A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know. ~Mistinguett (Jeanne Bourgeois), Theatre Arts, December 1955
Is not a kiss the very autograph of love? ~Henry Finck
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.
Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other. ~Rene Yasenek
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
Soul meets soul on lovers' lips. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, Prometheus Unbound
A kiss that speaks volumes is seldom a first edition. ~Clare Whiting
I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing ladies' hands - after all, one must start somewhere. ~Sacha Guitry
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since. ~Arturo Toscanini
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. ~Author Unknown
Stolen kisses require an accomplice. ~Just One Fool Thing After Another: A Cowfolks' Guide to Romance
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
kisses are a better fate
...I can forget my very existence in a deep kiss of you. ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt. ~Thomas Carlyle
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
Love's first snow-drop, virgin kiss. ~Robert Burns
'Twas not my lips you kissed
But my soul
What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop? ~Robert Browning, A Toccata of Galuppi's
Once he drew
With one long kiss my whole soul thro'
My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.
~Alfred Lord Tennyson
People who throw kisses are mighty hopelessly lazy. ~Bob Hope
A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance. ~Proverb
A kiss is just a pleasant reminder that two heads are better than one. ~Author Unknown
Were kisses all the joys in bed,
One woman would another wed.
~William Shakespeare, Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music, IV
What lies lurk in kisses. ~Heinrich Heine
Happiness is like a kiss - it feels best when you give it to someone else. ~Author Unknown
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.
Kissing is like drinking salted water. You drink, and your thirst increases. ~Chinese Proverb
[T]hen I did the simplest thing in the world. I leaned down... and kissed him. And the world cracked open. ~Agnes de Mille
A kiss seals two souls for a moment in time. ~Levende Waters
[K]iss.... A trick of nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. ~Author unknown, quoted by Evan Esar in Esar's Comic Dictionary, 1943
[K]iss.... Not enough for one, just enough for two, and too much for three. ~Author unknown, quoted by Evan Esar in Esar's Comic Dictionary, 1943
[K]iss.... The anatomical juxtaposition of two orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction. ~Author unknown, quoted by Evan Esar in Esar's Comic Dictionary, 1943
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
Her kisses left something to be desired... the rest of her. ~Author Unknown
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! ~Author Unknown
Never a lip is curved with pain
That can't be kissed into smile again.
The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial one in any love story. ~Emil Ludwig
At the first kiss I felt
Something melt inside me
That hurt in an exquisite way
All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish,
All the secrets that slept deep within me came awake,
Everything was transformed and enchanted
And made sense.
A kiss is the upper persuasion for a lower invasion. ~Author Unknown
The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child. ~Joe Houldsworth
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
Kisses are like tears, the only real ones are the ones you can't hold back. ~Author Unknown
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. ~Rupert Brooke
How delicious is the winning
of a kiss at love's beginning.
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, Sr., The Professor at the Breakfast-Table
Lips that taste of tears, they say,
Are the best for kissing.
Friends are kisses blown to us by angels. ~Author Unknown
She kissed me, and my mouth wrote a poem of welcome to her lips. ~Terri Guillemets
Each kiss a heart-quake... ~Lord Byron, Don Juan
[L]eave a kiss but in the cup,
And I'll not look for wine.
~Ben Jonson, To Celia
It takes a lot of experience for a girl to kiss like a beginner. ~Ladies Home Journal, 1948
Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words. ~Margaret Mitchell
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, Jenny Kissed Me
It's sad when two people who could never part without a kiss come to the point where they never part and so never kiss. ~Robert Brault,
A man's kiss is his signature. ~Mae West
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made
For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
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I wasn't kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. ~Chico Marx
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
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath. ~Eve Glicksman