Quotation Explorer - 'Sexual'

We tend to think of the erotic as an easy, tantalizing sexual arousal. I speak of the erotic as the deepest life force, a force which moves us toward living in a fundamental way. - Audre Lorde
I'm a master at setting people off...' accounting my sexual history and scope of experience; surrendering; in conclusion an epic failure - Robert Wesley Miller
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
In English, we don't have a word for people who aren't virgins. What the non-virgin lexical gap really made me think was that our obsession with sexual purity is such that once you are no longer this THING, you are indescribable.
I only knew to treat the male asshole as if it had a grenade buried inside of it that could ignite a deadly explosion of anger, trauma, and sexual confusion. - Maggie Young
Somewhere along the way, I discovered that in the physical act of cooking, especially something complex or plain old hard to handle, dwelled unsuspected reservoirs of arousal both gastronomic and sexual. - Julie Powell
Compared with lesbians, gays seem to be more unapologetic about their sexual orientation. The former must not have balls. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Frankly, Pedro Almodóvar's recent box office hit, Volver, is the first movie I've seen in which a young woman's retaliation against sexual violence doesn't ultimately boomerang around to destroy her - Sarah Stillman
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
At nineteen, one lives in the utter idolatry, therefore the extreme superstition, of sex. Monstrously exaggerated tales about sexual feats, which we listen to greedily, determine our expectations. The disappointments are correspondingly great. - Gregor von Rezzori
A commitment to sexual equality with men is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered. - Andrea Dworkin
When we deny the spiritual dimension to our existence, we end up living like animals. And when we deny the physical, sexual dimension to our existence, we end up living like angels. And both ways are destructive, because God made us human. - Rob Bell
Sexual abuse injects poisonous lies into its victims’ hearts and minds. You’re not worthy is one of them. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Adults need to teach the children they love about sexual abuse so they know what to do if they encounter it. We need to prepare them so they know who to tell, should a violation occur, so they don't have to live with a painful secret, long into adulthood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
The most insidous influence on the young is not violence, drugs, drink or sexual perversion, but our pursuit of the trivial and tolerance of the third rate. - Dr. Eric Anderson Headmaster of Eton. .
When we talk with our children about sexual abuse, we are not only taking a proactive step toward protecting them, we are building our relationship with them--grounded in honesty and trust. It's a win-win situation. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Regulation of sexual behavioris the preferred route to wider socialcontrol. - Alexander Cockburn
To Tengo, sexual desire was fundamentally an extension of a means of communication. And so, to look for sexual desire in a place where there was no possibility of communication seemed inappropriate to him. - Haruki Murakami
Love is not getting high on fantasies of romance, the perfect lover, absolute happiness and sexual ecstasy. Love is based on a two way communication and respect, and that only exists between equals. - Anselma Dell'Olio
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, AND free speech; we deserve to be sexual AND serious--or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution. - Naomi Wolf
Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven. - Mark Twain
I don't mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity. - Marilyn Monroe
Sometimes I hesitate to use the term sexual abuse. It conjures up worst-case scenarios in our minds, and we think, "That will never happen to my kids." And we never begin the conversation regarding sexual abuse with our children. But one violation left in secret can cause significant pain. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
All women live in sexual objectification the way fish swim in water. - Nussbaum, Martha
Gender is not only women and sexual orientation has multiple choices. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
said that Michael Jackson's memorial service was a variety show with a coffin, that MJ transformed himself through surgery and perhaps female hormones from a brown-skinned African American male to a chalk-faced androgynous ghoul with no clear sexual identity. - Chris Hedges
Sexual role-play is the enactment of a highly imaginative and erotic psychodrama where the individual is given creative license to express the polar opposite qualities of their multifaceted personality; bringing a profound sense of psychological release and rejuvenation to those involved. - Miya Yamanouchi
Sexual desire is only the frustrated desire to eat human flesh. - Christopher Frayling
Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven. - Mark Twain
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, 'It's a girl.' - Shirley Chisholm
Advocating sexual repression as a solution to violence against women ends up mobilizing women around their fears rather than their visions. - Alice Echols
The tragedy of sexual intercourse is the perpetual virginity of the soul. - W.B. Yeats
Young girls frequently report that their early sexual experiences were coerced. In a study in South Africa, 30 percent of girls report that their first sexual intercourse was forced. In rural Malawi, 55 percent of adolescent girls surveyed report that they were often forced to have sex. - Njovana Watts
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
Men have constructed female sexuality and in so doing have annihilated the chance for sexual intelligence in women. Sexual intelligence cannot live in the shallow, predestined sexuality men have counterfeiteed for women. - Andrea Dworkin
To conquer your biology, stop seeing people sexually and start seeing them as family. In our day, we have really a perverted notion where it's like strangers and potential sexual objects. - Mark Driscoll
By 1975 sexual feeling and marriage will have nothing to do with each other. - John Langdon-Davies
We could talk about the retraction of re-productive rights in North Carolina and Texas and Ohio, or we could conjure up a lot of statistics about domestic and sexual violence or women living in poverty. If the patriarchy is dead, the numbers have not gotten the memo. - Roxanne Gay
In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. - Catharine A. MacKinnon
Like the pagans of old, unaffected by climate, the British were now dancing around a giant phallus. Unlike the pagans theirs was a sterile phallus, disarmed by condoms and pills - the first heathen sexual cult to be based around sterility rather than fertility. - Peter Hitchens
Every sexual sin begins with flattery. - Sunday Adelaja
What about nightmares? Have you experienced sexual dreams of a dark nature? - S.M. Reine
I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
Sexual starvation forces a heterosexual man to see beauty in every single female who he can sleep with without his society’s disapproval. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Religious ceremonial nowadays provides less opportunity for bad language and sexual symbolism. - Aubrey de Sélincourt
I oppose same-sex marriage but I would advance equal rights in employment for gay and lesbian people. I appointed a few judges who were gay and I had few people in my cabinet that I found out were gay. I never asked peoples sexual orientation. - Mitt Romney
Sexual satisfaction is a dissatisfaction to the spiritual life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know. - Gary Shandling
Of all sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest. - Anatole France
If I ask a woman if she has suffered sexual harassment, could this be considered sexual harassment?
