Most popular intimacy quotes
Only discretion allows intimacy, which depends on shared reticence, on what is not said—unsolvable things that would leave the other person ill at ease.
Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.
Men are not given awards and promotions for bravery in intimacy.
Intimacy without commitment is like icing with no cake. It's going to make you sick, sooner or later.
Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood...because everybody does the fake closeness so well.
Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk without loss of esteem.
Most beds aren't as intimate as people think they are.
Every intimacy carries, secreted somewhere below its initial lovely surfaces, the ever-coiled makings of complete catastrophe.
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, haven taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
Intimacy is not an industry; it's not fast food.
Intimacy requires courage because risk is inescapable. We cannot know at the outset how the relationship will affect us.
Though all human beings need both intimacy and independence, women tend to focus on the first and men on the second. It is as if their lifeblood ran in different directions.
Intimacy is a difficult art.
It is one of the ironies of life that our intimates often provoke us more than our enemies.
The telephone's a pretty meager substitute. Because the minute you hang up, your hand is empty.