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Quotations about Flirtation

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NOTE:  Some of the quotes on this page were submitted to me by visitors, and not all have been verified for original source or wording. I'm working hard to confirm everything, but in the meantime please be aware of the possibility for errors.  —ღ Terri, March 2021

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.  ~E.W. Howe

If you're a gifted flirt, talking about the price of eggs will do as well as any other subject.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1963

Coquetry, with all its pranks and teasings, makes the spice to your dinner — the mulled wine to your supper. ~Ik Marvel

Flirtation:  attention without intention.  ~Max O'Rell, John Bull and His Island

Women flirt to keep their stock high, men to get somewhere.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1963

The greatest miracle of love is the cure of coquetry.  ~François Duc de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Girls, like flowers, are unconscious flirts. ~Herbert Dickinson Ward, Lauriel: The Love Letters of an American Girl, 1901

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?  ~Helen Rowland

Women know not the whole of their coquetry.  ~François Duc de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.  ~Charles Reade

The coquets of both sexes are self-lovers, and that is a love no other whatever can dispossess.  ~John Gay, The Beggar's Opera

Coquetry is the essential characteristic, and the prevalent humor of women; but they do not all practice it, because the coquetry of some is restrained by fear or by reason.  ~François Duc de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it. Coquetry is the thorn that guards the rose — easily trimmed off when once plucked. Flirtation is like the slime on water-plants, making them hard to handle, and when caught, only to be cherished in slimy waters. ~Ik Marvel

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