Sex & Romance

What value has compassion that does not take its object in its arms.

Sexual expression generates more energy for passionate involvement in the movements for justice in the world. Lovemaking turns us simultaneously into ourselves and beyond ourselves.

Sexual pleasure, wisely used and not abused, may prove the stimulus and liberation of our finest and most exalted activities.

The nature and degree of a human being's sexuality reaches up into the ultimate pinnacle of their spirit.

Neuroses could be avoided if the child's sexual life were allowed free play, as happens among many primitive races.

While you and I have lips and voices which are for kissing and to sing with who cares if some one-eyed son-of-a-bitch invents an instrument to measure Spring with.

What life is there, what delight, without golden Aphrodite?

Sex multiplies the possibilities of desire.

Purely sensual love is never true or lasting, for which reason first love is, as a rule, but a passing infatuation, a fleeting passion.

Old age hurries on him who commits adultery.

Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it. This is unpardonable.

Shamed be the one who thinks evil of it...the motto of the Order of the Garter.

He who hates vice, hates mankind.

For until it is generally possible to acquire erotic personality and to master the art of loving, the development of the individual man or woman is marred, the acquirement of human happiness and harmony remains impossible.

Life without sex might be safer but it would be unbearingly dull. Human existence would be reduced to the prosaic, laborious, boresome, imbecile level of life in an anthill.

She who has never loved, has never lived.

No woman can call herself free who does not own or control her own body.

Birth control, family planning and population limitation are most important in any effort to bring real peace into the world.

The implications of evolutionary humanism are clear. If the full development of human possibilities are the overriding aims of our evolution, then any overpopulation which brings malnutrition and misery, or which erodes the world's material resources or its resources of beauty or intellectual satisfaction are evil.

It is cruel crime thoughtlessly to bring more children into existence than can be properly taken care of.


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