What the famous have to say...

"Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is." (Barbara Bush)

"Don't knock masturbation -- it's sex with someone I love." (Woody Allen) 

"Everybody makes me out to be some kind of macho pig, humping women in the gutter. I do, but I put a pillow under them first." (James Caan) 

"I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman." (Kevin Spacey) 

"In reality the successive sexual experiences accumulated during adolescence undermine and rapidly destroy all possibility of projection of an emotional and romantic sort; progressively, and in fact extremely quickly, one becomes as capable of love as an old slag." (Michel Houellebecq, 'Extension du domaine de la lutte') 

"In the year 2000, in the era of hooking up, "first base" meant deep kissing ("tonsil hockey"), groping, and fondling; "second base" meant oral sex; "third base" meant going all the way; and "home plate" meant learning each other's names." (Tom Wolfe, Hooking Up) 

"It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue." (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694-1778) 

"It is vice to go to bed with someone you are not married to or have someone of your own sex or to get money for having sex with someone who does not appeal to you - incidentally, the basis of half the marriages of my generation." (Gore Vidal) 

"It's a rough temptation, but a common invitation ... So take my advice, that's jail bait." (Andre Williams) 

"Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater--you do the math!" (Nathan Lane, in response to a question on his sexuality, The New York Post, November 8th, 2000) 

"Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty interesting questions." (Woody Allen) 

"Making love to a woman is like buying real estate: location, location, location." (Carol Leifer, comedian) 

"Masturbation: the primary sexual activity of mankind. In the nineteenth century it was a disease; in the twentieth, it's a cure." (Dr. Thomas Szasz)

"My girlfriend always laughs during sex -- no matter what she's reading." (Steve Jobs) 

"My God, My God ... (why hast Thou forsaken me?) ... That bestial giggling ...." (Soren Kierkegaard, his journal entry after his first - and only - sexual encounter) 

"My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel." (Roseanne Barr) 

"People make love for so many crazy reasons - why shouldn't money be one of them?" (Ben Gazzara, Saint Jack) 

"Sex without love is an empty experience, but as empty experiences go it's one of the best." (Woody Allen) 

"Some sport which he alone does find / And Thinks a secret to all humane kind." (John Dryden) 

"The magic of sex is that it's acquisition without the burden of possessions. No matter how many women you take home, there's never a storage problem." (Chuck Palahniuk) 

"The prison psychiatrist asked me if I thought sex was dirty. I told him only when it's done right." (Woody Allen) 

"There is no aphrodisiac like innocence." (Jean Baudrillard) 

"There is too much sex on the screen. I've balled and brawled my way around and I'm no prude, but sex is something to be enjoyed not sniggered over or gaped at." (Peter O'Toole) 

"These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do." (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche) 

"To sleep with a woman: it can seem of the utmost importance in your mind, or then again it can seem like nothing much at all. Which only goes to say that there's sex as therapy (self-therapy, that is) and there's sex as pastime." (Haruki Murakami) 

"What does one want when one is engaged in the sexual act? That everything around you give you its utter attention, think only of you, care only for you ... every man wants to be a tyrant when he fornicates." (The Marquis de Sade)


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