”

(From 2004 Movie ‘The Notebook’)


“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”

(From 2004 Movie ‘The Notebook’)


“You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, every day we are together is the greatest day of my life.”

(The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2011, ch. eight, Winter For Two)


“She saw his body glisten with crystal sweat and watched as beads rolled down his chest and fell onto her like the rain outside. And with every drop, with every breath, she felt herself, every responsibility, every facet of her life, slipping away.”

(The Notebook: Student Edition By Nicholas Sparks, Hachette UK, 2014, ch. six, Swams And Storm)


Enjoy the full movie ‘The Notebook‘ with both English and Mandarin subtitles below: