What reason weaves, by passion is undone.

—Alexander Pope, 1972

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

—Andy Warhol, 1975

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

—Pablo Neruda, 1924

Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.

—Quentin Crisp, 1968

Love is giving something you haven’t got to someone who doesn’t exist. 

—Jacques Lacan

Once a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.

—Tacitus, c. 100

No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.

—Andrea Dworkin, 1978

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

—Zsa Zsa Gabor

The best moment of love is when the lover leaves in the taxi.

—Michel Foucault, c. 1982

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. 

—Abraham Lincoln

Lord! I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.

—Jonathan Swift, 1738

Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations.

—Saint Augustine, c. 387

Love lasteth as long as the money endureth.

—William Caxton, 1476