Summer romances begin for all kinds of reasons, but when all is said and done, they have one thing in common. They're shooting stars, a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, fleeting glimpse of eternity, and in a flash they're gone.

Noah

Young Allie: Now say you're a bird too.
[she jumps on him while they are at the beach]
Young Noah: If you're a bird, I'm a bird.

Allie: Do you think our love can make miracles?
Duke: I do.

[to Martha] You know I want to give you everything you want. But I can't. It's broken.

Young Noah

Young Noah: I'm Noah Calhoun.
Young Allie: So?
Young Noah: So it's really nice to meet you.
Edmond: Allie, who is this guy?
Young Allie: I don't know, Noah Calhoun.

That's my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that's where my home is.

Duke

Young Noah: What am I gonna do in New York?
Young Allie: ...Be with me.

Duke: How's it hangin' Harry?
Harry: I keep trying to die, but they won't let me.
Duke: Well, you can't have everything.

Allie: Did you write that?
Duke: No, that was Walt Whitman.
Allie: I think I knew him...
Duke: I think you did too.

You're gonna kill me woman! I need sleep, I need food, to regain my strength!

Young Noah

Duke: I was just going for a walk. I couldn't sleep.
Nurse Esther: You were going to see Miss Allie. Now you know you're not allowed. It's against the rules. You go back to your room. And as for me, I'm going downstairs to get a cup of coffee and won't be back for a while. Stay out of trouble.

Fin: Do you guys love each other?
[Young Noah snickers]
Fin: Oh I get it, you guys do love each other!
Young Noah: Okay. Goodbye

The Notebook, based on the book by NIcholas Sparks, is considered one of the most romantic of all time.

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The Notebook Quotes

Young Allie: Why didn't you write me? Why? It wasn't over for me, I waited for you for seven years. But now it?s too late.
Young Noah: I wrote you 365 letters. I wrote you everyday for a year.
Young Allie: You wrote me?
Young Noah: Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over

Young Allie: What happens if a car comes?
Young Noah: We die.