Sex & Passion Quotes
There are beautiful ways to speak to your lover....I searched for years to find the best of the best.
Here are some...
Tamed as it may be, sexuality remains one of the demonic forces in human consciousness—pushing us at intervals close to taboo and dangerous desires, which range from the impulse to commit sudden arbitrary violence upon another person to the voluptuous yearning for the extinction of one's consciousness
License my roving hands, and let them go Before, behind, between, above, below.
(cccome? said he
But all the time he was talking she had in mind The notion of what his whiskers would feel like On the back of her neck.
You have to penetrate a woman's defenses.
I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness. I want a man lying over me, always over me. His will, his pleasure, his desire, his life, his work, his sexuality the touchstone, the command, my pivot. I don't mind working, holding my ground intellectually, artistically; but as a woman, oh, God, as a woman I want to be dominated. I don't mind being told to stand on my own feet, not to cling, be all that I am capable of doing, but I am going to be pursued, fucked, possessed by the will of a male at his time, his bidding.
"If male homosexuals are called 'gay,'
Roberts' Rules of Lesbian Living by Shelly Roberts
"If homosexuality is a disease, lets all call in queer to work 'Hello. Can't work today, still queer'."
"We're invisible, we're like stealth lesbians, low-flying and undetectable. Well if they can't see us, then let's do whatever the hell we want."
The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, A.D. 524
What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street,
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire, 1947
When she lowers her eyes she seems to hold all the beauty in the world between her eyelids; when she raises them I see only myself in her gaze.
When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
âCouplesâ commit the greatest fault that can happen to human relationships â they become impatient.
Letters to a poet — Rilke
We are always getting ready to live but never living
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
I refuse to live in the ordinary world as ordinary women. To enter ordinary relationships. I want ecstasy. I am a neurotic — in the sense that I live in my world. I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself.
"Oh, God, I know no joy as great as a moment of rushing into a new love, no ecstasy like that of a new love. I swim in the sky; I float; my body is full of flowers, flowers with fingers giving me acute, acute caresses, sparks, jewels, quivers of joy, dizziness, such dizziness. Music inside of one, drunkenness. Only closing the eyes and remembering, and the hunger, the hunger for more, more, the great hunger, the voracious hunger, and thirst."
May 30, 1934 from Incest, Anais Nin
"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?"
Henry David Thoreau
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
THE LONGEST ROAD IN THE WORLD IS THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as thought nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Love is blind — It sees more and not less,
You will live your life secure in that you are no longer manipulated by what other people want you to do and be, but are directed by your own inner desires.
H. Stanley Judd
May I be granted that, in your hands, the habit of looking on love as a thing to accomplish will leave, like an old pain — and that, slowly raising my eyes to look at you, I would no longer know where it had hurt — or where it had been.
-Rilke and Benvenuta: an Intimate Correspondence
...human relationships, which are an extract of life, are the most changeable of all, rising and falling, from minute to minute, and lovers are those whose relationships and contact no one moment resembles another.
-Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
I refuse to live in the ordinary world as ordinary women.
- Anais Nin
Oh God, I know no joy as great as a moment of rushing into a new love, no ecstasy like that of a new love. I swim in the sky; I float; my body is full of flowers, flowers with fingers giving me acute, acute caresses, sparks, jewels, quivers of joy, dizziness, such dizziness. Music inside of one, drunkenness. Only closing the eyes and remembering, and the hunger, the hunger for more, more, the great hunger, the voracious hunger, and thirst.
- Anais Nin
I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in who feelings are much stronger as reason. I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I cannot transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
~ Anais Nin
The body is an instrument which only gives off music when it is used as a body. Always and orchestra, and just as music traverses walls, so sensuality traverses the body and reaches up to ecstasy.
~ Anais Nin
There only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein
Today let's fall in love with the woman in the mirror, the one you see every day but seldom truly look at, the one who gives more than she ever takes. Today let's take nothing, not this day not this moment not this chance not even ourselves, for granted.
Love is not blind—it sees more and not less, but because it see more, it is willing to see less.
~ Will Moss
They seldom looked happy. They passed one another without a word in the elevator, like silent shades in hell, hell-bent on their next look from a handsome stranger. Their next rush from a popper. The next song that turned their bones to jelly and left them all on the dance floor with heads back, eyes nearly closed, in the ecstasy of saints receiving the stigmata.
~ Andrew Holleran