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

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

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

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

One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then
— intimacy quotation by Henry David Thoreau