Quotes of Eroticism

“ A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty. ”

- Mario Vargas Llosa

“ Eroticism is assenting to life even in death. ”

- Georges Bataille

“ Eroticism is like a dance: one always leads the other. ”

- Milan Kundera

“ In this loveless everyday life eroticism is a substitute for love. ”

- Henri Lefebvre

“ Eroticism is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ 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. ”

- Florence King

“ Our life on earth is, and ought to be, material and carnal. But we have not yet learned to manage our materialism and carnality properly; they are still entangled with the desire for ownership. ”

- Edward M. Forster

“ Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ A car crash harnesses elements of eroticism, aggression, desire, speed, drama, kinesthetic factors, the stylizing of motion, consumer goods, status — all these in one event. I myself see the car crash as a tremendous sexual event really: a liberation of human and machine libido ”

- J. G. Ballard
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