Quotations About / On: KISS

  • 21.
    Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her—when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?
    (Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "First Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).)
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  • 22.
    My dear, since Eve picked the apple no woman's ever been taken entirely unawares.... When a woman's kissed it's because, deep down, she wants to be kissed.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Capt. Gregg (Rex Harrison), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, to Mrs. Muir, who's just been kissed by Fairley (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
    More quotations from: Philip Dunne, woman
  • 23.
    My dear, since Eve picked the apple no woman's ever been taken entirely unawares.... When a woman's kissed it's because, deep down, she wants to be kissed.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Capt. Gregg (Rex Harrison), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Mrs. Muir, who's just been kissed by Fairley. From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
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  • 24.
    The words "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang," which I saw on an Italian movie poster, are perhaps the briefest statement imaginable of the basic appeal of movies. This appeal is what attracts us, and ultimately what makes us despair when we begin to understand how seldom movies are more than this.
    (Pauline Kael (b. 1919), U.S. film critic. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, "A Note on the Title," (1968).)
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  • 25.
    Some women, when they kiss, blush, some call the cops, some swear, some bite, some laugh, some cry. Me? I die. Die. I die inside when you kiss me.
    (Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Cuddles (Dolores Dorn), Underworld U.S.A. (1961).)
    More quotations from: Samuel Fuller, kiss, women
  • 26.
    Illegal lust, to hiss like a snake and to kiss the young girl; leading you to defile her.
    (Rape.)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 27.
    In general, one may pronounce kissing dangerous. A spark of fire has often been struck out of the collision of lips, that has blown up the whole magazine of virtue.
    (Anonymous, U.S. women's magazine contributor. Weekly Visitor or Ladies Miscellany, p. 203 (April 1803).)
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  • 28.
    One seems to believe almost all that they believe; and when they stop short and call it a Religion, and you pass on, and call it only a reminiscence of one, should you not part with the kiss of peace?
    (Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish essayist, historian. letter, Sept. 10, 1833, to John Stuart Mill. Letters of Thomas Carlyle (1923). On the Unitarians, following a meeting with Ralph Waldo Emerson.)
    More quotations from: Thomas Carlyle, believe, kiss, peace
  • 29.
    That old heel-clicking, hand-kissing routine of his isn't going to get him anywhere with her. The only thing to do with virgins is to make a ferocious pounce.
    (Jay Presson Allen (b. 1922), U.S. screenwriter. Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli), Cabaret, commenting on Fritz's wooing of Natalia (1972).)
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  • 30.
    I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever.
    (Anita Loos (1893-1981), U.S. novelist, screenwriter. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, "Paris is Divine," (1925). Lorelei Lee's journal entry, April 27.)
    More quotations from: Anita Loos, forever
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