Acting is like sex: you either do it and don't talk about it, or you talk about it and don't do it. That's why I'm always suspicious of people who talk too much about either.— Humphrey Bogart
Scandalous Talk About Sex quotations
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Big Data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it.
But certainly in Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa, people don't really talk about sex and certainly religious leaders - some of them - up to now have been very unwilling to accept, for instance, the promotion of condom use
Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.
We need men and women to sit down and talk to each other about sex honestly and openly. That would help us fight Aids so immediately. But our lack of communication is hugely problematic.
I think the best part of being gay is when you're done [with sex], you could turn over and talk about football.
It's funny, when you start talking about primitive scenes, so many people have seen their parents having sex.
Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.
People may talk about the equality of the sexes! They are not equal.
The silent smile of a sensible, loving woman will vanquish ten men.
I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I'm not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures like sex, drugs or gambling (though I'm not knocking them), but something that will bring true and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.
Talking from morning to night about sex has helped my skiing, because I talk about movement, about looking good, about taking risks.
Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.
What I like about masturbation is that you don't have to talk afterwards.
Love is a four-letter word, but you don't hear in nearly as often as you hear some other four-letter words. It may be a sign of our times that everyone talks openly about sex, but we seem to be embarrassed to talk about love.
Men give love because they want sex. Women give sex because they want love. That's the difference between men and women. Ever notice how when we talk about our love lives, it's always about a man? Singular. All most of us want is one good man. But when men talk, it's about women. Plural. They want as many as they can get.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
My mom is going to kill me for talking about sleeping with people.
But I don't want to put myself in the position where I'm in a monogamous relationship right now. I'm not dating just one person. 'Sex and the City' changed everything for me because those girls would sleep with so many people.
I think Secretary's funny, it is about sex, and there's a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you're talking about a lot of other complicated things.
I was in Asia and people asked me about being considered sex symbol.
I don't know if that's good or not, because where I come from, sex isn't something you're allowed to talk about.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
It's awful to be afraid of sex, but I'm afraid that's what the '50s did to people. It was just sex is disgusting, it shouldn't be talked about. Nudity is disgusting, we just don't talk about those kinds of things.
Sex-ed courses look at girl's internal parts: for boys it's about ejaculation, erection and wet dreams; for girls, it's periods and unwanted pregnancy. We never talk to girls about sexual self-exploration or self-knowledge.
Painters should shut up and paint and when we stop painting we should dance or have sex or get a massage or take a shower and we shouldn't be talking about painting.
Sex relieves tension - love causes it.
How would you know a Cork footballer? He's the one who thinks that oral sex is just talking about it.
I hate the whole reluctant sex-symbol thing.
It's such bull. You see these dudes greased up, in their underwear, talking about how they don't want to be a sex symbol.
I mean, you can't have sex until you're married if you're Mormon.
The first time I had sex, my parents found out. They were listening in on the phone while I was talking about sex to my girlfriend. They freaked out, man. They both cornered me in my bedroom.
Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.
Talking about sexual morality, I wouldn't agree that it's declining, but it's certainly changing. Young and old, we are very much in the process of taking a fresh look at the whole issue of morality. The only decline that's taking place - and it's about time - is in the old puritanical concept that sex is equated with sin.
Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass.
I'm not talking so much about sex - after you've seen sex in a picture, what else can happen - but violence is very bad. People think these are things you are allowed to do. I think they should be forbidden.
When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.
When you are talking about moral issues you are talking about same-sex marriage, which has been relegated over to the states. It's no longer a federal issue and yet, we are dealing with it like it's a federal issue but for a large degree it has become a state issue.
In the '50s you weren't taught about sex whatsoever.
It was never just talked about. People used to snoop behind their curtains and look at the neighbors. And if a girl became pregnant in your part of the world, she was shipped off to the countryside.
I think it's sort of disrespectful to the partner you're having sex with to talk about it.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
I was just talking about women, just in terms of understanding them as much as we can ever understand the opposite sex. I'm trying to let go of certain male approaches to things that you inherit, that you grow up with.
I am still shocking people today, and I don't know why.
Is it because I'm a woman talking about sex and men? One magazine said that no one writes sex in the back of a Bentley better than Jackie Collins.
I was totally surprised by the spread of the legalization of same-sex marriage.
In just my lifetime we have gone from a taboo to even talk about homosexuality, to the sanction by governments of homosexual marriage. Few such large social considerations have ever before been turned over in such a short time.
A slutty girl is like the first piece of bread in a loaf, everybody touches it but nobody wants it.
People tend to be put off by the idea of selling sex, but if you spend a winter's night with one of them and talk with her about her family and so on, you're likely to find she's just like any other woman.
I am constantly amazed when I talk to young people to learn how much they know about sex and how little about soap.
Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way, I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects.
Once a week I would meet up with the coolest teacher and we'd go over my work.
All my friends were like, Soooo... once a week at lunch you meet up with Mr. Schulenberg to talk about poetry. They all thought I was having sex with my teacher. But I really just loved to write and it was a nice outlet.
I am South African and I am so aware, even as a white, privileged South African, that even within our community of privilege the idea of talking about sex or sexual preference or sexual identity or anything like that was just, nobody ever did that and nobody ever felt comfortable doing that.