Build a bridge over shame by teaching kids about sexual abuse. Give them a chance to run to us should they encounter it. Be their hero. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
To get free from sexual sin, you have to fight. - Sunday Adelaja
Dont let her clothes down for your sexual need. - Muhammad Saqib
Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Victor J. Banis
If your sexual fantasies were truly of interest to others, they would no longer be fantasies. - Fran Lebowitz
Often success goes hand-in-hand with the sum total of sexual activity in your life. - Stephen Richards
we live in a world where singles are more sexual active than couples - Mohlalefi j motsima
What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse. - Henry Miller
Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a man. - Nancy Linn-Desmond
Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty-three (Which was rather late for me) between the end of the Chatterley ban and the Beatles' first LP. - Philip Larkin
Domestic violence is any behavior involving physical, psychological, emotional, sexual or verbal abuse. It is any form of aggression intended to hurt, damage, or kill an intimate person. - Asa Don Brown
Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me? - Jeff Melvoin
When you are suffering from sexual starvation, a spank or even a hug seems like a porn scene. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In my opinion, there are two things that can absolutely not be carried to the screen: the realistic presentation of the sexual act and praying to God. - Orson Welles
Harnessing the unique sex energy that can only arise through sexual expression can awaken multidimensional awareness and provide you with your desired goal. - Stephen Richards
Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world. - Karl Kraus
Desperate is not a sexual preference. - Randy K. Milholland
The only type of sexual relations possible are those with someone who is as advanced and capable as oneself. - G.I. Gurdjieff
We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift. - Marilyn Monroe
There are two things we must get rid of early in life: a feeling of personal superiority and an exaggerated reverence for the sexual act. - Ayn Rand
Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace. - Roberto Bolaño
Describing my sexual history and scope of experience; am surrendering; in conclusion an epic failure'I'm a master at setting people off...of this it may continue... - Robert Wesley Miller
I think that people's sexual preferences are a legitimate subject for humour, dirty humour if at all possible. - Christopher Hitchens
At this stage I can see most of the men are still primitive about sexual perception and conception. - Baris Gencel
Protecting our kids from sexual abuse is not accomplished in a single conversation, but in ongoing conversations grounded in honesty and trust. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Septimus: There is nothing more to be said about sexual congress.Thomasina: Is it the same as love?Septimus: Oh no, it is much nicer than that. - Tom Stoppard
Sexual thrills are not all physical, and although Parlabane was an unlikely seducer, even on the intellectual plane, it was clear that his desire was, by this prolonged tickling, to bring me to an orgasm of the mind. - Robertson Davies
When female stories are muted, we are teaching our kids that their dignity is second class and the historical accounts of their lives [are] less relevant. This lowered value carries over when women face sexual objectification and systemic brutalization from inside and outside the community. - Aurin Squire
Chastity: the most unnatural of the sexual perversions. - Aldous Huxley
An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on. - Terry Pratchett
The novelist uses facts to create a fiction about life. The pornographer uses sexual reality to create sexual illusion. - Marty Rubin
Her lips full and inviting, she has an infectious laugh and glassy cackle in her eyes, and a 2000 volt sexual charisma that beckons me like a fluff girl on scuffed knees. - Brett Tate
We're a divided country on sexual issues. That's why every news cycle brings more controversy. - Russell D. Moore
The poet believed that 'Beauty' first entered the world not at its creation, nor with the first garden, the first sunrise, the birth of the first man and woman and their first sexual act. The poet believed that 'Beauty' entered the world the day the first child blushed. - Roman Payne
There is a need for promoting women's sexual agency in today's society, because if it wasn't an issue, terms such as 'female sexual empowerment' would be made redundant. The fact that we merely have this vocabulary is indicative of that. - Miya Yamanouchi
Worship your body, beauty, and sexual allure and you will die a million deaths before they finally grieve you. - David Foster Wallace
The stereotype is the Eternal Feminine. She is the Sexual Object sought by all men, and by all woman. She is of neither sex, for she has herself no sex at all. Her value is solely attested by the demand she excites in others. - Germaine Greer
As with most liberal sexual ideas, what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women. - Julie Burchill
I think God is a callous bitch not making me a lesbian. I'm deeply disappointed by my sexual interest in men. - Diamanda Galás
My own belief is that 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
Don't let lack of sexual communication get in the way of your pleasure any longer. Dare to ask the questions that will make sex so much more enjoyable, boost passion, and facilitate a deeper connection and intimacy in your relationship. - Miya Yamanouchi
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