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Intimacy Quotes

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I think it's always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
- Patricia Clarkson

Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical,
silent, and predictable?
- Phil Donahue

Among men, sex sometimes results in intimacy;
among women,
intimacy sometimes results in sex.
- Barbara Cartland

When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man,
and I don't just mean sex, I married him.
- Hedy Lamarr

 

Communication leads to community, that is,
to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
- Rollo May

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships
in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me
to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.
- Harry A. Blackmun

It was all about music, about getting your friends
to come and see you play.
I don't see that same intimacy happening very much today.
- Layne Staley

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It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people,
you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
- Edgar Quinet

I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the
film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between
a painter and his canvas.
- Norman McLaren

The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy,
but above all of a deep complicity.
- James Dickey

I'm certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage,
but it somehow eludes them.
- James Dobson

I do not want to act unless I have a a great intimacy
with the people I'm working with.
- Armand Assante

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art -
that is,
intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite,
expressed by every means available to the arts.
- Charles Baudelaire

The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and,
having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives
an entertainer a special charge.
- Charley Pride

Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade.
Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
- Robert Sternberg

I'm a very shy person towards my intimacy and private life.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem.
But they don't really know me.
- Garry Shandling

You're creating an intimacy that everybody feels,
that it's their experience, not yours.
I'll never introduce a song and say,
now this song is about 'my' broken heart.
- Diana Krall

I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to
act in cases of oral-genital intimacy,
unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
- J. Edgar Hoover

For TV I don't think I could have gotten a better part
than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character
based on David Chase's brilliant writing.
- Dominic Chianese

Intimacy, as I am using it, is sharing my reality with you.
- Keith Miller

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy
with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
- Queen Victoria

I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it,
which is rare in a public person.
- Jack Nicholson

Interestingly, the best way to promote intimacy is to demand it.
- George Weinberg

Friends need not agree in everything or go always together,
or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.
- George Santayana

But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment,
in which each feels that the other is feeling something,
having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.
- George Eliot

The development of the comedy club industry destroyed
the uniqueness and intimacy of the profession but it
also created jobs for comics and bred some great performers.
- Marc Maron

I've often thought that my lack of intimacy with those
around me is the fault of those around me.
- Luke Ford

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a
want of punctuality in our engagements.
I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup
to break up more than one intimacy.
- William Hazlitt

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
- Eric Berne

In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity
was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy
of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists.
- Havelock Ellis

Fiction is about intimacy with characters,
events, places.
- Robert Morgan

Just with the basic one guitar, one piano and one vocal and an audience,
I think that the intimacy comes through more.
People feel much more connected to the song because
there's nothing in the way,
and I actually enjoy doing that.
- Graham Nash

Intimacy comes from being yourself on the stage and
making the audience feel,
without trying, that you're sittin' down there with 'em,
playing, and that can happen in a big hall,
if you have a good audience that want to listen.
- Doc Watson

Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem
of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence.
It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
- Hedy Lamarr

Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy,
affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity.
This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of
knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for
which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand.
- Aly Khan

Because I am afraid of commitment.
This movie certainly has some bearing and is some reflection
of my real feeling about relationships,
because I do have commitment issues.
My friends tell me I have intimacy problems,
but they don't know me, so who cares what they think?
- Garry Shandling

If you think of life and death on a continuum,
finding the point where it tips is complicated.
It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity.
It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that
you're doing what's right for your loved one.
- Eleanor Clift

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress,
who pass nights as well as days together,
absolutely lay aside all good breeding,
their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity,
infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
- Lord Chesterfield

My whole working philosophy is that the only stable
happiness for mankind is that it shall live married
in blessed union to woman-kind -
intimacy,
physical and psychical between a man and his wife.
I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect.
- David Herbert Lawrence

San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city.
I don't mean the people boo louder or longer,
but there is a very special intimacy.
When they boo you, you know they mean you.
Music, that's what it is to me.
One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.
- George Halas

I think that musicians should never forget about the
intimacy of bringing two people together,
and the aesthetic transference where you're almost
vicariously involved in a romance between other people.
- Joe Williams

I have similar feelings, actually.
The intimacy of a club: you can see the people,
you can almost feel them; you can't beat that.
People will say things, and shout out,
it's almost like they're up on the bandstand with you.
- Benny Green

In this play we're dealing with relative truths -
who's lying,
who's telling the truth.
But underneath that, Ed and I have hit this deeper
level of intimacy between old friends that comes out in the play.
- Fred Ward

My bravery however was the effect of assurance for
could I have believed the current report,
I should have fled as fast as any man,
no man can possibly have a greater reluctance to an
intimacy with Sir William Howe than my Self.
- Henry Laurens

Communication is a continual balancing act,
juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence.
To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others,
but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel,
we have to act alone.
- Deborah Tannen

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Intimacies between women often go backwards,
beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.
- Elizabeth Bowen

The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town.
We are happy to hear from it; we casually fan the embers of past intimacies,
and buy it lunch.
- R. Z. Sheppard

Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to
fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character.
For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men,
they do not choose, but are chosen.
- Henry Taylor

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
- Janis Joplin

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
- Orson Scott Card

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
- Tatum O'Neal


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