101 Kissing Quotes

Kissing is like drinking salted water. You drink, and your thirst increases.

Chinese Proverb

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A kiss is the upper persuasion for a lower invasion.


Where should one use perfume? a young woman asked. Wherever one wants to be kissed, I said.

Coco Chanel

Her kisses left something to be desired... the rest of her.


Kissing may not spread germs, but they certainly lower resistance.

Louise Erickson

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

Rupert Brooke

Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.


Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words.

Margaret Mitchell

A man's kiss is his signature.

Mae West

I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth.

Chico Marx

Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other.

Rene Yasenek

A kiss may ruin a human life.

Oscar Wilde

Kiss me and you will see how important I am.

Sylvia Plath

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful.

Drew Barrymore

A legal kiss is never as good as a stolen one.

Guy de Maupassant

Kiss and make up--but too much makeup has ruined many a kiss.

Mae West

Kissing is like drinking tea with a tea strainer, you can never get enough.


The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor

Always remember this: A kiss will never miss, and after many kisses a miss becomes a misses.

John Lennon

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?

Ingrid Bergman

There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one; the stolen, or the mutual one; the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.

Thomas C. Haliburton

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.

Bob Hope

Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.

William Shakespeare

Leave a kiss but in the cup, And I'll not look for wine.

Ben Jonson

Lips that taste of tears, they say, Are the best for kissing.

Dorothy Parker

Never a lip is curved with pain That can't be kissed into smile again.

Brete Harte

What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?

Robert Browning

Were kisses all the joys in bed, One woman would another wed.

William Shakespeare

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth - for your love is more delightful than wine.


There's this place in me where your fingerprints still rest, your kisses still linger, and your whispers softly echo. It's the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me.

Gretchen Kemp

I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing the hands of ladies. After all one must start somewhere.

Sacha Guitry

A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. Thats basic spelling that every woman ought to know.


Then I did the simplest thing in the world. I leaned down... and kissed him. And the world cracked open.

Agnes de Mille

The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.

Joe Houldsworth

It takes a lot of experience for a girl to kiss like a beginner.

Ladies Home Journal

A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. Thats basic spelling that every woman ought to know.


Life, the gift of nature, Love, the gift of life, a Kiss, the gift of Love.


Take it and return it: the kiss of love.


A kiss is sweet; who dares deny it? But when it is sold, it becomes bitterer than hellebore.


They say there's microbes in a kiss, This rumor is most rife, Come, lady dear, and make of me - An invalid for life.


At last you kissed me, I could die in waves again, and one good lick of quicksand took....

Heather McHugh

What is a kiss? Alacke! at worst, A single Dropp to quenche a Thirst, Tho' oft it proves in happie Hour - The first sweete Dropp of one long showre.


Oh, so woeful a kiss has never a lover recieved; if another come to know such a kiss I swear that it will not leave them unchanged.


The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.

Eve Glicksman

Stolen kisses are always sweetest.

Leigh Hunt

All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.

Elinor Glyn

When he kisses you he isn't doing anything else. You're his whole universe..and the moment is eternal because he doesn't have any plans and isn't going anywhere. Just kissing you...it's overwhelming.


When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you... When I met you, I was afraid to kiss you... When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you... Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.


Is not a kiss the very autograph of love?

Henry Finck

I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.

Arturo Toscanini

If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.

Thomas Carlyl

The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.

Emil Ludwig

The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss.


Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

Helen Rowland

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.

Victor Hugo

A kiss that speaks volumes is seldom a first edition.

Clare Whiting

Twas not my lips you kissed But my soul.

Judy Garland

Kisses are like tears, the only real ones are the ones you can't hold back.


Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Albert Einstein

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the "i" in loving; 'Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.

Edmond Rostand

Give me a kisse, and to that kisse a score; Then to that twenty, adde a hundred more; A thousand to that hundred; so kisse on, To make that thousand up a million; Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kisse afresh, as when we first begun.

Robert Herrick, "To Anthea (III)

In trying to get our own way, we should remember that kisses are sweeter than whine.


Stolen kisses require an accomplice.


Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

kisses are a better fate than wisdom.

e.e. cummings

Love's first snow-drop, virgin kiss.

Robert Burns

A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.


A kiss is just a pleasant reminder that two heads are better than one.


Once he drew with one long kiss my whole soul thro' my lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Happiness is like a kiss - it feels best when you give it to someone else.


What lies lurk in kisses.

Heinrich Heine

The soul that can speak through the eyes can also kiss with a gaze.

Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

May I print a kiss on your lips? I said, And she nodded her full permission: So we went to press and I rather guess We printed a full edition.

Joseph Lilientha

A kiss seals two souls for a moment in time.

Levende Waters

See! the mountains kiss high heaven, And the waves clasp one another; No sister flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth, And the moonbeams kiss the sea: - What are all these kissings worth, If thou kiss not me?

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Love's Philosophy

She kissed me, and my mouth wrote a poem of welcome to her lips.

Ward Elliot Hour

I ran up the door, opened the stairs, said my pajamas and put on my prayers - turned off my bed, tumbled into my light, and all because he kissed me good-night!


Kisses kept are wasted; Love is to be tasted. There are some you love, I know; Be not loathe to tell them so. Lips go dry and eyes grow wet Waiting to be warmly met. Keep them not in waiting yet; Kisses kept are wasted.

Edmund Vance Cooke

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Each kiss a heart-quake...

Lord Byron

Jenny kissed me when we met, Jumping from the chair she sat in; Time, you thief, who love to get Sweets into your list, put that in. Say I'm weary, say I'm sad, Say that health and wealth have missed me; Say I'm growing old, but add Jenny kissed me.

Leigh Hunt

We're all kissed by angels but some of us never think to pucker.

Amethyst Snow-Rivers

Kiss: love professed through lips.

Scarlett Bene

I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children they just about throw up.

Barbara Bush

A man had given all other bliss, And all his worldly worth for this, To waste his whole heart in one kiss Upon her perfect lips.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.

Robert Browning

You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.

Daniel Heinsius

I kissed her hard and held her tight and tried to open her lips; they were closed tight.

Ernest Hemingway

Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was--like eating an egg without salt.

Rudyard Kipling

Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my deary, kiss me, and be quiet.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her--when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Helen Rowland

The sunlight claps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What are all these kissings worth If thou kiss not me?

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Lord! I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.

Jonathan Swift

That farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.

George Eliot

Some women blush when they are kissed, some call for the police, some swear, some bite. But the worst are those who laugh.


Where one drop of blood drains a castle of life, so one kiss can bring it alive again.

Sleeping Beauty

We turned on one another deep, drowned gazes, and exchanged a kiss that reduced my bones to rubber and my brain to gruel.

Peter De Vries

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