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Quotes of the Day for 16 August 2004 – Sex

With a pair of international sex symbols born on this date (Julie Newmar in 1935 at Los Angeles and Madonna Ciccone in 1958 at Bay City, Michigan) the theme of the day just has to be sex. I fully expect that a whole lot of mail filters will block this issue.

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The quotes:

Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading sex manuals without the software.
     - Arthur C. Clarke

Relations between the sexes are so complicated that the only way you can tell if members of the set are "going together" is if they are married. Then, almost certainly, they are not.
     - Cleveland Amory

Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way around.
     - David Lodge

'Just say no' has done as much for drugs and sex as 'have a nice day' has for depression.
     - Dr E. Tyson

Whatever else can be said about sex, it cannot be called a dignified performance.
     - Helen Lawrenson

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
     - P. J. O'Rourke

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