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

—Abraham Lincoln

What reason weaves, by passion is undone.

—Alexander Pope, 1972

No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.

—Andrea Dworkin, 1978

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

—Andy Warhol, 1975

One may like the love and despise the lover.

—George Farquhar, 1706

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

—Henry Kissinger, 1972

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

—Jacques Lacan

A maid that laughs is half taken.

—John Ray, 1670

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

—Jonathan Swift, 1738

I’ve been on more laps than a napkin.

—Mae West

Sex: in America, an obsession; in other parts of the world, a fact.

—Marlene Dietrich, 1962

There is no art without Eros. 

—Max Frisch, 1983

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

—Michel Foucault, c. 1982