The Best 53 Romantic Candle Light Dinner Quotes

Last Updated on January 16, 2021 by Scott M. Thomas

This is a collection of romantic candle light dinner quotes and famous sayings about candle light. You may wonder what the candle light dinner is? Candle light dinner means a meal for a couple which is surrounded by candles in order to make the place more romantic. Below we gathered some incredible quotes about candle light that will help you to understand it. Thanks. 

“Be gentle with me, new love. Treat me tenderly. I need the gentle touch, the soft voice, the candlelight after nine. There’ve been so many who didn’t understand so give me all the love I see in your timid eyes but give it gently Please.” – Rod McKuen

“Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” – Henny Youngman

“I don’t know how to be sexy on a date. Put up a camera and a wind machine, and I’ll give you sexy. Put me at a dinner table with some candlelight and the moon shining in and, oh, I will give you dork.” – Tyra Banks

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“Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it’s a form of sacrament.” – Sally Quinn

“We owe a lot to Thomas Edison – if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.” – Milton Berle

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” – Adam Smith

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Gautam Buddha

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” – Anne Frank

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

“Candlelight and red wine? I don’t know. Vulnerability catches me off guard every single time.” – Madi Diaz

“I love to watch the fine mist of the night come on, The windows and the stars illumined, one by one, The rivers of dark smoke pour upward lazily, And the moon rise and turn them silver. I shall see The springs, the summers, and the autumns slowly pass; And when old Winter puts his blank face to the glass, I shall close all my shutters, pull the curtains tight, And build me stately palaces by candlelight.” – Charles Baudelaire

“I always wanted to get married with just candles! I think candlelight is the most beautiful light there is and there’s something very spiritual about it.” – Nicole Kidman

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“I will be waiting by candlelight in our tree house of the mind.” – Joe Hill

“My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends – it gives a lovely light!” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

“There is no evil and there are no evil forces in the world. There are only people of awareness, and there are people who are fast asleep – and sleep has no force. The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people. And one awakened person can awaken the whole world. One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted without losing it’s light.” – Rajneesh

“There’s more, much more, to Christmas Than candlelight and cheer; It’s the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all year. It’s thoughtfulness and kindness, It’s hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding, And for goodwill to men!” – Calvin Coolidge

“You don’t need candlelight and fireside glow to make Christmas happen. Trees, ornaments, gifts, and all of it are splendid embellishments. Not necessary, but so very nice. It’s Him…It’s priceless to discover the pleasure of His company…May your home know something of all this glory during these days.” – Jack W. Hayford

“I’m big on taking the lady out to dinner. We have some candlelight romance every now and then. And our whole family is within a 6-mile radius. It’s disgustingly domestic. I’m big on Costco.” – Dave Grohl

“Marriage is more about snore strips and flannel nightgowns than candlelight dinners.” – Barbara Bartlein

“The colors that show best by candlelight are white, carnation, and a kind of sea-water green.” – Francis Bacon

“We owe a lot to Thomas Edison – if it wasn’t for him, we’d be watching television by candlelight.” – Milton Berle

“Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it’s a form of sacrament.” – Sally Quinn

“Work a great deal at evening effects, lamplight, candlelight, etc. The intriguing thing is not to show the source of the light but the effect of the lighting.” – Edgar Degas

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“Once, lovers on faraway shores sat by candlelight and dipped ink to parchment, writing words that could not be erased. They took an evening to compose their thoughts, maybe the next evening as well.” – Mitch Albom

“Life would be no better than candlelight tinsel and daylight rubbish if our spirits were not touched by what has been.” – George Eliot

“Don’t bring a candlelight vigil to a gunfight.” – David Burge

“I was brought up in a very open, rural countryside in the middle of nowhere. There were no cell phones. If your lights went out, you were lit by candlelight for a good four days before they could get to you. And so, my imagination was crazy.” – Juno Temple

“From candlelight to early bedtime, I read.” – Thomas Jefferson

“I watched her die many times. In my way, not in hers. In sunlight, in shadow, by moonlight, by candlelight. In the long afternoons when the house was empty. Only the sun was there to keep us company. We shut him out. And why not? Very soon she was as eager for what’s called loving as I was – more lost and drowned afterwards.” – Jean Rhys

