quotations about sex
Love is the answer. But while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.
WOODY ALLEN, New York Times, December 1, 1975
Once the buttons are undone, you know how it'll all end. It's all in the game, there are no miracles.
GAO XINGJIAN, Weekend Quartet
During sex it's perfectly fine to say "YEAH", "YES", and "OH YES", but how awkward would it be if someone kept screaming "YEP"?
There is nothing safe about sex. There never will be.
NORMAN MAILER, The International Herald Tribune, January 24, 1992
I think it is funny that we were freer about sexuality in the 4th century B.C. It is a little disconcerting.
ANGELINA JOLIE, interview, November 22, 2004
You know that look that women have when they want to have sex? Me, either.
STEVE MARTIN, attributed, Hating Dating
If you want to improve your sex life as a couple, you need to examine your relationship outside the bedroom. What are you doing that is keeping you from sexual intimacy?
KEVIN LEMAN, Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage
Christianity has enriched the erotic meal with the appetizer of curiosity and spoiled it with the dessert of remorse.
KARL KRAUS, Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths
Then is Love blest, when from the cup of the body he drinks the wine of the soul.
RICHARD GARNETT, De Flagello Myrtes
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got.
SOPHIA LOREN, Great Hollywood Wit: A Glorious Cavalcade of Hollywood Wisecracks, Zingers, Japes, Quips, Slings, Jests, Snappers & Sass from the Stars
Sex is the most wonderful thing on this earth, as long as God is in it. When the Devil gets in it, it's the most terrible thing on this earth.
BILLY GRAHAM, Just As I Am
Sex: a sweet poison only to the withered, but to the lion-willed the great cordial and the reverently reserved wine of wines.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
SIGMUND FREUD, Sexuality and the Psychology of Love
I think that one should view with philosophic admiration the strange paths of the libido and should investigate the purposes of its circuitous ways.
CARL JUNG, Psychology of the Unconscious
There is a no man's land between sex and love, and it alters in the night. We go to sleep convinced we are in one state, we awaken in the other, and murderous emotions patrol the ever-changing border.
NORMAN MAILER, The Deer Park
It's sexier when a girl is flirty but she doesn't do anything.
PARIS HILTON, Guardian Unlimited, July 8, 2006
When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.
MATT GROENING, Life in Hell
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
OSCAR WILDE, attributed, Lying Fully Clothed
Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.
BERTRAND RUSSELL, Marriage and Morals
Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, Mon coeur mis à nu