quotations about lips
I wonder how you survived with those sugary lips; maybe there is no ant in your territory.
M. F. MOONZAJER, A Moment With God
Kiss me till our lips will be so numb
They will not know if they are mine or yours.
A. M. KLEIN, "Escape", Complete Poems
Lips are no part of the head, only made for a double-leaf door for the mouth.
JOHN LYLY, Midas
Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY, Prometheus Unbound
Oh, ma lady's lips am like de honey,
Ma lady's lips am like de rose;
An' I'm jes like de little bee a-buzzin'
'Round de flower wha' de nectah grows.
JAMES WELDON JOHNSON, "Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey", Fifty Years and Other Poems
to wine, to opium even, I prefer
the elixir of your lips on which love flaunts itself.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, Les Fleurs du Mal
Pure lips, sweet seals in my soft lips imprinted,
What bargains may I make still to be sealing?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Venus and Adonis
Lips, however rosy, must be fed.
OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon
I am Sir Oracle,
And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, The Merchant of Venice
You young things are too easily persuaded by the touch of lips.
SCOTT WESTERFIELD, Goliath
Sweet is the discourse that cometh from pretty lips.
D. AB EDMWNT, attributed, Day's Collacon
I am a man of unclean lips.
BIBLE, Isaiah 6:5
The lips of those we love are sweet to us in life, and sacred in death.
MARIA L. CHARLESWORTH, attributed, Day's Collacon
A man's lips are never sealed so tight that a kiss can't melt them.
GEORGE HENRY MILES, Mary's Birthday; Or, The Cynic
Kiss someone like kissing is the only way you have to communicate. There is no conversation. There is no sex. There are only two sets of lips that are ravenous to be recognized and treasured.
ROBERTO HOGUE, Real Secrets of Sex
Her lips were like pink petals on a rainy day.
TED BERNAL GUEVARA, Days of Slint
Sweetness drops from your lips, my bride; honey and milk are under your tongue.
BIBLE, Song of Solomon 4:11
As a pomegranate, cut in twain,
White-seeded is her crimson mouth.
OSCAR WILDE, La Bella Donna della Mia Mente
Between lips and lips there are cities
of great ash and moist summit,
drops of when and how, vague
comings and goings:
between lips and lips as along a shore
of sand and glass the wind passes.
PABLU NERUDA, "Pact (Sonata)", Selected Poems
She had two lips like strawberries, and the seeds gave her kisses texture. I preferred kissing her over two scoops of vanilla ice cream.
JAROD KINTZ, This Book Has No Title