Copyright 1985-1999 MCR Software All Rights Reserved. COURTSHIP 1. Essence 255 Courtship - A man pursuing a woman until she catches him. Anonymous 258 Charm is the measure of attraction's power To chain the fleeting fancy of the hour. Louisa Thomas (b. 1865) "What is Charm?" 260 Flirt: a woman who thinks it's every man for herself. Anonymous 2. Opposites 261 She was always pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) "Big Blonde" Pt. II 263 The game women play is men. Adam Smith (1723-1790) 264 By keeping men off, you keep them on. Gay (1688-1732) 265 Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat. Oscar Wilde (1856-1900) 269 Scratch a lover, and find a foe. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) "Chant for Dark Hours," Ballade of a Great Weariness 3. Insight 272 Men like to pursue an elusive woman, like a cake of wet soap in a bathtub - even men who hate baths. Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) 277 What woman says to fond lover should be written on air or the swift water. Catullus (B.C. 84?-54?) Carmina. LXX 3. 284 When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it is a pretty certain sign that she has his. George D. Prentice (1802-1870) 4. Positive 289 Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour! Aphra Behn (1640-1689) 292 She is pretty to walk with, And witty to talk with, And pleasant, too, to think on. John Suckling (1609-1642) The Brennoralt 295 Son, when thou art old it will please thee more to remember the duties thou hast NEGLECTED for love of women, than all thine honors. Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) The Maxims of Methuselah 5. Negative 298 What lies lurk in kisses. Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) 300 For though I know he loves me Tonight my heart is sad His kiss was not so wonderful As all the dreams I had. Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) 301 The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing. Longfellow (1819-1892) 302 The time I've lost in wooing, In watching and pursuing The light that lies in woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing. Thomas Moore (1779-1852) The Time I've Lost in Wooing 304 Once a woman has given you her heart, you can never get rid of the rest of her. John Vanbrugh (1666-1726) The Relapse II 306 Many a girl has gotten into trouble by obeying that boyological urge. Katharine Brush (born 1893) 310 When billing and cooing results in matrimony, the billing always comes after the cooing. Tom Masson (1866-1934) 6. Advice 311 An absence, the decline of a dinner invitation, an unintentional coldness, can accomplish more than all the cosmetics and beautiful dresses in the world. Marcel Proust (1871-1922) 312 Women who sway men are like the sea, full of moods, changeful, hard to fathom, never twice the same and often quite as treacherous. Minna Antrim (fl. 1900) Naked Truths and Veiled Illusions 313 He that would win his dame, must do As Love does when he draws his bow; With one hand thrust the lady from, And with the other pull her home. Samuel Butler (1612-1680) Hudibras 324 My son, wouldst thou flatter women? I counsel thee, avoid generalities; say NOT unto her: Thou art fair, my love, thou rejoicest my heart with thy comeliness, But let thy words be DEFINITE, go thou into details, for this will cause her joy; Say unto her: Love, thy nostrils are proud, they show thy caste; and thine ear is like a seashell. How cunning are the tips of thy fingers, and the line of thine eyebrows, naught can match it. Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) The Maxims of Methuselah 329 Women like silent men. They think they're listening. Marcel Achard (b. 1900) 339 The best way to hold a man is in your arms. Mae West (1893?-1980) The Wit and Wisdom of Mae West 343 "Where should one use perfume?" a young woman asked. "Wherever one wants to be kissed," I said. Coco Chanel (1883-1971) Coco Chanel, Her Life, Her Secrets by Marcel Haedrich 7. Poetry & Prose 347 Talk to me tenderly, tell me lies; I am a woman and time flies. Vivian Yeiser Laramore (b. 1891) "Talk to Me Tenderly" 348 She might struggle like a fly in a web. He wrapped her around and around with beautiful sentences. Mary Catherwood (1847-1901) Marianson, Mackinac and Lake Stories "The King of Beaver" 353 Once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul thro' My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew. Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) Fatima 354 I love your lips when they're wet with wine And red with a wicked desire. Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855-1919) "I Love You," St. 1 356 The heart of a man to the heart of a maid - Light of my tents, be fleet - Morning awaits at the end of the world, And the world is all at our feet. Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Gypsy Trail 366 ...And whilst I was in the act of framing my excuse to the lady, Life seized me and threw me into her arms as a sailor throws a scrap of fish into the mouth of a seabird. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Man and Superman 8. Jokes & Humor 369 Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) Best Quotations for All Occasions 371 Men do make passes at girls who wear glasses - but it all depends on their frames. Optician Quoted in: The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations 372 The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle, complimentary way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) 373 HE: I'd like to marry your daughter. FATHER: Have you seen my wife yet? HE: Yes, I have. But I prefer your daughter. Anonymous 382 He doesn't want to take a girl out and do things - he'd rather take her in and undo things. Anonymous SEX 1. Essence 1107 Wild Nature's vigor working at the root. Alexander Pope (1688-1744) 1112 Sex - the poor man's polo. Clifford Odets (1903-1963) 1114 Sex is the tabasco sauce which an adolescent national palate sprinkles on every course in the menu. Mary Day Winn (1888-1965) Adam's Rib 2. Opposites 1115 Women complain about sex more than men. Their gripes fall into two major categories: (1) Not enough. (2) Too much. Ann Landers (b. 1918) 1116 When women go wrong, men go right after them. Mae West (1893?