One of the most romantic and intimate gestures there is, kissing can make your pulse race, your skin sing, and your heart do a stunning line of handsprings.
Kissing causes a flood of happy-making chemicals to utterly hijack your impulse control; that’s why you sometimes do things you normally wouldn’t when you are happily lip-locked with the man you adore.
Take a minute to enjoy some of the best kissing quotes and facts about the ultimate romantic impulse we love to indulge… Which one is your favorite?
23 Romantic Kissing Quotes
The famous Eskimo kiss – affectionately rubbing noses together – originated because due to the extreme cold, the Eskimos would only have their eyes and noses exposed. So they invented their own method of intimate affection.
This kiss beats all
John Bohannon of Butler University asked 500 people about their memories of important life experiences, including their first kiss and losing their virginity. The kissing moment beat everything as the most detailed memory.
“Kissing is a means of getting two people so close together that they can’t see anything wrong with each other.” – Rene Yasenek
“To me, if you feel, when you kiss a girl, that certain feeling of all those dolphins, like, swimming through your blood stream, and you get those good tingles inside your stomach, I don’t think there’s any better feeling”. – Corey Haim
Here’s to longer life!
One study has shown that men live up to five years longer if they kiss their wife before going to work. Why not try a 30-second body melter before sending each other off to your respective workdays? Who couldn’t use some of that kind of kissing?!
Uh, well yeah
A Cosmo poll reported that 40% of men said long, steamy kissing would get them immediately ready for sex. (Of course, so does being in the same room with a woman.)
“A kiss is a secret told to the mouth instead of the ear; kisses are the messengers of love and tenderness.” – Ingrid Bergman
“A kiss can be a comma, a question mark, or an exclamation point. That’s basic spelling that every woman ought to know.” — Jeanne Bourgeois
Kissing someone new releases a powerful hormone called dopamine, which releases feelings of craving and desire. It also causes symptoms like lack of sleep, decreased appetite, and a higher level of energy.
Kissing somebody you’ve been with for a long time releases oxytocin, a hormone which makes you feel relaxed and at peace. Scientists emphasize the importance of couples continuing to kiss regularly, as doing so keeps the oxytocin flowing and the happiness levels high.
“Right this second I want you to kiss my forehead and tell me how lucky you are to have someone like me…”
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Life is for deep kisses, strange adventures, midnight swims, and rambling conversations.
Work all your kissing muscles…
French kissing involves all 34 muscles in the face. A simple, chaste kiss involves only two.
The origin of kissing
No one knows for certain how kissing got started. Many people believe that it began as “kiss feeding,” where a mother would chew up food in her mouth and then pass it to her baby’s mouth like a bird.
Kiss slowly, play hard. Forgive quickly, take chances, and live with no regrets.
“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.” — Emil Ludwig
Sealed with a kiss
Kissing at the end of a wedding can be traced to ancient Roman tradition where a kiss was used to sign contract.
“X”s at the end of a correspondence letter represent the contact of the lips during a kiss.
If you kiss my neck, I’m not responsible for what happens next.
You may not be newlyweds, but you should still kiss like you are.
Oh… How you took my breath away with that first kiss!! And let it be my precious secret for as long as I wanted.