Quotes: eroticism

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  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
    Mario Vargas Llosa
    Peruvian writer, politician, journalist and essayist 1936-
    Mario Vargas Llosa
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    Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
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    Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
    Milan Kundera
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    Eroticism is like a dance: one always leads the other.
  • Henri Lefebvre
    Henri Lefebvre
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    In this loveless everyday life eroticism is a substitute for love.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    The smouldering eroticism of great European actresses like Jeanne Moreau demonstrated to my generations women's archetypal mystery and glamour, completely missing from the totalitarian world-view of the misogynist Foucault. For me, the big French D is not Derrida, but Deneuve.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Florence King
    Florence King
    American Author, Critic 1936-
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    The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.
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