Quotations About / On: KISS

  • 11.
    Publication is to thinking as childbirth is to the first kiss.
    (Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Aphorism 62 in Selected Aphorisms from the Athenaeum (1798), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
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  • 12.
    Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868).)
  • 13.
    In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse but never your girl.
    (Gary Cooper (1901-1961), U.S. screen actor. "Well, It Was This Way," Saturday Evening Post (New York, March 17, 1958).)
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  • 14.
    To avoid eye contact, kiss.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 15.
    If we train our conscience, it kisses us as it bites.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 91, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 98 (1886).)
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  • 16.
    The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (18801956), U.S. journalist, critic. A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30, p. 619, Knopf (1949).)
  • 17.
    Before he could kiss her, he must drive something out of himself.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Originally published by Duckworth (1913). Sons and Lovers, ch. 8, Penguin Books (1989). Paul Morel is thinking of Miriam Leivers.)
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  • 18.
    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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  • 19.
    A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
    (Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, dramatist, novelist. Les Misérables, pt. 4, bk. 8, ch. 1 (1862).)
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  • 20.
    Ignorance is not bliss. It is the kiss of death.
    (Suzy Kassem)
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