No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor.
— Betty Friedan

The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment.
Malcolm Muggeridge orgasms quote

What a strange thing is the propagation of life! A bubble of seed which may be spilt in a whore's lap, or in the orgasm of a voluptuous dream, might (for aught we know) have formed a Caesar or a Bonaparte -- there is nothing remarkable recorded of their sires, that I know of.
— Lord Byron

If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.
— Irving Layton

Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it.
— Cray Seymore