100 Quotes About Life, Love, Romance & Sex


  • "Life is wasted on the living." - Douglas Adams
  • "It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office." - Shirley MacLaine
  • "There couldn't be a society of people who didn't dream. They'd be dead in two weeks." - William S. Burroughs
  • "We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace." - William E. Gladstone
  • "Think for yourself and question authority." - Timothy Leary
  • "To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." - Emily Dickinson
  • "Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. " - William James
  • "Every man dies. Not every man really lives." - William Wallace
  • "Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty." - Jefferson Davis
  • "I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it." - Charles M. Schulz
  • "Life is never easy for those who dream." - Robert James Waller
  • "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood." - Marie Curie
  • "The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire." - Ferdinand Foch
  • "Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't." - Richard Bach
  • "Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death" - Albert Einstein
  • "Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov
  • "Civilization rests on the fact that most people do the right thing most of the time." - Dean Koontz
  • "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." - Maria Robinson
  • "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." - John Lennon
  • "There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for? And what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love." - Johnny Depp
  • "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." - Henry David Thoreau
  • "When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'" - Sydney J. Harris
  • "To have doubted one's own first principles, is the mark of a civilized man." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • "Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets." - Arthur Miller
  • "The purpose of life is a life of purpose." - Robert Byrne


  • "A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving." - Cyrano de Bergerac
  • "A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea." - Honore de Balzac
  • "Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times." - Rita Rudner
  • "You don't have to go looking for love when it's where you come from." - Werner Erhard
  • "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." - Judy Garland
  • "I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved." - George Eliot
  • "If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I." - Michel de Montaigne
  • "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' - Erich Fromm
  • "True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • "When love is not madness, it is not love." - Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • "The best proof of love is trust." - Joyce Brothers
  • "Love is a game that two can play and both win." - Eva Gabor
  • "Love is my religion. I could die for it." - John Keats
  • "Love is the beauty of the soul." - Saint Augustine
  • "A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love." - Mae West
  • "Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place." - Zora Neale Hurston
  • "Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold." - Zelda Fitzgerald
  • "The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed." - Suzanne Necker
  • "True love stories never have endings." - Richard Bach
  • "Love is the flower you've got to let grow." - John Lennon
  • "A simple 'I love you' means more than money." - Frank Sinatra
  • "Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • "All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • "Love is the greatest refreshment in life." - Pablo Picasso
  • "Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell." - Joan Crawford

  • "They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever." - Oscar Wilde
  • "Maybe our generation is more about sex, but it feels like romance is dying out." - Orlando Bloom
  • "A loving heart is the truest wisdom." - Charles Dickens
  • "Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance." - Oscar Wilde
  • "He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began." - Leo Tolstoy
  • "French is the language that turns dirt into romance." - Stephen King
  • "How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said." - Victor Hugo
  • "There are two sorts of romantics: those who love, and those who love the adventure of loving." - Lesley Blanch
  • "We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other." - Luciano De Crescenzo
  • "The best feelings are those that Have no words to describe them." - Michelle Hammersley
  • "To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others." - Francois Mauriac
  • "The anticipation of touch is one of the most potent sensations on earth" - Richard J. Finch
  • "You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." - Dr. Seuss
  • "The greatest thing you'll ever learn Is to love and be loved in return." - Nat King Cole
  • "He is not a lover who does not love forever." - Euripides
  • "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard but must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller
  • "The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence." - Edward Thomas
  • "The only true gift is a portion of yourself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen
  • "I have learned not to worry about love but to honor its coming with all my heart." - Alice Walker
  • "The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime." - Billy Graham
  • "I don't like to search too much. I find it is easier when romance finds you." - Michelle Trachtenberg
  • "True love begins when nothing is looked for in return." - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  • "I but know that I love thee, whatever thou art." - Thomas Moore
  • "I stayed in submission to my husband, and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to. I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance." - June Carter Cash

  • "To hear many religious people talk, one would think God created the torso, head, legs and arms, but the devil slapped on the genitals." - Don Schrader
  • "The tragedy is when you've got sex in the head instead of down where it belongs." - D.H. Lawrence
  • "It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover." - Marge Piercy
  • "Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?" - Rita Rudner
  • "Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way." - William S. Burroughs
  • "I need more sex, OK? Before I die I wanna taste everyone in the world." - Angelina Jolie
  • "I think men talk to women so they can sleep with them and women sleep with men so they can talk to them." - Jay McInerney
  • "You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither." - Drew Carey
  • "Sex at age ninety is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." - George Burns
  • "Sex is God's joke on human beings." - Bette Davis
  • "A hard man is good to find." - Mae West
  • "The fact is that young people are going to have sex whether you like it or not." - Emma Thompson
  • "I have tried sex with both men and women. I found I liked it.' - Dusty Springfield
  • "I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty." - John Waters
  • "Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place." - Billy Crystal
  • "My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn't have sex quite so often." - Emo Philips
  • "There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that." - Lewis Grizzard
  • "Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!" - George Bernard Shaw
  • "Sex is hardly ever just about sex." - Shirley MacLaine
  • "Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced." - Marquis de Sade
  • "Sex is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other." - Marquis de Sade
  • "Sex is emotion in motion." - Mae West
  • "It's so long since I've had sex I've forgotten who ties up who." - Joan Rivers
  • "Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand." - Woody Allen
  • "Sex hasn't been the same since women started enjoying it." - Lewis Grizzard

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