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Quotations About / On: KISS

  • 1.
    Barney McKlennan was a real man. When he kissed you, you stayed kissed.
    (Lamar Trotti (1898-1952), U.S. screenwriter, Sonya Levien, and John Ford. Mrs. McKlennan (Edna May Oliver), Drums Along the Mohawk, response to being kissed by Adam Hartmann (Ward Bond) at a wedding (1939). Based on the novel by Walter D. Edmonds.)
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  • 2.
    I'd just as soon kiss a wookie.
    (Leigh Brackett (1915-1978), U.S. screenwriter, George Lucas (b. 1944), and Irvin Kershner. Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), The Empire Strikes Back, after Han Solo proposes kissing her (1980).)
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  • 3.
    Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868).)
  • 4.
    To avoid eye contact, kiss.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 5.
    A kiss may ruin a human life.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Mrs. Arbuthnot, in A Woman of No Importance, act 4.)
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  • 6.
    The kiss. There are all sorts of kisses, lad, from the sticky confection to the kiss of death. Of them all, the kiss of an actress is the most unnerving. How can we tell if she means it or if she's just practicing?
    (Ruth Gordon (1896-1985), U.S. playwright, actor. Benjy, in The Leading Lady, act 2 (1948).)
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  • 7.
    Once before a man's kiss tasted like that. He was put away in a psycho ward. I got the same taste the first time Grant kissed me. It was a ... what we call a ... naked kiss. It's the sign of a pervert.
    (Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Kelly (Constance Towers), The Naked Kiss, about her former fiancé, a pedophile (1964).)
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  • 8.
    The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
    (Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894), U.S. writer, physician. The Professor at the Breakfast-Table, ch. 11 (1859).)
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  • 9.
    Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist, editor. Middlemarch, bk. 2, ch. 21 (1871). Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
  • 10.
    When women kiss it always reminds one of prize-fighters shaking hands.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist, critic. The Vintage Mencken, ch. 47, p. 232, ed. Alistair Cooke, Vintage (1956).)
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