Embrace The One You Love: 23 Sexy Quotes About Touch

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That indescribable feeling you get from hugs and kisses? These quotes put it into words perfectly.

Touch is the most important of the five senses when it comes to love. We flirt with playful pats, we lean in for swoon-worthy kisses, we hold each other tightly when we feel insecure and we tantalize each other with sensual massages. Touching, simply, is showing your love. Inspired by Durex's Language Of Touch campaign, we assembled our favorite love quotes about romantic touch will inspire you to embrace the one you love.

1. "And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many." ― J.R.R. Tolkien

2. "The mouth is made for communication and nothing is more articulate than a kiss." ― Jarod Kintz, It Occurred To Me

3. "Kissing — and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing — is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down." ― Drew Barrymore

4. "There are many different types of kisses. There's a passionate kiss of farewell — like the kind Rhett gave Scarlett when he went off to war. The kiss of I-can't-really-be-with-you-but-I-want-to-be — like with Superman and Lois Lane. There's the first kiss — one that is gentle and hesitant, warm and vulnerable. And then there's the kiss of possession — which was how Ren kissed me now." ― Colleen Houck, Tiger's Quest

5. "For thousands of nights I dreamed of making love to you. No man on earth has ever hated sunrise as I do." ― Lisa Kleypas, Again The Magic

6. "That night when you kissed me, I left a poem in your mouth, and you can hear some of the lines every time you breathe out." ― Andrea Gibson

7. "Touch has a memory." ― John Keats

8. "Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours." ― Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

9. "The best and most beautiful things cannot be seen nor touched — but must be felt with the heart." ― Helen Keller

10. "Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts." — Charles Dickens

11. "Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other." — Rainer Maria Rilke

12. "I don't need a man. But I'm happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss." — Cher

13. "At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." — Plato

14. "I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it." — City Of Angels

15. "Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other." — Rainer Maria Rilke

16. It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone." — Marilyn Monroe

17. "Everyone's got a heart.  Find a way to touch it!" — Ewen Lewis

18. "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." — Leo F. Buscaglia

19. "The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body." — George Sheehan

20. "The pressure of the hands causes the springs of life to flow." — Tokujiro Namikoshi

21. "Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain." — Carl G. Jung

22. "When you touch a body, you touch the whole person, the intellect, the spirit, and the emotions." — Jane Harrington

23. "There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it." — Elizabeth A. Behnke

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