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Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant.

Author: Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Profession: American Author

What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse.

Author: Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Profession: American Author

Coitus can scarcely be said to take place in a vacuum; although of itself it appears a biological and physical activity, it is set so deeply within the larger context of human affairs that it serves as a charged microcosm of the variety of attitudes and values to which culture subscribes. Among other things, it may serve as a model of sexual politics on an individual or personal plane.

Author: Kate Millet (1934)

Profession: American Feminist Author

However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.

Author: Kate Millet (1934)

Profession: American Feminist Author

After mature deliberation of counsel, the good Queen to establish a rule and immutable example unto all posterity, for the moderation and required modesty in a lawful marriage, ordained the number of six times a day as a lawful, necessary and competent limit.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.

Author: Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990)

Profession: British Broadcaster

Skill makes love unending.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

We should teach general ethics to both men and women, but sexual relationships themselves must not be policed. Sex, like the city streets, would be risk-free only in totalitarian regimes.

Author: Camille Paglia (1947)

Profession: American Author, Critic, Educator

You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.

Author: Camille Paglia (1947)

Profession: American Author, Critic, Educator

It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set.

Author: Bill Paxton (1955)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Musician, Producer, Screenwriter

I know it does make people happy, but to me it is just like having a cup of tea.

Author: Cynthia Payne


In particular I may mention Sophocles the poet, who was once asked in my presence, "How do you feel about love, Sophocles? are you still capable of it?" to which he replied, "Hush! if you please: to my great delight I have escaped from it, and feel as if I had escaped from a frantic and savage master." I thought then, as I do now, that he spoke wisely. For unquestionably old age brings us profound repose and freedom from this and other passions.

Author: Plato

Profession: Greek Philosopher

There goes a saying, and 'twas shrewdly said, "Old fish at table, but young flesh in bed."

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

The backseat produced the sexual revolution.

Author: Jerry Rubin (1938-1994)

Profession: American Activist, Author, Entrepreneur

"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.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author