I suppose it wasn't that long ago I was a suffering creature also, as you pointed out, and you saved me.


I know how precious illusions can be. I know how they can keep you alive. I know because it has been so long since I had any about my own life.


Daniel: I like Bill, believe it or not. I can see his good qualities: smart, dedicated, driven. But I'm not sure I like him for you.

Dan: Look, I've made a fortune covering unpleasant smells with lemon, perfume. But I have no idea how to market the smell of...
Lester: Stink?
Virginia: Actually what we're smelling is Lester's bacteria. That's what's giving off this unpleasant high school locker room tang.
Lester: You're welcome!
Virginia: And what we'll be experimenting with, hopefully, is the subliminal scent.
Dan: The smell behind the stink.
Virginia/Dan: The holy grail of attraction.
Bill: Or, we can call it a love potion.

You know, the purpose of this evening wasn't to make you sigh, in despair, anyway.


Bill: As much as I would like to take you upstairs...
Virginia: Having my mother arrange it is...grotesque...at best.

Let's be honest, Bill. What we had was about as honest as two amoeba in a petri dish.


Joy had an apartment! She was one foot out the door. As far as she was concerned, your marriage was over. There. No more mollycoddling.


So smells elicit emotions rather than arousal, leaving us nowhere.


Edna: I'm so proud of you.
Virginia: You are?
Edna: All you've got to do is get him to leave his wife and marry you. You're so close. Strike while the iron is hot, and don't give him a chance to get tired of you.

When we talk about sex, we do not talk about love, Dr. Farber, because love cannot be rendered into columns and graphs as if it were the same as blood pressure or heart rate. Love is not a force exerted by one body onto another. It is the very fabric of those bodies. Love is that which carves the lines and grooves; the curvature of our desire.


What's really broken, Barton, is me.


Masters of Sex Quotes

I think women often confuse love with physical attraction.


Women fake orgasms, maybe all of em. Although I haven't checked my clipboard lately