What reason weaves, by passion is undone.

—Alexander Pope, 1972

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

—Jonathan Swift, 1738

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

—Marlene Dietrich, 1962

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

—Henry Kissinger, 1972

I’ve been on more laps than a napkin.

—Mae West

No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.

—Andrea Dworkin, 1978

Love lasteth as long as the money endureth.

—William Caxton, 1476

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

—Stendhal, 1822

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

—Tacitus, c. 100

One may like the love and despise the lover.

—George Farquhar, 1706

Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.

—Quentin Crisp, 1968

To love a woman who scorns you is to lick honey from a thorn.

—Welsh proverb

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

—Abraham Lincoln