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Marquis de SadeSexual pleasure is, I agree, a passion to which all others are subordinate but in which they all unite.

—  Marquis de Sade, 1740-1814, French writer

Karl KrausMankind became hysterical in the Middle Ages because it poorly repressed the sexual impressions of its Greek boyhood.

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer

Mae WestSex is emotion in motion.

—  Mae West, 1892-1980, American actress

Marilyn MonroeBefore marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

—  Marilyn Monroe, 1926-1962, American actress

Jean BaudrillardAt the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance.

—  Jean Baudrillard, 1929-2007, French intellectual

Jean BaudrillardAt male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.

—  Jean Baudrillard, 1929-2007, French intellectual

Wallace StevensIf some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.

—  Wallace Stevens, 1879-1955, American poet

Jean BaudrillardPornography is the quadraphonics of sex. It adds a third and fourth track to the sexual act. It is the hallucination of detail that rules.

—  Jean Baudrillard, 1929-2007, French intellectual

Bette DavisSex is God's joke on human beings.

—  Bette Davis, 1908-1989, American actress

Bette DavisShe has slept with every male star at MGM except Lassie.

—  Bette Davis, 1908-1989, American actress

     (on rival Joan Crawfor)

Sylvia PlathIf they substituted the word 'Lust' for 'Love' in the popular songs it would come nearer the truth.

—  Sylvia Plath, 1932-1963, American poet & writer

Ellyn MustardExcept for 75% of the women, everyone in the whole world wants to have sex.

—  Ellyn Mustard,  (unidentified)

AnonymousLove is a matter of chemistry, but sex is a matter of physics.

—  Anonymous

Donald TrumpI’ve always said, “If you need Viagra, you're probably with the wrong girl.”

—  Donald Trump, 1946-, President of the USA

Mark TwainOf the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse yet he has left it out of his heaven.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

AnonymousBite marks are love notes written in flesh.

—  Anonymous

D. H. LawrenceThe tragedy is when you've got sex in the head instead of down where it belongs.

—  D. H. Lawrence, 1885-1930, British writer

Wilhelm ReichIt is sexual energy which governs the structure of human feeling and thinking.

—  Wilhelm Reich, 1897-1957, Austrian psychoanalyst & writer

AnonymousSex in France is a comedy; in England it is a tragedy; in America it's a melodrama; in Italy it's an opera; in Germany, a reason to take up philosophy

—  Anonymous

Gertrude SteinLiterature - creative literature - unconcerned with sex, is inconceivable.

—  Gertrude Stein, 1874-1946, American writer

Lord ChesterfieldSex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.

—  Lord Chesterfield, 1694-1773, English statesman & writer

George Bernard ShawWhy should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

Dorothy ParkerHeterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.

—  Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, American writer, poet, satirist, critic

Dorothy ParkerDucking for apples -change one letter and it's the story of my life.

—  Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, American writer, poet, satirist, critic

Woody AllenThe difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

Andy WarholSex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.

—  Andy Warhol, 1928-1987, American artist

Andy WarholSex is the biggest nothing of all time.

—  Andy Warhol, 1928-1987, American artist

Oscar WildeEverything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

Gore VidalI can understand companionship. I can understand bought sex in the afternoon, but I cannot understand the love affair.

—  Gore Vidal, 1925-2012, American writer

Gore VidalNever pass up a chance to have sex or appear on television.

—  Gore Vidal, 1925-2012, American writer

Aristotle OnassisThe best deals and the best sex happens outside of boundaries.

—  Aristotle Onassis, 1900-1975, Greek tycoon

Fernando PessoaIt's love that is inescapable.
Sex is the merest accident.

—  Fernando Pessoa, 1888-1935, Portuguese poet & writer

VoltaireGod created sex. Priests created marriage.

—  Voltaire, 1694-1778, French philosopher & writer

Samuel BeckettBut is it true love, in the rectum? That’s what bothers me sometimes.

