The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. Their story is narrated from the present day by an elderly man (portrayed by James Garner) telling the tale to a fellow nursing home resident (played by Gena Rowlands, who is Cassavetes’s mother). The Notebook received mixed reviews but performed well at the box office and received several award nominations, winning eight Teen Choice Awards, a Satellite Award and an MTV Movie Award.
A romantic melodrama that sends some women into swoons – and their significant others scrambling madly for the remote. Quotes, with movie clips, from ‘The Notebook’ are numerous and memorable. The lifelong romance between Allie and Noah, based on the popular book by Nicholas Sparks, is one for the ages. Somewhat formulaic, but nevertheless, sweet and bittersweet.
We present to you, the 21 best quotes from ‘The Notebook’ that define the love we all hope for: