James Dean quote: “Am I in love? Absolutely.”


“Am I in love? Absolutely. I’m in love with ancient philosophers, foreign painters, classic authors, and musicians who have died long ago. I’m a passionate lover. I fawn over these people. I have given them my heart and my soul. The trouble is, I’m unable to love anyone tangible. I have sacrificed a physical bond, for a metaphysical relationship. I am the ultimate idealistic lover.”

– James Dean

Black and white photograph of James Dean. He is leaning against a wall, looking off to the side with a thoughtful expression. He's wearing a casual bomber jacket over a light-colored T-shirt and holding what looks like a cigarette in his right hand.
James Dean

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Portrait of James Dean is a Warner Bros. publicity still for for the film Rebel Without a Cause, taken in 1955 – Wikimedia Commons.


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