-1980) 1117 A woman tries to get all she can out of a man, and a man tries to get all he can into a woman. Isaac Goldberg (1887-1938) 1119 The important thing in acting is to be able to laugh and cry. If I have to cry I think of my sex life. If I have to laugh, I think of my sex life. Glenda Jackson (b. 1936) 3. Insight 1124 On the brink of being satiated, desire still appears infinite. Jean Rostand Journal d'un Caractere 1127 Any man who says he doesn't desire to have sex with a woman he thinks is attractive is lying. Corbin Bernsen (b. 1954) 1128 Everybody lies about sex. Robert Heinlein (b. 1907) 1129 The only people who make love all the time are liars. Telly Savalas (b. 1924) 1140 Men 30 to 39 years old think about sex every 15 minutes. After 40, the frequency drops to once every half hour. Men's Health Magazine (1990) 1145 Conventional sexual intercourse is like squirting jam into a donut. Germaine Greer (b. 1939) 1146 Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven. Mark Twain (1835-1910) 1156 Sex is the great amateur art. The professional, male or female, is frowned upon. He or she misses the whole point and spoils the show. David Cort (b. 1904) 1158 Love is like linen - often changed, the sweeter. Phineas Fletcher (1584-1650) Sicelides III.v 1162 If your sexual fantasies were truly of interest to others, they would no longer be fantasies. Fran Lebowitz 1165 If you put a nickel in a jar every time you make love during the first year of your relationship and then afterwards take a nickel out every time you make love, the chances are you will never get all your nickels out. Anonymous Quoted in: A Dictionary of Love, Edited by Gil Friedman 4. Positive 1167 If your life at night is good, you think you have everything. Euripides (B.C. 480-406) Medea 1170 It requires far more genius to make love than to command armies. Ninon de Lenclos (1620-1705) (ascribed) 1174 Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... Henry Miller (1891-1980) Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch 1177 A healthy sex life. Best thing in the world for a woman's voice. Leontyne Price (b. 1927) 1178 I am convinced that happy, guiltless, and lusty intercourse stimulates the circulation and digestion, gets all the glands going, and is the best physical medicine in the world. Alan Watts (1915-1973) 5. Negative 1182 Sex is the biggest nothing of all time. Andy Warhol (1928-1987) 1183 To me the term "sexual freedom" meant freedom from having to have sex. Jane Wagner Quoted in: The Quotable Quote Book 1184 Extra-marital sex is as overrated as pre-marital sex. And marital sex, come to think of it. Simon Gray Two Sundays (BBC TV, 1975) 1185 All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day. Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966) 1187 There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror. W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) 1195 And the world's shrunken to a heap Of hot flesh straining on a bed. E. R. Dodds (1893-1979) 1203 Sex is bad for one - but it's good for two. Graffito BBC Radio4, Quote Unquote 6. Advice 1216 Sex ought to be a wholly satisfying link between two affectionate people from which they emerge unanxious, rewarded and ready for more. Alex Comfort (b. 1920) The Joy of Sex 1218 You mustn't force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex. Mary McCarthy The Group 1221 Seamed stockings aren't subtle but they certainly do the job. You shouldn't wear them when out with someone you're not prepared to sleep with, since their presence is tantamount to saying, "Hi there, big fellow, please rip my clothes off at your earliest opportunity." If you really want your escort paralytic with lust, stop frequently to adjust the seams Cynthia Heimel Sex Tips for Girls, 1983 7. Poetry & Prose 1224 From the desert I come to thee, On a stallion shod with fire; And the winds are left behind In the speed of my desire. Bayard Taylor (1825-1878) Bedouin Song 1225 License my roving hands, and let them go, Before, behind, between, above, below. John Donne (1572-1631) To His Mistress Going to Bed 1227 A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake. Elinor Glyn (1864-1943) Three Weeds 1228 Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame: Each to his passion; what's in a name? Helen Hunt Jackson (1831-1885) Vanity of Vanities 8. Jokes & Humor 1236 She's descended from a long line her mother listened to. Gypsy Rose Lee (1914-1970) 1237 I thought oral contraception was when you talked your way out of it. Anonymous overheard, quoted Peterborough, Daily Telegraph (1970) 1242 When turkeys mate they think of swans. Johnny Carson (b. 1925) 1246 (On baseball players who break curfew:) It ain't getting it that hurts them, it's staying up all night looking for it. They got to learn that if you don't get it by midnight, you ain't gonna get it, and if you do, it ain't worth it. Casey Stengel (1890?-1975) quoted in Robert Creamer's, Stengel 1247 After participating in an orgy and being invited back the very next night, Voltaire declined with the following explanation: "Once, a philosopher, twice, a pervert!" Quoted in: A Curmudgeon's Garden of Love by Jon Winokur 1257 As I look around the West End these days, it seems to me that outside every thin girl is a fat man, trying to get in. Katharine Whitehorn 1259 I respond to most appeals but my favorite charity is still the Sex Drive. From: 2400 Jokes to Brighten Your Speeches, by R. Orben ================================== END ====================================== Selected quotations on Courtship and Sex from: MEN ON WOMEN WOMEN ON MEN Naked Truths About the Opposite Sex 1,700 Quotes, Quips and Witticisms Amorous Ammunition and Fascinating Facts from 800+ Authors Concise Advice on Men, Women, Love, Sex and Strife Your Secret Service in the Battle of the Sexes This electronic book is a collection of quotations focusing on aspects of the relations between the sexes. The quotes were carefully chosen for clarity and brevity. "...for it is with words as with sunbeams - more they are condensed the deeper they burn." Each of the 17 chapters is intuitively organized into sections, such as Positive, Negative, Advice and Jokes. Within each section the quotes are arranged so that a dialogue oft times takes place between different authors. Sections also make it easy for a reader to find an exact quote. 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