“I lived by the candlelight for two years because I couldn’t afford power. It was nice and romantic at the time, but if you can’t afford power you’re pretty broke. You endure it.” – Jeremy Renner

“As a child, I felt that Hallowe’en was a time when creatures of the night suddenly came to life – we would turn off all the lights in the house and let flickering candlelight conjure up scary shadows and create the effect of imaginary figures lurking in dark corners.” – Pippa Middleton

“I often think I am a better person because I lived for many years of my life with a flashlight. I have developed skills I didn’t think were possible – bathing with a cup of water by candlelight, for instance, and writing a story with a headlamp on.” – Janine di Giovanni

“Once in awhile, right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” – J.B. Jeffrey

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“Every candle deserves great respect because they light us by burning their bodies and destroying themselves!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“What distinguishes a candle from other lights is that it appeals to our soul, not our eyes!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“All great change In America begins at the dinner table.” – Ronald Reagan.

“Real love Is not based on romance, candle light dinner and walks along the beach. In fact, It Is based on respect, compromise, care and trust.” – Unknown

“Dinner Is a great first date. Don’t believe that stuff about girls not wanting to eat on a first date- sharing a romantic meal Is so sexy.” – Carmen Electra.

“When you hear romantic music It makes you want to take your girl out to dinner or buy her something or take her out In the moonlight or take her on a walk.” – Robert Sylvester Kelly

“I like doing something romantic with a girl on valentine’s day like making her dinner and keeping it simple the more quality time the better.” – Spencer Blodman

“In the end like so many beautiful promises In our lives, that dinner date never came to be.” – Haruki Murakami

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“Oh, if I had had a friend at this moment, a friend in an attic room, dreaming by candlelight and with a violin lying ready at his hand! How I should have slipped up to him in his quiet hour, noiselessly climbing the winding stair to take him by surprise, and then with talk and music we should have held a heavenly festival throughout the night!” – Hermann Hesse

“A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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“Would you have your hand back, Eugenides? And lose Attolia? And see Attolia lost to the Mede?’ Eugenides’s eyes were open. In front of his face the floor was littered with tiny bits of glass that glittered in the candlelight. ‘You have your answer, Little Thief.” – Megan Whalen Turner

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” – Elinor Glyn 

“Counting stars by candlelight all are dim but one is bright; the spiral light of Venus rising first and shining best, from the northwest corner of a brand-new crescent moon crickets and cicadas sing a rare and different tune.” – Robert Hunter

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“I don’t think I am a traditional romantic who thinks about candlelight dinners and wonders if my husband is going to bring me flowers, though I’m delighted if he does. I’m more practical-minded. I find it incredibly romantic that my husband does the dishes.” – Nora Roberts

“If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no light. If I lose paper and ink, I will write in blood on forgotten walls. I will always write. I will capture nights all over the world and bring them to you.” – Henry Rollins

“Women don’t want all that. Women just want a partner who is considerate and attentive, who will spoon with them while reciting Keats, and feed them organic yogurt by candlelight on a seaside cliff at sunset.” – Stephen Colbert

“Remember…we don’t see objects, we see light. […] Light can do anything water can do–flow, wash, trickle. It can do anything an artist can do–paint, burnish, carve. Candlelight falls, licks a face. There is always light in a room.” – Janet Fitch

“Light the candle of love. Spread the rays of happiness in every direction in every breath.” – Amit Ray

“I wanted a metamorphosis, a change to fish, to leviathan, to destroyer. I wanted the earth to open up, to swallow everything in one engulfing yawn. I wanted to see the city buried fathoms deep in the bosom of the sea. I wanted to sit in a cave and read by candlelight. I wanted that eye extinguished so that I might have a chance to know my own body, my own desires. I wanted to be alone for a thousand years in order to reflect on what I had seen and heard – and in order to forget.” – Henry Miller

“Do-gooders are easily overlooked. We’re supposed to be soft, touchy-feely types, who wear Birkenstocks, compost everything, and write poetry by candlelight.” – Nancy Lublin

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“She had taken him for granted, she thought with surprise and shame, watching the flickering candlelight. She had assumed his kindness was so natural and so innate, she had never asked herself whether it cost him any effort. Any effort to stand between Will and the world, protecting each of them from the other. Any effort to accept the loss of his family with equanimity. Any effort to remain cheerful and calm in the face of his own dying.” – Cassandra Clare

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