- A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. 1915–82 Swedish actress: attributed
when asked what it was like to kiss Marilyn Monroe:It's like kissing Hitler.
Tony Curtis (1985) 1925–2010 American actor: A. Hunter
- A fine romance with no kisses.
A fine romance, my friend, this is.
1905–74 American songwriter: ‘A Fine Romance’ (1936 song)
- To let a fool kiss you is stupid,
To let a kiss fool you is worse.
1898–1981 American songwriter: ‘Inscriptions on a Lipstick’ (1965)
- Where do the noses go? I always wondered where the noses would go.
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) ch. 7 1899–1961 American novelist:
- You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss,
A sigh is just a sigh;
The fundamental things apply,
As time goes by.
1894–1951 American songwriter: ‘As Time Goes By’ (1931 song)
- If love is the best thing in life, then the best part of love is the kiss.
Lotte in Weimar (1939) 1875–1955 German novelist:
- I wasn't kissing her, I was just whispering in her mouth.
on being discovered by his wife with a chorus girl
Marx Brothers Scrapbook (1973) ch. 24 1891–1961 American film comedian: Groucho Marx and Richard J. Anobile
- A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know.
Theatre Arts December 1955 1875–1956 French actress: in
- O Love, O fire! once he drew
With one long kiss my whole soul through
My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.
1809–92 English poet: ‘Fatima’ (1832) st. 3