A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest. ~
Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can't see anything wrong with each other. ~
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. ~
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Professor at the Breakfast-Table
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling
There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one; the stolen, or the mutual one; the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.
When [he] kisses you he isn't doing anything else. You're his whole universe..and the moment is eternal because he doesn't have any plans and isn't going anywhere. Just kissing you...it's overwhelming.
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath. ~
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. ~
A kiss can be a comma, a question mark or an exclamation point. That's basic spelling that every woman ought to know. ~
Mistinguett (Jeanne Bourgeois), Theatre Arts, December 1955
The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.