Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

—Henry Kissinger, 1972

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

—Stendhal, 1822

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

—Abraham Lincoln

No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.

—Andrea Dworkin, 1978

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

—Tacitus, c. 100

Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations.

—Saint Augustine, c. 387

Love is so short, forgetting is so long.

—Pablo Neruda, 1924

One may like the love and despise the lover.

—George Farquhar, 1706

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

—Michel Foucault, c. 1982

There is no art without Eros. 

—Max Frisch, 1983

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

—Welsh proverb

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

—Andy Warhol, 1975

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

—Zsa Zsa Gabor