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40 Intimacy Quotes

This collection of intimacy quotes will show you that intimacy is not just about the physical connection you have with a person. The phrases and quotations about intimate relationships detail the emotional connection, the closeness you develop over time, the fire that lights up in your soul, and that warm feeling in your heart when you feel held by your person.

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1. “Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone — and finding that that’s OK with them.” — Alain de Botton

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2. “Intimacy is not purely physical. It’s the act of connecting with someone so deeply, you feel like you can see into their soul.” — Unknown

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3. “Honesty is the highest form of intimacy.” – Unknown

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4. “May you fall in love with someone, who never gets tired of saving you from your own chaos.” — Unknown

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5. “There’s nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else.” – Brad Meltzer

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6. “Intimacy is being seen and known as the person you truly are.” – Amy Bloom

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7. “Your partner in the intimate relationship is your mirror that reflects back to you the undiscovered elements of who you are.”

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8. “I waited for you my entire life and you were worth every minute.” — Mark Anthony

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9. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss

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10. “I have looked at you in millions of ways and I have loved you in each.” — Unknown

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11. “Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.” – Joyce Brothers

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12. “I don’t crave an intimacy that involves a touch of a hand, but instead one that causes a flame to burn in my soul.” — Unknown

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13. “I wonder if this is how people always get close: They heal each other’s wounds; they repair the broken skin.” – Laren Oliver

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14. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” – Oprah

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15. “They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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16. “We think we want sex, but it’s not always about sex. It’s intimacy we want. To be touched. Looked at. Admired. Smiled at. Laugh with someone. Feel safe. Feel like someone’s really got you. That’s what we crave.” — Unknown

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17. “I fell in love with his soul before I could even touch his skin. If that isn’t true love, then please tell me what is.” —Unknown

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18. “Physical intimacy isn’t and can never ve an effective substitute for emotional intimacy.” – John Green

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19. “Love is not based on sex. Love is based on respect, trust, and honesty.” – Unknown

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20. “Come closer, until I no longer know where I end and you begin.” – Unknown

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21. “The eyes start love; intimacy perfects it.” – Publilius Syrus

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22. “There are no accidental meetings between souls.” — Unknown

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23. “They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.” – Scott Fitzgerald

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24. “Intimacy with your partner deepens the closeness you share with your love interest and strengthens your connection with yourself.” – Unknown

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25. “If I could have anyone in the world, it would still be you.” – Unknown

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26. “Chemistry is you touching my mind and setting my body on fire.” — Unknown

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27. “Let’s meet in our dreams tonight.” — Unknown

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28. “She had a wild, wandering soul but when she loved, she loved with chaos and that made all the difference.” – Ariana Dancu

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29. “She’s been through hell and came out, an angel. You didn’t break her, darling. You don’t own that kind of power.” — BMM Poetry

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30. “Take a lover who looks at you like you are magic.” — Frida Kahlo

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31. “So, this is what real love feels like.” — Unknown

32. “Intimacy requires courage because risk is inescapable.” – Rollo May

33. “To have someone understand your mind is a different kind of intimacy.” —Unknown

34. “If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles – you’re lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers; you’re brother and sister. That’s what intimacy is if you’re with your soulmate.” – Cate Blanchett

35. “We’re a mess you and I, but the truth is, you captivate me in ways no soul ever will.” — Perry Poetry

36. “Sex can be wonderful, but sometimes you have to take a step back from it to think if you really love that person or if it is just lust.”

37. “My favorite place is inside your hug.” — Unknown

38. “Love is a serious mental illness.” – Plato

39. “I love you, not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft

40.  “It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.” – Jane Austen