—  Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989, Irish writer, Nobel 1969

Charles BaudelaireThe more a man cultivates the arts the less he fornicates.

—  Charles Baudelaire, 1821-1867, French poet

Helen RowlandA man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

—  Helen Rowland, 1875-1950, American journalist & humorist

Jacques LacanWhen one loves, it has nothing to do with sex.

—  Jacques Lacan, 1901-1981, French psychoanalyst

Karl KrausSo-called psychoanalysis is the occupation of lustful rationalists who trace everything in the world to sexual causes - with the exception of their occupation.

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer

Zsa Zsa GaborI know nothing about sex, because I was always married.

—  Zsa Zsa Gabor, 1917-2016, Hungarian-American actress

Butch HancockLife in Lubbock, Texas taught me two things: One is that God loves you and you're going to burn in hell. The other is that sex is the most awful, filthy thing on earth, and you should save it for someone you love.

—  Butch Hancock, 1945-, American singer

Arthur ClarkeThe difference between machines and human beings is that human beings can be reproduced by unskilled labor.

—  Arthur Clarke, 1917-2008, British Sci-Fi writer

Marquis de SadeWhat does one want when one is engaged in the sexual act? That everything around you give you its utter attention, think only of you, care only for you...every man wants to be a tyrant when he fornicates.

—  Marquis de Sade, 1740-1814, French writer

Funny Quotes

AnonymousLife is a sexually transmitted disease.

—  Anonymous

Oscar LevantNow that Marilyn Monroe is kosher, Arthur Miller can eat her.

—  Oscar Levant, 1906-1972, American pianist

Rodney DangerfieldIf it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all.

—  Rodney Dangerfield, 1924-2004, American comedian

Rodney DangerfieldWhat a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.

—  Rodney Dangerfield, 1924-2004, American comedian

AnonymousMen have two emotions: Hungry and Horny. If you see him without an erection, make him a sandwich.

—  Anonymous

Katharine WhitehornOutside every thin woman is a fat man trying to get in.

—  Katharine Whitehorn, 1928-, British columnist

Woody AllenHaving sex is like playing bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

George BurnsSex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.

—  George Burns, 1896-1996, American comedian

Woody AllenI don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

Woody AllenLove is the answer. But while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

Woody AllenIs sex dirty? Only if it's done right.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

Woody AllenSex without love is an empty experience. But as empty experiences go, it's one of the best.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

Woody AllenSex between a man and a woman can be wonderful, provided you can get between the right man and the right woman.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

George BurnsI can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.

—  George Burns, 1896-1996, American comedian

Karl KrausA woman is, occasionally, quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure.

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer

Ancient Greek

DiogenesWhen the lamp goes off, all the women are the same.

Λυχνίας σβεσθείσης, πάσα γυνή ομοία.

—  Diogenes, 410-323 BC, Ancient Greek Cynic philosopher



Italian proverbBelow the navel there is neither religion nor truth.

—  Italian proverb


Movie Quotes

Ninotchka (1939)It's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

—  from the film Ninotchka (1939)

Zorba the Greek (1964)If a woman sleeps alone, it puts a shame on all men.

—  from the film Zorba the Greek (1964)

Annie Hall (1977)Sex with you is really a Kafka-esque experience...I mean that as a compliment.

—  from the film Annie Hall (1977)

Love and Death (1975)- You are the greatest lover I've ever had.
- Well, I practice a lot when I'm alone.

—  from the film Love and Death (1975)

Contempt (1963)- Why don't you want to make love anymore?
- All right. Let's do it, but fast.

—  from the film Contempt (1963)

Annie Hall (1977)Hey, don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

—  from the film Annie Hall (1977)

Last Tango in Paris (1972)Go, get the butter…

—  from the film Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Sleeper (1973)Sex and death. Two things that come once in a lifetime. But at least after death you're not nauseous.

—  from the film Sleeper (1973)

Caddyshack (1980)Hey, everybody, we're all gonna get laid.

—  from the film Caddyshack (1980)


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