intimate quotes

I like cosy, intimate houses.Tori Amos

I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside.Victoria de los Angeles

Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.Barbara de Angelis

Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.Maya Angelou

Because I write fiction, I don't write autobiography, and to me they are very different things. The first-person narrative is a very intimate thing, but you are not addressing other people as 'I' - you are inhabiting that 'I.'Kate Atkinson

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.James A. Baldwin

Poetry is the most intimate of all writing. I want to speak first from me to myself and then from me to you.Ellen Bass

In acting process, it's very difficult to explain. It's something very intimate, very private.Monica Bellucci

I did 10 years of comedies and 10 years of Westerns. I really like to stay away from car chases. I prefer the more intimate film. You have a much more direct association with the emotions.Elmer Bernstein

What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations.Harry A. Blackmun

A voice is very intimate. It's something of your own. So there's always this fear, because you feel naked. There's a fear of not reaching up to expectations. As you become more famous, people come and expect to hear something extraordinary, so you don't want to disappoint them. I feel this sense of responsibility.Andrea Bocelli

A small venue is so much more intimate and loose. You can actually be more spontaneous, I feel.Suzy Bogguss

I find Jesus my confidant and companion, brother and savior; our relationship is intimate, vulnerable, demanding yet comfortable and reassuring.Malcolm Boyd

It's very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other.Eric Braeden

Whether you like it or not, a performance's triumphs and belly flops come to seem excruciatingly intimate, as if you were somehow partly responsible for them.Ben Brantley

I think moms need to share information on a regular, intimate basis.Susie Bright

There are a lot of comics at the top end making staggering amounts of money and selling out stadiums. I think stand-up is a more intimate thing than that. Maybe because of the kind of comedy I do. It's like a discussion, but I'm the one with the microphone.Marcus Brigstocke

As connected as we are with technology, it's also removed us from having to have human connection, made it more convenient to not be intimate.Sandra Bullock

I don't like parties. I prefer something more intimate, just for the closest people.Gisele Bundchen

Eight years ago, I was drawn into Keats's world by Andrew Motion's biography. Soon I was reading back and forth between Keats's letters and his poems. The letters were fresh, intimate and irreverent, as though he were present and speaking. The Keats spell went very deep for me.Jane Campion